techno

A battle between nature and technology [Clark]

Clark's music expresses a world precariously balanced, sounding equally on the brink of triumph and disaster; the two often intertwining...

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Built with vision and prowess [Planetary Assault Systems]

A thriving and rapidly evolving sonic ecosystem, producing an expansive soundfield that's simultaneously serene and nervous...

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Our ‘songlines’ are contained in our technology, we are technological beings [Cristian Vogel]

ith releases spanning two decades, Cristian Vogel is widely recognised as one of the more thoughtful and inventive producers of his time. In the 1990s he produced extremely innovative techno and...

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Four-track orange vinyl-only (Grey Branches)

I think most of my output has an Industrial feel to it. It’s the first genre of music I really fell in love with as a teenager, and it’s seems I can’t undo that love. ...

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Donor : Against All

Schappert takes material from the present-day and brings out the dystopian aspects of a much closer and less-glamourous dystopian future....

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Zeitkratzer : WHITEHOUSE

ithin the institutionalised avant-garde, overt but actually often inert rule-breaking is the norm. There are numerous hidden codes and limits setting a constantly-shifting line between good and bad...

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(No) Token Gestures

The circumstances of its birth have made Token determined to follow its own agenda and pay no attention to passing trends, focussing on what it sees as the most important elements of what it calls...

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Berlin, Techno and the Fall of the Wall

A rich document of a remarkable period in the life of the city....

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Lee Gamble : KOCH

The fractured, inconsistent nature of the work seems to be inherent to Gamble's approach...

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Hans Bouffmyhre

Four different tracks from an album given different treatments. Hans Bouffmyhre's Where I Belong remixes. Review...

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Modvs : Mayfield EP

Proof that techno doesn't have to choose between being conceptual/atmospheric and forceful...

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Óscar Mulero / Pole Group : Interview

We don't have one type of sound that we want to focus on or develop to a higher or lesser degree, we just make music and if it fits our philosophy, we release it....

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Sawlin & Subjected [Interview]

We do this kind of music to do something, what you don't expect. More experimental and trippy stuff. Sawlin & Subjected talk to Trebuchet's Codex Europa. ...

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Peter Van Hoesen : Life Performance

This was a very spirited performance. It has the sound quality of a studio recording but the energy and sudden shifts of a live set...

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Pierre Deutschmann : Betroit

It would have been all too easy to attempt this kind of fusion cynically or unimaginatively, but Berliner Pierre Deutschmann manouevres around these traps with great skill....

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Adam X (Traversable Wormhole) : Interview

'There was a strict agenda, but only in terms of designing it to being spatial and outer worldly-sounding.' Traversable Wormhole's Adam X talks to Codex Europa...

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Rebekah : Reconnected 03

If you can get past the lifestyle techno corporate packaging, CLR releases some very good work...

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Schultz: White Blood Cells

It's a cliché but this one really is strictly for the hardcore and it's all the better for that. ...

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Oscar Mulero: Black Propaganda

With Britain in the grip of near-compulsory enthusiasm for a militarised circus of corruption on an epic scale, there can hardly be a better time to be listening to an album entitled Black...

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Wagon Christ – Toomorrow

Toomorrow is Luke Vibert’s first outing as Wagon Christ since Sorry I Make You Lush in 2004 and if you needed a masterclass in sample transmutation, this is it. From the intro onward Toomorrow...

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