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Bonasforsa - Tinder Love

Bonasforsa - Tinder Love
Premiere

A hazey and sexy Downtempo number, excerpt from Bonasforsa's new release.From Bonasforsa's Dwa EPOut now on digital - https://wearebonasforsa.bandcamp.com/album/dwahttps://soundcloud.com/bonasforsahttps:...
Published: Wednesday, 1st April 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Yan Cook - Counterclockwise EP

Yan Cook - Counterclockwise EP
Release Review

Seldom do I listen to a new EP where all four tracks genuinely tickle my taste buds. Yan Cook’s latest release is one of these rare finds. The DJ and producer from Kiev, Ukraine, made Counterclockwise...
Published: Tuesday, 31st March 2020
Author: Matthew Hardy
OverworX - Handsome Deville (OverworX 003)

OverworX - Handsome Deville (OverworX 003)
Premiere

Another instalment of Ben Pest's OverworX project! Excerpt from the forthcoming 3rd EP in the series, Handsome Deville is a dark, gutty and unrelenting piece of high-octane Techno Funk!From OverworX...
Published: Tuesday, 31st March 2020
Author: Loose Lips
The BPM Continuum – 2020

The BPM Continuum – 2020
feature

Upon launching this series of articles a few months ago, I’ve been looking for new ways to reflect the moving nature of forward-thinking bass music beyond BPM considerations. In the first few editions...
Published: Monday, 30th March 2020
Author: Aurélien SeekSickSound
Daniel Cherney - Beams Of Sunshine In My Palm

Daniel Cherney - Beams Of Sunshine In My Palm
Premiere

In these times of chaos, a little bit a calm is always welcome; here's a piece that ticsk the box and engulfs the listener into a warm blanket of serenity.From Daniel Cherney's The Precious Moments...
Published: Sunday, 29th March 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Wordless Tone

Wordless Tone
Deep Cuts

Welcome to our fourth monthly Deep Cuts article. What a month. This month’s theme is Wordless Tone, its prompt question was 'what music speaks clearly without words'. The illustration...
Published: Saturday, 21st March 2020
Author: Loose Lips
PICKS: Loose Lips' Bandcamp Quarantine Essentials

PICKS: Loose Lips' Bandcamp Quarantine Essentials
Feature

Times are tough. Money is tight. Boris Johnson has promised things will be different this time, that the Tories won't screw over workers in the way they did last time we had an economic crash (having...
Published: Friday, 20th March 2020
Author: Will Soer
LMajor - One Shots (Club Glow)

LMajor - One Shots (Club Glow)
Premiere

LMajor brings up the heat with a modernised UK Hardcore number!From Club Glow x Disc Shop Zero - Fundraiser for Naoki VA compilation on Club Glow.This tape is dedicated to Disc Shop Zero and its owner...
Published: Thursday, 19th March 2020
Author: Loose Lips
LBF - Hypercharged (IE003)

LBF - Hypercharged (IE003)
Premiere

As if you were dropped inside the LHC as a quantum particle, Hypercharged starts off the EP with strong, slick and contemporary aesthetics.From LBF's Scent Of Gravity EP on Ideal Europa.Out 27.03.2020...
Published: Wednesday, 18th March 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Blackdown - The Hunger (LDN079)

Blackdown - The Hunger (LDN079)
Premiere

A Weightless exploration of darkside 130bpm rollage, introducing the EP with brooding tension, glowing in the middle of a storm.From Blackdown's Rollage Vol4: The Hunger EP on Keysound Recordings.Out...
Published: Thursday, 12th March 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Reinartz - Between (CD005)

Reinartz - Between (CD005)
Premiere

Berlin-based Mexican producer Reinartz serves us a brilliant chopped-up breakbeat number infused with futuristic sound design and a well decent amount of gnarly bass!From Reinartz's Rave Coil EP on...
Published: Wednesday, 11th March 2020
Author: Loose Lips
PICKS: Yant's Playing Favourites

