As Function, David Sumner has created some of techno’s most enduring and beloved works. Tracks like “Disassociate,” “Inter,” “Psychic Warfare” and “Golden Dawn” can stick with you for years. In collaboration with Regis and Silent Servant as Sandwell District, he made groundbreaking and essential records that defined a template many still adhere to today. Tocay, his Infrastructure label continues to release exceptional EPs by artists as bright as Rrose, Damon Wild, and more. Max Watts is a talent to watch for. His Limited Network label specializes in gritty, swung Midwest techno with attitude to spare. NY favorite Lychee balances the night with dubby spaciousness and undertow grooves.