In the past couple of years we have seen a surge of fresh, techno artists arise from the streets of France. With the huge success of Ed Banger Records one would have to question how long before someone else can come out and challenge them for top dog in France. This has come in the way of Bromance Records.
Boasting a lineup that includes artists such as Brodinski, Gesaffelstein, Monsieur Monsieur, LOUISAHHH! and more, Bromance is taking strides in the right direction – and looking as cool as ever whilst doing so. The whole gang make a very dark and grim brand of techno not yet seen before in this world. The tracks typically build up a little quicker than your traditional techno and have elements of electro, hip hop/trap. The atmosphere created is the real beauty of these tracks as the audience becomes engrossed with a feeling of uncertainty throughout the whole track.
Some great examples of this kind of music are
These are just two examples of the ever-growing pool of Bromance-brand techno.
But where else do you go from this? Well obviously finding underground artists would be the next step. There aren’t many but there are a few we have uncovered and here they are:
Klangfarbe Antifiend from Germany does this really well. Here is an example:
In Australia, the growing techno scene has seen these tunes emerge to the forefront of the soundcloud universe:
Light Year and The Finger Prince do a sexy number on Boys Noize’s track, Lemonade:
Australian new boy, Stephane who has been a breakthrough on Unearthed:
And finally Go Freek remix Craig Williams to create a monster tune: