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From organizing raves in the late 90s' in his hometown, Sibiu, and holding a long residency at Chill Out club to running his own record shop and two record labels, Iulian Cazan aka Jay Bliss has been...
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Ever since Artificial Moves, the first record under his own name, Vlad Arapasu took us by surprise with every cut he released. Same techy grooves, going deep into industrial sounds, have brought Vlad...
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Every now and then, when I get hit by some blue vocoders, filtered through metallic echo, one name pops into my mind: Basic Channel Few record labels come close to the status of being both influentia...
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With this myriad of genres, labels and producers, we found it pretty difficult and useless to chart fresh records coming from the underground. And who we are to establish hierarchies, right? Yet, as w...
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With its calm pace, friendly inhabitants and the overall bourgeois vibe, Brussells seems like the perfect city from where the EU leaders can watch over the prosperity of our old and sometimes too cons...
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Too slippery and it could ruin your beatmatching. Too adherent and it could ruin your records. From time to time we become aware of the importance slipmats have in our vinyl setup, especially if we're...
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There is a strange connection between the loopy minimal house that’s buzzing around in the underground for a few years now and the beatless faded melodies that describe the ambient genre: they both...
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Batz and Borac know each other since forever. And their most beloved project, RotoPerCutoR, is nothing more than their common passion for collecting and playing good music on wax. By good music we mea...
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Yeah, we know it best: there's a jungle of record labels that have chosen to release exclusively on vinyl, all of them with amazing music! Yet, the budget to be spent on fresh wax is limited, even if...
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Regardless if you talk about some French pop from the 80s', some obscure 70s' funk music recorded on 7" records or mellow jazz made in Russia, the music collected on vinyl by Vlad Oscar has one thing...
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With billions of stream plays and millions of albums sold all over the world, it looks like hip hop is living its best times. Artists like Drake, Niky Minaj or Kendrick Lamar are followed by legions o...
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10 years ago I was caught in the deep house x tech house blend broadcasted on deepmix.ru. At that time, Andrey Pushkarev was the resident DJ of the Russian online radio station, the moment his name st...
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30 years ago, Romania was still locked down behind the Iron Curtain. As with any form of culture that poised a potential threat to the opressive communist regime, electronic music was facing extreme c...
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Anywhere you look, be it cars, snickers, headphones or notebooks, there is always a legendary product. Put this statement into the turntable world and everyone will point to one iconic device: the fam...
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Everybody has a few records that were left to accumulate dust on some distant record shelf in our bedroom. They were once among our favourite ones, but as our music taste changed, so the old records g...
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On this 1st of December our country reached a round milestone: 100 years since The Great Union, a big time event that marked the birth of modern Romania. We’re not here for a history lesson (you can...
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After a long, hard working day and a proper meal, time to step into your favourite slippers, enjoy a glass of your usual vice and spend some time with your precious record collection, displayed nicely...
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Sometimes you feel like you had enough 4/4 beats bleeding from your turntables. Maybe it’s time for something smooth and silky, that kind of groove only downtempo is capable to bring down on your co...
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Beyond the agitated political context that tore Ukraine in many pieces in the last years, electronic music has proven to be a common language that caught our attention when looking to the Eastern part...
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You know it's going to be a classic when your design changes so little in so many years. Take the VW Beetle, for example: the car that rejuvenated the German post war society has kept its iconic shape...
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Deep House. Two words that were usually used to tag that type of electronic music with a special groove, impossible to describe in other words yet easy to feel it. Sometimes it is that Rhodes piano gi...
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Adam Longman Parker aka Afriqua is that kind of guy you’ll spend hours talking about music, regardless of genres, years or format. Afriqua received an extensive training in classical piano from a yo...
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You know that feeling: you fall in love with a release, search for it on discogs just to find out that this love affair asks for a price that can easily get you 5 to 10 fresh records. Yet, from time t...
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No need to fill up this space with big words about how Ricardo Villalobos reshaped the minimal house sound. For some of us he might be already too mainstream, at least on a declarative level, as I can...
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There’s something unexplainable attractive when it comes to the eerie dusty atmosphere created around us every time we listen to dub techno.   With thick basslines originated in the dub culture, re...
