Premiere: Peter Rocket – Esai

Peter Rocket's BEAM debut delves deeply into the mind's eye like the most potent of psychotropics. This is music to soundtrack the traversing of wormholes, and having lain dormant since 2018, the Mr Assister-h...

Premiere: Violet – Psyche

Violet made waves with her Togetherness EP. In fact, if you found a dancefloor around the time of its release, there's a good chance you heard the anthemic titular cut. It was the inaugural effort for her then...

If-Only Podcast #85: Amelia Holt

Amelia Holt is such a mainstay of the Brooklyn circuit, she's practically part of the furniture. A prime example of what good can come from the blending of cultures, the Mexico-born, New York-based DJ is very ...

Paramida’s favourite proto-trance tracks

Paramida is no stranger to trance-inducing dance music. That's probably why it came of little surprise when she set sights on Slack's remix of 'State Of Mind' by Peyote Dreams. The handiwork of Justin Drake an...

Premiere: Projective Vision – Apocalypse

Inspired by Scottish institutions Rubadub and Club 69, Projective Vision's Apocalypse EP is something of a time capsule to clubland circa '94. Giving us trippy, wormhole techno, the A-side was straight peak-ti...

Premiere: Hybryds – Lust

Belgian producer Hybryds is obsessed with rituals. His music is specifically made with them in mind: see '92s Music For Rituals, '94s Rhythm of the Ritual, '95s Ritual of the Rave and so on. Like a cyberpunk wi...

Premiere: Gacha Bakradze – Inside

Is it surprising the Die Orakel back catalogue seems to breathe an all-enveloping mysticism? With a name that literally translates to "The Oracles", probably not. Unsettling dancefloors with the murky and eerie...