Premiere: Sha Sha Kimbo ‘Limited Perfect’

Los Angeles DJ, producer and Planet Bliss Records founder Sha Sha Kimbo will release her new EP via John Frusciante and Aura T-09’s Evar Records this month.  ‘Total Chaos’ offers three cuts of pure rave ferocity, erupting with rabid breaks and classic hardcore sonics, while alien bass growls and howling …

Premiere: Tommy Rawson ‘Sound Crazy’

Watford DJ and producer Tommy Rawson will release a new EP via Red Rack’em’s Bergerac label this week. A sunbaked collection of festival-ready broken beats and deep house, the tracks on ‘Illusions’ have been floating around in some form or another for years. The opening title track, for example, was …

Premiere: NKC ‘Beams’

Even The Strong founder NKC will release a new EP, ‘Beams’, via Tzusing’s Sea Cucumber label this month.  Marking the second release on the Malaysian-Chinese DJ and producer’s recently launched imprint, Bristol’s NKC comes through with four cuts of typically percussive and propulsive club cuts, inspired in part by ‘90s …

Premiere: Cody Currie & Eliza Rose ‘Flame’

Cody Currie and Eliza Rose have teamed up for a new EP on Dan Shake’s label.  The pair have collaborated on two festival-ready house cuts, ‘Flame’ and ‘Another Love’, in which bright grooves are paired with soulful vocals for a perfectly sunbaked dancefloor vibe. It marks the duo’s second collab, …

Premiere: SHE Spells Doom ‘Earthly Pleasures’

SHE Spells Doom will release his new EP, ‘Rudnick’, via All Centre in August.  The three-track EP follows the Lusaka, Zambia producer and DJ’s appearance on the label’s second anniversary compilation last year, and is named after the antagonist in the 1981 animated sci-fi film, Heavy Metal.  The subtle influence …

Premiere: Appleblim ‘Stand Firm’

Berlin-via-Bristol artist Appleblim returns to Sneaker Social Club this week with the release of his second album, ‘Infinite Hieroglyphics’.  Following the release of his landmark, and long overdue, debut LP ‘Life In a Laser’ back in 2018, the producer once again showcases his flair for electrifying genre-fusionism; the depth-charge bass …

Caterina Barbieri launches new label, light-years, with Lyra Pramuk collaboration: Listen

Caterina Barbieri has launched a new label, light-years, with a Lyra Pramuk collaboration, ‘Knot of Spirit’. The track is dominated by serene ambient sounds and comes complete with a video by Davide Busnelli that invokes the theme of awakenings. An oil painting by Russian artist Dasha Kuznetsova and hand-embroidered lettering by Tulpess also accompany the …

Premiere: The Busy Twist ‘World Of The Spirits’

Jamz Supernova’s Future Bounce label will launch its second series of dancefloor-focused releases this month with a new EP from The Busy Twist.  Following last year’s Club Series, which featured much-hyped releases from the likes of KG & UNIIQU3, Bamz, Hagan, Rose Bonica and more, vol.2 kicks off in typically …

Premiere: Sputnik One ‘Overtime’

Bristol’s Pressure Dome is launching a new series of compilations championing artists from around the globe this month.  The first instalment of INTL.Pressure features contributions from artists based in Ireland, France, Kampala, New York, Copenhagen and beyond. In keeping with the label’s flair for hybridised, bassy club sounds, the comp’s …

Premiere: Paraadiso ‘Aerial Dome’

Nervous Horizon co-founder TSVI and audio-visual artist Seven Orbits have teamed up to release a new album on Shanghai’s SVBKVLT.  Released under the Paraadiso moniker, ‘Unison’ is inspired by “Italian folk music, noise, ancient choral acoustic compositions, rituals and their functions”. In their attempts to channel the heightened consciousness and …

Premiere: Chrissy ‘So Electrifying’

San Francisco DJ, producer and The Nite Owl Diner label boss Chrissy will release his new EP via Catz ’n Dogz PETS Recordings this week.  Primed for summer festival’s and outdoor dancefloors, The Stud San Francisco resident’s two original cuts on ‘So Electrifying’ offer pure thumping house groove, with healthy …

