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Sandwell District are one of today’s forerunner Techno collective acts. With support from all quarters (they count Marcel Dettmann, Ben Klock, Norman Nodge and the Berghain crew, Laurent Garnier, Jeff Mills, Sleeparchive, Speedy J, among their many devotees) they have not just blurred the boundaries of techno, but have dissolved them and re-built it in their own unique image…

As stalwarts of the hugely influential Downwards Label, Function and Regis have been breaking down and re-arranging the D.N.A of conventional dance music for over a decade. Sandwell District however is very much it’s own animal and although it shares many of it’s ideals and energy with the iconic Downwards, it is very much a label of the here and now. As Beatportal recently put it, “Influential British techno label Downwards are causing waves with their new imprint Sandwell District, as is Marcel Dettmann, Shed and Sleeparchive, who have all picked up where Downwards left techno in the late 1990s.”


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  • Hallshaster

    A wet, hot Tunk is all that exists between my fat, hot cock and this beautifully dark techno album by The Sand District. Gritty grooves, both warm and wet seep into these old wrin-wrans of mine. My dullard ex-aunt is doing a hot hokey pokey to these timeless grooves, wishing upon a moldy mush. I hope these coffee burns heal before I hit Function.

    17 Jan 7:39pm Reply
  • RiotsFromHell

    Errmm diz iz good!

    6 Jan 1:10pm Reply
  • optimistic_tour

    black & white photos are for artists that no longer make music, duh. it's the law.

    26 Sep 2014 Reply
  • rascal0pl

    I don't get it. Why you people uploading converted B&W photos for all underground artists? You want to be so alternative and cool? Let me say something, you are NOT.

    21 Jul 2014 Reply
  • optimistic_tour

    Holy god this is still some of the best techno of the decade.

    19 Mar 2014 Reply
  • Azzyk

    Fabric 69. Guys. I haven't heard such a good compilation since Berghain 04 mixed by Ben Klock is out. BOMB.

    13 Apr 2013 Reply
  • guiguiboulz

    really amazing music

    6 Nov 2012 Reply
  • apacce

    crazy good

    12 Sep 2012 Reply
  • robbyb0t

    wow, Feed-Forward just kind of fully clicked for me and it's blowing me away

    11 Jun 2012 Reply
  • Akta

    just discovered. Love it!

    16 May 2012 Reply
  • pfs1

    Amazing atmosphere weaved into great techno

    27 Apr 2012 Reply
  • no-thanks

    haven't heard techno as good as this in a lowng time.

    25 Feb 2012 Reply
  • quitebuttery

    How did i miss out on this. Feed Forward is turning out to be one of my favorite albums of last year.

    13 Feb 2012 Reply
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  • xpomocoma111

    omg incredible sound

    20 Jan 2012 Reply
  • acephalous

    The mission is terminated...

    4 Jan 2012 Reply
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    3 Jan 2012 Reply
  • skerzo

    oh my crap this is just enveloping me tonight

    17 Dec 2011 Reply
  • scomatsho

    Feed Forward album, is brilliant. [2]

    29 Nov 2011 Reply
  • subalien

    Feed Forward album, is brilliant.

    22 Nov 2011 Reply
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