As Fantastic Man, Superconscious Records boss Mic Newman got us used to hi-NRG blends of organic, exotica-infused boogie and straight-up jacking rhythms. Under his Mind Lotion moniker, it's a feast of chimey inflections and vaporous flute lines that unfurls, matching the intoxicating feel of the summits with the horizontal quietness of a shimmering seaway.
Following up his promising debut album, Pris returns this fall on Avian with the all-consuming 'Love, Labour, Loss’. We caught up with the UK-born, Berlin-based producer to find out more about the making of his new release, as he reveals more on the duology's raison d'être and his growing appetite for production. Stream the dark and wild 'Feral Calling' within.
Five years after the last episode of The End Of All Existence, Milton Bradley is back with the ultimate number of the series, the soberly-titled 'Part III'. We took the chance to discuss this particular project, the recent release of his debut LP and how Berlin shaped his vision. You can also stream the gloomy ambient cut '6 Minutes Before Dawn' within.
With FTD's new instalment - Georgia's high-in-vitamin 'Import Fruit' - freshly out in all good record stores, we took the chance to discuss label evolution, visual identity and recent favourites with bossman Charles Drakeford as he selects some of the tracks that played a significant role in his musical growth.