Gold Panda/Various
K7
   
An Iceberg Hurled Northward Through Clouds (DJ-Kicks) - (5:46) 120 BPM
   
Melchior & Pronsato - "Puerto Rican Girls" - (8:25) 124 BPM
   
Bok Bok - "Charisma Theme" - (6:57) 131 BPM
   
Drexciya - "Andreaen Sand Dunes" - (6:16) 133 BPM
   
Muslimgauze - "Uzi Mahmood 8" - (8:30) 140 BPM
   
Ramadanman - "Revenue" (Untold remix) - (5:45) 140 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Pawel - "Coke" - (7:51) 125 BPM
   
SND - "Palo Alto" - (6:28) 126 BPM
   
Zomby - "Godzilla" - (3:01) 139 BPM
   
Closer Musik - "Maria" - (5:07) 124 BPM
   
Back Home - (4:29) 128 BPM
   
Christopher Rau - "Do Little" - (4:48) 124 BPM
   
Jan Jelinek - "If's, And's & But's" - (6:14) 123 BPM
   
Nao Tokui - "Monolith" - (7:08) 126 BPM
   
Sigha - "Shake" - (9:17) 123 BPM
   
Opiate - "Amstel" - (5:12) 132 BPM
   
2562 - "Dinosaur" - (5:01)
   
Matthewdavid - "Like You Mean It" - (3:22)
   
Brainiac - "The Turnover" - (2:09)
   
Autistici - "Heated Dust On A Sunlit Window" - (4:39)
   
LV & Untold - "Beacon" - (5:37)
   
Giuseppe Ielasi - "2" - (7:52)
   
Gold Panda (DJ-KiCKS mix) - (1:13:23) 128 BPM
Review: What's so striking about the tracklisting for Gold Panda's entry into the DJ Kicks canon is its diversity, erring towards a more stripped-down, experimental kind of techno but ranging across Drexciya, Zomby and Bok Bok. Despite this erraticism, the flow of the mix is relatively smooth to begin with, but around Christopher Rau's "Do Little", the mix drifts off into a strange and sparse minimal hinterland. By the time the wall of chords in Giuseppe Ielasi's "2" hits you, it's hard to remember where it all began. In that sense, Gold Panda has served up one of the most daring DJ Kicks compilations in a long time. Recommended.
K 7292 DTM
07 Nov 11
Minimal/Tech House
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Marcelus - "24/7" - (5:34) 127 BPM
   
Sigha - "Finding Myself" - (8:04) 127 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Redshape - "Static" - (5:55) 125 BPM
   
Area Forty_One - "CNTCT" - (7:02) 125 BPM
Review: Delsin is one of techno music's most established operations, but it deserves kudos for promoting new talents. Most of the acts that feature on this second Inertia sampler on its Ann Aimee offshoot were unknown two years ago, but as their contributions demonstrate, their work is deserving of a bigger audience. Marcelus's "24/7" is a strafing minimal track guided to a climax by subtle filters. Sigha's "Finding Myself" also features lithe metallic rhythms, but the chiming bells lend it a more atmospheric feeling, while Area 41's "CNTCT" is a lethal concoction of seared acid bass, warped rhythms and doubled up claps. However, despite the preponderance of so many new acts, the most intense track is the noisy, distorted analogue howl of Redshape's "Static."
INERTIA-2
07 Nov 11
Techno
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Rebekah/Various
   
Drumcell - "Empty" - (9:40) 84 BPM
   
Mark Morris - "The Gallery Of The Afterlife" - (6:19) 129 BPM
   
Snts - "2" - (6:41) 127 BPM
   
Meiko - "Backview" (Xhei remix) - (6:17) 131 BPM
   
Bas Mooy - "Exiles" - (6:18) 128 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Dark Chambers - "Shaded" - (6:58) 128 BPM
   
