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House / Techno

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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