REVIEWS

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Pacific Coliseum – Ocean City

The balmy, balearic-leaning style of house that has become popular over the last couple of years is uniquely suited to the album format. Driven by relaxed atmos... >>
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Anthony Naples – Us Mix

After a flurry of releases when he first broke out, Anthony Naples has slowed to a less hurried pace recently. Last year saw only a subtle two-tracker on Trilog... >>
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åmnfx – Moscow Beat

Beset by a tragic warehouse fire and the loss of two of their finest artists, no one would blame the 100% Silk crew for taking some time off. Yet 2017 has seen ... >>
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Stratton – Smelling Salts

When a scene blows up, as lofi house has over the past year or so, the glut of bandwagon producers crowding the internet can make it hard to keep track of the o... >>
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Objekt – Objekt #4

Since his first white label releases in 2011, TJ Hertz has acquired a reputation as a producer focused on the future. From his early bass-infused techno to the ... >>
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DJ Heure – Outsider Resource

It's not like Seb Wildblood wasn't already busy. The Londoner co-runs the prolific Church imprint alongside his newer label Coastal Haze and still makes time fo... >>
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Octo Champ – Not Quite Here Yet

London promoter Let’s Go Swimming has been going strong for a year now, with a string of well-curated parties under its belt at Stoke Newington’s The Waiting Ro... >>
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Deena Abdelwahed – Klabb

As inviting as house music is, the genre rarely provides material that sounds genuinely fresh. Those looking for something that sounds new generally end up at t... >>
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6D22 – IŠTAR

If you believe what you read online, there’s no fresher place for techno right now than Tbilisi, Georgia. Local nights like Bassiani combine a free-rave spirit ... >>
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Young Marco – Selectors 002

A common complaint of the dance scene is that good DJs are expected to be good producers, and vice versa, when the two require very different skills. Typically ... >>
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Luka Productions – Fasokan

As electronic production methods become cheaper and more widely available, producers from Senegal to Teheran have begun learning to compose digitally. The major... >>
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Bruce – HEK027

Since he emerged on Hessle Audio in 2014, Bruce has proven himself one of the UK scene’s most consistently creative new producers. Inhabiting the abstract space... >>
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DJ Central – Basil

Denmark’s second city, Århus, has been quietly cooking up some of the finest house music around lately. It's all down to the web of artists on labels Regelbau, ... >>
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Underspreche – Invito Alla Danza

Electronic artists often situate themselves in relation to music history – new techno looks nostalgically at the early days of 90’s rave, while modern house toy... >>
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Folamour – Shakkei

It’s been a few years since France was one of the centres of the global dance scene. There was a period when the irrepressible good vibes of the French Touch so... >>
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Person of Interest – NOYFB

We don’t know much about Person of Interest. Over a share of records on the L.I.E.S. axis, the anonymous producer has mostly concocted gritty basement techno, l... >>
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Lnrdcroy – Ooze City

Vancouver’s house scene caught fire off the back of a specific sound – a bittersweet strain of house that played with dance music history in a stoned haze, ushe... >>
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Kornél Kovács – The Bells

Kornél Kovács wants you to have a good time. His previous singles have included references to Bugs Bunny and the cheesiest Italo, while the Studio Barnhus label... >>