Reza Athar serves up a polyamorous blender of styles and tempo, steering far, far away from the no-nonsense 4/4 galaxy to settle halfway guitar-strewn psychedelia, kosmische-informed keyboard motifs, tribal jams and cross-pollinated ’80s synth-pop and exotica hybrids.
Interested to learn more about Riga’s local electronic music scene and Antinote’s recent repress of Sign Libra’s debut ‘Closer To The Equator’ EP, we sat down with the Latvian producer to discuss her musical background, artistic aims, as well as her infinite love for BBC nature documentaries and Prokofiev.
Amsterdam duo Beesmunt Soundsystem deploy a wide-spanning palette of exotica-infused electronics, toasty grooves and further downtempo oddities sure to warmly offset the harsh cold outside. They also discuss their recent trip to Japan. Lock in, grab a plaid and pour yourself a fresh cup of green tea.