Three tunes with “Rave” in the title in this month’s techno chart is merely coincidental but it says a lot about where techno is headed. The melodic variety is branching out to a more progressive vibe, the hard stuff is getting harder, and more importantly, the rest of it is capturing the essence of the early ’90s UK techno explosion. Exhibit A: Ango Tamarin’s mammoth debut on Trick which gets the honor of November’s top spot.
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1. “PLEASE BEHAVE” – ANGO TAMARIN [TRICK]
Ango Tamarin’s debut on Trick is getting smashed to pieces. Especially the biggest and boldest one, “Please Behave” featured right here as November’s best.
2. “ATTENTION SEEKER” – JOSH GIGANTE [DIYNAMIC]
On Diynamic’s 21st Four To The Floor compilation, Josh Gigante leads the charge with the E.P. opener, “Attention Seeker.” It’s a mammoth of a tune with a synthesized chorus that easily gets the attention it deserves.
3. “RAVE GIRL” – YULIA NIKO [WATERGATE RECORDS]
With a gorgeous album cover to show for, Yulia Niko has the quality tunes to back up the artwork including this slick, acid track titled, “Rave Girl.”
4. “MIRRORS” – CORA NOVOA [TURBO RECORDINGS]
Following her debut on the label just a little over a year ago, Barcelona-based producer, Cora Novoa returns to Turbo Recordings with an outstanding, new E.P. deserving of some noteworthy attention. It’s called Two Faces but it features five tough tracks with an abundance of edge, including this acid-growler which rides the …….