DJ Surgeles – Triglav [TECH-UM313003]

The exploration craft Isis001, a spaceship sent by humanity, has crashed into the unknown world of Triglav, with one of the most important discoveries in galactic history. Below, a handful of humans fight an armed group of outsiders and the entire hostile planet to protect the secret – the fate of the Triglavs, the legendary first species to show wisdom in the stars. Over time, the group of astronauts begins to understand what is going on on the planet,and begins to understand Triglav’s secret, but will they be able to return to our planet and share the secret about Triglav? Triglav’s heads were believed to represent Sky, Earth and the Underworld. It was believed that Triglav has three heads because he ruled these three kingdoms and had a golden binding over his eyes and lips so he could not see people’s sins nor speak about them.

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DJ Surgeles – Triglav [TECH-UM313003]

Millsart – Inner Eye [AX111]

Axis Expressionist Series is a collection of vinyl and limited digital releases, curated by Millsart, an alias of Jeff Mills, of his most eclectic and transcendent compositions that derive from his Every Dog Has Its Day project as well as new unreleased works. “Inner Eye” and “That Voodoo You Do” were originally released in digital as “Every Dog Has Its Day vol.12” (2020). “Nocturnal Moves” was originally released in digital as “Every Dog Has Its Day vol.9” (2020).

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Millsart – Inner Eye [AX111]

Eduardo De La Calle – Kardama EP [FP007]

Futurepast presents a new release from Spanish producer and DJ Eduardo De La Calle. “Kardama” emerged as the winter of 2022 bled into 2023, a period where he’d actually been producing more downtempo works. As a reflective work, De La Calle processes emotions and thoughts with analog methods, reverse delays and pedals on “Kardama”. The emotions that he holds close to himself show up in the detail that sits deeper within each track.

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Eduardo De La Calle – Kardama EP [FP007]

Jeroen Search – Avoiding The Ordinary [EFR010]

Jeroen Search joins Eternal Friction Records and on the Dutch veteran producer wastes no time but lets his ever evolving array of machines do the talking. They speak in many tones – be it snappy or propelling, vivid or restrained, stomping or intricate – yet they all retain Searchs consistently singular voice. All drenched in the signature analog Search-sound.

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Jeroen Search – Avoiding The Ordinary [EFR010]

Jeff Mills – Extension [AX109]

The Detroit techno master is back with a continuation of the series from ”Growth” (AX010, 1994) and ”Expanded” (AX039, 2004) under the same concept. An attempt to bring forth the notion that the Future could provide more than what we are doing now.

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Jeff Mills – Extension [AX109]

Parallel 9 – Q [DSR/STC4]

Three more iconic Parallel 9 dub-techno classics from the Steve Rachmad archives re-issued on the Delsin Sterac series. Originally released in 1996 on Prime, now re-mastered. Track order is shuffled a bit, as it turned out the full 10 minutes version of Quanah was shortened in 1996. It was through the preparation of this re-issue Steve found out now 25 years later they had shortened the track by four minutes back then for some reason. Steve Rachmad’s richly melodic strain of techno has resulted in a huge body of work he has been growing since the early 90s. His sound is the perfect distillation of machine soul – dubby atmospherics and crisp, danceable dynamics balanced in perfect unison.

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Parallel 9 – Q [DSR/STC4]

Konduku – Mantis 09/10 [DSR-MTS09/DSR-MTS10]

Konduku returns to the Delsin Mantis series with an exciting double pack which dives deeper into his remarkable fractured rhythms and light-touch synthesis. Over the course of nine tracks Ruben Üvez straddles the space between introspective headphone trips and hypnotising dancefloor elegance, operating in a liminal zone of fluid tempos, submerged atmospheres and pointillist beats. It’s an open-ended but clear-sighted approach that aligns perfectly with the direction of the Mantis series.

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Konduku – Mantis 09/10 [DSR-MTS09/DSR-MTS10]

VA – Concrete Series Vol. 1 [CLTD-006]

First edition of the Concrete series, a series that intends to involve the major artist of the scene in order to have a redefinition of the techno genre. This time Luigi Tozzi, Dino Sabatini, Giorgio Gigli & Lunatik, and the talented new artist Sub Accent, give us a redefinition of what we should cal “Hypnotic” techno genre. Obsessive rhytm and sweet ambient pads, merge perfect in a fresh deeply dance floor oriented sound.

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VA – Concrete Series Vol. 1 [CLTD-006]

Mike Parker – The Burning Roundtable [TOKEN111]

Mike Parker fully debuts on Token with ‘The Burning Round Table’ featuring 4 corrosive tracks of unforgiving power. Highly skilled in crafting cavernous ambiances and sharp tension, the American virtuoso offers a record emphasizing just that: imposing cuts to be selected with intention.

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Mike Parker – The Burning Roundtable [TOKEN111]

Rod20 – SteraStudent EP [ROD2002]

Rod20 is a new project from Rotterdam based artist ROD. During the rise of Covid19 ROD decided to ditch the computer and dust off his vintage hardware collection, challenging himself to create strictly (analogue) hardware jams using only 1 synthesizer + 1 drum machine per track, recorded in a single take. Rod20 (as in 2020 as well as ROD 2.0) kicked off in style with ROD2001 ‘In The Mix’, a 13 track Mix CD (also pressed on 20 highly limited 3x LP copies) sold personally at the height of the pandemic, followed by 2 conceptual mini-albums ‘The Hidden Notes Project (Part 1 & 2)’ released on Jeff Mills’ Axis Records. Now with most 2022 dance floors in full swing again, it’s time to unleash the Rod20 project in full, starting with ROD2002 ‘SteraStudent EP’, a personal tribute to 1 of of ROD’s biggest inspirations and mentors in the world of techno; Sterac (aka Steve Rachmad). No computer. No edits. No nonsense. Just pure & raw stripped down (90’s) basement techno cuts designed to make you sweat.

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Rod20 – SteraStudent EP [ROD2002]

Skudge – Soundworks [SKUDGE-LP04]

Skudge may no longer be a duo – Elias Landberg has been using the alias for his solo productions for a few years now – but the long-serving act’s sound remains as inspired, club-ready and far-sighted as ever. That much is proved by Soundworks, the first Skudge album in two years. Rooted in machine soul, it boasts tracks that variously doff a cap to Motor City futurism, the organ-tinged throb of Rob and Lyric Hood’s 21st century Floorplan productions, the sparse and dubby vibes of vintage UK bleep techno, late ’90s tech-house, and the woozy, life-affirming lusciousness of deep techno. In other words, it’s full of “proper techno” produced by a true master of his craft.

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Skudge – Soundworks [SKUDGE-LP04]

Judas – H O Σ T I L E [ARTSCORE015]

Across professions, consistency is a direct product of work ethic. In the case of Judas consistency is key, “H O Σ T I L E ” is a great representation of the maturity of vision during these years, all the four cuts are crafted with the same language that the artist matured, but with a twist that defines his future and our future of modern techno music.

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Judas – H O Σ T I L E [ARTSCORE015]