It was easy to see from its early days that Private Persons was evidently doing something special. The Moscow based record label has been on a steady
Chafik Chennouf heads up the uncompromising Leyla Records and straddles the increasingly familiar verticals of DJ, producer and label owner. An approach that we could all learn from in 2019. Of course, music paints a million words, so we took the opportunity to draft in Chafik to provide a mix to showcase his sound and share a rare selection of words.
Vester Koza’s debut album on Houndstooth takes an intriguing look back over the nineties dance music scene. You may not think that statement alone is particularly unusual, however the IDM slant of ‘loader mither’ sets itself apart from other retrospectively minded works that mine the strait-laced tropes of the era.
With Don’t Be Afraid setting benchmarks and then successively smashing them, Inverted Audio was presented with the chance to host a mix from B.D.A. label boss Benjamin Roth aka Semtek. Featuring some of his favourite oddball UK techno releases from the past alongside music from the labels that he’s into, this mix is a verdant exploration into Semtek’s musical taste.