Crate digging with Andrew Wowk – September

Our in-house selector Andrew Wowk takes us through his top 10 tracks for September

#1. Denise Rabe – Lucy’s Dream [RABE]
Brutal broken beat techno with a huge, growling bassline.

#2. Bliss Signal – Bliss Signal [True Panther Sounds/Profound Lore]
Mumdance and James Kelly (Wife/Altar of Plagues) team up for a unique collaboration that fuses black metal with powerful electronics and beautiful atmospherics.

#3. Earth Boys – Memory of 95 [Public Release US]
An aptly titled homage to mid-90’s house, complete with a killer sax solo and warm Rhodes chords.

#4. Earth Trax & Newborn Jr. – Paradox [Spectral Sound]
Taken from the Spectral 139 compilation, this is a great example of utilising melody in a darker, more hypnotic way.

#5. Cutoff!Cutoff! – Forced Stillness [RSNTR]
Grinding, industrial beats pound away underneath twisted effects and eerie sound design.

#6. Tommy Holohan – Fairy Cakes [Haven]
If you were a hardcore raver in the 90’s, then this is the throwback jam for you. Amen breaks, hoovers, and a rumbling bassline – all the ingredients for a good time.

#7. Ron Morelli – Laugh Taker [Hospital Productions]
Distorted, chopped-up vocals, grinding percussion and thumping sub bass come together for a leftfield – but dancefloor ready – chunk of techno.

#8. Yulia Niko – Casa En El Agua [Rebellion]
Deep, rolling tribal house that balances subtlety with punch.

#9. Demuir – How Beautiful You Are [Music For Freaks]
Bassline-driven tech house with a gritty groove, rumbling bassline, and killer organic percussion samples.

#10. Infiniti – Flash Flood (2018 Version) [Life’s Good]
A hitherto unreleased version of Juan Atkins’ seminal Detroit techno classic sees the light of day, remastered by the talented Rashad Becker.

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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.

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