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Answer Code Request: Code (Ostgut-Ton) I was only heretofore familiar with Patrick Gräser’s ACR via a 12” on Marcel Dettmann’s MDR imprint (I posted a clip recently), not realizing when I downloaded it that they had a new full-length on the way. He’s since...

Marcel Fengler: Fokus (Ostgut-Ton) French producer Fengler shows off his chops yet again with his first full-length album for esteemed techno institution Ostgut-Ton. His singles in the past have ranged from total techno bangers (“Thwack”) to leftfield,...

Function: Incubation (Ostgut-Ton) The first track of Incubation comes into focus like a dream sequence. “Voiceprint” is an ambient introduction that showcases Function’s ability to move listeners’ minds and hearts without a beat. But the beat...

Barker & Baumecker: Transsektoral (Ostgut-Ton) Being a great techno producer can have its downside. When you are so consistently good at tightly crafting techno tracks that are both functional and also quality listening, it can be backhandedly underwhelming when...

Barker & Baumecker: A Murder Of Crows (Ostgut-Ton) This one’s been in irregular rotation on my headphones since the spring. I’ve been trying to figure out what to say about it and why I like it so much. There’s something sinister about these...