Category Archives: Techno

The New Wave – Dave’s Review

Opening track, Daftendirekt gives a good flavour of what’s to come from Daft Punk’s debut album, Homework. Repeated beats, the layered structure of the song with clicks, percussion and riffs floating in an out, and the whole way through you can’t help … Continue reading

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Back to School

After a long break, we’re turning our record players, iPods and boomboxes back on! For the next week and half we will be listening to Daft Punk’s debut album, Homework. The French duo are famous for their live shows, their … Continue reading

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Bacon Lettuce Techno – Fran’s Review

Orbital’s 1993 techno epic is a sandwich of aural experimentation. The crusty bread surround is the symmetrical vocal loops that begin and end the record, moving slowly together then apart again. Which other Musical Adventure albums open to the melodic wisdom of Star … Continue reading

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Calming yet Danceable – Dave’s Review

Orbital’s ‘the Brown Album’ conjures a calming yet danceable atmosphere. The sort of music that would accompany a sunrise during a long night out for example. The gradual, layered introduction to ‘Planet of the Shapes’ focusses on the machine-like, repetitive structure of the percussion and bass, for … Continue reading

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Non Stop Techno Party

We’ve had a few weeks away as we were in Germany at a scorching Melt! Festival. While there were several genres of music on offer, the one I found myself drawn towards was Techno, with headliners such as Modeselektor, Ellen … Continue reading

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Milk It – Moderat @ KOKO 11/02/2014

Last week Dave and I took a break from listening to this fortnight’s album, and went to see Moderat at my new favourite venue. KOKO in Camden is a converted theatre, and a beautiful gig venue. With at least four … Continue reading

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Crazy Electro Reggae Party Time

Next up on our adventure is Major Lazer’s second album, Free The Universe, released in April 2013. I’m heading to Sonar Festival in Reykjavik, Iceland this week and Major Lazer is headlining this chilly, electronic fest. Major Lazer is a … Continue reading

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