Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Jichael Mackson - Freitag Abend

This is a proper house track by the best sarley-bugger eating smug-druggler around.  It just has a really good house feeling with snippets of German and some chupermarket seckout bleeps.

Saturday, 25 April 2015

Electric Rescue - Quarries (A. Mochi remix)

Every since Sven sent me crazy with an insane A.Mochi techno track in Ibiza a few years ago, I have been following this producer.

This is techno that takes no prisoners, with a slight robotic-electro edge to it but just a real stomper

Thursday, 23 April 2015

DeWalta & Voigtmann - Semi-Floating Objects

Gosh I love minimal more than 10 years later.  These are two rising stars and the track is a slightly computerised plodding affair over 11 minutes with depth.

Not to be confused with semi-flying objects,

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Alexander Skancke - Borg

Underwater minimal with enough bleeps, clicks, ohhs and tsssttssshhh's to keep me amused.

Monday, 20 April 2015

Vid - Estevid

Minimal with a gorgeous rounded deep bassy beat, and some whistling over the top - but the whistling actually works.

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Alexkid & Enzo Siragusa - Kilimanjaro 2

This is minimal garage.  This is the first minimal garage track.  This is a whole new genre.  That devastating wobbling bassline is so effective and I can only dream of hearing that on a soundsystem.  Unless I play it.  Which I have done.  Twice.  And it destroyed the floor.

The garage breakdown and the two-step minimal are just wonderful.

Atom TM - Ich Bin Meine Maschine

This has so much going for it - an electronic factory setting, a Kraftwerk feel and German spoken lyrics as he tests the different sound ranges of his maschine.  One can only imagine had I been around in the day's of Kraftwerk, just how much they would have blown my mind.

Atom TM are a band that I have going to have to do some research on, I feel.

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Sven Vath - L'Esparanza (Ame Reinterpretation)

Sven has occasionally produced music in his life, not so much recently.  This is an excellent remix of one of his classic more trance-like efforts, by the on-form Ame, released to celebrate his 50th birthday.

And I do regret not going to Sven's 50th birthday in Germany last year.

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

STL - Something Is Raw

The second fantastic track from the aforementioned Craig Richards compilation - I have heard it before but never knew what it was, and perhaps it made more sense how it was presented too.  It is mostly about the melodic hook.

There is just something about STL's productions.

Monday, 13 April 2015

Raiders Of The Lost ARP - On And On

I discovered this on the truly excellent Craig Richards compilation - Get Lost - it was only a few tracks in and just sent me crazy, in a sober Monday night kind of way.  So much emotion behind the melody, a simple beat and a trance-like drift on occasion.

Monday, 6 April 2015

UBQ Project - When I Fell In Love

An unecessarily inauspicious introduction with a female orgasm - it seemed pointless, but a really warm-feeling house track follows with the words "When I feel in love, I never thought I'd fall for you" on repeat.  Really good house track from 1994 - doesn't sound aged at all.

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Ricardo Villalobos - Voodog Part 1

A typically rounded warm Villalobos beak with broken bits and a breakdown with snippets of Mary J Blige.  I played it out and nobody seemed to recognise the vocal.

Really clever remix - the best new Villalobos track in my opinion for a year.