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EDITOR'S PICK: Eraldo Bernocchi interview

EDITOR'S PICK: Eraldo Bernocchi interview
Feature

We hereby launch our Editors’ Pick Series, where each week one of our editors will select a favourite piece from the last two years. To kick it off, Matthew offers a throwback to this Eraldo Bernocchi...
Published: Tuesday, 1st August 2017
Author: Matthew Hardy
L-R: The L-R EP (null+void)

L-R: The L-R EP (null+void)
Release Review

Following up from Shinra's Ball and Chain EP, London-based label null+void recordings present L-R, a trio operating in the realms of electro, techno, and modular synthesis - Keith Tenniswood (Radioactive...
Published: Monday, 31st July 2017
Author: Max Dade
Moreno Ácido - 91 Fahrenheit EP (1980)

Moreno Ácido - 91 Fahrenheit EP (1980)
Release Review

Porto/London-based label 1980 - co-run by Frederico Mendes (Nave Mãe) and Tugalife - present the 91 Fahrenheit EP from Lisbon-producer Moreno Ácido. This long-awaited release comprises five...
Published: Saturday, 29th July 2017
Author: Max Dade
Bitch, Please!

Bitch, Please!
Interview

Ahead of Bristol's next annual Bitch, Please! - a night celebrating LGBTQ+ communities whilst welcoming all that love to boogie - we sat down for a talk with the night's organisers about the important...
Published: Thursday, 27th July 2017
Author: Joseph Fuller
PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Orchestra Baobab - Foulo

PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Orchestra Baobab - Foulo
Feature

This week we're looking at the multi-ethnic Orchestra Baobab, a long standing group with a rich history of work, spanning numerous culture and musical influences from around the globe. 'Foulo&39...
Published: Sunday, 23rd July 2017
Author: Guy Paxman
Show Me The Body @ Corsica Studios, London, UK

Show Me The Body @ Corsica Studios, London, UK
Event Review

The city feels as if it’s at boiling point. It’s been an unsettling spring, one characterised by political upset and senseless violence, and now, as the season gives way to summer, a blanket...
Published: Thursday, 20th July 2017
Author: Franklin Dawson
In the Eko Chamber – Dubbing out with Ekoplekz

In the Eko Chamber – Dubbing out with Ekoplekz
Interview

The music of Ekoplekz may have only been in public view since 2010, but Bristol-based producer Nick Edwards has a relationship with sonic tinkering that reaches back to the early 90s. It was via a release...
Published: Saturday, 15th July 2017
Author: Oliver Warwick
Bryn Morgan - She Waters EP [Self-released]

Bryn Morgan - She Waters EP [Self-released]
Release Review

For his latest effort Cardiff producer Bryn Morgan returns with an EP exorcised of some of the earlier jazzier leanings of his sound, and injected with a healthy dose of darkness. She Waters is a sombre...
Published: Saturday, 15th July 2017
Author: Franklin Dawson
Cero39 - Mis Tierras Calientes [Big In Japan]

Cero39 - Mis Tierras Calientes [Big In Japan]
Release Review

Seb Jenkins and Liam Nolan first met whilst working at Ninja Tune, a project started back in 1990 as an attempt to break the monopoly of commercial record labels and to showcase alternative international...
Published: Friday, 14th July 2017
Author: Al Davidson
Brainchild Festival, Sussex - 07-09/07/17

Brainchild Festival, Sussex - 07-09/07/17
Event Review

In a sun-drenched Sussex field, adorned with a transformative array of art and curiosities, Brainchild festival convenes for its fifth year on a weekend in July. From humble beginnings as little more than...
Published: Thursday, 13th July 2017
Author: Franklin Dawson
MACHINE NUGGETS: Fin Shakespeare

MACHINE NUGGETS: Fin Shakespeare
Feature

Our latest edition of the Machine Nuggets series explores the equipment and process of Finlay Shakespeare, owner of Future Sound Systems, one of the UK’s newest and most interesting synthesiser manufacturers....
Published: Friday, 7th July 2017
Author: George Lazenbleep
ZUZU'S LABEL OF THE MONTH: Quanta Records

ZUZU'S LABEL OF THE MONTH: Quanta Records
Feature

This inconspicuous Paris-based record label has produced first-rate music since the debut EP. Despite that, Quanta seems to be unknown to most music aficionados, at least for now. There is something bold...
Published: Wednesday, 5th July 2017
Author: Zuz Friday
BLK 45 (45 Ent.)

BLK 45 (45 Ent.)
Interview

Our man Treece caught up with the forward thinking, 45ent repping beat maker, ‘BLK45’. Make sure to check his recent debut A/V tape; ‘Genesis: Chapter One’.Can you tell us a little...
Published: Wednesday, 5th July 2017
Author: Patrick Mulhall
Brainchild Festival, East Sussex - 07/07/2017

Brainchild Festival, East Sussex - 07/07/2017
Event Preview

Two times winner of the AIM awards prestigious ‘best independent festival’ accolade, Brainchild returns for its fifth consecutive year, promising to keep it tight but light on the wallet and...
Published: Sunday, 2nd July 2017
Author: Franklin Dawson
PRAQ - Strom (Bit Phalanx)

PRAQ - Strom (Bit Phalanx)
Release Review

The sound of brass instruments makes me instinctively angry. Furious, in fact. The frequencies emitted by saxophones, in particular, vibrate at the same rate as my blood when it reaches boiling temperatures...
Published: Saturday, 1st July 2017
Author: Daniel Ball
Rommek - Arcane EP (Blueprint)

Rommek - Arcane EP (Blueprint)
Interview & Release Review

It’s been a little over a month since Rommek’s Arcane EP came out on Blueprint, and it is pleasant to see how well it’s standing the test of time. In a day and age when so much music...
Published: Wednesday, 28th June 2017
Author: Clara Tehrani
Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory (Def Jam)

Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory (Def Jam)
Release Review

Vince Staples’ first EP, Hell Can Wait, was a watershed moment in modern hip-hop for me, as a once obnoxiously staunch believer in the golden age of rap. Though far from a perfect release, for...
Published: Tuesday, 27th June 2017
Author: Blaise Radley
Milo's Planes

Milo's Planes
Interview

Michael Sims sat down with Milo’s Planes, one of Bristol's most consistently interesting bands, having just launched Individual Development Plan, a blistering post-hardcore record. On this, the...
Published: Tuesday, 27th June 2017
Author: Michael Sims