Crate Digging with Andrew Wowk – September

Our resident selector digs deep to find 10 essentials you may have missed

  1. SIS – Bargun [Moteur Ville Musique]

https://www.beatport.com/track/bargun-original-mix/14028269

A lush, uplifting house journey with sparkling melodies and warm chords.

  1. Mr. Ho – Stonks Go Up [Klasse Wrecks]

https://klassewrecks.bandcamp.com/album/fast-furious

Mr. Ho showcases the breadth of his talent with a change of pace, offering up some fast, funky, and stripped-down techno grooves.  

  1. Code Walk – Bent One Six [RND. Records]

https://rndrecords.bandcamp.com/album/elec-twice

Dark, twisted breakbeat that combines razor-sharp beats with booming bass growls.

  1. Andy Garvey – This Silence Is False [X-Kalay]

https://xkalay.com/album/more-than-meets-the-eye

The Australian electro and techno tastemaker delivers a driving, acid-led workout that features a few sneaky classic breakbeat samples thrown in for good measure.

  1. Pfirter – Certain [ODD/EVEN]

https://oddeven909.bandcamp.com/album/endless-ep

Thunderous percussive rhythms drive the groove while spiralling, metallic leads add a hypnotic edge to this warehouse-ready techno cut.

  1. Quartz – Cluster Bomb [Samurai Music]

https://quartzsm.bandcamp.com/album/snakes-ep

Absolutely deadly half-time drum and bass for the heads-down crew.

  1. Museum Level – New Age Cult [Whiskey Pickle]

https://whiskeypickle.bandcamp.com/album/new-age-cult

Matthew Course, co-founder of Risky Disco presents and ode to psychedelic pioneer Alexander Shulgin with this delightful-yet-driving Italo/electro bomb.

  1. Godford – Non Binary Place [Pack Records]

Beautiful, otherworldly electronica that mixes elements of jungle, shoegaze, and vocal pop to excellent effect. https://orcd.co/nonbinaryplace

  1. ASC – Furtive [Auxiliary]

https://asc77.bandcamp.com/album/pattern-recognition-second-sequence

ASC continues his exploration of the fringes of techno with this spacious, atmospheric journey.

  1. Stereo_IMG – Apotheosis [North Of Nowhere]

https://stereoimg.bandcamp.com/album/generation-of-gods

Speedy, chaotic IDM influenced techno that will satisfy those looking for something unique and challenging.


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.