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Brain Rays & Neil Landstrumm

Brain Rays & Neil Landstrumm
Interview

In September 2017, Ben Hudson, aka Brain Rays, kicked off his Dobwalls Gateway release series - 4 EPs in 4 months, full of fugged-out beats and warm tones. The first, which came out a few weeks back, harnessed...
Published: Wednesday, 18th October 2017
Author: Frederick Sugden
Quimper - Little Legs for Little Eggs

Quimper - Little Legs for Little Eggs
Release Review

As the liner notes exclaim, “Your time has come and gone. There are only eggs now.” So too are we reminded of our own temporal existence and the unfurling, unending and unpredictable stream...
Published: Tuesday, 17th October 2017
Author: Max Dade
Nathalia Petkova (Experiment Intrinsic Festival)

Nathalia Petkova (Experiment Intrinsic Festival)
Interview

Could you give me a recap of how Experiment Intrinsic started and how it has evolved into a festival?Intrinsic was born in search of a new experience and longing for a self-expression. Being involved in...
Published: Tuesday, 17th October 2017
Author: Zuz Friday
Yilan - Contortion​/​Exoskeleton (LS001)

Yilan - Contortion​/​Exoskeleton (LS001)
Release Review

With regular air play on Rinse FM from artists such as Swamp81’s Lamont and forever mind bending UK pioneer Mumdance, Yilan is a producer with a promising and refreshing take on producing steppybass...
Published: Monday, 16th October 2017
Author: Joel Baker
PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Brian Bennett - Pendulum Force

PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Brian Bennett - Pendulum Force
Feature

This week, I'm turning to synth wizard and overlord Brian Bennett, with a track taken from his album, 'Voyage'. Whilst the whole album does sound like a fantastic space voyage, the catchy bassline...
Published: Sunday, 15th October 2017
Author: Guy Paxman
PEEV

PEEV
Interview

With a career spanning almost 2 decades, producer, DJ and previous manager of the Airflex Labs label, PEEV has been consistently active in forging alliances between the cutting edge of French and British...
Published: Wednesday, 11th October 2017
Author: Eleanor Gribbin
Earth Movement Vol. 1

Earth Movement Vol. 1
Release Review

The first volume of the Earth Movement compilation series sees eight UK-based artists from a bass/dnb background forego the rolling beats and chopped up drums in order to stay within the restrains of a...
Published: Wednesday, 11th October 2017
Author: Andrej Ancevski
Masaki Uchida

Masaki Uchida
Interview & Mix

Following up on last Friday's 12th label release on Loose Lips, we're proud to present the first ever mix and interview from the man behind the album...the mysterious Masaki Uchida.The debut album...
Published: Tuesday, 10th October 2017
Author: Frederick Sugden
PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Yaeji - New York 93

PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Yaeji - New York 93
Feature

Hypnotic repetitive rhythms meet calming melodies. New York 93 is a slow bumping groover.Make sure to also check out the slightly more up tempo, breakbeat remix by Baba Stiltz.
Published: Sunday, 8th October 2017
Author: Guy Paxman
Group Rhoda - June (DE186)

Group Rhoda - June (DE186)
Premiere

Exploring the arc of songwriting, interwoven into stark electronic environments, creating a bridge between the corporeal and dream world.Wilderless is available now on vinyl at http://www.darkentriesrecords.com.ARTIST...
Published: Sunday, 8th October 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Zuzu's Label of the Month: You Might Not Like This

Zuzu's Label of the Month: You Might Not Like This
Feature

You Might Not Like This – But You Likely MightAs a kid, I remember watching all sorts of music styles on cable TV. It was OK to love Ozzy and Madonna at the same time, for pop artists like Debbie...
Published: Saturday, 7th October 2017
Author: Zuz Friday
Mesak - Spirit Ahoy (VTX006)

