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House / Techno

Egyptian Empire The Horn Track

Originally produced by label head Tim Taylor in 1992, this epic techno anthem receives a commendable reworking 10 years later by affiliate Luke Slater.… Read more »

Various Artists Famous When Dead Two

It's a Playhouse compilation, but not as we know it. The highly acclaimed first offering in this series concentrated on documenting the achievements of Playhouse's own artists.… Read more »

Umek Neuro

The artist album is a tool that many use for different means. Some view it purely as a collection of tracks, while others see it as a chance to expand their horizons and do something, well, special.… Read more »

Various Artists Tigersushi Presents: More God Dammed Music

The premise for Tigersushi's More G.D.M 12-inch series is fairly straightforward. Put a hard-to-find old-school, disco-punk or arthouse "classic" from the late '70s/early '80s (i.e.… Read more »

Various Artists Asad Rizvi Presents Silverlining Exposures

Asad Rizvi's Reverberations imprint is known for house-leaning melodic techno releases-some of which, confusingly, are not "techy" enough to be called "tech-house," but instead maintain the upswing of house rather than than the plodding stomp of tech… Read more »

Paul Mac Cards on the Table

As the catalog number for this label hits 69, an equally erotic tribal funk mission is launched. With processed, organic percussion leading the march, vocals reminiscent of the din at Berkeley's Ashby flea market add a truly ritualistic element.… Read more »

Various Artists Jazz in the House 11: Compiled and Mixed By Phil Asher

In a scene where compilations fall by the wayside, it's refreshing to see a series make it to their 11th installment. Kiss-100 DJ and producer Phil Asher (a.k.a.… Read more »

Percy X On A Day

You want '80s, go for it. But do it right, as Scottish hero Percy does here with some sophisticated next-retro techno.… 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 »

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