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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.
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.
Junction Records label-boss Cool Tiger steps up for this week's Selections picking out a few gems from his record bag. After a very strong year for the label, the French-producer will soon launch his latest project, Junction White, a sister imprint focused on more dance floor oriented tracks. The new label will kick off in style with the main man himself taking the reigns for JCTW001.
A remix album of Tale Of Us' ambient/classical LP on Deutsche Grammophon, Endless, will be released digitally on December 1st, with the vinyl to follow in February 2018.
This week we caught up with the owner of recently formed 'Cyborgs in Love' imprint, YENI, to discuss five lessons she's learned from running a label in 2017. Yeni's Hang On EP, featuring remixes by Andres Campo and Wigbert, is out soon on Cyborgs in Love
After a very succesful 2017, with two stunning EPs, Dreamers Recordings returns for its third release, this courtesy of american producer Brian Cavender aka Seafoam.
Nicola Altieri aka The Mechanical Man, from Naples is the newest entry in the Bosconi family, After contributing with one track on “The Sweetest” series on Bosconi Extra Virgin, he's now stepping up for a rich eight tracker mini LP on the the imprint, where Casio sounds, Yamaha FM synths and Akai samplers are the main ingredients to give birth to his own compositions. Checkout track four, entitled Slap, ahead of its release.
Copenhagen’s Echocord Colour returns this mid November with Brendom Moeller’s ‘Magic City’ EP, featuring four originals from the New York based artist.
Tact Recordings launch their new vinyl only sub-label ‘Tactics’ this November, with the first EP coming courtesy of Yard One, who deliver three excellently programmed cuts in the shape of ‘Tactics Vol.2’.
Late October will see the launch of Gunnter’s Normandy Records with Ka One & St-Sene’s ‘NRMND001’, comprising four originals from the French duo.