As another year comes to a close it’s time to look back at some of the finest tracks of 2016. This has been one of the most innovative years of underground electronic dance music, with a treasure-trove of productions that radiate with powerful musical elegance, boundless creativity, and infinite inspiration from both established artists, and new talent from around the world.
As usual we hand picked 20 mixes that we enjoyed listening during the month of November. There are some live recordings, podcasts, eclectic mixes, something for all types of occasions from top selectors like Konstantin, Recondite, Prins Thomas, Quarion, Ame, LOR, Pional, Rebolledo, Lord Of The Isles, Krink, Neil Flynn, ZK Bucket, Rodhad, Aera, Sevensol, Totto Chiavetta, Lauer, Vril, Jonas Saalbach and Lee Burridge.
October was music heaven for the underground electronic music scene with a slew of stunning releases and remixes from the likes of Joakim, Jimi Jules, Neil Flynn, Davis, Echonomist, Young Marco, Human Machine, Beanfield & Thomas Herb, Quentin and LOR through leading labels such as Life & Death, Zukunft Records, Lossless, In Their Feelings, Hivern Discs, Cin Cin, Compost Black, Diynamic, Rotary Cocktail Recordings, Smalltown Supersound.
Innervisions label, run by its founders Ame & Dixon, is set to release its 8th installment of the Secret Weapons series later this month, roughly a year after its 7th release.
February has been an exciting month with a plethora of outstanding new releases from Human Machine, Mathias Schober ( aka SHOW-B), Andre Lodemann, Agents Of Time, Patlac, Ed Davenport, Prins Thomas, Locked Groove, Stephan Bodzin, Chymera and many more.