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Checkout Idris, track five of Marcio McFly's 'Space Safari' out on 51 Beats later this month. Idris is introduces the more hip hop focused elements of the release, with a funky guitar, a classic nineties beat and scratched vocal samples.
We caught up Doruk Guralp who picked out some of his favourite tunes from his record bag. Doruk Guralp is one of Turkey’s most recognised and respected DJs and producers, so it was only ever a matter of time before he emerged with an EP on one of Turkey’s most recognised and respected labels. Doruk Guralp's new EP 'Caspian', out on Petra Digital, is available exclusively on Beatport.
Legendary producer KiNK will make a guest appearance on San Francisco-based Secret Studio Records on SCS08 to be released on March the 23rd.
Adrian Shala and Adrian Schweizer, the Swiss duo recording and performing as Adriatique, sign the third Afterlife release of 2018, ‘Ray’.
Following on from COUNTER004: Co-Ops Vol. 1, Counterchange continues the Various Artist series with an 8 track, double vinyl edition for its tenth release.
D.KO Records regular Mad Rey joins Rekids with a pair of deep house cuts this March.
This week in Selections, we caught up with Ivan Latyshev who picked out some his favourite tracks from last year and told us why
Swiss producer Honorée returns to Rekids with ‘Marée Haute EP’ this January, featuring two intelligently produced deep cuts with a remix from Perlon’s Margaret Dygas.
Spencer Parker’s ‘Different Shapes And Sizes’ EPs get the remix treatment from Radio Slave, DJ Deep, Fettburger and more.
Greek producer Fluxion returns to Danish imprint Echocord in January with his ‘Upsides & Sideways EP’, comprising three original productions.
Northern German imprint Empore Music preps its second various artist release entitled ‘Facetten II’ featuring Avidus, Patlac, Philipp Harms, Christopher Vogel and more.
To round off 2017 Alessio Bressan, aka Crayon Mortel, picked out his favourite tracks of the year for us. Alessio capped off last year with a recent collaborative album alongside Tracya, out now on 51beats.
After Mura Masa, Tyler, the Creator, alt-J and 11 others already added to the line-up, it is the turn to another mastodon to join them. As a true favorite of the people, Berlin-based producer Paul Kalkbrenner will bring his newest live-set to close the Last Arena on Saturday 14th of July.
‘Days Gone’ is the highly-anticipated return of core Afterlife act and fans favourite, Mind Against. A year after their ‘Solaris’ EP (AL002), the duo of Alex and Federico Fognini show once again why their moving, supremely-produced tracks are held in such esteem.
Listen and download Grains of Sound's 'Spaceport (Muzak Mix)' a bonus track following their latest release - The Dome EP.
This week Jules Etienne steps up to provide us with his top five favourite tracks from 2017. The French producer has recently returned with a three track EP, including a Jex Opolis remix, on Barcelona's finest disco imprint Apersonal Music. The 'Sounds for the garden' EP was released on Apersonal Music on the 27th of November.
This week, to celebrate the forthcoming release of his Grey Game EP, out on Dazed and Confused, Dean Demanuele took time away from his busy schedule to chat to us about his favourite pieces of hardware.
Dour festival have announced a further 11 names for the 30th anniversary of the legendary Belgian festival's inception.
Fresh from brilliant releases by De Gama and Les Inferno, Samosa Records is back, this time with Luca ‘LTJ Experience’ Trevisi taking over with the sounds.
After the announcement of the English producer Mura Masa, Dour has now announced Californian Tyler, the Creator as it's second confirmed artist.
Barcelona based duo Memorial Home drop three emotive techno cuts with remixes from Kas:st and AWB on Rapid Eye Movement.
Paul Rose first launched his SCB moniker in 2010, going on to appear on labels like Ostgut Ton, Aus Music and Nonplus until 2014. This year saw the pioneering British producer revisit his darker alias with a dystopian themed release on Hotflush – he now returns with four more twisted and ominous productions.
Anagram Label follow up their ‘Phasing Faces’ releases with remixes from Efdemin, Lapien, Ryan James Ford and Terrence Dixon under his Population One moniker this December.
Beste Modus continues with its Beste Freunde series this December, following the usual format of various artists across one vinyl release.
Argentinian producer CementO delivers four uncompromising techno cuts on Norwegian label PLOINK this December.
Listen and download Cube 40's 'Computa Melodi' - a bonus track to the recent EP 'Bad Computa' - out on TEMPLE TRAXX earlier this month. Temple Traxx, created by Khan (of Finland), is a brand new label specializing in material from the early days of techno and house.