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Here are the latest episodes of Monument.
The Japanese @951Beat label is back with an EP by Greece-based duo @Sinnertia. The Space Walks EP features two original tracks from the upcoming producers as well as a remix by the label head Ryogo Yamamori. The EP is out on December 25th.
MNMT presents label showcase by the illustrious Silent Season, prepared and mixed by Jamie McCue, as well as an interview with the label head. Read more (including interview + tracklist:) https://mnmt.no/techno-label-showcase/silent-season-label-showcase-interview/
Also known as the founder of Norite label, Berlin-based @LunarConvoy releases Sannyāsin EP under Spanish @CircularLimited. Monument premieres track Sheela from the beautiful release that is out on December 20th.
Berlin-based producer Infinity (@Inf001) debuts on Ricardo Garduno's @Illegal-Alien-Records with Beginning EP. Monument premieres track Figure from the release that will be out on December 17th.
Based in Buenos Aires, @AulaMagnaRecords label releases an EP from the label manager @Mekas. Monument premieres the name track Neon Forest from the EP that will be out on December 17th.
The Moscow-based producer @Yuka releases "Anita EP" with @Edit-Select records. Monument premieres track Slope from the release, that will be out on December 17th.
@Midgar_Records is back with its 21st release, this time by Italian Nuel. The EP is as four-tracker of which Monument premieres track The Motivator Song. Named as The Gentle EP, the release is out mid-December.
Eclectic selection and downtempo music by the currently Amsterdam-based DJ Stanley for this week's podcast episode. Please sit back and enjoy the hour-and-a-half mix he has prepared, showcasing his deep-seated multifaceted take on electronic music.
@BelowSurface releases his second album, this time under his @BeSureLabel. The Depths of Sound LP is a beautiful mix of ambient and dancefloor-oriented tracks, and it will be out on December 12th.
Swedish @Isorinne releases an album on Anthony Linell's @NorthernElectronics. Stumhetens Toner is a 12-tracker full of emotional and melodic ambient soundscapes, and Monument premieres its closing track Tårlös Sorg. The LP is out on December 10th.
Monument is glad to share a mix of the second release in Informa Records' Formation V/A series, showcasing some of the label's favourite artists and friends. Read more about the upcoming release: https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-mix-informa013-formation-2/ https://soundcloud.com/deepbass & https://soundcloud.com/ness - Edo https://soundcloud.com/svarogtechnomusic - Mavka https://soundcloud.com/massa - Ether (Element) https://soundcloud.com/giorgiogigli - Stone https://soundcloud.com/repart1 - Svengali https://soundcloud.com/deepbass & Craft - Persistence https://soundcloud.com/wrongassessment - Usesless Lights Ben Gibson - Soliloquy
The Berlin-based @ASacredGeometry releases an EP under their own label A Sacred Geometry. Named as Chapter V, the release is a three-tracker full of the duo's beautiful, ambient and deep signature sounds. The EP is out on December 10th.
@OscarMulero is back on his @PoleGroup label with Out Of Field EP. Monument premieres Wandering Nowhere, one of the four trippy tracks from the release that is out on December 7th.
@Ness returns to his @TheGodsPlanet label with Moving Through Illusions EP, that is written and produced between the cities of Barcelona and Sofia. Monument premieres track The Meanderings of Shibuya from the EP that is out on December 15th.
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Dutch label @Dynamic-Reflection released a massive five-release compilation of music for example by Ness, Blawan, Luigi Tozzi and many more. Monument premieres Italian @Viels track Rhyuski Grhosour from the last instalment of the release series. The Luna Frigus EP is out on December 14th.
This week on the MNMT podcast, we welcome our very own Editor in Chief and Head of Premieres; https://soundcloud.com/paulakoski, showcasing her passion for dark, textured and driving sounds. Read more: https://mnmt.no/podcast/mnmt-188-dark-textured-techno-by-paula-koski/
Italian producer @D-leria releases an album consisting of tracks he has produced between years 2014 and 2018. Released with his @DelirioRecordings imprint, the album consists of ten beautiful experimental and hypnotising cuts. The Driving to Nowhere LP is out on December 10th.
