Deep Inside: October 2018's must-hear home and techno playlist

With a whole lot data launched every week, it’s tough to maintain observe what’s happening in dance music. Thankfully, FACT’s Deep Inside column is again within the type a brand new playlist, delivering all our favourite home, techno, electro, disco and rave tracks from the previous month straight to your ears.

With autumn drawing in, there’s inevitably been extra data launched previously month than we will sustain with, together with a number of large albums: UK techno artist J. Tijn’s debut LP Flingway 1 (which appears to have flown completely beneath the radar), the newest long-player from enigmatic Japanese producer Shinichi Atobe and compilations from Spectral Sound and Martyn and Steffi, whose Air Texture VI assortment is full of model new gems from the cream up to date techno.

It’s additionally been a fantastic month for established names making an attempt out various things. Livity Sound co-founder Peverelist’s ‘Left Hand’ (one facet Idle Hands’ 50th launch) is that this month’s most surprising hands-in-the-air home anthem, whereas Marcel Dettmann additionally experiments with a home music construction on ‘August77’. Objekt’s ‘Secret Snake’ in the meantime, is a low-slung, wiry membership observe that bodes nicely for his forthcoming album, Cocoon Crush.

Other highlights from the previous 30 days: Bristol duo Giant Swan’s punk techno on Whities, Lurka’s slo-mo crunch on Timedance, Shackleton’s epic two-tracker wide-eyed psychedelia, Isabella’s pressure-cooker beats for Peder Mannerfelt Produktion, Katerina’s bonkers acid for Cómeme, Matt Karmil’s blissed-out pattern flips on Aus, D. Dan’s hardcore revivalism on Lobster Theremin and rather more.

Listen to October’s picks Spotify or Apple Music beneath and subscribe to the playlists to get contemporary choices direct, each month.


01. FYI Chris – ‘Ad’ West Friends]
02. Buddy Love – ‘Belladonna Cove’ (Flørist remix) Coastal Haze]
03. Lone – ‘Oedo 808’ R&S]
04. Matt Karmil – ‘Sourced’ Aus]
05. Peverelist – ‘Left Hand’ Idle Hands]
06. Shinichi Atobe – ‘Heat 1’ DDS]
07. Russell E.L. Butler – ‘Run Away With My Heart’ Spectral Sound]
08. J. Tijn – 6-Three 6-2 6-2 In An Instant]
09. People Plus – ‘Second Cycle’ Incienso]
10. Lauren Flax – ‘Sequenc_tial Discord’ UTTU]
11. Trevor Jackson – ‘Beamrider’ Pre-]
12. Steffi – ‘Between Form And Matter’ Air Texture]
13. Marcel Dettmann – ‘August77’ Ostgut Ton]
14. Lurka – ‘Battery’ Timedance]
15. Objekt – ‘Secret Snake (Single Mix)’ PAN]
16. Giant Swan – ‘The Plaque’ Whities]
17. D. Dan – ‘Sudan Sedan’ Lobster Theremin]
18. Isabella – ‘Penchant Disenchantment’ Peder Mannerfelt Produktion]
19. Funeral Future – ‘Heute nicht’ Kulør]
20. Katerina – ‘Dolphin Dreams’ Cómeme]
21. Samuel Kerridge – ‘Actuality Repeats’ Downwards]
22. L.B. Dub Corp – ‘Sure Step Dub’ Stroboscopic Artefacts]
23. Shackleton – ‘Furnace Guts’ Woe To The Septic Heart]
24. Simian Mobile Disco – ‘Murmuration (Jas Shaw 7&half IPS Mix) Wichita]

Scott Wilson is FACT’s tech editor. Find him on Twitter

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