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yab; yvanko - Hydré (OOH-sounds)

yab; yvanko - Hydré (OOH-sounds)
Premiere

A jump into futuristic, contemporary music with dub sensibilities.From yab; yvanko's Biome EP on OOH-sounds.Out 30.07.2021 on 12" and digital - Pre-order: https://ooh-sounds.bandcamp.com/album...
Published: Monday, 26th July 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Losing Too is Still Ours - Rachika Nayar

Losing Too is Still Ours - Rachika Nayar
Nana’s Sunday Jams

Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist. Yes Sunday Jammers, welcome back. I hope you’ve been having sun glazed fun and everything is beingreflected...
Published: Sunday, 25th July 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
DnB Fix 061: Trax Haven
 - Meet Me at Bandos

DnB Fix 061: Trax Haven
 - Meet Me at Bandos
feature

For this week, the fix comes in the form of Meet Me at Bandos by Trax Haven.Given how UK drill’s distinct, atmospheric production has transformed the hip-hop scene both locally and internationally...
Published: Friday, 23rd July 2021
Author: Jack Woodward
Granul - Cypher (YUKU017)

Granul - Cypher (YUKU017)
Premiere

A monster of a track! Pulsating, heavy-bass mechanics!From Granul's Cypher LP on Prague-based YUKU.Out 22.07.2021 on 2x12" and digital - Pre-order: https://forms.gle/7ms8eUw7rj1TjYRZ9https://soundcloud.com...
Published: Monday, 19th July 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Strawberry Letter 23 - Shuggie Otis

Strawberry Letter 23 - Shuggie Otis
Nana's Sunday Jams

Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist. Yes and Yes Sunday Jammers, hope all is good and wherever you maybe the sun has made all it golden, softand...
Published: Sunday, 18th July 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
Stand Up

Stand Up
Deep Cuts

So here we are, Deep Cuts edition 14, Stand Up, with its prompt question: 'what music channels your political beliefs?', suggested by my friend and collaborator Sarah Kuhail, whose local community...
Published: Sunday, 18th July 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Letherique - Glow In The Dust (Bella Ursa)

Letherique - Glow In The Dust (Bella Ursa)
Premiere

A swingy electronica number! From Letherique's Aurōra LP on Bella Ursa.Out 16.07.2021 on 12" LP and digital - Pre-order: https://bellaursa.bandcamp.com/album/aur-rahttps://soundcloud.com...
Published: Wednesday, 14th July 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Error Mirror - Escape Room (Unsustainable)

Error Mirror - Escape Room (Unsustainable)
Premiere

Title track of this EP, Escape Room is a quirky club stomper that oozes funk with an assumed sense of humour but with a clear focus on the dancefloor!From Error Mirror's Escape Room EP on Unsustainable.https:...
Published: Monday, 12th July 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Bless Ya Heels - Tribemama Marykali

Bless Ya Heels - Tribemama Marykali
Nana's Sunday Jams

Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist. Yes, Yes Yes and Yes Sunday Jammers! I hope you are good, shiny and not feeling too overwhelmed by all the...
Published: Sunday, 11th July 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
DnB Fix - Safire & DRS – Holding On

DnB Fix - Safire & DRS – Holding On
Feature

For this week's fix, Shaun selects a release by Safire & DRSHailing from Melbourne Australia, DJ Ben Safire may not be as well known within the UK scene but down under he has been paving the way...
Published: Saturday, 10th July 2021
Author: Shaun Baker
PREMIERE: FridaΨ - Inmates

PREMIERE: FridaΨ - Inmates
Premiere

An emotional piece sitting between darkwave, industrial and electronica.Inmates was created during the Amplify Berlin music residency under the mentorship of an electro-acoustic composer and performerHainbach....
Published: Thursday, 8th July 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Fiesta Soundsystem & XMTR - Lyrst (GEO01)

Fiesta Soundsystem & XMTR - Lyrst (GEO01)
Premiere

Crispy beats and cerebral massaging make up for a dope braindance mixture!From Fiesta Soundsystem & XMTR's First Colour EP on Geotact.Out now on digital - Order: https://geotactrecords.bandcamp.com...
Published: Wednesday, 7th July 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Credit and concern: reflections on non-male DJs

Credit and concern: reflections on non-male DJs
Editorial

So here we are. After just over 16 months, raves are set to return to England. It’s funny for me that everyone is saying ‘it’s coming home’ about the football, as a different &lsquo...
Published: Tuesday, 6th July 2021
Author: Will Soer
Picks: Antidotes

Picks: Antidotes
feature

My name is Edward Griffiths. I am 50, have been involved in music and the arts from running raves and clubs as a promoter to working across many fields from fashion design to film props and costume. Ihave...
Published: Monday, 5th July 2021
Author: Edward
These Days - Nico

These Days - Nico
Nana's Sunday Jams

Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist. Yes, Yes Sunday Jammers. Warm welcome back and loves to you. Hope all is good, shiny and that you are inthe...
Published: Sunday, 4th July 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
DnB Fix 060 - Nova Cheq - FUCK.GOV.UK

DnB Fix 060 - Nova Cheq - FUCK.GOV.UK
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For this week’s DnB Fix, CA$TLE reviews the latest release by Nova Cheq.Nova Cheq’s five tracker on Hooversound is another instantly idiosyncratic take on the faster spectrum of club musicfrom...
Published: Friday, 2nd July 2021
Author: CA$TLE
Slacker - My Own Moon (LT084)

Slacker - My Own Moon (LT084)
Premiere

Dubby slowfast club banger!From Slacker's What Would I Do With Saturn LP on Lobster Theremin.Out 02.07.2021 on 2x12" and digital - Pre-order: https://lobstertheremin.com/album/what-would-i-do-with-saturnhttps:...
Published: Thursday, 1st July 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Mike Neaves - Deboxing (Hominid Sounds)

Mike Neaves - Deboxing (Hominid Sounds)
Premiere

Ecstatic waves of bliss and bursts of pulsated noise battle over frenetic, syncopated drums!From Mike Neaves' Modern Horrors EP on Hominid Sounds.Out now on limited cassette and digital - https://hominidsounds.bandcamp.com...
Published: Friday, 11th June 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Ordinary Joe - Terry Callier

Ordinary Joe - Terry Callier
Nana's Sunday Jams

Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist. Yes, Yes, Yes Sunday Jammers. Hope all is good, good and so good. Wow, what a difference a week can make....
Published: Sunday, 6th June 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
DnB Fix 058 - Bladerunner - Jah Selecta

DnB Fix 058 - Bladerunner - Jah Selecta
Feature

This week's DnB Fix highlights a new release from one of the genres true stalwarts, Bladerunner; whose most recent release 'Jah Selecta' finds a home on his own Hi Resolution Recordings. &nbsp...
Published: Friday, 4th June 2021
Author: Blain
Versalife - Reality Distortion Field (Transcendent)

Versalife - Reality Distortion Field (Transcendent)
Premiere

Sharp electro cut from Versalife AKA Conforce, setting off into deep space arpeggiated action.From Versalife's Present Shock EP on Transcendent.Out now on 12" and digital - https://conforce.bandcamp.com...
Published: Friday, 4th June 2021
Author: Loose Lips