Premiere: Lighght ‘Scamming’

Turin’s early reflex label celebrates its second anniversary in June with the release of a new compilation. Hear Irish producer Lighght’s contribution, ‘Scamming’ below.  Since launching in 2020, early reflex has transcended geographical and genre borders to become a truly international imprint for leftfield sonics. Like its UK counterparts Nervous …

Premiere: Byron Yeates ‘Sweat Ur Prayers’

Byron Yeates will release his debut solo EP, ‘Sweat Ur Prayers’, in June. You can listen to the title track below.  Across three tracks, and a remix from Lawrence Lee, the Radiant Love co-founder captures the popular Berlin rave’s blissed-out atmosphere, and celebrates the healing power of the dancefloor in …

Premiere: Tribal Brothers ‘Pepper’

Tribal Brothers will release a new EP, ‘Formation’, via Livity Sound this month. Listen to ‘Pepper’ below.  The London-based duo of  LR Groove and Razzler Man follow up their 2021 collab with DJ Polo, ‘The Link Up’, with four more cuts that blend UK Funky swing with different strands of …

Premiere: Reflec ‘Glue’

The sixth release on Berlin-via-London DJ Tasha’s Neighbourhood label comes courtesy of Reflec. Listen to the opening track, ‘Glue’, below.  The London producer serves up three original cuts of weighty breakbeat techno. Geared fully toward the dancefloor, it’s the beefy rhythms that carry these cuts, with flourishes of sci-fi synth, …

Premiere: FILM ‘I’ve Always Liked Trance’

New Delhi-based DJ and producer FILM will release his self-titled debut album via Qilla Records this month. Listen to ‘I’ve Always Liked Trance’ below.  Inspired by hip-hop and pop production techniques, the Medium Rare party-starter sculpts 13 cuts of hi-def electronic music. With a view to writing songs that tell …

Premiere: Sandilé ‘Sista From Da Block’

Sandilé will release a new EP via Berlin’s Home Again Records this week. Listen to ‘Sista From Da Block’ below.  The Cologne-based DJ and producer skips through classic garage, jungle and deep on the EP’s three original cuts. Opener ‘Bossbias’, an irresistibly nostalgic garage house pumper, originated as a collab …

Premiere: Maggie Tra ‘Apsara’

Maggie Tra will release her new single, ‘Apsara’, this Friday (20th May). Ahead of its official release, have an exclusive first listen below.  The Australia-born Khmer/Viet DJ and producer follows her recent ambient single ‘Broken Rice Feat. Phan Thuỷ’ and an appearance on Juba’s ‘The Assurance Compilation’ with a cut …

Premiere: Mason Maynard 'All Over U'

Mason Maynard will launch his own imprint later this week. The Manchester-based DJ and producer, who recently released his second record via Jamie Jones’ Hot Creations imprint alongside General Levy, debuts his own label Xscape tomorrow (13th May) with a brand new EP. Comprising of two dance cuts, ‘All Over …

Premiere: Jon1st & Shield ‘Swang’

Producers Jon1st and Shield will release their debut collaborative EP, ‘Focus’, this month. Listen to ‘Swang’ below.  Fusing former DMC world champion Jon1st’s turntablism techniques with Copenhagen-based 20/20 London affiliate Shield’s percussion skills, the pair dish up six tracks of tempo-shifting beat science. From wonky hip-hop and wobbling dubstep to …

Premiere: Aroent ‘Bobcat’

Aroent will release a new EP, ‘Say’, via Infinite Machine this month. Listen to ‘Bobcat’ below.  The Greek-born, Berlin-based DJ and producer’s debut for the Mexico City label slots easily into its experimental catalogue. Aroent uses his love for UK club styles and soundsystem culture as a jump-off point for …

Premiere: Phil Kieran ‘Troy Theme’

Phil Kieran has produced the soundtrack to a new crime thriller film, Nightride. Listen to the track, ‘Troy Theme’ below.  The Northern Irish techno stalwart sculpts a suitably tense and adrenaline-filled score for the one-shot flick, which follows a small-time Belfast criminal as he attempts to carry out one final …

Premiere: Earth Trax ‘Dream Pop’

