X-Kalay label founder Sam Astbury busts all possible affiliations and putative genre classification to dish out a solar-powered journey across seaside dreamscapes, seesawing acid reliefs and other opulently textured off-piste trails. Warm, soothing, all-round sprightly house vibrations aplenty.
Was this the most anticipated DJ set of 2018? Did it deliver against all the negativity, befuddled organisation, extortionate ticket price and questionable venue? Tom Durston attempts to answer all of these questions in this review of Aphex Twin at Funkhaus Berlin.
Morr Music serve up a gorgeous collaboration between Danish electronic trio System and German composer Nils Frahm. With a focus on deep, pensive atmospherics, 'Plus' is a widescreen cinematic journey of an album with elegant, organic electronics as perfect accompaniment to Nils' keyboard work.