Record Reviews

Carlos Native | Exploration

Carlos Native, the elegant Spanish composer of majestic Sci-Fi dance music returns with his 2nd album to date: "Exploration". 10 brand new songs full of rich synthwork, and spellbinding programming that will remind you of many of your favorite soundtracks to the great futuristic movies of yesteryear. An intelligent sound from a brilliant musical mind!

 

The Observer - Ovidrians Eyes EP

No need to be a NASA employee to intercept radio transmissions from Mars! As an Electro freak, your hearing sensors might have probably perceived the highly anticipated vibes from French label Radio Mars’ third and long awaited output.

 

Present “Ovidrians Eyes EP” offers a successful follow up to a couple of 12” written by Kaleidophone and Franck Sarrio; respectively in 2006 and 2008.

 

Sbles3plex - Máquinas Deseantes

The name Sbles3plex remains associated to three essential outings published between 2001 and 2003, on Holland’s infamous Techno Acid imprint Djax Up Beats.

 

Mike Ash - Identified

Red alert! The London don returns on his very own No Survivors! Recordings imprint with three uncompromising Acid Electro cuts of his trademark in the direct prolongation of the "Interception" album released last year. With this new sonic assault, expect no prisoners from Mike Ash (Borg Recordings, Bass Agenda Recordings).

 

The Dexorcist/Exzakt - The Bass Academy Vol. 3

Professor X needs to hold on tight! This month, The Bass Academy welcomes into its walls two new teachers. Succeeding to Gods Of Technology Feat. Egyptian Lover, Jamie Jupitor, Dark Vektor, and The Blotnik Brothers, U.K. Wizard The Dexorcist (Control Tower, Battle Trax) and U.S. heavyweight Exzakt (Monotone USA, Shipwrec) take control of the French label to provide their programs for high school students interested in learning about Bass Music in its purest form.

Urban Connections - The Eighth Passenger

Spanish netlabel Urban Connections returns with yet another eclectic collection of Electro tunes you simply cannot miss out on. This new one, like all the previous, is free, and carefully handpicked by a well seasoned composer and producer who goes by the name of Amper Clap. The talent you will find in all these compilations is more than apparent, and the range of styles and mix of veteran and up and coming artists makes them even more interesting.

Lektroid - Beyond Theory

Lektroid returns with another fascinating ride through his ingenious musical mind that seems to know no limits! This artist has a knack for being very innovative in his sound design, without ever straying too far out and losing the core soulful aspect that makes his music very special.

Luxus Varta - Aquamarine Puzzle

September will see the exciting return of Luxus Varta!! After Solar One Music, Killekill and Intramuros Records, the French don pins Shipwrec to his hunting table.

 

With "Aquamarine Puzzle", real name Emeric Di Paolo delivers six utterly complex Electro cuts of his trademark characterized by Drexcyian inspired melodies and organic Electro beats. The result is a mind blowing EP and an absolute must have 12".

 

Retrograde Youth - We're Not Human Anymore EP

With more than 20 releases of high quality since 2013, Rotterdam based Pinkman and its Broken Dreams white sublabel, have made a solid reputation of purveyors of refined Electronic Music. Run by Marsman, the Netherlands imprint can argue of being an eclectic platform of music and a talent searcher.

Dark Prophet - Teleportation Non Stop

Hailing from Liege, Dark Prophet made his first appearance on the electronic scene in 2012 with his debut EP "LHC disorder", followed by a complete album, "Spaceship One", a few months later on Battery Park Studio.

 

This year, the Belgium synthesizer player makes a remarkable follow up to his first LP, on Croatian prime label Crobot Muzik run by N-Ter and Dj Xed.

 

Formshift - Disorder

If you like your Electro harsh and cold, let's rush on this insane new release from the Bass Agenda Recordings catalog!

 

Exzakt - Feeling EP

Larry McCormick announced the end of his Electro project five years ago. But due to popular demand, Exzakt has returned this month for our greatest joy.

 

On command of the "Feeling EP", a five tracker in Exzakt's typical flavor but with a modern twist and unexpected vibes, the US artist offers a preview of his upcoming album "Evolved" to be released soon.