Single Reviews

November 24, 2019

Priori - SCN EP

SCN is an inspired progression from the laidback sound heard to date on Dust-e-1's label, DustWORLD. Across four tracks, satisfyingly chunky percussion a..

Djoser - Alumen

Things have been quiet for Djoser since he first appeared on 3024 last year, contributing a nifty hand percussion-heavy track to the second compilation on Marty..

Rewind: D-Train - You're The One For Me

Rewind is a review series, published in partnership with Discogs, that dips into electronic music's arc..


Video games and dance music have a long history together—from the trance and gabber inflections of the early

Galcher Lustwerk - Proof

Last year's Information album wound down with "Been A Long Night," where Galcher Lustwerk's glamorous nightlife vignettes fade..

K15 / Culross Close - Volume 1

Volume 1 is the first collaboration between London artist K15's Esencia imprint and Patrick Gibin's Mother Tongue. It's an ideal ..

Sketch Artist - Illegal Afters 001

IAT01 is a strong first release for Seattle label Illegal Afters Tracks, and one hell of a debut for Sketch Artist. It's hard to get a handle on exactly ..

Crystallmess - Issa Revenge

Because Music's upcoming compilation boasts a cast reflecting the energy of France's next wave of innovative producers. An exceptional p..


A few years ago, a more embarrassing version of myself made an observation during a live chat with William Basins..

Escaflowne - The Stimulus Pack

Like many of the New York producers piquing ears right now, Bay Area-born and New York-based Escaflowne keeps the dance floor in mind when he's producing music...

Karenn - Music Sounds Better With Shoe

Karenn fans will recognize "On Request" as the closing track from Blawan and Pariah's Boiler Room London..

Rewind: Sade - Surrender Your Love (Kenny Larkin Remix)

Rewind is a review series, published in partnership with Discogs, that dips into electronic music's arc..

Jayda G - Are U Down

"Feeling super down," Jayda G murmurs in the opening seconds of "Are U Down," the second track off her new EP on Ninja Tune. This gloom, apparently brought on b..

Pearson Sound - Alien Mode

As if to make up for lost time, Hessle Audio today released two EPs, the label's first since 2018. Both slam in different ways. On Like This, Pangaea con..

Ilana Bryne - Strange Adventure

Midwest producer Ilana Bryne took us by surprise with her debut EP Low Earth Orbit on Naive in 2019, which became one of the P..

Azu Tiwaline - Magnetic Service

When Tunisian producer Azu Tiwaline was young, her mother would often flood the house with ambient music, hoping to create a soothing a..

Slacker - Mists Lift

Slacker—not to be confused with the late prog house legend—was inspired to make Mists Lift, his third EP, after returning to his ..

DJ Swisha & Kush Jones - Outta Bounds

The highlight of DJ Swisha & Kush Jones' new collaborative EP is a Kush Jones solo track. "GTB"—a voice deadpans "get the box" over and over—is footwork at its ..

Mohammad Reza Mortazavi & Burnt Friedman - YEK 2

It's unclear how Mohammed Reza Mortazavi, the Iranian-born tombak player with the "world's fastest fingers," became interested in leftfield electronic music, bu..

DJ Delish - Khadijah Vol. 6

DJ Delish's latest volume of Khadijah is dedicated to the ballroom scene's origins and community—the fact that it was (and is) a place for queer misfits ..


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