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27/30 classic review electronic house

étienne de crécy – super discount (1996)

‘Super Discount’ has slipped into cult status while the lush, hook-heavy ‘French touch’ attained commercial enormity through ‘Homework’ (Daft Punk, 1997) and ‘Moon Safari’ (Air, 1998). As a whole, this quasi-compilation lies somewhere between the two, anticipating the experimentalism of the former and the mellow expression of the latter. The record was originally intended as […]

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23/30 electronic house idm

various artists – ‘planet love vol. 2: early transmissions 1990-95‘

There’s a naivety to the 90s for anyone who grew up in the following decade: a feeling that the hope of technological betterment and Blair-induced promise was somehow misplaced. If anything resembles respite from a wildly changing tomorrow, it is the club music of the time. This compilation ranges from beat-less groundwork, to pumping, adrenaline-fuelled […]