Illegal Alien showcases their sound for the latest MNMT Label Showcase, mixed by DJ Saint Pierre, with an atmospheric, experimental and broken techno set not made for the dance floor, but for home listening. Enjoy. Read the interview with the label boss; Ricardo Garduno on our magazine online: https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-label-showcase-illegal-alien-records/
The Japanese DJ Sodeyama (@arparecords) joins the Parisian @Quartz-Rec's roster with "I Wanna Dance" EP. The four-tracker features drifting elements and hypnotic, repetitive patterns, such in Monument's premiere track TEST PTTRN 005. The release is out on vinyl format on December 3rd, and in digital format on December 19th.
@Semantica-Records releases a collaboration between @Reeko and @Jonas-Kopp. The Realidades Holográficas I: Torre De Babel is an EP with four driving and textured cuts, and Monument's pick for the premiere is the B1 track Confundiéndolos. The release is out on December 1st.
After having discovered Daniel[i] with a delicious remix EP of Saebius's music released on @Lowless, we decided to highlight some of his personal work. Silent Leaves is part of an upcoming self-released compilation called 'Anothing', which gathers the artist's recent 5 years of production. @karlmer
The Italian producer @Marco_Shuttle releases an EP with @TheBunkerNY label. The Moon Chant EP is a combination of three hypnotising and dance-floor-friendly tracks, all of them having Shuttle's recogniseable and unique touch. Monument premieres track Cyberia from the EP, that will be out on November 30th.
Tribal sounds and captivating, hypnotic rhythms by Boston-based Aaron J in this week's podcast. Read more: https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-187-tribal-sounds-and-hypnotic-rhythms-by-aaron-j/ https://soundcloud.com/aaronjmusic
@RyogoyamamoriTracks is back on his own @951Beat imprint with an EP full of deep and tribal elements. Monument premieres Nanakusa, a beautiful example of the releases soudscapes. The Momoji EP is out on November 26th.
@MentalModern releases a V/A compilation by four great Italian artists - Ness, Luigi Tozzi, Mod21 and @Alan-Backdrop, whose dreamy track Hǎiyáng is Monument's pick for the premiere. The digital version comes with one more "Bandcamp Exclusive" track by Gianluca Meloni aka @Laertes. The V/A is out on November 30th.
@KizenRecords releases an EP by Seoul-based producer @Unjin. The vinyl version of Hui Gui EP features three atmospheric downtempo tracks, as well as beautiful remixes by Hypnus-boss @Ntogn and @Hydrangeamusic. The digital version comes with two bonus tracks. The Hui Gui EP is out on November 30th.
The Swedish producer Acronym releases an EP together with @Kali-Malone under his label @StillaTon. The tracks of the Torrid Eye EP have been recorded at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm using a Buchla 200 Series modular synthesizer and some other analog equipment. The Torrid Eye EP is out on December 7th.
Swedish @BirdsOvParadise releases his second EP with @Hypnus Records. The Savannah EP is a four-tracker full of the producers magical sounds, and Monument premieres the EP's opening track Ironroot. Birds ov Paradise will later release one more record with Hypnus as a part of a series of three releases in total. The Savannah EP is out on November 23th.
Last January, @Kobarey released an EP of three ambient cuts on his Bandcamp: Nereids. In greek mythology, the Nereids are the goddesses of the sea, and Orithyia is the goddess of the Raging sea. The label invited four artist to give their own interpretation of her, and Monument picked Sæbius' remix: a deep, dark dub techno version of the original track. @saebiusmusic
We are glad to welcome Blazej Malinowski to make this week's edition of the MNMT podcast. The Polish, Berlin-based DJ prepared a mix filled with hypnotic grooves that will make you want to move your feet. Enjoy. Read more: https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-186-blazej-malinowski-on-live-sets-new-releases-and-future-plans/
The UK-born but Berlin-based producer BNJMN (@bnjmnnn) releases his first album since seven years. Released under the famous Dutch label @DelsinRecords, the Hypnagogia LP is a ten-tracker that takes BNJMN towards more hypnotic and soothing soundscapes. Monument premieres the second part of the name track Hypnagogia from the album, that will be out on November 19th.
