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Rico Casazza - Acid Drama (FLR054)

Rico Casazza - Acid Drama (FLR054)
Premiere

This premiere is the first time we've premiered a track from the same artist. Rico Casazza was the man behind 'Yaman', the first ever track we premiered on Loose Lips!This time round, we have...
Published: Monday, 13th March 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Figure-Ground - Desperation (SS008)

Figure-Ground - Desperation (SS008)
Premiere

This new premiere comes from Figure-Ground's forthcoming album, ‘Out Of The Shadows', to be released on Shadow Story. Our pick, 'Desperation', grows from industrial recordings into...
Published: Sunday, 12th March 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Əˈmas @ Total Refreshment Centre - 26/02/17

Əˈmas @ Total Refreshment Centre - 26/02/17
Event Review

Əˈmas are a creative music and technology collective, formed, ‘for like-minded people to join together spontaneously and take control of their sound’.  Having started as some friends...
Published: Wednesday, 8th March 2017
Author: George Lazenbleep
L.I.K.R. by Aristocrats

L.I.K.R. by Aristocrats
Release Review

Boasting an array of acclaimed rappers—Split Prophets, Laid Blak and Buggsy to name but a few—Bristol continues to be a musical hotbed for UK hip-hop. Among a wave of young and inventive MCs...
Published: Tuesday, 7th March 2017
Author: Ivo Parker
MACHINE NUGGETS: Lazenbleep live

MACHINE NUGGETS: Lazenbleep live
Feature

Welcome to the first edition of ‘Machine Nuggets’, a Loose Lips feature looking at the equipment and process behind electronic music production and performance.I'm George Lazenbleep, engineer...
Published: Thursday, 2nd March 2017
Author: George Lazenbleep
ZUZU'S LABEL OF THE MONTH: Through My Speakers

ZUZU'S LABEL OF THE MONTH: Through My Speakers
Feature

It’s a cold night in the beginning of February and I’m waiting in a yard to do an interview about Through My Speakers. Until the very last moment, I’m not sure about who will take part...
Published: Wednesday, 1st March 2017
Author: Zuz Friday
T-Scale - повѕорувања (X-Change V/A)

T-Scale - повѕорувања (X-Change V/A)
Premiere

This premiere comes from our very own resident T-Scale - it's a live take made whilst he was in Macedonia. It combines slow industrial beats with jarring soundscapes. The track is featured on a new...
Published: Sunday, 26th February 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Gianni Brezzo - Hybrid (DJ006)

Gianni Brezzo - Hybrid (DJ006)
Premiere

Our new premiere takes a track from 'tak €2', a new album released on Cologne-based label, Dorfjungs. The album features 8 tracks, recorded by different Cologne-based musicians, and then composed...
Published: Saturday, 25th February 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Notzing - Fallen (TARV001)

Notzing - Fallen (TARV001)
Premiere

Taro Records celebrates its first year on the planet with a free to download compilation album featuring 15 original tracks from artists old and new. It serves as a great introduction to the label sound...
Published: Thursday, 23rd February 2017
Author: Loose Lips
MSM - Ocean (TF039)

MSM - Ocean (TF039)
Premiere

Today's premiere is damn suitable for a Sunday! It introduces the forthcoming Klosur EP from Metropolitan Soul Museum (MSM) on Trunkfunk Records.Our choice is ‘Ocean’, which builds a groove...
Published: Sunday, 19th February 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Idris King - Squad (La Classe)

Idris King - Squad (La Classe)
Premiere

We met him last year just before he left London for Lagos where he is now based. In 2014 he released his first project. Today we are happy to premiere Squad as the first single off his upcoming EP titled...
Published: Thursday, 16th February 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Esteban Adame - Descendants EP (EPM Music)

Esteban Adame - Descendants EP (EPM Music)
Release Review

Having had a steady output since 2009 on labels like Motech and his own ICAN Productions, Los Angeles-based DJ and producer, Esteban Adame, returns to EPM Music with his fourth release, the Descendants...
Published: Wednesday, 15th February 2017
Author: Fred Day
Tippa Lee - Salute The Veteran (RR001)

Tippa Lee - Salute The Veteran (RR001)
Premiere

From the remote township of Te Mata, in the rugged hills of New Zealand, comes a new imprint following in the tradition of mid-80s rub-a-dub from an often overlooked corner of dancehall culture.The brainchild...
Published: Monday, 13th February 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Ten Year Cultivated Electronics V/A

Ten Year Cultivated Electronics V/A
Release Review

As Cultivated Electronics celebrate their tenth anniversary, label head Sync24 finishes a run of five collaborative releases that commemorate the label’s decade in the game with this: the 20th release....
Published: Monday, 13th February 2017
Author: Joel Baker
Russian Circles - Guidance (Sargent House)

Russian Circles - Guidance (Sargent House)
Release Review

Russian Circles brought out Guidance in August 2016 but this album could be from any year from the last couple of decades - at least at any point since the creation of instrumental Post-Rock. And by not...
Published: Sunday, 12th February 2017
Author: Daniel Ball
Bonasforsa - Harvey (LBDIGITAL001)

Bonasforsa - Harvey (LBDIGITAL001)
Premiere

‘Uno’ is the first release by the duo and takes a strong influence from a combination of Jazz and Deep house. The pairs rather leftfield approach to composition explores broken beat drums and...
Published: Sunday, 5th February 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Swardz - Lavender Salad (VAR015)

Swardz - Lavender Salad (VAR015)
Premiere

This track comes from Swardz's first label release, on Irish techno institution, Variance. The second track on the release, Lavender Salad, is a piece of good old traditional banging techno, with persistent...
Published: Friday, 3rd February 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Chris Smith (CPU Records)

Chris Smith (CPU Records)
Interview

“It’s like Egyptian Lover jammed with Peter Westheimer” (Bleep.com) Well, what a busy last few months it’s been for all of us, I’m sure I’m not alone in sayingthat...
Published: Thursday, 2nd February 2017
Author: Rachel Burkitt
Contemporary Dance V/A (Opal Tapes)

Contemporary Dance V/A (Opal Tapes)
Release Review

An indispensable platform for the most heavily textured abstract electronic music, Stephen Bishop’s Opal Tapes has sprung into the New Year with a fresh compilation packed full of murky, grueling...
Published: Tuesday, 31st January 2017
Author: Fred Day