Archive for the Techno Category
In between the re-releases of the two legendary Drexciya albums released on Tresor in 99 and 01, the Berlin techno institute is proud to re-present Transllusions *Mind Over Positive and Negative Dimensional Matter*, the 12 inch single which originally accompanied the album *The Opening Of The Cerebral Gate*.
Double LP version. From beyond our universe, the Alientronic invasion arrives on Planet Earth. One of the great ambassadors of Berlin techno, Ellen Allien presents her brand new album Alientronic. This is a body of work rooted in the city where it was recorded, Ellen’s home and the place where […]
Double LP version. Special Request returns from hibernation with Vortex, an album he made in his underpants. Of the new material, he says, “I had a right fucking doss making this. Fuck all that conceptual guff m888” The music here is strictly bowel-evacuating bangers; those of a nervous disposition should […]
2019 repress. After the re-release of Drexciya’s Neptune’s Lair and Transllusion’s The Opening of the Cerebral Gate, Harnessed the Storm is the third album in Tresor Records’ great Drexciya reissue program. Originally released in 2002, Harnessed the Storm was conceived as the opening chapter of the legendary Seven Storms — […]
Sam Kerridge teams up with DVA Damas’ Taylor Burch in The Other, a narrative-structured collaboration set to an absorbing contrast of seething electronics and technoid impulses riddled by droll vocals in billowing negative space. Opening his sound up to mutual spirits, and allowing more space and time for his sounds […]
LP version, includes printed inner and sticker. Originally released in 2003 on CD only, Re.sort was conceived by Sora aka Takeshi Kurosawa. Soothing cut-ups and analog collages for dreamers in the summer breeze, Re.sort is a miracle of Japanese electronica. Widely unknown but very necessary, fragments and textures playfully flirt […]
2019 is Mule Musiq’s 15 years anniversary. Their seventh release of 2019 is Roman Flügel’s debut single on the label. The title track on side A is an electric soul house tune and the B side is hypnotic jazzy deep house. It’s reminiscent of Kuniyuki.
On his DFA debut, German experimental techno producer Edward largely departs from the 4/4 grid he frequents and blurs the focus towards a more slippery, improvisational vibe. Fans of his Desert Sky alias, as well as his work reshaping classic tracks by Harmonia & Eno and Rolf Trostel of Tangerine […]
A new addition to the label’s extended family, Tracey arrives on Dial with his debut LP, Biostar. Following previous releases on Aus Music, Voyage Direct, and Intergraded, Biostar pushes the technical and emotional craft of this vital young producer in exciting new directions, submerging listeners in thirteen tracks of sublime […]
Classic Drexciyan dance floor moment like ”Digital Tsunami” is considered as the signature track of the “Harnessed the Storm” album. It is accompanied here by three titles that are not present on the 2LP vinyl version of the album. Originally released in 2002, ”Harnessed the Storm” was conceived as the […]
In between the re-releases of the two legendary Drexciya albums released on Tresor in ’99 and ’01, the Berlin techno institute is proud to re-present Transllusion’s “The Opening Of The Cerebral Gate”. For the first time music fans will be able to experience the whole journey on vinyl. The 3LP […]
Very deep & slightly dark electro of the absolute highest order, produced by James Stinson (Drexciya). Tracklist: ”Power Of The 3rd Brain”, ”Disrupted Neural Gateway” and ”Do You Want To Get Down?” Essential release.
Derek Carr has flown back onto the radar after reissues on Ben Boe’s ‘For Those That Knoe’ imprint and a string of newly released music through 2017 and early 2018. In true Craigie Knowes spirit, Derek has been drawn off of the beaten path to supply a wider variety of […]
Dolly Dubs welcomes none other than techno royalty Dan Curtin to the label with four forward thinking cuts! In his signature, energetic idea-rich style, Curtin meanders from vibey electro to uptempo Detroit-esque euphoria, and from innovative techno to broken beat lushness. A perfect mini techno-journey!!!
Minimal Violence announce their debut album, “InDreams”, a start-to-finish, full-throttle ride through raw, high energy techno. Their records for some of Vancouver’s best-known labels – like 1080p and Genero as well as Lobster Theremin and Ninja Tune’s Technicolour – have always captured the exhilarating spirit of their live shows. This […]
Eight years can take its toll on artists – it can sway them into new directions, challenge their own principles of artistry and interpretations of what makes us human. But for cult legend Amon Tobin, a riveting pioneer of the IDM movement, not much has, and his ability to craft […]
On their debut album as DOVS, Tin Man and AAAA summon the ethereal spirit of acid. Tin Man, AKA Johannes Auvinen, has been studying the emotional potential of the Roland TB-303 for 15 years now, and AAAA (Gabo Barranco), a fixture of the Mexico City underground, might as well be […]
“Expertly-made dub techno for the dance floor. As Deadbeat, Scott Monteith’s last album, Wax Poetic For This Our Great Resolve was both a lament and a message of hope for a world in turmoil. On that record, the Canadian artist embedded speech in an often-instrumental form. On Waking Life, his […]
Stephan Laubner, better known as STL, is regarded for his unique twist on dubbed-out house and techno sounds. “Lost Harbour” leads Take Your Seats EP with textural field recordings, crunchy distorted rhythms, and an amalgamation of snaking bass, synth, and piano lines, intertwining and unfolding throughout. “Mr. Sinister” switches the […]
Echocord sub-label Echo Echo returns with its first release of 2019, courtesy of son.sine. Leyton Glen, aka son.sine, presents a new EP of original material, his first in four years. The thirteen-minute “Uncertainty” opens, driven by hazy atmospherics, pulsing acid bass tones. and murky sub bass while glitched-out percussion subtly […]
Itiswhatitis present a 2019 remaster based on the 2013 re-master of Mathew Jonson’s Typerope by Stefan Betke (Pole) using Tube-Tech compressors and Weiss EQs. This itself was an improvement from the 2003 original. Re-cut 1:1 and edited. 140 gram vinyl housed in thick brown carton bags.
The 68th edition of the DJ-Kicks mix series is another landmark one, with experimental producer Laurel Halo taking the reins. The American’s adventurous 28 track trip features seven exclusives, including two of her own plus those from Rrose, Machinewoman, FIT Siegel, Nick León and Ikonika.