Our in-house selector Andrew Wowk returns for another month of essentials for any DJ crate
Apparel Wax – 006 A1 [Apparel Wax]
A funk-fuelled, disco-blasting, diva-wailing Summer slammer chock full of attitude.
Roi – Techo [Fanzine]
Elegant, blissful electro that takes cues from classic Detroit sounds and incorporates them into a modern framework.
Detroit Swindle Feat. Tom Misch – Yes, No, Maybe (Sterac Electronics Instrumental Remix) [Heist Recordings]
Techno pioneer Steve Rachmad delivers something a little different with his low-slung, shimmering disco remix of one of Detroit Swindle’s strongest tracks.
The Emperor Machine – Function [Skint Records]
As a former member of Chicken Lips and Bizarre Inc., it’s no surprise that Andy Meecham has a firm understanding when it comes to blending cosmic warmth with chunky funk.
Peter Van Hoesen – Trim The Facts [Center 91]
The Belgian maverick continues his deep dive into where driving mechanical rhythms and intricate sound design meet with this thumping, highly detailed cut.
Joeski Feat. Rachel – Let The Drums Speak! [Rebellion]
Few artists have a knack for creating grooves like Joeski, as this chuggy tribal house ride, carried by Rachel’s captivating monologue demonstrates.
Glows – Her Arms [Slow Dance]
If sparkling melodies and driving basslines are your thing, don’t let this lush lo-fi techno ride pass you by.
Mr. C – Radical Inclusion (RadioRental Remix)
Locked Groove Feat. Stella – Eden (Prequel Tapes Remix) [Hotflush Recordings]
Taking the original’s uplifting vibe and flipping it on its head, Prequel Tapes turns in a dark, brooding soundscape underpinned by chopped-and-screwed vocals and distorted kicks.
Pugilist – Undulate [Whities Recordings]
Australia showing the UK how it’s done with this murky techno-breakbeat hybrid that combines rhythmic low end with sparse dub flavours.