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House / Techno

D. Diggler Sounds Fiction

In the poorly translated press release for Andreas Mügge's third D.Diggler album, the claim is made that "D.Diggler is redefining the rather too often heard terms 'minimal dub techhouse'-and gives it a new meaning." Whatever.… Read more »

Adam Jay Naptown Renegade EP

Schooled engineer Jay liberates one of his best 12" performances yet. Deep basslines and dubbed-out vocal loops reside in the thick of pounding, polyrhythmic tribal espionage.… Read more »

Metamatics Rewiredinmymanor

The first in a three part series of remix projects for Lee Norris, who-as an advocate of eschewing normal industry routes-puts his money where his mouth is and lets unknown artists remix his work.… Read more »

Various Artists Heimfidelity Vol. 5

As his goodbye to an "era," Pierre's tribute to his long-running techno club Stammheim dismisses sentimentality, reveling instead in a goofy, sexed-up hedonism.… Read more »

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 »

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