Max Graef & Glenn Astro – The Yard Work Simulator

These guys must never get time to sleep. This is another piece of collaborative work from Max Graef and Glenn Astro the young kings of groovy techno. This track features a mixture of warped electric jazz piano, uptempo drum patterns, funk synth solos, disco type bass line and an almost electro-pop breakdown. I’m running out … More Max Graef & Glenn Astro – The Yard Work Simulator

Lawrence – Ava

This is one of the best house/tech tunes I’ve heard this year. Lawrence, is a producer from Hamburg, and recently dropped his LP, Yoyogi Park, the whole thing is a must listen, but this track in particular did it for me. Minimal synth riffs, grooving drums and little warps and bubbles that show his rhythmic ability. The … More Lawrence – Ava

Max Graef & Glenn Astro – Weird Melody (Havana Club Rumba Sessions)

There’s always sonic sorcery when Max Graef and Glenn Astro pair up and make a track, and this is no exception. As part of Gilles Peterson’s Havana Club Rumba Sessions, these tracks explore the origins of Cuban Rumba music. Graef and Astro give rumba their own tech-house twist. Warped synth pianos, glossy hi-hats and wobbling … More Max Graef & Glenn Astro – Weird Melody (Havana Club Rumba Sessions)

Hubert Davis – 9to5 Wecker (Glenn Astro Edit)

Looking for something nice and bouncey? Check it. Glenn Astro recently dropped this edit of Hubert Davis’ 9to5 Wecker, which was featured on THE LOST RECORDS VOL 1. I: BAH001 x VARIOUS ARTISTS OUT SOON. An extremely catchy name for a mix, I know, but nonetheless a banging mix of tech-house/house-jazz/soul. Glenn Astro mixes in … More Hubert Davis – 9to5 Wecker (Glenn Astro Edit)

Cleveland – Atlas

Cleveland is a producer from Luxembourg who is releasing his forthcoming EP on Hivern Discs, run by the main man himself, John Talabot. Atlas is the title track from this project and it’s great. Ethereal synth patterns, tech-house drums and a general all round fuzzy warm feeling. Don’t do drugs kids. This track has been … More Cleveland – Atlas