29 Apr
The composer of "Children" has something to prove

The oft-maligned Robert Miles has a giant monkey on his back. He composed one of the most timeless, seminal and poignantly beautiful electronic tracks of the 90s, “Children“, which went on to sell an unfathomable 14 million copies worldwide. Even though the track was played (plowed) into the ground 20 feet deep, and there were […]

3 Dec
11 CDs, 6 vinyl albums, 1 DVD, 1 book and 1 poster on the complete works of Ritchie Hawtin's most famous alias

One day there will be a Hall Of Fame for techno, and Richie Hawtin will surely be a first ballot entry. One of the most important purveyors of the minimal school, Hawtin was among the second wave of techno artists birthing from Detroit (he was actually from Windsor across the border) in the early 90s […]

23 Sep
M.A.N.D.Y. takes us through some of the Berlin label's best

Get Physical, one of our favorite Berlin labels (there are, admittedly, several), is celebrating its seventh year of existence this past summer. The guys have perfected a tech-house sound that, as their label name, suggests, is aimed squarely at the dancefloor. Acts like Booka Shade and M.A.N.D.Y. have become headliners at festivals across the world, […]