Happy 200k!

I hit 200000 views on this blog on the weekend, time to celebrate eh? Again, I post more UK funky releases, there is something about that genre that no other can quite mimic: lax pads, disperse vocals, twisted basslines and untold atmospheres. That is probably the best way to describe this EP in one sentence. … Continue reading

FaltyDL – Hardcourage/Our house stab

Drew Lustman aka FaltyDL is back with a new EP. Fusing dubby techno, oldskool rave stabs and deep house chords effortlessly in this release, FaltyDL has created yet another two signature tunes for him. ‘Hardcourage’ is laid-back with an eerie bassline, mysterious stabs and reggae-like percussion. But the song that really was the cause of … Continue reading

WK7/Head High – Do it yourself/Rave

Been busy moving house in the last couple of weeks and I apologize for not posting a lot. But this should change because this here is a post. I post this because the former editor of this blog ‘glass’ keeps posting these lovely techno videos and mixes on facebook of which I can’t get enough … Continue reading

Lone – Crystal Caverns 1991

‘Pineapple crush’ was the song that got me listening to Lone, so it’s no surprise ‘Crystal caverns 1991’ is the next chapter in Lone’s conquest to revive the Manchester warehouse sound. Sampling stabs from the infamous Stafford duo Altern 8, Lone fuses oldskool vibes with his calm atmospheric synths and nostalgic melodies to make a … Continue reading

The Hacker – Shockwave

There is a video on YouTube of Gesaffelstein playing his remix of this song, that remix is the only reason why you should get this single. It is mind blowing, fusing modern day techno with classic Anasthasia stabs of the rave era. Even though that remix overshadows all the other songs it doesn’t mean they … Continue reading

East coast science

I’m back again! What you’ll get from me today are two very rare mixtapes from Scott Henry and Dieselboy. These mixes are packed with oldskool classics from the ’91-’92 breakbeat era aka the time when the best electronic music was made, listen and you’ll find out why. Mixing is spot on and the tracklists include … Continue reading

Part 2

As promised here is the second part of Altern 8’s old skool euphoria mix. This mix has some more known songs of the rave era. The Prodigy, Moby, Altern 8, the Future Sound of London, Human Resource and Second Phase, you name it and it’s probably in here. Mixed by: Altern 8 Genre: Rave, breakbeat, … Continue reading

Old skool Euphoria

Believe it or not this is quite a nice selection of old rave, house, techno, breakbeat and acid house tunes mixed by the pride of Stafford – Altern 8. This mix also has a second part which I will post tomorrow. Mixed by: Altern 8 Genre: Rave, breakbeat, acid house, hardcore, techno, house Release: 2001 … Continue reading

And now for something interesting

We all know Proxy for his evil basslines and ravey synths. Earlier this year he was playing at Coachella and dropped a huge amount of yet-to-be released tracks from his forthcoming album. If you like his earlier singles such as ‘Decoy’ and ‘Dance in the Dark’ this album will literally blow your brains out. ‘Indian … Continue reading

Archigram

Archigram is composed of Julien & Nicolas, two Parisian natives who discovered Detroit techno in the early 90’s. After they met, they started producing music, developing a style which is unique mix of dark & rock house music where angry guitars are mixed with cold keyboards, but it has a clubby feeling. They have released … Continue reading