2014 was a fantastic year for music, especially in the underground which has continued to grow and establish it’s depth. While I spent most of my year on my chair studying away, I did manage to listen to quite a few sets/mixes. Here are the top 15 that resonated with me the most this year. […]
Kalden Bess is back, this time on Sasha Carassi’s esteemed Phobiq imprint. The Canadian techno titan delivers the four track Cold EP that’s sure to fit in any techno DJ’s set. The title track, Cold is a fairly bouncy affair. Drum fills pepper the track, creating a solid groove on top of a throbbing offbeat […]
Cisco Ferreira, better known as The Advent has been a big player in the techno scene for over a decade, both as a prolific DJ and producer and owner of the long standing label, Kombination Research. When an artist of the calibre of The Advent notices your work, you know you’re doing pretty well for […]
After a 3 year wait since their last album Apocalypso, Modular Recordings has treated us with a preview from The Presets’ forthcoming album Pacifica. The track in question is Youth In Trouble, and it’s deliciously techno. If the rest of the album is similar to this, I’m going to be a very satisfied man. Catch […]
It’s been a big couple of weeks for Turbo label owner Tiga, with the announcement of Twin Turbo, a new sub-label on Turbo that focuses on more club orientated, or “moronic club-banger style” tracks as he so eloquently puts it. The first release on Twin Turbo is one from Tiga’s alias, The Dove, and it’s […]
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About Beat Explorers
One of the major ideologies behind Beat Explorers is that good music is good music, regardless of age. An EP, single or album could have been released this week, or it could have been released 10 years ago, just so long as it is high quality music, it is still worth sharing with others.