Pfirter - "Erosion 2" - (3:31) 127 BPM
   
Benny Rodrigues - "The Choice Is Mine" (Raddhad remix) - (8:08) 126 BPM
   
Jonas Kopp - "Starbust" - (6:46) 129 BPM
   
Operator (UK) - "Finding The Way" - (6:32) 130 BPM
   
The Persuader - "Fusion Of Thoughts" (Par Grindvik rework) - (5:49) 129 BPM
   
Sigha - "Hardlines Soft Skin" - (6:12) 134 BPM
   
Perc - "Grindr" - (6:37) 128 BPM
   
Dax J - "Infinite Abyss" - (5:56) 130 BPM
   
Dave Clarke - "The Storm" (LAW remix) - (7:46) 128 BPM
   
Luis Flores - "Program" - (5:23) 126 BPM
   
James Ruskin - "Wisdom Of Youth" - (5:19) 130 BPM
   
DJ Emerson - "Anonymous" - (7:47) 128 BPM
   
Zero Point. - (6:10) 133 BPM
   
Brian Sanhaji - "Gyre" - (6:56) 128 BPM
   
Manni Dee - "Rebuild Disintegrate" - (7:41) 127 BPM
   
Delta Funktionen - "Petrol" - (8:14) 126 BPM
   
Joachim Spieth - "Nevermind" - (7:33) 127 BPM
   
James Ruskin - "Surfaced" - (6:21) 132 BPM
   
Developer - "Western Ways" (Pfirter remix) - (5:09) 127 BPM
   
DJ Hyperactive - "Venus" (Ciren remix) - (5:37) 127 BPM
   
AnD - "The Jellyfish" - (7:49) 133 BPM
   
Alexander Dniel - "B1" - (5:25) 126 BPM
   
Dualit - "Berkel" - (5:03) 130 BPM
   
Terence Fixmer - "Empire" - (6:18) 127 BPM
   
Coefficient - "Blood Red" - (6:17) 128 BPM
   
Variosu - "CLR Presents Mind Sets: Rebekah" (continuous mix by Rebekah) - (1:30:07) 129 BPM
CRLDA 010
21 Nov 14
Techno
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Scuba/Various
K7
   
Sigha - "HF029B2" - (3:51)
   
Surgeon - "The Power Of Doubt" - (7:40)
   
dBridge - "For Tonight" - (6:25)
   
Badawi - "Lost Highway" (Incyde remix) - (4:58)
   
Peverelist - "Sun Dance" - (6:13)
   
Until Silence - "The Affair" - (5:25)
   
Addison Groove - "An We Drop" - (4:57)
   
Roska - "Leapfrog" - (4:30)
   
Trevino - "Shorty" - (4:14)
   
Beaumont - "CPX11" - (4:18)
   
Function vs Jerome Sydenham - "Two Ninety One" - (9:49)
   
Braille - "Breakup" - (5:26)
   
Quest - "Everybody In The Place" - (6:27)
   
Sigha - "Let Me In" - (6:52)
   
George Fitzgerald - "Shackled" - (7:10)
   
Jon Convex - "Streetwalk" - (5:00)
   
Mr Beatnick - "Don't Walk Away From My Love" - (6:36)
   
Boddika - "Acid Battery" - (4:55) Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Marcel Dettmann - "Captivate" - (6:01)
   
Arkist - "Rendezvous" (SCB edit) - (8:04)
   
Locked Groove - "Drowning" - (5:54)
   
Recloose - "Tecumseh" - (8:02)
   
Sigha - "Where I Come To Forget" - (8:22)
   
Sex Worker - "Rythm Of The Night" - (3:18)
   
MARS (DJ-Kicks) - (6:02)
   
Jichael Mackson - "Gedons" - (14:39)
   
Rivet - "Running" - (6:11)
   
Recondite - "Backbone" - (5:40)
   
Ludovic Vendi - "Mental Bright" - (8:18)
   
Rivet - "Slant" - (6:49)
   
Scuba - "Adrenalin" - (6:08)
   
Sepalcure - "Inside" - (2:13)
   