Earth Trax will release his new album, ‘The Sensual World’, via Shall Not Fade on 20th May. Listen to the track ‘Dream Pop’ below.  The new LP from the prolific Warsaw-based producer and DJ – who also releases ambient works under his given name, Bartosz Kruczyński – follows the release …

Premiere: Ell Murphy x Mani Festo ‘Turning’

Ell Murphy and Mani Festo will release a new collaborative EP, ‘Turning’, via Murphy’s Jucey Tunes label this month. Listen to the title track below.  Following recent collaborations with the likes of Stones Taro, TSHA and DJ Perception, Murphy links up with Club Glow co-founder Mani Festo, pairing her resonant …

Premiere: Yokubari ‘Buki Vs Buki’

New York City-based producer and percussionist Yokubari will release a new EP, ‘Sakai’, via CHINABOT in May. Listen to ‘Buki Vs Buki’ below.  Across the four tracks on ‘Sakai’, which translates to “border” in Japanese”, Yokubari – who is also the drummer in experimental band Black Dice – seeks to …

Premiere: Soukah ‘Don't Care’

Sicaria Sound’s Cutcross Recordings will release its next compilation, ‘With The Sonant’, in June. Listen to Augsburg producer Soukah’s contribution ‘Don’t Care’ below.  With a view to spotlighting emerging talent in the global dubstep depths, the four tracks on this EP hit hard with rumbling beats, tremoring sub bass and …

Premiere: REES ‘Magic’

Palms Trax’s CWPT label will release a new EP from rising MIddlesbrough producer REES next month. ‘Devils Club’ will be released on 13th May and you can hear ‘Magic’ below.  Following releases from Palm’s Trax himself and a slew of reissues and mixtapes, REES’ four-track EP marks him out as …

Premiere: Ivy Lab ‘Domo’

London’s Critical Music is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month with the release of a new compilation, ‘20 Years Of Underground Sonics’. Ahead of its release tomorrow, 28th April, you can hear Ivy Lab’s contribution ‘Domo’ below.  Spanning 22 tracks, the compilation showcases numerous artists that have graced Kasra’s cutting …

Premiere: Dream_E ‘Grooverider (Live In Oslo)’

Dream_E will release a new two-track EP, ‘Revived’, in May, comprising excerpts from live sets recorded in 2019. Listen to the ravey techno cut, ‘Grooverider (Live In Oslo)’, below. Capturing the heady club energy of his live hardware sets, the Scotland-born, Berlin-based producer’s latest release lands on the same day …

Premiere: Adam BFD 'Cirrus Dreamz'

Adam BFD will release a new EP later this month. The Paris-based DJ and producer, who has appeared on Rinse FM France, as well as releasing a number of EPs via imprints like Distant Horizons, TXTR Recordings and Lobster Theremin, is set to return to the latter with a five-track EP. Incoming …

Premiere: An Avrin ‘Plata (Sonia Calico Remix)’

An Avrin will release a new EP, ‘Partisan Pitstop’, via Scuffed Recordings this Friday.  The London-based producer, who last appeared on Scuffed with 2020’s ‘Clodhopper’ EP, returns with four original cuts of razor-sharp breakbeats, wobbly basslines and oddball electronics and samples. Much like his Scuffed peers Nikki Nair and Ayesha, …

Premiere: Antagonist ‘Precession’

Antagonist will release a new two-tracker, ‘Precession/Enso’, via South London drum & bass label One.Seventy this month. Listen to ‘Precession’ below. The Manchester-based DJ and producer follows up releases for the heavyweight d&b label Samurai Music and his own Discipline imprint with two dark, rumbling cuts. Inspecting “ideas of arcane …

Premiere: Tentenko ‘The Fish Stone’

Tentenko will release a new EP, ‘The Soft Cave’, via Hamburg’s Couldn’t Care Less label this month. Listen to ‘The Fish Stone’ below. The Tokyo-based DJ, producer and live artist’s prolific catalogue of electronic music brims with disjointed techno beats, strange bass wobbles and wild collages of samples, loops and …

Premiere: Jaeho Hwang ‘Betweeness/사이/’

