Back to techno this week as we head north to Sweden and the home of the shadowy producer who goes by the name of Abdulla Rashim.
Straight after Sonar weekend there is only one type of electronica music we need at Cabeza de Vaca and Scanner FM and that is dub techno.
It is almost 20 years since Amsterdam based label Delsin lifted off with a cassette release from label founder Peel Seamus in 1996. Early this year they celebrated their 100th release with a monster 5 LP box set with exclusive tracks from some of the world’s best artists. This week on Cabeza de Vaca and […]
One of the most notable trends in electronic music in 2013 was the dominant impact of albums from artists working in left field and ambient-leaning electronica. It seemed that a great number of artists fully assimilated into the album concept and delivered masterpiece works that used the format to all its strengths while pushing themselves […]
We continue our colour trip this week on Cabeza de Vaca and Scanner FM by moving on from Violetshaped to Redshape.
The music of Lebanese artist Rabih Beani defies easy description. His now revered techno under the name Morphosis is said to «crack apart the mechanical rhythm of the loop», whereas with Upperground Orchestra he has championed improvisation and cross-genre fertilisation between jazz and electronica. Recently under his own name he has also tried to revisit […]
Much like Rene Pawlowitz aka Shed, Dutch musician and visual artist Boris Bunnik has used a lot of different monikers to branch out and explore his musical ideas. Most recognisable for his take on dub and techno as Conforce, he has recently been more active under a host of other names, principally the electro-leaning Versalife, […]
Romanian Cosmin Nicolae aka Cosmin TRG has taken a long and winding career path from Drum n Bass DJ in Bucharest to influential dubstep producer to become one of the most recognizable sounds in house and techno. Few have come to dominate so many genres with such humility and consistency. This week we pay homage […]