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Francis Redman’s Hopeful Dawn

Francis Redman’s Hopeful Dawn
PICKS

Well here we are, 2021 has begun and I am already exhausted, to be honest I can barely gather the strength to write this introduction. But I am writing it, I’m still pouring my free time and effort...
Published: Tuesday, 5th January 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Herzel - Moving As Thing

Herzel - Moving As Thing
Premiere + Free Download

A moody leftfield number from innovative Macedonian producer Herzel, who features on our Loose Lips Live Session #33!Available as a free download from our Soundcloud:https://soundcloud.com/herzel
Published: Monday, 4th January 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Musicians to look out for in 2021

Musicians to look out for in 2021
Feature

As we end a truly odd and challenging year, we've asked some of our crew and extended family to look forward, onwards and upwards - sharing some musical excitement!Jack Beattie: pqNilihoxica&39...
Published: Thursday, 31st December 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Nana's Sunday Jams: 2020 Retrospective

Nana's Sunday Jams: 2020 Retrospective
Feature

[Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist.]What’s up Sunday Jammers! This is your editor Will Soer speaking. Our weekly Sunday Jams feature has been...
Published: Thursday, 31st December 2020
Author: Will Soer
DnB Fix 41 - Molecular - Skank EP

DnB Fix 41 - Molecular - Skank EP
Feature

This week’s DNB FIX sees us going in on a heavy roll with Molecular on his Skank EP which has just dropped on Sofa Sound. A bit like popping candy, this set of tunes is one sweet and explosive fill...
Published: Wednesday, 30th December 2020
Author: Liohness
Impact Driver's Serotonin

Impact Driver's Serotonin
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Serotonin. What a playlist theme ay? You might imagine a serotonin playlist simply gathering good music, or any music that sounds good when you're munching chunks of cheek and seeing God in the process....
Published: Monday, 28th December 2020
Author: Loose Lips
'Charity Waxmas EP - Acid Waxa' “IT’S CHRISTMASSSS!”

'Charity Waxmas EP - Acid Waxa' “IT’S CHRISTMASSSS!”
Review

Your eyes spring open, you jump up out of your deep hibernation pod. Your Amazon incorporated Alexa smart-home shouts at you through every wall, floor, ceiling, cupboard and orifice with a synthesisedvocal...
Published: Saturday, 26th December 2020
Author: Morgan Johnston
JFM - Magic Moments

JFM - Magic Moments
Premiere

Using Art of Noise's classic Moments in Love's main riff as a backdrop, also referenced in the title, JFM create a sweet uplifting dance track that reflects on his life experiences during thisdoomed...
Published: Thursday, 24th December 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Seamouse - Floating Cubes

Seamouse - Floating Cubes
Premiere

Floating Cubes is a deep and soothing journey through organic drums, lush pads and sky-high, soaring synths.From Seamouse's Simultaneity EP on eel.Out now on tape, CD and digital - https:...
Published: Tuesday, 22nd December 2020
Author: Loose Lips
LNR's Velocities Of Thought

LNR's Velocities Of Thought
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Christ. What a time to be alive ay!!?? We’ll remember this past Saturday for the rest of our lives, mark my words. Britain is stuck in a solidified loop that has swallowed up the winter, everything...
Published: Monday, 21st December 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Luke Vibert - Trouble (Balkan Vinyl)

Luke Vibert - Trouble (Balkan Vinyl)
Premiere

Xmas season is coming and Balkan is dropping this surprise, burning hot wax weapon! A split EP featuring Luke Vibert and Posthuman in full ecstatic rave mode. Trouble is a juicy electro cut filled...
Published: Sunday, 20th December 2020
Author: Loose Lips
4 Years of The Black Hole

4 Years of The Black Hole
Compilation Release

Our current circumstances may prevent us from raving safely amongst one another on the dance floor, but that shouldn’t stop us from celebrating 4 wondrous years of The Black Hole in a virtual dimension.On...
Published: Saturday, 19th December 2020
Author: Alex Honey
Turk & Fin's Hearty Dance Tales

