ADE – Seth Tro...

Life is good for Seth Troxler in 2013. Having been anointed as Resident Advisor’s top DJ in last year’s poll, he’s waded into this year with even more gusto. For such a vaunted DJ, he’s a relentless tourer (and partier), playing more gigs last year than anyone else on the list of one...

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The Mirror by Pan-Pot – Mobilee Pan-Pot’s ten year journey from the Berlin underground to techno A-list has found them aligned from the start to hometown imprint Mobilee. With over a dozen EPs over the past decade and their landmark Pan-O-Rama debut album in 2007, they celebrate the...

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London Asylum by Miss Jools & Scott Kemp – Mobilee Mobilee’s a label that requires little introduction, having clocked up its century of releases earlier in the year, and into its ninth, the Berlin imprint continues to extend its tendrils beyond its tried and tested roster, with...

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Reign of Drums/Gave Up The Dance by X-Press 2 – Skint Twenty years in and still going strong, X-Press 2’s influence on dance music runs far and wide, just as their appetite for music seems unabated. Residents at Brighton’s Skint since the monstrous AC/DC in 2000, the pairing’s...

Ray Okpara

Ray Okpara is a German DJ and producer whose star has been in the ascendancy since the middle of the last decade. The Mannheim artist was part of a group of producers that emerged from the city’s scene at the time, and his groove-led, deep house won him acclaim with releases on Oslo and...

Clock Opera at Heaven Nov19

Clock Opera at Heave...

Clock Opera may have only existed back in early 2009 as Guy Connelly’s project to coalesce the whirling sounds of his head into discernible tracks, but the four-piece that Clock Opera have morphed into in the intervening years have gone beyond gigs at festival ‘introducing’ stages to a...

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The Inflated EP by Mr Ho – Klasse Recordings With the avalanche of polished, pristine house music that has come with the digital age, it’s quite reassuring hearing a record that sounds like it was pressed on thick, musty vinyl and bought from a smoke-filled backstreet record shop. In...

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You Gotta Be by Geddes – Mobilee As the Berlin label approaches its landmark 100th release, it looks to London to close out the 90s, with their latest EP taking the form of a trio of housers from London stalwart Geddes. The Mulletover man was putting on warehouse parties in the middle of...

Music Reviews Aug15

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Kontrol EP by Hugo Barritt – Vitalik Despite what the hype machine may have you believe, thankfully not every aspiring producer and DJ that comes to Europe ends up in Berlin. Aside the trends of the last few years, London still draws many to the capital, and in the case of Kiwi Hugo...