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Jules Venturini – Untitled

Even though I have been a regular visitor to the Unsound festival in Poland I will admit to still being quite unsure about much of the country’s output in terms of house and techno outside of popular names such as Eltron John, Kuba Sojka and a couple of others. This untitled release by Jules Venturini…

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General, Music, Records, Review

Shanti Celeste – Being

Operating on a pretty high and consistent level of quality since 2008, 2015 seemed to be a bit of a breakthrough year for Future Times, scoring a mega-hit with Jack J’s somewhat limp-wristed “Thirstin’”, the increased profile of Beautiful Swimmers  / Max D and general support and coverage for the DC crew increasing across the…

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General, Music, Records, Review

Tagwell Woods – Mecca

Appearing out of nowhere in 2013 with a single 12″ of stirring, reflective acid on WT Records, this unknown producer quickly disappeared again, continuing in that time honoured UK tradition of keeping as low a profile as possible, leaving room for endless big mouth chancers with far less talent to get all the press. It’s thus…

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The Emperor’s New Sex Toy

2015 was a curious year for me. As someone who has always deeply appreciated esoteric, experimental and off-kilter electronic music, especially electronic music with a theoretical or conceptual framework which it works within, 2015 would have seemed to be an ideal year for me. However, something was off. That something, if we’re being frank, was…

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Culture, General, Nonsense

A reason to be cheerful (?)

This post has been inspired by the RA Dj poll. Not something I expected to be doing when I woke up today but there you go. I apologise now if you are hoping that this will be a rant about how rubbish it is or about how contrived it is, you’ll have to go elsewhere…

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The Wall / The Stallion – Mick Wills Edits

Mick Wills is the definitive Djs Dj, forever unearthing lost gems and playing them seamlessly alongside classics and fresh releases (often re-edited by himself) he’s one of the rare breed these days who has managed to build up a regular touring schedule based nearly solely off his djing – most definitely helped by having such…

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Apartment Records, General, Mixes

Mix: Dimension Series w/ Lerosa + Kenny

Dimension Series is a now annual mix series that is put together by Oscar González of the Static Discos crew in Mexico for which myself and Lerosa were asked to contribute a mix. Though we’ve dj’d many times together this was our first time doing so outside of a club, or recording it. We kept it to about…

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