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Robag Wruhme Thora Vukk

If you were lucky enough to catch a live Wighnomy Brothers set before their split in 2009, then you know that Monkey Maffia and Robag Wruhme were often deservedly called the best techno DJs in the wor…

FaltyDL You Stand Uncertain

To be honest, it has been difficult to write about FaltyDL’s second full-length record, but not because it disappoints—on the contrary, You Stand Uncertain might be one of the most exciting reco…

Jay Haze Love = Evolution

It goes without saying that for the past 10 years, Jay Haze has been one of the most interesting and engaging techno producers around, dealing with sounds as diverse as new classical, African and Lati…

Nicolas Jaar Space Is Only Noise

The past few years have seen an explosion of techno’s sonic boundaries, with more leftfield and jazz influences creeping into a world more known for its sweaty four-to-the-floor workouts. Perhap…

Labels We Love: R&S Records

It’s hard to imagine the techno world of the late ’80s and ’90s without Belgium’s R&S Records. The Ghent-based label not only first introduced Aphex Twin to the world, but…

Marc Houle Drift

It’s unfortunate that Berlin’s Marc Houle is probably best known for “Techno Vocals,” his cheeky 2007 stab at the trend of pitching down vocals in minimal dance music. The plod…

Pale Sketcher Jesu: Pale Sketches Demixed

Listening to the career trajectory of Justin K. Broadrick gives one the feeling that he has mellowed significantly with age—how else could the man who helped bring Godflesh and Techno Animal to the wo…

Wolfgang Voigt Freiland Klaviermusik

During the years when minimal techno was king, much was made of the genre’s similarities to avant garde and minimalist classical movements from the previous century, but often, specific affiniti…

Artist Tips: Diskjokke

Oslo-based space-disco producer Joachim Dyrdahl has made a name for himself as Diskjokke with releases on Prins Thomas’ Full Pupp label as well as Get Physical sub-label Kindish. A classically t…

The Sight Below It All Falls Apart

Despite lulls in popularity, dub-techno has never really left us; after all, Fluxion, Echospace, Andy Stott, and Bvdub continue to release records full of the atmospheric, crackling beatscapes pioneer…

Tiefschwarz "Home feat. Daniel Wilde"

The siblings and production team of Tiefschwarz recently unveiled Chocolate, another record full of the club-friendly, melodic house music the duo is known for. (Want proof? Check out the streaming pr…

Video: Benga's "Baltimore Clap"

Dubstep producer Benga has a new video out for his “Baltimore Clap” stomper, and it is best described as an animated-yet-dark romp through a clap factory, replete with machines that rip cr…

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