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The power of Dave's 'Psycho'

The power of Dave's 'Psycho'
Feature

It’s amazing how important our mental welfare is, yet how little we discuss it. The moment you cut your finger you draw for a band aid, however a suicidal thought and you brush it off as nothingletting...
Published: Tuesday, 25th February 2020
Author: James Blake
CEILI – ROUGH N READY

CEILI – ROUGH N READY
review

Obscuur Records is a label that has been systematically pushing harsh, industrial techno for 5 years now. Based in Utrecht, the Netherlands, they’ve been putting out releases at an unbelievably prolific...
Published: Friday, 21st February 2020
Author: Harry Wootten
DNB Fix 007 - Bluematter - Real (LORELTD004)

DNB Fix 007 - Bluematter - Real (LORELTD004)
Premiere

We’ve been waiting a long time for this vinyl-only release from Bluematter—the collaboration between Jozef K & Thomas Ragsdale—on Bristol-based label Western Lore, run by Alex Eveson....
Published: Thursday, 20th February 2020
Author: Alex Honey
Jessica Walrus - Peachy Soundmask89 (MBC001)

Jessica Walrus - Peachy Soundmask89 (MBC001)
Premiere

From Massage Brain Cult's first vinyl release!  Jessica Walrus mash the amens up with a good dose a cerebral twists along the way!From √∆1 VA compilation on Massage Brain Cult.Out 20.02...
Published: Monday, 17th February 2020
Author: Loose Lips
MAELSTROM – HEAT WAVE EP

MAELSTROM – HEAT WAVE EP
review

There’s no two ways about it, the Mechatronica imprint has been steadily blowing up these last few years. Many electro fanatics religiously buy the Berlin labels’ records, and I would hazard...
Published: Sunday, 16th February 2020
Author: harry Wootten
Do the Du - Illusions ep

Do the Du - Illusions ep
review

In all honesty, I hadn’t heard of Do The Du until I was sent this record. As many of my friends know I almost accidentally consume knowledge (especially in terms of Music) with great ease, oftencausing...
Published: Saturday, 15th February 2020
Author: harry Wootten
Old School

Old School
Deep Cuts

Deep Cuts is a new multi-writer article format from Loose Lips. Members of our sprawling community are asked to share music and experiences along a shared theme. This month’s theme is Old School....
Published: Saturday, 15th February 2020
Author: Loose Lips
DnB Fix 006 - Alert & Waiting EP - FFF

DnB Fix 006 - Alert & Waiting EP - FFF
Feature

Alert & Waiting EP from Dutch producer FFF (Triple Times F) is seeing in this weeks fix as the latest vinyl release from the unstoppable driving force that is 7TH Storey Projects, a record label that...
Published: Friday, 14th February 2020
Author: Morgan Johnston
Moy - Megatherium (BTR003)

Moy - Megatherium (BTR003)
Premiere

An emotive epic of rolling breaks and trippy melodic bleeps!From Moy's Error 502 EP on Batrachian Records.Out 14.02.2020 on 12" - Pre-order: https://www.phonicarecords.com/product/moy-error-502-pre-order-batrachian...
Published: Tuesday, 11th February 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Nocturnerror - And When That Day Comes (AFN002)

Nocturnerror - And When That Day Comes (AFN002)
Premiere

Shattered beats, granulised into oblivion by label co-founder Nocturnerror. From Nocturnerror's Unnecessary album on A Flooded Need.Out 13.02.2020 on cassette and digital - Pre-order: https:/afloodedneed.bandcamp.com...
Published: Monday, 10th February 2020
Author: Loose Lips
XDCVR - *For Internal Use Only (OOH-018)

XDCVR - *For Internal Use Only (OOH-018)
Premiere

A dive into semi-generative sequencing and FM synthesis, exploring meaningful emotions with an attitude.From XDCVR's *1010010000 EP on OOH-sounds.Out 07.02.2020 - Pre-order: https://boomkat.com/products...
Published: Thursday, 6th February 2020
Author: Loose Lips
DnB Fix 005 - Hurt Someone - Chimpo, Slay & DRS

