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Fur Coat: Fall’s Away EP [Crosstown Rebels]

Fur Coat: Fall’s Away EP [Crosstown Rebels]

  I will love Fur Coat forever; ditto for DJ Sneak. These guys never fail to produce engaging and creative tracks. I thought this was the first time I’d be hearing something by Just Be, but really, it’s just the first time I was hearing from this incarnation of him: the UK DJ has also...
Saturday 2.23.13: Claude VonStroke & J.Phlip at SRB Brooklyn

Saturday 2.23.13: Claude VonStroke & J.Phlip at SRB Brooklyn

Verboten’s calendar has been pretty stacked so far this year. They’re pulling out all the stops, booking everyone from Fur Coat to Jamie Jones to Subb-an. On Saturday night Verboten took over SRB Brooklyn in an attempt to keep the bitterness of the winter away, inviting Oliver Correa, Jessi Phillippe (better known as J.Phlip), and Dirtybird...
Bontan: Hit it From The Back EP [Kraftek]

Bontan: Hit it From The Back EP [Kraftek]

  A New Year calls for new beats! And new labels, too. Kaveh Soroush and Kalle Ronngardh, the boys better known as Pleasurekraft, have recently re-launched their label, Kraftek. Known for blending strange, distorted vocals into fun and house basslines, Pleasurekraft is sure to cultivate and promote some inventive sounds on this new platform. Bontan’s...
Stephen Brown: "Polar"

Stephen Brown: “Polar”

Stephen Brown is back in the spotlight on the techno label Theory, this time collaborating with Ben Sims. The Ben Sims vs. Stephen Brown EP is comprised of two original tracks by Brown and two of Sims’ inventive takes on those tracks. All four are stunning, but the original mix of Polar is the track...
Manuelle Musik: Once In My Life (Viadrina Remix)

Manuelle Musik: Once In My Life (Viadrina Remix)

Polish duo Mateusz Kazula and Konrad Ślazyk, better known as Viadrina, have brought their sound to Manuelle Musik’s “Once In My Life” for the Birds Remixed album on Miteinander Musik’s label. Viadrina kept all the echo depth of the original mix and added their own bit of funk. This remix is lighter, sharper, and more...
Tuesday 11.20.12 No Regular Play & Justin Miller

Tuesday 11.20.12 No Regular Play & Justin Miller

  Tuesday night I ventured into deep Chinatown seeking out Le Baron for Have A Killer Time’s weekly basement party. Exactly how deep is ‘deep Chinatown,’ you ask? Let’s just say that on the way home I took a wrong turn on my hike to the Canal Street station and ended up at the Manhattan...
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