Reviews

Preview the first Mr. Fingers EP in ten years

[separator type=”thin”] It’s no secret we’re huge Larry Heard fans down here at House Cult, so you can imagine the excitement that ensued here when we heard the inventor of deep house is about to release his first Fingers EP in over ten years. The…

Oscar G. & Ralph Falcon – Never Let You Go (Murk)

[separator type=”thin”] When it comes to consistency and longevity it’s impossible to beat Oscar G. and Ralph Falcon aka Murk. The Miami boys have been ruling the house underground for nearly a quarter of a century and are still very much on top of their…

Thomas Ragsdale – Dear Araucaria (This Is It Forever)

[separator type=”thin”] It’s one of the most touching ambient EP’s we’ve heard in quite a while: Thomas Ragsdale’s bittersweet ‘Dear Araucaria’ for the This Is It Forever imprint. Ragsdale’s first ever EP not attached to a film or television project was originally inspired by the passing of…

Preview the new Blawan EP

[separator type=”thin”] Later this month Blawan will release a new EP on TERNESC, the label he set up last year as an outlet for his solo productions after several years of collaborating with Pariah and Surgeon under the names Karenn and Trade respectively. You can preview…

Billy Kenny – Keep Pushin’ (FMM)

[separator type=”thin”] Here’s another track we’ve been playing quite a lot here at House Cult HQ: ‘Keep Pushin” by Billy Kenny, the young UK-born, Germany-based producer who’s been killing dancefloors worldwide recently with his highly energetic sounds. ‘Keep Pushin’ was premiered by BBC icon Annie…

Kask – Periferia (X-Kalay)

[separator type=”thin”] Here’s a record we’ve been playing a lot lately: the first release on the new London-based X-Kalay imprint by up-and-coming Estonian producer Andreas Kask, containing four fresh and freaky slices of real ass house music. ‘Periferia’ kicks off with the slow burning, high…

Drax – The 3rd Decade (Perc Trax)

[separator type=”thin”] German hard acid pioneer Thomas P. Heckmann revives his alter ego Drax after a thirteen year hiatus with a new three track EP for Perc Trax. Opener ‘Acid Brick’ is classic Thomas P. Heckmann; a relentless and sturdy yet rubbery groove is the perfect…

Josh Butler – Portable EP (Cajual) / Beaverworks (Kahu)

[separator type=”thin”] Josh Butler ends the year on a natural high with two great new releases – his debut for Green Velvet’s legendary Cajual imprint and part one of his vinyl only Kahu project. The ‘Portable EP’ showcases Butler’s ability to take a classic sounding Chicago-inspired…

Preview Psyk’s debut for Tresor

[separator type=”thin”] Later this month Spanish producer Psyk drops his long awaited debut for longstanding Berlin techno institute Tresor. You can preview the new EP called ‘Works’ below. The Madrilenian maestro (real name Manuel Anós) and main man behind the Non Series imprint serves up two electro-infused slices…

Mona Series Part 1 (Monasterio)

[separator type=”thin”] The first EP on the newly founded Monasterio label aims to recreate the vibe that’s predominant at the parties hosted by the infamous Moscow techno institution; harsh, high standard peaktime techno. Monasterio regular Oliver Deutschmann opens this mini compilation with a barren yet strong piece…