Crate digging with Andrew Wowk – April

Our resident selector Andrew Wowk digs out the Top essential 10 tracks of April 2019

Mella Dee – Natural Unrefined [Warehouse Music]
https://melladee.bandcamp.com/album/north-bridge-ep

Driving, analog techno that blends funk with chunk.

Enzo Siragusa – Paradigm Shift [Fuse London]
https://www.beatport.com/release/a-decade-of-rave/2545642

A killer slice of groovy, tweaked-out, acid-drenched tech house.

STAUB 004 – A2 [Intergalactic Research Institute For Sound]
https://intergalacticresearchinstituteforsound.bandcamp.com/album/staub-004

One for the more open-minded dancefloors, this heady, trippy techno cut rewards close listens.

Blue Veil – Small Prophecies [Dichotomy Records]
https://dichotomyrecords1.bandcamp.com/

Blue Veil really has a handle on emotion and warmth, which he demonstrates in spades with this beautiful journey.

PolyGlove – Genoa [PolyGlove]
https://polyglove.bandcamp.com/album/leisureplex

A vision of the music of the not-so-distant dystopian future, this would be at home on the soundtrack of a Cyberpunk film.

Fabric Lig – Nebula 101 [R-Time]
https://rekids.bandcamp.com/album/the-blue-synth

Sparkling, Detroit-flavoured techno from of the masters of melody.

Clouds Of Kouros – Houghton Time [Clouds Of Kouros]
https://www.juno.co.uk/products/clouds-of-kouros-houghton-time/722423-01/

Classic breakbeat hardcore flavours get infused with modern production sensibilities without losing the genre’s raw edge.

Notausgang – Macaron 2018 [Tripalium Corp]
https://tripalium.bandcamp.com/album/dms030-i-made-this-tape

EBM-meets-techno-meets acid on this brutal, crunchy banger.

Das Carma – Subnautica [STRCTR]
https://www.beatport.com/release/str-mrs-airlines/2554493

Proper house music that has all the vital elements: soul, funk, and groove.

Psyk – A Moment Before [Tresor Records]
https://www.beatport.com/release/a-moment-before/2546482

The Spanish techno auteur channels his darker, tougher side for this peak-time roller.


About the author

Andrew is a DJ, producer, and writer from Sydney, Australia. He loves a wide range of underground electronic music, and loves talking about it as much as he does listening to it. He might have strong opinions, but they're formed on the basis of years of experience and the depth of knowledge that comes from them.

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