February 2011

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Posted in: New Music

Stopmakingme – Rattle EP (Bang Gang) Dan Avery AKA Stopmakingme has always been destined for electronic stardom, and in the last few months things have really started to take shape as his self penned productions have started to emerge. His first EP 'Wrapped in Plastic' was a solid EP of tightly looped sounds, pumping bass layered with energetic 808 and live sounding percussion. Although a solid EP it was unlikely to change the course of musical folk lore, but it did suggest Mr Avery was someone to keep an eye on, and his follow up 'Rattle EP' justifys this faith. Rattle EP's first two tracks take reference from 'Wrapped in ... Read more / Preview track
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Posted in: Mixtape

Lil Silva – Lovebox’s Bangs the Box Mixtape It’s the weekend and we have a special little treat to get you in the party mood in the shape of an exclusive 'Lil Silva - Lovebox's Bangs the Box Mixtape'. Lil Silva of Night Slugs notoriety kindly recorded this for the Lovebox crew in anticipation of his set at 'Bang the Box' presents 'Night Slugs' at XOYO on March 5th. For full details on this event Click Here. The mix itself is exactly what you would expect from a member of the Night Slugs collective, UK Funky Dubstep type sounds and vibe underpinned by a rolling house beat and erratic percussion. Overall this is a great little ... Read more / Preview track
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Electronic Artist of the Week #5 – Midland Leeds based DJ & Producer Midland is the 5th in our 'Electronic Artist of the Week' series and couldn't be more appropriate when you consider in a recent interview with Pelski he sites our home town 'Brighton' and 'The Big Beach Boutique 2' as pivotal moments in his musical genesis. Midland like a number of new producers that have emerged in the last 8-10 months simply makes electronic music, and what I mean by this is that his sounds, structure and influences are not restricted to any single genre or trend, taking reference from House, Techno, Dubstep, Drum & Bass, Electronica and ... Read more / Preview track
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Posted in: Albums

Egyptrixx – Bible Eyes (Album Review) 2010 proved to be a good year for thoughtful electronica, with Four Tet, Caribou, Gold Panda and a few others littering a host of respected 'Best Of' lists. 2011's first contender comes in the form of Egyptrixx's debut. Bible Eyes - Released March 7th (Night Slugs) Bible Eyes provides ten tracks of complete restraint. Each centred on an abstract synthesiser that pulses and oscillates in the fore. Surrounding these squirming lead lines is a myriad of tiny, taps, hits and scrapes that pop and patter in every possible direction. Egyptrixx's use of space and sound is so expert that it seems ... Read more / Preview track
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Electronic Artist of the Week #4 – TEED TEED or Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs hails from Oxford and has been turning heads with his Vocalised bleeps and beats for a good 12 months now. His first EP 'All in One Sixty Dancehalls' was released on Greco-Roman in May 2009 and while a little indistinct it laid the platform for the critically well received 'All in Two Sixty Dancehalls' and 'Household Goods' EP's. His sound now has its own distinctive edge, pushing the vocals to the front and expertly blending emotive moments with crunching synths and beats. So good is the TEED sound that he is increasingly in demand to take it on the ... Read more / Preview track
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Electronic Artist of the Week #3 – Julio Bashmore Whilst a large proportion of the DJ/Producer House market has been erring towards the more classic Vocal led Chicago House sound in recent months there are a select few who have opted to listen more closely to the Detroit House sound. Detroit House or Techno inspired the birth of Dance music on a global scale and it seems fitting after more than 25 years since Disco died and Dance was born that the new generation of producers are taking reference from the past to create the sounds of the future. Julio Bashmore is one of said producers releasing EPs that effortlessly combine the classic 808 ... Read more / Preview track
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Posted in: Latest

Boys Noize & Housemeister – Shizzo EP Boys Noize teams up with fellow label mate Housemeister to release the banging 3 track 'Shizzo EP'. All three tracks are bleeping distorted ear drum destroyers of the highest quality, with a little disco groove thrown in for the weekend. We recommend all three tracks if you like your music intense, noisy, and distorted. Boys Noize & Housemeister – Shizzo EP Related Posts Boys Noize - Super Acid Boys Noize - Essential Mix ... Read more / Preview track
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Icicle – Dreadnaught ft SP:MC (OFFICIAL VIDEO) Icicle of Shogun Audio preempts the release of his 'Dreadnaught' single with what appears to be a video homage to Transformers and The Battle of the Planets.'Dreadnaught' is released Feb 28th and is taken from the highly anticipated debut album 'Under the Ice' Icicle - Under The Ice - Released Spring ... Read more / Preview track