Ryan

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Passing by: Textural Being, Stray Theories, Horizontal Excursions & Applescal

Textural Being – Transmission EP Our local Portland dub-techno mastermind, Textural Being has released this lovely three-track EP on German label Tiefenrausch, also available on vinyl (dub-techno fans know how hard it is to find decent music of this type on wax). Whilst ‘Safe Places’ is his typical, floaty gorgeousness, ‘Transmission’ pics up the pace … Continue reading »

isolatedmix 47 – Leandro Fresco

I never imagined an artist doing a second isolatedmix, but then again I never imagined the series would grow this big, or that the submissions would be this good. Leandro Fresco originally contributed to the series over two years ago in January 2012, with a selection of beautiful ambient music; including many inspirations for his … Continue reading »

36 – Shadow Play (After Dark Reprise) – Sonae Remix

The initial inspiration for 36′s ‘Shadow Play’ album, ‘Heather Spa’ marked the culmination of Dennis Huddleston’s personal trilogy in December 09, with the After Dark Reprise mix of ‘Shadow Play’ closing out his Places Series EP. Like the embers burning years after the fire that destroyed the moor detailed in the release, this particular track … Continue reading »

ASIP – Gestalt

There’s been some amazing techno coming out recently, and luckily I have another gig lined up in Portland where I get to showcase some of it on a big loud system. Here’s a preview mix in lead up to the Gestalt night on August 26th where i’ll play alongside some of Portland’s finest hardware house/techno … Continue reading »

Substrata 1.4 in review

This was my second year in a row making the trip up to Seattle for Rafael Anton Irisarri’s Substrata Festival, but this year, I approached it a little differently. Whereas last time I put together a festival preview and spent time looking into the artists’ involved, last year had afforded me enough trust in what … Continue reading »