AOTW | 3 October – 9 October: Penthouse Apartment – Y2K Millenium Nightclub

Here’s an interesting concept: an album that revolves around burgeoning communication technology at the turn of the millennium utilizing phone connectors, remixed modem sounds, and some of the bleakest-sounding techno this side of Berlin. Penthouse Apartment with Y2K Millenium Nightclub (sic) does exactly that. This release is the Sunbleach AOTW for its status as a precursor to the “ghost tech” […]

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Penthouse Apartment – Y2K Millenium Nightclub

Recommendation: ☀☁☁ Penthouse Apartment’s debut for TKX-Vault (then known as “Tokyo Exchange”) is an album of ambient techno that anticipates the ghost tech movement by almost two years. Tracks are skeletally rhythmic and often feature little more than sparse clicks and cuts that evolve into something akin to old-school IDM. It’s an unsettling release, but it’s not disturbing: Y2K: New […]

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