PICKS: Yant's Playing Favourites
Feature

Pulsing, bouncin', swervin' tunnel vision Techno. A crucial craft within the Loose Lips aesthetic, and one which has been honed by Yant, a DJ and producer whose work has been played in Fabric,Berghain....
Published: Tuesday, 10th March 2020
Author: Will Soer
Kabuki - Shimmer (Beat Excursions)

Kabuki - Shimmer (Beat Excursions)
Premiere

A slow burning half-step hybrid from Kabuki, at crossroads between classic Dubstep and Aux88-style Electro!From Beat Excursions #5 V/A EP on Beat Excursions.Out 27.03.2020 on digital - Pre-order:https:...
Published: Tuesday, 10th March 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Tryphème (CPU Records)

Tryphème (CPU Records)
interview

It’s rare in this day and age to experience music that is truly original - seldom do I hear something that really manages to stimulate my senses or spark sentiments in new ways. However, after seeing...
Published: Monday, 9th March 2020
Author: Morgan
Polo Lilli - MTBK (SHUBZINVA001)

Polo Lilli - MTBK (SHUBZINVA001)
Premiere

Polo Lilli gives his take on the Punjabi MC's 2002 hit 'Mundian To Bach Ke', turning it into a flamboyant, uptempo Jungle/Footwork hybrid that would seduce any subwoofer!From SHUBZIN001 V/A...
Published: Friday, 6th March 2020
Author: Loose Lips
RIGSON - Light Metal (SHGN002)

RIGSON - Light Metal (SHGN002)
Premiere

A majestic cyberpunk fly-by!From RIGSON's Private Hell EP on Shonagai.Out 15.03.2020 on 12" and digital - Pre-order: https://shoganai-records.bandcamp.com/album/private-hellhttps://soundcloud.com...
Published: Monday, 2nd March 2020
Author: Loose Lips
214 - It Never Really Ends (CE034)

214 - It Never Really Ends (CE034)
Premiere

Extra slick Electro that has everything you need for an ass shaking session!From 214's Si View EP on Cultivated Electronics.02.03.2020 on 12" and digital - Pre-order: https://clone.nl/item59294.htmlhttps:...
Published: Sunday, 1st March 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Soer's Sunday Jams: Phoebe Bridgers - Garden Song

Soer's Sunday Jams: Phoebe Bridgers - Garden Song
Feature

'The doctor put her hands over my liver,She told me my resentment's getting smaller'My favourite artist of the last 3 years has just dropped her first solo track in, well, 3 years. Three...
Published: Sunday, 1st March 2020
Author: Will Soer
alba heidari

alba heidari
interview

 Loose Lips caught of with Alba Heidari ahead of her set tonight at The CauseTell us about the ARIA collective and your recent party?The first rule of Fight Club is: You do not talk about Fight Club....
Published: Saturday, 29th February 2020
Author: alba
Speed Gonzales - Rave Theory (Unsustainable)

Speed Gonzales - Rave Theory (Unsustainable)
Premiere

In a world far appart from the Berlin-minded, poker faced and over-serious Techno, there lies a kingdom where chipmunk vocals co-exist with ravey stabs in a fluo world, echoing the euphoria from 1992.Rave...
Published: Wednesday, 26th February 2020
Author: Loose Lips
The power of Dave's 'Psycho'

The power of Dave's 'Psycho'
Feature

It’s amazing how important our mental welfare is, yet how little we discuss it. The moment you cut your finger you draw for a band aid, however a suicidal thought and you brush it off as nothingletting...
Published: Tuesday, 25th February 2020
Author: James Blake
CEILI – ROUGH N READY

CEILI – ROUGH N READY
review

Obscuur Records is a label that has been systematically pushing harsh, industrial techno for 5 years now. Based in Utrecht, the Netherlands, they’ve been putting out releases at an unbelievably prolific...
Published: Friday, 21st February 2020
Author: Harry Wootten
DNB Fix 007 - Bluematter - Real (LORELTD004)

DNB Fix 007 - Bluematter - Real (LORELTD004)
Premiere

We’ve been waiting a long time for this vinyl-only release from Bluematter—the collaboration between Jozef K & Thomas Ragsdale—on Bristol-based label Western Lore, run by Alex Eveson....
Published: Thursday, 20th February 2020
Author: Alex Honey