The Spanish label @Sungate-Records is back with its 5th release. Named as Magnetic Field #1 , the EP features tracks by Hiver, Conforce, Exos and @Artefakt-Official, whose track "Anora" is Monument's pick for the premiere. The Magnetic Field #1 is out on November 30th.
Run by @DjAlejaSanchez, the Colombian label @NorthallsenRecords celebrates its first vinyl release. The Signums de Caelo EP's vinyl version comes with two original tracks by Sanchez and remixes by Von Grall and AWB whereas the digital version includes two more tracks. Monument premieres the original version of track "Octans" from the release that is out on November 19th.
The fresh Brussels-based producer @AtisMusic is the next artist to release with fellow-Belgian @FormAndFunctionRecords. The vinyl version of Movement I EP consists of four tracks, one of them a driving remix by @Cassegrain duo, the digital version comes with one more bonus track. Monument premieres atmospheric track Ismene from the EP, that is out on November 23rd.
After debuting with @Semantica-Records in 2017, MA returns to the label with Silent Perfume LP. Monument premieres track Ekō from the album including nine tracks of intriguing and experimental sounds. The Silent Perfume LP is out on November 16th.
@PoleGroup is back with its Unknown Landscapes Vol. 6 release, this time selected and mixed by Lewis Fautzi. The release includes 22 unreleased tracks for example from Svreca, Shifted, Refracted, Wrong Assesment and Mord-boss @Bas-Mooy, whose track Mussen is Monument's pick for the premiere. The Unknown Landscapes Vol. 6 is out on November 16th. Listen PoleGroup's label showcase: https://soundcloud.com/monument-podcast/mnmt-label-showcase-polegroup-seleccion-natural.
Monument is glad to welcome Croatian-born, but Berlin-based Infinity with a contribution to this week's podcast. The mix prepared for us consists of a combination of deep, hypnotic elements, as well as powerful, captivating rhythms. With tracks by Anthony Linell, Edit Select, Ness, Deepbass and more. Enjoy. Read more: https://mnmt.no/podcast/mnmt-185-deep-hypnotic-sounds-and-captivating-rhythms-by-infinity/
The Russian producer @TokiFuko is the artist to open @Affin's cassette series. Monument premieres track "Oblation" from the release including four tracks of the producer's beautiful, textured soundscapes. Besides the limited amount of 50 cassette copies, the "Floating EP" will also be available in digital format from November 16th.
Monument is delighted to share a recording of Amsterdam’s new emerging talent; Vand, opening for natural/electronic.system at the Isotoop party held on the 26th of October. Read more: https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-recordings-vand-isotoop/ https://soundcloud.com/vandmusic
The Swedish producers Acronym (@4cr0nym) and @Korridor present their first-ever collaboration, released under @Vaagner label. Named simply as the "Untitled EP", the three-tracker is based on the duo's self-released cassette. The Untitled EP is out on November 30th.
The Italian imprint @Hidden-Tapes is back with an EP full of dark and experimental sounds. The label's third release features six orininal tracks by @DarkDivision as well as two remixes. Monument premieres PRG/M's (@progra_m) "tritone paradox" remix of track Anisotropy of the Void. The CMBR EP is out on November 12th.
The Italian producer @Drafted01 releases an EP with @Edit-Select Records. The Resonaural Scene EP consists of four tracks of which "Paradigma Areo" is Monument's pick for the premiere. The EP is out on December 2nd.