Premiere: Ayesha ‘Varanasi’

Ayesha and Ma Sha Ru are next up on Brooklyn’s Kindergarten Records with a split EP, ‘Ether’. Across four dancefloor-driven tracks, each artist explores their “personal and energetic associations” with the ancient elemental forces of fire, water, earth and wind. Ayesha, whose approach to dance music is frequently influenced by …

Premiere: Rizzle ‘Forgotten’

Rizzle will make his Metalheadz debut this week with the release of his ‘Fragments’ EP.  Following EPs on labels such as Wrec Records, Shogun, Overview and Dispatch, the Bournemouth producer and DJ steps up on the legendary jungle / drum & bass label with four fresh cuts, demonstrating his flair …

Premiere: CICI 'Go Trip'

CICI will release her debut EP next week. The Dublin-born artist, who currently lives between London and Ibiza, is a “self-confessed psychedelic producer, DJ and creator of cosmic energy”, and after gigging at clubs like Pickle Factory and Pikes Ibiza, is set to make her debut as a producer on …

BriGuel Drops New Single “Sweet Relief”

NYC artists Brianne Berkson and Miguel Gluckstern, known as BriGuel, have recently dropped a brand new track “Sweet Relief.” The single offers a good-feel vibe, needed hope, and pure energy and positivity that can brighten your day.  The single was reviewed by Flaunt Magazine and described as “By merging elements …

Premiere: Diana Azzuz ‘Pathos (Swan Meat Remix)’

Ukrainian artist Diana Azzuz will release her debut solo EP this month via Kyiv club ∄’s label, Standard Deviation.  Across three original tracks and two remixes from eea (aka M.E.S.H.) and Swan Meat, ‘Anastrophe’ blends elements of techno, deconstructed club music, dancehall, trance, ambient and more, all siphoned through a …

Premiere: Charlie Charlie ‘Nothing Here But You and Me’

Swedish artists Bella Boo and Chords will release their debut collaborative album, ‘Little Things’, via International Feel this week.  Marking International Feel’s first release in two years, Bella Boo (Gabriella Borbély) and Chords (Jens Resch) conjure a woozy atmosphere across these ten tracks, blending vintage synths, wavy guitars and otherworldly …

Premiere: Club Winston ‘Soft Half’

London’s Club Winston has two new releases out this month on his own UKGEORGE imprint: a remix package featuring D.Tiffany, Tim Reaper, Jabes and Ketatonic Silentio, and four-track solo EP. Both releases are set to land on 30th July, and can be found on his Bandcamp here and here. Winston’s …

Premiere: ANOTR & Toman 'Be Heard'

Dutch duo ANOTR have released a new EP. The DJ/production duo, real names Jesse van der Heijden and Oguzhan Guney, founded their No Art imprint back in 2017, releasing records from the likes of Dimmish and Sidney Charles, and last Friday (2nd) launched a brand new vinyl arm to the label, …

Premiere: Laughing Ears ‘Black Swan’

London label CHINABOT celebrates its fourth anniversary this month with the release of ‘Tetra Hysteria Manifesto’, a 14-track compilation of experimental electronic music by artists from across Asia.  CHINABOT, which launched in 2017 as a platform “to change the dialogue surrounding Asian music”, shines a light on label affiliates and …

Premiere: Foreign Concept ‘Kultja’

Foreign Concept returns with his seventh release on Critical Music in July.  The ‘Sticks’ EP features four typically fierce cuts from the Bristol producer, who fuses warped and rugged bass-weight with finely-tuned production techniques, balancing heft with atmosphere. From the opening title track featuring Enei and Magugu to the rolling …

Tune in to Nraakors’ New Album Hoppel Poppel

The band coming from Iowa, Nraakors, has released a new 59-minute album titled Hoppel Poppel. With a collection of 19 distinguished tracks crossing from folk-rock songs to neoclassical arrangements, the band is offering a tune for every fan. Nraakors is the musical cosmos of James Kasper, Gigi Macabre, Joseph Norman, …

