The best records of September 2015


Joel Graham — Geomancy 12″ [Music From Memory]
Why: first killer 12” of super obscure stuff on Our fave Holland reissue label
Main ingredients: — hypnotic stardust of San Francisco nights back in 80s — heroic motives of rough penetrating proto techno — ventriloquize doll that knows how to speak the language of early Balearic, New Age and ambient


TMO — Insomniac EP 12″ [Public Possession]
Why: we witness a birth of supernova in Public Possession galaxy of future dance music
Main ingredients of «Melodic Jam»:
– electric blood
- minimalistic basic drum patterns
- naive retro-futuristic chords
- rough massive bass
- space landscape
- young power and confidence
Main ingredients of «Jam IV»:
- machine sex, pure and slow
- acid


Jonathan Kusuma — Underpass 12″ [Love On The Rocks]
Why: Kusuma has a talent to get into our record bags and to stay there forever
Main ingredients:
- psychedelic trance lines drive you crazy
- another injection of drug called «90s influence» into your bloodstream, feels like an oasis for the stranger in the desert
- pristine energy, and Jonathan is one of few who can turn it into an enchanting dance form


Dimitris Petsetakis — Endless LP [Into The Light]
Why: your kids will be discouraged if they will not found it this gem in your collection, which matured on the Aegean coast
Main ingredients:
- Greek grandiosity
- multi-instrumentalism skillfully maneuvering among the storms and calms like an Argo
- ingenuity


Obalski — Akkording To Obalski 12″ [Public Possession]
Why: mr Obalski usually says «quality over quantity»
Main ingredients:
- field recording of quiet German nights
- light futuristic construction
- bouncing-like-tennis-ball beat
– scratchy noises
- cinematic monologues

Ami Shavit — In Alpha Mood LP [Finders Keepers]
Why: it’s a hidden treasure
Main ingredients:
- synthetic landscape of deep warm night, wind, darkness and far lights
- pulsation that dips you into trance
- ancient serpentine melody
- spontaneity and freedom


Alexis Le Fan — Full Moon Edits Vol 1 12″ [Les Edits Du Golem]
Why: such gunfire after 3 years long silence of this label
Main ingredients:
- lots of percussions calling you to chaotic body moves
- Alexis’ talent turn water into wine
- all three edits are top
- hint of meditative jazz in last track


The Unknown Cases — Masimbabele 12″ [(Emotional) Especial]
Why: cause we love both remixers of the precious
original — Justin and Durian Brothers
Main ingredients:
- militant groove flavouring from Dusseldorf
- magnet attracting real DJs
- rich processing from NYC
- time continuum enclosing Masimbabele forever


Karamika — Karamika 2xLP [ESP Institute]
Why: just imagine collaboration between Gordon Pohl and Black Merlin
Main ingredients:
- whole galaxy is hidden in this 2xLP
- deep space darkness
- synthetic exotica
- heavy industrial beat


Beard In Dust — BAH25 12″ [Bahnsteig 23]
Why: cause 2015 is year of Lipelis
Main ingredients:
- Soviet melodies you have no idea about
- orgiastic carnaval of passion
- instrument that is hidden deep in Beard’s musical room

Words Sasha Tessio and Artem Super Ikra
Illustrations Sasha Tessio