Our in-house selector Andrew Wowk checks out the lastest Covid must haves during lock down
Blixaboy – Dwarf Star Conspiracies [Wolf Trap]
Deep, hypnotic techno tailored-made from dark rooms with low ceilings.
Nathan Fake – Vectra [Cambria Instruments]
Nathan Fake returns with another beautiful, off-kilter trip through the furthest reaches of dancefloor-ready electronic music.
Ae:ther – We’ll Be Together (Francesco Mami Remix) [Crosstown Rebels]
Warm, spacious atmospherics and a tight bassline snake around deep, percussive rhythms. The definition of “chug.”
Client_03 – Thought Disposal [Astrophonica]
Fracture’s Astrophonica imprint delves into lower-BPM territory with this excellent slice of acidic electro.
Kincaid – All My Things A Broken Because I Am Broke [Céad]
Otherworldly, stripped-down mechanical rhythms that balance precision with playfulness.
Mohawk Valley Formula – Vast Montana Skies [Solar Phenomena Digital]
A gritty, introspective progressive breaks journey that will appeal to fans of slow-burning soundscapes.
Immediate Proximity – Skynet Scanner [Radio Matrix]
Ominous, shuffly, sci-fi techno explorations from the outer reaches of space.
Marco Faraone – No Drama [Rekids]
The Italian producer channels early Jeff Mills with a trippy combination of sonar blips, dusty chords, and chunky drums.
Broz Inc – Gimme It (K Alexi Shelby Remix) [Badam Music]
Chicago legend K Alexi Shelby turns in a deep, soulful house gem that sets up the groove early and rides it the whole way through.
Per Hammar – DX Sport [Dirty Hands]
A lush, dub techno flavoured tech house ride that is equal parts funky and thoughtful.
Kylin Tyce – Further South [Tessellate]
Shuffling drums, funky chords, a catchy sax line, and woolly bass come together to create soulful garage of the highest calibre.
EOD – Shy [bbbbbb Records]
A weird and wonderful concoction of UK braindance, Detroit techno, and Chicago footwork.
ED1999 – Pandemonium [Porpax Records]
Twisted and menacing EBM that combines classic tropes from the genre with contemporary influences from electro-techno.
India Jordan – Rave City [Local Action]
Straddling the line between jungle and happy hardcore, this wonderfully uplifting piece of breakbeat rave goodness is guaranteed to cause spontaneous smiles and raise hands.
Es.tereo – Silver Blue [Samurai Music]
Taken from the phenomenal Outliers compilation, this is Es.tereo at his darkest, grimiest, and most punishing, blending distorted Amen breaks with booming sub bass and reverbed sonics.