Tag Archives: House

Throwback: Point G – Underwater

For those who like the early Daft Punk records and want to delve further into the French house scene, DJ Gregory and his series of monkiers are a great place to start.

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Throwback: FJAAK – Mind Games

FJAAK are a trio from Berlin who have been mates since childhood. At some point they had the bright idea of collaborating under one moniker and since they’ve they have gone from strength to strength. Last year they caught my attention when they released  the certified bangers ‘Don’t leave me‘ and ‘Plan A‘ on the […]

Nextup: Cleric – Seit 1990

Earlier this week Mancunian techno don Cleric released the second part of of his ‘Scattered Thoughts’ EP on the Figure label. All in all he’s dropped eight thoughtful and exploratory tracks over the past two weeks. From the first set of tracks, ‘Avoid the Subject’ is an absolute chugger with a baseline that wont quit and […]

Throwback: Apple- Mr Bean (VIP Remix)

It feels a bit like every possible way to arrange this lead and drum pattern has been tried once, but this remix is up there with the best. While not perhaps accessible as dancefloor classics ‘De Siegalizer’ or ‘Mr Bean’, it pushes the lurching melody and erratic percussion into something better suited to soundtracking an arcane […]

Throwback: Inner City- Ain’t Nobody Better (Magic Juan Techno Trix Remix)

Some throwback Detroit grooves from the man himself, Juan Atkins with remix of a track by fellow techno pioneer Kevin Saunderson’s more pop-orientated outfit Inner City. It still sounds fresh today despite being over half a decade older than myself, released in the late 80s (the track, not me). Maybe fresh isn’t the right the […]

Nextup: Einerlei – Escapism EP

Leeds’ based Slipstone Records are a new small label with the commendable direction of presenting music from ‘undiscovered artists delivering emotive music across the house and techno spectrum’. Following up from Kesper’s inaugural Moonwalk EP, they welcome newcomer Einerlei for their second release. Einerlei’s Escapism EP is remarkably mature material for a debut release. His production is […]

Events worth leaving the house for: 22nd – 31st January (end of exams special)

January can be a bit dry with the holiday season hangover keeping people locked inside, and you may also have exams to be worrying about. Exams however, mean end of exam parties and that means their are some amazing nights to get yourself down to across the city. The end of this month is absolutely […]