November crate digging with Andrew Wowk

Our resident selector Andrew Wowk drops his top 11 for November

#1. Latmos – Momentum Shift [Blacklabel Distillery]
https://www.juno.co.uk/products/latmos-pool-of-intuition-ep/709914-01/
Dark, hypnotic techno that pairs slowly evolving sine waves and washed-out atmospherics with a driving bassline groove.

#2. Glenneth – Circular [Maquette]
https://glenneth.bandcamp.com/track/circular
A beautiful slice of warm, melodic electronica that feels like a cross between John Hopkins and James Holden while also having a unique, personal touch.

#3. Posthuman – Nightride to New Reno [Balkan Vinyl]
https://balkanvinyl.bandcamp.com/track/nightride-to-new-reno
Always finding new ways to make the classic TB-303 sound fresh and interesting, the UK duo offer up a vision of a dark, dystopian future with this stripped-down, squelchy ride.

#4. Forriner – 17:17 Neon (Bird of Paradise Remix) [Forriner Music]
https://www.juno.co.uk/products/forriner-17-17-neon/705421-01/
Powerful, low-slung, experimental club music that takes cues from New Beat, EBM, and early electro.

#5. Avatism – Ate-Up [Vakant]
https://vakant.bandcamp.com/track/ate-up
The only word that can really do this distorted, grimy breakbeat monster any justice is “filth.”

#6. Sebo K – Nebula [Rekids]
https://rekids.bandcamp.com/track/nebula
The German master of deep, soulful house grooves flips the script with this lush, enveloping electro trip.

#7. Shlømo – Suicide Ghost [Taapion]
https://taapion.bandcamp.com/track/suicide-ghost
Injecting an IDM sensibility into his trademark heavy, heady techno, Shlømo creates an atmosphere that is both inviting and unnerving.

#8. Nocow – Leto [Rekids]
https://rekids.bandcamp.com/track/leto-original-mix
The Russian newcomer evokes memories of 90’s rave “chill out rooms” with this uplifting, other-worldly journey through shuffling breakbeats, warm basslines, and sunny chords.

#9. Eversines – Verwar [De Lichting]
https://www.juno.co.uk/products/de-lichting-twee/704253-01/
A highlight from the mammoth Twee compilation, this is smooth, spacey breakbeat at its best.

#10. BNJMN – Theta Wave [Delsin]
https://bnjmndelsin.bandcamp.com/track/theta-wave
Doing its name justice, Theta Wave is a psychedelic, introspective techno cut that utilises a subtly evolving loop to excellent effect.

#11. Kassian – The Premise [Heist Recordings]
https://www.phonicarecords.com/product/kassian-the-premise-ep-dj-nature-remix-pre-ord-heist/155843
Funky, soulful house with a catchy Rhodes hook and classy vocal sample.


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.

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