december, 2014

      Marino Canal – Percolate EP (Mood Records)

      Marino Canal has been churning out great material all year, slowly but steadily building his reputation as a class producer and gifted DJ. Well, all that’s about to change with his first EP for Mood Records. We’d be very surprised if Marino didn’t break through…

      Nooncat – Data Receiver (Eighteenthirtyeight)

      After releasing records on labels like Trapez, Treibstoff and Trenton for over twelve years, Russian DJ/producer Alex Meshkov decided to take matters in his own hand earlier this year with his own Eighteenthirtyeight imprint. With five records in as many months Alex Meshkov’s been on a…

      Kirk Degiorgio remembers Matt Cogger (1969 – 2014)

      Here at House Cult HQ we’re mourning the death of Matt Cogger aka Neuropolitique. Cogger was one of the first UK techno producers to explore a distinctly Detroit aestethic in the early nineties, releasing a string of classic UK techno records on labels like ART,…

      Download Paula Temple’s relentless new track Gegen for free

      Paula Temple is giving away free downloads of a new track to celebrate the launch of her label Noise Manifesto. You can stream or download ‘Gegen’ below. Last month the fearless noisemeisterin released the intensely dark ‘Deathvox EP’ on legendary Belgian label R&S. ‘Gegen’ is…

      Legendary house singer Kevin Irving passes away

      Legendary house music vocalist Kevin ‘Kirv’ Irving has passed away in his hometown Chicago, 5 Magazine reports. Irving featured on classic early house records by Farley Jackmaster Funk, Marshall Jefferson and Mark Imperial before he was asked to join pop soul outfit Club Nouveau at the…

      Anja Schneider – Jimmy EP (Mobilee)

      Next year Anja Schneider celebrates the tenth birthday of her Mobilee imprint. She rounds off 2014 in style with a re-entry into the RA Top 100 Poll and what may well be her best record to date. Earlier his year Mobilee released a string of quality…

      Trouw says goodbye with short movie; Watch it here

      The party’s almost over for legendary Amsterdam club Trouw. The venue that brought Dutch house and techno clubbing to the next level will close its doors forever on january the 3rd. There are still two weeks to go for the first Amsterdam club to receive…

      House Cult Staff Picks 2014 # 1: Yotam Avni

      It’s been a good year for regular House Cult contributor Yotam Avni. ‘In 2014 I started out a new weekly residency at Bootleg Club in Tel-Aviv where I had the joy and privilege to host DJ’s like Dave Clarke, Len Faki, DJ Deep and Peter…

      Hot Since 82 presents the best of 2014

      Hot Since 82 just finished a three hour set of his favorite tracks of 2014, with a few exclusives thrown in for good measure. You can stream or download it below. 2014’s been a great year for Hot Since 82. He’s released a bunch of…

      Midland gives away Boards of Canada re-edit

      UK Producer Midland is giving away free downloads of a re-edit he’s made of ‘Olson’ by Boards of Canada on his Soundcloud page. ‘Olson’ first featured on 1998’s classic ‘Music Has the Right to Children’ and was used for Midland’s Fact mix that was released…