Datacide 17

Datacide 17Record Reviews

Datacide 17 Record Review by Hans-Christian Psaar

Bong-Ra’s “Palestina” EP, featuring a protest-themed cover, makes a political statement in support of Palestine, with proceeds going to Gaza’s Al Awda hospital. The release nods to author Norman Finkelstein but sparks debate due to his divisive views and contentious history. The EP’s simplistic representation contrasts with the complex realities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Datacide 17 Record Reviews by Prole Sector

Simon Shreeve (Monic) finds his stride in techno with the 50th release from Osiris Music UK, reminiscent of transformations seen in labels like Tectonic. Ian Martin’s “Sleepwalker” offers a Carpenteresque soundscape, while VSK delivers essential Italian techno on Tommy Four Seven’s label. Death Qualia’s intricate sound design stands out, as does Boylan’s “Ghosts In The Machine” for its energy. Zuli and Mike Parker keep their respective sounds fresh and unique in experimental and industrial techno. Finally, ASC’s “Space Echo EP” brings hypnotic 170bpm beats, continuing the theme of high-quality, genre-pushing electronic music.

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