Having kept our opinion quiet over the past two years, we’ve compiled what we believe to be the best albums of 2018.
Vester Koza’s debut album on Houndstooth takes an intriguing look back over the nineties dance music scene. You may not think that statement alone is particularly unusual, however the IDM slant of ‘loader mither’ sets itself apart from other retrospectively minded works that mine the strait-laced tropes of the era.
Three years on since their last instalment on the label, Norwegian-born, Berlin-based duo Soft As Snow eventually return to Fabric’s offshoot Houndstooth with their debut full-length, ‘Deep
In celebration of their 5th year anniversary, influential London-based record label Houndstooth have released a pay-what-you-like 15-track compilation featuring an array of artists from their discography and brand
In a world where the average person gives a track seven seconds for a hook to manifest, make sure time is set aside before deciding to experience ‘Embers’. An album in the truest sense of the word, it flourishes when play is pressed on track one and silence only resumes after the suite of fourteen reaches its end.
“Our Spaces” is absurdly crammed with powerhouse belters, of blistering and emotive electronic music, of tentative air and formidable listening. In its entirety, Guy Andrews has created a perfect mix of otherworldly techno and distorted post-rock, strewn together then torn right back up again, a palpable irony against the laws of electronic music, that works so, so well.