The tracks on the compilation have been hand-picked by Ruskin and offer a history of the label from its first year of releasing with Outline (Ruskin & Polson) to James’ ‘Weakness of the System’ (in 2020).(more…)
Following a great trajectory of outstanding releases with a huge influence in today’s techno scene, James Ruskin celebrates Blueprint’s 25th anniversary with 25 tracks from the label’s Illustrious back catalogue. The ‘Blueprint25‘ will be released on October 29, 2021 in digital formats. The track listing takes in Blueprint regulars from over the years like Surgeon, Regis, Oliver Ho and Mark Broom, to contemporary signings like Lakker, Rommek and Truncate, alongside some of the label’s biggest remixes by Robert Hood, Luke Slater, Marcel Dettmann, DVS1 and Steve Rachmad. Stay tuned, full details below.(more…)
James Ruskin collaborated with DVS1 to release a new 4-track EP, ‘Chapter One’.(more…)
Blueprint’s 25th birthday series continue unveiling outstanding releases, like the following previous EPs that showcased James Ruskin collaborating alongside Truncate with ‘Sketch EP’, and Mark Broom with ‘Basement Jams 2 EP’… Now for the next release on the series, Ruskin teamed up with DVS1 to deliver the new 4-track EP titled ‘Chapter One’. Taking the hugely atmospheric ‘Page 1’ as their starting point, they continue with 3 more fully immersive techno “pages” to create this full EP, due out October 8 in digital formats and December 3 in Vinyl. Stay tuned, full details below.(more…)
Dustin Zahn debuts on Blueprint Records with a fabulous 4-track EP, ‘Hand Over Control’.
A1. Hand Over Control
A2. Rising Tides
B1. Studio 5/4
B2. Wet Hot Heat
Artists: Dustin Zahn
Title: Hand Over Control
Cat. No: BP061
Format: Digital / Vinyl
Released: (digital) 3 September / (vinyl) date TBC
For another remarkable release in James Ruskin’s label Blueprint Records, and to continue to celebrate 25 years of the label at the forefront of Techno, comes Dustin Zahn, with his debut EP titled ‘Hand Over Control‘, that is coming out in September. This phantastic 4-track bundle is “dark enough for the boys, but groovy enough for the girls” says Zahn.(more…)
Pre order vinyl: Soon at Bandcamp
Last year, we talked about Ruskin & Broom thrilling EP ‘Basement Jams’, now the saga continues, as Blueprint celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2021 and to follow James Ruskin’s ‘Shortcut’ EP (BP058) and ‘Sketch’ (BP059), which saw Ruskin team up with Truncate for the first time, he now returns to one of his regular cohorts and fellow UK techno luminary, Mark Broom with the release of ‘Basement Jams 2’. The upcoming EP is scheduled to be out digitally on June 11, 2021, and in its vinyl format TBA. Stay tuned and find full details below. We recommend this EP.
Download EP: Soon Digitally/Vinyl at Bandcamp
Buy vinyl: Bandcamp
Review. With ‘Basement Jams’, James Ruskin and Mark Broom put out four new tracks of techno at its finest. This is the proper way to end the year, with heavyweight basslines, sharp stabs, tough grooves and a high level of funk industrial sounds. Amazing release.