August 2011

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Posted in: New Music

Juk Juk – Winter Turn Spring Earlier today Four Tet announced (on twitter) the next couple of releases on his label, Text. One of which is the debut release from Juk Juk and comes in the form of 'Winter Turn Spring'. You can see why Four Tet has opted to release this as it starts with a sample looped and chopped in a similar way to Hebden's recent offerings before dropping into a skipping garage beat. There's a hefty amount of bass thrown in as well so this'll go down nicely on the dance-floor. Juk Juk is Caleb Waterman, a producer living in London. Check out his soundcloud for some more quality electronica and look ... Read more / Preview track
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Posted in: Albums

Toddla T – Watch Me Dance (Album Review) Toddla T is having a run of bad luck around the release of his second album 'Watch Me Dance'. First, an advance copy of the album was leaked by an irresponsible journalist who Ninja Tune quite rightly named and shamed. As a result, the album had to be rush-released digitally to try and mop up some online sales whilst the physical release was pushed forward. Then, all his CDs were lost in the fire in the PIAS warehouse meaning that the release had to be pushed back another week. Here's hoping that the next few paragraphs will convince you to go out and support an unlucky artist, label and ... Read more / Preview track
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ZZT – Vulcan Alarm (Turbo) Got sent this one a few days ago on promo, however the combination of a family crisis and a 5am flight to Vietnam to prepare for meant I was unable to post before leaving. However despite being on holiday my compulsive BBB disorder means that I am typing this piece in the dark at midnight whilst the better half sleeps and is non the wiser. Anyway thats enough pre-amble, ZZT latest offering is another electro banger that compliments their already strong back catalogue (Lower States of Consciousness, The Worm, and ZZafrika). The single boasts an original mix which is our personal pick and three ... Read more / Preview track
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Posted in: Albums

Jamie Jones – Fabric 59 (Album Review) With all this new, interesting bass music flying around it's nice to see that Fabric still have time to push the staple of electronic music: House. Jamie Jones' contribution to the Fabric series is just that. Morph into fabric 59: Jamie Jones The first half of the mix is a smooth journey through the sparser, less sensational side of the genre. Chugging bass synths, kicks and cymbals link up for hypnotic grooves, punctuated with vocal loops and sporadic stabs. It's a mesmerising listen, the subtlety of the tracks and the mixing manages to convey a greater sense of melody, space and ... Read more / Preview track
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Posted in: Blog

Fake Blood – Deep Red EP (Teaser) Its been a while but Fake Blood is back with a new EP 'Deep Red', and as you would expect its premium Electro House. Having listened to the teaser its fair to say that Fake Blood hasn't attempted to re-invent himself with this release but rather build upon previous glories with a growling 3 track EP that is sure to appeal to the Electro heads among you. Of the three tracks Deep Red is the strongest and the one we expect to be on heavy rotation. Fake Blood - Deep Red EP Out September 2011 Also if you have a little spare time you should check Fake Blood's 'Used' series which is 4 x ... Read more / Preview track
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Posted in: New Music

Scuba – Adrenalin (Hotflush Recordings) We'll start by clearly stating that this is probably the best EP from start to finish that we've heard this year. For the un-initiated Scuba is the head honcho of Hotflush Recordings which was founded in 2003 and quickly became synonymous with the sound that came to be known as dubstep. Since then Hotflush has broadened in genre as it has explored and expanded upon its founding philosophy of presenting fresh new music, introducing us to the likes of Mount Kimbie, Benga, Joy Orbison, Marytn, Sigha and himself among others. In 2010 Scuba released his debut album 'Triangulation', and in 2011 ... Read more / Preview track
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Posted in: Features

Survival of The Independent Music Industry Over the past week England has witnessed some particularly disturbing scenes of civil unrest and our thoughts go out to those who have been directly affected by last weeks rioting, looting and violence. The weeks events became particuarly poignant when we learnt that a Sony warehouse which shared its space with the largest UK Independent Music Distributor 'PIAS' was burnt to the ground. PIAS store and distribute music for most of the UK's independent labels and artists. Overnight they lost an estimated 750,000 CDs, records and DVDs to the fire. Toddla T (Pictured above) - lost all copies ... Read more / Preview track
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Posted in: Latest

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