DnB Fix 005 - Hurt Someone - Chimpo, Slay & DRS
Feature

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner three lords of Manchester have chosen the perfect time to release this sexy Drum & Bass future anthem. DRS, Slay, and Chimpo team up on ‘Hurt...
Published: Thursday, 6th February 2020
Author: Footsoldier
Slipmatt

Slipmatt
Interview

Tomorrow, for the 4th edition of our Jungle/Hardcore event series in Manchester, we're welcoming an absolute legend, a man responsible for so much musical history that followed him...DJ Slipmatt!https:...
Published: Thursday, 6th February 2020
Author: Morgan Johnston
James Bangura - Broken Mind (VPR 18)

James Bangura - Broken Mind (VPR 18)
Premiere

Big bass kicks nonchalantly hit you in the face while you're rolling at the club!From James Bangura EP on Vanity Press.Out 14.02.2020 on 12" and digital -  Pre-order: https://www.rubadub.co.uk...
Published: Wednesday, 5th February 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Rico Casazza - Supercluster (DM005)

Rico Casazza - Supercluster (DM005)
Premiere

Prolific producer Rico Casazza delivers a dubby Electro number that satisfies both the head and the legs!From Rico Casazza's Purplewave EP on Dionysian Mysteries.Out 14.02.2020 on 12" and digital...
Published: Tuesday, 4th February 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Alfredo92 - Helfand (Axces Records)

Alfredo92 - Helfand (Axces Records)
Premiere

Crystalline percussive notes advancing alongside smoothly pulsating percussions into a mysteriousblue halo that sits on low frequencies...From Alfredo92's Helfand EP on Axces Records.Out 10.02.2020...
Published: Monday, 3rd February 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Jacob Kirkegaard – Opus Mors Event Invitation

Jacob Kirkegaard – Opus Mors Event Invitation
feature

What happens to us after we die? This question hasn’t ceased to fascinate, possibly scare and eventually occupy the minds of anyone who ever grasped the notion of one’s mortality. But whathappens...
Published: Saturday, 1st February 2020
Author: zuzana friday Hamm
DnB Fix 004 – Black Shield – Monty & Visages

DnB Fix 004 – Black Shield – Monty & Visages
Feature

This week we’re jumping in the deep end with a fresh release from 1985 Music; a label so closely entwined in Drum & Bass royalty it most certainly deserves your attention. Founded by Alix...
Published: Wednesday, 29th January 2020
Author: Tom Blain
Howard Made's Sunday Jams: My Chemical Romance - Mama

Howard Made's Sunday Jams: My Chemical Romance - Mama
Feature

Seeing as their new tour has just been announced and I'm fucking elated. You can all have a bowl of this, I will literally fight you if you say they're not a good band. Anyone who does a polka-esque...
Published: Sunday, 26th January 2020
Author: Howard Made
City Hues

City Hues
Deep Cuts

Deep Cuts is a new multi-writer article format from Loose Lips. Members of our sprawling community are asked to share music and experiences along a shared theme. This month’s theme is City Hues....
Published: Saturday, 25th January 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Jérome Caproni - Manon (Moon Beam Records)

Jérome Caproni - Manon (Moon Beam Records)
Premiere

Hazey piece of Electronica diving into Jazz and Dub territories with sensual saxophone silhouettes.From Jérome Caproni's Manon EP on Moon Beam Records.Out 27.01 on digital - Pre-order:http:...
Published: Friday, 24th January 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Gaffa - Mud Cup (SKOOP)

Gaffa - Mud Cup (SKOOP)
Premiere

Debut release from Gaffa on Edinburgh's very own SKOOP!On this number showcasing a talent for down and dirty Dubstep with a Lofi breaks flavour!From Gaffa's The Gaffa Tape album on SKOOP.Out now...
Published: Tuesday, 21st January 2020
Author: Loose Lips