After a triumphant release on BNR TRAX that was the start of a brilliant year for the label, Costello is back with the 'Taurus EP'. Building on the heavy metallic electro sound showcased in his first BNR EP, 'Taurus' is full guns blazing from the outset, and as with his last EP, Costello's use of tension and release is masterful. His shrewd control of energy making each track just as useful as a DJ tool as well as a stand alone track.
Jagerverb is a Berlin expat who's been causing quite the stir recently, and the 'Pomme EP' justifies the hype. Though Jagerverb resides in the techno capital of the world, his hard-hitting progressive electro cuts are a far cry from the dark, dubby techno sounds of Berghain.
Classic Crookers from start to finish, this typically humorous and undeniably funky mix is in anticipation of his highly awaited third album to be released this November.
The first single 'Picture This' has just been released on Phra's own label Ciao Recs, and hints at some of his best stuff yet!
Check the video for that here.
Bonding with new people over cervezas is routine for tourists on vacation in Mexico. Only in the case of former trance producers, Jonney and Oren [who are too laidback for last names], a chance introduction whilst on tour South of the border turned out to be far more than beachside brews and fleeting banter.
In an exclusive interview with DJ Mag, press shy electro don Fake Blood opined on his desire to steer clear of the EDM phenomenon.
When questioned on whether he could make a huge EDM smash (something he would no-doubt be capable of) - the former Touche and Wiseguys man responded forcefully;