The essential albums, EPs and mixes from the past month.
The Northern Irish duo plumb the depths of progressive house and trance for their most uplifting record yet.
Hercules & Love Affair
Inspired by recent tragedies and the 2017 political climate, Andy Butler's disco project gets introspective.
Pan Daijing's debut album, sitting somewhere between noise and ambient, reflects her intense and unnerving live sets.
Love What Survives
The British band rejuvenate their sound with krautrock rhythms and guest appearances by James Blake and Mica Levi.
Brian Piñeyro calls his DJ Python project "deep reggaeton," an apt description for this album of sensuously slow and swung rhythms.
Ninos Du Brasil
Pounding drums and hypnotic vocals put a tribal spin on Hospital Productions' dark brand of techno.
Visceral Minds 2
Footwork, Jersey club, garage and ballroom collide on this futuristic survey of club music.
Experimental and explosive techno from an exciting newcomer.
Nmesh's latest album is a world of samples that defies genre and crosses pop-culture boundaries.
World Of The Waking State
Steffi's IDM-inspired new album is marked by restraint and subtlety—the qualities that make it her best yet.
Midland goes deep on a mix that showcases both his intuitive understanding of mixing and his eclectic tastes.
For The Love Of Kaoz
DJ Deep takes a break from techno with an EP of sunny house music on Kerri Chandler's label.
Astral Plane Recordings
SHALT slows things down on his latest abstract techno record.
Terence Fixmer turns in another standout techno EP for Ostgut Ton.
The Ilian Tape artist delivers again with his winning formula: '90s dance music updated with glistening production values.
This 7-inch features two of Kyle Hall's funkiest beats yet.
Token looks towards trance, and the results are as classy as you'd expect from the Belgian label.
The underrated producer's latest record features powerful techno with deep house atmospherics.
Sudan Archives' debut on Stones Throw is homespun neo-soul made with a violin.
Koehler's new record is the best example of his approach to techno: big drums, bigger synths and bold textures.
Obey / Stream Of Time
Few producers are as consistently adventurous as Mannerfelt, who here makes a four-minute soundscape into monstrous dance floor material.
An infectious edit that set dance floors on fire this summer.
The French artist blends icy pop with experimental club aesthetics.
Blowing Up The Workshop 79
The Hugo Ball resident delivers an idiosyncratic mix featuring avant-garde electronics, footwork and dub techno.
Dekmantel Podcast 140
Edmonton's finest shows off his party-rocking style, with records from Powder, Dopplereffekt and Frak alongside some obscurities.
- Mara Trax
Live At Closer, 09.16.2016
This characteristically smooth session from Vera and Maayan Nidam is a pleasure for all six hours.
- Patrick Russell
The Labyrinth 2015
Three-and-a-half hours of pure magic, captured live at Labyrinth 2015.
- Russell E.L. Butler
Truancy Volume 187
The up-and-coming Bay Area artist describes this mix as "not genre specific, not time period specific, [with] long mixes and lots of psychedelia."
- DJ Sports
Crack Mix 164
One of the central figures from the Regelbau collective out of Århus in Denmark turns in a mix for Crack that begins with ambient and jungle and ends with dub.
- Jasmine Infiniti
Close Up Of The Serene Mix
30 minutes of surging electro and techno from the self-proclaimed "Queen Of Hell."
- Marco Shuttle
Live At Concrete, June 9th 2017
A deep, heady session from one of techno's finest hypnotists.
- Avalon Emerson
RA Live At Brilliant Corners
Introspective records from Leonard Cohen and Slowdive feature in this selection from our ongoing series at Brilliant Corners in London.
- Simon Caldwell
Slices Mixes 008
A dyed-in-the-wool Sydney DJ comes correct.
Label of the month: Posh Isolation
Holly Dicker explains how this small DIY operation based in Copenhagen became a globally respected experimental label.
Breaking Through: Pessimist
Mark Smith profiles the Bristol producer who's achieved a singular union between techno and drum & bass.
Top 10 November / December 2017 Festivals
Our picks for the best festivals taking place before the end of the year.
Machine Love: Overmono
We switch to video for our latest Machine Love, a look at the live set of one of our favourite new acts.
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