Dutch label Leyla Records are preparing to unleash a compilation of tracks showcasing their uncompromising vision of techno. ‘Unwitch – The First Session‘ features luminaries such
Although there is a rising sentiment that everyone and their dog is now listening to ambient, Ripperton’s ‘Sight Seeing’ LP on ESP Institute has been a constant companion for myself over the past couple of months. In a high volume, high consumption world, an album being as tenacious as ‘Sight Seeing’ is something to truly value.
Prolific Russian artist Nocow, real name Aleksei Nikitin, has landed a release on Radio Slave’s Rekids with quite some intent. Released last week ‘Samaya Dolgaya Noch‘ has been garnering diverse and acclaimed support. Think Galcher Lustwerk with the darkness ramped to 11! In celebration of the release, we are pleased to present to you the self-directed music video for the title track.
Jimmy Asquith is best known for heading up the suite of Lobster Theremin labels, it’s distribution arm, and its fledgling London based record store. Just recently, he has started to make himself known as a producer in his own right, rolling out an EP and archive out-takes releases under the moniker Tom Hang. Now, following these initial exploratory expeditions, is his debut album ‘To Be Held In A Non-Position’.
Hype itself is a devious beast, which can toy with perception, especially with regards to helping you internally over-selling, say, a sprawling eight vinyl monster as a landmark as you succumb to its fever. With that in mind, coming into ‘Endless’ blind was a delightful experience, both through an unexpected surprise and also knowing that all appreciation was untainted.