Various - "Scuba DJ-Kicks mix" (continuous DJ mix by Scuba) - (1:15:57)
Review: While it might be tricky in these open-minded times for Scuba to shatter preconceptions the way that he did with his Sub:Stance mix a few years ago, this compilation should be seen really as a celebration of the man himself as a DJ. After launching with a decidedly minimalist approach, the mix meanders between pacey techno, bluesy broken beat and rolling dubstep tempos. At times the flow feels unsteady, but then it just rings true that he put this mix together for himself. Without a dancefloor to look after, who knows where many of our favourite DJs might take us?
K7 291DTM
17 Oct 11
Dirty Dubstep/Trap/Grime
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I Am Apathy, I Am Submission - (7:22) 124 BPM
   
The Black House - (6:19) 126 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Between Here & Yesterday - (8:43) 120 BPM
BP 032
21 Jun 11
Techno
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On The Strip - (5:51) 138 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Remembrance - (8:30) 140 BPM
HFT 007
01 Jun 09
Deep Dubstep
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HF029A1 - (6:19) 126 BPM
   
HF029A2 - (6:10) 125 BPM
   
HF029B1 - (7:50) 127 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
HF029B2 - (4:02) 125 BPM
HF 029D
13 Jun 11
Techno
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Rawww - (10:26) 124 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Hold Your Heart Up To The Light - (7:28) 138 BPM
   
Untitled#2 - (6:57) 127 BPM
HFT 010
18 Dec 09
Techno
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Something In Between Us - (2:26)
   
Where I Come To Forget - (8:27) Biggest-selling track on this release
   
How To Disappear - (7:03)
   
Drown - (6:50)
HF 031D
20 Feb 12
Deep Dubstep
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Christ Figures - (8:04) 129 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
New Puritan - (6:46) 87 BPM
Review: Very few can do po-faced, gothic techno as eloquently as the UK's dark lord Sigha, the Our Circula sound main man returning on Belgian hard techno imprint Token with the rather restrained "Christ Figures" which makes up for the kind of aggression most usually associated with him (and the label), with its exploration in tension, texture and functionality. Second offering "Puritan" explores the same path of dystopian hypnotism in the tradition of greats like Mike Parker or Donato Dozzy; strap yourself in for this one, it's one wild journey!
TOKEN 63D
19 Aug 16
Techno
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Suffocate - (2:59) 159 BPM
   
Down - (5:09) 128 BPM
   
Stabbing - (6:47) 130 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Porcelain - (4:30) 129 BPM
   
Strobing - (6:21) 129 BPM
   
Coming Apart - (3:21) 130 BPM
   
Black Massing - (5:15) 130 BPM
   
Interior - (6:02) 130 BPM
   
Her - (4:29) 130 BPM
   
Morning Star - (6:31) 87 BPM
   
Positive Mutilation - (1:43) 131 BPM
   
Porcelain - (2:19) 133 BPM
Review: Hotflush alumnus Sigha has long been a masterful exponent of dark and gothic techno, developing a signature style that puts pitch-black textures and paranoid atmospherics at the heart of the action. Metabolism is the producer's second full length, and his first since joining Token in 2015. The 12-track set is in a similar vein to his previous work, with the 12 tracks flitting between deep and intricate explorations, more forthright workouts, and clandestine cuts that shy away from easy categorization. It's a formula that guarantees consistently impressive results.
TOKEN 70D
24 Feb 17
Techno
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02 - (4:55) 136 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
04 - (5:48) 128 BPM
   
06 5 - (1:07) 123 BPM
   
09 - (3:56) 136 BPM
   
12 - (6:44) 128 BPM
   
14 5 - (3:58) 133 BPM
Review: At last, our UK compatriot Sigha reappears on the excellent Avian label, pretty much the most consistent techno label to have surfaced over the last five years...and we deeply thank Shifted and Ventress for their continuity. Techno Derivatives is more daring than Sigha's other work for the imprint, where the EP is split into six parts, six segments of broken analogue techno - not for chin-strokers but for open-minded dancers! The beats are grainy, almost sandy, and they rarely fall into a steady 4/4 pattern as usually expected from the both the artist and the label. The tunes almost feel like pieces of noise loops that have been torn down and reassembled into some sort of techno flavour and there's a clear sense of rising climax, where the stuttering strands of percussion grow and retract with utter ease. This LP is something else, a real breath of fresh air in a genre that can become so easily sterile. Ya need this!
AVN 020
13 Jul 15
Techno
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Our Father - (7:55) 130 BPM
   
