BnB Promo Pool #68

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Donato Dozzy, Bicep, Xamiga, Robag Wruhme, DMXKrew, Espa, and Tadeo are among those getting the review treatment in this action-packed edition of our Promo Pool lowdown. Robag Wruhme - Cybekks (Pampa Records) German wunderkind Robag Wruhme's latest release is another prime example of the man's highly dynmamic minimal techno sound. There's four brilliant tracks to be enjoyed … [Read more...]

Applescal – FOR

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Fresh from delivering a series of very impressive artist albums and compilations through his own Atomnation label (a number one source for self-wise, uncompromising electronica) , Dutch producer Applescal returns with his fourth album to date, aptly titled ‘FOR’. The new album is firmly rooted in Applescal’s signature dreamscape sound, with glistening arps, slow-swung … [Read more...]

Late Night Tales presents After Dark Nocturne

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Late Night Tales' After Dark offshoot After Dark has just released the third edition in the series, compiled and mixed by electronic music connoisseur Bill Brewster. Here's how that sounds. A very tasteful and compilation from the first to last second, After Dark Nocturne sees the LNT brand returning to the low-tempo corners of disco, funk, and leftfield pop across a … [Read more...]

Kerrier District – 4 (Hypercolour)

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Acid house pioneer Luke Vibert revives his disco-slash-funk led Kerrier District alias and delivers a brand new album packed to the brim with sterling summer cuts. Here's our review. '4' follows 11 years after the release of 2004's self-titled longplayer for the legendary Rephlex label, and four years after the last EP released under that moniker. The time off has definitely … [Read more...]

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...]