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FoxMind x Yilan - Bottleneck (JBF010)

FoxMind x Yilan - Bottleneck (JBF010)
Premiere

Slow paced bass-tribalism on this collaborative dance ritual with FoxMind.From Yilan's Diaspora EP on Jelly Bean Farm.Out 08.03 on digital - Pre-order: https://www.beatport.com/release/diaspora/2498926https:...
Published: Tuesday, 5th March 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Bayalien Sound System - Blunted

Bayalien Sound System - Blunted
Premiere

Forward-minded Dubstep, going for a dynamic and non-repetitive approach.From Bayalien Sound System's Peach Optimo EP.Out 15.03 on digital - Pre-order: https://bayalien.bandcamp.com/track/peach-optimohttps:...
Published: Tuesday, 5th March 2019
Author: Loose Lips
The 140 Roundup - March

The 140 Roundup - March
monthly feature

Last month, I used these lines to mention a few newcomers that will most certainly deliver in 2019. Now it’s February and they have been able to meet expectations already. I was eagerly awaitingthe...
Published: Friday, 1st March 2019
Author: Aurélien Bonvoisin
Church Andrews - 2.3 (Health011)

Church Andrews - 2.3 (Health011)
Premiere

A pretty naughty, skeletal assault of time signature experiments and morphing temporals.From Church Andrews' CA2 on Health.Out 08.03 on digital - Pre-order: https://boomkat.com/products/ca2-619c14ba-ba5e-42ac-9701-3fefa5d60c5chttps:...
Published: Friday, 1st March 2019
Author: Loose Lips
PICKS: Laani’s guide to Mosh Pit Jazz

PICKS: Laani’s guide to Mosh Pit Jazz
Feature

Nu-Jazz has been bubbling as London’s most exciting underground movement for some time now, but it’s not easy to appreciate the energy from outside: no Spotify playlist or pseudo-academic article...
Published: Tuesday, 26th February 2019
Author: Will Soer
Fire at Work - Blood Moon (MR002)

Fire at Work - Blood Moon (MR002)
Premiere

Feet on the ground and head in the moon, flirting with EBM and Electro on the dancefloor until noon.From Fire at Work's Atomic Spawn EP on Monolith Records.Out 06.03 on 12" and digital - Pre-order:...
Published: Tuesday, 26th February 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Purpleman & Jess Aspinwall - Eyes Shut (CL010)

Purpleman & Jess Aspinwall - Eyes Shut (CL010)
Premiere

A late night drive behind curtains, augmented by enveloping vocals.From Purpleman & Jess Aspinwall's Shade EP on Crooked Lidz.Out early March on digital - Pre-order: https://crookedlidz.bandcamp.com...
Published: Monday, 25th February 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Edie Brickell - Good Times

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Edie Brickell - Good Times
Feature

After a heavy night of Jungle last night its about time to wind down with something slightly more soothing. This week I've gone for a personal favourite, Edie Brickell - Good Times. If this song doesn...
Published: Sunday, 24th February 2019
Author: Kortzer
GÖLIATH - Hard Failure (EGRU003)

GÖLIATH - Hard Failure (EGRU003)
Premiere

Powerful waves of exaltation hitting a shore of contemplation. By GÖLIATH.From Magnus Opus VA compilation on Egregore.Out 04.03 on digital - Pre-order: https://egregorecollective.bandcamp.com/album...
Published: Friday, 22nd February 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Adreim Atup & Osc Kins - Fakin' It (VNDLYVA01)

Adreim Atup & Osc Kins - Fakin' It (VNDLYVA01)
Premiere

This is like Miami Bass on steroids! If you need to wake up or enhance your mood, look no further!From VNDLYVA01 VA compilation of Vandelay Radio.Out 22.02 on digital - Download for any price of feel...
Published: Thursday, 21st February 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Luce's Playing Favourites

Luce's Playing Favourites
Feature

Growing up in France, Luce was the introvert who wiled hours away making playlists for rooms, rather than preparing to inhabit their centre. After arriving in the UK 6 years ago, she started mixing records...
Published: Tuesday, 19th February 2019
Author: Will Soer
Luxus Varta - Feline (NN013)

Luxus Varta - Feline (NN013)
Premiere

Feline sounds like a quest for the right timing within its several parts. Always looking for the superior rhythm and finally falling into an ambient “no time zone”. From Luxus Varta&#39...
Published: Monday, 18th February 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Classical Mechanics - Dead Sea Fruit (VIS310)

