While planning getting together a bunch of dutch old-skool hardcore tunes to get on vinyl, I noticed that the sound of Makina can certainly compliment the minimal nature of dutch HC. The only problem there is that I don't know much about Makina at all. Time to learn a few things, then!
-Can anyone here recommend me essential Makina labels?
-What exactly is the history of Makina? Wikipedia and Google isn't helping me much.
-There seems to be an overlap between Makina and UK Hardcore, where the bassdrum features tonal stabs on the offbeat. I'd prefer to stay away from this style, keeping with the minimal style of dutch HC. Here's an example of what I'm looking for: