Crate Digging with Andrew Wowk – November

Our in-house selector Andrew Wowk lays down 10 essentials for any crate

  1. YokoO & Atish – Words To Say [SATYA]

https://www.beatport.com/release/atman/3545167

A subtle, spaced-out breakbeat ride that balances a booming bassline with sweeping atmospherics.

  1. Dev/Null – Warning Sign [Evar Records]

https://evar-records.com/album/microjunglizm

Programmed entirely on the PO-33 Pocket Operator, this jungle techno stormer blends chopped drums with blaring sirens and booming sub bass.

  1. Alexander Kowalski – Red Shadows [Denude]

https://www.beatport.com/release/faces-in-stone/3557146

Tough, rolling deep techno with dusty dub  

  1. Baby T – Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out [SOS Music]

https://www.beatport.com/release/sos-music-volume-2/3471816

Thunderous, melodic breakbeat flecked with squelchy acid and lush synths.

  1. DJ Bruce Lee – Bumpin’ (Ron Bacardi Mix) [Hardgroove]

https://bensims.bandcamp.com/album/disco-trix-vol-6

Ben Sims dons his Ron Bacardi alias to deliver a jackin’ techno rework of the veteran Barcelona artist’s sample-based house jam.

  1. DJ YumYum – Virtue_Necessity [PH17]

https://ph17.bandcamp.com/album/decisions

The Leipzig based producer explores sonic extremes with this chaotic, up-tempo electro/IDM thumper.

  1. Oliver Ho – Awakening The Sentient Pt. 1 [Blueprint Records]

https://blueprintrecords.bandcamp.com/album/blueprint-25

James Ruskin’s Blueprint Records celebrates 25 years with a remastered version of one of the label’s seminal releases from Oliver Ho.

  1. Broken Joe – Dream Dunes [Science Cult]

https://sciencecult.bandcamp.com/album/occupants-alpha-2-2

Sinister, mechanical electro with dark, growling synths and a gritty, rumbling lead bass.

  1. George Feely – I Just Want 2 Say [Unknown To The Unknown]

https://uttu.club/album/xstatic

Lush, delightful deep house with swinging drums and an infectious bassline.

  1. Regis – No Love From Above [EPM Music]

https://epmmusic.bandcamp.com/album/epm20-ep-4-beyond-the-reach-of-time

The legendary Birmingham artist helps EPM Music celebrate 20 years with some heady, percussive techno.


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.