Vancouver-born, Berlin-based Cobblestone Jazz member Mathew Jonson makes a further appearance on Crosstown Rebels after 2011's 'Dayz'. 'Automaton' propels forward with nimble whizzing synth stabs over hip-wiggling bass, whilst 'In The Stars' has a heady Balearic feel, his tactile production winning over.
This artist is featured in Update #084:
Michael Mayer, Anstam, Daphni, Prins Thomas
Right in time for the Northern Hemisphere's inevitable cool-down, some of our favourite artists are injecting human warmth into their music: Daphni, Juju & Jordash, Prins Thomas, Anstam, Elektro Guzzi - all rely on hand-played drums or unquantised synths to more...
Wagon Repair's main man Mathew Jonson makes an appearance on Damian Lazarus' Crosstown Rebels. 'Dayz' is a sweet arpeggiated slice of melodic techno for early morning hours, 'Cold Blooded' a more brooding electroid track with a surprise killer foggy abstraction remix from dBridge.
This artist is featured in Update #073:
The Best Albums of 2011
As the old year draws to a close, we recap the finest musical moments of 2011. For this update we have selected our favourite full-lengths of the year, and we are making all of these indispensable albums available to you for a special price until January 15, more...
This artist is featured in Update #072:
Elektro Guzzi, Marcel Dettmann, Sepalcure, Surkin
If you are based on the planet's northern hemisphere like we are, chances are you're either looking for a melancholic soundtrack to the greyness outside or some cheerful music to counter its adverse effects right now. Either way, this month's releases more...
This artist is featured in Update #070:
Modeselektor, Roman Flügel, Four Tet, Joakim
Modeselektor are back! After four years spent with Moderat and setting up their own label the Berlin pranksters return with their eagerly awaited third album, 'Monkeytown'. Don't just stop reading there however, as September was ripe with many more fantastic more...
This artist is featured in Update #065:
John Tejada, Ricardo Villalobos, Tiger & Woods
Release schedules hit a fever pitch in June as record labels scramble to the finish line before the festival season. It's been harder than ever to separate the wheat from the chaff, but this month's essentials once again represent our cream of the more...
This artist is featured in Update #044:
Essential 2010 Albums Now On Sale
We wish you an amazing 2011! To start the celebrations we have compiled 200 of our favourite albums of 2010 for our biggest ever New Year Sale! From today on until January 16 all selected albums will be available for a special price - including many of the more...
This artist is featured in Update #023:
Ben Klock, Kode9, Pan Sonic
It's getting hot hot hot. The best thing to take to the beach is certainly a great DJ mix in your earplugs, and this month wasn't short on first-rate specimen: Kode9, Michael Mayer and dOP mix albums all feature in this newsletter, and Ben Klock even claims more...
This artist is featured in Feature #078:
Featuring Jahcoozi, Christian Prommer, Patrick Pulsinger and more
zero" presents the official audio compilation for this year's edition of Austria's largest festival for electronic music, springten. The compilation, which features 13 tracks by artists performing at the festival, like Jahcoozi, Christian Prommer and Patrick more...