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The Mechanical Man - Broken Gravity (BOSCOEXV22)

The Mechanical Man - Broken Gravity (BOSCOEXV22)
Premiere

Constipated minimalism, created in one single bedroom. Warm, dirty and full-bodied.The full album, 'Mechanical Soul', is to be released on Bosconi Extra Virgin on 23rd November, via 12" and...
Published: Thursday, 16th November 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Hirola - Hirola (Phantom Limb)

Hirola - Hirola (Phantom Limb)
Release Review

Earlier this year, I wrote about LTO's Storybook – a fresh take on 2000s electronica with a bedroom intimacy. Now, LTO is putting out another record. But this time, he’s joined forces...
Published: Wednesday, 15th November 2017
Author: Zuz Friday
Desmond Denker - Strawman (Modularfield)

Desmond Denker - Strawman (Modularfield)
Premiere

Evolving the sound structures of his past releases, Desmond Denker makes a second appearance this year with his new album: “And The Vague Theories”. Eleven tracks merge weightless vibes and...
Published: Tuesday, 14th November 2017
Author: Loose Lips
DIGGING: Vincent Neumann

DIGGING: Vincent Neumann
Interview & Mix

Many of the casual conversations with strangers in clubs in Berlin end up at a common topic: Berlin is not the same anymore. Many ravers claim this is true, even extraordinarily young ones, with native...
Published: Monday, 13th November 2017
Author: Clara Tehrani
MACHINE NUGGETS: Circuit Bending — A Love Letter

MACHINE NUGGETS: Circuit Bending — A Love Letter
Feature

Circuit bending came into my life around 2005. I'd read the SoundonSound article with Reed Ghazala and my interest was duly piqued. I sent away my trusty Roland TR 626 to be modified...
Published: Monday, 13th November 2017
Author: George Lazenbleep
Ravenmaster - Poppy Appeal (Broken Britain Cassettes)

Ravenmaster - Poppy Appeal (Broken Britain Cassettes)
Premiere

Broken Britain Cassettes returns this Remembrance Day with an appropriately sombre debut release from shadowy composer Ravenmaster. In Memoriam is an elegy for those lost to the great wars of the pastas...
Published: Friday, 10th November 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Bobby Pleasure (Needs - Not For Profit)

Bobby Pleasure (Needs - Not For Profit)
Interview

Needs (not-for-profit) is a brand new non-profit collective & record label, run by our good friend Bobby Pleasure.The concept is to use music as a medium to spread love, unity and the idea of giving...
Published: Tuesday, 7th November 2017
Author: Frederick Sugden
Hirola (LTO & edapollo)

Hirola (LTO & edapollo)
Interview

Esoteric electronic duo Hirola recently released their fantastic debut mini-album through new music group Phantom Limb, headed by FatCat alumnus James Vella and former Royal Albert Hall exec Mark Pearse.Hirola...
Published: Friday, 3rd November 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Lunchmeat Festival, Prague

Lunchmeat Festival, Prague
Event Review

Lunchmeat is one of Prague’s most progressive music festivals, and it has managed to consistently keep its finger on the fluctuating, bass infused, manifold pulses of electronic music. Despite the...
Published: Wednesday, 1st November 2017
Author: Zuz Friday
Dissolved - Hallucino Attics (Exm Remix) (Section 27)

Dissolved - Hallucino Attics (Exm Remix) (Section 27)
Premiere

14 minutes of your life very well spent!Glasgow-born, Canada-based producer, Dissolved, has been making his distinctive atmosphere-heavy, melodically-tinged electronics for over a decade, allied with Nonima...
Published: Saturday, 28th October 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Fluctuosa - Vulpina (SDAD002)

Fluctuosa - Vulpina (SDAD002)
Premiere

Keep your brain dancing!Vulpina is part of the album 'Gastropods', available from the 30th October here - https://sitdownandance.bandcamp.comARTIST PROFILE:https://www.facebook.com/Fluctuosa-1512969515619176Fluctuosa...
Published: Thursday, 26th October 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Ariadne's Labyrinth - Big Up Fussy (TM66)

Ariadne's Labyrinth - Big Up Fussy (TM66)
Premiere

Something rather special for the premiere today. Plaid-esque productions from the wonderful Sharon Subbarao.The whole album, 'Twists & Turns' is available from the 27th October on Touched Music...
Published: Wednesday, 25th October 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Ander B - Micro Jazz (BEEF084 Selected Works #1)

Ander B - Micro Jazz (BEEF084 Selected Works #1)
Premiere

Heady glitches & percussion...it's micro jazz!The 6-track Selected Works #1 V/A is available this Friday 27th October. You can pre-order here - http://classic.beatport.com/release/selected-works-number-1...
Published: Tuesday, 24th October 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Raw Silver - Thanatos EP

Raw Silver - Thanatos EP
Release Review

Raw Silver is Cypriot-born and Berlin-based producer and art/design practitioner Nico Stephou. The Thanatos EP is the most recent of a string of releases on labels such as Seagrave, Low Income $quad...
Published: Tuesday, 24th October 2017
Author: Max Dade
PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: US3 - Modern Fuckin' Jazz

PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: US3 - Modern Fuckin' Jazz
Feature

I turn to British jazz/hip hop group US3 this week with Modern Fucking Jazz. A slightly scattier piece than the others on their 'An Ordinary Day In An Unusual Place' album.I'm feeling lively...
Published: Sunday, 22nd October 2017
Author: Guy Paxman
Raw Silver - Thanatos (HE05)

Raw Silver - Thanatos (HE05)
Premiere

Delighted to today premiere the title track from RAW SILVER’s first EP release - a three piece leftfield/ambient techno release which reflects the concept of Death-Cleanse-Rebirth, hence the name...
Published: Friday, 20th October 2017
Author: Loose Lips
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