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Sébastien Radiguet - Insulated Soul (ONT007)

Sébastien Radiguet - Insulated Soul (ONT007)
Premiere

Opening track of the album, Insulated Soul sets the tone with its gracious arrangement of piano, contrabass and celestial droning effects, engulfing the listener into a deep emotional ride.Illustratedby...
Published: Thursday, 18th February 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Masha Motive - The Imponderable Bloom Pt.2 (VOI024)

Masha Motive - The Imponderable Bloom Pt.2 (VOI024)
Premiere

A heavy, eerie and ethereal number!From Masha Motive's The Imponderable Bloom EP on VOITAX.Out 01.03.2021 on 12" and digital - Pre-order: https://voitax.bandcamp.com/album/the-imponderable-bloomhttps:...
Published: Wednesday, 17th February 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Hedchef's Cyborg Slammers

Hedchef's Cyborg Slammers
Picks

Well hello there friends and compatriots of the Loose Lips cause. It is an exciting day that I address you, I have finally lost hope! Lol JK, my hope is lost and regained every day. No, we’re excited...
Published: Wednesday, 17th February 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Gustavo Lamas - Despistados (Espectro 14)

Gustavo Lamas - Despistados (Espectro 14)
Premiere

Taken from the re-issue from veteran Argentinian producer Gustavo Lamas' 1999 LP Plural on Buenos Aires iconic label Fragil Discos, this melodic and dubby minimal piece still sounds relevant to...
Published: Tuesday, 16th February 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Nana’s Sunday Jams: Linear Minor - Balm

Nana’s Sunday Jams: Linear Minor - Balm
Feature

[Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist.] Yes Yes Yes Sunday Jammers. Greetings, salutations and an abundance of love to you to combat the freeze...
Published: Sunday, 14th February 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
Rachel Kerry

Rachel Kerry
Live Session

We've the pleasure to showcase artist Rachel Kerry on this new Loose Lips Live Session!She's offering this extra fresh hyper-pop song!After receiving world class jazz saxophone training and a two...
Published: Friday, 12th February 2021
Author: Loose Lips
DnB Fix 045 - Zero T - MY WRLD 4EVR

DnB Fix 045 - Zero T - MY WRLD 4EVR
Feature

The legendary CIA Records are celebrating their 25th birthday this year and they are certainly kicking off the festivities in style. The first EP of the year is a stellar 3 tracker; brought to usby...
Published: Wednesday, 10th February 2021
Author: Shaun Baker
Perceptive Dance by Rico Casazza

Perceptive Dance by Rico Casazza
Review

Perception through dance has been a metaphysical construct that I have found to be one of the most interesting music facets. Dance is an embodiment of the soul, which is an embodiment of the mind, which...
Published: Tuesday, 9th February 2021
Author: Francis Hunter
Haxo - 3x4 (Tiger Class)

Haxo - 3x4 (Tiger Class)
Premiere

French duo Haxo arm themselves with a contrabass, a drum machine and synths; a set of instruments that leads to a highly contrasted blend of organic and chiptune-esque sonics with a contemporary grimedubstep...
Published: Monday, 8th February 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Alavux - Claustrophobic (Diffuse Reality)

Alavux - Claustrophobic (Diffuse Reality)
Premiere

Serbian producer Alavux pursues his explorations into corrosive, technoid electro; slowly burning loops upon loops into squelchy acid splashes.From Alavux's Claustrophobic EP, including remixes...
Published: Monday, 8th February 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Nana’s Sunday Jams: Pay Me - The Philharmonik

Nana’s Sunday Jams: Pay Me - The Philharmonik
Feature

[Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist.] Yes Yes Sunday Jammers, welcome back to you all. Hope things are good with you and are finding light where...
Published: Sunday, 7th February 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
Record Store Days: Size matters at Family Jewels, Nelson

Record Store Days: Size matters at Family Jewels, Nelson
Feature

Grant Smithies is a pretty lucky guy. After more than two decades getting paid to write about music and play tracks on the radio, he made his work even more enviable by opening a small but expertly-curated...
Published: Thursday, 4th February 2021
Author: Martin Guttridge Hewitt
Belk - Blunt (Kultura Collective)

Belk - Blunt (Kultura Collective)
Premiere

Euphoric 2-step number turning into breakbeat mashups then into a pulsating bass monster. Boom!Out now on digital - https://belkultura.bandcamp.com/track/blunthttps://soundcloud.com/kulturacollectivehttps:...
Published: Thursday, 4th February 2021
Author: Loose Lips
YOTO - El Hijo De La Jarra Loca (Pampsychia)

