Back on May 16th, German producer Kevin Over released his two track Duster EP. On there is a track aptly named “Ode,” as it seems to be an ode to the old days of dance music. This one brings it back to the fundamentals, giving us a track that’s driven primarily by old school breaks and soulful vocal cuts. On the other side of the EP we have “Duster,” a dubby tech-house/techno stomper with a
The sixth release from lauded Russian label трип landed a monster coup by releasing a vintage track by AFX (fka Aphex Twin). Fans of Aphex Twin will find a lot to love on the opening track of When I Was 14, released last week. A tinny percussive loop with elements of cloppy mechanical detritus, reminiscent of late 90s Warp and Rephlex tracks, propels Icelandic producer Bjarki‘s “Bæpolar” which is topped
A quick tempo and a heavy beat march Jay Zoney’s “Workhorse (Original Mix)” onward. The Vancouver based techno DJ/Producer created a fierce, almost militaristic track in this Eternal Drive Recordings release. The tone of the track is set by a warehouse-style kick drum that goes straight for the jugular. Percussive and other effected elements add to the intensity throughout the track. Prepare yourself before listening – “Workhorse (Original Mix)” is
“Black River” is a deep, dark techno track by artists Gennaro Mastrantonio and Billy Johnston who hail from Termoli, Italy and South Florida respectively. The track features highly-effected percussion hits and sinisterly designed sounds that work in conjunction to give “Black River” a mysterious energy. With under 100 plays on Soundcloud, it is safe to say that this transatlantic duo’s track is a hidden gem. Madrid based label True Type
Berlin’s Adam Port recently came out with a remix of Jimpster’s “Eel Pie Island,” turning it into a late-night chiller. This slow-burning track is filled with great soundscapes and textures, and made good use of an interesting spoken-word vocal sample. Also, be sure to check out the other remix on the B-side of this release by Hyenah.