After a two month hiatus, the top ten techno chart is back and brimming with unbelievably massive tunes featuring Mihalis Safras, Dance Spirit, Denis Horvat, and of course our number one pick of the week from Carlo Lio!
1. 'LANGUAGE (CARLO LIO REMIX)' - BORIS [TRANSMIT RECORDINGS]
Transmit Recordings head honcho BORIS unleashes yet another fire hot single which features this big room re-rub by Toronto's own techno guru, Carlo Lio!
2. 'GHETTO' - MIHALIS SAFRAS & NOIR [TRUSEOUL]
Material Series label-boss Mihalis Safras teams up with Danish tech-house talent, Noir for a rough and ready bomb simply entitled "Ghetto."
3. 'DOLPHINS (DANCE SPIRIT HYPERSPACE REMIX)' - INXEC & GIL MONTIEL [EXTRAVAGANZA RECORDS]
For the past five years or so, the minimal techno duo known as Dance Spirit have been busy forging a sound of their own which has now taken on a life its own. The Dance Spirit sound is not only minimal. The sound itself is psychedelic, rhythmic, and oddly melodic. Peep what they've done here with Inxec's "Dolphins" for an exemplary demonstration of their distinct sound.
4. 'YOU TAKE ANOTHER PLACE WITH YOU' - LAKE PEOPLE [PERMANENT VACATION]
German producer Martin Enke AKA Lake People put together this ethereal, genre-defying beauty of a tune entitled "You Take Another Place With You."
5. 'ODD BEHAVIOUR' - ANNA [TERMINAL M]
Brazilian producer, ANNA is on the cusp of techno stardom thanks to a string of superb releases on labels such as Diynamic, Suara, and of course Terminal M.
6. 'TRANSPARENT' - DENIS HORVAT [AEON AUDIO]
Brazilian techno label AEON AUDIO has the honor of releasing Denis Horvat's Exit EP and it features this deep, cutting-edge piece of techno called "Transparent."
7. 'PUZZLING' - UAKOZ & ALEX LENTINI [OFF RECORDINGS]
Italian techno producers Uakoz & Alex Lentini team up for a well-rounded techno EP on the ever consistent OFF Recordings.
8. 'PANDORA (FRACTIOUS & RONAN TEAGUE REMIX)' - RAFA RISTALLO [FREQUENZA RECORDS LIMITED]
More high-quality Italian techno this week for the top ten techno featuring Fractious & Ronan Teague's remix of "Pandora" by Rafa Ristallo.
9. 'THE ROAD NOT TAKEN' - SEFTON [ELLUM]
The latest stellar tune to come out of the Ellum camp ominously titled "The Road Not Taken" comes from a brand new unknown artist by the name of Sefton.
10. 'VOID' - SIMON MAVERICK [BIEF RECORDINGS]
Simon Maverick's Evolve EP features this no-nonsense beast of a track that features an astonishingly massive kickdrum!
Stream the entire top ten as a playlist below: