Premiere: Americhord ‘First Light’

Dublin label Apartment Records celebrates its 10th anniversary this month with the release of a new compilation, ‘TENEMENTS’.  The comp features 12 cuts from a cast of international and local acts, from Dublin, Galway, New York, London, Detroit, Glasgow, Amsterdam and Guangzhou. Artists including Belacqua, Jo Johnson, Blusher, Caskré, Ten …

Premiere: Yaw Appiah ‘Nangu’

Los Angeles-based producer and DJ Yaw Appiah will release a new EP, ‘Nangu’, tomorrow.  The emerging artist follows his recent ‘Before Transition’ release, which featured guest appearances from vocalists Bunny Smalls and Lee McKrazy, with three cuts of deep, vibey Afro house. From the tender pianos of opener ‘Yimi’ to …

Premiere: Goodnight ‘Howl’

Goodnight, the sibling duo of Daniel and Darrell de Lar, will release a new EP, ‘Tangent’, via London label GASS this month.  The duo, whose cinematic productions alchemise the sounds of new wave, dream pop and shoegaze, deliver four new cuts (and one additional VIP mix) for Mamiko Motto and …

Premiere: Presha ‘The Spell’

After a quarter of a century in drum & bass, Samurai Music boss Presha will finally release his debut EP on 29th October. Check out the EP’s closer, ‘The Spell’, below.  While we’ve heard the odd collaboration previously, this first solo body of work firmly asserts the New Zealand-born, Berlin-based …

Premiere: Om Unit ‘Angles’

Om Unit will release a new EP, ‘Flux’, this Friday 22nd October. Check out the track, ‘Angles’, below.  The self-released six-tracker finds the Bristol DJ and producer mixing shades of dubstep, electro, ambient and dub techno onto a subtly sped-up sonic palette. Following his ‘Acid Dub Studies’ LP from February, …

Premiere: Mehen ‘Imperfections In The Sun’

Paris-based producer Mehen (aka Hadone) will release a new EP, ‘Imperfections In The Sun’, via LA label Amniote Editions. You can hear the title track below.  Across four tracks, Mehen sculpts fast, melodic and melancholic techno in the same universe as his acclaimed 2019 EP for the label, ‘I’ve Heard …

Premiere: Oddkut & Champion Sound ‘RF’

Portland label Sublimate Records will release a new V/A compilation later this month, titled ‘Reclamation’. The 18-track release takes in an international cast of artists in the drum & bass universe, with flourishes of dubstep and more leftfield sonics thrown in for good measure. A turbocharged release that will work …

Premiere: D.Dan ‘OOOO’

Standard Deviation, the in-house label of Kyiv club ∄, continues its vinyl series this month with a new split EP from Berlin-based Mala Junta resident D.Dan and Ukraine’s Omon Breaker.  Taking in four tracks of full-throttle techno, trance and EBM fusionism, this is a release tailor-made for the depth of …

Premiere: Shawn Cartier ‘STONK ME’

Shawn Cartier returns to London label Childsplay this month with the ‘ᗩᒪᓰᘿᘉ ᖴᒪᓍᕵᕵᖻ ᕲᓰSᖽᐸ ᘿᘻᗷᗩᖇᘜᓍ’ EP.  Following last year’s dazzlingly off-kilter release, ‘Crazy Boy’, Cartier dishes up five more cuts of weird rave material, sprinting from alien electro and hyperactive, acid-tinged techno and back again, all in perfect pace with …

Premiere: Jannah Quill ‘2020’

Australian multi-disciplinary artist Jannah Quill will release a new EP via DJ Plead, T.Morimoto and Jon Watts’ SUMAC label next week.  The self-titled EP is Quill’s debut solo release, having spent the past few years developing her artistry with several site specific installations, performances and collaborations. Here, Quill sculps propulsive club jams …

Premiere: DJ Angeldu$t ‘Fuck That Shit’

Los Angeles-based Mexican-American producers DJ Angeldu$t and 138 will release a new split EP on Christchurch, New Zealand label, HAVEN, this month.  The vinyl only release, ‘The Clubhouse Archives’, will feature five cuts that were previously shared digitally on the artists’ own Bandcamps. Spanning tough industrial techno and sizzling electro, …