A Better Way Of Living - (6:59) 133 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
Review: Given his ability to mix the esoteric and ethereal with the bone crushingly intense, it was only a matter of time before Sigha released on Token. Indeed "Our Father" sounds like a perfect distillation of the aesthetic that drives Kr!z label. Hypnotic, crystalline synths break and splinter over a fuzzy low end and dense beats, and this fragile union is held together by blasts of jagged percussion. However, the UK producer departs from the script on "A Better Way of Living". One-note stabs unfold over dense tribal beats and a rough, filtered rhythm that recalls the best of Lost and Cosmic Recordings.
TOKEN 56D
16 Oct 15
Techno
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Shake - (9:17) 123 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Shapes - (6:34) 136 BPM
   
Light Swells (In A Distant Space) - (5:11) 133 BPM
HFT 011
21 Jun 10
Minimal/Tech House
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The Politics Of Dying (original mix) - (6:42) 127 BPM
   
Over The Edge (Shifted remix) - (5:53) 126 BPM
   
The Politics Of Dying (James Ruskin remix) - (9:20) 126 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
Played by: Chris Liebing
OCS 002
15 Aug 14
Techno
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Loop 1 - (5:08) 132 BPM
   
Loop 2 - (4:59) 138 BPM
   
Loop 3 - (4:52) 129 BPM
   
Loop 4 - (4:12) 137 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Loop 5 - (4:56) 93 BPM
   
Loop 6 - (4:56) 137 BPM
Review: The Purification Loops may be Sigha's debut proper on Avian, but the Berlin-based producer is no stranger to the label operated by Shifted and Ventress. There have been numerous Sigha remixes on Avian releases since the label was established, and Avian have also revealed he was behind the self-styled "S & M techno tools" project A Vision Of Love. Some six tracks deep, The Purification Loops find Sigha "blurring the lines between the dance floor and the ritual chamber" and it fits right in with the direction explored recently by anonymous Swedish duo SHXCXCHCXSH on their Avian return. Prolonged repetition seems to be the order of the day, even if this takes a more meditative form on "Loop Three" or club ready in others - "Loop Four" and "Five" seem destined to test the structures of the more heady techno clubs.
AVN 014
23 Jun 14
Techno
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Pluralism - (6:39) 130 BPM
   
Desire - (6:30) 131 BPM
   
Demonstration - (6:39) 130 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
Played by: Kessell
BP 042
21 Dec 15
Techno
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Mirror - (1:54) 159 BPM
   
Ascension - (5:21) 85 BPM
   
Puritan - (6:40) 84 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Scene Couple - (6:33) 128 BPM
   
Translate - (9:15) 121 BPM
   
Suspension - (2:21) 131 BPM
   
Dressing For Pleasure - (5:34) 130 BPM
   
Faith & Labour - (8:04) 129 BPM
   
Delicate - (2:42) 150 BPM
   
Dressing For Pleasure (Extract) - (3:50) 131 BPM
   
She Kills In Ecstasy - (4:45) 85 BPM
   
Aokigahara - (10:54) 136 BPM
HFCD 009D
19 Nov 12
Techno
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352 Lashes (Ideal) - (5:29) 137 BPM
   
Hardlines Soft Skin - (6:12) 134 BPM
   
My Blood Is Gold - (5:32) 134 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Grace - (2:04) 133 BPM
Review: Sigha returns to his own Our Circula Sound label with a four-track EP called A Series Of Desecrations. Like all of James Shaw's music, his titles are as colourful as his music, like the tough minimalisms of "352 Lashes (Ideal)" or the spaced-out "Hard Lines Soft Skin". "My Blood Is Gold" is a statically super-charged, noisier version of the EP's opener, and the same can be said about "Grace" when compared to "Hard Lines Soft Skin".
OCS 009
02 Jun 14
Techno
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Black Massing (Wata Igarashi 'Dusk Falls' remix) - (6:30) 128 BPM
   
