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House / Techno

Voodeux The Paranormal

It’s hard to pull off “creepy” in electronic music without sounding Hollywood-hammy, but Boston/Philadelphia duo Jamie Watts (a.k.a.… Read more »

The Polyamorous Affair Bolshevik Disco

Inspired by a Russian nightclub where partygoers’ faces were tested before getting inside, Bolshevik Disco offers a fantastic vision of nightclubbing in the spirit of Giorgio Moroder and Eno-era David Bowie. The duo of Eddie Chacon and Sissy St.… Read more »

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DJ T The Inner Jukebox

Groove-publisher and Get Physical co-founder Thomas Koch has suggested that the follow-up to Boogie Playground is deliberately and overtly inspired by '90s house, his label describing it as “a vision of house music as it should be.” Perhaps the t… Read more »

Kiasmos/Rival Consoles 65/Milo

Three prodigies from the tech-house world surface to the top of this shiny gem from the Erased Tapes crew.… Read more »

Dirt Crew Blow

With a strong background of early Chicago Warehouse tracks and mid-'90s NYC-inspired house, along with their penchant for U.K. dub-house, Berlin's Dirt Crew has made a sprawling tech-house album with their Moodmusic debut, Blow.… Read more »

Chris Tietjen Vier

Mix CDs are a complicated vehicle for music, as they can deliver a hand-picked set to a large swath of people, yet are often considered throwaways for this exact reason.… Read more »

Various Artists Cocoon Compilation I

It's easy to think of an artist like Sven Väth as just another techno veteran who's been around forever, but when it comes picking tunes, the man remains at the top of his game.… Read more »

Nickodemus Sun People

This Turntables on the Hudson co-founder has proven abilities when it comes to mixing polyglot grooves into something inviting and original that doesn’t trip itself up with too many clichés.… Read more »

Steve Bug Collaboratory

Hot on the heels of a recent singles compilation, house legend Steve Bug unleashes yet another soon-to-be-classic on his Poker Flat imprint in Collaboratory—an album that lives up to its title and finds Bug building one solid alliance after another… Read more »

Silicone Soul Silicone Soul

Craig Morrison and Graeme Reedie of Scotland’s Silicone Soul recently celebrated their 10th year on the Soma label, and this self-titled offering from the duo is just one more prize to add to the jackpot.… Read more »

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