Rogier Oostlander

Rogier Oostlander

Rogier Oostlander is the former editor-in-chief of Bassic Groove Magazine, one of the first magazines worldwide dedicated to house music culture in the early nineties. He now works as a record dealer and copywriter in Haarlem, the Netherlands.

Token announces second Eschaton EP

Eschaton, the duo of Orphx and Ancient Methods, will be releasing their second EP together on Token in May. The EP is simply called ‘II’ and contains four new raw, unforgiving industrial techno tracks. The follow-up to their 2014 debut for Token takes a more varied, yet…

Brian Eno shares epic 21 minute track The Ship

Ambient pioneer and production wizard Brian Eno has shared the title track of his forthcoming album ‘The Ship’, an epic 21 minute electronic music trip. The  album opener and thematic core of the new album is built around Eno’s cyclically sung verses. The song builds in…

DJ Skull heads back to Holland after 22 years

More than twenty years have passed since DJ Skull first travelled to Holland on the back of his successful first singles for the Eindhoven-based Djax-Up-Beats imprint. This week the Chicago legend returns to the Netherlands to play two sets in Rotterdam and one in Amsterdam….

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,…

Clone releases Jovonn compilation this autumn

Clone will release a compilation by New York house legend Jovonn on Clone Classic Cuts in november. ‘Goldtones’ celebrates Jovonn’s groundbreaking work on his own Goldtone imprint. Jovonn Armstrong is one of the great unsung heroes of house music. With his highly emotional and personal…

Tresor owner planning to open a club in Detroit

Tresor label and club owner Dimitri Hegemann is planning to open a new club in Detroit. The 60 year old Berliner who opened the infamous Berlin nightclub in 1991 and reopened it in a renovated electrical power plant in 2007 currently has an eye on the…

Remembering Mark Bell

We’re still mourning the death of UK techno pioneer Mark Bell, who passed away last week following complications after an operation. Bell led the way for a generation of UK producers with his groundbreaking records on Warp as LFO (with Gez Varley) and worked with…

808: The Movie

The TR-808 finally gets the documentary it deserves. The legendary drum machine, that was introduced by the Roland company in 1980 and changed the course of electronic music as we know it will feature in a full length movie that will be released in early 2015….

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,…