Black Massing (Wata Igarashi 'Daylight Breaks' remix) - (7:14) 123 BPM
   
Down (Function remix) - (6:50) 134 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Morning Star (Marco Shuttle remix) - (7:45) 159 BPM
Review: Taken from Sigha's second album which was released this year on Token, this package of heavyweight remixes cast a hypnotic spell. Wata Igarashi delivers two versions of "Black Massing". The first, the 'Dusk Falls' version, is a dense workout that features a dynamic interplay between the pulsating bass and eerie, textured chords. The second 'Daylight Breaks' take sees the Japanese producer drop mesmerising, tranced out melodies over a bleepy groove. By contrast, Marco Shuttle delivers a droning, low tempo version of "Morning Star", replete with late night squalls, while at the other end of the spectrum, Function turns "Down" into a droning dance floor workout, led by spiky hats and a tunnelling groove.

TOKEN 77D
03 Nov 17
Techno
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Circular - (5:36) 128 BPM
   
Gliss - (5:25) 128 BPM
   
Flare - (6:09) 130 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Hum - (5:48) 128 BPM
Review: Hot on the heels of last year's Metabolism album for Token, Sigha drops a new four-track EP. "Circular" is a pounding, bleep-heavy rhythm that resounds to powerful drums. On "Gliss", the UK producer ramps up the intensity levels with droning riffs and a dense rhythm that come across like a contemporary, more refined take on vintage Steve Bicknell. "Flare" is less obtuse and experimental, with Sigha dropping hypnotic tonal bleeps over a pounding groove, in much the same manner as Mike Parker's output. Rounding off the EP is "Hum", where Sigha goes deeper and deeper into experimental sound scapes.
TOKEN 84D
13 Jul 18
Techno
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Sigha - "Mother" - (6:34) 128 BPM
   
SNTS - "Fearless" - (6:28) 130 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Dadub - "From Function To Form" - (5:17) 85 BPM
   
Positive Centre - "In Extracts" - (7:11) 110 BPM
Review: The In Silent Series label is the brainchild of Berlin-based artist Mike Jefford aka Positive Centre, who took the title for the imprint from his 2014 debut album on Sigha'a label. Now Jefford has returned the favour by tapping Sigha to contribute to this split release. "Mother" crackles to dissected industrial rhythms, but is also interspersed with evocative ambient layers. By contrast, SNTS delivers the dense, stepping techno of "Fearless" and on "From Function to Form", Dadub lets loose with a steely, industrial breaker. Jefford himself also contributes to the release, with the multi-layered ambience of "In Extracts" bringing the EP to a dreamy conclusion.
ISS 003
05 Feb 18
Techno
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Various
   
Delta Funktionen - "Inertia/Resisting Routine" (continuous mix) - (1:15:10) 126 BPM
   
Sascha Rydell - "Rainy Days" - (7:02) 125 BPM
   
Sawlin - "Excipidial" - (5:13) 123 BPM
   
Ozka - "Square Beauty" - (4:40) 120 BPM
   
Cosmin TRG - "Plaisir Interdit" - (5:23) 125 BPM
   
Skudge - "Pollution" - (6:48) 128 BPM
   
Marcelus - "24/7" - (5:34) 127 BPM
   
Peter Van Hoesen - "Last One at 1080" - (6:30) 130 BPM
   
Conforce - "When It Appeared" - (6:40) 124 BPM
   
Lucy - "Wytonia" - (7:55) 130 BPM
   
Sigha - "Finding Myself" - (8:04) 127 BPM
   
Redshape - "Static" - (5:55) 125 BPM
   
Area Forty One - "CNTCT" - (7:02) 125 BPM
   
Roman Lindau - "Born'" - (5:34) 125 BPM
   
Mike Dehnert - "Pneumatic" - (7:45) 125 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Milton Bradley - "Sequence #1" - (4:58) 123 BPM
   
