• Speedy J — Loudboxer

    cults reviews techno

    27 October 2022

    Ravers and raverettes, last weekend as I was browsing through some internet pages to discover new music from the industrial sphere of sonics, I stumbled upon this guy Speedy J, a name that I’ve encountered several times before, but for some reason never went beyond to explore his offerings.

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  • Two-faced techno people in the Balkans, and future of our editorial content

    editorial

    23 September 2022

    In post-pandemic world, I hoped for things to become better in the techno sphere, as I believed people would finally appreciate what we’ve lost for years in the isolation. But in my eyes, the opposite has happened — the “techno scene” is going all bonkers with these headlining festivals, Instagram DJs are becoming more and more prevalent, the divide between quality and like/follower quantity is becoming bigger and bigger, etc. There are exceptions to this, but this is the general picture right now, techno is sadly cooler (or trendier) than ever before. The underground is mainstream.

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  • DJ Disrespect — Deep Encounter

    reviews techno

    17 July 2022

    Frankfurt based producer and DJ Disrespect continues his saga with mind-melting hard-techno, this time fusing dub with the extremes of schranz into his release. A sonic mayhem that lures you into bashing all the aggression through fast-paced and straight-forward but pure techno, full with bizarre but mighty action all around.

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  • Hermeth — Emotional Damage

    electro reviews

    1 July 2022

    As the bizarre aggressiveness of you grinding your teeth comes to play, these tracks will only amplify the wicked mind-state you’re in. Hermeth as a producer made his name in the underground scene at the end of 2019, and ever since he’s been pushing lava with his homeland Swiss label known as Brainwaves.

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  • Hapësira announced Prelude to the Visions with Giegling

    events

    21 June 2022

    Giegling is a German label and collective found back in 2009, known for its beautiful and colorful dubby releases from artists such as Kettenkarussell, Leafar Legov, Traumprinz and many others. Just few days ago, Hapësira have announced that members of the Giegling crew will host their annual Prelude to the Visions event happening in Kukaj, a remote village in the beautiful mountains of the Prishtina area.

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  • Oldest Skopje club Kapan Han shuts down

    news

    31 May 2022

    The oldest running club in Skopje Kapan Han hasn’t opened since earlier this winter, when all clubs came to agreement to open despite the COVID sanctions by the government. We presumed that a reopening will follow, however the owner has just confirmed that the nightclub will not reopen and the place will be used for something else.

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  • Transki — Vienna Gates

    reviews techno

    10 May 2022

    Austrian producer Transki reveals his latest EP “Vienna Gates” via Scum Collective, a crew and label we’ve covered back when they released DJ Disrespect’s vinyl “Jamz from the Attic”. He indulges us in furious techno spiced up with the old-school trance we love, creating a monstrous EP that’s full with dance-floor artillery.

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  • Falling Apart — FA015RMX

    reviews techno

    2 May 2022

    The fifteenth installment of the Falling Apart vinyl label from Frankfurt brings us diversified neo-trance and techno blends from various of producers. Radiating energy throughout, this release holds remixes from multiple releases by the label, starting with TRANCEMAN2000’s two releases, the last Jonas Kopp and others.

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  • Euphoria V in Prishtina

    events

    30 April 2022

    Haven’t been to a rave in Kosovo? Now is the perfect time to experience Prishtina and the raw energy it radiates. The “insanely” psychedelic Niki Istrefi is headlining along Wndrlst for a warehouse gathering 5km from Prishtina in an industrial setting.

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  • Julian Muller & CAIVA — Without You

    reviews techno

    29 April 2022

    The folks at Live from Earth Klub, a Berlin-based techno label, made their names by dropping artillery just before the pandemic started, and the trend continues. With “Tender Trance” by DJ Gigola and Kev Koko – the former member of FJAAK, they’ve made a stamp on the dance-floor scene by incorporating techno with trance elements like no one else did before.

    This time we have the already established Belgian producer and DJ Julian Muller and German artist and DJ CAIVA on vocals, an interesting collaboration that fruits many groove-rich tracks.

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  • Oat M — First Crops

    reviews techno

    23 April 2022

    The energetic recipe of Italian producer Oat M finds its ways into a fast-paced 4/4 release with three dub-rich hard-techno tracks. He introduces us to elements of the sonic through various of genius ways, and achieves a very powerful rhythm throughout the whole release, making these tracks the proper bombs for ravers all around.

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  • Aslice — A fairer music ecosystem

    news

    16 April 2022

    At end of March, Zak Khutoretsky mostly known as DVS1 announced an unusual platform benefiting producers and DJs.

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  • Ventolin — Brux Trax

    reviews techno

    12 April 2022

    Brux Trax is Ventolin’s debut on the ghetto-esque Planetaria label, coming with a six-track EP highly influenced by the fusion of techno and trance together.
    The entry ‘Big Bank’ is a steady four-four banger with catchy but deep vocals, and acidic synth rampaging throughout. ‘Drop Another’ comes in a different outfit, and the intro suggests powerful sound next.

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  • maukook vs dokter doggo — For Those Who Know

    electro reviews techno

    10 April 2022

    For Those Who Know is the latest project to come out of the enigmatic DJ PlayStation label play labs, featuring six slices of unabridged electro and techno and distinctive acid-trance underpinnings.
    Nostalgia is very much a leaned-into concept. It’s manifested, mutilated and even matured over the past decade or so. Despite its memetic infancy, we have seen the aesthetics of nostalgia, both visually and sonically, become more realised and fleshed-out over recent years.

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  • Jensen Interceptor & Viikatory — I Just Want 2 Dance

    electro reviews techno

    7 April 2022

    The Australian producer Jensen Interceptor drops a power electro EP together with with Belarusian artist Viikatory. They’ve sonically shaped a dark but very lucid sound with two 4/4 and two electro tracks, all of which are powerful and as the label says themselves: breakneck party starters.

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