Jaeho Hwang will release his new EP, ‘Inner-self’, via CHINABOT on 1st June. Listen to, and watch the self-directed video for, ‘Betweeness/사이/’ below.  ‘Inner-self’ is the London/Seoul-based producer’s second EP for CHINABOT, and follows the release of 2019’s ‘Non-self 비자아’ EP. Described as a spiritual, as well as literal follow-up …

Premiere: Manami ‘Lizard Den’

Demi Riquísimo’s Semi Delicious label turns three this month, and is celebrating with the release of a new V/A 12” EP. Hear Bristol DJ and producer Manami’s contribution, ‘Lizard Den’, below.  Alongside Manami, tracks on the EP come from Manuel Darquart, Inner Zone and Riquísimo himself. Ranging from proggy psychedelic …

Premiere: dj_2button ‘Aurora Arrivals’

Bristol DIY station Noods Radio is launching a new label, Dummy Hand. The first release on the imprint will be a vinyl EP from dj_2button, titled ‘Transient Communications’. Listen to the opening track ‘Aurora Arrivals’ below.  The five-track ‘Transient Communications’ EP features “spaced out grooves designed to move your astral …

Premiere: Cici ‘Venus’

Cici will release a new EP, ‘CCMMMXXIX’, via Man Power’s Me Me Me label this week. Check out the track ‘Venus’ below.  The Irish-born, Ibiza-based DJ and producer follows her 2021 EP for Mella Dee’s Warehouse Music with four thumping techno cuts, each one laser-focused on the dancefloor, but with …

Premiere: Drummy ‘Double Stop’

Kindergarten Records is celebrating its second anniversary and tenth release this month with a new EP from label regular, Drummy.  In the two years since it launched, the NYC label has earned a reputation for releasing maximal, rhythmic music that twists the sounds of the UK hardcore continuum into heavy, …

Premiere: Alexis ‘ethereal skies’

London-based DIY collective and label femme culture will release their new charity compilation, ‘HeForShe Vol.4’, in aid of UN Women, this month. Hear London DJ and producer Alexis ‘ethereal skies’ from the comp below. Released on 15th April, the album features tracks spanning a range of club-focused styles from the …

Premiere: Long Island Sound ‘Fragments’

Long Island Sound have announced the release of their debut album, ‘Lost Connection’, via their own Signs of Space label. Ahead of its arrival on 13th May, hear the track ‘Fragments’ below.  The Dublin-based duo’s debut LP is a continuation of the blissed-out house, techno and electro sound they’ve cultivated …

Premiere: SHALT ‘Mirrorburst’

SHALT will release a new EP, ‘2140’, via his own REMADE label in April.  The London producer’s knack for fusing heavyweight soundsystem pressure with lucid sound design shines across these four tracks, pushing the experimental club style he’s demonstrated on previous EPs for Astral Plane and on his own pop …

Premiere: Emissive ‘Sunset Yellow’ 

Toronto’s Emissive will release his ‘City of Rooms’ EP on vinyl in April.  Originally released as digital exclusive in early 2021, the EP is now set to be released on 12” via Telephone Explosion Records. Across five tracks, Emissive sculpts a blissed-out analog odyssey, threading hazy ambient modes through house, …

Premiere: Maribel Tafur ‘Valle Sagrado feat. Ankalli’

A new collaborative project by Lima-based electronic music producer Maribel Tafur, the Mater Iniciativa research centre and renowned chef Virgilio Martínez explores the ecosystems, altitudes and biodiversity of Peru. A crowdfunding campaign to have the album released on vinyl is live here. Tafur’s ‘Mater Soundscapes Of Peru’ comprises 10 electronic …

Premiere: Lila Tirando a Violeta ‘Aguas Violentas’

Lila Tirando A Violeta will release her new album, ‘Desire Path’, via Mexico City’s NAAFI label on 8th April. Listen to the ‘Aguas Violentas’ featuring Colombian producer Verraco below.  The Montevideo, Uruguay artist’s second release for the label follows 2020’s ‘Limerencia’, which saw her fitting into the NAAFI catalogue comfortably with …

Premiere: Josi Devil ‘Breathe Easy’

Hackney’s Nervous Horizon will release the next edition of its V/A compilation series on 8th April. Having announced the release with label co-founder TSVI’s ‘Drama Demon’ earlier this month, you can now listen to a track from Bristol’s Josi Devil, titled ‘Breathe Easy’, below.  Due out via the label on …

