Pär Grindvik – Isle of Real

Floating somewhere between the club ambiences of today and the driving Techno of the nineties that bares comparison to Biosphere and Autechre, arrives Pär Grindvik’s debut album Isle of Real and the debut long player for his Stockholm Ltd label. For those familiar with Grindvik’s densely orchestrated style of unforgiving,

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Lucy – Self Mythology

As the last few sparkles of the beatific electronic modulations bubble and fizz out from Cantile of Creatures, the artist known as Lucy leaves us pondering; what’s next? Those of us expecting yet another foray into the beat-orientated world of the German Techno tradition are left without a rudder, our

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Yssue – Cycle

The tagline for the US-based digital label, Beer on the Rug reads “Record Label and Fun Machine” – a sentiment that runs right through their artwork all the way to the music. Never before has a tag-line for a record label ever rung so true and after our late introduction

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Peder Mannerfelt – Controlling Body

Barring the Swedish Congo record from last year, Peder Mannerfelt’s music under his eponymous moniker has featured a very unique aesthetic. Unlike his work as the Subliminal Kid, there’s something instantly recognisable as a Peder Mannerfelt track, but as his discography expands, it’s getting harder to construct a whole picture

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Glice – Fleisch

Subtly orchestrated to lull you into a false sense of security through its opening bars, it doesn’t take long for Glice’s Fleisch to move into the macabre and grotesque. Plucked metallic objects vibrate out of sync with the rest of the stereo components while wheezing drones and the spray of

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Slackk – Aviary

Praise for Slackk’s Backwards Light EP on R&S from last year came from far and wide, with the instrumental Grime producer tugging at the ears of audiences from disparate corners of the musical spectrum. What Paul Lynch established as Slackk during that release is a matured Grime sound that can

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+plattform – tm22

After making a first appearance on Ploink, Stian Balducci made a formidable impression on the world as his +plattform alias in the world of Techno. His dubby brand of electronica, anchored in the dystopian world of an industrialised music, features the sinister qualities of Germany without disenfranchising his audience. Balducci’s

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