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Harvskyz - Unholy (Skoop)

Harvskyz - Unholy (Skoop)
Premiere

Anthemic Grime/Drill instrumental!Perth based Grime/Drill merchant, Harvskyz creates a brutal soundscape of jagged aggressive drums and growling buzzsaw-like basslines with his debut EP, Reality. The release...
Published: Thursday, 14th November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Huma - Eva (HEDREV00006)

Huma - Eva (HEDREV00006)
Premiere

Mayhem in the Garden of Eden! Excerpt from Huma's forthcoming album of the same name, a deep and technological tale of extremes! From Huma's Eva LP on Hedonic Reversal.Out 11.11 on 2x12...
Published: Friday, 8th November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Bradford Reed - Magnetoreception (YBZ027)

Bradford Reed - Magnetoreception (YBZ027)
Premiere

Driven by the pencilina, an instrument that Brooklyn-based experimental composer Bradford Reed invented, this brilliant piece of Avant-Guarde Jazz is only one example of Reed's latest output in 13years...
Published: Thursday, 7th November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Tudor Acid - Clevolati

Tudor Acid - Clevolati
Release Review

Tudor Acid’s new album Clevolati is a leap into the unknown for the artist as much as the listener, as he moves from hardware to coded instruments using Max/MSP. A decision born from circumstances...
Published: Thursday, 7th November 2019
Author: George Powell
Loose Lips DnB Fix 001 - Monument Banks

Loose Lips DnB Fix 001 - Monument Banks
Weekly Spotlight

Given the increasing popularity of our Jungle and Hardcore Marathon; it’s become pretty obvious to us here at Loose Lips that there was a specific genre not quite getting the love and attention it...
Published: Thursday, 7th November 2019
Author: Tom Blain
The BPM Continuum – October 2019

The BPM Continuum – October 2019
monthly feature

This new feature continues from a series of articles I published from October 2018 to April 2019 – The 140 Roundup. Back then I was exploring producers who were working fluidly in between stylesof...
Published: Wednesday, 6th November 2019
Author: Aurélien Background
Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Billy Joe Morgan - Stop Them

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Billy Joe Morgan - Stop Them
Feature

This weeks' selection comes from Billy Joe Morgan with Stop Them. This track is a personal favourite and Sunday classic to say the least. This is the only track that I've come across from Billy...
Published: Sunday, 3rd November 2019
Author: Kortzer
GALAXIAN – COMING UP FOR AIR EP

GALAXIAN – COMING UP FOR AIR EP
review

Mark Kastner of Glasgow, aka Galaxian, has been manufacturing genre-bending and undefined electronics for over 10 years now. Adorned in a menacing mask and helmet, his hallucinatory electro has steadily...
Published: Saturday, 2nd November 2019
Author: Harry Wootten
Dan Curtin - Resplendent (HUB002)

Dan Curtin - Resplendent (HUB002)
Premiere

From the vaults of Techno legend Dan Curtin, Resplendent is a volcanic, uptempo Disco-Techno number released alongside 3 other previously unreleased tracks from 1999 to 2001. Positive energy!From Dan Curtin...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
El James - Pick Up ([re]sources)

El James - Pick Up ([re]sources)
Premiere

FM-driven club assault, transforming from Techno into Jungly breaks!From HUMAN [RE]SOURCES Vol.3 V/A compilation on [re]sources.Out now on digital - https://resources.bandcamp.com/https://soundcloud.com...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Julia Star - In the Ocean I Depart

Julia Star - In the Ocean I Depart
Release Review

Julia Star reminds me of tv characters like Fleabag’s Claire and Broad City’s Iliana. She has Claire’s cutting anxiety and Iliana’s rockstar swagger, but what really brings them...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Will Soer
Yushh’s Broken Beat Badness

Yushh’s Broken Beat Badness
Feature

Ahead of her set at Loose Lips’ 5th anniversary night in Bristol, we asked local donnie Yushh to share some of the lush, hater-hushing sonic badassery that characterises her sets. The Pressure Dome...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Will Soer
Nachtamt (Hamburg)

