We caught up with Paris-based producer Mondkopf to discuss the making of his quietly stunning new album as he gives further insight on his craft and vision, speaks about his influences and how analogue accelerates his creative process.
We caught up with Athens based left-field dub producer Jay Glass Dubs shortly before his recent recent UK tour. The prolific Bokeh Versions/Seagrave/Tapeworm affiliated artist discusses the nature of dub music, his unique approach to composition, and life in the Greek capital.
Gathered under the enigmatic name of De-Bons-En-Pierre with an exciting off-axis debut for Josh Cheon's Dark Entries, L.I.E.S. very own analogue fiddler Beau Wanzer and French techno experimentalist Maoupa Mazzocchetti unite in a twopronged attack towards senseless standards and calibrated boredom on the weirdly mouth-watering 'Crepes'.
Following our Inverted Audio x Smallville Records party last Friday with Jacques Bon at Peckham Springs, we sat down with Jacques to discuss his new record shop in Paris located on 26 Rue du Château d'Eau, which he opened on 4th January 2017 with a special launch party featuring Move D, Julius Steinhoff and Smallville's famed illustrator Stefan Marx.
Jenifa Mayanja's new effort 'Orbit 02' on Bass Cadet records is a lush example of her wide-lens approach, exploring a sound palette that ranges from Latin-inflected grooves to sleek synthetic tides onto African polyrhythms with equal aplomb.
With Passport To Paradise's new release about to hit the streets, we took the chance to have a chat with Lenny Paradise, the man behind it all, and learn about his long-haul experience in electronic music, unique encounters and further projects for the future. Stream the funk-soaked 'Bear Claw', taken from 'Nemas Problemas Vol.2' within.
Following his debut release on Meda Fury in 2015, Tokyo-based producer Ryota OPP returns with his debut full-length 'Pale Lux'. We caught up with Ryota for a quick-fire chat as he selected some personal pictures and transformed each track from the album into haiku to better capture the mood and essence of his compositions.