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Suso Flores - 4xjam (ECHOLETTE007)

Suso Flores - 4xjam (ECHOLETTE007)
Premiere

Today's premiere is filled with humour and vigour!Suso's 2ality EP drops exclusively on Beatport tomorrow. Keep your eyes on the Echolette page here - www.beatport.com/label/echolette-records/17583.ARTIST...
Published: Thursday, 1st June 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Hexagon - Paranormal (Ship046)

Hexagon - Paranormal (Ship046)
Premiere

Boris Bunnik dons his Hexagon scuba gear before diving into electronic abstraction and aquatic electricity. Gears groan against a backdrop of soaring synths and pulsations in the depths of 'Paranormal...
Published: Wednesday, 31st May 2017
Author: Loose Lips
ZUZU'S LABEL OF THE MONTH: Heretic (UK)

ZUZU'S LABEL OF THE MONTH: Heretic (UK)
Feature

LABEL FEATURE: Heretic Records (UK)I first encountered Cloaka’s music thanks to Born In Flamez, who shared one of his tracks on Facebook. I was instantly hooked by the spacious, dark beats and the...
Published: Wednesday, 31st May 2017
Author: Zuz Friday
PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Yama Warashi - Tangled Roots

PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Yama Warashi - Tangled Roots
Feature

This week, we turn to the amazingly talented Yama Warashi. The Bristol based Japanese artist eases you through these five minutes with her dreamy vocal. Essential Sunday listening, check out her albumMoon...
Published: Monday, 29th May 2017
Author: Guy Paxman
mod303 - Troisième Type (ARCH135)

mod303 - Troisième Type (ARCH135)
Premiere

A truly mesmerising atmosphere. Serenely cold synth work follows an intricate rhythm.The Paris Plage album is released on 29th May. You will be able to purchase the album here - archipelmusique.bandcamp.com.ARTIST...
Published: Friday, 26th May 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Line Backer - IIaaxx (Sama Recordings)

Line Backer - IIaaxx (Sama Recordings)
Premiere

When sent this EP, we fell in love. It was so damn hard to make a decision on which track we wanted to premiere. In the process of clicking 'upload', we've changed our mind 5 times...In the...
Published: Thursday, 25th May 2017
Author: Loose Lips
PEEV - Inflict EP (nosr007)

PEEV - Inflict EP (nosr007)
Release Review

Entering the fenced off area, as a grey fog lingers above your head for as far as you can see, a haunting static floats around the wasteland that was once an electrical town. Only a week on from the disaster...
Published: Wednesday, 24th May 2017
Author: Blake Creighton
Astrocat - Only (HGR006)

Astrocat - Only (HGR006)
Premiere

A premiere of vocoder-infused funk and disco of the highest order! The EP is full of vintage talk-box vocals, warm spacey chords and infectious basslines, that bring classic records from the likes of Zapp...
Published: Wednesday, 24th May 2017
Author: Loose Lips
PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Doves - Firesuite

PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Doves - Firesuite
Feature

Getting nostalgic this week. I have been going over albums & artists which were incredibly influential within my adolescence. I predominately listened in my teenage years to a lot of psychedelic rock...
Published: Sunday, 21st May 2017
Author: Guy Paxman
Tudor Acid - Imaginacoh (TB-2121)

Tudor Acid - Imaginacoh (TB-2121)
Premiere

Tudor Acid returns with a new EP called ‘Foscle’, the follow up to his critically acclaimed ‘Chronial’ album and its companion piece, ‘Crossing’.  Both albums were...
Published: Thursday, 18th May 2017
Author: Loose Lips
PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Bill Laswell - Samadhi State

PAXMAN'S SUNDAY JAMS: Bill Laswell - Samadhi State
Feature

An undeniably iconic figure in music's constant evolution, Bill Laswell since the 1970s has worked with an incredible array of artists such as Herbie Hancock, Yoko Ono, The Jungle Brothers & many...
Published: Sunday, 14th May 2017
Author: Guy Paxman
Rico Casazza - Martello (VAR019)

Rico Casazza - Martello (VAR019)
Premiere

One of our favourite producers, Rico Casazza, showcases the adaptability of his output. A damn fine piece of saturated techno...try not to punch your ceiling!There is a naughty release party going down...
Published: Tuesday, 9th May 2017
Author: Loose Lips
Dark Sky - Othona (Monkeytown)

Dark Sky - Othona (Monkeytown)
Release Review

I first fell in love with Dark Sky just over five years ago - initially it was the track 'Leave' which tickled my fancy. Its sound was somewhere between liquid DnB and future garage, which just...
Published: Tuesday, 9th May 2017
Author: Joel Baker
Mac DeMarco - This Old Dog

Mac DeMarco - This Old Dog
Release Review

Over a relatively brief career, Mac DeMarco has sculpted a comfortable niche amongst his indie-rock peers, identified by his laid-back personality and his DIY mentality. Whilst the home-grown approachhas...
Published: Monday, 8th May 2017
Author: Blaise Radley
Basic Rhythm - The Basics (Type)

Basic Rhythm - The Basics (Type)
Release Review

One year later and Raw Tracks still resonates, transporting us to an imaginary rave that never actually ends. With The Basics, the second LP under his Basic Rhythm alias, the proof is in the pudding that...
Published: Sunday, 7th May 2017
Author: Nuno Alfonso
Aportrait - Osiris Versus (HE02)

Aportrait - Osiris Versus (HE02)
Premiere

PREMIERE: Aportrait - Osiris Versus (HE02)Loose Lips·Tuesday, 2 May 20177 readsThis premiere introduces some trippy Cyprian lo-fi house, reminsicient of raw early Fly-lo!@honest-electronicsYou can...
Published: Tuesday, 2nd May 2017
Author: Loose Lips
MACHINE NUGGETS: Ed DMX

MACHINE NUGGETS: Ed DMX
Interview

The latest edition of our Machine Nuggets series explores the relationship between artists, equipment and process. This month Lazenbleep interviews Ed DMX (DMX Krew).Lazenbleep: What was your studio...
Published: Monday, 1st May 2017
Author: George Lazenbleep
Gradients V/A (Astrophonica)

Gradients V/A (Astrophonica)
Release Review

If an album can be dubbed a character study, then a label showcase feels more like a ‘meet-the-gang’ affair; never quite as wholesome as an album, albeit with its own quite special charm. In...
Published: Wednesday, 26th April 2017
Author: Henry Johns