Delta Funktionen - "Torpor" - (6:22) 126 BPM
Review: The people who got to know Niels 'Delta Funktionen' Luinenberg through his ponderous Electromagnetic Radiation release or the adeptly programmed warm-up sets posted online may be surprised by the approach on Inertia. However, its direction could hardly be described as unexpected. The second volume of Electromagnetic Radiation and the grimy warehouse techno of Silhouette make perfectly clear that the Dutch DJ/producer likes to play it hard as well as deep. In that regard, Niels is not alone, and this mix, which consists solely of exclusive material, shows that a whole new wave of European techno producers is on the same wavelength. The mixture of the musical and forceful is audible from the outset, with textured chords unfolding over an angular rhythm on Sascha Rydell's "Rainy Days", a few tracks later as Cosmin TRG does his best mid to late 90s Ian Pooley techno impersonation over a rolling, warm bass and midway through on Peter Van Hoesen's "Last One at 1080", where evocative but eerie pads build to the backdrop of a prowling groove. It's a stunning finish to a mix that effortlessly balances the hard and the soulful.
INERTIA CD1
23 Jan 12
Techno
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Various
   
Sepalcure - "Taking You Back" - (7:26) 136 BPM
   
Boxcutter - "Loadtime" - (5:02) 140 BPM
   
Boddika - "Warehouse" - (5:55) Biggest-selling track on this release
   
DBridge - "Knew You Were The 1" - (6:07)
   
Scuba - "Feel It" - (6:35)
   
FaltyDL - "Regret" - (5:29) 136 BPM
   
Sigha - "Fold" - (6:18)
   
George FitzGerald - "We Bilateral" - (5:50)
   
Incyde - "Axis" - (6:34)
   
Roska - "Measureless" - (5:45) 162 BPM
   
Mount Kimbie - "Sketch On Glass" - (4:19)
   
Scuba - "Twitch" (Jamie Vexad remix) - (4:04) 155 BPM
   
Joy Orbison - "Hyph Mngo" - (5:38) 140 BPM
   
Mount Kimbie - "Maybes" (James Blake remix) - (4:35) 140 BPM
   
Sigha - "Expansions" - (6:20)
   
Untold - "Just For You" (Roska remix) - (5:49)
   
Scuba - "Tense" - (4:41) 138 BPM
   
Untold - "Sweat" - (6:35)
   
Pangaea - "Bear Witness" - (6:19) 139 BPM
   
TRG & Dub U - "Losing Marbles" (2562 remix) - (6:38) 138 BPM
HFCD 005
04 Apr 11
Bass
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Various
   
Scuba - "Tense" - (4:41) 138 BPM
   
Scuba - "Ruptured" (Surgeon remix) - (6:38) 136 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Abucs - "Heavy Metrics" - (4:56) 136 BPM
   
Sigha - "On The Strip" - (5:51) 138 BPM
   
George FitzGerald - "Don't You" - (6:41) 135 BPM
   
Sigha - "Expansions" - (6:20) 67 BPM
   
Scuba - "Klinik" - (5:43) 138 BPM
   
Sigha - "Bruised" - (5:15) 136 BPM
   
Scuba - "From Within" (Marcel Dettmann remix) - (7:00) 127 BPM
   
Scuba - "Hard Boiled" (SCB edit) - (8:51) 63 BPM
   
Emi Ono - "Kuro Shinju" - (5:30) 140 BPM
   
Scuba - "Disorder" - (5:20) 142 BPM
   
Sigha - "Remembrance" - (8:30) 140 BPM
   
TRG & Dub U - "Losing Marbles" (2562 remix) - (6:38) 138 BPM
   
Scuba - "Reverse" - (4:29) 137 BPM
   
Sigha - "Rawww" - (10:26) 124 BPM
Review: Hotflush head honcho Scuba compiles sounds from his revered imprint's early days which demonstrate its sound merging with the then fledgling dynamics of UK bass and the subterranean energy of Berlin techno. No doubt influenced by his move there and the highly successful Sub:stance night he curated at Berghain for a few years. Like many retrospective compilations there are some greatest hits for sure ("Hard Boiled"/"Remembrance"), as well as some near misses (Abucs "Heavy Metrics"/Ei Ono "Kuru Shinju") but the latter sure sound better the second time around. Some killer remixes too, such as Surgeon's menacing rendition of "Ruptured" and Marcel Dettmann's seething take on "From Within" which we shouldn't forget about.
HFCOMP 006
29 Jul 16
Bass
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Various
   
