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Daniel Meteo Working Class

These 10 new tracks, plus electro-boogie romp “The Beat of the Heart” from 2008, mark a departure from Berliner Daniel Meteo’s deep, dubby, island roots-inspired productions on ~scape and his …

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Das Bierbeben Das Bierbeben

This Hamburg/Berlin band often refreshingly intersects ’80s German new wave, Krautrock, and techno on their eponymous record. The album picks up its momentum once Das Bierbeben settles into the neon-lit, …

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T. Raumschmiere I Tank U

In complete denial that glam rock and digital hardcore went the way of Y2K, Berlin’s Marco “T. Raumschmiere” Haas still bashes it out like the apocalypse is nigh. On this …

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CLP "Spaceballs feat. Spoek, Damaged Good$, Cerebral Vortex"

CLP (formerly known as Chris de Luca vs. Phon.o) has brought together a solid mix of guest artists for their upcoming full-length hip-hop release, Supercontinental, including Yo Majesty, Rayzaflo, Zion …

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Fenin Been Through

Having been on the Shitkatapult wagon since the beginning, Fenin sits among the ranks as one of the original dub-techno production gurus. On Been Through, steady rhythms and smooth pads …

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Apparat Things to be Frickled: Parts & Remixes

Often spoken of in the same breath as Ellen Allien, on accounts of their 2006 arterial-meets-ethereal collaboration Orchestra of Bubbles, Germany’s Sascha Ring has a rep as a consummate colluder, …

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Magnum 38 "Pille Palle"

Weird, noir, hysterical, and gnarly are a few words that come to mind upon hearing Magnum 38’s latest album, Old Europe Strikes Back, and the man behind the moniker–Oliver Greschke–wouldn’t …

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Apparat "Arcadia"

Fresh from his recent full-length collaboration with Bpitch labelhead Ellen Alien, Sascha Ring a.k.a. Apparat is back with his most realized release to date. Like well-rounded melodic producers Trentemoller and …

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T.Raumschmiere Random Noize Sessions Vol. 1

As a recording artist, T.Raumschmiere (Berlin’s Marco Haas) wears many hats-not just that trucker job he dons in his promo shots. Since 2000, he’s produced consistently interesting minimal techno, schaffel, …

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Judith Juillerat Soliloquy

We were all shocked last year when this unassuming mom of two from some podunk town in France won Björk‘s remix contest with her slow-burn redux of “Army of Me.” …

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Peter Grummich Switch Off the Soap Opera

Technoheads have long revered Peter Grummich for delivering (under infinite pseudonyms) what seems to come naturally from his home turf of Berlin: 20 years of DJing and producing, with little …

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Fenin Grounded

Having made a name for himself with his uniquely threaded minimal techno style, Lars Fenin makes reggae the centerpiece of his new album, Grounded. Does it work? To a degree. …

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Das Bierbeben No Future No Past

From the opening onslaught of “Readyroom,” there’s no need to ask what Germany’s Das Bierbeben (The Beerdrinkers) are doing on techno-punk headbanger T.Raumschmiere’s Shitkatapult label. The double-time synth attack and …

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Sami Koivikko Salmiakki

More a disparate collection of singles and B-sides than an album proper, Sami Koivikko’s debut full-length nonetheless offers a vivid snapshot of a young technoist on the rise. Where so …

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Anders Ilar Hydro

As Marco “T.Raumschmiere” Haas and Sascha “Apparat” Ring shoot to underground stardom, they’re thankfully keeping the coast clear for their charmingly named label to keep pumping out quality understated experimental …

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