Nachtamt (Hamburg)
Label Feature

It was almost a year ago that I first discovered the Hamburg-based label Nachtamt. I was browsing online when I encountered a preview for what was at the time their latest EP. I was immediately enthralled...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Richard John Meaney
Lente Kabinet

Lente Kabinet
festival review

My Festival Summer: Part One - An honest opinion on Dekmantel’s small sibling Lente Kabinet. Coinciding with a period of partial unemployment and low finances, this summer I wisely decided to...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Francesco pastorelli
Relaxer - Coconut Grove (Avenue 66)

Relaxer - Coconut Grove (Avenue 66)
Release Review

Brooklin’s artist Daniel Martin-McCormick is back after a year hiatus under his moniker Relaxer with Coconut Grove, a beautiful double EP comprising of 9 tracks navigating between Ambient and melodic...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Francesco Pastorelli
Active Ingredients - General Hot (CMSR002)

Active Ingredients - General Hot (CMSR002)
Premiere

A Classic Hip-Hop number, cooked by Inkswel and rapped by Stan Smith with a zest of swag.From Active Ingredients' The Middle EP on Cosmocities Records.Out 28.10 on 12" and out now on digital...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
ELMC - MELT

ELMC - MELT
Release Review

MELT is a fresh compilation released by the ELM Collective in digital format and limited edition cassette tapes (only 20 tapes - celebrating ELMC’s 20th release - congratulations!).It features 14...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Ognen Spiroski
AyGeeTee - Answers for Past Meetings (HE14)

AyGeeTee - Answers for Past Meetings (HE14)
Premiere

A steady, solid distorted beat giving the backdrop to vocals best described as "sounding like Fever Ray stuck in a microwave"!From AyGeeTee's Answers for Past Meetings on Honest Electronics.Out...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
pHL0giestone & Don Playa - Big Data (AAA012)

pHL0giestone & Don Playa - Big Data (AAA012)
Premiere

A collaboration between rapper Don Playa from Bitola and Skopje-based producer pHl0giestone aka ogie aka Dr. Ogie aka Analogie! Resulting in a tripped out, lysergically soaked Trap song!This is part of...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Delta Funktionen - GL T2C H3TR4 (CE032)

Delta Funktionen - GL T2C H3TR4 (CE032)
Premiere

Bootyshake-ready stripped down robot Funk!From Delta Funkionen's North Point EP on Cultivated Electronics.Out 28.10 on 12" - Pre-order: https://clone.nl/item57755.htmlhttps://soundcloud.com/cultivated-electronicshttps:...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Etur Usheo - XTC Groove (Too Rough 4 Radio)

Etur Usheo - XTC Groove (Too Rough 4 Radio)
Premiere

Etur Usheo undoubtedly brings the heat with a heavy breaks thumper “XTC Groove.” All the qualities that made 90s breaks so good are channelled here on ‘XTC’: carefully placed drops...
Published: Thursday, 31st October 2019
Author: Loose Lips
AAJA 1st B-Day

AAJA 1st B-Day
interview

Why did you choose MOT for the venue?Our first party at MOT was to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of AAJA Deptford, our live streaming and event space in SE London. MOT, if you haven't been, is a...
Published: Wednesday, 30th October 2019
Author: AAJA
galen tipton - gummy (w/ seth graham) (Orange Milk)

galen tipton - gummy (w/ seth graham) (Orange Milk)
Premiere

Frolicking in multicolour grass surrounded by affectionate flying insects and enjoying the moment is just one example of the genius collage album from galen tipton.From galen tipton's fake meat LPon...
Published: Wednesday, 30th October 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Nike Vomita - 3KONIKA (longtale Edt.) (EVEL Records)

Nike Vomita - 3KONIKA (longtale Edt.) (EVEL Records)
Premiere

Barcelona-based producer Nike Vomita features on the 5th instalment of the Adipem Fex Series, with a largerange of rhythms and tonal explorations. On 3KONIKA (longtale Edt.), first track of the EP, the...
Published: Monday, 28th October 2019
Author: Loose Lips