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Ponty Mython - Trust Me On That (Byrd Out)

Ponty Mython - Trust Me On That (Byrd Out)
Premiere

Ponty Mython delivers a retro-futuristic House track with strong bleep accents, totally immersive!From Pluralistic Reflex V/A compilation on Byrd Out.Out 08.05.2020 on digital - Pre-order: https://byrdout.bandcamp.com...
Published: Tuesday, 7th April 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Us & It - Crux (MANA006)

Us & It - Crux (MANA006)
Premiere

An ultra fresh Club track with Braindance sensibilities from Us & It!From 3142 V/A EP on 8MANA.Out 24.04.2019 - Pre-order: https://8mana.bandcamp.com/album/3142https://soundcloud.com/8-manahttps:...
Published: Monday, 6th April 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Howard Made's Sunday Jams: Mariah Carey - Fantasy

Howard Made's Sunday Jams: Mariah Carey - Fantasy
Feature

BOOM! Instant hit of serotonin raaaaa there, this is the first tune off her 1995 album Daydream. Mariah the biggest diva we know, I love it. She’s outrageous, but I’d be just as obnoxious...
Published: Sunday, 5th April 2020
Author: Howard Made
DnB Fix 009 - Baby T - Portra EP (SMDE15)

DnB Fix 009 - Baby T - Portra EP (SMDE15)
Feature

You may recognise household name Brianna Price AKA B.Traits for her contribution to the bass house and breakbeat scene over the last 10 years. ‘Portra’ couldn’t be any more dissimilar...
Published: Saturday, 4th April 2020
Author: Meg Lyon
Carl Finlow - Carbon Deposits (VIS317)

Carl Finlow - Carbon Deposits (VIS317)
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Cybernetic cruising in dark mode!From Carl Finlow's Apparatus LP on 20/20 Vision.Out 06.04.2020 on digital - Pre-order: https://www.juno.co.uk/products/carl-finlow-apparatus/741398-01/https://soundcloud.com...
Published: Friday, 3rd April 2020
Author: Loose Lips
Torn Relics - Abolish the Dogma

Torn Relics - Abolish the Dogma
release review

Torn Relics' first release, The Poisoned Chalice (2019), was a triumph of gut-punching dread, threading percussive techno with the mournful cries of a modulated violin. The pitch black mood of that...
Published: Thursday, 2nd April 2020
Author: dom walker
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
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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)
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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
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