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...
More of the darkest crafted sonics from UK duo Raime, on the highly regarded Blackest Ever Black. 'Told and Collapsed' conjuring spine-tingling atmospheres through fine-spun dubby industrial textures, 'You Will Lift…' reverberating sinister rhythms. Perfect alleviation from xmas overkill.
This artist is featured in Podcast #024:
More dark stirrings from British duo Raime spanning a dusky terrain of occult atmospheres and dubbed out ethnic percussion. Regis extracts the primal techno core from their first EP's 'This Foundry', drawing out the eroded surfaces from the original's fragility - a crushing beast of a remix. Recommended.
This artist is featured in Update #037:
Apparat, John Roberts, Darkstar
Gems aplenty in this edition of our monthly newsletter, from Apparat's stunning DJ-KiCKS, to John Robert's excellent album debut for Dial, and Darkstar's likewise stunning first on Hyperdub. The Modeselektor boys release the extended vinyl edits of their more...
This artist is featured in Update #034:
Commix, Rustie, Sick Girls
If it ain't broke, don't fix it, they say. No music in this newsletter needs fixing however, despite containing some of the most advanced breakbeat science perceived by human ears. Covering all intensity levels, we recommend Rustie's relentless skids this more...
This artist is featured in Feature #113:
A Primer to Witch House, Drag and Chillwave
'No witches in this house', reads the myspace page of Balam Acab, a.k.a. 19-year-old Brooklyn-based producer Alec Koone, whose 'See Birds EP' has been one of the finest slices of tripped-out, slow-motion dubtronica this year. Genres can be stigmas, and while more...