Jan Schulte makes his Dekmantel debut with Peace Moves, an EP of percussive soul, that captures the Salon Des Amateurs resident in full, tribal swing.
Four tracks of informed, well-paced grooves, and finely crafted beats that extenuate the German’s penchant for the mature, and fun loving heads.
Drowsy, melancholy dub-pop from New Jackson’s From Night To Night album
...backed with a dosed-up and floppy skanking Peaking Lights remix and his vocodered kosmiche boogie ace, Let The Freak Come Out At Night.
San Antonio, Texas-based House of Kenzo add to the trail of dancefloor destruction on Rabit’s Halcyon Veil with a debut EP of rugged hard club tracks experimenting with a fusion of gabber kicks and heavy metal slashes.
Bonfires of Urbanity showcases three of the collective in fierce fashion, tossing up the controlled rage of Ledef’s blast beat rushes, side-eying vocals and cartoonish sirens in Purity Bynez, and to Death Grips-like effect in Hangar Queen featuring barked vocals by Kelly Mizrahi, with a paranoid, claustrophobic diagnosis of American contemporary culture in the EP’s most impressive part, Tone Pardon’s fractious anti-banger, Melania Carry.
Electro expert, Ekman on a dark and mysterious mission with Crème Organisation
Twisting up killer hydro-licks in Doomsday Argument, The Great Filter, and Post Singularity Day for fans of Ultradyne or Drexciya, then with a more acidic charge, jacking charge, Helena Hauff-style, in Antifragile and Into The Grey Goo.
Dom & Roland’s Dubs From The Dungeon series squeeze off two previously unreleased tech-steppers from DJ Krust dating to late ‘90s.
Flip It is a clattering, boisterous roller built around distorted bass and his patented hardass drums.
Ivory Puzzle is more intriguing, harnessing devilish bass chicanery in a taut 2-step rollcage with signature attention to detail.