Late Night Tales presents Automatic Soul

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The timing couldn't be any better: the summer season's behind us and cold days are heading our direction, so what better way to chase away the autumn blues with a strong dose of smooth and warm soul music? There isn't! "But there's countless, literally countless classic soul compilations out there already, so why would I bother to check this one?" we hear you ask. A fair … [Read more...]

Review: Christian Smith – Stranger Than Paradise

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Marking the twentieth anniversary of his tastemaking techno label Tronic, label honcho Christian Smith presents his third LP to date, following up to the highly acclaimed 'Director's Cut' (2010), and 'Omakase' (2013) albums. The 10-track 'Stranger Than Paradise' sees the producer laying down his trademarked house and progressive-tinged sound while also exploring new grounds … [Read more...]

Review: Fabric 78 – Raresh

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It’s not too long ago that Eastern Europe was one of the few remaining territories that somehow didn’t have something of an internationally-known electronic music scene, as judged by the very few DJs and producers spawning from that region. However, the last few years have seen a meteoric rise in the number of artists from that area that now get the credit they deserve, with … [Read more...]

Balance 026: mixed by Hernan Cattaneo

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Balance, one of today’s hallmark brands in electronic music, puts the limelight on Argentinean progressive house veteran Hernan Cattaneo for its 26th release, which follows surprisingly soon after Danny Tenaglia's contribution (no. 25 - read our review here ) The first disc has Catteneo digging up both classic as new downtempo and ambient tracks, resulting in a very warm and … [Read more...]

BnB Promo Pool #60

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Ryan Crosson, Monoloc, DrDr, Marcelus and Tripeo made it to this week's Promo Pool, getting the review treatment from your trusted BnB pals... Ryan Crosson - Bricolage (Visionquest) Crosson's new release on the almighty Visionquest label is a sassy little three-trackerfeaturing some serious floor grooves. 'Spoons' is up first with its somewhat nervous sounding percussion … [Read more...]