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0010x0010 - Choose One (MFRQ003)

0010x0010 - Choose One (MFRQ003)
Premiere

Shifting modular rhythmic patterns and waves of analogue pads.From 0010x0010's MØDVLXXR album on Modular Freq.Out 15.07 on digital - Pre-Order: http://classic.beatport.com/release/m-dvlxxr/2612151https:...
Published: Tuesday, 2nd July 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Roots Manuva - Fighting For

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Roots Manuva - Fighting For
Feature

This week hails arguably the UK's greatest rapper, Roots Manuva. Fighting For screams Sunday jams to me, the track is a pensive emotional ballad and fits my Sunday down to the ground. Roots Manuvais...
Published: Sunday, 30th June 2019
Author: Kortzer
Cid Poitier - Earth Cry EP (Sub:Clef Records)

Cid Poitier - Earth Cry EP (Sub:Clef Records)
Release Review

For the Earth Cry EP, Cid Poitier made four compositions that take the listener on a journey through natural environments and through spheres of artificiality, while also managing to blur genres. In many...
Published: Saturday, 29th June 2019
Author: Lemarr Baqai
Kevin Richard Martin - Sirens (Room40)

Kevin Richard Martin - Sirens (Room40)
Release Review

I first heard Kevin Martin’s (aka The Bug) music in a film. I used to be a huge cinephile, and The Conversation (1974) was one of my favourite films. Coppola's classic really touched...
Published: Saturday, 29th June 2019
Author: Andrijan Apostolski
Agrippa - Dead Wait (Par Avion)

Agrippa - Dead Wait (Par Avion)
Release Review

Agrippa’s Dead Wait EP came out on May 31st on the UK-based producer's own label Par Avion. Over the four tracks, Agrippa continues with a sound he has crafted carefully through his previousreleases....
Published: Saturday, 29th June 2019
Author: Max Dade
Oberman Knocks - Triangulated Sorminn Fifth (AP014)

Oberman Knocks - Triangulated Sorminn Fifth (AP014)
Premiere

Like sliding down an organic tube made of alien flesh.From Remhex Coyles EP on aperture records.Out 05.07 on 12" and digital - Pre-order: https://aperturerecords.bandcamp.com/album/remhex-coyles-ephttps:...
Published: Thursday, 27th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
El Choop - Random Cell (MTUSB01)

El Choop - Random Cell (MTUSB01)
Premiere

Gentle hiss massaging your brain, dub chords soothing your mood and crackles reverberating in this ocean of calmness. This is translated very well in the video that accompanies it.From Metamaterial V/A...
Published: Tuesday, 25th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Wade Watts - 303 Colours (DMC006)

Wade Watts - 303 Colours (DMC006)
Premiere

From our resident T-Scale's retro-futuristic, video-game influenced alter ego comes an acidic, garagey, ghettotechy club banger!From DMC006 V/A compilation on Dionysian Mysteries.Out 10.07 on digital...
Published: Monday, 24th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Ze Roberto - Lotus 72D

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Ze Roberto - Lotus 72D
Feature

This week I've chosen Ze Roberto - 72D. In truth I know very little if anything about Roberto, and the lyrics go straight over my head, yet despite that this track powers through in terms of feeling...
Published: Sunday, 23rd June 2019
Author: Kortzer
K-Lone - Sine Language EP

K-Lone - Sine Language EP
Release Review

K-Lone’s Sine Language EP is the latest release to come out on the artist's own Bristol-based imprint Wisdom Teeth, which he runs with Facta. The synchronistic Sine Language EP slinks fluidly...
Published: Friday, 21st June 2019
Author: Max Dade
Fire At Work - Post Matter (MDS005)

Fire At Work - Post Matter (MDS005)
Premiere

Fire At Work redefines the terms "Broken Beat" and takes it quite literally, smashing the rhythm into particles.From Neurosmasher V/A compilation on Monolith Records.Out 24.06 on CD and digital...
Published: Friday, 21st June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Kallida Festival

Kallida Festival
Festival Review & Preview

As we head into July, a month which is on average the warmest month in the Northern Hemisphere, and which was named by the Roman Senate in honour of Roman general Julius Caesar's month of his birth...
Published: Friday, 21st June 2019
Author: Frederick Sugden & Joel Baker
Reinartz - Sirens Of Titan (Jollies)

Reinartz - Sirens Of Titan (Jollies)
Premiere

Lazers bursting out in the big dark vacuum of space, celestial objects colliding into each other, inter-dimensional beings passing through, ... So much is happening in the milky way!From Reinartz's...
Published: Friday, 21st June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Weith - Proficiency Certified Branlée (BSW005)