The new Amsterdam-based label @ImmaterialArchives celebrates its first release, featuring tracks by the label heads @CYBofficial and @Elisa-Batti and remixes by Michal Jablonski and Wrong Assesment. Monument's pick for the premiere is track Neon Sculptures, remixed by Wrong Assessment. Between Viewers and Spaces EP is out on November 15th.
For this week‘s MNMT podcast, we invited long-time producer and DJ; Albert Van Abbe. The Eindhoven-based artist has shared a recording of his live set from the last Tresor meets Semantica event for episode 184 of the MNMT podcast. Enjoy. Read more: https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-184-albert-van-abbe-live-it-feels-like-i-am-doing-graphic-design-with-sound/
The @SuboscLTD label is back with an impressive release featuring timeless, experimental and sophisticated sounds made by r²π (Retina.it, PRG/M and Ruhig)and Mike Parker. Monument premieres track Trireme by techno legend Mike Parker (@Geophone), who is in charge of the releases A-side. The Embodiment of The Will EP is out in December. Read Parker's full interview on https://mnmt.no/blog/mike-parker-on-his-live-sets-the-european-crowd-and-the-change-from-vinyl-to-cdj/.
Swedish podcast platform and label @Substantiv releases a massive compilation of 45 tracks. All profits from the compilation go directly to Swedish Amnesty to support their work against LGBTQIA-phobia. The PRONOMINA compilation features unreleased tracks for example from Ness, Refracted, Arnaud Le Texier, Wrong Assesment as well as many upcoming producers. Monument's pick for the premire is a space-infused track Veil by a promising Swedish producer @Eric-Axelsson-1. The PRONOMINA compilation is out on November 5th. Read the full story on mnmt.no: https://mnmt.no/blog/this-album-has-kept-me-alive-a-swedish-label-releases-a-massive-compilation-supporting-lgbtqia-community/
We are happy to share the recording of our latest clubnight at BLÅ in Oslo, Norway. This time, we had two lovely guests from Russia and Sweden, first playing solo sets before joining their forces for the last hour. Enjoy! Read the full #Ravestory at mnmt.no 00:00:00 - 01.16:00 : @Kalawila 01.16:00 - 02:39:30 : @Yuka 02:39:30 - 03:33:00 : b2b
The newly founded Portuguese @NesinRecords is back with its second release, also this time by the label founder @InsenMusic. Monument premieres track Masquerade, that is inspired by South Korean landscapes the artist experienced during his trip. The Incheon EP is out on November 5th.
Midgar records' Ruhig, also known as Luigi Cicchella, brings you this week's MNMT podcast. Please enjoy the 1-hour-mix he has prepared for us, showcasing a mix of mind-bending, hypnotic and soothing grooves. Read our interview with the Italian native: https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-183-mind-bending-and-hypnotic-techno-by-ruhig/?fbclid=IwAR3Id9FZYVvSrhWw3SgqZ3mlF35vVsG9HxdwnPupEIjkFVCUbdRhgPjkN0M
Released in 2017 with @Semantica-Records, Volumi Dinamici marks as @ClaudioPRC's second album. Almost two years later Semantical brings back two cuts from the album, now remixed by Aleksi Perälä and the label boss Svreca together with Blazej Malinowski. The third track of the release is Dino Sabatini's and Claudio PRC's collaboration, that was not a part of the original vinyl release. Monument is proud to premiere Finnish @AleksiPerala's beautiful rework of track Nitido. Volumi Dinamici Extended is out on November 1st. Claudio PRC's interview with Monument: https://mnmt.no/interview/claudio-prc-third-album-modern-life-techno-cultures/
The Finnish space techno pioneer and half of Deep Space Helsinki radio show, @SamuliKemppi launches a new label together with Toronto-based Fredrik Hatsav. The first release of @BlackLabelDistillery is Finnish @Latmos's EP, featuring remixes by Mike Parker and the label boss Kemppi. Monument premieres Samuli Kemppi's remix of the name track Pool of Intuition. The Pool of Intuition EP is out on November 5th.
