The best albums, EPs and mixes from the past month.
Laurel Halo gets back on the mic for her beautifully impressionistic third album.
Cédric Dekowski & Felix Reifenberg
The Frankfurt producers show how lush minimal can be.
A mix of new and exclusive tunes that shows off Steffi's electro side.
Beautiful ambient house with shades of jungle.
The Vancouver producer evokes early Biosphere on this ambient techno album.
Colourful club sounds and sparkly R&B from a Hyperdub mainstay.
Dys Functional Electronic Music
Techno that ventures well beyond the dance floor.
The Berghain resident pulls out some of his oldest favourites in this collection of EBM, industrial and synth pop.
From The Heart, It's A Start, A Work Of Art
Another dive into the archives of the mysterious Japanese producer yields another album of near-perfect dub techno.
Fit For Purpose
Shawn O'Sullivan combines techno, post-punk and industrial for a blistering ride.
Drum & bass and dub techno come together on this expansive, impressive album.
Grand and adventurous club music.
Broken English Club
The English Beach
Lush, IDM-infused electronica from a white-hot newcomer.
natural / electronic. system.
Deep, intricate techno from the always on-point Tikita label.
Soft and stripped-back deep house.
Blazing fast techno from an artist on the rise.
CS + Kreme / Yu Su
Roast Ghost / Little Forest
Dazed dance music done two ways on this fantastic split cassette featuring transmissions from Melbourne and Vancouver.
Another essential reissue of timeless Icelandic dub techno from the Thule archives.
Like A Thief In The Night
This gently mind-melting EP is one of the best techno releases of the month.
Beautiful ambient techno with remixes from some of the genre's finest.
Dynamo Dreesen, SVN & A Made Up Sound
The dream team of oddball house returns.
Central Processing Unit
Bet you didn't know the Commodore64 could make dance floor jams like this.
Let The Church
Ecstatic house and techno like only Floorplan can do.
Water Bomb / Cold New Worlds
Pinch comes correct with an aquatic banger like nothing you've heard before.
Abstract yet engaging ambient techno.
- Eris Drew
The Bunker Podcast 147
Vintage breaks and hardcore with newer favourites sprinkled in, from one of the year's most talked-about American DJs.
NTS Radio 9th June 2017
The Japanese experimentalist guests on Japan Blues' show with a selection of dark, oddball dance sounds.
- Derek Plaslaiko
Live at No Way Back - 10th Anniversary
Derek Plaslaiko deep in the zone at home in Detroit for No Way Back.
RA Live at Brilliant Corners
Leftfield house, experimental, ambient—and a little bit of Sade.
- D. Tiffany
Noise In My Head (Live At Inner Varnika)
An hour-long live set of cosmic breaks and ethereal techno, recorded live at an Australian festival (starts at the 56-minute mark).
- Chee Shimizu
The Do!! You!!! Breakfast Show
The esteemed Japanese digger appears on the NTS morning show with a typically eclectic, chilled-out selection.
Slow Life Podcast Series 003.4
Warm and elusive house music.
FACT Mix 606
Truly otherworldly sounds from a unique Canadian producer.
- Inga Mauer
Dekmantel Podcast 126
A particularly tough session from the Russian DJ.
Electronic Explorations 471
An all-over-the-map mix of electro, techno, breakbeat and more from the SIREN DJ.
Label of the month: Central Processing Unit
This Sheffield label is keeping its hometown's musical legacy alive, even if its artists have never set foot in the city. Andrew Ryce tells its story.
Breaking Through: Umfang
Aurora Mitchell meets the artist who, in addition to developing her own burgeoning career in techno, is striving to bring more representative lineups to dance music.
Top 10 August 2017 Festivals
We see what's looking good around the world in August.
Machine Love: Shawn O'Sullivan
Max Pearl visits the New York techno artist's studio to talk modular synths.
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