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Black Merlin: Phase One

Needless to say George Thompson has been on fire as of late. If you check in on a regular basis at your local record store you’ll have noticed his omnipresence both on the shelves and in a flurry of DJ bags altogether. After a host of compelling transmissions on Island Of The Gods, Berceuse Heroique and Jealous God, Black Merlin takes back his magic wand for a two-track brain melter on Rotterdam’s finest Pinkman.

Violet

Lisbon-based producer Violet is actively promoting Portuguese music through Rádio Quântica, a radio station she co-founded alongside her partner in crime Photonz. In our interview Violet discusses her subtle craft and delivers a captivating mix of acid beats, swinging house and rugged techno.

Fabric 91: Nina Kraviz

Fabric close out the year with a techno mix from Nina Kraviz. Following on from last year’s DJ Kicks session, it represents a significant A-to-Z journey with a tour through a vibrant and varied landscape. Featuring archive tracks and unreleased moments from her трип label, breath-taking is not a strong enough word to encapsulate it.

Nautiluss

Following the release of Reflections EP on Spectral Sound, Canadian producer Nautiluss takes to the Inverted Audio mix series with a vinyl mix straight off the cuff. Warmth and vibrancy in abundance, this is something you want while the sun spends its day hugging the horizon.

S.O.N.S: Shinjuku One Night Stand

After making quite a splash with the widely praised inaugural transmission of the T.O.K.Y.O series, released via his own eponymous imprint two years ago, mysterious producer S.O.N.S is back with the just as massive ‘Shinjuku One Night Stand’ – a six-track double pack larded with acidic salvos, augmented jungle moves and irruptive laser-battle gunnery.

Premiere: Asymmetrical – Banging In The Haze

Asymmetrical ‘Banging In The Haze‘ is a dusty jam brimming with raw hi-hats twirling along acidic synths. Marking the transition from a busy night to the caressing light of dawn, a celestial and smooth melody takes over darkness and deploys its wings towards welcoming lo-fi house lands; still exuding a metallic aftertaste of down-pitched breaks, muffled drums and magnetic bleeps.

Benedikt Frey

Benedikt Frey pays tribute to the past, present and future of dance music in this weeks mix through an enticing mosaic of 90s-infused breakbeat, industrial, acid and grim techno. We also had a chat to discuss production methods, influences and releases.

Bill Converse: Warehouse Invocation

Following the release of Bill Converse’s stand out album in January, his latest 4-track EP on Dark Entries is enthralling from the the off, there is little, if any, to fault.

Various Artists: I Love Acid 10

With previous entries easily selling out their appropriate quantity of 808 copies, this isn’t so much a place to jump in to get acquainted, more a place to get on before you are left behind completely.

Graham Dunning: Auxon

Auxon is the first recorded documentation of Graham Dunning’s Mechanical Techno set up. Part installation, part hardware rave system…layers of vinyls spinning on record player axles are used to bash contact mics or trigger drum machines and synths, which are mixed and manipulated live.

Best Releases: April 2016

Our April roundup is here and all set to disclose some of the past month’s finest fragrances! The selection makes for a bracing shower of hefty floor artillery, washed-out smooth sailers and other shady night hunters. Get locked!