Niconé & Sascha Braemer are two renegades from the Bar 25 collective—the infamous afterhours spot that leant to on the banks of the Spree which, since its closure in 2010, has accumulated a kind of quasi-mythical status. Their collaboration first won attention with “Nur Mal Kurz”, an elastic piece of debauched house music that paid tribute to the club in its final days. It was followed by “Ghost Hand” and their debut LP Romantic Thrills on SVT, further proving that when it comes to distilling the almost melancholic essence of the Club 35′s daunting sessions nobody does it like these guys. No tracklist this time as its chock full with secret goodies.
As we build the foundation of our future, work along to a soundtrack featuring Le1f, Soft Metals, Guardian, Cremation Lily, Yunalesca, Silent Servant and more! – more
Cult UK techno producer Raudive is to release his debut album come October on Berlin’s bastion of all things electronic and left-field – Macro Recordings. Why he has not released it through his own Wires label is not clear, except that a clutch if these tracks such as ‘Brittle’ have already appeared as EP’s on – more
We just got word that Norwegian disco label Smalltown Supersound are putting out a collection of new and old tracks for a new compilation entitled Today. The compilation will be unveiled to the masses in early February and will include tunes from artists such as Norwegian disco princes, Todd Terje & Prins Thomas. Four Tet – more
7:04pm on Saturday night – we were late. Door’s open for Electronic Beats Festival Bratislava 2012 is scheduled just 56 minutes later as we arrive at Slovnaftská. Although our taxi driver promised us to know the way to the Refinery Gallery, we felt a little bit lost amidst the industrial area of Ružinov, the eastern – more