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House / Techno

Stewart Walker Degenerate EP

Five years after his first release, American producer Walker keeps putting out some of the most personable, honest-sounding techno you will ever hear.… Read more »

CZR Release (Joey Beltram Remix)

When I listened to this record I thought to myself, "Man, Joey snapped!" On the flipside to the super original by top Chicago producer CZR, Beltram goes ballistic with a track full of explosive driving bass and piercing stabs. Read more »

Frankman Different Divides

In 2002, you could have been forgiven for believing that every German house music producer possessed something akin to the Midas touch, so impressive was the continual barrage of releases from Kompakt, Playhouse, Trapez, et al.… Read more »

Garth & ETI 20 Minutes of Disco Glory Remix Pt. 1

I'm not usually a fan of bringing back classic wax, but this is an exception. DJ Harvey's mix is pure niceness, although I think nuff heads who missed the original are now irie. Read more »

Nick Holder Rockers Delight

Nick should have called this "Bootlegger's Delight." Side A is Barry Brown's "Step It Up" reworked for the DJ. Flip over to a dancefloor version of Linval Thompson's "Rock Me." Great for a house-to-dub transition. Read more »

Alexander Kowalski, Diego Hostettler, Dennis Desantis Reasons

And just like that, trance is important again!… Read more »

Paula Temple The Speck of the Future EP

With the kick banging hard on this debut by Sheffield DJ Temple, menacing sixteenth-note synth patterns modulate throughout the stereo perspective.… Read more »

Tom & Joyce Tom & Joyce

Tom Naim and his cousin Joyce are French practicioners of all things samba. Their goose pimple-inducing Brazilian-house hit "Vai Minha Tristeza" set the world alight, and this debut long player shows what else they have to offer.… Read more »

Dino Felipe Xanaconversex

Early on, Miami's Schematic seemed to take its aesthetic and musical cues from Warp, from its Designer's Republic album covers to Richard Devine's dense, Autechre-esque beats.… Read more »

Ron Carroll Natural

One of Chicago's pioneers reaffirms his vocal and production prowess on this smooth yet emotive slab.… Read more »

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