Robert Hood Vinyl, CD & tapes from this artist at Norman Records
Similar to Robert Hood:
Carl Craig, Floorplan, Octave One, Plastikman, Drexciya, Dopplereffekt, Jeff Mills, Shed, Kevin Saunderson, Juan Atkins, Planetary Assault Systems, Basic Channel
When truly groundbreaking records are made, they sound as fresh 25 years after their initial release as they did back in the day. This is most-certainly true of Robert Hood’s minimal techno masterpiece Internal Empire. The album has been remastered and re-cut on CD and 180g vinyl and will be released through its original label, Tresor.
- Vinyl Double LP (TRESOR27LP)
The latest instalment in the ever-growing catalogue of stellar mixes in the 'DJ-Kicks' series arrives from truly a giant. It's pioneering Detroit techno legend Robert Hood of course. The Motor City's very own, and a founding member of Underground Resistance with Banks and Mills, Hood laid down a blueprint for minimal techno. His DJ-Kicks here presents a crucial, timeless snapshot of techno history: 22 tracks on a mixed CD including 4 of his own, new exclusives to this release. Also on double unmixed LP, on !K7.
- Vinyl Double LP (K7376LP)
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The Vision is an alias of a certain Robert Hood, the Detroit techno mastermind. Spectral Nomad dates back to 1996, when its tightly-packed minimal style caused a stir among the deep listeners and the club rollers alike. Saying that, these four tracks can still turn heads today. This exciting 12” re-press is courtesy of Metroplex.
One of the foremost figures in minimal techno since the beginning of the 1990s, Robert Hood is still going strong. ‘Low Life’ accompanies a wonky little organ motif with a stomping tempo, ‘Go’ goes deep with a samba layout and minimal bleeps, while highlight ‘Clocks’ ingeniously switches up layers of stuttering snares over a windy, rubbery bed. It all comes off as very deftly composed, dynamic and lush.
- Vinyl 12" (MPM30)
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Robert Hood / Floorplan
This 12” vinyl was originally released in limited edition in 1996, Rush Hour have repressed this Robert Hood classic for everyone to enjoy once again. Hood’s Floorplan series created to incredible funky disco house. The original mix is perfectly minimal in its groove, and the club 246 mix features a sample from Kool & The Gang - Open Sesame.
- Vinyl 12" (RH-RH 1)
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Detroit techno legend Robert Hood has been plenty busy dropping gospel-tinged workouts as Floorplan in recent years, with Paradygm Shift being his first album since 2012. Arriving on Dutch dance music hub Dekmantel, it’s a return to the minimalistic, raw techno Hood pioneered, revealing the soul within the machines. It’s high time techno switched gears, ‘cause the man from the Motor City said so.
Robert Hood completes a three part techno odyssey with a final 12", one track, one side. On the A we're on a stripped back, hypnotic polymetric journey; the B side meanwhile swings the groove out almost into deep house. These two cuts compliment each other, clearly the work of a celebrated Detroit pioneer.
Techno authority figure Robert Hood issues further dancefloor missives from his Detroit fiefdom. Paradygm Shift - Volume II treats us to two fiercely focused tracks that barrel along on pulsing minimal rhythms and intense synth patterns. These cuts will suck you in all the way. 12” on Dekmantel.
Underground Resistance founder and Detroit techno legend Robert Hood joins up with his daughter Lyric Hood to form the Floorplan alias on M-Planet. Let the Church EP on 12” vinyl is precise, formal minimal techno that never loses sight of its soulful roots. Fatherhood hasn’t softened Hood’s love of dense electronic music.
Synth-pop dudes Junior Boys recently released their first album in half a decade, and they’ve been welcomed back in the best possible way: by having the legendary Robert Hood one of the album’s tracks! Big Black Coat gets sliced and diced into a full-on 9-minute floorfiller: the Boys must be chuffed. 12” on Dan Snaith’s Jiaolong imprint.
Robert Hood’s Minimal Nation is a pretty serious player in terms of Techno albums, making a massive impact when it landed in 1994. Here it is remastered and reissued onto three whole slabs of white vinyl, with two rare unreleased / rare tracks thrown in. The set also contains a CD. Impressive collection, from M-Plant.
Founding member of Underground Resistance and minimal techno originator Robert Hood returns on Dekmantel. Paradygm Shift - Volume 1 is the debut of a new project from Hood, one that involves the Detroit icon updating and refining his sound, without losing his raw edge. This is hard and metallic machine music, powered by beautiful melodies.
Robert Hood underlines the importance of maintaining multiple aliases by releasing under two different names on the 12”, both under his own name and as Floorplan. Serious dance power on both sides from this consummate professional: I’m moving in my seat to ‘Shaker’ right now. On EPM.
There’s something kinda poignant about the fact "Never Grow Old" - featured here on the second of this 3-CD set - has been one of the biggest techno tracks of the last year. After 20 years of making high-tech soul -- and despite a turn to God -- Robert Hood’s work still sounds like something from the future, and not even in a kitsch way. Plus, massive props to anybody who can make a gospel track work on the Berghain dancefloor.
One of many coming EPs to celebrate the 20 year existence of the M-Plant label, the Mark Broom Edits are just a piece of the massive techno landslide you might be caught under, if you don’t watch out. Remixing classics of Robert Hood, Mark Broom gives a new air to some classic Robert Hood tracks.
Robert Hood continues to see techno as a genre in infinite flux and refuses to stop making it; Eleven is the latest product of his tireless work, offering two original tracks that continue to hone the traditions of techno, minimising technique to maximise impact. As always, his work is supremely balanced.