Hailing from Berlin and London, the @Ossa-di-Mare duo releases "Cepheid EP" with @Dynamic-Reflection label that is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Monument premieres track Anomalous Cepheid from the release, that will be out on October 30th.
This week be transported to far away places with Amsterdam duo Wanderwelle’s addition to our podcast series. Read more (including our interview): https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-182-wanderwelle-interview/
Newly founded label @EndOfPerception has already delivered two V/A releases combining tracks by fresh talents and established names. The label's third instalment is no exception, as it's featuring dark and hypnotic cuts from Takaaki Itoh, Refracted, Shaded Explorer, Felix Fleer, Barks and MTRL. This time Monument premieres track Pural Present by the Japanese techno master @Takaaki_Itoh. The Metsa EP is out on November first.
For the third release of Cosmic Wave Records, commands are given to French artist Vardae for a journey into planet Earth deepest borehole - SG3 - that has been dug by the Soviet Union in the 70's and 80's. Monument picked Level 0 (for 0m), which emphasizes the hope and curiosity that soviet drillers could feel when they started drilling, using uplifting and peaceful harmonies on pads conducted by subtle rhythms and groovy basses. @vardaemusic @cosmicwaverecords
The Mexican producer Dig-It (@digitdgt) releases an EP with a fellow Mexican label @Illegal-Alien-Records. The release consist of five tracks, Monument's premiere track "Boson de Gauge" also getting remixed by Aleja Sanchez. The Cuanto Quanto EP is out on October 22nd.
Spanish duo @Exium, formed by Tensal and Kessell, drop "A non-cellular EP" on Oscal Mulero's @PoleGroup. Monument premieres the murky track Immune Response from the release, that will be out on October 19th.
We are ecstatic to share https://soundcloud.com/valentinomora's set from this year's Paral·lel Festival with you. A carefully crafted set which subtly built up the energy, warming the crowd up for a day filled with phenomenal music. Read our review of the festival: https://mnmt.no/blog/review-paral%E2%80%A2lel-festival-2018/
Utrecht-based Shoal brings you an intricate and subtle mix for MNMT 181, blending both house and techno-oriented sounds while maintaining a hypnotic coherency to his mix. Read more: https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-181-shoal/ https://soundcloud.com/shoall
Parisian artist and @Otiumrec co-founder Asfa delivers a beautiful ambient techno EP for his first release abroad. Monument picked 'Laryo', a very subtle track that gathers soft deep techno beats and dreamy aerial elements. @4sf4
Already celebrating it's 10th anniversary, the German imprint @Affin releases an EP from the label boss @JoachimSpieth himself. Monument premieres track "Introspect" from the release consisting of three hypnotising cuts, one of them a remix by Ukrainian Svarog. The Luminophor EP is out at the end of October.
Monument is delighted to welcome back Alan Backdrop on the MNMT podcast series. The Italian-born DJ brings you an outstanding 90-minute mix, filled with flawlessly mixed deep, hypnotic grooves. Enjoy. Read more (including interview): https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-180-alan-backdrop-interview/ https://soundcloud.com/alan-backdrop
The Spanish Rapid Eye Movement releases an EP featuring original tracks by the label's co-founders Memorial Home and VII Circle, now remixed by Nur Jaber, Reggy van Oers, Wrong Assesment and Edit Select. Monument's pick for the premiere is @Memorial-Home's track Second Floor, now remixed by the UK-based @Edit-Select. Split EP(Remixes) is out on October 12th.
The Parisian artist @Blndr releases an EP with @IntervisionParis label. The six-tracker takes a glimpse on the producer's experiemental side, and it features remixes from Acronym, Bambounou and Paulie Jan. Monument premieres Fading Smiles, one of the original tracks of the release. Les Fantômes De La Côte EP is out in digital format on October 15th, and on vinyl on November 9th.
