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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
Bosconi Gang Band - 150 - Snappy (BoscoGang0)

Bosconi Gang Band - 150 - Snappy (BoscoGang0)
Premiere

Syncopated mutant Funk speeding at 150 beats per minute with special guest A Guy Called Gerald!From Bosconi Gang Band's Big Mob At Manifattura Tabacchi LP on Bosconi Records.Out 15.01 on 12" and...
Published: Tuesday, 14th January 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Shades of Gray – Under My Skin LP

Shades of Gray – Under My Skin LP
Review

In the present world, we see less and less shades of grey (gray). Everything has to be black or white, awash with absolutes or at least made to feel that way. However, music is of course an entity that...
Published: Monday, 13th January 2020
Author: Harry Wootten
The BPM Continuum - Late 2019

The BPM Continuum - Late 2019
Feature

The end of the year is usually a slower moment for music industries, as releases normally abound in the few months prior, in time to be picked for December’s traditional tops. This seemed even truer...
Published: Monday, 13th January 2020
Author: Aurélien Background
Swarm Intelligence - Ultraware (Voitax 018)

Swarm Intelligence - Ultraware (Voitax 018)
Review

Berlin based label Voitax clearly has big plans for the turn of the decade, which will see it hitting the 20 release landmark with two forthcoming EPs scheduled for January 2020: a beautifully convoluted...
Published: Thursday, 9th January 2020
Author: Francesco Pastorelli
TZUSAN – BABAU

TZUSAN – BABAU
REVIEW

In recent years, there’s no doubt that the popularity of word-based art has skyrocketed, and as a result the quality, quantity and variety of associative works has all correlated positively. Some...
Published: Monday, 6th January 2020
Author: harry wootten
Gravitational Effect - You Know Frequency (PT001)

Gravitational Effect - You Know Frequency (PT001)
Premiere

Liège-based producer Gravitational Effect spins up the Funk valve to deliver a slick 80's tinted Electro Boogie number!From Bored in a Cosmic Network V/A EP on Planet Tapes.Out 13.01.2020 on...
Published: Sunday, 5th January 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Loose Lips' 2019 memories

Loose Lips' 2019 memories
Feature

An incredible year, a whirlwind...10 of our crew recount their finest memories from the last 12 months of Loose Lips escapades, closing out the decade in style...TOM BLAIN - DnB Fix editor / Manchester...
Published: Wednesday, 1st January 2020
Author: Crewdem
Howard Made's Sunday Jams: Shitmat - Snowman Theme

Howard Made's Sunday Jams: Shitmat - Snowman Theme
Feature

Seeing we are well into the festive period and Jesus' birthday is so nearly upon us and, like me, it's Sunday and you haven't been to bed yet...*breaths*...what's more enjoyable than abit...
Published: Sunday, 22nd December 2019
Author: Howard Made
In conversation Wirth Fatima Ferrari

In conversation Wirth Fatima Ferrari
interview

Back in November, I had the pleasure of hosting a very talented DJ on my radio show. Her name is Fatima Ferrari, she lives in The Hague, Nederlands and her name should ring a bell to anyone who attended...
Published: Wednesday, 18th December 2019
Author: Francesco Pastorelli
AMSH - Emoción Predominante Part2, La Vida (LE003)

AMSH - Emoción Predominante Part2, La Vida (LE003)
Premiere

Industrial piece tinted by a languorous duo of Piano and Trumpet. As its album title The Duel suggests, it immerses the listener into a contrasted bath of rough and thoughtful emotions.From AMSH&39...
Published: Wednesday, 18th December 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Howard Made's Sunday Jams: Sugababes - Freak Like Me

Howard Made's Sunday Jams: Sugababes - Freak Like Me
Feature

Sugababes are undoubtedly my favourite (and the best) girl band. This track was originally a bootleg by Richard X, mixing Gary Numen's Are Dreams Electric and Adina Doward........ He then got the Babez...
Published: Sunday, 15th December 2019
Author: Howard Made
Squane - Kamek (JBF012)

Squane - Kamek (JBF012)
Premiere

A club burner, pulsating over steel-like percussions. Tasty!From Squane's Venta EP on Jelly Bean Farm.Out 20.12 on digital - Pre-order: https://boomkat.com/products/vesta?taxon_id=107763https://soundcloud.com...
Published: Saturday, 7th December 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Lobec - 5am Nostalgia (Rico Casazza Remix) (FE029)

Lobec - 5am Nostalgia (Rico Casazza Remix) (FE029)
Premiere

Household name and long time friend Rico Casazza delivers a nostalgic trip equipped with dreamy pads and heartfelt vocals.From Lobec's 5AM Nostalgia EP  on Furthur Electronix.Out January...
Published: Thursday, 5th December 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Cleaverhype - COTL1 (SKOOP)

Cleaverhype - COTL1 (SKOOP)
Premiere

AKA Children Of The Lie 1; a hard hitting, anthemic Grime instrumental in the 8-bar tradition!From Cleaverhype's COTL EP on SKOOP.Out 13.12 on digital - Check for more at https://skoop.bandcamp.comhttps:...
Published: Thursday, 5th December 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Vedana Records - V.A Conexões Vol. 1.

Vedana Records - V.A Conexões Vol. 1.
Review

One of South America’s most exciting labels - Vedana Records returns with yet another stellar V.A. compilation. Founded in Santos in 2016 by Carolina Valdrighi, Rafael Aires, Rogério Soares...
Published: Wednesday, 4th December 2019
Author: Richard Meaney
JACKY POUND – GIMME MY MONEY EP

JACKY POUND – GIMME MY MONEY EP
review

Since its birth two years ago, Claptrap has released a handful of records from some lesser-known names, gathering speed and increased notoriety along the way. With artists like Donald Dust and Vanity Project...
Published: Tuesday, 3rd December 2019
Author: Harry Wootten
Outsider - Petrochemical (PDCOMP001)

Outsider - Petrochemical (PDCOMP001)
Premiere

Dripping and sticking refined petroleum beats!From PDCOMP001 V/A compilation on Pressure Dome.Out 6.12 on digital - Pre-order: https://fanlink.to/PDCOMP001https://soundcloud.com/pressuredome
Published: Tuesday, 3rd December 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Ekhe - New Kicks ft. Elvin Brandhi (Spooky Shit)

Ekhe - New Kicks ft. Elvin Brandhi (Spooky Shit)
Premiere

Ekhe and Elvin Brandhi team up to have a go at ripping you a new hole with this intense kick marathon!From Ekhe's Hed Fuq EP on Spooky Shit.Out 6.12 on digital - Pre-order: https://spookyshit.bandcamp.com...
Published: Monday, 2nd December 2019
Author: Loose Lips