Logic1000 releases new single, ‘Rush’: Listen

Logic1000 has just shared a new track, titled ‘Rush.’  Listen to it below with a visualiser by artist Sarah Banks. ‘Rush’ picks up where Berlin-based Australian producer Samantha Poulter’s February single ‘Can’t Stop Thinking About’ left off: the club.  “Something about this tune reminds me of the music I was …

Premiere: François X ‘Fear No More’

François X will release a new EP, ‘Digital Fever’, via his recently launched XX Lab platform, tomorrow (25th March). The Parisian artist’s first solo release since 2019 finds him tapping into sci-fi themes and the concept of dystopian private corporations (think Blade Runner’s Tyrell Corp, Alien’s Weyland Industries, Terminator’s Cyberdyne …

Premiere: Magari ‘Don't Touch (Demi Riquísimo Remix)’

PBR Streetgang’s Bonar Bradberry will release a new EP under his Magari alias on London’s Midnight People label this Friday (25th March). ‘The Rivazzurra EP’ finds Magari injecting his crunchy cosmic disco trademark with a vintage flair, leaning heavily into classic new wave and nostalgic Italo. There’s a timeless quality …

Premiere: Anja Schneider ‘I Care For You’

Anja Schneider will release her first solo release of the year this week, ‘I Care For You’. Have an exclusive first listen to the track below.  Written during the lockdown, the track steers away from the Sous Music founder’s usual dancefloor-centred sound, focusing more closely on its delicate synth melody, …

Premiere: Space Ghost ‘Time Station’

Space Ghost will release his new album, ‘Private Paradise’, via Vancouver’s Pacific Rhythm this month.  The Oakland producer’s new eight-tracker was written in the early days of the pandemic, and is an ode to a period spent on the coast of Northern California during that time, where he microdosed shrooms …

Premiere: Eli Escobar ‘Something Inside Of Me’ 

Eli Escobar will release a new EP, ‘Find A Way’, via London’s Phonica Records this week.  The longstanding New York DJ injects decades of experience into four cuts of stomping sample-filled house music here, with flourishes of ‘80s electro-funk, Detroit techno, disco and classic East Coast hip-hop nestling perfectly into …

Premiere: Evan Baggs ‘Ideas & Concepts’

Evan Baggs will release a new EP, ‘No Illusion’, via Ryan Elliot’s Faith Beat this week. The Berlin-based, New York native delivers an effortlessly funk-filled three tracker of analog techno and house (tech… house?) here. Baggs has always used his tools to tastefully convey the power of this music in …

Premiere: Drone 'Kaleidoscope'

Drone will release a new EP later this month. Incoming via Boofy’s Sector 7 label, home to the likes of Impey and Lemzley Dale, the Bristol-based DJ, producer and System Music affiliate returns to the UK imprint with a four-track EP titled ‘Polar Opposite’. Drawing inspiration from dubstep, trap, grime and …

Premiere: Sha Sha Kimbo ‘Physically Closed’

Sha Sha Kimbo will release a new EP, ‘Wonder Tech’, via  her own Planet Bliss Records in April. The Los Angeles producer follows the release of her 2021 EP, ‘Total Chaos’, on John Frusciante and Aura T-09’s Evar Records with three cuts of slamming peak-time techno. Tough, jacking beats, full-pelt …

Premiere: Galtier ‘Living Chamber (feat. aircode)’

Galtier will release a new EP, ‘Imitation Plantae’, via his own Nostro Hood System label this month.  Described as being “inspired by the idea of man-made imitations attempting to capture the essence of natural beauty,” there’s a cyborg, sci-fi quality to these five tracks. Industrial UK techno rhythms are scrambled …

Premiere: Nahi Mitti 'Aaand Besides Who Has A Party At The Temple Anyway'

UK-based producer, DJ and cultural practitioner Nahi Mitti will release her debut album,  ‘Aisaund Sings’, via Mutualism this month.  Following a number of self-released tracks on Bandcamp, as well a collaboration with anu on Daytimers and Stamp The Wax’s 2021 compilation, the artist’s nine-track debut long-player is a striking introduction, …

Premiere: Alec Pace ‘Lanes’