The Italian producer Surt (@Iam-Surt) releases an EP with Colombian @NorthallsenRecords. The Flumen EP consists of five tracks, the last one being a remix by the label boss Aleja Sanchez herself. Monument premieres track Tiber, a beautiful example of the captivating soundscapes of the release. The EP is out on October 8th.
Wonderful morning set recorded at la Forêt stage of @La-Vallee-Electrique festival 2018 in south of France. @JPLD Check out https://mnmt.no/blog/la-vallee-electrique-festival-2018/ for the full story, beautiful photos, and more exclusive recordings.
Tribal, nature-infused deep techno sounds from Stockholm-based @Vicky-Zissou , recorded at La Forêt stage of @La-Vallee-Electrique Festival 2018 in south of France. Check out https://mnmt.no/blog/la-vallee-electrique-festival-2018/ for the full story, beautiful photos, and more exclusive recordings.
Recorded at La Forêt stage of @La-Vallee-Electrique festival 2018, this set from Stockholm-based artist Skóll is a hour and a half of mental, driving deep techno. @Skoll218 Check out https://mnmt.no/blog/la-vallee-electrique-festival-2018/ for the full story, beautiful photos, and more exclusive recordings.
The Tbilisi-based producer @Saphileaum releases an EP under Ryogo Yamamori's @951Beat label. Monument's pick for the premiere from the four-tracker is its beautiful opener, Blessings from Elementals. The Personal Etheric Garden EP is out on the 9th of October.
Led by Manent, the Italian label @UnitaPsicofisica releases it's second output, The Collisioni Sonore Pt. 1 EP. The release features tracks by PRG/M, Von Grall, SHLTR and Korridor, whose track Geotetra is Monument's pick for the premiere. The Collisioni Sonore Pt. 1 EP is out on October 5th.
For its 5th release, @secondnatureseattle showcases its very own Aos with Violent Light, a 4-tracker EP which will be out on October 8th on both vinyl an digital formats. Monument choose to premiere Fugal's remix of What/Why, a deeper and more rolling flip of the original track. @aosseattle @fugal
We are happy to welcome Sleaze Records label boss Hans Bouffmyhre to make this week's contribution to the Monument Podcast. Please enjoy the 1-hour mix he prepared for us, showcasing his uncompromising vision on techno. Read more (interview): https://mnmt.no/podcast/mnmt-178-hans-bouffmyhre-interview/ https://soundcloud.com/secluded https://soundcloud.com/hans-bouffmyhre
The Italian producer Manuele Chiaravalloti, aka @Mod21 releases Chapter 1 (Epilogue) album under his own label "21". Monument premieres track Epilogue 5, one of the fastest tracks of the eight-tracker consisting of deep, industrial and experimental sounds. The release will be out in digital format on October 10th.
Monument is glad to present a label showcase by the acclaimed Polegroup, mixed by Oscar Mulero, Exium and Reeko as Selección Natural. Read more here (Incl. Interview & tracklist): https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-label-showcase-polegroup-seleccion-natural-interview/ @oscarmulero @exium @reeko
Producer @Alfredo-Mazzilli is the other half of newly established @Supercinema-Records, a label founded together with his fellow Italian Graziano Umile. The labels first release, Supercinema 001, features three tracks from Mazzilli himself, one of them remixed by Eric Cloutier. Monument premieres track Icarus from the EP, that is out in vinyl and digital format on 28th of September.
For the next MNMT podcast we welcome Simone Gatto and Distant Echoes. Both DJ’s and producers, the two have founded Italy’s Out–Er label in 2011, and they also are involved with other imprints such as Dystopian or Curle Records. For this podcast, we had a small interview with them. Please read more here (including tracklist): https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-178-out-er-label-showcase/
Berlin-based label @Suburban-Avenue releases a V/A compilation featuring 21 unreleased tracks for example from Drafted, Simone Gatto, Cyspe, Tripeo, Kwartz, Leiras and Pär Grindvik. Monument premieres track "Unreleased #1" by @TheGodsPlanet, a duo consisting of two Italian pioneers of hypnotic techno, @ClaudioPRC and @Ness. The Resistance Vol. II is out in digital format on September 23rd.