Premiere: Fearless Dread ‘Sucker Punch’

London’s Sub Merchants label will release a new compilation in July, celebrating all things deep, dark and dubby with six tracks of gnarly heft.  The compilation features tracks from Distinct Motive, Hella, Logan and Fearless Dread, with elements of dubstep, grime and breakbeat coming together in a flurry of soundsystem …

Premiere: Olive T ‘Opaque’

New York’s Olive T will release her new EP, ‘Goin Up’, via Bouquet Records in July.  The DJ, producer and Lot Radio resident, who featured in our monthly emerging artists feature last year, makes her label debut with two original cuts of classic, thumping house. The EP also comes paired …

Premiere: Black Cadmium ‘I Told Ya’

Black Cadmium will release a new EP, ‘Our Legacy’, this month via Vault Wax.  The Rotterdam duo, who have made a splash with their EPs on labels like Violet’s naive, DJ Pierre’s Acid Deep, Josh Wink’s Ovum and Carista’s United Identities, deliver five cuts of acid techno and electro goodness …

Premiere: AK Sports ‘Only Me Then Only You’

Club Glow will release the third instalment of its split cassette series this month: a 17-track rave eruption from two emerging names, AK Sports and Kessler.  Based in London (AK Sports) and Rotterdam (Kessler) respectively, the Australian and Northern Irish producers have each been bringing their distinctive takes on vintage …

Premiere: Tapefeed ‘Inveterate Liar’

London and Berlin-based Italian duo Tapefeed will launch a new label, Inveterate, this month with their ‘Revolving Door’ EP. The five-track EP comprises four original cuts of storming techno, bursting with distortion and syncopated, percussive rhythms. It also features a remix from Cocktail Party Effect.  The label intends to take …

Premiere: ABADIR ‘VI’

Cairo experimental electronic artist ABADIR will release his new album, ‘Pause/Stutter/Uh/Repeat’, via Genot Centre in July.  Using snippets of recorded speech as its primary sound source, ABADIR processes and scrambles these samples through flurries of electronic instrumentation, disjointed percussion and mind-bending FX. The result is a striking work of hi-def …

Premiere: ETRA ‘DPR’

ETRA will release a new EP, ‘Bubblegum’, this month. The Birmingham producer follows releases on labels like Noxious Records, OSCITY and Deconstructed Recordings with three brand new cuts for 4NC¥. The producer, who’s been known to dabble in everything from UKG to d&b (or anything from 130 – 180 bpm, …

Premiere: Taped Over Memory ‘Transfer A’

100% Silk is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month with a new compilation, ‘2nd Life Silk’. The beloved Los Angeles DIY label, who released early works from now globally celebrated artists like Octo Octa and Fort Romeau, remains true to its policy of championing the new across this comp’s 11 …

Premiere: SALOME ‘Terror’

SALOME will make her debut on Lobster Theremin this month with the ‘Fatal Glow’ EP. For the past couple of years, the Berlin-based, Tbilisi-born DJ and producer has been carving a niche for herself, appearing regularly on the HÖR streaming channel with high-octane blends of sizzling electro, ravey techno and …

Premiere: Eusebeia ‘Harvest’

Eusebeia will make his debut on RuptureLDN this week with the ‘You Reap What You Sow’ EP.  The rising Bristol-based producer and Earthtrax label/soundsystem co-founder follows his 2020 EP for the mighty Western Lore with a new four-track outing for Mantra and Double O’s respected London label. Like his previous …

After Midnight In Macedonia, Kitt Wakeley Returns With Symphony Of Sinners And Saints (Featuring Joe Satriani, Andy Timmons & More)

After Midnight In Macedonia, Indie Hall of Fame inductee, songwriter-composer Kitt Wakeley returns with a much awaited body of work, the album Symphony of Sinners and Saints. Featuring Joe Satriani, Andy Timmons, and many more prestigious musicians, this album was recorded at Abbey Road Studios with the London Philharmonic and …

Premiere: Robin Stewart ‘Triffid’

Giant Swan’s Robin Stewart will release a new solo EP, ‘Albatross’, this week.  The five-track EP will be released via ipaadi, a new label launched by DJ and INTERVENTION founder Ifeoluwa.  Described by Stewart as a “a weird love letter to ‘maximal minimalism’”, ‘Albatross’ was recorded in 2017 using one …

Premiere: E-GZR ‘K.O.’

