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Sven Dedeck Passion

Germany's technological missionary offers a taste of ethereal, progressive bliss.… Read more »

Various Artists The Discerning Dancefloor Vol. 2

The second in the series from DJ Nick Name, this supplies its title's target well, this time with help from the US via Organic Grooves, DJ Angola, and Bolliger and Gloor. Four classy organic midtempo Afro/Latino cuts, good for any dancefloor. Read more »

DJ Eli Feat. Kadiatou Warriors

This NYC Afrobeat/house hybrid from famed radio DJ Bobbito Garcia's new imprint should have Gilles Peterson drooling for months and Joe Claussell hammering it at every gig.… Read more »

Pieter K Rapport

Pieter K's already displayed his talent at complex drumwork, but he dabbles further into melody on "Rapport"-experimental, deep headphone business with a melancholic feel.… Read more »

Black Mighty Orchestra Ocean Beach

BMO's Cesare Cera and Ricky Rinaldi lift angelic strings from Henry Mancini's "Lujon," which add a touch of beatific cocktail jazz to their sturdy 100-bpm beats on "Ocean Beach." Allesandro Meroli's live flute plus 'nuff percussion recall NY DJ Sasha… Read more »

Karltone & Stephanie B Space 80 EP

Go ahead and do that '80s thing, but keep those annoying, faux-alienated vocals out of the damn mix.… Read more »

Scanner Spray

With his phone-tapping days safely behind him, Robin Rimbaud keeps exploring implicitly intimate paths in abstract post-techno, as on this EP for this nascent Florida label.… Read more »

Freedom Soundz People's Beat

Rolling used to describe a type of drum & bass record that just, well, flowed smoothly despite the hyperactive pace. That style has found its way into broken beat via records like this.… Read more »

Cinema Recorded Music LIbrary After Dark

Glasgow boys Crawford Tait and Gregor Reid cough up some twisted summery lounge disco on the A-side of this 10-inch.… Read more »

Space DJZ Faces of Pain

As usual, this duo reveals more tricks of the trade with yet another fine studio creation.… Read more »

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