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Big Sex Thing EP - Sex Judas - Marketing

Heavy disco vibe on Tim Paris’s ace Marketing label, featuring an angled, new wave fix from the man himself and a trackier touch from Scandinavian producer, Arttu, who’s appeared on labels like Clone and Lux in the past. Nice 'n’ sleazy, this chirpy release is filled with choppy guitar licks and fx, for that authentic touch, and features a bubbling electronic tribute to the Stones’ troubled early '70s era with ‘Cocksucker Blues’.

I Had This Thing (Joris Voorn Remix) - Royksopp - Green

Joris Voorn won the electro/progressive Money Shot in January with his remix of Audion’s ‘Dem Howl’, and here he achieves similar death-defying results with a rework that again shows his willingness to dither in the more melodic and emotive side of club music. Admittedly, he’s given a superb template to work with by Royksopp; all the melodic elements are intact, as well as the vocal that’s swimming with beautiful melancholy and regret. Voorn strips the bombast back a little, which actually has the effect of making ‘I Had This Thing’ even more powerful.

Parody/Progresso - Bottin - Bear Funk

Unstoppable disco machine Bear Funk keeps turning out these quality releases, and over the years we’ve heard some gems from the likes of Todd Terje, Idjut Boys, Brennan Green and Lexx. Now, Steve Kotey’s label makes some more room for one of its longest-serving members, the giallo-disco operator, Bottin, who is back with two tracks of tense, atmospheric, electronic disco; including a collaborative effort with familiar, Rodion. Ace.

Machine EP - BadKlatt - Dub Police

The debut four-tracker from this Gloucester producer is a chewy Picnic of halfstep shenanigans — tough, rugged and raw, but with a nicely sculpted finesse.