Mesak - Spirit Ahoy (VTX006)
Interview & Premiere

Mesak hails from the ground zero of modern Finnish electronic music, both mentally and geographically. The Turku-based musician has enjoyed a two decade career in some of the most fascinating nooks and...
Published: Friday, 6th October 2017
Author: Frederick Sugden
End of the Road

End of the Road
Festival Review

With each successful year, End of the Road climbs higher into the public consciousness, and is now firmly entrenched as one of the best festival weekends that England has to offer. The rich greenery of...
Published: Thursday, 5th October 2017
Author: Joseph Fuller
Scrubbed 001

Scrubbed 001
Feature

Scrubbed is a new column that attempts to take on the enormous, burgeoning cassette scene one piece at a time. The name comes from studio jargon for fast-forwarding or rewinding along a reel of tape to...
Published: Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
Author: Ross Devlin
Paral·lel Festival, Spain - 01-03/09/2017

Paral·lel Festival, Spain - 01-03/09/2017
Festival Review

In the distance, amongst the whispering pine trees and lingering mountain mist, the sound of a thumping kick-drum can be heard filtering through the valley. Located on a large plateau clearing just north...
Published: Monday, 2nd October 2017
Author: Vincent Morris
PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Claremont - Palace

PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Claremont - Palace
Feature

This week's Sunday Jam is from a good friend and an amazingly talented musician, Claremont.Taken from his new EP 'Nothing But Jade', the track Palace excels in combining high energy drum patterns...
Published: Sunday, 1st October 2017
Author: Guy Paxman
EDITOR'S PICK: DJ Guy’s Lost Tapes

EDITOR'S PICK: DJ Guy’s Lost Tapes
Feature

Some features are buoyed by great writing, others by great insight, but this piece succeeds by nature of pulling back the curtain on an artist's thoughts, however briefly. If nothing else, it's...
Published: Tuesday, 26th September 2017
Author: Loose Lips
DMX Krew - The Wiggly Worm (SRTX018)

DMX Krew - The Wiggly Worm (SRTX018)
Premiere

DMX Krew is welcomed back to Super Rhythm Trax with another EP crammed full of future classics.www.facebook.com/superrhythmtraxEnjoy the crafty jack of ‘The Wiggly Worm’...it doesn't stop...
Published: Tuesday, 26th September 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Visualising Sound Pt. II - Midnight Cowboy

Visualising Sound Pt. II - Midnight Cowboy
Feature

In trying to pick out a film for this, the second edition of Visualising Sound, I found myself trying to directly oppose my first feature on Under the Skin. If Mica Levi's soundtrack was knowinglyabrasive...
Published: Monday, 25th September 2017
Author: Blaise Radley
Lee Scott (Blah)

Lee Scott (Blah)
Interview

Ahead of this Friday's first ever Blah Records showcase in Manchester, hosted by yours truly, we fired some quick questions at the man who started it all...Sum up Blah records to an alien. I wouldn...
Published: Thursday, 21st September 2017
Author: Frederick Sugden & Patrick Mulhall
Field Maneuvers Festival, UK - 01-02/09/2017

Field Maneuvers Festival, UK - 01-02/09/2017
Event Review

It’s the beginning of September, the twilight of the summer, and, for me at least, of another year on this earth: as the season drew to a close, so did my 23rd year. Driving down to Field Maneuvers...
Published: Monday, 18th September 2017
Author: Franklin Dawson
Brainwaltzera - Poly-ana LP (FILM)

Brainwaltzera - Poly-ana LP (FILM)
Release Review

Out of the mists of online clouds of sound, a mysterious entity emerged with a collection of electronic music memories from various sources and periods. Brainwaltzera’s recordings first appearedas...
Published: Sunday, 17th September 2017
Author: Ognen Spiroski
Limited Resources: The 303

Limited Resources: The 303
Feature

It is a well known fact that certain synths or pieces of hardware have changed the course of dance music throughout the genre’s history; however, only the committed enthusiasts know why these bits...
Published: Friday, 15th September 2017
Author: Jack Bradbury