Premiere: Lavonz 'Paradise'

Lavonz will release a new EP next month. Following up the latest Club Culture compilation, which included tracks from the likes of T. Jacques and Main Phase, London-based imprint Dansu Discs welcome back UK garage veteran Lavonz with his new EP ‘Uncut Gems’. The six-track release, landing on Dansu on …

ltfll ‘Estemara Umru Mesa’

ZULI and Rama, electronic artists and DJs from Cairo, Egypt, have launched a new platform, irsh, aimed at promoting the local scene. Having originally launched in January as a live video series, irsh was halted due to coronavirus. Now, the label/platform will release its debut compilation, ‘did you mean: irish’, …

Premiere: Nizhe DeSoul 'Euphoria'

Nizhe DeSoul will feature on a forthcoming compilation from Get Physical. Berlin-based Get Physical Records, founded by M.A.N.D.Y., DJ T and Booka Shade, has showcased music from across the globe and the electronic spectrum since 2002, and now present the third installment in its Africa Gets Physical series. Following the …

Premiere: Blacksea Não Maya ‘Estranhos e Loucos’

Lisbon’s Blacksea Não Maya have returned to Príncipe after five years with a new EP,  ‘Máquina de Vénus’. The trio, comprising brothers DJ Kolt and DJ Noronha and their friend DJ Perigoso, deliver eight thrilling tracks of percussive, genre-defying dance music, pushing batida sounds to new, experimental heights. It makes …

Premiere: Baby T 'I Wish'

Baby T will release a new EP later this month. After dropping her techno-focused, B. Traits alias earlier this year, Canadian-born, DJ, producer, and broadcaster Brianna Price returned under a new moniker: Baby T. It’s a reclamation of her original alias, Baby Traits, which she abbreviated to B. Traits for a …

Premiere: R.Kitt ‘Dance Zoned’

Dublin’s R.Kitt will release his new EP tomorrow, 4th September.  It marks the second release on his recently launched Orainn imprint. Originally intended as a platform through which he could release material played during his live sets at clubs and festivals, ‘Orainn 02’ instead ended up as a collection of …

Premiere: Marcus L ‘Hardcore Reality’

Marcus L will release his new EP, ‘Kimchi Slap’, on SPFDJ’s Intrepid Skin label on 18th September.  The South Korean DJ, and resident at Seoul club Faust, delivers three cuts of high-speed, full-throttle techno, alongside a remix from Parisian producer Hadone. The title track features vocals from Seoul rapper Kill.gone. …

Premiere: Rework 'Cracked'

Rework will release an anniversary package this week. Rework, comprised of Michael Kuebler, Daniel Varga, Elmar Mellert and vocalist Ann-Kristin Danzinge, broke onto the scene back in 2000 after sending an EP to Roman Flügel, going on to release their debut record on Frankfurt’s Playhouse. Now, the production outfit are celebrating 20 …

Premiere: Sam Holland 'Supersonic'

Sam Holland will release a three-track EP later this week. UK producer Sam Holland, who was previously one half of London-based duo Senzala, released records via No.19 Music, Knee Deep in Sound and Richy Ahmed’s Four Thirty Two as Senzala, and now returns to Ahmed’s label under his solo moniker. Slated for release on Friday …

Premiere: Rebūke ‘Instatik’

Rebūke will release his new EP, ‘Obscurity’, via Adam Beyer’s Drumcode on 4th September. It marks the Irish producer’s second solo outing on the label, following last year’s ‘Rattle’, the title track from which ranked in our Top 50 tracks of 2019.  Since breaking onto the scene at the end …

Premiere: Glimmerman ‘Chainlink'

Dublin party Woozy has launched its label with seven cuts of dub-inspired bass weight and percussive heat, set for release on 4th September.  Drawing on the influence of labels like Deep Medi, Timedance and 3024, EMA and Sputnik One’s imprint creates an Irish outpost for contemporary club sounds that dance …

Premiere: Byron The Aquarius ‘Let Go (Sunshine)’

Byron The Aquarius will make his solo debut on Steven Julien’s Apron Records next month.  The Birmingham, Alabama-based house innovator will release the 10-track ‘Apron EP’ on 11th September. It’s a typically varied and futuristic affair, weaving elements of deep house, hip-hop and jazz-funk into a freewheeling and refreshingly live …

Premiere: Lena Raine 'Trance State (Anastasia Kristensen Remix)'

Anastasia Kristensen will feature on a forthcoming remix compilation. Local Action and Lena Raine will release ‘Reknowing’, a multi-disciplinary remix series of Raine’s debut album, ‘Oneknowing’, next month. Raine, a BAFTA-nominated composer, composed the soundtrack to 2018’s video game Celeste, and more recently for Minecraft’s Nether update. Featuring seven re-imaginations, artists …

Premiere: Son Zept ‘Windowatching’

