This artist is featured in Update #088:
Autechre, Atom TM, Function, Brandt Brauer Frick
As easy to spot as Easter eggs on a snow-covered meadow, the highlights in our March Essentials include great albums by Autechre, Atom TM, Function, Brandt Brauer Frick, Space Dimension Controller, Aera, Basic Soul Unit, and TM404, compilations like '20 Jahre more...
Following on from their 'Salty Days' LP last year, Julius Steinhoff and Just von Ahlefeld dish out a new EP of sensually produced house. 'Nofretete' is a mellow opener, 'Ninja Restaurant' skirts darker techno territories with its ebbing synth patterns and 'In the Jungle' is a lush and lively jam.
This artist is featured in Update #081:
Modeselektion Vol. 02, Guy Gerber, Fennesz, Digitalism
Here comes our June recap - its for all of you who might have missed some of the month's music over watching football or enjoying the perfect weather that surely must have existed someplace. Outstanding albums have come from Jamie Jones, Guy Gerber, 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 #067:
Secretsundaze, Roska, Fennesz, Little Dragon
We hope that you have escaped the grizzly northern European weather in time and will be spending your Monday morning at a sunny beach. But even if you'll be riding the subway to work instead, here is some of our favourite new music to keep you in a summer more...
This artist is featured in Update #066:
This Year's Best Albums For A Special Price
A hot and long summer finally at our doorstep, it is once again time to appreciate the best music of the year so far in our Summer Sale 2011! From Moebius to Moby, from the deepest electronic underground to chart-topping heights, 150 of our favourite albums 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 #064:
Crowdpleaser, Laid, Jacob Korn
Futuristic house music flavours are on the menu today, with Dial subsidiary Laid claiming our top spot: The hitherto vinyl-only imprint releases an essential compilation of its finest tracks so far. Runners-up include a zero" exclusive single by Dutch duo more...
This artist is featured in Update #038:
Christopher Rau, Isolée, H.O.S.H.
Germany's harbour city has long been famous as a hotbed for hip-hop as well as for its 'Hamburg school' of German indie rock. For the past decade however the city has become synonymous with quite a different sound: That of cutting edge house music, from the more...