Turk & Fin's Hearty Dance Tales
Picks

gyargh, ok ok ok, what time is it? FUCK it's 2pm no wayyyy wow I really went hard at that zoom party last night, I think I might have shown my weed collection to a bunch of my colleagues, ah well twas...
Published: Friday, 18th December 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Rave Memories: Kim Cosmik

Rave Memories: Kim Cosmik
Feature

Here we continue our exploration of those social experiences that are so precious to so many of us; often facilitated by amazing soundsystems, great company and inspiring curation.In our new bi-monthly...
Published: Friday, 18th December 2020
Author: Kim Cosmik
Bandoe - Levels (P45S002)

Bandoe - Levels (P45S002)
Premiere

Bass-led dark 2-step number that should be played at very high level!From Bandoe's Sidewinder / Levels EP on P45 Sound.Out now on digital - https://p45sound.bandcamp.comhttps://soundcloud.compfortyfive...
Published: Friday, 18th December 2020
Author: Loose Lips
DnB Fix 40 - Altern8 - Hard Crew

DnB Fix 40 - Altern8 - Hard Crew
Feature

25 years after blasting onto the scene with massive singles like ‘Frequency’, Altern 8 have returned.  This week's Dnb Fix takes a closer look at Hard Crew, in all it's remixed...
Published: Thursday, 17th December 2020
Author: Jack Woodward
Till Krüger - Distance (200 Records)

Till Krüger - Distance (200 Records)
Premiere

A deeply soothing dubby number, calmly massaging any overworked synapses.From Till Krüger's Gravity LP on 200 Records.Out now on 2x12" and digital - https://till-krueger.bandcamp.com/album...
Published: Thursday, 17th December 2020
Author: Loose Lips
REEKO – Dualidad

REEKO – Dualidad
release review

Reeko’s latest release on his own Mental disorder imprint is a work of art. Rough and elegant in equal parts, Dualidad is a sonic exploration of the evasive border where noise and music meet. Itinvites...
Published: Tuesday, 15th December 2020
Author: Clara Tehrani
Anzola's Daytrip

Anzola's Daytrip
Picks

Well hello there sweet friends of mine! I recently got a noise complaint from my downstairs neighbours; I've been blasting house and techno everyday in an attempt to induce productivity, particularly...
Published: Monday, 14th December 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Nana's Sunday Jams: Damaged Goods - Gang Of Four

Nana's Sunday Jams: Damaged Goods - Gang Of Four
Feature

Yes Sunday Jammers. So, hope you are well. Have you managed to catch any of the lights around the city? Feels extra special this year, I stood in the glow and felt like I was shaking off the blanket of...
Published: Sunday, 13th December 2020
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
Double Sustenance

Double Sustenance
Deep Cuts

So here we are, two years after I started gathering Deep Cuts contributions, one year after we published the first multi-writer article 'Head Space'. I talked about the upsetting UK election results...
Published: Saturday, 12th December 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Lord Grey - Drawn Out (Chameleon Audio)

Lord Grey - Drawn Out (Chameleon Audio)
Premiere

A dark instrumental drill track by Lord Grey on Chameleon Audio's end of year compilation with 19 tracks of UK bass and urban underground beats!From Chameleon Audio Vol.5 V/A compilation, featuring...
Published: Friday, 11th December 2020
Author: Loose Lips
DnB Fix 039 – Kasra - Let it Slide

DnB Fix 039 – Kasra - Let it Slide
Feature

All rise for King Kasra, the man that gifted Critical Records to the world. This week's DnB Fix features another treat from the pioneering boss himself. With his latest release "Let It Slide&quot...
Published: Wednesday, 9th December 2020
Author: Shaun Baker
Amis - Same Cloud (Dub) (Skoop)

Amis - Same Cloud (Dub) (Skoop)
Premiere

Edinburgh-based Skoop collective has been working hard this year with a plethora of slick releases.From this new one from Amis, we have the title track's version diving into dubby territories withdrill-ish...
Published: Monday, 7th December 2020
Author: Loose LIps