Following up to his debut tape – ‘Rooms‘ – released a few weeks ago via Unknown Precept, up-and-coming NYC producer Santiago Leyba returns to the Berlin-based
Since emerging back in 2015, DIY-ers Pater Noster Ltd. have steadily grown into a sureshot supplier of off-road sonics and explosive club-focused ordnance; keeping an all-out borderline and noise-friendly attitude in the scope whilst moving with
Gathered under the enigmatic name of De-Bons-En-Pierre with an exciting off-axis debut for Josh Cheon’s Dark Entries, L.I.E.S. very own analogue fiddler Beau Wanzer and French techno experimentalist Maoupa Mazzocchetti unite in a twopronged attack towards senseless standards and calibrated boredom on the weirdly mouth-watering ‘Crepes’.
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.
Seeing Aussie producer Leo James land on the rising Vienna-based, Bauhaus-friendly label Neubau, is far from a coincidence and certainly a good occasion to see what he is up to once taken out of his antipodean comfort zone. Promises kept, the tantalising joint venture has confirmed to be a matter of heart and mind in equal amount.
Mind Records honcho MOYO takes the helm with a rough and rugged mix of gloomy industrial, off-kilter electronics and dystopian proto-tech blends. Since good things often come in twos, you can also check our quick fire Q&A with Abraham where we discuss the label’s neatly thought-out audiovisual designs and aspirations.