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Best Albums of 2019

Over the past 12 months we have overindulged in a vast array of consistently on-point long players from artists both new and old. As with tradition we have compiled what we believe to be the best albums of 2019.

Gacha Bakradze: Extensions

Gacha Bakradze latest extended player ‘Extensions’ pushes breakbeat to the forefront of a techno and IDM-flavoured sound.

Scott Young

Ahead of the release of his upcoming extended player on Hugo Capablanca’s imprint, Hong-Kong born producer Scott Young delivers an hour-long treat of mid-tempo goodness, blurring the lines betwixt IDM, DnB, bass, broken beat and other electronic oddities.

Quirke: Steal A Golden Hail

Followers of Quirke will be relieved to find that the producer’s first full-length album marks his arrival at precisely the sound that he has been consistently mining for the last five years. And given the quality of his previous output, it should come as no surprise that this vein is both rich and deep.

Stenny: Upsurge

Stenny’s debut full-length ‘Upsurge’ has the pedigree to stand proudly amongst the past years’ most accomplished long-players.

Aphex Twin at Printworks

Aphex Twin affirms his royal status in worldwide dance music with a ballistic performance for Red Bull Music Festival at Printworks London, combining sound, light and artistic vision.

Seph: Tierra del Fuego

Even though the eclectic 4 tracker never quite reaches the heights of the artists that have clearly inspired the Argentinian producer, he nonetheless delivers a refreshing update on a genre many fail to eclipse.