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BICEP remix 808 State’s ‘In Yer Face’ | New Music Only the other day, whilst discussing Junior Boys latest EP, we were commenting on the unprecedented level of interest in all sounds of 80's origin. Well Stranger Things have happened, but it would appear on the strength of Bicep announcing that they have just remixed non other than the legendary 808 state, that are observations are well founded. As with previous Bicep remixes you could argue that this is more of a retouch than a remix. There is no great departure from the source material but rather a respectful update and tweak. Its almost as though they see a remix as an opportunity to ... Read more / Preview track
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Roland hints at adding 909 to it’s Boutique Range… | News You may remember towards the back end of 2015 that Roland launched their 'Boutique Range' with the iconic Jupiter-8, Juno-106 and JX-3P all getting a present day refit. Well since then, according to FACT Mag, Reddit, and various other fan-boy sites it has been rumoured that the legendary and highly sought after 808 & 909 could potentially be joining the range. Yet despite the persistent and unrelenting conjecture, to this day those rumours have been, well, just that, rumours...until perhaps now! Earlier this week Roland announced that on September 9th they would be holding a special ... Read more / Preview track
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Albrecht La’Brooy – Encounter [Analogue Attic] New Music Every woken up feeling stressed and angry at the world for no apparent reason. Thats me today, every little noise, dog getting in the way or Apple update that refuses to work, is literally pushing me towards the edge of insanity. All I wanted to do was record a simple video to post to instagram, yet it would appear that is not to be my destiny today. Instead the dog tripped me up, my neighbours are standing directly below my window loudly discussing vegetables, yes vegetables, and every local boy racer appears to have had a birthday over night in which they all received a stupidly large ... Read more / Preview track
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Why are so many DJ’s boring? Feat. J TIJN’s banging ‘ER’ | New Music DJ's have your sets got a little stale and predictable? Non-DJs do you find DJ sets are often stale and predictable? No problem we have the answer: 'J Tijn - ER'. The legend that is John Digweed was recently quoted saying... "If you're the biggest DJ in the world, you're in a position where you can play stuff that people don't know and blow their minds. But if you just choose to play stuff they know, just to get a reaction, thats just being lazy".  We think he has a point, with the vast majority of sets we've heard over the years often lacking any sort of guile or imagination as the DJ ... Read more / Preview track
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[Mixtapes] Sleep D – Technique Mix Series 056 Need a fresh mixtape for the weekend? Well search no longer as Australian duo 'Sleep D' have stepped in with their exclusive mix for the Tokyo based record store 'Technique'. Assuming you like your mixes to progressively build in intensity with long seamlessly blended records, that all seem to be cut from the same lacquer, then this is the mix for you. On the other hand if you're the sort of person who likes a mix to smack-em in the face like a Mike Tyson left hook, then this is probably not for you. Sleep D are in no hurry here as the shimmering piano led opener meanders its full seven ... Read more / Preview track
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David Holmes & Jon Hopkins ft Stephen Rea – Elsewhere Anchises Jon Hopkins is not known for a prolific release schedule, with his last meaningful offering coming two years ago with the 'Asleep EP', which was actually a 4 track rework of his 2013 Immunity LP. That being said with certain artists long delays between releases is often a reason to get excited, as it usually means they have been studiously writing and re-writing new music to the point of all consuming perfection. Refusing to release anything that doesn't match their own meticulously imposed standards. Like Daft Punk, Boards Of Canada and Bonobo, among others, Jon Hopkins is not one to rush ... Read more / Preview track
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Shedbug ‘187 District’ [Boiler Room Debuts] | New Music What do you get when you cross a vegemite sandwich with techno? You get Melbourne based Australian producer 'Shedbug' and his ominously throbbing and exhilarating '187 District'. For anyone who is a regular reader of Blah Blah Blah you'll know we often get frustrated with the bewildering appreciation of numbingly dull techno, an appreciation that is presently rampant across many platforms. For us it often feels as though those exalting the latest techno 12" have completely lost context of what makes a good record and have become so blinkered by their genre that their judgement lacks ... Read more / Preview track
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UMFANG – Riffs [1080p] | New Music Here at BBB we endeavour as best we can to support as much upfront fresh music as we can, its a labour of love and we most certainly don't select our posts based on potential ad revenue. However that does mean we rely on you the reader to retweet, like and credit the artists and music we find, if you don't the artist is not getting the exposure they deserve and us the encouragement we need in order to keep putting in the hours digging. Don't keep the music to yourself, keep sharing. Right party political broadcast over, lets get stuck into our latest find, which is perhaps the least ... Read more / Preview track