Influences: aphtc

aphtc is a collaborative project founded Berlin and Mainz-based producers Kl.ne and CRΞSC who are bonded by their youth experiences within the hardcore/punk scene and their love for modern bass music. Last year, the duo launched Arcane Patterns – a record label which ‘follow the broken beats, not the linear dreams’ according to their Bandcamp…

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Influences: Raw Ambassador

There’s not much out there in the world about Raw Ambassador other than he’s from Italy and also previously released under the alias Antonio. That being said he’s stacking up quite a tasty discography with records on Mannequin, Smashing Tape Records, Natural Sciences and now Label In Disarray. Released last month, ‘Body Control’ is a…

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Influences: Swarm Intelligence

Hailing from Dublin, Swarm Intelligence has been pushing relentless, distorted techno records for more than a decade. Honing in on his skills and style, Swarm Intelligence has contributed outstanding releases to labels such as Motz, Killekill, HANDS and now NEW YORK TRAX Import. Debuting on the label with a killer four-track EP, the release is…

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Influences: KALLIDA Festival

Somerset’s KALLIDA Festival has proven itself to be one of the hottest tickets in the British festival calendar this summer. This year see’s the 400-capacity festival stretch its legs further in its 3rd edition with an insane roster of underground stars, including Joy Orbison, Yak, Teki Latex, DJ Bus Replacement Service, DEBONAIR, Itao, Fauzia, 2…

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Influences: Secretsundaze

As someone who’s recently moved to Berlin from London, writing about Secretsundaze makes me feel incredibly homesick. As a Londoner, part of the dance music community, Secretsundaze is your go-to label and party. It’s a promoter you’re introduced to very early on by your friends, waiting for each bank holiday to come around the corner…

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Influences: Territroy

For our most unique Influences feature to date, Greek duo Territroy talks us through the art forms that helped create their debut album ‘Skulls & Plants’. Landing on DKMNTL UFO imprint, the label named after the techno-focused stage at the mother festival, ‘Skulls & Plants’ combine the two opposing producers traits for a truly unique…

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Influences: Kujo

Lebanese artist Kujo is the creative mind behind one of the only experimental noise/techno labels coming out of the country, Modular Mind. The imprint is described as ‘an exponent of sonic exploration; a byproduct of a lost doctrine. The freedoms of others should be respected, including the freedom to offend’. There’s an air of mystery…

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Influences: A Sagittariun

In his bio, A Sagittariun’s music is described as ‘astrological techno’ with themes of spirituality and sci-fi a constant fixture via release titles such as ‘Across The Celestial Sphere’, ‘Dream Ritual’, ‘Elasticity’ and ‘The Jupiter Chronicles’. His latest album, ‘Return To Telepathic Heights’, is no different. Cited in the press release as an album which…

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