Items ‘Time Swap’

Belfast’s Reset celebrates its first foreign production effort via Frenchman Kristoff Sabine’s s summery staccato garage beats, analogue synths, and warm pads.

The Mole ‘Caregiver’

Canadian underground hero The Mole pops up to deliver his first album in four years, and it’s exactly the smoky, funky, bluesy offbeat tech house we hoped for.

Various Artists ‘Late Night Tales: After Dark’

DJ History’s Bill Brewster selects some essential funk, disco, and slo-mo cuts perfect for anyone who likes names like Weatherall, and wants to learn a little.

Lorca ‘If I Told You’

Leeds house giants 2020 Vision continue their soon-to-be one year old new school imprint’s output with a trio of warm half house, kind of garage style workouts.

Soul Clap ‘The Alezby Inn Remixes’

The latest EP from Boston’s freakiest probably won’t surprise you, but expect to be dancing every time you hear any of the reworkings that make up this package.

Various Artists ‘Keysound Recordings: This Is How We Roll’

London garage imprint Keysound unveils a contemporary compilation packed with reasons why the underground is still brimming with new ideas.

Aera ‘Offseason Traveller’

Aleph’s boss drops his debut LP. We’re no strangers to eclecticism, but that doesn’t mean the plethora of sounds on here aren’t worthy of successive plays.

Get your free Fabric mixtapes here- SCNTST and Nitin

A bumper package this week from Fabric, with solid techno business from SCNTST, and housier grooves by Nitin- all available to download here for free.

CHOICE CUT: John Tejada ‘The Predicting Machine’

Returning for a second album on Kompakt, Tejada creates a masterful meld of futurist electro breakbeats and deep tech- his best in years.

Aqob ‘The Red Planet EP’

Space-age techno of the curious, not pounding variety, three original tracks and one remix offer twinkling keys, a chorus of strings, and strange euphoria.