Minimal Techno (Music subgenre)
Minimal techno is a minimalist sub-genre of techno. It is characterized by a stripped-down aesthetic that exploits the use of repetition, and understated development. It emerged in the mid 1990s.
Minimal Techno in Reviews
Music Review | posted 04.09.2015
Helena Hauff
Discreet Desires
On her debut »Discreet Desires«, producer Helena Hauff from Hamburg is working her way through club music’s history. Successfully so.
Music Review | posted 23.06.2015
Ital
Toxic Work Environment
On »Toxic Work Environment«, Ital is presenting minimal techno tending towards dystopian waters. In terms of complexity, this is a new approach.
Music Review | posted 25.09.2014
Moiré
Shelter
When choosing his name, Moiré caught a piece of zeitgeist. Now, with his debut »Shelter«, he’s delivering the fitting soundtrack.
Music Review | posted 03.12.2013
Mathew Jonson
Typerope 12"
Ten years after its initial release, Mathew Jonson’s »Typerope« is still an exceptional album, sending its listener on a strange journey – no matter if you’re in the club or at home.
Recent Articles
Music Review | posted 31.10.2021
Bremer/McCoy
Natten
Jazz is more hip than it has been for a long time. The output is large, the return mediocre. But with »Natten« Kopenhagen’s Bremer/McCoy deliver a fantastic work.
Music Review | posted 07.11.2021
Snail Mail
Valentine
On »Valentine,« Snail Mail makes even bigger gestures than before, but fortunately that doesn’t change the effect.
Music News | posted 04.01.2022
WaJazz
Exciting compilation with jazz from Japan
Yusuke Ogawa is one of the experts on Japanese jazz. In April, the compilation »WaJazz Japanese Jazz Spectacle Vol.1« curated by him will be released. A limited edition will be available exclusively from HHV Records.
Music Review | posted 29.10.2021
Kuunatic
Gate Of Klüna
Japanese trio Kuunatic debut on Glitterbeat with »Gate of Klüna,« a literally otherworldly psych-rock masterpiece.
Music List | posted 01.12.2021
End-of-year review 2021
Top 20 12inches
12inches are mostly, but not always, made for the club. A look at the 20 best records in 2021 shows that in this year, not only was dance music rethought – but that also quiet counterpoints were set.