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At some point in your journey through the realms of electronic music you feel the need to go deeper, to discover what the artists are using as inspiration to create timeless pieces of music, to unders...
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Nope, Christmas didn’t come early this year! As we are thankful for all the friends around us and we feel inspired by this nice sunny summer, we have a gift for you :) The first 5 orders priced at 2...
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Living with your increasingly growing passion for records can turn itself into a crowdy business sometimes: records stacked all over your apartment, taking all the free space even in the kitchen, acum...
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With deep connections into Romania's underground culture and his unique meditative sound patterns entangled into simple and effective percussions, it's no wonder that Vincentiulian has released on lab...
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It's pretty difficult not to fall in love with Andu Simion's house textures, with cosmic themed chords engraved into his unique percussions, sometimes uber techy, sometimes deeply minimal. With releas...
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Ever been down the discogs.com spiral, jumping from record label to record label, from artist to artist and from vendor to vendor, adding a countless number of vinyl pieces to your wantlist and waitin...
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Every now and then you need to give yourself some time to relax and go into a introspective mood. For this reason we prepared a special ambient & experimental record selection, in our stocks for t...
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We thought of bringing a bit of grace and smoothness behind our decks so we started a fresh new series entitled "Girls Love Vinyl". Obviously, it's about girls and their passion for records, regardles...
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Be it under his Funk E alias or a variety of weirdly funny monickers, like Marvin Gain, Laurentiu has managed to push his lively take on tech house on the underground dance floors around the world. Ap...
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Kenny Dixon Jr. aka Moodymann is a legend. And not any kind of a legend but a Detroit one. 20 years ago he released Silentintroduction and since then he pushed his gritty sound combining house loops...
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We continue our journey through the quality releases the Romanian underground has to offer with this 4 tracker signed by Tony Sicoria and released on Outhere, a sublabel of the Inhere imprint.To m...
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Yup, time for yet another crate digging session. This time we challenged Kashawar to reveal some of his favourite vinyl gems. You may know this guy from his amazing releases for labels like Autorepl...
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No doubt about it. Your record collection would never disappoint you and this is why you take good care of it, expanding it even if you sometimes have to go in debt :) You go to sleep thinking of viny...
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Driven by the same drum pattern that resembles an odd shamanic ritual, lost in a dark & foggy atmosphere, we found this intriguing release from Oxmose Records, featuring Shcaa and Traian Chereches...
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There's a lot of things we like about the Germany: the utterly amazing music produced in its undergrounds, the efficient and powerful cars, the fairytale mountain landscapes, the impossible-to-enter c...
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Time has come to begin this year in style. Techno Style. No, make it Romanian Techno Style :) So, to make this year’s last Mystery Box the most tempting one we had until now, we asked the Ourown guy...
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Yup, we like almost anything dub. Dub edits, classic dub, dub techno... that solid baseline making room inside our guts... too good to ignore it :)Claiming to be inspired by some 0ld soviet monume...
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1st of December is a moment of celebration for Romanians as it marks 99 years since The Great Union in 1918. We hate going into geopolitical bullshit (for those of you that would like to dig a little...
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Ok, so here we are proving ourselves once again that some serious house music is cooking up in the french underground. Today our ears falled in love with Leo Pol, who previously impressed us with some...
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Once you go black you never go back, black is the new black, all good things come in black... and the list can go on with all sorts of saying about black.Because yeah, we prepare for the Black Fri...
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What stands at the base of a long lasting relationship? Yes, maybe love. Maybe understanding each other’s worries, questions and insecurities. Maybe some good cooking skills. Maybe good music. Maybe...
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Not taking credits for your name and just let your creations speak for themselves. That's one of the reasons many underground artists had chosen to use this sometimes annoying Unkown Artist - Untitled...
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If you tasted just a tiny bit of the drum ’n bass effervescent sound, we’re pretty sure you’ve been hit at least once with Dominick Martin’s productions: staying true to the old skool sound ye...
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As much as you like to stick your fingers into record crates to dig up some electronic gems, every now and then you enjoy receiving surprizes.So, to satisfy your needs, Misbits Record Shop becomes...
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Every now and then the brilliant minds that run the quintessential Perlon drop an all-star compilation under the Superlongevity name. The 6th iteration, launched a few weeks ago, hosts on no less than...
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