Balance presents Kölsch


We're not surprised that Kölsch has made it to house and techno's big league in a relatively short period of time. Debuting in 2010 on Michael Mayer's high quality Kompakt imprint, Kölsch subsequently went on to release a series of seminal melodic techno cuts such as Speicher 70 (which includes the smash hit 'Opa') and of course 'All That Matters', his collabo with Troels … [Read more...]

Navar – Moments In Life EP (+16 Bit Lolitas & Chaim Remixes)


Fasten your seat belts to the latest microCastle release, the 35th one packs a big punch with Navar steering the wheel no less. The Dutch producer stands for qualitative and distinguished productions from the very first appearance in the dance music scene, and in turn ''Moments in Life EP'' is no wilting flower. His debut with the label, is all kindsa good. And so goes the same … [Read more...]

Sven Väth pres The Sound Of The Fifteenth Season


At 50, there's still no sign of mr. Vath slowing down and we salute him for that. The same goes for his Cocoon label, which has been popping out numerous ace cuts and compilations for the past fifteen years and is still regarded as a powerhouse in modern day house and techno. Documenting the sound that's been circulating the label and its Ibiza parties this year is this 15th … [Read more...]

The Hacker – Love/Kraft Part 2


Following up last April's release of the album's first half, The Hacker now reveals Part 2 of his Love/Kraft album, on which he further experiments on his signature electro/techno sound. Now, The Hacker's productions are usually a bit on the cold and static tip which, in the case of a good electro track, is a recommendation if we may say so. This 7-track affair's no … [Read more...]

Lonya & Mike Griego – Acid Culture EP


Tel Aviv music don and owner of Asymmetric Recordings Lonya collaborates with Mike Griego to formulate a gem of a tune called ''Acid Culture'', Original Mix released on Darin Epsilon's label Perspectives Digital. The pack contains two remixes, one from Roger Martinez and the other from Tim Penner putting their stamps on the title track. The grainy subtle surges of the … [Read more...]