Classical Mechanics - Dead Sea Fruit (VIS310)
Premiere

Stripped down and syncopated electronic Funk diving naked in a sea of crunchy glitches.From Classical Mechanic's Count Basis EP on 2020Vision.Out 18.02 on digital - Pre-order: http://classic.beatport.com...
Published: Friday, 15th February 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Repulsion - Grand Prix (OSA 002)

Repulsion - Grand Prix (OSA 002)
Premiere

A fine example of how Dubstep can still sound fresh and exciting in 2019, with slick production values and attention to details, keeping the balance between airy atmosphere and dark rawness.From Repulsion...
Published: Thursday, 14th February 2019
Author: Loose Lips
PICKS: Train Journey Music

PICKS: Train Journey Music
Feature

Each time we host a guest selector for our Picks series, we ask them to pick a theme, but this guest comes with one already part of the conceptual package. Born out of the functionality of ‘an extensive...
Published: Wednesday, 13th February 2019
Author: Will Soer
Guildhall Military Orchestra - SHIVER (Slow Dance)

Guildhall Military Orchestra - SHIVER (Slow Dance)
Premiere

Guildhall Military Orchestra duo brings jazz to another level, with hi-energy, gutty, virtuosic saxophone and violin combined with dancefloor crushing percussions, intricate organic sounds and body-shaking...
Published: Wednesday, 13th February 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Chris Mitchell - Shadow Wands

Chris Mitchell - Shadow Wands
Release Review

Shadow Wands encompasses a heavily synthesised and arpeggiated journey through the darker sides of Chris Mitchell's mind, brought to life through the famous 1980s American synthesiser, the EnsoniqESQ1....
Published: Monday, 11th February 2019
Author: Edward Bowyer
High Graid - Bounce (NDX02)

High Graid - Bounce (NDX02)
Premiere

A steamy UK Funky track with enough subs to shake any club soundsystem.From High Graid's Bounce EP on Indexlife.Out 15.02 on digital - Pre-order: https://indexlife.bandcamp.com/releaseshttps:...
Published: Monday, 11th February 2019
Author: Loose Lips
VA - Intera Vol. 1

VA - Intera Vol. 1
Release Review

Portuguese collective Intera celebrates its first anniversary with Intera Vol. 1, an 8-track compilation released on January 8, 2019.INTERA VOL.1 by InteraThe compilation features a group...
Published: Sunday, 10th February 2019
Author: Clara Tehrani
Btek - Musicology

Btek - Musicology
feature

A few words with Btek, an independent DJ, A&R and Bookings Agent in the northern scene.Facebook - BT3KMusicologyTalking about his events brand Musicology and events that are lined up for 2019:I have...
Published: Saturday, 9th February 2019
Author: sam Langley
Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Cypress Hill - I Wanna Get High

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Cypress Hill - I Wanna Get High
Feature

Taken from the album Black Sunday it goes without saying that this is a certified Sunday Jam. The track came from the hazy cloud of smoke that is cypress hill in 1993 embedded in what I personally think...
Published: Saturday, 9th February 2019
Author: Kortzer
Fitzroy North - Superflat (AR011)

Fitzroy North - Superflat (AR011)
Premiere

Taking place in an alternate 80's-themed universe, this shuffly number has enough groove to to heat your body up and enough freshness to make you feel cool all the way through.From Fitzroy North&#39...
Published: Friday, 8th February 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Willie Nelson - Whiskey River

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Willie Nelson - Whiskey River
Feature

This week the king of country Willie Nelson flows you down the Whiskey River! What a weekend it been, Loose Lips bonanza at The Cause with Juan Atkins + many more was a resounding success and now comes...
Published: Sunday, 3rd February 2019
Author: Kortzer
The 140 Roundup – January 2019

The 140 Roundup – January 2019
Monthly Feature

Switching years is the perfect moment to reflect on the past year and to look forward to what’s coming next. When it comes to 140BPM sounds, 2018 looked rejuvenated by new producers making wavesproactive...
Published: Friday, 1st February 2019
Author: Aurélien Bonvoisin
Jesse Kuye - Roast (WNCLTK004)

Jesse Kuye - Roast (WNCLTK004)
Premiere

Part of series called Library Tool Kit, which consists of two minute tracks filling up two sides of a 10" record, this grimey ode to the ravers massive is a perfect start to a collection of raw and...
Published: Wednesday, 30th January 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Djrum - Blood In My Mouth

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Djrum - Blood In My Mouth
Feature

This week I've chosen quite a reflective piece of music by Djrum called Blood In My Mouth taken from his release on R&S that came out in August last year called Portrait With Firewood. The track...
Published: Sunday, 27th January 2019
Author: Kortzer