Georgian @PalmStructure's sub-label Structural Realism releases its third V/A compilation featuring atmospheric and deep tracks from Skòll, Nferee, Saphileaum, Vâyu, S.V.R.A, Skyra, Black General and 9Beats. Monument choice for the premiere is track "Utopia" by the French-based artist @9_beats. The V/A is out on September 21st.
The Rotterdam-based Ben Buitendijk (@BenBui) returns his own label @Oblique-Music with Alternative Hypothesis EP. The three-tracker stays true to the labels "emotionally driven techno of a deeply layered nature" focus, and Monument is happy to premiere the name track of the release. The Alternative Hypothesis EP is out on September 28th.
Finnish producer Kaspiann (@SoundsOfKaspiann) releases Polar EP with @PlanetRhythmRec. Monument premieres "Ethereal" from the four-track release, that will be out on October 1st.
Den Helder-born Van Anh brings you a warm, intricate mix carrying a lot of groove for MNMT 177. Read more: https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-177-van-anh/
The Barcelona-based label Hidden Traffic is back with its fourth release, a personal project from the label boss @Massa himself. Monument premieres the title track of the release, that also represents the musical identity of the artist and his label. The Binocular Disparity EP will be out in vinyl format on October 3rd, followed by the digital release two months later.
After releasing four EPs over the last year, @BryanChapman delivers his debut album, ‘7 Shadows And Iron Lungs’ on his own label, Monotony (@Mntymntymnty). Monument premieres track "I Don't Know What My Mother's Feet Look Like" from the album, that will be out on September 24th.
The London-based @ChildrenOfTomorrow celebrates it's 10th anniversary with a first full-length album from @ArnaudLeTexier. The Granular Therapy LP is a variety of techno that stretches from ambient, broken beat, hypnotic to raw, along with subtle grooves, wondrous atmospheres and sonic textures. Monument premieres the a deep techno track Granular Therapy, being also the name track of the release. The Granular Therapy LP will be on out September 15th, followed by the digital release one month later.
The fresh Berlin-based @AuraDinamica releases its second EP, this time from the label boss Portrait (@PortraitAka). The three-tracker, as well as the labels general sound, can be described as modern techno with an atmospheric bent. Monument premieres the title track of the release, remixed by @Rhyw, half of the @Cassegrain duo. The Vitra EP is out in September.
For our 176th episode, we are delighted to present an outstanding mix by Fullpanda's Yuka. Allow your mind to drift away while listening to these exquisite sounds. Please read our interview with Yuka here: https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-176-yuka/
After 1,5 years, the London-based Ymir returns to @Norite label. From Heaven to Earth EP is a four-tracker that features intelligent percussions, droning atmospheres and metallic sounds. Monument premieres Nazare, a great example of the overall hypnotising mood of the release. The EP will be out on September 19th.
Ricardo Garduno's @Illegal-Alien-Records releases a Capitale Peccatorum EP with @VaeegOfficial. Monument premieres Locus Tempus, a track with deep, dark and melodic elements. The Capitale Peccarotum EP will be out on September 17th.
Black Codes Experiments releases Code One EP featuring tracks from techno pioneers Tensal, Refracted, Abstract Division and the label boss Ian Axide. Monument premieres @Refracted-Music's "Dom", the release's closing track with dubby soundscapes and hypnotising elements. The Code One EP will be out on September 7th.
@IsolatedLines releases Front Line EP under Swiss label @SbireMusic. The first tracks of the release are made in collaboration with @Gotshell, followed by Isolated Lines going solo on the releases flip-side. Monument premieres the first of the collaboration tracks, Particule, fuelled by grinding bass and howling atmospherics. The Front Line EP is out on September 14th.