Premiere: Talik ‘Don't Look Else You'll See’

Talik returns to Dutch label Intercept this week with her second EP of the year, ‘Let It Break’. Hear the opening track, ‘Don’t Look Else You’ll See’, below.  Following her ‘Cold Silver’ EP for the label back in April, and appearances on compilations for Martyn’s 3024 and Pressure Dome, the …

Premiere: Soshi Takeda ‘Lantern Reflection’

Soshi Takeda will release a new album, ‘Floating Mountains’, via 100% Silk this week. Hear the ‘Lantern Reflection’ below.  The Tokyo, Japan-based producer delivers seven tracks of gorgeous, light balearic house on his second album, his debut for the Los Angeles label. The release will be available digitally and on …

Premiere: Chungo ‘Foreshadow’

Chungo will release his new EP, ‘LX’, via Scuffed Recordings on 15th October. Listen to ‘Foreshadow’ below.  Having debuted on the ever-reliable label back in 2018, the Bristol DJ and producer follows last year’s ‘Pineapple’ EP with a brand new, three-track club dazzler. The hallmarks that have shaped his sound …

Premiere: En:vy ‘Airplane Mode’

The next instalment of London label Critical Music’s EP series for emerging artists, Critical Binary, comes from En:vy. Hear ‘Airplane Mode’ from ‘Binary Vol​.​24’ below.  Following appearances on labels such as Flexout Audio and Overview Music, the Bristol-based, Austrian producer delivers four tracks of scorching drum & bass. With previous …

Premiere: Bored Lord ‘So In Luv’

Bored Lord will release her new EP, ‘The Last Illusion’, via Eris Drew and Octo Octa’s T4T LUV NRG next week.  Listen to the release’s closing track, ‘So In Luv’, below.  After a dizzyingly prolific year of releases through her own Bandcamp, on which the Oakland-based artist has dished out …

Premiere: Footshooter ‘Juno Café’

London’s Footshooter will release his debut album, ‘Southside Hymns’, via Astral Black next month. Following previous appearances on labels such as Rhythm Section International and Dance Regular, the producer blends the sounds of South London’s bubbling jazz scene with buoyant house grooves across nine tracks. The album features a range …

Premiere: Wild Kid ‘​​EVA.ARP2’

Ryan Glassman, co-founder of New York lael 48k, will release the final track under his Wild Kid alias next month. You can hear it below.  The track, which was released as an NFT via Zora back in June, but will be officially released as a single on 1st October.  Speaking …

Premiere: DJ Minx ‘Queendom’

DJ Minx will release a new EP, ‘Queendom’, via HE.SHE.THEY this week. Hear the title track below.  The legendary Detroit house DJ and Women On Wax founder, who released a single ‘Purse First’ in June in celebration of Pride Month, debuts on Steven Braines and Sophia Kearney’s label with three …

Premiere: MC Kuke 'Kwa Ajiri Yao’

Kampala, Uganda’s Nyege Nyege Tapes will release its second compilation celebrating the high-speed electronic sound of Tanzania, singeli, this week. You can hear MC Kuke’s ‘Kwa Ajiri Yao’ from the comp below.  Following 2017’s ‘Sounds of Sisso’, which championed some of the titular studios finest producers, the forthcoming ‘Sounds of …

Premiere: Mary Lake ‘Magnetic Island’

Or:la’s Céad label returns this month with its seventh release, ‘MMXXI Inferno’.  The four-track compilation of cosmic club stompers features cuts from FAFF, Mary Lake, Supreems and Splash Pattern, with all proceeds raised through pre-orders going to Afghan Aid. In keeping with Céad’s impeccable hit rate, the tracks on ‘MMXXI …

Playlist: The rise of Irish drill

Ireland’s drill scene has been blowing up since 2018, with homegrown rappers and producers putting their own spin on the world-conquering sound. In a recent feature for DJ Mag, Robert Kazandjian spoke with key figures in the scene about experimentation, accents, and developing a new form of expression for Black …

Premiere: Cando ‘Clutch (Bakongo Remix)’

