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Urubu Tapes

Urubu Tapes
Label Feature

With a global heartbeat, Lisbon-based URUBU Tapes are a hidden gem in the tape music universe. Reflecting a sense of ‘doing it here and now’, the Portuguese label has gathered an inspiringcollection...
Published: Saturday, 8th April 2017
Author: Nuno Afonso
Sidney Quirk - Add Colour EP

Sidney Quirk - Add Colour EP
RELEASE REVIEW

It is a testament to the confidence of emerging artists in the current climate that a record as strong as Sidney Quirk’s Add Colour EP is a self-released affair.  Shunning the attention of established...
Published: Wednesday, 5th April 2017
Author: Reiss De Bruin
Deaths & dné @ Urban Spree, Berlin - 19/03/17

Deaths & dné @ Urban Spree, Berlin - 19/03/17
EVENT REVIEW

The first time I heard dné’s dreamy tunes was in 2008 on Myspace. We were chatting for some time before he moved to my hometown, Prague; I remember his sarcastic sense of humour and the fluffy...
Published: Tuesday, 4th April 2017
Author: Zuz Friday
Stinkin Slumrok & Morriarchi - MORRSTINKIN EP

Stinkin Slumrok & Morriarchi - MORRSTINKIN EP
RELEASE REVIEW

You get to know Stinkin Slumrok and his producer collaborator Morriarchi quite well over the 9 tracks on MORRSTINKIN release. Slumrok is an MC with a rich vocabulary and an arsenal of sneering accentscomfortable...
Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017
Author: Ross Devlin
Cressida - Ultra Violence (VOI008)

Cressida - Ultra Violence (VOI008)
PREMIERE

While listeners are still reeling from the blistering EBM stylings of their previous release, VOITAX returns to serve up a divergent dose of grimey, industrial-edged broken beats with the label’s...
Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Benjamin Yellowitz - Years

Benjamin Yellowitz - Years
SINGLE REVIEW

Benjamin Yellowitz has managed to keep a low profile for a while now, but it’s pretty clear he isn’t going to stay that way for long. His recent single, ‘Years’, manages to bridge...
Published: Monday, 27th March 2017
Author: India Opie Meres
ZUZU'S LABEL OF THE MONTH: Shimmering Moods

ZUZU'S LABEL OF THE MONTH: Shimmering Moods
Feature

When was the last time you truly appreciated a record? When did you last gaze on the artwork, take it out of the hand-made sleeve or package, press play and then fully devote yourself to the listeningShimmering...
Published: Saturday, 25th March 2017
Author: Zuz Friday
Marabou - Rote Kobra (BEEF082)

Marabou - Rote Kobra (BEEF082)
Premiere

This premiere comes from BEEF082 - a selection of patient, melodic techno. The EP has a euphoric feel throughout, always accompanied by trippy, coarse sounds.@beef'Nachtcafe EP' is available digitally...
Published: Thursday, 23rd March 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Shinra - Orbit

Shinra - Orbit
Premiere

Today's premiere comes from one of our favourite producers - he played for us in London last December and released a track on our 7th compilation.His latest release, Orbit, is a 6-track whirlwind of...
Published: Wednesday, 22nd March 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Hughes Giboulay - Renaissance (SNUFFCUTS004)

Hughes Giboulay - Renaissance (SNUFFCUTS004)
Premiere

Reminiscent and reflective!Hughes Giboulay's 2-track 'Never Give Up' EP is available digitally on the 24th March. Pre-order here - www.junodownload.com/products/hughe…-up/3348865-02.ARTIST...
Published: Tuesday, 21st March 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Silvia - Silvia LP (Dark Entries)

Silvia - Silvia LP (Dark Entries)
Release Review

Bleepin’ hell, this reissue of Silvia’s Silvia LP is decent.Let’s get the obvious moans about this record out of the way: it's not something to play if you’re against repetition...
Published: Tuesday, 21st March 2017
Author: Robyn Strachan
Pivovar - Eco (DELUXE043)

Pivovar - Eco (DELUXE043)
Premiere

Our new premiere showcases the new release on King Deluxe, a label we were introduced to when hearing Your Gay Thought's stunning album. It was therefore an absolute delight when their new releasefrom...
Published: Sunday, 19th March 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Banoffee Pies Limited Series V/A 004

Banoffee Pies Limited Series V/A 004
Release Review

Striking a balance of beats that fits both dance floor and dwelling place alike, Banoffee Pies LS004 is an elegant and relaxed compilation at ease with the intensity it generates. Curated with an alive...
Published: Saturday, 18th March 2017
Author: Michael Sims
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