YOTO - El Hijo De La Jarra Loca (Pampsychia)
Premiere

A psychedelic rabbit hole that is best to just listen to rather than trying to describe!From YOTO's Muestra Gratis album on Pampsychia.Out 14.02 on digital - Pre-order: https://pampsychia.bandcamp.com...
Published: Wednesday, 3rd February 2021
Author: Loose Lips
DnB Fix 44 – Ben Rolo - Fluorescent

DnB Fix 44 – Ben Rolo - Fluorescent
Feature

This week's Dnb Fix comes from Bay 6 Recordings, with a liquid showcase from new kid on the block Ben Rolo; and his exceptional debut EP, Fluorescent.Bay6 Recordings has played host to a rich liquid...
Published: Wednesday, 3rd February 2021
Author: Blain
Phrixus’ Music for the Endless Desert

Phrixus’ Music for the Endless Desert
PICKS

Lads, I’m gonna need any and all dance music sent into me to have maximum swing from now until late-February, when the sun is still up at 5pm, I’m just too tired. If it’s House and Techno...
Published: Wednesday, 3rd February 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Deep Cuts' Articles So Far...

Deep Cuts' Articles So Far...
Feature

Deep Cuts is a new kind of music journalism feature that we have developed over the last 3 years, an attempt to loosen things up (sorry) in music journalism, and share the diverse ways we experience music.Each...
Published: Tuesday, 2nd February 2021
Author: Will Soer
TRAKA - Start Taking Note ft. Killa P (YUKU008)

TRAKA - Start Taking Note ft. Killa P (YUKU008)
Premiere

Start Taking Note, title track of this solid EP by TRAKA, a killer number. Traka's production skills sign bright on this collaboration with former Roll Deep don Killa P! There's a clear industrial...
Published: Tuesday, 2nd February 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Nana’s Sunday Jams: Mr Big Stuff - Jean Knight

Nana’s Sunday Jams: Mr Big Stuff - Jean Knight
Feature

[Banner artwork by the majestic Trav, all of Nana's jams are gathered in this playlist.] Yes Yes Yes Sunday Jammers. Hope you’re well. Hope you’re managing to stay upright and brief...
Published: Sunday, 31st January 2021
Author: Nana Fani-Kayode
The Seer (Conny Prantera + Tom Fug)

The Seer (Conny Prantera + Tom Fug)
Live Session

In anticipation of the 35th Loose Lips Live Session, The Seer and UKAEA are kindly offering one of their remixed tracks; a decadent, deconstructed, mangled rhythm assault smoothen out by The Seer39...
Published: Friday, 29th January 2021
Author: Loose Lips
MiMOSA - Beacon (Muti291)

MiMOSA - Beacon (Muti291)
Premiere

An idyllic ballad, bouncing on sweet clouds of lofi hip-hop beats.From MiMOSA's Flower Of Life EP on San Francisco-based Muti Music.Out now on digital - Order: https://orcd.co/floweroflifehttps://soundcloud.com...
Published: Friday, 29th January 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Resonance Series 11: Oli Johns

Resonance Series 11: Oli Johns
Feature

Welcome to the next installment of the 'Resonance Series' - Music massively influences visual art, and vice versa. This monthly feature introduces you to musical individuals through the other art...
Published: Thursday, 28th January 2021
Author: Jasper Golding
j g b - O Futuro Da Passada (DOM016)

j g b - O Futuro Da Passada (DOM016)
Premiere

Delightfully crunchy syncopated beat slicing its way into darkness.From j g b's Ossos do Ofício EP on Rio de Janeiro-based Domina.Out 05.02.2021 on digital - Pre-order: https://dominalabel.bandcamp.com...
Published: Thursday, 28th January 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Gecin & DJ Suzmo - 3 Rivières (DJ Suzmo Remix)

Gecin & DJ Suzmo - 3 Rivières (DJ Suzmo Remix)
Premiere

Syncopated bass remix by DJ Suzmo also responsible for half of the original with Gecin from their Crystal Stairs EP released in October of last year.From Crystal Stairs Remix Edition V/A compilation...
Published: Wednesday, 27th January 2021
Author: Loose Lips
Wade Watts' 10 retro games with actual great music

Wade Watts' 10 retro games with actual great music
Picks

Who, or maybe should we say 'what', is Wade Watts? It has been recently discovered that this entity has been synthesised in a FPGA (a neat piece of technology, a kind of reprogrammable set of circuits...
Published: Tuesday, 26th January 2021
Author: Loose Lips
DJ.wav - Wish U Were Here (ROUGH CUTS 04)

DJ.wav - Wish U Were Here (ROUGH CUTS 04)
Premiere

Excerpt from the fourth instalment in the Rough Cuts series, Wish You Were Here is a breakbeat fantasy tune, heavenly to the max!From DJ.wav's Influx EP on Too Rough 4 Radio.Out 18.02.2021 onlimited...
Published: Tuesday, 26th January 2021
Author: Loose Lips