The albums, EPs and mixes you need to hear this month.
The dub techno legends return, stormier and more fearsome than ever.
An essential compilation from an Icelandic electronic music pioneer.
Kern Vol. 4
DJ Stingray's relentless electro style in full effect.
An all-originals mix that showcases Dan Snaith's rich brand of dance music.
Don't Be Afraid
Dense, abstract techno from one of the genre's exciting new voices.
Patterns Of Consciousness
An album of hypnotic, brightly coloured drone music.
Theory Of Colours
Wonderfully relaxed, impeccably arranged techno and house.
Luxus Steroid Abamita
Modern industrial and EBM from the artist also known as Tadd Mullinix, JTC and Dabrye.
Nídia É Má, Nídia É Fudida
A rising star from Lisbon's Príncipe crew drops a varied and emotional debut album.
The Scottish artist filters trance through post-rock, noise and ambient.
Deadly footwork from a Chicago artist who's making a comeback.
Mellow moods from the Freerotation cofounder, whipped up with his trusty modular synths.
SHIFT LTD 001
Xhin's version of "straight-up techno" is unpredictable and immaculately produced.
Meticulously engineered, precision-focused drum & bass from an up-and-comer.
Your Kiss Is Sour
The Bristol producer's best release yet strips his music down to its essence—quaking sub-bass, eerie melodies and nothing more.
More hypnotic techno from Kraviz, including the unstoppable "You Are Wrong."
Uncoded Signals From Axodya
Ethereal mid-'90s techno rescued from obscurity.
Don't Take This The Wrong Way
One of UK dance music's foremost chameleons pulls off Livity Sound's broken techno style.
A cult favourite '90s label returns with IDM-inflected techno of the highest order.
Sun Masks Remixes
Four smart club remixes of the pioneering '80s electronic artist from the likes of Avalon Emerson and Lena Willikens.
Three excellent minimal house tracks from Binh, including the unforgettable "Chalzedon."
Alone In The City
Light, gliding techno from Wisconsin's finest.
Cross-genre breakbeat science that lives up to the Metalheadz legacy.
The Fifth House
Psychedelic house with a remix from the late, great Trevino.
Minimal house with a distinct personality.
Recordings from the Welsh festival have become an annual tradition, and Leif's two-hour journey through downtempo, house, techno and other oddities is as good as they come.
- DJ Bus Replacement Service
We couldn't include just one—this exceptionally strange performance from DJ Bus Replacement Service is another standout set from the festival.
Groovy Groovy 6/17/17
The Discwoman affiliate shows off the diamond-hard side of the experimental club scene.
- DJ Tapes
Recorded early in the morning at Torino's Frequenze festival, this mix welcomes the sunrise with reggae, dub and dancehall.
- Detroit In Effect
Truancy Volume 181
Detroit electro at its rawest: quick mixing, hard transitions and scratching.
- Laurel Halo
This mix, "somewhere between club and listening," encapsulates Halo's eclectic style.
- Vladimir Ivkovic
Strange Sounds From Beyond 2017
A captivating 90-minute session that shows why Ivkovic is fast becoming one of our favourite selectors.
- Fergus Clark
Read our feature on Fourth World music while listening to this glistening mix by one of the minds behind Miracle Steps.
- DJ Storm
FM:022: Old Skool Mix
An hour of classic drum & bass from one of the genre's most talented DJs.
- Christoph De Babalon
Live - V I S Night @ Sameheads
A live set of experimental uptempo music with plenty of surprises up its sleeve.
Label of the month: Dream Catalogue
Andrew Ryce profiles the label at the forefront of one of electronic music's most exciting new scenes.
Machine Love: SchneidersLaden
Mark Smith meets the man who's played a vital role in shaping the modular synthesis industry.
Top 10 September Festivals
Here are ten of our favourites happening in September.
Breaking Through: Jayda G
Andrew Ryce catches up with Vancouver's foremost disco head in her new home of Berlin.
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