We caught up with Todd Sines and Charles Noel to discuss HELIC.AL’s raison d’être as they dive into more than two decades of sound experimentations, research and intense reflection, as well as the making of their debut LP, ‘Transmit’, which you can now stream in full within.
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.