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I Hate Models issues new EP, listen to opening track ‘Eternal Loneliness’

Spell casting, modern trance-techno wizardry stretching four cuts and over 35-minutes, the new EP by I Hate Models entitled ‘Totsuka No Tsurugi’ is a reverb republic of warehouse pumping hard techno and emotive vigour. Online techno bible Resident Advisor describes … Continue reading

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Music with a coffee #6: Pulsinger — ‘Staub’

Pourin’ it in an acid techno kibble stylee… Typical nineties acid techno / house music gem that pushes along majestically. Look out for those crucial melodic bits that show up occasionally. Wondeful ending, too. Pulsinger must have been taking lessons from the … Continue reading

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Listen to The Holy Grail, a new track by Dutch techno act Ghost In The Machine via Perc Trax

As I type whilst listening to the ‘One Louder’ EP, new music by hard-hittin’ Dutch techno act Ghost In The Machine, the sky has suddenly darkened outside, giving way to several cracks of intense thunder, the rather ominous sight of a … Continue reading

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Imagine Boards of Canada hitting top spot in the album chart today? 25 years since ‘U.FOrb’ made the UK album top spot

  This week 25 years ago the number 1 album in the UK was, wait for it, ‘U.F.Orb’ by the Orb. When I first was reminded of this, via a tweet by Discogs, I began to wonder if a record … Continue reading

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Vinyl Pickup: the first two Eat Static LPs for Planet Dog / Ultimate

Browsing through the always interesting rows of stacked vinyl in Belfast’s Dragon Records of Wellington Place (some old, some new; some authentic, some problematic) I came across not one but two Eat Static LPs– both doubles. Interesting, thought I. Not … Continue reading

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Underworld — ‘Dubnobasswithmy-headman’

“It’s rare for an album everyone’s taking about to be this good”, to misquote John Peel at the time of ‘Dubnobasswithmyheadman’’s release bang start of 1994. He was right, of course, giving his approval to the fresh techno sounds and freaky, … Continue reading

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Porter Ricks — ‘Anguilla Electrica’

Nineties dub techno pioneers Porter Ricks began their long awaiting wax dropping comeback late last year with the wonderful ‘Shadow Boat’ 3-tracker on the famed Tresor Records. As promised back then, the duo of Andy Mellwig and Thomas Koner are busy … Continue reading

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Hear Houndstooth artist Second Storey’s new cut Moesha Moved To Margate

What drew our attention to this particular promo was the fact it’s getting a release via Houndstooth. This is the label that brought us that most enjoyable Call Super album ‘Suzi Ecto’ a couple of years ago, a sort of … Continue reading

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The genre they named IDM: we choose its 10 best LPs

“Intelligent” dance music assumes there’s such as thing as ‘stupid’ dance music. There’s also a snobbish assumption to the name that many attached (and still attach) to the genre– that Warp Records originally dubbed “electronic listening music” for their original … Continue reading

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Clark — ‘Death Peak’

It is around a decade since Chris Clark came into his own, beginning to plot his unique furrow of sound after those first couple of quite Warp-esque if un-enlightening albums.

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