The Top 15 Garage & Techno Tracks Of 2012
Dec 16 2012
2012 was a year of fusion. Genre lines were blended more than ever as the UK influence pervaded house and techno scenes. Early ’90s garage made a comeback, lo-fi became sound du jour, and bass music further challenged the notion of a traditional DJ set. Check out LessThan3’s fifteen best garage, techno, and UK-inspired sounds of 2012.
We knew techno was primal, but the gripping sounds of Blawan are like a teeth-clenching whirlwind through the depths of hell. On a tear as of late, Blawan’s His He She & She is the sophomore release on Joy Orbison’s Hinge Finger label, and his biggest since last year’s monstrous Getting Me Down. Rough, obnoxious, and driving, this is [...]
The hinterland that separates bass music and house has provided us with some of the most instantly recognizable records of the last few years, and few have done more to map out this vital new territory than Peter O’Grady as the inimitable Joy Orbison. His knack for fusing elements plucked from all corners of the dance spectrum with vocal [...]