Music Alert: Debut Timewitch Album!

Who doesn’t love a little creepy, throwback ambient techno?

Last year I began recording songs as Timewitch, a project that focuses on leftfield / experimental techno drenched in early 90s synth nostalgia. Now the debut Timewitch album is finally available!

Here’s the promo copy:

The eponymous debut of Minneapolis-based left-field electronica artist Timewitch is a love letter to the freakier frontiers of early 90s synth music. Borrowing from the freshman releases of IDM legends Aphex Twin, mu-Ziq, and Autechre, Timewitch’s eponymous album pays homage to the absolutely bonkers soundtracks of early 90s occult exploitation videos that continue to haunt and delight to this day.

Timewitch is available to stream and download on SoundCloud and Bandcamp.

Enjoy!

Music Alert: Jeweler’s Dive (Remastered)

Recently I had the opportunity to remaster some of my old drum & bass tracks from the mid 90s. (See the Oak St Bluesman remasters.)

Here are 4 more songs from the same era, clarified through the power of modern audio magic. Hope you enjoy!

Throwback Thursday: Jeweler’s Dive

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In 1998 I recorded a song called Jeweler’s Dive. It was one of only a few jazz-inspired drum and bass tracks I made during my loungy, loungy period of the late ’90s. An edited version enjoyed a mini-celebrity on Terminal Beats, a compilation released by indie jungle Chicago outfit Forte Recordings. (Old school ruffians will remember Midwest legends 3D and Snuggles.)

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From the Archives: Awkward ’90s Electronica

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Get in, loser. We’re robbing a candy store.

They say that anything worth doing is worth doing badly. This has been 100% true for my efforts in electronic music.

Here are some highlights from my wobblier days as a dance music producer, from about 1993 to 1997. (Back then I was recording under the name Wix.)

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Mixtape Alert: Class of ’93 – Artificial Skies

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So far the Class of ‘93 mixtape series has payed homage to those early rave genres we all know and love: hardcore breakbeat, techno, trance, jungle, acid. This time the focus shifts to ambient, a genre that enjoyed a brief spotlight in the early ’90s, both in and out of the rave scene, and easily deserves a mixtape of its own.

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Remix Alert: KLF – The White Room

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It was impossible to escape The KLF for a while there in the early ’90s. You couldn’t walk into a nightclub without hearing instantly catchy hits like What Time is Love, 3AM Eternal, Last Train to Transcentral, and (of course) Justified and Ancient featuring Tammy motherfucking Wynette.

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