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Premiere: Mha Iri parts the sky with trance inspired techno heater, ‘Angels Cry’

Melbourne’s Mha Iri returns to UMEK‘s 1605 with her Angels Cry EP, a genre-melting whizzer that further demonstrates why the techno producer from down under remains on the rise. Mha Iri strays from the conventional in concocting “Angels Cry,” infusing her latest clubbing cocktail with a vibrantly uplifting build and garnishing it with a delectable […]

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Techno Tuesday: UMEK on returning to his roots, 1605’s revival, and his craving for darkness

Techno Tuesday is a feature on Dancing Astronaut documenting the culture of underground dance music. We’ll bring you exclusive interviews, tracks, and narratives from artists within the techno, tech house, and deep house world in an effort to shed light on some of the best talent outside the world of mainstream dance music. UMEK’s career began […]

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Techno Tuesday: UMEK on returning to his roots, 1605’s revival, and his craving for darkness

Techno Tuesday is a feature on Dancing Astronaut documenting the culture of underground dance music. We’ll bring you exclusive interviews, tracks, and narratives from artists within the techno, tech house, and deep house world in an effort to shed light on some of the best talent outside the world of mainstream dance music. UMEK’s career began […]

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Good Morning Mix: Take a face-melting stroll through Wax Motif’s House of Wax #026

In recent years, Australia has proven a bottomless breeding ground for inventive electronic artistry. Flume, Alison Wonderland, What So Not, and Anna Lunoe are just a fun-sized chunk of the abundant Aussie eminence molding and maestroing the electronic space from global vantage points. Wax Motif, however, has flown relatively under the radar until recently, despite […]

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Beyond The Booth 011: Kicking it with UMEK

Beyond the Booth is a feature dedicated to the hidden side of artists that exists outside electronic music— a side rarely discussed with those outside their immediate circle. We venture “beyond the booth,” so to speak, and dive into their deepest passions that tie into their unique personalities. After some self-introspection, each participant then returns to […]

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Premiere: UMEK – Sneaking Unnoticed (Original Mix)

For two decades, UMEK has been an impactful figure in the techno and minimal realms, with a mission of connecting the once-fringe genres to a larger audience. The Slovenian artist and label-head often manages to do so in unusual and particularly far-reaching ways; recently, for instance, became a musical ambassador for Lufthansa Airlines, for which he curated a 200-song […]

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Premiere: UMEK – Shadow Tactics (Original Mix)

Over the past two decades, UMEK has been a majorly influential figure in the techno and minimal scenes. As both an artist and the label-head of his 1605 imprint, the Slovenian savant has become renowned for his dark, cerebral take on electronic music. In recent years, the producer’s resonant style has earned him releases on prestigious imprints such […]

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