Review: Vitalic – Voyager

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Vitalic's latest album (four years since his last release – ‘Rave Age’) maintains this melding pot sensibility; and whilst ‘Rave Age’ was more of an ode to the golden age of techno and rave music, ‘Voyager’ seems a bit more refined...

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Kompakt Total 15

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Kompakt Total compilations present us with the label's yearly bestsellers and favourites, and this time around that selection includes 24 full-length tracks spread across 2CDs...

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Crossing Wires 002 mixed by Timo Maas

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Maas is no stranger to the mix compilation platform having delivered a Balance back in 2010 as well his seminal 'Music for the Maases' compilations in the early 00’s. So what does his latest compilation sound like...?

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Martin Buttrich & Audiofly – Uniformal Processing

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Admittedly I’m more than just a bit of a Martin Buttrich fan. His latest offering definitely quenches my thirst for his trademark stripped back and groove based house music.

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Review: Moderat – II

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For those that don’t know, Moderat is a collaborative project between German electronic artists Apparat and Modeselektor. In their individual careers, both Apparat and Modeselektor have challenged the textbook notions… Read More

Review: Cocoon In the mix – Ilario Alicante and Alejandro Mosso

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Whenever I see the name Cocoon, images of Sven Vath’s weathered face appears in my mind, t-shirt firmly wrapped around his head. The type of music that accompanies this imagery is one of warped and wonky, fun-filled techno; dance floor music. This is what this mix is all about.

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Horror Inc – Briefly Eternal

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Horror Inc.'s first full length feature takes the listener on a journey which takes a number of different twists and turns. ...

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Review: The Gallery pres Superparallel with Hernan Cattaneo & Guy J

Date: Friday 16th August, 2013
Location: South London Apartment
Time: 23:30
I bounce out of bed after having a quick ninety minute disco nap. The kind of disco nap I’ve… Read More

James Holden – The Inheritors

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James Holden is one of those rare talents that come along once in a generation - a prodigy who takes on a certain discipline, turn it inside out and then take it into a totally different direction.

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Henry Saiz – Reality is for those who are not strong enough to confront their dreams.

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Every once and a while you come across an artist that speaks to you. It often happens when you are young, when you are innocent, naive, hopeful and curious. As we get older, tired and more jaded it seems to happen less frequently; but when it does, it invokes those very same feelings of wonderment and excitement.

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