Reviews

ManooZ – Deeper Side EP (Soulfood)

After two strong EP’s by De Sluwe Vos and Kindimmer the third release on Dutch raw house label Soulfood comes courtesy of Mannheim house maestro ManooZ. Manooz makes and plays the sort of House that’s spelled with a capital H. Big, bold, straight forward House…

Josh Butler – Feelings EP (Noir Music)

Josh Butler’s not the sort of guy to follow every new fad in house music, but he always manages to sound contemporary and uplifting both with his DJ-sets and productions. His ‘Feelings EP’ is another prime example of the Josh Butler sound: timeless high quality…

Joeski – Erotic Sessions (Poker Flat)

Two weeks after releasing the Led Zeppelin-sampling ‘Leave You’ on Kinetika Records New York house veteran Joeski drops yet another great new single, this time on Poker Flat Recordings. Joeski is the sort of guy we love here at House Cult. The New York veteran’s…

Jacksonville – Fragments EP (Inner Shift Music)

‘Fragments’ is the seventh EP on Inner Shift Music and the full label debut of UK producer Chris Lyth, who was already featured on their recent  ‘Collective Continents EP ‘ with the excellent ‘The City Sleeps’. Lyth is best known for his high quality deep…

Matador – Play With Me EP2 (Minus)

Three months ago Irish techno maestro and Minus mainstay Matador released the ‘Play With Me’ EP on Richie Hawtin’s label. He’s now back with part two. With his fifth EP for Minus Matador (real name Gavin Lynch) seems to have perfected the rubbery yet infectious…

Tadeo – Terra Incognita (Token)

Earlier this week Belgian techno frontline soldiers Token announced three new releases for the next months: a two track EP by Token mainstay Ø [Phase] and two releases by label debutants Antigone and Tadeo. Spanish producer Tadeo’s up first with the breathtaking ‘Terra Incognita’ EP after…

Peter van Hoesen – Seventy Secrets (Time to Express)

‘Seventy Secrets’ is 2015’s first release by Belgian born, Berlin based Peter van Hoesen on his own Time to Express imprint. It’s currently on repeat at House Cult HQ. The EP opens with a slice of dark ambient that was originally composed as the opening…

South London Ordnance – Sex Fortress (Aery Metals)

Here at House Cult we love South London Ordnance. His output on labels like Teal, Well Rounded, 2nd Drop, Audio Culture and Hotflush has always been quite versatile, but his records all have a rawness to them that make them stand out. ‘Sex Fortress’, his…

Random Audio – New Order (Belief System)

‘New Order’ is Random Audio’s second piece of work for Dave Ellesmere and Diego Hostettler’s Belief System imprint after last year’s wonderful ‘Engineers of the Other Space’.  It’s a seven track mini album that further explores the sonic boundaries of outer space. Random Audio’s aesthetic…