LNS and DJ Sotofett will release their debut collaborative album this month.  Canadian producer LNS, who has previously released on Norway’s DJ Sotofett’s Wania label, brings her distinct electro-dub fusion to the fore across these 15 tracks, while Sotofett himself brings a trademark hypnotism and groove to proceedings. The outcome …

Premiere: Morwell ‘Relic’

UK producer Morwell will release his debut album, ‘Souls’, this month. Elements of jungle, breakbeat, footwork, dub and more are stitched into a futuristic sci-fi tapestry across these 14 tracks, which attempt to channel the euphoria and adrenaline of formative raves and sounds, while simultaneously creating an immersive, otherworldly atmosphere. …

Premiere: Cloudsteppers ‘The Limit’

Cloudsteppers, the collaborative project of Toronto’s Ciel and Dan Only, will release their debut EP via Londons’ X-Kalay in July.  The project originated after a jam session in Dan Only’s NDG 208 studio in 2019, and  the EP’s first two cuts came together quickly. After those tracks went down so …

Premiere: Nene H ‘Aufprall’

A new project from The Ruhr Museum and the Third Room techno collective invites artists to sample the sounds of stones and raw materials from a former coal mine industrial complex in Essen, Germany.  The Ruhr Museum is located at Zollverein, an industrial complex turned UNESCO World Heritage site, which …

Premiere: Emissive ‘Star Mappers’

Toronto’s Emissive will release his new EP, ‘Wave Science’, via Pacific Rhythm next week.  Having appeared on the Vancouver label back in 2014 alongside Ian Syrett as Active Surplus, Emissive’s solo debut for the imprint retains the same hazy vibe, but creates an atmosphere that’s even more cosmic than before. …

Premiere: Shanique Marie ‘Grow’

Jamaican vocalist Shanique Marie will release her debut album, ‘Gigi’s House’, next month. A member of Kingston’s Equiknoxx collective, Marie has established herself as a standout talent in the past couple of years thanks to a string of striking solo cuts, weaving dancehall, reggae and R&B with off-kilter flavours, and …

Premiere: JoeFarr ‘Secret Trance Lover’

UK techno producer JoeFarr returns in June with his first EP of the year, ‘Surface Tension’. He describes the four track release as one that’s “meant to be heard in a club but probably won’t be”, but we’d be inclined to disagree. JoeFarr pulls no punches across these storming techno …

Premiere: Bell Curve ‘Lifted (Feat. Rider Shafique)’

Worst Behavior co-founder Bell Curve will release her debut album, ‘Unstable Orbit’, next month.  In keeping with the label’s flair for futuristic genre hybrids, the 12-track LP finds the New York producer fusing elements of jungle, footwork, electro, grime, dancehall and more. Depth-charge bass bursts, rib-shaking rhythms and glorious melodies …

Premiere: Chris Stussy & S.A.M. 'Get Together'

Chris Stussy and S.A.M. have collaborated on a new project. Following the launch of his Up The Stuss imprint in November last year, Amsterdam-based DJ/producer Chris Stussy has announced that he will make his debut on the imprint next month, with a project produced alongside Copenhagen-born, Berlin-based S.A.M..  Titled ‘Get …

Artists of Indian heritage come together on new compilation for COVID-19 relief: Listen

Artists and producers of Indian heritage have come together on a new compilation, raising funds for various charities providing COVID-19 relief throughout the country. Curated by Berlin-based techno DJ and producer Pooja B, the 11-track compilation, titled ‘We The People’, features contributions from the likes of Nikki Nair, Decoder, Satya …

Premiere: Emika ‘Angel Come feat. Liela Moss’

