Shoal Releases Superb New Laogan EP

Laogan, the superb new EP from Amsterdam producer Kenny Kneefel aka Shoal surfaced last week through Prague label Harmony Rec. On it the Isotoop resident provides four enthralling cuts of deep and dub inspired techno kicking off with the mindfully spacious urgency of the title track below. You can also check out the deep acidified […]

Louis’ Dance Debuts With Morph EP

Brisbane (via Adelaide) DJ/Producers Madeline Draper (Citizen Doe) and Mat Taylor (Cambershae) aka Louis’ Dance, released their debut EP Morph last week via Adelaide electronic imprint Monotreme ADL. An absorbing affair, it comes 3 years after they joined forces as a duo and is the 2 year-old label’s fifth release and second outing with Taylor […]

Nørbak’s Comfort The Disturbed Now Streaming

Portuguese techno producer Nørbak released another blistering attack on the results of neo-liberal economics and conservative attitudes last week with the release of his new EP Comfort The Disturbed, a three tracker for Glasgow’s Soma Records. The frequency focused ‘Where Is Your God Now’ and ‘The Wise And The Disillusioned’ make use of familiar frameworks […]

Update: New Techno – An Independent Music Playlist on Spotify

Two great release weeks in terms of volume and quality to streaming services have reshaped our 30 track New Techno playlist no end in the last two days. It currently features geographical swathe of new music from Europe, east and west and the Americas North and South — as well as the UK (had to […]

Record Review: Beatrice Dillon (ENG) – Workaround (PAN)

They say that time flies when your having fun. Well, how fast can 41 minutes go? Give the amazingly satisfying Workaround, the new album by London experimental electronic artist and producer Beatrice Dillon a spin and find out. Thrilling in its depth of ideas and its unique interpretive take on a multitude of genres and […]

Best of 2019 Series: Techno (001-150) – An Indie30 Playlist on Spotify

It’s a process that’s taken an eternity to carry out due to the sheer depth and breadth of quality releases in techno last year, but we’ve finally put together what we believe are the best techno tracks out of the 1200+ included in our New Techno Playlist during the year. We have divided them into […]

PML Beatz Drop Scintillating Pedra de 800 kg EP

Lisbon and Luxembourg City based brothers Lisandro and Ivan aka PML Beatz have dropped their latest long distance collaboration, Pedra de 800kg, a scintillating and pensive three track EP for Lisbon label Príncipe. Through the prism of their Cape Verdean and Angloan heritage and their experiences growing up in Lisbon, the Portuguese siblings collaborated long […]

Record Review: Newks (ENG) – Credence EP (Urban Kickz Recordings)

Last week Plymouth based techno producer Matt Holberton aka Newks released his new EP Credence, a work of both smouldering restraint and controlled intensity. It’s arguably his most functionally focused and disciplined in form since his return to the techno fold in 2018 after a 15 year absence.  It boasts four hard wired tracks possessing […]