Weith - Proficiency Certified Branlée (BSW005)
Premiere

Hardcore raving for the modern-era!From Weith's Obsidian EP on Brainwaves.Out 26.06 on digital - Pre-order: https://brainwavescrew.bandcamp.com/album/obsidianhttps://soundcloud.com/brainwaves_crewhttps:...
Published: Friday, 21st June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Get to Know: Ekula

Get to Know: Ekula
Feature

Ekula is hardly a new name when it comes to the 140BPM scene. As one half of the Six Sunsets project, over the last few years, he has arguably contributed to some of the best dubstep tunes...
Published: Thursday, 20th June 2019
Author: Aurélien SeekSickSound
Anthony Naples - Fog FM

Anthony Naples - Fog FM
Release Review

The third LP from Anthony Naples over the last four years, Fog FM, released on June 14, comes out on ANS (note the initials) — his own sub-label of Incienso, which Naples co-founded with Jenny Slattery....
Published: Thursday, 20th June 2019
Author: Max Dade
Orphan Swords - Erosed (HEDREV-000005)

Orphan Swords - Erosed (HEDREV-000005)
Premiere

Feet weighting 5 tons, reaching up to a seemingly unreachable goal higher than humanely conceivable, this still doesn't stop you from continuing your way up until your senses get overloaded with harsh...
Published: Thursday, 20th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Aphex Twin - Rhubarb

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Aphex Twin - Rhubarb
Feature

To be honest this week I feel like I don't really need to say anything. You've definitely heard of Aphex Twin and if you haven't, you have. Rhubarb is not only a delightful vegetable but aproper...
Published: Sunday, 16th June 2019
Author: Kortzer
Astrid Gnosis

Astrid Gnosis
Interview

Ahead of tonight's mad rave at FOLD in London, the inspiring, nugabber-loving Astrid Gnosis answers some short, snappy questions, ahead of her hybrid live set!https://www.facebook.com/events/1082849241922269...
Published: Saturday, 15th June 2019
Author: Medallion Man
Sultan Shakes (FOLD)

Sultan Shakes (FOLD)
Interview

Medallion Man interviews fellow-curator, Sultan Shakes, following their night at FOLD this Saturday.What does The Mover mean to you? Discovering The Mover was like finding the missing chapter...
Published: Friday, 14th June 2019
Author: Medallion Man
Otik - Dioxide (DEXT012)

Otik - Dioxide (DEXT012)
Premiere

Feels so good above prescribed dosage! Try it!From Otik's Dioxide EP on DEXT Recordings.Out now on digital and 12" - https://dextrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/dioxide-ephttps://soundcloud.comdext-recordingshttps:...
Published: Friday, 14th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Ara-u & Radioactive Man - The Last Waltz (AFT005)

Ara-u & Radioactive Man - The Last Waltz (AFT005)
Premiere

Panic on Funkatron! Electro-Funk level is overloading!From Ara-U and Radioactive Man's Plastic Attack EP on Asking For Trouble.Out 28.06 on 12" and digital - Pre-order: https://radioactiveman.bandcamp.com...
Published: Tuesday, 11th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Shadi Mengallaa

Shadi Mengallaa
Interview

Shadi Megallaa is an inspiring man - an amazing DJ holding his residency at Dubai’s Analog Room, owner of Dubai’s only independent record store, The Flip Side, and owner/A&R at Ark To Ashes...
Published: Monday, 10th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Kaade - Knobetter (Bedroomer)

Kaade - Knobetter (Bedroomer)
Premiere

Kaade's vocals over this brooding halfstep beat is highly effective!From Kaade's Knobetter EP on Bedroomer.Out now on digital - Order: http://smarturl.it/kaadeknobetterhttps://soundcloud.com/bedroomerhttps:...
Published: Monday, 10th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Take A Walk On The Sunnyside.

Take A Walk On The Sunnyside.
Event Review

I have spent the past five or so months walking along the icy shores of Lake Ontario, eagerly awaiting summer’s arrival. Even in these colder months, I always recommend to visitors of Toronto that...
Published: Saturday, 8th June 2019
Author: Richard Meaney
Hirola - Umbra (OP02)

Hirola - Umbra (OP02)
Premiere

In this cinematic piece, mournful guitar and propelling kick drum are joined by chopped vocals, a delicate piano motif, dynamic synth patterns and thumb piano, pushing the climax into a shoe-gazey tide...
Published: Friday, 7th June 2019
Author: Loose Lips