This artist is featured in Update #087:
Voigt & Voigt, Jamie Lidell, Dadub, L-Vis 1990
Oh, February, where art thy days? Well, the month may have been short, but our selection suggests otherwise with great exclusives (Raíz! L-Vis 1990!), amazing albums (Dadub, Bad Cop Bad Cop, Jamie Lidell, Wraetlic, Trus'me, Lusine, Mano Le Tough, 2x Voigt & more...
The second of Evgeny Pozharnov's two-part debut album strikes as tough as the first, a grim urban vision enacted with jump-up seething electro razor-synths and roving stylistically across late-dubstep, neo-electro, acid and euro-techno. Perhaps rebellion for the Boys Noize generation, a couple of alright tracks here.
This artist is featured in Update #085:
Vladislav Delay, Madteo, Kris Wadsworth, Raime
In a month not short on excellent club-ready releases it was the wealth and quality of experimental electronica recordings that surprised us most. From Mouse on Mars' bastardly bass music mutations over the jazzy timbres of Nicolas Jaar's 'Don't Break My Love' more...
Russian producer Proxy presents the first part of his debut album, the raw rave energy of his idols the Prodigy apparent. His production talent nimbly flitting between breakcore, drum'n'bass, the noisiest sawtooth dubstep with ethnics twists. If you still live with your parents, this one will definitely rile them.