Not sure how he does it, but John Tejada packs roughly 10% more punch than the average producer in everything on show in the Therapy EP; rubbing out some super rugged electro-dub-house swerve and wonky tech-house up top, and then with a defter breakbeat hustle and a melodic nerve tweaker on the other side.
Tranquil, kaleidoscopic ambience from Will Long's Celer, originally issued as a super limited CDr. 'Epicentral Examples of the More or Less' expands and contracts between a number of shorter signposts - field recordings, spiralling arpeggiated bliss-outs - and longer tracts or meditative drone guiding us through the mists of 14 parts segued with subliminal grace. It was recorded between summer 2010 in Jakarta, Indonesia and August 2011 - July 2012 in Tokyo, Japan, where it was also mixed at Tatami Studios.
Nina Kraviz and friends ring in 2019 with eight blistered acid / techno bangers
Both Buttechno tracks, the cochlea-pinching ‘Rostokino Acid’ and his helter skelter ‘Dubstepping Progression Fast’ are well worth your time, as is The Mover’s gothic noir spike ‘Track One’, and the crazed warehouse pressure of ‘Soviet Film’ by label newcomer Vladimir Dubyshkin.