Crate Digging with Andrew Wowk – March

As we settle in for the long haul, 10 essentials to drop in your live stream or mixes this month

Joonam – Halo Effect [Balagan]
https://www.beatport.com/release/dirt-nap/2873207

Some up-tempo electro from the fast-rising American duo that acts as a great statement of intent for their new label.

Serpent – In The Grass [Butter Sessions]
https://buttersessions.bandcamp.com/album/come-together

The Melbourne imprint continues to impress with this deep, hypnotic, tribal excursion imbued with ritualistic and primal energy.

No Moon – Aoe Rushin [X-Kalay]
https://www.juno.co.uk/products/no-moon-set-phases-to-stun/771227-01/

Razor sharp beats, squelchy acid, and a classic vocal stab come together nicely on this cut aimed at the more open-minded dancefloors.

C. Vogt & Butch – Parallels (S.A.M. Remix)
https://www.beatport.com/release/parallels/2875837

A delightfully warm 10-minute journey through Detroit-inspired deep house grooves.

Toma Kami – Immature Cheddar [Man Band]
https://manband.bandcamp.com/album/gymnase-chaos

A 160BPM percussive face-melter that will fit nicely in the record bags of more adventurous DJs.

Jerk Boy – Tape 2 Tape (Dub) [Sense Traxx]
https://www.beatport.com/release/in-the-beginning-ep/2851324

The Sydney producers channels New York on this slow burning deep house cut.

Viper Control – Restless Native [Nocturne]
https://nocturnelabel.bandcamp.com/album/bizarre-feeling

Slow-mo, futuristic nu disco meets classic Balearic aesthetic.

Volruptus – Butt Shakin’ Freaks [bbbbbb Records]
https://bbbbbbrecors.bandcamp.com/album/first-contact

The Icelandic producer continues to innovate musically with this off-kilter mixture of ghetto tech, acid, electro, and IDM.

Flørist – Biased [Radiant Love]
https://radiantlove.bandcamp.com/album/radiant-love-iwd-comp

Spacious and introspective leftfield techno drenched in atmosphere.

Blackbelt Andersen – Submariner Gamma [Rett I Fletta]
https://www.beatport.com/release/saturn/2857787

Classic deep techno unearthed from the vaults that sounds like it could have been made yesterday.


Andrew Wowk
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.