Archive for the House Category
Chris Watson and Chris Coupe are a duo from south east London, using music to make music. This would mark their second release for the esteemed London deep house imprint Church, in addition to tracks for other fine tastemakers such as Rhythm Section Intl and Bristol’s Banoffee Pies. The Home […]
A soothing summer airstream coasting off of the Adriatic, Lock Eyes turns in four kaleidoscopic house & techno jams for the Lobster main label, keeping the summer sun rolling on through. Opening the EP is ‘At Corsica’, an ever evolving, blissful and sun drenched house jam plucked straight from the […]
Idealist is a producer based in Zurich, and after releasing a good amount of EPs on his own label he’s ready to debut with his first full length LP called “Firewood Street”. All the tracks are affected by dub techno influences, but the instrumentals are a particular blend of oldschool […]
“The latest release on Workshop comes from an unlikely source. Ozel AB is a graduate of one of modern dance music’s most polarising outlets, Lobster Theremin. Specialising in a scuffed and rhythmically simple sound, Lobster Theremin is a scene-defining label, having laid the groundwork for the divisive lo-fi house sound […]
Children are laughing and playing in the back, a baby screams happily: handsome field recordings welcome the listener to the final chapter of Fred P’s Fp-Oner trilogy for Mule Musiq. The New York City native’s 7 features tunes for deep meditative club use and beyond. 7 brings the listener house […]
Sometimes you have these dreams in which you’re on that road again. No bumps, lots of sand, and a crisp motor that navigates you to the beginning of time. As the excitement grows, the speed increases – not with memories, but with claps and kicks and snares and then those […]
It would be fair to say that Firecracker offshoot Unthank is a little underrated. The 10″ series, which variously focuses on experimental deep house and curious downtempo explorations, has previously showcased superb work from Vakula, Inkswel, Booshank and Lord of the Isles, amongst others. Here, Vancouver’s LNRDCRY gets in on […]
We’ve come accustomed to hearing dreamy and sumptuous fare from Project Pablo, so it’s slightly disarming to find him in a more forthright mood on this Club Lonely debut. Of course, his love of tactile, mood-enhancing chord progressions remains in tact, as is proved by lead cut “Night Shift”. Yet […]
DJ Boring embarks on the sixth expedition into the exotic lands of palm trees and blue skies with his dreamy ‘Different Dates’ EP. Expedition six features three jams packed full of moody synth lines and broken beat drum sequences, accompanied by a mind-blowing remix from Baltra.
Best Record Italy take the time machine all the way back to 1979 to revisit the wonderful Italo-Disco delights of Adolf Stern, whose “More… I Like It” represents the strangest end of the genre as it was taking shape. With heavily processed vocals injecting some serious strangeness into the chirpy […]
nthng finally follows up his four stunning EPs with a full album proper, arriving in a whopping 3xLP pack. Arriving a good 6 months after the LT029.5 album sampler which debuted both Soms and In My Dreams, nthng adds another seven hazy, hooded techno bangers to those to make up […]
After two hugely successful outings on Distant Hawaii, Hidden Spheres cruises into Lobster Theremin waters with four sun soaked and heart meltingly infectious slices of his trademark soothing and late night house.
Welcome To Paradiso is an expansive retrospective of the Italian dream house sound co-compiled by label founder Young Marco. At the tail end of the 1980s, a new take on deep house began to emerge from Italian studios. ‘Dream house’ drew inspiration from key U.S deep house records of the […]
Expanded 21st anniversary reissue of of Regis’ game-changing debut album, considered THE Brummie techno blueprint, re-built from original stems & including new studio versions and unreleased sequences, remastered and packaged with new artwork.For this edition the Brum techno overlord has revisited the scene of the crime from original stems and […]
With the big smoke hitting near 40°C heat and the office stock melting away, Lobster Theremin go in for a scorched-earth techno summer with another drum-roasted, rave-heavy EP this time from hard-hitting Vancouver duo Minimal Violence aka Lida P and Ashlee Luk. Having built a reputation for drum-heavy, blown-out & […]
2017 Release on Clone Aqualung. On the heels of the two ”The Other People Place” releases in the early 2000’s another related mini album was already in the works. It never saw the light of day due to James Stinson’s untimely death. Finally it resurfaced on a long lost DAT […]
Young Marco mines deep into the 90s era Italian house underground and strikes absolute gold… Part 1 of 2.. In spring of 2017 Safe Trip released Welcome To Paradiso, an expansive retrospective of the Italian dream house sound co-compiled by label founder Young Marco. At the tail end of the […]
After a collaborative studio session in Bergen, Norway 20 years ago, which sadly only resulted in a distorted tape, Bjørn Torske and Prins Thomas reunite to make music. Bjørn Torske is a figurehead and grand old man of the electronic music scene in Norway, inspiring and laying the foundation for […]
As the boss of Church, Seb Wildblood is a key player in the sphere of Lobster Theremin-related labels that release hazy house music with shades of nostalgia. He makes house sound cozy. Wildblood specializes in downtempo and chilled-out sounds, which he’s mostly put out on his own labels. He uses […]
18 months after the release of his acclaimed Exit Strategies (MAT 002LP, 2015), Jonny Nash returns with Eden, an album recorded in Bali and the United Kingdom throughout 2016. While many of his aural trademarks are present — think glistening guitars, drifting synthesizer chords, and subtle piano motifs — Eden […]
Khotin debuts his alias Waterpark on this aquatic flavoured, self released 12”. “SpeedLine Connect” should keep fans of Bluntman Deejay, Pender Street Steppers and the whole ‘Vancouver sound’ (they don’t like it being called that) – anyone with penchant for new, dusty, THC-laden house music really, very big in the […]
When tripping around sight becomes blurred, sound turns to noise, but scent remains genuine. Attractive or repulsive it stimulates the everyday. The equilibrium is essential. “Scented Trip” mimics this balance between monotony and interest, for you to feel. Hooks and harmonies drive one side, while repetition pushes the flip.
Anthropologist Marc Augé calls hotels and airports “non-places,” where “people are always, and never, at home.” As a touring DJ, Roman Flügel probably spends as much time in non-places as clubs or his studio. The Frankfurt-based artist has said that his third album for Dial, All The Right Noises, is […]