Emika will release her new single, ‘Angel’, next week. A collaboration with The Duke Spirit’s Liela Moss, the track is the latest in her ‘Vega’ release series, celebrating 10 years since her debut album.  Emika launched ‘Vega’ back in February. Marking 10 years since her self-titled debut LP on Ninja …

Premiere: Justin Jay & Danny Goliger ‘ugh (do it)’

Justin Jay debuts on London label Childsplay this month with the ‘yucky’ EP.  The Los Angeles DJ and producer follows releases for the likes of Dirtybird, Suara and his own Fantastic Voyage with a gnarly six-tracker on the burgeoning London imprint. Joining the label’s catalogue of hyperactive, hyper-colourful club sounds, …

Premiere: Cameo Blush '§§§§§'

Cameo Blush will release a new EP later this week. London-based producer Cameo Blush, who released his ‘In Cadence’ EP via Unknown Untitled earlier this year, will join Ross From Friends‘ freshly-minted Scarlet Tiger imprint with three-track EP, ‘Lucky’, later this week. ‘Lucky’ is a mind-melting trip through abstract electronics …

Premiere: Wanton Witch ‘Looping Projection Of You’

Bangkok-based artist and DJ Wanton Witch will release her debut album via Stroboscopic Artefacts in June. The Borneo-born producer and founder of queer underground collective Non Non Non explores a wide range of sounds across the self-titled album’s 11 tracks. Encompassing elements of trap, hardcore, experimental techno and deconstructed club, …

Premiere: Tymotica ‘Prox-System [Swift Mix]’

Ruffhouse Industries resident Tymotica returns to the label this month with two new VIP mixes of previously released tracks.  The Berlin-based producer revisits two tracks from his 2020 EP, ‘Incoherent Death Experience’, twisting their electro/breaks foundations into fresh, UK-influenced forms. The cinematic techno title track gets a rumbling two-step refix, …

Premiere: Bolam ‘Honeycomb Kiss’

London’s Control Freak Recordings will release a new compilation this week.  Landing tomorrow, the 12-track comp, ‘Psycho/Soma’, is the label’s second compilation, and features a selection of future-facing UK techno, electro, breaks and percussive club music from emerging acts such as Kincaid, Ayesha, Pluralist and Debba.  ‘Psycho/Soma’ follows Control Freak’s …

Premiere: Sam Interface ‘Shadows’

Jamz Supernova’s Future Bounce label will round up its year-long series of club-focussed releases this week with a storming two-tracker from Sam Interface.  Following releases from the likes of Drumheller, Rose Bonica, KG & Uniiqu3 and Bamz, the label will gather the tracks from the series and release them as …

Premiere: Jun Kamoda ‘Post Utopia’

Jun Kamoda will release his second full-length album, ‘II’, next month. Set for release on the Nagano, Japan-based artist’s own JUN RECORDS, the 12-track release finds Kamoda returning to his roots as a leftfield hip-hop producer and DJ. In recent years, Kamoda has made a name for himself on the …

Premiere: Adryiano 'VISIONS OF FANTASY'

Adryiano will release a new EP next month. German DJ and producer Adyriano, who released a massive EP last summer in the form of ‘100% AUTHENTIC VIP LOUNGE TRAXX’, has returned wtih another self-released record in the form of ‘MOORRRE EPICC BIG ROOM ANTHEMSSS’. Opening with thumping trance euphoria in the …

Premiere: Commodo 'Scabz'

Commodo will release a new EP via Sector 7 in April. Bristol-based label Sector 7, headed up by DJ/producer Boofy, has released EPs by the likes of Drone, Impey and Lemzley Dale since its inception in the early 2010s, and next month, will welcome Commodo to the fold. Commodo, who …

Premiere: Cromie ‘RIVER (Classified)’

LA-based, Zagreb-born DJ and producer Cromie will release a new EP next week.  Set for release on Belfast DJ Holly Lester’s Duality Trax, Cromie’s ‘Landbridge’ EP comprises three original cuts of crisp house grooves, warm melodies, syrupy bass and hazy breaks, with a typically top-notch remix from rRoxymore to boot. …