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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
Dean Vincent - Somewhat Prophetic (VE019)

Dean Vincent - Somewhat Prophetic (VE019)
Premiere

Proceeding the well received Model 56k & DNoize EPs, Variant Electronic's new EP is a dual artist encounter, featuring Italy's DRT and UK's Dean Vincent.Our premiered selection is &#39Somewhat...
Published: Wednesday, 30th August 2017
Author: Loose Lips
DJ Luce (Greenhouse Effect)

DJ Luce (Greenhouse Effect)
Interview

Bristol-based House and Techno night Greenhouse Effect has been going from strength to strength over the past few months. At their summer event on the 11th of August, Loose Lips resident and editor Max...
Published: Tuesday, 29th August 2017
Author: Max Dade
Aportrait - Valky LP (Seagrave)

Aportrait - Valky LP (Seagrave)
Release Review

Seagrave Records has been running since 2014 and has racked up an impressive output in its relatively brief lifespan. A cassette-focused record label that also presses vinyl, it has attracted contributions...
Published: Tuesday, 29th August 2017
Author: Alex Davidson
V/A – SKP-VL:001 (Skoop Records)

V/A – SKP-VL:001 (Skoop Records)
Release Review

The Skoop boys are a fun-loving, hardworking group of MCs and producers operating in Scotland’s picturesque and perpetually wet capital, Edinburgh. A “mad God’s dream” for mostof...
Published: Tuesday, 29th August 2017
Author: Ross Devlin
PAXMAN'S BANK HOLIDAY JAM: Seu Jorge - Starman

PAXMAN'S BANK HOLIDAY JAM: Seu Jorge - Starman
Feature

Its a 'bank holiday jam' for this week only - partly because there's no work for y'all today..but partly because we were all on a mad one yesterday!Paxman's selection is from one very...
Published: Monday, 28th August 2017
Author: Guy Paxman
Microscopists - Ghost Payload (AR_73)

Microscopists - Ghost Payload (AR_73)
Premiere

This premiere explores post-industrial glitch, post-rock guitars, and post-apocalyptic lyrics...The album is released via Abstrakt Reflections on August 31st. Creative commons licence!ARTIST PROFILE:https:...
Published: Thursday, 24th August 2017
Author: Loose Lips
editor's pick: loose lips interviews dara smith (lakker)

editor's pick: loose lips interviews dara smith (lakker)
Feature

This week Hardy selects one of our earliest interviews. Loose Lips caught up with Dara Smith, half of Lakker, at his flat in Berlin. We talked about their new concept album ‘Struggle & Emerge...
Published: Wednesday, 23rd August 2017
Author: Matt Hardy, Fred Sugden, Romek Boyer
Stace Constantinou - Glowverse (The First Law Suite)

Stace Constantinou - Glowverse (The First Law Suite)
Premiere

Following up on his engaging guest appearance on our radio show a few weeks ago (loose-lips.co.uk/radio-shows), we are now delighted to premiere this abstract excursion from Stace's new 5-track EP.The...
Published: Tuesday, 22nd August 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Lars Huismann

Lars Huismann
Interview

With this week's mix series addition, comes another accompanying interview. Our good friend Jon Snow sat down with one of Berlin's best fist-pumpers.You are an up and coming techno producer, sitting...
Published: Monday, 21st August 2017
Author: Jon Snow
DIGGING: Juho Kusti

DIGGING: Juho Kusti
Feature

More often than not on Sundays, there he is by the DJ booth – dancing and observing. Our paths have crossed many times on different dance floors around Berlin, and as fellow techno nerds, we&rsquo...
Published: Thursday, 17th August 2017
Author: Clara Tehrani