Holdie Gawn – “Holdie Gawn” EP

Artist and producer Holdie Gawn set out to create a thick, layered and intricate sonic landscape on newly released project “Yborg”. The song showcases a very beat-centric approach to composition, as the drum machine sounds feel gritty and instinctive. On … Continued


Andrey Zots – Impressed EP

“Impressed” is a 5-track EP from electronic music producer and performer Andrey Zots. This particular release has been in the works for nearly 2 years: it might seems like an absurdly long amount of time to work on a release … Continued


Playground Vol 1 (VRS 001)

Playground Vol.1 is a collection of 3 tracks by forward-thinking producers such as DJ Pi Ge, Hello? Reateat Soundsystem and DeWalta. The 3 artist joined forces to release a diverse, kaleidoscopic and unique mix of songs, where the production values … Continued


David Nicolas, Maloma EP Review [KUSI001]

Over the years David Nicolas has worked on many many projects which are based in Mannheim, and yet he still didn’t get the sightliness he really deserves and that is why it’s worth investigating. Together with Sebstian Werle both have … Continued

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Dan Andrei – Parcul Cosmos LP Review

  Dan Andrei breaks the one year silence of [a:rpia:r] since Raresh’s ”Vivaltu” with his double ”Parcul Cosmos”. It’s one of the the most substantial outings yet, being the second album length release on [a:rpia:r] label. On side A 1 Saturat … Continued


Kaitaro “Lost & Found” EP on Handcrafted Label

Kai (aka Kaitaro Nakaima) started producing his own tracks in 2004 and ever since he is concentrating on live gigs and track production. Kai’s latest release is Lost & Found from Handcrafted Label. The side A has two original productions from … Continued


Unknown – Due – HOWL002

The HOWL is back, are you ready to howl? We’ve had the pleasure to review the debut double disc from Giovanni & Germano’s label HOWL not too long ago (link), and we’re pleased to say the sophomore 12” is as … Continued


Konrad Black “The Scorched Earth” EP review

It’s been a decade since Todd Shillington aka Konrad Black’s last release came out- discounting 2012’s collaboration with Art Department, which seems a near eternity in a scene where transience and flux predominates. Intentional hyperbole aside, with the incredible volume … Continued


Crihan released “Uelden” EP on Ultrastretch

It is no exaggeration to say that Ultrastretch has accumulated an array of outstanding releases and artists since its creation in 2011. One knows that being as renown a representative of the underground music scene as Sammy Dee is, he … Continued


Cobblestone Jazz “Northern Lights” Ep review

Cobblestone Jazz represents the Canadian west coast music scene again with a new release – Northern Lights- at Itiswhatitis record label, the cradle of birth for both Mathew Jonson and the Cobblestone Jazz crew. On A side in Northern Lights … Continued

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Malin Genie “Sense of Swing” EP review

Nick Putman aka Malin Genie released his first EP in 2012. Since then the Amsterdam/Paris based DJ and producer joined Mandar along with Samuel Andre Madsen aka S.A.M and Lazare Hoche with whom he also co-owned the label Oscillat. Although … Continued


Verrina & Ventura – Uno – [HOWL001] Review

Giovanni Verrina and Germano Ventura are no strangers when it comes to the murky world of techno, the first being part owner of the well established All Inn Records imprint, as well as partners in crime with the former as … Continued


Fumiya Tanaka “UFO Training” EP review

With a discography that dates back two decades, Kyoto’s Fumiya Tanaka is one of those producers who needs little in the way of an introduction. UFO Training sees Tanaka add Cabanne & Eric V’s Minibar label to his extensive list … Continued


Seuil “Chocolate Gangsta” EP review

The month of May starts promising with a catchy EP from Seuil – Chocolate Gangsta- released at Eklo, his own label established since 2007. Eklo gained a lot of popularity along the years mostly because of all the young and … Continued

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Suciu – Reactiiletale EP Review

PTXS 003 – Suciu – Reactiiletale – Part I “Hats off” was our instant reaction to Suciu`s Reactiiletale (in translation “Your reactions”) EP, the first part of this third release on the silver series at Pressure Traxx. A1 side`s Dusintors … Continued


O’ld Dog “Beyond Belief” EP review

Low Money Music Love started back in 2013 seeing it’s first release in the form of a VA featuring legendary Steve O’Sullivan sharing slots with O’ld Dog and Chop Suey. Fast forward to 2015 and we’re greeted by their fourth … Continued


Barac – Verniana EP (PTX 011) review

Pressure Traxx is getting ready to welcome Barac this April with his Verniana EP. Previously known as part of the Romanian project NoiDoi,  Barac decided to go solo a few years back and since then released at labels like ODD … Continued

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Suburbs “Din Suflet” EP [PALOTIE 001]

Suburbs decided to launch their own label- Palotie- in April and we couldn`t be more excited at hearing the good news. Four tracks- Amazon, Therapy, Trip and Craiasa – will enchant our ears on this first release, all of them … Continued


Fumiya Tanaka, Beautiful Town EP Review

  Fumiya Tanaka decided this February to join the experimental team at Pluie/Noir with his “Beautiful Town” EP. On the A-side neighbourhood the one and only street is called the Abacus Avenue and we got hooked while wandering up and … Continued


LowMoneyMusicLove “Pocket Rocket” EP review

The third release from LowMoneyMusic Love came out in October last year, an EP suggestively called “Pocket Rocket”.  We couldn`t decipher much the meaning of the “pocket” part but when it came to the “rocket” one we knew right away … Continued


Crihan, Transit Station incl. Petre Inspirescu remix [NAU004]

Romanian record label Naural is preparing to start 2015 with a fresh release that comes with another debut, the talented Romanian artist Crihan. Intricate and subtle, the A-side, Transit Station, excites the listener on a mental scale, an irresistible blend … Continued


Holdie Gawn and Micawber released “Vimmes” EP on Sylphe

It is a complete paradox how some labels manage to get all the attention from the electronic music industry by keeping a very low profile and sharing as little information as possible about their artists. SYLPHE managed to do this … Continued

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Adrian Niculae – Fundamental LP Review [MTF003]

Adrian Niculae to some, Priku to others, no matter how you know Motif’s creative director and owner, you can’t deny his appetite for a solid groove. His previous output on labels such as [a:rpia:r], All Inn and his own Motif … Continued


Tom Ellis released “Limited Volume 3″ on Black Key Records

Brighton based label Black Key Records has a special delivery for the season, all wrapped up nicely in the package comes Tom Ellis`s so called “Limited volume 3”. Four tracks and all of them gems, with very distinctive sounds, lots … Continued

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V.A. – Primu’ [MRR001] Review

Club Midi is one of the most respected and loved establishments to come out of the Eastern part of Europe in recent years. As the saying goes, the proof lies in the pudding, Club Midi being a part of DJ … Continued