This month's essential albums, EPs and mixes.
Kerri Chandler looks back to his soul and rare groove roots with a leisurely stroll through some of his favourite records.
One of the most vital dance albums of the last 20 years gets a deserved reissue.
Karin Dreijer explores sex, lust and romance on Fever Ray's bold—and often unsettling—new album.
Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement
Ambient Black Magic
With some help from Silent Servant, Dominick Fernow infuses dark ambient with dub on his best album yet as Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement.
The ever-reliable techno artist squares the darker and lighter sides of his sound.
The Centre Cannot Hold
Ben Frost ups the muscle in his powerful ambient sound with the help of Steve Albini.
The third and final collection of Patrick Cowley's gay porn music is some of his most titillating and emotional work.
Eerie ambient sketches collide with out-of-this-world experimental club music.
Nothing Is Real
Celestial Trax gets cerebral on a record of striking vignettes, from off-kilter trap to hypnotic drone.
Juju & Jordash
The Dekmantel duo turn away from techno and find the most danceable version of their jam-based style yet.
UkabazUmorezU draws from Japanese music, nature and folklore with a singularly vivid approach to sound design.
Equiknoxx return with an even more robust sound: seductive dancehall beats, out-there samples, memorable hooks and plenty of surprises.
Ninos Du Brasil
Animais Soar O Alarme
The Bunker New York
Deadly techno rhythms.
Celebrate The Last 30 Years Of Human Ego
The Bristol duo sound like a cross between Suicide and Container on their breakthrough EP for Timedance.
DJ Fett Burger
DJ Fett Burger returns to his Mongo Fett label with three more tracks of oddball house and downtempo.
Borusiade mines EBM and '80s DIY music for one of her most direct and floor-friendly tracks, backed up by a killer remix.
The Master Side
Blackest Ever Black
On his first new material in five years, Regis shows that his gritty broken techno still has a funky side.
In A Moment A Thousand Hits
Taiwanese throat singing, gunshots and bounding broken beats make this Tzusing's most electrifying techno record.
The basslines are big and the mood is hazy on So Inagawa's latest, an EP of timeless deep house.
Shed can do a lot with a sample and some drums, and the way he plays with the same vocal on three different tracks here is a masterclass.
Serena Butler folds Blade Runner-esque intrigue into dark techno, and makes a common formula feel fresh.
This Zip EP as Dimbiman from 1998 is an essential piece of minimal house history.
Horo Vision Podcast 10: Live In Tokyo
A rising Japanese star blends abstract techno and drum & bass.
- Primary Perception
Mistress Mix Series n.12
Smooth, classy house from the Slow Life duo.
- Donato Dozzy
Terraforma 2017 Secret Closing Set
Dozzy reaches for his drum & bass records on this killer closing set from Terraforma festival.
The Argentinian artist shows what Latin American club music has to offer.
- DJ Voices
An hour of gliding techno and house from an up-and-coming New Yorker you should keep an eye on.
- Call Super
Truancy Volume 196
Few cover as much ground in one set as Call Super, who here goes from Jeff Mills to Mhysa to Kara-Lis Coverdale.
Cashmere Texture Mix #22
The Mannequin affiliate shows her range for Cashmere Radio's Texture Mix series.
- Rings Around Saturn
Melbourne Deepcast 177
Plenty of unreleased material from an adventurous and talented Melbourne producer.
Mixmag Cover Mix
Björk's first-ever studio mix is "flute-and-air-themed," featuring Steve Reich, Serpentwithfeet, Lanark Artefax and more.
Butter Mix #61
Our October label of the month presents the Future Terror resident throwing down almost three hours of house music.
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