Belfast’s Son Zept will release a new mini-album, ‘B’, via Resist-AV on 28th August.  Marking his second release of the year, the producer and live artist continues his pursuits in dismantling electronic styles, and rearranging the fragments into something fierce, vibrant and his own.  As with January’s ‘A’, similarities to …

Premiere: Bobby Analog 'Inverness In Paradise'

Bobby Analog will feature on a forthcoming fundraising compilation. Incoming via Berlin’s Suol imprint, the compilation ‘SAVE IPSE’ is the brainchild of Koffäin and Hallo Montag, who have come together to support the rebuilding of [ipsə] following an arson attack in April this year. Among the artists to feature on the compilation, who …

Premiere: HØST ‘Survive (Om Unit Remix)’

HØST is up next on NAINA and Sherelle’s Hooversound.  The emerging UK producer’s EP marks the much-hyped label’s third outing, following incendiary EPs from Hyroglifics & Sinistarr and Deft, and will drop on 21st August. With two original cuts from HØST, and a remix from Cosmic Bridge boss Om Unit, …

Premiere: Robert Hood ‘The Struggle’

Robert and Lyric Hood will release a new split EP on M-Plant on 14th August.  With one track from Floorplan (Robert and daughter Lyric together) and one solo cut from Robert, the EP finds the pair utilising typically rousing techno and house forms to propel the voices of Black civil …

Premiere: SMYTH 'Redefined'

SMYTH will release a new EP later this week. Newcastle-based DJ and producer SMYTH has previously released music on Jamie Jones’ Hot Creations and contributed to a We Are The Brave compilation. Now, returning to the latter for his solo debut, SMYTH presents a new EP, ‘Divine Intervention’. Joining the …

Premiere: Djoser 'Goose'

Djoser will release a new EP in August. Egyptian-born, Washington DC-based producer, Djoser, returns to Martyn’s 3024 for his first four-track EP, full of “bass heavy electronic hybrids for the body and the soul”. The artist, who featured alongside label boss Martyn and Jacques Greene on a 3024 VA comp …

Premiere: Bastiengoat 'Slurpee'

California’s Bastiengoat is set to debut on Worst Behavior next month as part of the label’s third self-titled compilation.  Headed up by US DJs Anna Morgan and Bell Curve, Worst Behavior specialises in cross-pollinated club music, and was named as one of DJ Mag’s labels to watch in January this …

Premiere: Darcey Electronics ‘Auto Zap’

Amsterdam-based Darling and Tracey have teamed up as Darcey Electronics for the debut release on new label Plant Life.  The imprint, a new venture from DJ and promoter Ally Tropical, will be a home for “textural, experimental electronics”, and throughout its first, four-track outing, ‘Hallo’, rhythms rustle like a breeze …

Premiere: Main Phase 'Nice 'N' Sweet'

Main Phase will feature on a forthcoming Dansu Discs compilation. After two instalments featuring the likes of ADMNTi, Jack Michael, and Soundbwoy Killah, London label Dansu Discs return with the third EP in the Club Culture series, and contributions from Frankel & Harper, Lavonz, T. Jacques, and Main Phase. Copenhagen-born …

Premiere: Nightwave 'Nagual Power'

Nightwave will release a new EP this week. Glaswgow-based DJ, producer and label boss Nightwave’s productions are an amalgamation of Chicago and Detroit house and techno, expanded with synths, breaks and hard drums, and more often and than not, laced with bold acid sentiments. Her latest release for Posthuman’s Balkan …

Premiere: Das Spezial 'Kalopsia'

Das Spezial will release a new EP later this week. The elusive hardware specialist, who first emerged onto the scene in 2019, fuses heavy techno, industrial and EBM, counting the likes of Maceo Plex, Laurent Garnier and Ewan Pearson as his supporters. Landing as the sixth EP on the producer’s …

Premiere: Pierre Codarin 'Blue & Green'

New label Watermelon will launch with a three-track EP this week. Serving as a sister label to Barcelona-based, vinyl-only imprint Slice, Watermelon’s first release is a package of three slick club cuts courtesy of Neik, FUSE affiliate Pierre Codarin, and Watermelon founders, Triad.  Opening on the A-side with a nine-minute …

Premiere: Kohra 'Akarshan'

Kohra will release his long-awaited debut album later this month. The New Delhi-based electronic artist, who also founded and runs imprint Qilla Records, follows up a string of releases and remixes for the likes of Endangered and Traum with his new LP, ‘akhõ’. Inspired by a seventeenth century Gujarati poet of the …

Premiere: LF SYSTEM 'Bourgie Bourgie'

LF SYSTEM will make their debut on Roux Records next month. The Scottish DJ/production duo, made up of friends Conor Larkman & Sean Finnigan, came together as LF SYSTEM in 2019 after performing as seperate DJs at Edinburgh’s FLY club.  Now in their first year as FLY residents and a string …