Turin’s early reflex founder Alec Pace returns this month with his first solo outing since 2020. ‘Future Now?’ will be released on 25th March. You can hear the track ‘Lanes’ below.  Following 2021 releases from the likes of Ikävä Pii, Sobolik, Lorica and BENN, as well as a second V/A …

Premiere: Design Default ‘Kagura’

Bristol’s Pressure Dome label launches its new 10” series this month with a release from Paris’ Design Default.  After a year that saw it bag a Breakthrough Label nomination at DJ Mag’s Best of British Awards, as well as release its third charity compilation and launch a new international comp …

Premiere: Aeondelit ‘Anima Minima’

Aeondelit will release a new EP via Tel Aviv label Sadan on 17th March.  Debuting on the label with four cuts of cinematic club music, the Manizales Colombia producer drew inspiration from dreams and the works of philosopher Jean-François Lyotard for the EP.  Speaking about the origin of the EP’s …

Premiere: angelicaa & First Circle ‘Simpsons Sky’

London artists angelicaa and First Circle have collaborated on a new EP for Edited Arts. ‘angelicaa FC’ will be released on 18th March, and you can hear the track ‘Simpsons Sky’ below.  Across five tracks, First Circle’s atmospheric productions blend elements of drill, atmospheric breaks, and emo, while angelicaa’s drawled …

Premiere: Mars89 ‘North Shibuya Local Service’

Mars89 will release a new EP, ‘Night Call’, via Sneaker Social Club this month.  The Tokyo-based producer follows releases for the likes of Bokeh Versions, Undercover, POLAAR and Acrylic with four cuts of deep, dark soundsystem pressure. Exploring the shadowy corners of the hardcore continuum to produce a thunderous, skeletal …

Premiere: Lyric Hood 'Hard 2 B N Love’

Lyric Hood will release her new EP, ‘Woman-Hood Chapter 1’, via M-Plant this week. The Detroit producer, and one-half of Floorplan alongside her father Robert Hood, will release the four-track EP via the landmark minimal techno imprint on Friday 9th March. The EP follows Floorplan’s ‘Get My Mansion Ready / …

Premiere: Chinau & Le Hutin ‘Muzik’

Parisian label De La Groove has released a new compilation celebrating house music from the city. ‘Beneath The City’ comprises nine tracks from house music producers across Paris, spanning deep, disco-inflected grooves to thumping Italo and silky UKG. Below, you can hear a collaborative track between label co-founder Chinau and …

Premiere: Tom VR ‘Partner (Peach Remix)’

Tom VR has invited four artists to remix tracks from his 2021 album ‘Please Keep Shimmering’.  Midland, Peach, Lone and Kareem Ali have each taken a track from the producer’s bubbling, soft-hued electronic LP, released on Seb Wildblood’s all my thoughts label.  The remix EP will be released this month, …

Premiere: Janice Iche x NKC ‘Afterlife’

Janice Iche and NKC have teamed up for a new release on Even The Strong. The ‘How You Flow’ EP will be released on 11th March, and you can hear the track ‘Afterlife’ below.  NKC, the Bristol-based percussive club music producer behind Even The Strong, and Janice Iche, one of …

Premiere: Symrun ‘Foreign Figures’

Symrun will release a new album, ‘What Do You Do?’, via London’s TT label this Friday. You can hear the closing track, ‘Foreign Figures’ below.  The Leeds-based artist’s second album follows his 2020 debut mixtape on TT, delivering an alchemical blend of auto-tuned pop, luminous trap and disjointed club beats. …

Premiere: Pluralist ‘B Squared’

Pluralist will release a new EP, ‘B Squared’, via Manchester’s Left, Right & Centre next week. You can hear the title track below.  The Bristol-based producer debuts on the label, run by the crew behind the party of the same name, with three cuts of buzzing, futuristic techno dancehall fusionism. …

Premiere: Manami ‘Sunbeams’

Bristol-based DJ and producer Remotif has curated a new charity compilation in aid of the International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian aid organisation working to help provide food, cash and aid to resettling Afghan refugees. Titled ‘Stranger Together’, the 11-track compilation will be released via Remotif’s Familiar Strangers label and features …

Premiere: Minimal Violence 'Focus on that Form’