Tokyo-born Ryogo Yamamori makes his debut on the MNMT podcast with a special eclectic set, blending Japanese folk ambient and electronic music in an exquisite manner. Enjoy. https://soundcloud.com/ryogoyamamoritracks https://www.facebook.com/ryogoyamanori
@Deepbass's Informa Records launches a new series of releases, differing from the label's signature sounds. The first edition of Informa Introspections features the collaboration of Italians @GiorgioGigli and @Bichord. In the Meantime EP is a dark and melodic release made with minimal amount of elements. Monument premieres track Make Sure Not To Miss A Thing, that is a great example of the release's intense and dark atmosphere. The release will be out on 7th of September.
@ValyaKan drops Dust and Haze LP under Spencer Parker's Work Them Records. The Russian producer's debut album is filled with dubby soundscapes, murky tones, interesting textures and well-planned drops of acid. Monument premieres track Time Capsule, one of the mesmerising and deep tracks of the album. The Dust and Haze LP is out on September 7th.
@EmikaElena, a Tokyo-based producer and label boss on the rise releases an EP on her own imprint. The Spiral Light EP marks the second release of Human Lessons (@EmikaElenaHml), and the four-tracker also includes remixes by Alfredo Mazzilli and Mental Resonance. Monument premieres the name track of the release, a tension-building, looping track with a space-infused vibe. The Spiral Light EP is out on September 17th.
The Berlin-based @DeniseRabe retuns to her own Rabe-imprint with her signature haunting, fluid and evolving soundscapes. The Frogs Pick the King EP is a four-tracker consisting of two original tracks plus reworks by Orphx and Nur Jaber. Monument premieres "Another Day", an eerie and melodic yet dreamy opening track of the release. The Frogs Pick the King EP is out on September 21st.
For this week's podcast we are excited welcoming Haiku to showcase the sound of his record labels Inkblots and Raw Waxes. Get ready for 75 minutes of uncompromising, spaced-out techno. Read more (track-list included): https://mnmt.no/blog/mnmt-174-inkblots-and-raw-waxes-label-showcase/ Label info: https://soundcloud.com/inkblotsrecords https://www.facebook.com/inkblotsrecords/ https://soundcloud.com/raw-waxes https://www.facebook.com/Raw-Waxes-284348301691459/ Haiku: https://soundcloud.com/theperfectunknown
@Hioll, founder of @AbstractionRecordLabel, the first techno collective and imprint of Cuba, releases HIOL002. Mighty techno and powerful sounds made for the dancefloor permeate the four tracks of the EP. Monument premieres track System 33, found from the release's B-side. HIOLL002 is out on August 27th, on Hioll own label.
Fabrizio Lapiana's @Attic-Music launches a new V/A series that celebrates the label's 10th anniversary and its home city Rome. The first episode of the series features Insolate, Abstract Division, Allen and a fellow Italian Claudio PRC. Monument's pick for the premiere is Allen's (@Portal-Techno) Override, a driving and hypnotising track induced with textured soundscapes. The Eternal 1 EP is out on September 7th.
The Italian @PrimalCodeMusic releases their awaited first full-length album with Swedish @Hypnus. True to the duo's deep, hypnotising and dreamy style, La Via Della Seta LP consists of eight tracks that take the listener to a trip to somewhere else. Monument premieres track Varanasi, found from the releases B-side. La Via Della Seta LP is out on August 26th.
After organising club and warehouse parties for several years in Prague, @Harmony-Rec steps out with their first release. The vinyl version of Berlin-based @Ja-mida's Shelter EP features three dubby and melancholic ambient tracks, and the digital version, then, comes with two bonus tracks. Monument premieres the remixed name track of the EP. With his remix, @Ness, the Italian pioneer of hypnotic techno adds some extra drive and progressiveness to the idea of the original track. The Shelter EP is out on 1st of September.