It’s breaking news indeed when the Techno warrior known as Tom Hades drops his first proper EP on 1605. And it doesn’t get any rawer or filthier than this.”Einsatz” starts off with bubbling bass before going straight into synth hell, with hysteric rises and a looping riff that mutates throughout the rubble accordingly.Not enough for you? “Totally Sick” is indeed totally sick, with its triplet intro and buzzing, discordant synthesis. Add Tom’s signature drum pounding to this and yes, that is the sound of your brain leaking.
Seeing the name DJ Chus on a release is one of those reassuring marks of quality where you know that whatever lies inside is going to be something truly irresistible. And, it should go without saying, you know it’s going to be a heavily tribal affair. The master teams up with Supernova on this new release to give his Iberican trademark sound a little of that Italian tech flavour. Italoberican Grooves gives you little room for manoeuvre. It’s a case of DANCE, or else.
Munich Disco Tech vol.14: The Final Chapter / Great Stuff Recordings All good things must come to an end. If they don’t, they eventually fizzle out unimpressively. And so just like the smartest bands who know it’s best to call it a day when they’ve hit their peak. Great Stuff Recordings’ stupidly successful Munich Disco Tech EP series comes to its last release: the 13-exclusive tracks of Volume 14: The Final Chapter. No less than 20 artists combine on this grand finale to provide an EP of highly effective house and techno styles, making for the perfect send-off for the series. The highlights of the previous thirteen releases have been numerous, with a huge array of talents from Ian Pooley to Ramon Tapia to Umek to James Talk to Tiger Stripes to Bass Kleph to DJ Chus featuring along the way. Here’s what this ultimate episode has in store: Continue reading →