DELTA FUNKTIONEN: Traces (Delsin Records)

themilkman on Jul 3rd 2012 01:36 am

Delta Funktionen: Traces

Delsin Records 2012
09 Tracks. 60mins06secs

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Music like it used to be back in the day. This could be the subtitle of this slice of classic techno from Dutchman Niels Luinenburg, who has been recording as Delta Funktionen since 1998. Following a string of EPs for Delsin’s sister label Ann Aimee, Luinenburg now delivers his debut album for Amsterdam-based Delsin, and it is a pretty polished affair.

Concentrated slices of hypnotic minimal techno, Luinenburg’s EPs, released over the course of the last four years, have resolutely been aimed at clubs, but with Traces, the Dutchman broadens his scope quite considerably as he steps back from the dance floor to investigate more subtle electronic genres. Continue Reading »

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CLARO INTELECTO: Reform Club (Delsin Records)

themilkman on Apr 13th 2012 01:29 am

Claro Intelecto: Reform Club

Reform Club
Delsin Records 2012
09 Tracks. 52mins55secs

Amazon UK: CD | LP US: CD | LP

Claro Intelecto’s Mark Stewart is quite an elusive figure of the British techno scene, but, in the space of nearly ten years, he has built a solid reputation amongst his peers through a steady flow of releases, first for the utterly excellent and sorely missed AI Records, then more recently on Manchester’s Modern Love, for which he notably delivered five critically acclaimed EPs, The Warehouse Sessions Vol. 1-5, which were later collected on a CD. His first album, Neurofibro (2004), showcased his taste for abstract electronica and Detroit techno, but with following releases he focused more solely on the strong blend of elegant techno which infused part of his debut, resulting in his second opus, Metanarrative (2008). Continue Reading »

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