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Wiggle Turns 25!

Wiggle Turns 25!
release review

The modern world seems so far detached from the 1990’s, a decade which to me is characterised by cheesy movies, painful dial-up internet and iconic video-game consoles. It was a simpler time. The...
Published: Tuesday, 23rd July 2019
Author: Richard John meaney
Radge Granaten - Terkypits (S27-X)

Radge Granaten - Terkypits (S27-X)
Premiere

Soaring string work, brittle melodies and crunchy, obtuse machine rhythms which sum up the soul of the label.From S27-X (I) and S27-X (II) V/A compilation on Section 27.This compilation celebrates the10th...
Published: Monday, 15th July 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Versalife - Axion (VIS314)

Versalife - Axion (VIS314)
Premiere

The man behind Conforce delivers an Electro track harboring his well defined sonic palette.From Versalife's Machine Life on 20/20 Vision.Out 15.07 on digital. Vinyl is already available on https:...
Published: Thursday, 11th July 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Krimson Vial - Shadowe (HE13)

Krimson Vial - Shadowe (HE13)
Premiere

Light and darkness playing games in this deep Electronica number. From Krimson Vial's Pockets EP on Honest Electronics.Out now on digital - Order: https://honestelectronics.bandcamp.com/albumpockets-ep-he13https:...
Published: Wednesday, 10th July 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Ayrtan - Hyprin (TRF008)

Ayrtan - Hyprin (TRF008)
Premiere

Like a strong heartbeat that pumps an insulinated bass throughout an electrical venous system.From Ayrtan's TRF008 EP on Traffic MCR.Out now on digital - Order: https://trafficmcr.bandcamp.com/album...
Published: Tuesday, 9th July 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Derrick Carter at Sunnyside

Derrick Carter at Sunnyside
Event Review

Since Move D’s mind-blowing set at Sunnyside, I have been desperate to get back to the sun-kissed shoreline of Lake Ontario for another another instalment of their summer programme. Last weekendsaw...
Published: Monday, 8th July 2019
Author: Richard John Meaney
Night Shift x Frequencies Charity Cruise

Night Shift x Frequencies Charity Cruise
review

Two of Toronto’s hottest musical showcases took to the waves of Lake Ontario last Thursday for a great cause. The weekly dance-music staple; Nightshift, teamed up with monthly live-performance...
Published: Saturday, 6th July 2019
Author: Richard John Meaney
Petwo Evans - Oxford Bags (PTRX02)

Petwo Evans - Oxford Bags (PTRX02)
Premiere

A multi-faced, light generating monster stomping his way into the darkest of basements.From Petwo Evans' Petrax02 EP on Petrax.Out now on digital - Order: https://petwoevans.bandcamp.com/album...
Published: Friday, 5th July 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Poly Sone - Home killing is taping music (FND004)

Poly Sone - Home killing is taping music (FND004)
Premiere

Poly Sone delivers here a superb Lo-Fi Techno number, full of magnetic saturation and creating an ethereal sense of tension.From Assorted Pieces 2 V/A EP on Friendship & Decadence.Out now on 12&quot...
Published: Thursday, 4th July 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Joel John - White Chrysler (Plus Ultra)

Joel John - White Chrysler (Plus Ultra)
Premiere

A more pumping take on Dub Techno!From Joel John's White Chrysler EP on Plus Ultra.Out now on digital - Order: https://plusultralabel.bandcamp.com/album/white-chrysler-ephttps://soundcloud.com/plus-ultra-654507949https:...
Published: Wednesday, 3rd July 2019
Author: Loose Lips
dai-3 - unknown artist (hirō records)

dai-3 - unknown artist (hirō records)
Release Review

July 3rd marks the release of the third instalment in the anonymous and mysterious UK-based minimal project - hirō records. According to the label, the term 'hirō' roughly translates as &lsquo...
Published: Wednesday, 3rd July 2019
Author: Richard John Meaney
0010x0010 - Choose One (MFRQ003)

0010x0010 - Choose One (MFRQ003)
Premiere

Shifting modular rhythmic patterns and waves of analogue pads.From 0010x0010's MØDVLXXR album on Modular Freq.Out 15.07 on digital - Pre-Order: http://classic.beatport.com/release/m-dvlxxr/2612151https:...
Published: Tuesday, 2nd July 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Roots Manuva - Fighting For

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Roots Manuva - Fighting For
Feature