Tresor will release the final instalment in its trilogy of Minimal Violence EPs next week.  Spanning five tracks, ‘Phase Three’ in the ‘DESTROY —> [physical] REALITY [psychic] <— TRUST’ series is the first release from Minimal Violence since the project shrunk from a duo to the solo project of Ash …

Premiere: GG Mothra ‘MOOM’

GG Mothra will release a new two-track EP, ‘Hell Na/MOOM’ via Auckland’s Related Articles label on 3rd March. Listen to the B-side, ‘MOOM’, below.  The Auckland-born, Western Canada-based producer returns to the label with two cuts of luminous, snapping footwork, where the agile rhythms of the Chicago sound are injected …

Cassius Select, Wanton Witch, GЯEG, more contribute to new compilation on Nehza Records: Listen

Nehza Records has released a new compilation, ‘Transnaturel’. Check it out below.  The brainchild of Rinse France resident RONI, the imprint – which launched in 2021 with ‘Slowing’ by Neida –  has tapped the likes of Cassius Select, Wanton Witch and GЯEG  to contribute to the release. Spanning breaks, bass, dub, techno, rave, acid, …

Premiere: Le Motel ‘Rápido (feat. Clara!)’

Brussels-based producer and film composer Le Motel will release a new EP, ‘Sueños’, via his own Maloca Records this week.  Le Motel collaborates with a global cast of collaborators including London MC Logan, Belgian producer Cabasa, Spanish vocalist Clara! and Ghanain MC Bryte. Alongside two solo cuts, the producer draws …

Premiere: MDM Factory ‘Love Boat’

DJs Pareja and Matias Aguayo will release a new collaborative EP, ‘La Vida Loca’, as MDM Factory this month. Listen to the ‘Love Boat’ below.  Set for release this Friday (25th February) on Aguayo’s Cómeme label, the release boasts the same off-kilter charm we’ve come to expect from these artists, …

Premiere: Soreab ‘Done Everything Feat. Logan’

London’s Soreab will release a new EP, ‘Perspectives’, via Accidental Meetings this month.  The Baroque Sunburst co-founder makes his solo debut on the Brighton label after appearing on its excellent ‘Friends and Family Vol.2’ compilation in December. Dishing up four cuts of murky, mutant dancehall and trap, with deep plumes …

Premiere: Introspekt ‘I Know U Want Me’

Los Angeles-based producer and DJ Introspekt will release her new EP, ‘I Know U Want Me’, via Leeds’ Gimme A Break Records this Friday, 18th February. Hear the title track below.  Heavily inspired by underground UK dance music, the four tracks on ‘I Know U Want Me’ pull lovingly from …

Premiere: Nahash ‘Recrudescence’

Nahash will release a new EP, ‘Tides’, via French label POLAAR this month.  Following his blistering, politically-charged 2020 album, ‘Flowers Of The Revolution’, for Shanghai’s SVBKVLT, the producer delivers four more cuts of brutal jungle breaks, swooping melodic passages and growling bass here; this is richly-designed drumfunk with an anti-imperialist …

Premiere: LWS 'Corrupt'

LWS will release a two track EP later this month. Glasgow-based DJ/producer Lewis Williamson, who has released tracks via Liam Doc’s Eyeangle Records and Scottish collective MELD’s compilation EPs, will release ‘Corrupt/Brewing’ on the 25th February. Incoming via his own imprint, Matrice Recordings, the EP has already garnered serious support …

Premiere: Josh Wink ‘May Minimal’

Ovum Recordings boss Josh Wink will make his solo debut on Radio Slave’s Rekids label this week.  Serving up two high-energy cuts of funk-laced, Detroit-indebted techno, the ‘Higher State of Consciousness’ producer kicks of 2022 with a bang. Below, you can hear the aptly titled ‘May Minimal’, which finds Wink …

Premiere: :3LON ‘QL (Mobilegirl Remix)'

:3LON has launched a label, PLUR.net, with a new single, ‘Quantum Leaping’, or ‘QL’. You can hear Mobilegirl’s remix of the track below.  The Baltimore-based producer, singer and songwriter dropped the original mix on 14th January; their tender vocal delivery is underpinned by nostalgic breaks and rich electronic flourishes. This …

Premiere: Leevisa ‘Indoor Labor’

