Crazy P – Walk Dance Talk Sing (Walk Don’t Walk / !K7)

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UK disco outfit Crazy P's seventh album to date has become a "rich and sophisticated mix of funk, disco, house, pop and boogie while also exploring previously unknown territories." With a career spanning nearly two decades during which they released six albums, the Crazy P trio are amongst the most succesful acts in UK dance music history. Their new album has, even more so … [Read more...]

Maxime Dangles – Resilience (Skryptom)

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After having released a batch of superb cuts on Herzblut, FLASH and Kompakt, French techno producer Maxime Dangles now turns to Electric Rescue’s Skryptom label to release his debut album 'Resilience'. Let's take a closer look... ‘Resilience’ comprises the producer’s progressive house/techno sound across a total of 13 tracks (including a Slam remix of one of the album’s … [Read more...]

Dronelock & Ontal – The Topics (Shadow Story)

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British/Serbian industrial techno duo Dronelock & Ontal's debut album 'The Topics' is "a very daring piece of balanced chaos; an intense, blood-chilling exercise in sonic warfare." Following a batch of hotly tipped EPs, UK producer Dronelock and Serbian's Ontal now present their debut LP 'The Topics', on which they further experiment on their signature industrial techno … [Read more...]

BnB Promo Pool #67

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Seth Troxler, Dana Ruh, Shinedoe and Sebastien Leger all have new EPs out, and we took the liberty of reviewing them... Dana Ruh - Yardang (Brouqade) After releasing her debut Album on Jus Ed's Underground Quality label, Dana Ruh returns here to her own label with a fresh 3-track slice of thick, dub-laced techno. Built around various layers of hypnotic, shoegaze-style … [Read more...]

The Analog Session – Black Ground

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Italian disco/electro pioneers Alexander Robotnick and Ludus Pinky ‘s second album covers anything from 70s electronics to modern day techno. Here’s our review… Both being legendary producers in their own right, Alexander and Lupus have always remained loyal to the sound and capabilities of vintage analogue gear. In fact, all tracks on this album have been made using nothing … [Read more...]

Tyger Tyger – Distant Deeps EP (+ Alican Remix) (Aequivalenz Recordings)

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Sacramento based - Tyger Tyger may well be pushing the curtains away to come in to the spot light, yet the recognition should come easy, as Aequivalenz Recordings; Hasan Mogol's eclectic label releases "Distant Deeps EP", that ideally, should be a must feature on the fine tunes list this summer. While the original mix of "Distant Deeps", is in a way ground breaking, the … [Read more...]

Alex Bau – Musick (Credo)

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The coveted Bavarian techno producer and Credo head honcho delivers a smash album that's particularly heavy on the industrial tip. Here's our analysis. It's been made very clearly that this new album by German techno producer Alex Bau is a collection of tracks designed for enjoyment and enjoyment only. How do we now? Because it's been made very clear in the press release … [Read more...]

James Le Roux – Going Alone LP (Igloo-Rec)

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Following a series of hotly tipped releases, UK producer James Le Roux now presents his first longplayer. Here's what we have to say about it... Londoner James Le Roux has been churning out a slew of minty records lately, all of which balance on the fine lines between powerful progressive and meaty tech house. Berlin-based Igloo now presents the man's first LP, and it's … [Read more...]

BnB Promo Pool #66

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Juan Sanchez, Adam Beyer, Saytek, Third Son, Staffan Linzatti and Josh Wink are getting the remix treatment in this week's Promo Pool. Here we go! Juan Sanchez - Buffer (Drumcode Limited) Dutch DJ/producer Juan Sanchez' debut EP for Drumcode Limited is a gritty piece of stripped techno composed of two tracks. The arp-fueled 'Buffer's a particularly nasty banger for fans of … [Read more...]