techno

Nicolas Bougaïeff on the Art of Dragging Techno Upwards

Alexei Monroe discusses optimism, constructive techno and societal change with electronic pioneer Nicolas Bougaïeff...

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Kraftwerk’s Home Computer Gets Video Makeover

The video incorporates elements previously used by Kraftwerk, including an animation of a computer, taken from the cover image of their classic 1981 album, Computer World....

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Monoloc: Drought

A magic EP of two instant classics...

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“Everything Is Devolving Right Before Our Very Eyes” – Rhys Fulber

Trebuchet talks to Industrial and EBM kingpin Rhys Fulber (Front Line Assembly) about brand new release "Your Dystopia, My Utopia"...

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Jon Hopkins: Singularity

Smashed beats so metallic you can almost taste the blood. Jon Hopkins kills it with Singularity...

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Post-Techno and the Eminence of Melancholia – Liziuz

Tobias Lisius's alter-ego Liziuz unleashes a brooding, Berlin-esque electronic soundscape in new release 'Geschichten des Lebens'....

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Distressed, Dirty, Disfunctional: Roma Zuckerman

Dirty, dysfunctional minimalism confuses and fascinates simultaneously...

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From Me To You (Steven Rutter)

How does a futuristic vision hold up when time passes? Very well, in Steven Rutter's case...

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Blush Response (Interview)

'I don’t know what a Berlin album is but it’s definitely a me album'...

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How do you know if you’ve never tasted it?

Search unfriendly Duran Duran Duran release another epic milestone in belligerent music...

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Pact Infernal on Stroboscopic Artefacts (Monad XXV)

Architectural depth and space, dark sonics, incantatory beats - Stroboscopic Artefacts produce the goods once more...

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Battle Standards (Talker)

Cold, then colder still. Talker emboss style and character onto the electronic music mileu...

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Demands will be placed on the Listener. Bitter Music (Perc)

Perc's Bitter Music is stylistically labyrinthine, full of murky passages and the occasional dead end...

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Optimistic By Definition: 30drop on Techno’s Future (Interview)

'Technology will be the vehicle that leads us to that new revolution'...

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Inexorable Implosions, Ominous Promise: Grebenstein

Simultaneously sobering and intoxicating decelerationist post-techno...

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Manifesto for a Future Sonic Programme: Mugako (J.C. )

J.C. delivers abstract and ominous techno soundscapes with a political edge...

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Like circuit bending, but with more control: Interview (Weightausend)

Weightausend discusses hijacking obsolete digital sound modules, hash-induced panic attacks, and Doctor Who ...

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‘More alike than we are different’. noeverything I AM (Interview)

Their music blends innovative electronics, pop-influenced sweetness, and spiritual elements. Codex Europa interviews noeverything....

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Music rooted in a landscape, yet unapologetically synthetic. (Avalon Emmerson)

Avalon Emmerson musically evokes her home state, without reducing it to Marlboro man cliches...

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Search Deep Inside Yourself (Surgeon)

The continuing evolution of Surgeon's techno sound is apparent in a futuristic new EP. Review...

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Sharp, Innovative Techno with Vision (Roland Werk)

Roland Werk's D401 EP introduces a new artist who indicates a positive future for the techno genre. Review...

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Confrontational, Awkward and Compelling (Scalameriya and VSK)

Perc Trax Limited continues its dancefloor mission with teh confrontational pairing of Scalameriya and VSK. Codex Europa reviews....

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Radioland: Kraftwerk’s Radio-Activity revisited (Matthew Bourne/Franck Vigroux)

Radioland: A Kraftwerk re-werk that is well-executed, worthy but only partially successful....

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I wouldn’t say that people should play it at their weddings (Senking)

Known for his intricately-produced and powerful electronic soundscapes, Senking talks to Trebuchet...

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Detroit and the Minimalists, Examined. Juan Atkins and More, XOYO

Gabriel Prokofiev's Nonclassical teams up with Paris' MARATHON!, to present a night of music intrinsically linked by the thread of Detroit and the early Minimalist pioneers....

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Explora: Morose Dynamism for a Renewed Euphoria (Florian Kupfer)

In Explora, Florian Kupfer's stated influence from the bleak Berlin winter seems evident...

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Nordic Techno goes IKEA. Laiva T#16

A moment of head-down eyes-closed dancefloor reverie is captured perfectly....

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No Ruinporn Here. Altstadt Echo Modern Cathedrals pt. 1 & 2

Modern Cathedrals label founder Altstadt Echo steers between these two seductive poles, resisting the temptation to sonically contribute to the proliferation of Detroitian ruinporn ...

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Rills, fills and dirty drum machines. Unravel (Bendejo)

Owes as much to the mechanics of dub as to the sequencing of techno, with dub's technique of using a looped passage to overwrite the 4/4 time structure driving the low-end beats....

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Defiantly and Successfully Indulgent : Xerrox vol.3 [ALVA NOTO]

If the previous volumes were more concerned with technique and texture, this volume's emphasis on emotion is clear from the start....

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