Andreas Mügge has been a stalwart of the main room techno scene for decades. Under the D. Diggler alias, he has a catalogue of uncompromising and visceral techno that would be the envy of many. He is also a prolific contributor to the Lucidflow family, often popping up on the epic remix albums for the work of Nadja Lind and Helmut Ebritsch. However, Radium marks the first time he has released under his own steam on the label, and it is a true to form.

The title track, Radium, doesn’t beat around the bus and its driving percussion is quick to get into gear. The rigidity of the 4/4 rhythm is softened with a detuned syncopated stab that wiggles its way in-between the kicks, while a brief moment of light is allowed towards the end when a gentle arpeggio drifts in for the scantest cameo.

Rolling and tribal, Blue Orange works on two planes; one, in the distance, cavernous samples echo away against the scant melodic elements, and two, in the foreground, where the percussion rarely lets up, only ever dropping back to a two tone patter before jutting back in on unexpected beats.

In comparison, a greater sense of space is allowed to Kwun Tong; the midrange bongos and high end shaker work become hypnotically prominent. An illusion that is sideswiped on the final breakdown, which drops into detuned harmonic chords before picking up an ever so slight hook for the final salvo.

Nadja and Helmut chip in for the final piece of the puzzle with a deep take on Radium. It’s got one of those kicks that is almost too eager to register itself, resulting in a funky double punching thwap. The syncopated bass tone takes on new life as it often veers from its trajectory into new realms of echo and pitch. Come for the deep, stay for the entrancing breakdowns and the exquisite FX work, enjoy yourself thoroughly.

Released on 16th May 2016, please jump on board with us and help us celebrate.

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Joe Silva (Purespace): “Radium and Kwun Tong are brilliant, but it’s hard to pick a fav here. All masterful works. Looking forward to playing these. Thanks!” (will play)

ABarth (phonanza fm): “Super release!” (will play)

Silvio Hrabar (Family Grooves): “top!!” (will play)

Christopher Çolak (): “Classy darkness.” (will play)

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Russell Deeks, This Is Why We Dance (n/a): “Klartraum remix for me here” (will play)

Lucas Hulan (nightphunk, viva, green gorilla lounge): “Wow Nice EP. My fav is Kwun Tong but all tracks are dope!!! Thankyou ” (will play)

Buda / Lulu Rouge (): “love d diggler…radium is for me” (will play)

Marcin Skrętkowski (Wieczór Klubowy): “This label is pure gold!” (will play)

Giuliano Rodrigues (Flowing Movement Music): “Kwun Tong is my choice :)” (will chart) (will play)

Vince Watson (): “2 and 3 are kickass.” (will play)

Marc Mac (Soundcollective/ It Runs Deep/ Frequency Radio Show): “Klartraum Deep Remix by D. Diggler Is a top rework of this baby Thanks.” (will play)

Al Bradley (): “Of the originals here, all are massively powerful & Kwun Tong is the one standing out for me, wicked deep/tech edged grooves. For my personal taste, the deeper Klartraum Deep Remix is the pick – superb! ” (will play)

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Sawei (): “Powerful release, thanks!” (will play)

Corrie (Eat More Beef Music): “D Diggler always on fire. Great remix too!!” (will play)

Der Joe (35 Grad Records): “Kwun Tong for me, thanks :)” (will play)

Luciano (Cadenza): “Thank you for the music. I’m downloading for Luciano. ”

Marco Possum (Opossum Records): “A bit of Radium and a bite of that Blue Orange please ” (will play)

Hall North (Soma, Fade, Wiggle, Cubism, Tulipa): “Klartraum doing it for me here! Lovely stuff Helmut & Nadja!” (will chart) (will play)

Danny Tenaglia (): “Thanks!!!” (will play)

Terry Lee Brown Jr. (Plastic City): “Great EP…” (will chart) (will play)

Robert Owens (many labels): “Cool tracks” (will play)

Nicole Moudaber (): “digginit” (will play)

Nadja Lind / Klartraum (Lucidflow & many others): “BIG LOVE!” (will chart) (will play)

Mark J (ahoren music, radioactivity productions, progress recrods): “oh yes. class as always from mister diggler! radium is my fav!”

