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Culture, Mixes, Music

Mix – Massive Carl’s M5 Mixtape / Bloc Mixxx

My latest mix is for the Bloc Weekend festival which is taking place this weekend over in Butlins in Minehead in the UK. Apartment and Lunar Disko will be taking over the Pub Venue on the Saturday of the festival from 7pm to Midnight featuring myself, Tr One, Automatic Tasty and John Heckle. At this…

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General, Music, Records

Rob Rowland – Freestate One

A couple of days ago I posted a white label record with no information on it to my Instagram with the tag “The finest techno record ever to come out of Ireland…?”. Speaking subjectively I will stand by that statement when discussing Rob Rowland’s first Freestate record, which surfaced some time around 2000/2001 and then…

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Music, Review

G Marie – Tarnished Idol

KM Editions has been putting out some lovely stuff in recent times, such as last summer’s Les Crocodiles ‘La Nuit Des Tropiques’ on their Pleasure Unit imprint. Now they are coming with a new imprint called Pleasure Wave. The first release is debut outing from South London’s G-Marie, which has really caught my attention. It’s…

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Music, Records

DFA Detroit

About 15 years ago, a truly wonderful deep techno record came out of the city of Detroit on the Surveillance Recordings label with a strange catalog number under the artist name DFA. This was during the time that there was the label releasing indie dance under the name DFA, as well as soulful NYC house…

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Music, Records, Review

A Visitor From Another Meaning / Model Man

A Visitor From Another Meaning – Lost Encounters 1 Stylish Dutch label Bordello A Parigi kicks off 2016 with two native masters; firstly a welcome return from Alden Tyrell’s rarely seen A Visitor From Another Meaning alias. Recent years has seen Tyrell move away from his electro and Italo influences into the realm of classic Chicago…

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Making A Record, Mixes, Nonsense

Kris Baha Bahnsteig Mix + label feature

Bahnsteig 23 was featured over at the Ransom Note, where they have put up a great ‘flavour of the label’ mix by Kris Baha and an entertaining interview with mysterious label boss Ziggy Sternenstaub. 12″s from Kris Baha, Schmoltz, Kito Jempere, Albion and some dude called Jonny 5 are scheduled for release over then next…

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General

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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