Laurel Halo will release her third LP Dust on June 23rd via Hyperdub Records and “Jelly” is our first listen in on the upcoming work. The track features vocals by Klein and Lafawndah, as well as Halo’s unique take on techno and dance music. If the musician/producer’s strategy has been to take those genres apart across her past efforts, it […]Read more ›
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Watch Moiré’s “Lost You (ft. DRS)” Video: Next year UK producer Moiré will release his No Future LP on February 17 via Ghostly International. Discussing the album’s pointed title, he explains: “It’s the way the whole world thinks. It’s almost like we’re in this mad cycle. In a way, we have no choice—we either adapt to the situation or we’re […]Read more ›
Norwich-based producer Sully makes cinematic bass music with noir allure on his excellent new 12″ Vamp (Black Acre). Jack Stevens ability to blend the grit of UK grime and bass, with its distant American cousins juke and footwork, is immediately apparent on the title track, but the producer adds icy atmospherics and the kinds of razor sharp beats and bass […]Read more ›
Fatima Al Qadiri‘s Brute LP is due out March 4th, and it will be the artist’s second release for Hyperdub Records. Speaking with Mixmag‘s Deforrest Brown this week, Al Qadiri explained the title of her new record this way: “Brute is a kind of counterpoint to the word thug, and how people over the last two years have been speaking […]Read more ›
UK-based producer Kensaye delivers some delicious ear candy on his new track, “Mazu“. Named after the ancient Chinese goddess of the sea who protects fishermen and sailors, this cut’s laid back and peripatetic groove seamlessly blends syncopated rhythmic elements with mercurial vocal samples for a stylish bit of well-traveled pop. Uncluttered and airy in the best of ways, Kensaye layers […]Read more ›
Today we take a listen in on the UK’s thriving and cosmopolitan electronic music scene with this new cut “MMRH“, from the 20-year-old Brixton-based producer Gaunt. While studying graphics in London, Jack Warne decided to send off some of his tracks to producer/label owner Beneath, who quickly jumped at the opportunity to release the young man’s music. His debut EP, […]Read more ›
Having long since graduated from being just that “girl in a video”, FKA twigs has subsequently revealed herself to be a creative force of nature with an elemental and singular vision. She follows up her excellent 2014 album LP1 with a new 5-song EP effort on Young Turks, M3LL155X. Again collaborating with the in-demand producer Boots, the artist reports that […]Read more ›