Patrick Lindsey (): “nice release and remix! :) good job” (will play)

Scientific Funk (Wiggle, Cubism, Dark Rhythms): “Outstanding EP will air 3 tracks on my show tonight!!!” (will chart) (will play)

Makossa (Radio fm4 / Vienna) (luv lite, gigolo, g-stone, great stuff): “solid tracks”

DJ Franksen (suara, bcbtec, plastic city, komm mit musik, soap and many more): “whoever wondred what’s up at digglers basement lately. up? yes! but first: deep down, bow to the master!” (will play)

Sasch BBC (8 Bit, Brise, Plastic City): “very nice ep! i like the atmosphere here” (will play)

Stefan Weise (Wolf Trap, Lucidflow): “Excellent release. Great peaktime tracks.” (will play)

Nick Clarke (Eggworm Tokyo): “blue orange is great!” (will play)

Chris Fortier (): “sounds good” (will play)

Lee Guthrie ((Click Therapy/Wiggle/Cubism/SDA)): “Love D.Digger and these are no exception, quality release. Remix is fire too :) ”

Matthias Springer (Diametral / Turmfalke / zerO413): “Amazing tracks , love it!” (will chart) (will play)

DJ MARY FLAVORS (Radioradio Canada): “Like a visit from darth vader himself! Love the edgyness to all these! ” (will play)

Helly Larson: “top ep !!! thanx for sending” (will play)

Helmut Ebritsch (Many): “” (will chart)

Roberto Clementi (Soma): “Very nice tracks, Thanks! ” (will play)

D. Diggler (too many, i forgot !): “”

Pele Corral (desperadoz): “great release ;-)” (will play)

Mastercris (): “Great EP, Radium original mix for me.” (will play)

Livio Pinna (FormResonance): “Very good one !! Full support” (will chart)

Ilias Katelanos (Lovezone ,200 Records , I Records Acryl ,Etoka,Pesto): “very nice tracks , lovin the background atmos !” (will chart) (will play)

Rishi K. (): “Great package thank you!” (will play)

Francesco Tarallo (Lucidflow, Trapez, Trapez Ltd., Airmusiq): “Tight Tracks! Well done” (will play)

Misk (): “playlist and support in altroverso” (will chart) (will play)

Eddy Romero (Expmental/ Little Helpers / Lucidflow / Deeperfect): “Deep remix is so good ! Thanks !” (will chart) (will play)

Teknobrat (Restructured Records, Sounds Of Juan, Kulture Room): “Blue Orange and Klaueraum Deep Remix is really nice. Will play, test and support. Thanks TEKNOBRAT….” (will play)

Jason Ireland (): “nice ep,great work!-will play these!-radium for me,thanks:)” (will play)

Jay Hill (King Street Records, IRecords,3Bridge Records): “Feeds my inner dark techno warrior! tops!” (will chart) (will play)

3LIAS (): “great ep will play for sure, thanks” (will play)

Sammy W and Alex E (): “Cool release, thank you for sending!” (will play)

Hervé Dias (): “Top notch! Loving the old school touch. Klartraum’s remix is contagious. Thanks” (will chart) (will play)

Jamie Stevens (): “Really tasty EP! Meaty and very useful tunes. thanks!” (will play)

Lo (): “Top release with dancefloor killers..!!! I’ll play !!!” (will play)

A-Kintero (intimate Project Music ): “Radium for me [:” (will play)

Soundtraffic FM (): “Nice ep, Kwun Tong is my favorite !!”

Anton Tumas (Subtract Music): “Blue Orange is proper desert vibes, thank you!” (will play)

Weisses Licht (lucidflow, Supergroove, Hypnotic Instincts): “OPh my God……what a big release…..D.DIGGLER” (will play)

Manna From Sky (serkal – lucidflow – little helpers – recycle ): “wow! klartraum remix is super !!! full support ! thanks for the music ” (will chart) (will play)

Javier Benitez ( From The Other Side ): “lovely sounds here” (will chart) (will play)

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