In the Studio: Vril
The mystical producer speaks.

Vril doesn’t really speak—we established that several months ago when he contributed to our XLR8R podcast series. And it’s a great shame because it’s difficult to think of too many m…

Volte-Face Returns with New EP
'Murmuration' EP is out now on digital, with vinyl landing on September 8.

Casper Clark (a.k.a Volte-Face) has returned with a new EP, Murmuration. The five-track EP landed on Clark’s BleeD as the imprint’s second release of 2017 and Clark’s fourth in total…

Semantica Unveils Next Ten-Year Anniversary EPs
'Semantica 10.VII' and 'Semantica 10.VIII' will both be released April 3.

Semantica has released details of the next two chapters in its ten-year anniversary series. Svreca’s Madrid-based imprint has been celebrating ten years in business with a special series of comp…

Svreca, Retina.it & Nuel Feature on Konstrukt EP
'Konstrukt 005' is due out March 31.

Konstrukt has announced its next release. For its fifth release, the Dutch label recruits three new faces: on the A-side, Semantica boss Svreca teams up with Italian duo Retina.it, producing two slice…

Podcast 474: Eric Cloutier
The Detroit native treats us to a two-hour session of carefully picked house and techno.

On his DJ style, Eric Cloutier has been quoted as saying that he aims to keep things “really body-oriented.” It’s a sentiment that will register with anyone who has caught him spinning plates in the p…

Semantica Unveils Claudio PRC Album
'Volumi Dinamici' will be released January 30, 2017.

Claudio PRC will release his next album in January. Volumi Dinamici, Claudio Porceddu’s second studio full-length (following on from his 2012 debut on Prologue), will be be released via Svreca&#…

Architectural Details Future Releases
The Spanish producer will release an EP and LP on his self-titled label.

Architectural two new releases on the way. Juan Rico (a.k.a. Reeko) debuted his Architectural alias in 2010, via his label of the same name. Since, the spaced-out sounds that he pushes via the project…

Mord Announces Stanislav Tolkachev Album
'When You Are Not At Home' is due out November 28.

Stanislav Tolkachev’s next album will drop on Mord. Ukrainian techno producer Tolkachev’s forthcoming LP When You Are Not At Home will be his third full-length (but his first on vinyl, the…

Tresor Announces Mike Parker EP
'Disintegrating Sand' will be released December 2.

Mike Parker is set to debut on Tresor. The New Yorker has been in the techno game for over two decades now, bouncing around labels such as Semantica, Mote-Evolver, Prologue, and his own Geophone. Park…

Abdulla Rashim Unveils New EP
Northern Electronics will release 'Of Water And The Spirit' soon.

Abdulla Rashim has revealed his first solo EP of 2016. Swedish techno DJ-producer Rashim has been one of the most talked about names in the country’s scene in recent times. Over the course of th…

Semantica Lines Up New Releases
An Acronym double pack will drop later this week, along with the next ten year anniversary EP.

Semantica will release two new EPs this week. Svreca’s Madrid-based imprint has been celebrating a decade in business with a ten-part EP series throughout 2016; this week, the label will issue t…

J.C. 'Bixi'

Based in Spain, DJ-producer Jose Cabrera—stylized J.C.—has been electrifying European dance floors with his barebones techno style for the last decade. With releases on Tresor, Ben Sims’ Symboli…

Volte-Face Prepares New BleeD EP
'You Bury Me' EP is scheduled for July 17 release.

Volte-Face has announced a new EP on his own BleeD imprint. The four-tracker, entitled You Bury Me, will be the second release on the label this year, following on from DJ Spider, and will also be  Vo…

Semantica Announces New J.C. Album
'Mugako' is next in the Exhibition Design series, due out August 26.

Spanish techno producer J.C. has a seven track album entitled Mugako on the way via Madrid-based imprint Semantica this August. Jose Cabrera has been releasing under his J.C. moniker since 2013, via h…

Semantica Announces Second Ten Year EP
'10.II' is due out this May.

Details of the second part of Semantica’s 10th anniversary release series have been shared by the label. Svreca’s Madrid-based label announced earlier this year that they would mark a deca…

Podcast 434: Cio D'Or
The German sound architect provides a dramatic hour of experimental techno.

Cio Dorbandt is a part of German techno’s furniture. Born in Hannover, she can now be found in Cologne, while over the course of a lengthy career she has stamped her mark on cities across the country,…

Eduardo De La Calle Announces New EP
‘Colour Planet Corporation’ is due out May 13.

Madrid-based producer Eduardo De La Calle returns to Forbidden Colours with an EP due out in May. Eduardo De La Calle has been putting out techno records for well over a decade now, on the likes of Se…

Mike Parker Prepares New EP
‘10inch03’ is due out April 6.

New York’s Mike Parker is set to release his next EP on Repitch, 10inch03, in early April. Parker has been releasing techno records since the mid-90s, mainly through his own Geophone imprint, as well …

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