Net Best of Net

By ailleurs ailleurs
updated 5 minutes ago

Here are listed picks unearthed during digs made within the netlabel world. These records are not presented in any particular order, all are released under a liberal license permitting copy but (usually) not a commercial use. (Free releases made by commercial labels may occasionally sneak in.) When possible, a direct link to the picked audio files is offered, always a link to the whole release's current net presence is given.

  1. Reptilian Agenda - Fatal Fang

    Heavy Industries, hi002, 2004, United States [source]
    tech-trance

    01. Fatal fang 30:07 [mp3]

  2. Embark - Space EP

    Acrylik, ack001, 2004, France [source]
    IDM for a lack of a better classification

    02. Disco one 6:26 [mp3]
    03. Opportunity 5:28 [mp3]

  3. Marko Fürstenberg - Inaxa Stream EP

    Realaudio, ratc002, 2004, Switzerland [source]
    dub techno

    01. Inaxa 6:28 [mp3]
    03. 4128 Clark 7:22 [mp3]
    04. Eastdub, version 10:16 [mp3]
    05. Far Out 4:54 [mp3]

  4. Togetha Brotha SoundSystem - Cool Playa Showcase

    Afterbeat, abn004, 2005, Poland [source]
    dub

    06. Discipline dub (Murda version) [mp3]

  5. Immortal Sun - Sun Worshiper EP

    Digital Diamonds, DigitalDiamonds051, 2017, Germany [source]
    progressive techno

    02. Shadow flare 7:46 [zip(wav)] [mp3]

  6. Killahertz - Jack - Jack

    Fragment, frag001, 2005, Russia [source]
    dub techno

    01. Lamps 7:50 [mp3]
    04. Jack-jack 4:49 [mp3]
    05. Pillars 6:46 [mp3]

  7. Holger Flinsch - Organon

    Realaudio, raam004, 2004, Switzerland [source]
    ambient

    01. Organon 39:04 [mp3]

  8. Lazzich - Just Seen Nights

    Fragment, frag002, 2005, Russia [source]
    micro house

    04. Re member us 5:37 [mp3]

  9. Various - phase01

    Heavy Industries, hi01, 2002, United States [source]
    techno, tech-house, trance

    08. Emilsson, Berit den onda 6:04 [tech-house] [mp3]
    09. Nimrod Tsabari, Smokescreen 5:57 [trance] [mp3]

  10. SCSI-9 - Ich Kann Nicht Anders

    Fragment, frag005, 2005, Russia [source]
    micro house, dub techno

    03. Time's up 7:05 [dub techno] [mp3]
    04. Talking fingers 6:00 [dub techno] mp3]

  11. Turner Of Wheels - Misses The Cocktail Party

    Panospria, pan004, 2004, Canada [source]
    IDM, soundscapes

    02. Antistasis converge stasis, part 1 6:41 [soundscape] [mp3]
    03. Antistasis converge stasis, part 2 8:39 [soundscape] [mp3]

  12. Niklas Nummelin - Observations

    Silent Season, SS03, 2007, Canada [source]
    dub techno

    02. Lucid 5:56 [zip(mp3, original)] [mp3, reissue]
    03. Focal 4:59 [zip(mp3, original)] [mp3, reissue]

  13. Various - Jardin Numérique (Wireless Digital Music)

    2063 Music, 63_050, 2004 [source]
    field recording, natural and dark ambient, dub techno, berlin-school, IDM

    05. Digitalis, Arab [IDM] [mp3]
    07. kAzooo, Lamp skill [dub techno] [mp3]
    08. nightech, as low as possible [dark ambient] [mp3]

  14. Simon B - Morro

    Realaudio, rabr001, 2003, Switzerand [source]
    trip-hop, drum 'n bass

    02. Morro 7:02 [dum 'n bass] [mp3]

  15. Benfay - Carbon EP

    Thinner, THN007, 2001, Germany [zip(mp3)]
    heavy techno

    02. Bonnie mandarin 6:07 [mp3]
    03. Calamine click 5:14 [mp3]

  16. Arthur Oskan - Immunity

    Heavy Indusries, hi015, 2004, United States [source]
    evolutive techno

    02. Pacemaker 06:10 [mp3]

  17. Holger Flinsch - Organon Reinterpretations

    Realaudio, raam010, 2006, Switzerland [source]
    ambient, dark ambient, tribal ambent, dub techno

    01. Organon2, kAzooo remix 10:57 [ambient] [mp3]
    03. Organon2, Rktic remix 15:12 [ambient] [mp3]
    05. Organon5, Digitalis remix 7:24 [ambient] [mp3]

  18. Martin Donath - Kalte Tage In Warmen Farben

    Realaudio, ratc006, 2004, Switzerland [source]
    dub techno

    01. Rote Sonne 10:17 [mp3]
    02. Oktoberwaerme 8:29 [mp3]
    04. Morgenfrost 7:12 [mp3]

  19. Ceroform - Vicious Mind

    Heavy Industries, hi016, 2016, united states [source]
    techno

    03. HiCon 4:48 [mp3]

  20. Overcast Sound - The Changeling EP

    Silent Season, SS10, 2008, Canada [source]
    dub techno

    02. The pursuit 9:07 [zip(mp3)] [mp3, reissue]

  21. Databoy78 - Click Cluck

    Realaudio, ratc008, 2005, Switzerland [source]
    (acid|minimal|house) techno, dub techno, downtempo

    01. Click cluck 5:40 [dub techno] [mp3]
    02. Motor fuge 7:40 [acid minimal techno] [mp3]
    03. Neuanfang 8:14 [acid tech-house] [mp3]
    09. Die Straße lebt 5:34 [dub techno] [mp3]

  22. Various - Liquid Times

    Realaudio, raam001, 2003, Switzerland [source]
    ambient, dark ambient, dub techno

    01. Punkteins, Gartenteich 8:20 [ambient] [mp3]
    03. Martin Donath, Winterwärme 7:26 [dub techno] [mp3]
    04. sgi, Hux 7:14 [ambient] [mp3]
    06. Martin Donath, Winterwärme, Surphase remix 6:11 [dub techno] [mp3]

    All of the tracks present on this compilation are good, the list supra is a highlight.

  23. Plasmat - Alum

    Nostress Netlabel, NN_EP004_04_11, 2011, Italy [source]
    experimental downtempo

    01. Alum 5:33 [mp3]
    02. Apnea 5:56 [mp3]

  24. Various - Celebration Compilation

    One Bit Wonder, 1bit 006, 2005, Germany [source]
    various electronic-related styles

    02. GuruFX, Candlelight session 7:15 [ambient] [mp3]
    05. Daniel Stefanik, Save my soul 5:57 [techno] [mp3]

  25. Simex - Journey To Kerguelen

    Heavy Industries, hi006, 2003, United States [source]
    tech-house, deep house

    01. Under the ocean 5:27 [tech-house] [mp3]
    04. Kerguelen 5:13 [deep house] [mp3]