This week hails arguably the UK's greatest rapper, Roots Manuva. Fighting For screams Sunday jams to me, the track is a pensive emotional ballad and fits my Sunday down to the ground. Roots Manuvais...
Published: Sunday, 30th June 2019
Author: Kortzer
Cid Poitier - Earth Cry EP (Sub:Clef Records)

Cid Poitier - Earth Cry EP (Sub:Clef Records)
Release Review

For the Earth Cry EP, Cid Poitier made four compositions that take the listener on a journey through natural environments and through spheres of artificiality, while also managing to blur genres. In many...
Published: Saturday, 29th June 2019
Author: Lemarr Baqai
Kevin Richard Martin - Sirens (Room40)

Kevin Richard Martin - Sirens (Room40)
Release Review

I first heard Kevin Martin’s (aka The Bug) music in a film. I used to be a huge cinephile, and The Conversation (1974) was one of my favourite films. Coppola's classic really touched...
Published: Saturday, 29th June 2019
Author: Andrijan Apostolski
Agrippa - Dead Wait (Par Avion)

Agrippa - Dead Wait (Par Avion)
Release Review

Agrippa’s Dead Wait EP came out on May 31st on the UK-based producer's own label Par Avion. Over the four tracks, Agrippa continues with a sound he has crafted carefully through his previousreleases....
Published: Saturday, 29th June 2019
Author: Max Dade
Oberman Knocks - Triangulated Sorminn Fifth (AP014)

Oberman Knocks - Triangulated Sorminn Fifth (AP014)
Premiere

Like sliding down an organic tube made of alien flesh.From Remhex Coyles EP on aperture records.Out 05.07 on 12" and digital - Pre-order: https://aperturerecords.bandcamp.com/album/remhex-coyles-ephttps:...
Published: Thursday, 27th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
El Choop - Random Cell (MTUSB01)

El Choop - Random Cell (MTUSB01)
Premiere

Gentle hiss massaging your brain, dub chords soothing your mood and crackles reverberating in this ocean of calmness. This is translated very well in the video that accompanies it.From Metamaterial V/A...
Published: Tuesday, 25th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Wade Watts - 303 Colours (DMC006)

Wade Watts - 303 Colours (DMC006)
Premiere

From our resident T-Scale's retro-futuristic, video-game influenced alter ego comes an acidic, garagey, ghettotechy club banger!From DMC006 V/A compilation on Dionysian Mysteries.Out 10.07 on digital...
Published: Monday, 24th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Ze Roberto - Lotus 72D

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Ze Roberto - Lotus 72D
Feature

This week I've chosen Ze Roberto - 72D. In truth I know very little if anything about Roberto, and the lyrics go straight over my head, yet despite that this track powers through in terms of feeling...
Published: Sunday, 23rd June 2019
Author: Kortzer
K-Lone - Sine Language EP

K-Lone - Sine Language EP
Release Review

K-Lone’s Sine Language EP is the latest release to come out on the artist's own Bristol-based imprint Wisdom Teeth, which he runs with Facta. The synchronistic Sine Language EP slinks fluidly...
Published: Friday, 21st June 2019
Author: Max Dade
Fire At Work - Post Matter (MDS005)

Fire At Work - Post Matter (MDS005)
Premiere

Fire At Work redefines the terms "Broken Beat" and takes it quite literally, smashing the rhythm into particles.From Neurosmasher V/A compilation on Monolith Records.Out 24.06 on CD and digital...
Published: Friday, 21st June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Kallida Festival

Kallida Festival
Festival Review & Preview

As we head into July, a month which is on average the warmest month in the Northern Hemisphere, and which was named by the Roman Senate in honour of Roman general Julius Caesar's month of his birth...
Published: Friday, 21st June 2019
Author: Frederick Sugden & Joel Baker
Reinartz - Sirens Of Titan (Jollies)

Reinartz - Sirens Of Titan (Jollies)
Premiere

Lazers bursting out in the big dark vacuum of space, celestial objects colliding into each other, inter-dimensional beings passing through, ... So much is happening in the milky way!From Reinartz's...
Published: Friday, 21st June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Weith - Proficiency Certified Branlée (BSW005)

Weith - Proficiency Certified Branlée (BSW005)
Premiere

Hardcore raving for the modern-era!From Weith's Obsidian EP on Brainwaves.Out 26.06 on digital - Pre-order: https://brainwavescrew.bandcamp.com/album/obsidianhttps://soundcloud.com/brainwaves_crewhttps:...
Published: Friday, 21st June 2019
Author: Loose Lips