What are some albums that sound like Deepmix moscow radio?
September 11, 2010 7:40 PM   Subscribe

What are some good albums that coalesce in the genres of minimal techno, tech house, dub techno, and deep house?

I'm looking for albums that basically have the same sound as the Online Radio station Deep Mix Moscow Radio. Unfortunately, not many of the artists on that station have released albums (also aware that they release each set on the net, but that is not what I'm after).

So I'm looking for albums that have a mix of minimal, dub, and deep. As an example here is a youtube song from one of the Deepmix sets.

I've managed to find two albums so far that match up pretty well with the Deep Mix Moscow sound:

Maurizio's M-Series (example from Youtube) and Fluxion's Vibrant Forms I & II (example).

Are there any others?
posted by ollyollyoxenfree to Media & Arts (17 answers total) 31 users marked this as a favorite
Best answer: If you like Maurizio's M-Series, you'll probably like anything on the Basic Channel/Chain Reaction labels. I really like Porter Ricks' Biokinetics. The first track on that album, Port Gentil, is the perfect minimal techno for train travel.

Heading out of that label, maybe some bvdub would be up your alley?
posted by .kobayashi. at 7:57 PM on September 11, 2010

Best answer: Dinky - Anemik - example

Ben Klock - One - example

Actress - Splaszh - example

Bruno Pronsato - Why Can't We Be Like Us - example
posted by the foreground at 8:11 PM on September 11, 2010

I don't know much about labels. But I love electronic music. I listened to your first mix and it reminded me of a brilliant mix I've been listening to lately. It's Matthew Dear's BBC Essential Mix, it's up on rapidshare etc. and other places across the web.
posted by ofthestrait at 9:24 PM on September 11, 2010

Best answer: You can listen to it here.
posted by ofthestrait at 9:26 PM on September 11, 2010

i really love these tunes so far. i hope that others contribute.
posted by lakersfan1222 at 9:33 PM on September 11, 2010

Best answer: John Digweed's Global Underground Los Angeles is pretty much a classic in this genre.
posted by BobbyVan at 9:38 PM on September 11, 2010

Best answer: I'll second Sasha & Digweed. There is a ton of their club mixes up online. There's an excellent one from Sasha in Malta which is about four hours long, really gets going after about an hour. Here for example.
posted by carter at 9:52 PM on September 11, 2010

Response by poster: Damn, that Digweed GU: LA is jawesome.

I bought S&D's Northern Exposure nearly ten years ago. Might have to rummage through my wardrobe to see if I still have it.
posted by ollyollyoxenfree at 10:22 PM on September 11, 2010

the foreground: “Actress - Splaszh”

This. So good. Best album in years. Get it. You won't be disappointed.
posted by koeselitz at 10:33 PM on September 11, 2010

Best answer: Maybe the stuff Akufen & Thomas Brinkmann did with Richie Hawtin's Concept 1?

Hawtin & Brinkmann

Hawtin & Akufen

I personally wouldn't bother with the original Concept 1 as it's so minimal as to be past my dullness threshold. In many ways it seems as if it was meant to be remixed. Most of his other stuff is pretty approachable, but Concept 1, on which the Akufen & Brinkman remix projects are based, is particularly obtuse.
posted by juv3nal at 12:16 AM on September 12, 2010 [1 favorite]

Best answer: Wish I had more, but this is what I have currently:

I'm gonna throw out my usual "amateur" (not my opinion, but of others by association of a netlabel) recommendation of Internet-only stuff through Stadtgruen in particular. Frank Biedermann, Patrick Diessner and Marko Fuerstenberg pump out great stuff from there (though they may be on the clubby end of things).

I've heard good things about Scion - Arrange And Process Basic Channel Tracks (YouTube here), but I can't give you a personal recommendation.
posted by zer0render at 1:06 AM on September 12, 2010

Best answer: I like your example song from the mix.

Seconding Basic Channel.

You might like this collection. My favourite tune from it.

Going a bit more sideways, this album - it's not quite on the same solid throbbing 4-to-the-floor house-techno vein, being a bit more abstract, ambient and melodic, but it has clear dub techno influences running through it, and is one of the best electronic efforts in recent years IMO, so I'll throw it out there. example track, but I hesitate to choose one, you should go through the whole thing :)
posted by Slyfen at 10:04 AM on September 12, 2010

Best answer: Check out some of the podcasts at Little White Earbuds. They're all over the map, but a lot feature the minimalist stuff that you like; for example: Margaret Dygas, Aki Latvamaki, and Par Grindvik.

Also check out Deepchord Presents Echospace. Might be a bit too ambient for you, but they're totally fantastic - for example, Summer Haze from their new album, Liumin.
posted by googly at 11:00 AM on September 12, 2010 [1 favorite]

Best answer: Jeff Mills - The Bells
posted by Dmenet at 3:40 PM on September 12, 2010

Best answer: Actually, listening to some more of the Pushkarev & Izhevski mixes, you might want to check out Joey Beltram's Aonox album, which was out in 1994 I think.
posted by carter at 8:23 PM on September 12, 2010

Best answer: Found some of Aonox on YT:

Across the Hemisphere
posted by carter at 8:28 PM on September 12, 2010

Best answer: And if you like the GU Digweed/LA set, you might try Sasha's GU Ibiza set. Especially CD #1. It's not really like the stuff you mentioned above, but it's a classic mix.
posted by carter at 8:41 PM on September 12, 2010

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