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Scrubbed 001

Scrubbed 001
Feature

Scrubbed is a new column that attempts to take on the enormous, burgeoning cassette scene one piece at a time. The name comes from studio jargon for fast-forwarding or rewinding along a reel of tape to...
Published: Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
Author: Ross Devlin
Paral·lel Festival, Spain - 01-03/09/2017

Paral·lel Festival, Spain - 01-03/09/2017
Festival Review

In the distance, amongst the whispering pine trees and lingering mountain mist, the sound of a thumping kick-drum can be heard filtering through the valley. Located on a large plateau clearing just north...
Published: Monday, 2nd October 2017
Author: Vincent Morris
PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Claremont - Palace

PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Claremont - Palace
Feature

This week's Sunday Jam is from a good friend and an amazingly talented musician, Claremont.Taken from his new EP 'Nothing But Jade', the track Palace excels in combining high energy drum patterns...
Published: Sunday, 1st October 2017
Author: Guy Paxman
EDITOR'S PICK: DJ Guy’s Lost Tapes

EDITOR'S PICK: DJ Guy’s Lost Tapes
Feature

Some features are buoyed by great writing, others by great insight, but this piece succeeds by nature of pulling back the curtain on an artist's thoughts, however briefly. If nothing else, it's...
Published: Tuesday, 26th September 2017
Author: Loose Lips
DMX Krew - The Wiggly Worm (SRTX018)

DMX Krew - The Wiggly Worm (SRTX018)
Premiere

DMX Krew is welcomed back to Super Rhythm Trax with another EP crammed full of future classics.www.facebook.com/superrhythmtraxEnjoy the crafty jack of ‘The Wiggly Worm’...it doesn't stop...
Published: Tuesday, 26th September 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Visualising Sound Pt. II - Midnight Cowboy

Visualising Sound Pt. II - Midnight Cowboy
Feature

In trying to pick out a film for this, the second edition of Visualising Sound, I found myself trying to directly oppose my first feature on Under the Skin. If Mica Levi's soundtrack was knowinglyabrasive...
Published: Monday, 25th September 2017
Author: Blaise Radley
Lee Scott (Blah)

Lee Scott (Blah)
Interview

Ahead of this Friday's first ever Blah Records showcase in Manchester, hosted by yours truly, we fired some quick questions at the man who started it all...Sum up Blah records to an alien. I wouldn...
Published: Thursday, 21st September 2017
Author: Frederick Sugden & Patrick Mulhall
Field Maneuvers Festival, UK - 01-02/09/2017

Field Maneuvers Festival, UK - 01-02/09/2017
Event Review

It’s the beginning of September, the twilight of the summer, and, for me at least, of another year on this earth: as the season drew to a close, so did my 23rd year. Driving down to Field Maneuvers...
Published: Monday, 18th September 2017
Author: Franklin Dawson
Brainwaltzera - Poly-ana LP (FILM)

Brainwaltzera - Poly-ana LP (FILM)
Release Review

Out of the mists of online clouds of sound, a mysterious entity emerged with a collection of electronic music memories from various sources and periods. Brainwaltzera’s recordings first appearedas...
Published: Sunday, 17th September 2017
Author: Ognen Spiroski
Limited Resources: The 303

Limited Resources: The 303
Feature

It is a well known fact that certain synths or pieces of hardware have changed the course of dance music throughout the genre’s history; however, only the committed enthusiasts know why these bits...
Published: Friday, 15th September 2017
Author: Jack Bradbury
ENOTAKTIK 001

ENOTAKTIK 001
Interview & Premiere & Release Review

This Monday September 11th Kitkatone’s new label ENOTAKTIK was born. The first EP on the label has been playing on repeat on my iPod for the past couple of weeks and the more I listen to it, themore...
Published: Friday, 15th September 2017
Author: Clara Tehrani
Ad Hoc Records - David Burch, Sid Quirk & Taurtollo

Ad Hoc Records - David Burch, Sid Quirk & Taurtollo
Interview

Following Taurtollo's recent Bounded Palm EP on Manchester's Ad Hoc records, Frederick Sugden gathered some indispensable knowledge from the man himself and his 2 label bosses, Sid & David...-...
Published: Thursday, 7th September 2017
Author: Frederick Sugden
Editor's Pick: Peev - Inflict EP (NOSR007)

Editor's Pick: Peev - Inflict EP (NOSR007)
Release Review

This week's Editor's Pick by Blaise proves that quantity doesn't always equate to quality. A subtly short creative piece by Blake Creighton, it looks between the lines of each track on PEEV...
Published: Tuesday, 5th September 2017
Author: Blake Creighton
Rennie Foster

Rennie Foster
Interview

Ahead of his third full-length album, on his own RF imprint, we sat down with one of North America's finest...Rennie Foster!Hello Rennie! Thanks for chatting to Loose Lips today. We’re on a slightly...
Published: Friday, 1st September 2017
Author: Frederick Sugden
Suso Flores - 0009 3 (Stupid Color Squad)

Suso Flores - 0009 3 (Stupid Color Squad)
Release Review

In many ways, the trajectory of music since the 20th century has been one of questioning the boundaries between man and machine, the line between them a site of perpetual contestation. From the utter human...
Published: Friday, 1st September 2017
Author: Franklin Dawson
Monaco - Business EP (Claptrap)

Monaco - Business EP (Claptrap)
Release Review

As an owl calls out through the dense bushland that surrounds the local village, amidst the soft chirps of the crickets and rustling greenery, a small gathering of locals partake...
Published: Thursday, 31st August 2017
Author: Blake Creighton
Kitty Got Claws - Romance for the Lonely (Evoke)

Kitty Got Claws - Romance for the Lonely (Evoke)
Release Review

Erstwhile operating as a riot grrl channelling spoken word poet, Romance for the Lonely sees Kitty Got Claws (KGC) trade in her rhymes for a more vocal delivery with a quartet of emotionally charged songs.It...
Published: Thursday, 31st August 2017
Author: Franklin Dawson
Editor's Pick: JANICE

Editor's Pick: JANICE
Interview

This week's editor's pick revisits Clara Tehrani's feature on the identity and process of JANICE.Clara Tehrani joins Loose Lips to share DIGGINGS - a series of stories that take a deeper look...
Published: Wednesday, 30th August 2017
Author: Clara Tehrani