Here’s our round-up of some of the best electronic music releases of April 2010.
Various Artists – I Hope You Are Well During These Strange Times
Label: FEVER AM
Rhyw and Mor Elian present this new VA on their FEVER AM imprint. Available exclusively on Bandcamp with all the profits from the first month going straight to the artists, helping to support independent musicians during these difficult times. These choice cuts from DJ Tess, Pollux Rose, Private Caller, 96 Back and Asmus Odsat span minimal techno, breaks and electro.
Luke Slater — O-Ton Reassembled 3
Label: Ostgut Ton
The Berghain Fünfzehn series witnesses Luke Slater putting his own slant on tracks from the Ostgut Ton back catalogue. Chopping and splicing his own interpretations of some classic techno tracks from Barker, Steffi x Virginia, Planetary Assault Systems and Tobias. The full release includes 7 of these and is available on double vinyl LP.
Raxon – Loop Machine
Label: Ellum Audio
These gems dropped a few weeks back on Maceo Plex’s ever forward thinking Ellum imprint. Egyptian artist Raxon delivers 2 slices of moody and hypnotic groove-laden techno.
nthng – Hypnotherapy LP
Label: Lobster Theremin
Dropping his second LP on Lobster Theremin, dutch artist nthng provides us with an eclectic array of dub techno, uptempo ambient electronics and lofi atmospherics across 9 tracks.
Baltra – Wings Like Doves (Vocal Mix)
Label: 96 & Forever
Released on his own 96 & Forever imprint, lofi house hero Baltra delivers this beautiful piece of retro fuelled 4×4 action.
Sophia Saze – Dreams
Sophia Saze’s Bandcamp
Brooklyn based Sophia Saze is no stranger to the Attack Mag pages, thanks her uniquely jackin’ techno sets, and this new single only furthers that admiration. ‘Dreams’ features emotive chords peppered over banging drums and noisy atmospherics.
Dixon Presents Transmoderna
There are some absolute crackers in this new compilation from Dixon and Âme’s Innervisions, with the former curating this fine selection of percussive and melodic house from artists including Aera, Echonomist, Aaron and Ditian.
Various Artists – Tripped: 6 Years Of Blankstairs Vol. III
Another various artists, this time from the Blankstairs label. No less than 18 tracks covering experimental noise, drone electronica, beatless techno, trippy melodics and more.