Podcast 468: Jan Jelinek
The German musician patches together a mix inspired by his summer in LA.

In recent years especially, deep has become a term that is often tossed around liberally in relation to music productions—a buzzword of sorts, which can conveniently be ascribed to a multitude of styl…

Various Diamanten Und Raketen II

A few downtempo throwaways aside, Klang’s second installment of their “diamonds and rockets” series delivers made-for-mixing tracks that techno headz likely already own on 12”. Klang fans won’t be sur…

Various Diamanten und Raketen

This compilation of bristly beats and constricting suspense translates as “Diamonds and Rockets,” which might imply that these (mostly) previously released “post-techno” Teuton…

Johannes Heil Freaks R Us

When it comes to techno knowledge and execution, German producer Johannes Heil is a man with a towering IQ. Or maybe that should be Eye Q, having collaborated with Eye Q label owner Sven Väth. Heil…

Various Artists Alter Ego: Transphormed

Injecting ‘90s living room electronica with some breathing room, Germany’s Alter Ego now figures prominently among the Teutonic tech-house, heroin house, microhouse, et al. empires. Transphormed…

Bergheim 34 It's not For You, As It Is to Us

When is a band not a band? Bergheim 34 challenges the listener to answer that question as its four members-MS20 XXL, Steffen Neuert, Andrew Pekler (a.k.a. Sad Rockets) and Ann Vortisch-release a rich …

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