After squeezing out more than his fair share of verifiable floor-shaking UK Funky hits this year, Danny Native delves into a more introverted deep house with this release on Tuscany's Bosconi Records. Euphoric samples, smooth classic house moves and ravey nuances make a very tidy EP. Recommended.
This artist is featured in Update #026:
Mount Kimbie, ASC, Peverelist
It's all coming apart. For years dubstep has seemed like a field of limitless possibilities, its syncopated rhythms and wobbly basslines lending themselves to endless permutation. All this has changed over the past few months. Where a year ago only the more...
This artist is featured in Update #023:
Ben Klock, Kode9, Pan Sonic
It's getting hot hot hot. The best thing to take to the beach is certainly a great DJ mix in your earplugs, and this month wasn't short on first-rate specimen: Kode9, Michael Mayer and dOP mix albums all feature in this newsletter, and Ben Klock even claims more...
This artist is featured in Update #014:
MAKING CONTAKT, Dettmann, The Black Dog, Caribou
Techno takes over the big screen - if anyone could ever be trusted to bring the club experience to a cinematic format, it is Richie Hawtin, and this is just what he did. 'MAKING CONTAKT' is the documentary film of his Minus label's monumental 10-year more...
This artist is featured in Update #012:
Roska, SBTRKT, Ikonika
New sounds are taking over the airwaves: Old-school house chords, R&B vocals, and the light-footed grooves of UK garage are the ingredients that make up what some call UK funky, a style that's rapidly spreading from South London boroughs to Berlin techno clubs more...
Getting big time support from the likes of Martyn, Mary Anne Hobbs, and Kode 9, remixing Ikonika's 'Idiot' on Hyperdub, and lining up a release for 3024, Altered Natives' star is seriously on the rise. He follows up his smash, 'Rass Out', with the sultry 'Believe In Me' and the ultra-heavy 'Raaatid Einstein'!