Leevisa will release a new EP, ‘Koreography’, via Toronto label Perpetual Care next month.  Presented a sort of eulogy to the artist, with an accompany obituary-style text, the four-track EP is a collection of off-kilter club music that weaves naturalistic field recordings through bursts of ravey bass and breakbeats; characterful …

Premiere: Dominowe ‘Rah (Core Gqom)’

Dominowe will release a new eight-track EP, ‘UMTHAKATHI’, via GQOM OH! this month. Having debuted on the label in 2016 with the ‘Africa’s Cry’, the Durban producer and DJ has been celebrated for his innovative take on the percussive gqom sound. He’s been prolific in the years since; in 2020 …

Premiere: J-Shadow ‘Exosphere’

J-Shadow will release his new album, ‘Hyperfold’, via Beat Machine Records on 3rd February.  The third full-length album from the London-based DJ and producer follows his 2021 EP, ‘SNKRK08’, on Sneaker Social Club.  On Instagram, Beat Machine Records called the work, “a mosaic of atmospheric and spatial sounds, intended to …

Premiere: Pablo Bozzi ‘Night Voices’

Pablo Bozzi will release a new EP, ‘Ghost of Chance’, via Jennifer Cardini’s Dischi Autunno label this month.  The Berlin-based DJ and producer offers up six cuts of nocturnal Italo Disco and Synthwave fused with vintage EBM grit. Channelling the nostalgic vocal stylings of ‘80s goth clubs and new wave, …

Premiere: LMajor ‘Energy’

LMajor will release a new EP, ‘Tear My Heart’, via Club Glow – the label he co-runs with Denham Audio, Borai and Mani Festo – on 4th February.  The four-tracker follows the release of the London producer’s 2021 EP, ‘Can’t Do It’, on Astrophonica, the title track from which appeared …

Premiere: Valerie Ace 'Lavender Ceiling’

Valerie Ace will release her debut EP, ‘Glitzer Vs Hass’, via SPFDJ’s Intrepid Skin label this month.  The German DJ and producer steps up with four cuts of fierce, zapping techno designed for peak-time. From the pounding industrial rhythms of ‘Glucose Guardian’ to the aptly titled ‘Hyper Hyper Dancey Hardcore’, …

Premiere: Jordan GCZ ‘Terrace House Love’

Jordan GCZ will release his debut solo album, ‘My Brain’s Brain’, this February via Terrence Dixon’s Minimal Detroit label After two decades as one half of the duo Juju and Jordash, ‘My Brain’s Brain’ is the first solo album from the Amsterdam-based artist. The 12-track double LP follows the release …

Premiere: aircode ‘Timesplitters’

aircode will release her debut album, ‘Grounded’, via Alien Jams this month. Check out the track ‘Timesplitters’ below.  It marks the second release from the London-based, Swedish experimental electronic producer on Chloe Frieda’s label, following her sleep deprivation inspired ‘Effortless’ EP in 2020. ‘Grounded’ comprises 11 tracks of haunting synths, …

Premiere: Ovid ‘Descent’

Ovid returns to Cork label Flood this month with the ‘Stone Coaster’ EP. Following his 2020 debut on the label, ‘Dustbringer’, the Washington DC-based producer ramps up the drama with five percussive club workouts; lush melodies and swooping sonic details weave their way through Ovid’s dynamic drums throughout. The EP …

Premiere: Honeydrip 'Waistline (SIM Remix)'

Montreal-based producer and DJ Honeydrip has invited various artists to remix her striking 2021 debut EP, ‘Anti-Ego’.  Featuring fellow Montreal artists Ouri and SIM, as well as Toronto-based Korea Town Acid and Bristol’s MISH, the ‘Anti-Ego’ remix EP reshapes the dub-indebted pressure and thick, breaksy rhythms of Honeydrip’s original tracks …

Premiere: KAVARI ‘Skee (Jennifer Walton Remix)’

Scottish collective and label Meld will end the year with a new remix EP, titled ‘Carnyx’, featuring reworks of its 2021 releases. Meld invited Newcastle’s Jennifer Walton, Bristol’s Pluralist and Edinburgh’s Bolam to put their own spins on tracks by KAVARI and Mercy System, who both released EPs through the …