Mor Elian – Planet Kismet [Visible Spectrum]

Far-out, psychedelic, enigmatic techno. Prolific Berlin-based techno producer Mor Elian‘s 3-track “Clairvoyant Fog” record on Visible Spectrum is now a year old and, listening to the final track Planet Kismet with fresh ears in 2021, it offers a wealth of soundscape melded into ever-changing but effortlessly smooth rhythmic drums. An acid synth arpeggiator sequence underneathContinue reading “Mor Elian – Planet Kismet [Visible Spectrum]”

Heiko Laux – Earthbouncing Pt. 1 [Kanzleramt]

Minimal, big room, classic lush techno. Heiko Laux had managed his Berlin label, Kanzleramt, for 4 years before releasing his first album entitled “Liquidism” in summer 1998. The first track, Earthbouncing [Pt 1], creates an incredible first impression of the record and has stuck with me this past month as a notably well-arranged, mixed andContinue reading “Heiko Laux – Earthbouncing Pt. 1 [Kanzleramt]”

Money Morning – American Pharoah [Acting Press]

The soundscape soundtrack to your favorite sci-fi novel, re-imagined. Combined feelings of melancholy, curiosity, and growth lend a foundation to the emotional draw of the 2017 Corporate Karma EP from Money Morning on Acting Press. The¬†American Pharoah¬†track pulls the listener into hyperdrive through a distinct harmonic tunnel of space exploration and wonder. I’ve home-listened thisContinue reading “Money Morning – American Pharoah [Acting Press]”

Globex – Inversia 2 [Acting Press]

Sonically balanced and floating in ecstasy. The A-side on this 2018 Globex record for Acting Press revolved around a simple, single note pad but carries with it so much depth and imagination in the background. The bassline moves at it’s own pace, the cymbals continue on their own wonky pattern – each element of thisContinue reading “Globex – Inversia 2 [Acting Press]”