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Here is a little 2 track EP from one of my favourite minimal techno producers Paul Kalkbrenner. Even if minimal is not your style, there is always a lot of unexpected things to discover from him. Artist: Paul Kalkbrenner Genre: Minimal techno, tech house Release: 2004 Tracklist: 1. John 3-21 This song is based on … Continue reading

Friedrichshain

This is the first EP released on Berlin’s BPitch Control label by Paul Kalkbrenner under his ‘Paul dB+’ alias. All of these songs are based on short minimal samples that are looped for the duration of the track with minor changes to the drum loop and the melodies. Even though the layout is minimal these … Continue reading

Poor leno

This was the song that got me into their two Norwegian guys in the first place. One of the best tracks to just kick back and relax to. Artist: Röyksopp Genre: Deep house, downtempo, tech house, house Release: 2001 Preview: Poor leno – Edit Shorter and edited version of the original. Poor leno – Jakatta … Continue reading

Stardust

This is a classic and there is no doubt about it. Since this single was released Zombie Nation was picked up by DJ Hell, the owner of International Deejay Gigolo Records. The track samples the melody of an old Commodore 64 game called ‘Lazy Jones’ during ‘Stardust’ level. The sing-along factor of this song helped … Continue reading

Some polyphony

I don’t want to write much about this EP, because a written review can sometimes ruin the experience of listening. Let’s just say that this was Petter’s last release, and that it can be found in my selectively small vinyl collection. Artist: Petter Genre: Minimal, tech house, ambient, experimental Release: 2004 Tracklist: 1. Some Polyphony … Continue reading

Friday’s post

Today one year ago I made the first post on this blog, I will also announce the new writer for this blog today. During November I asked you if you are interested in joining this blog to write posts for it. You all had a chance to send me emails explaining why you would like … Continue reading

Hustler

Back from my little break. This is one of the releases that got me back into Simian Mobile Disco. The songs are just brilliant. Want to write posts here? Send me an email. Artist: Simian Mobile Disco Genre: Electro house, tech house Release: 2006 Tracklist: 1. Hustler One of the songs that got me listening … Continue reading

Idealistic

That’s Digitalism week for you guys. This is their first hit, majorly influenced by their indie rock roots. Want to contribute to this blog and be a post editor? Send me an email. Artist: Digitalism Genre: Electro house, tech house Release: 2004 Tracklist: 1. Idealistic This is the original mix of ‘Idealistic’ which is a … Continue reading

F.I.R.E.I.N.C.A.I.R.O.

Based on a sample of the Cure’s ‘Fire in Cairo’ this song has somehow become a cult hit for the German duo. At first only released as a white label but then they got the clearance for the sample and put it on their ‘Idealism’ album. Artist: Digitalism vs. The Cure Genre: Electro house, rock … Continue reading

Samba!

This is a fairly minimal approach by Tomboy at a latin influenced house track. The last third of this song are the best. Samba! Album Artist: Tomboy Genre: Acid, tech house Release: 2005 Tracklist: 1. Samba! Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?aymctxy67mojdpc