A Guy Called Gerald – Black Secret Technology (1995)

A Guy Called Gerald - Black Secret Technology

When it was released in 1995, “Black Secret Technology” wasn’t Gerald Simpson’s first rodeo. Despite his acid house beginnings with 808 State and his famous “Voodoo Ray” hit, he had been immersed in the hardcore breakbeat cauldron for four years already (his Juice Box label’s first releases date back to 1991). During this time, he […]

Muslimgauze – Veiled Sisters (1993)

Muslimgauze - Veiled Sisters

“Veiled Sisters” is one of Bryn Jones’ early attempts at what would become the most common embodiment of his music: his exhilarating, menacing, and highly repetitive ambient/techno/dub pieces. After the release of this thick and opaque double album on Soleilmoon, the Mancunian producer’s music would never truly be the same again, all until his sudden […]