RAddhA D & Sigha - "Bloom" - (5:24) 128 BPM
   
A [Phase] & RAdhAd - "Detonation Vertex" - (6:42) 128 BPM
   
Antigone & A [Phase] - "Icosahedron Flood" - (6:54) 131 BPM
   
Inigo Kennedy & Kr!z - "Amalgam" - (6:37) 132 BPM
   
Tadeo and Ctrls - "Dropout" (feat Ctrls) - (5:27) 130 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Ctrls & Antigone - "The Hardest Part" - (6:10) 135 BPM
   
Kr!z & Ctrls - "Comets" - (6:09) 131 BPM
   
Inigo Kennedy and Sigha - "Minor Ascent" (feat Sigha) - (6:27) 130 BPM
   
Oscar Mulero & Inigo Kennedy - "Catharsis" - (7:31) 130 BPM
Played by: Kessell
Review: Token celebrates ten years in business with this excellent compilation. Unlike some imprints that use a significant milestone to simply churn out existing material, Kr!z label has taken an unusual approach by getting the label's regular contributors to collaborate with its DJ supporters. This leads to the dense broken beat of "Bloom", a track authored by Sigha and Rodhad, while on "Detonation Vertex", the Dystopian boss teams up with one of Token's core artists, O [Phase], for a tight, pulsating techno groove. O [Phase] also works with Antigone, the French producer, who is one of the label's most recent additions, for the peak time, steely rhythm of "Icosahedron Flood". Of course, the compilation also features Token's boss, with Kr!z dropping the melodic, spiky breaks of "Amalgam" with Inigo Kennedy and the detuned banger, "Comets", with CTRLS. Here's to another 10 years.
TOKEN 78D
01 Dec 17
Techno
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Various/Marco Bailey
   
Various/Marco Bailey - "Materia - Ibiza XL 2" (continuous mix) - (1:18:52) 128 BPM
   
Joachim Spieth - "Decelerate" - (6:41) 160 BPM
   
Yotam Avni - "Marva Version" - (8:14) 127 BPM
   
Margot - "Er Suonone" - (5:53) 125 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Nima Khak - "Hidroelectrica" - (7:15) 130 BPM
   
Moteka - "Xytyru" - (5:55) 127 BPM
   
Alfredo Mazzilli - "Invisible Entity" (Zadig remix) - (8:28) 125 BPM
   
Sterac - "Rotary" - (6:11) 130 BPM
   
Flug & Miki Craven - "If You Missed It" - (6:01) 130 BPM
   
Mikael Jonasson - "Projectile" - (7:01) 126 BPM
   
Dany Rodriguez - "Spirit" (Mikael Jonasson mix) - (6:35) 128 BPM
   
Alex Bau - "The Whip" - (7:07) 127 BPM
   
Valent - "Black Wool" - (5:06) 129 BPM
   
Shlomi Aber - "Paradox" - (5:51) 127 BPM
   
Various/Marco Bailey - "Gravity Drag" - (5:52) 128 BPM
   
Blawan - "Marga" - (6:18) 129 BPM
   
Shifted - "Persistence Of Vision" - (6:30) 127 BPM
   
UVB - "Honne" - (6:19) 134 BPM
   
Marcel Fengler - "Shitau" - (6:51) 129 BPM
   
Sigha - "Christ Figures" - (8:04) 129 BPM
   
The Persuader - "Aver Stigen" - (4:38) 125 BPM
   
Soolee - "Tense" (Unam Zetineb remix) - (6:15) 128 BPM
MBE 159D
14 Oct 16
Techno
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