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Schmutz – Peelers EP (Dirt Crew)

After releasing the strong ‘Slaned’ EP on Gerd’s 4 Lux Recordings and contributing a track to Dirt Crew‘s mini compilation ‘Deep Love 10′ last year Schmutz now delivers its first full EP for the Berlin imprint. On ‘Peelers’ Belfast DJ and production duo Schmutz (real…

Lil Louis

Lil’ Louis hospitalised after air horn attack at Sankeys

House music legend Lil’ Louis may have suffered severe ear damage after someone blasted an air horn directly into his ear during his soundcheck at Sankeys in Manchester. The man who gave the world classics such as ‘French Kiss’ and ‘Blackout’ was immediately taken to hospital,…

Colophon

Colophon – Concrete (Rosedale)

‘Concrete’ marks the debut recording of Haarlem, Netherlands based graphic designer and producer Colophon for Rosedale Records. A dubby voyage into the deeper realms of techno. The third EP on Estroe‘s new Rosedale imprint clearly states the intentions of talented Dutch producer Bas van Vuurde AKA…

Awakenings Festival

Awakenings announces Summer Festival line-up

Awakenings has just announced the full line-up for the fifteenth edition of the Awakenings Festival, taking place on june 27 and 28 at the Spaarnwoude recreation area near Amsterdam. Richie Hawtin (Minus), Speedy J (Electric Deluxe), Adam Beyer (Drumcode) and Joris Voorn will all be…

Atomnation

Download the new Atomnation compilation

The Amsterdam/Berlin based Atomnation imprint celebrates its 25th release with a name-your-own-price compilation. You can stream or download ‘XXV’ below or on the label’s Soundcloud page. The genre-defying compilation features new work by Polynation, Fran Seven and Olaf Stuut alongside previously released material by Gidge,…

Carl Craig

Check out the sweet new video for Carl Craig’s Guti remix

Feast your eyes (and ears) on the brand new video for Carl Craig‘s remix of ‘El Solitario’, a wonderful animated short by visual artist Andreas Miro. Craig’s remix of ‘El Solitario’ was taken from ‘Rompecorazones Remixed’, a special remix edition of Guti‘s album of the…

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Various Cuts #1 (ClekClekBoom)

Over the last two years ClekClekBoom has become a firm favourite here at House Cult HQ. The French imprint starts the new year with a four track mini compilation of fresh new material. If you’re looking for a raw, take-no-prisoners warehouse-type sound that’s both timeless and…

Detroit Swindle

Download the great new Detroit Swindle mix

Detroit Swindle have just dropped a new mix to celebrate their upcoming Great Escape parties in Amsterdam and Leeds. And as you’ve come to expect from the Amsterdam boys it’s quite big and bold. The dexterous duo is organising a Great Escape party in their…

ICONS Series

MK

Icons; MK – Looking Right Through

Before he vanished from the scene in the late nineties Marc ‘MK’ Kinchen was the undisputed heavyweight remixing champion of the world (in those days the only serious rivals being Masters at Work). In case you´ve lived under a rock for the last two years,…

Dave Clarke

ICONS; Dave Clarke – Wisdom to the Wise

ICONS; Dave Clarke – Wisdom to the Wise In the second half of the nineties, no one was bigger than Dave Clarke, setting new standards for European techno with his ‘Red’ trilogy and taking dancefloors by storm with his thunderous DJ-sets. Twenty years later the…

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ICONS; Kevin Saunderson – The Groove That Won´t Stop

ICONS; Kevin Saunderson - The Groove That Won´t Stop It’s almost impossible to overestimate Kevin Saunderson’s influence on modern electronic music. Saunderson was instrumental in inventing techno in the mid-eighties with fellow pioneers Juan Atkins and Derrick May (a fellowship often referred to as The Belleville…

Podcast

Josh

Podcast 45 Josh Butler

Podcast 45 is recorded by Josh Butler. From the North of England to dance floors across the globe, Josh Butler has made serious headway with his high caliber house sound. Cut from the outspoken West Yorkshire club circuit and propelled towards the forefront of global…

Acumen

Podcast 44 Acumen

The 44th podcast in our ongoing sequence is recorded by Acumen. Antoine ‘Acumen’ Garcia is a man with a tough schedule. A label owner, a DJ, a producer, a live act, a pharmacist and a father, he’s a man who leads numerous different lives. Even…

Monsieur Cedric

Podcast 43 Monsieur Cedric

Podcast number 43 is recorded by Cedric Sabras, better known as Monsieur Cedric. Cedric is French but prefers to be called a ‘world citizen’ after living in no less than ten different countries. Cedric loves music, basically any kind of music, as long as it sounds…