januari, 2015

      Focus Forward: an interview with Marcel Fengler

      Widely regarded as a stalwart of the Ostgut Ton stable, Marcel Fengler has released a string of brooding 4/4 techno 12″es for the Berghain-affiliated label over the past eight years, as well as for Luke Slater’s Mote Evolver and his own IMF imprint. Two years after…

      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 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 – 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 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…

      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,…

      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…

      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…