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Category Archives: Minimal Techno

Robert Hood – Chase

The minimal master with some tough Techno off of his 1994 album ‘Internal Empire’.


Matthew Dear – Will Gravity Win Tonight?

Sublime Minimal Techno from Matthew Dear’s 2007 album ‘Asa Breed’.

Jeff Mills – Getaway

Whirling, tough 1997 Techno from the Detroit wizard.

Baby Ford – 3 A.M. Gargoyle Requiem

This is the kind of minimal, subtle Techno that is best played as the sun starts to rise. Detroit in spirit, but the sound is all Peter Ford. From his 2003 album ‘Basking In The Brakelights’.

Julian Winding – Demon Dance

Fantastic spectral Techno from the soundtrack to the 2016 film ‘Neon Demon’. Listen to the tune, but forget about the film.

Robert Hood – Analog Track (Ghost)

THE original minimal master with a perfect slice of tough, yet tripped out Techno from 2013 on his M-Plant label. Prescribed to make you grin.

Dorisburg – Venom

Swedish Techno from October 2017. This is sparse, dank material at 126 bpm. Groove me baby!

Function Presents: Sandwell District Continuous DJ Mix (2009)

Heavy, dark, fantastic Techno from the Sandwell District label; delivered by Function.


Porter Ricks – Scuba Rondo

Murky, sub-aquatic minimal Techno from the Berlin based duo of Thomas Köner and Andy Mellwig. This is from their fantastic new album ‘Anguilla Electrica’, which is their first for 18 years. Released on the Tresor label.

Marc Houle – Extreme

Nutted minimal from a man who does nutted very well, the one and only Marc Houle. This is from a compilation EP from 2007 called ‘Spies & Lies’; released on ‘Items 7 things’, the label he runs with Magda and Troy Pierce.

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