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Billy Dalessandro Dark Matter EP

Chicago's Dalessandro draws on his early-'90s tech and acid roots with taste and restraint. The cavernous title track scratches at the dubby atmosphere with raw synth stabs, while the flipside tracks pop tighter and a bit more vertically.… Read more »

Gareth Oxby Timewarp

Ooooh. A thumping couple of numbers here from half of the UK's rollicking Tribalation. The simple and irresistible formula: start by fusing tough, organic percussion with understated synth and bass tones.… Read more »

Sven Dedeck Passion

Germany's technological missionary offers a taste of ethereal, progressive bliss.… Read more »

Fries & Bridges Inside Out

Weeks & Moralez team up to create one side filled with heavy walkin' bass 'pon some crisp beats that is strickly for the dance. Other side, "It's Your Space Master," is deeper but just as moving. Read more »

DJ Ali You Don't Know

I almost slept on this one. DJ Ali vocally embraces the likes of Prince and D'Angelo over a tight and funky rhythm with a splash of the "West Coast wind." A perfect blend. Read more »

Osunlade Feat. Jaffa Native Tongue Revisited

New York Afro-house kingpin Osunlade and Montreal keyboard monster David Kakon go take-two on the first release for Osunlade's Yoruba label, with solid results.… Read more »

Bill Payer & Fat Hippy Salt Rocker

Liverpool's Dirty Blue goes thumping and hypnotic 3AM-style here, as producers Andy Winrow and Simon McCormick take you into endless track-land.… Read more »

Cybrid Transistor Abuse EP

After a nearly-four-year hiatus, Oakland's Belief Systems unleashes the debut by electro-heads and Run DMC twins Cybrid. Their buzzy, punchy "Bumper" receives a surreal, almost cavernous remix by L.A.… Read more »

Space DJZ Faces of Pain

As usual, this duo reveals more tricks of the trade with yet another fine studio creation.… Read more »

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