Detroit’s very own comes back with soul cuts, funky melodies, and groovy basslines. This release is stacked with vocal chops and fantastic sampling, take the ride with KDJ, whatupdoe.
The title is an homage to Overall’s favorite producer, Madlib, whose own jazz remix album SHADES OF BLUE revolutionized how hip-hop producers engage the jazz archive in 2003. On SHADES OF FLU, Overall unleashes his formidable, if unsung, talents as a producer, once again redefining what jazz is, this time through the medium of the remix.
Throughout, these shadowy psychic rhythms percolated at the periphery, as both escape and exorcism. The songs share a smeared mood of longing and lament, foggy melodies gliding through low-lit spaces, dissipated dance floor ether spiraling like smoke under a streetlight. It’s a music of faces in the night and things unsaid, swaying at the threshold. What could have been and what will always be.
A strikingly contemporary political overture tape of 100% original music composed by Nathan Micay with his cello, viola, violin and distortion pedal.
Coming off winning Essential Mix of the Year, Josey Rebelle delivers her contribution to Tim Sweeney’s Beats In Space series. Expect slippery house grooves, dreamy breaks, and touches.
They say it takes a village to raise a scene. But going to town at the cutting edge of highly online, intermittently danceable electronic music for a full 10 years? That takes a particularly determined kind of web sheriff. Laid down somewhere between LaGuardia, Gatwick, Tegel and the most far-out of Altered Zones, these edits have soundtracked countless summer days, half-remembered house parties, and cherished DIY venues long since crushed and made into Vice offices.
Over the years Kobosil’s R Label group has made a name for themself, creating a trademark sound that has a punishing sinister drive paired with hypnotic techno rhythms. SEKTION 1 is the R Label group’s first compilation album which continues to set a high standard for techno production.
Quick cuts and bouncy tracks, MoMa Ready & AceMo return with a stellar 4 track EP.
Melbourne’s very own Sleep D come through with unmatched atmospherics and energy.
Hypnotic sounds and intricate melodies flutter throughout this haunting release.
Following a successful string of seemingly effortless dance cuts and extended plays, UK producer India Jordan returns with their most refined effort yet. These fast-paced, woozy house tracks are constructed as one part pure euphoria, one part thoughtful introspection. Being the titular “You” India brings to the table a daring combination of careful cogitation and care-free movement. We must think everything and nothing all at once.
FLOWERS OF FLESH AND BLOOD is able to utilize new and darkwave samples to give these tracks a nostalgic techno sound. With each track hitting at least 140 BPM there's not one song on the tracklist will leave you bored.
Shredding IDM and sludgy techno, Miami’s Omnidisc boss comes back with a head splitting 4 track EP. 50% of the proceeds go to Miami-based independent record store, Technique Records.
Slippery, melancholic and layered. This single from upsammy has us excited for her full album release Zoom coming this June.
Mama told ya is a record label based out of Paris created by French producer Anetha. The label’s second EP offers a set of techno tracks that are dark yet hypnotic. The powerful and rolling sound of Copenhagen techno proves to be a good pairing with melody and groove that Anetha and Hadone bring to create one charming tracklist.
A catchy release from Jayda G, piano chords and a slowed down climatic break deliver pure ecstasy. A would be anthem of this summer’s festival circuit.
Gritty and tough, this collection from Walton is filled with jaw clenching breakdowns and chaotic DJ tools.
Courtesy’s label, Kulør, comes back with 4 tracks by Sugar for the Horespower EP. The release is equipped to take you into deep hypnosis.
A follow up to 2016's Mycology EP on AC Records featuring four brand new electro tracks.