Bristol duo Cando will release a new EP via London’s Le Chatroom label this month.  Following their 2019 debut release on Livity Sound, Cando’s six-track ‘Clutch’ EP offers four original cuts of percussive UK techno, accompanied by remixes from scene fixtures Bakongo and Kouslin.  From the sizzling syncopated club beat …

Premiere: Munyasya ‘Incandescent Plight’

New York label Air Texture will release the latest instalment of its ‘Place’ charity compilation series this month, curated by KMRU with a focus on artists from his native Nairobi, Kenya.  As with previous compilations in the series, which have highlighted sounds from Ecuador, Vancouver, Georgia, Colombia and The Netherlands, …

Premiere: Adryiano 'H A R D L I N E D U B'

German DJ and producer Adryiano will release a new EP later this week. The Cologne-based artist, who has released records via Shall Not Fade and Soul Notes Music, follows up a string of self-released EPs with a new two-track EP titled ‘TABLEDANCETRACXX’. Another delivery of dancefloor cuts, B-side ‘H A …

Premiere: TONCALi & AKA AFK ‘Hard’

São Paulo’s AKA AFK and producer TONCALi will release a new collaborative EP on Tash LC’s Club Yeke label this week.  The MC and producer combo, both core figures in Brazil’s burgeoning grime (or, brime) scene, deliver four revved-up cuts; AFK’s razor sharp flows leap around Cali’s high-energy beats, which …

Premiere: DJ Stingray 313 ‘Enzymatic Detergents’

DJ Stingray 313 will relaunch his Micron Audio label in September with the release of his ‘Molecular Level Solutions’ EP. You can hear its closer ‘Enzymatic Detergents’ below.  Originally launched in 2006 for a string of Stingray releases under his Urban Tribe alias, Micron Audio’s sole vinyl release to date …

Premiere: Alex Martyn & Liam Doc ‘Fluid’

Liam Doc will release his new EP, ‘Not For Love Or Money’, via Monki’s &Friends label tomorrow, 27th August.  Following releases on labels such as Or:la’s Céad, Huntleys + Palmers, Roux Records, Shall Not Fade, Sulta Selects Silver Service, as well as his own Eyeangle imprint, the Glasgow DJ and …

Premiere: Bala Bala Boyz ‘Vie Des Rois’

Bala Bala Boyz will release a new single, ‘Vie Des Rois’, via More Time Records this Friday, 26th August.  The London-Congolese collective, who DJ Mag interviewed back in 2020 for the Meet the MC series, return to Ahadadream and Sam Interface’s label with a typically explosive cut of percussive club …

Premiere: Euphonic ‘Space In My Soul Ft. Neech’

Banoffee Pies Records will release the latest instalment in its reissue series with a collection of unearthed cuts from London’s Euphonic.  Euphonic, the duo of Rob Henry and Nick Trimm, were active in the late ‘90s, releasing music that fused the intricate drum programming of jungle and breakbeat with jazz …

Premiere: IKÄVÄ PII ‘death by haha reaction’

Ikävä Pii will release a new EP, ‘Epos Digitale’, via Turin’s early reflex label in September.  The three-track release from the London-based Italian producer follows early reflex’s first anniversary compilation in May, which demonstrated the imprint’s credentials as a force to be reckoned with thanks to its decidedly experimental take …

Premiere: Emmet Read 'Highway To Moog'

Emmet Read will release a new EP next week. The UK-based Italo producer, who remixed DJ/producer PADDY for London imprint Midnight People’s VA compilation earlier this year, returns to the label to make his solo debut with a four-track EP. Incoming next Friday (27th), the ‘Highway To Moog’ EP journeys …

Premiere: Lee Gamble ‘Newtown Got Folded’

Lee Gamble will complete his Flush Real Pharynx trilogy for Hyperdub this September with the release of ‘A Million Pieces Of You’. You can hear ‘Newtown Got Folded’ from the release below.  The trilogy, which commenced in 2019 with the release of ‘In A Paraventral Scale’ and ‘Exhaust’, was intended …

Premiere: Giulia Tess ‘Hey’

Giulia Tess will release a new EP, ‘200417’, via Ross From Friends’ Scarlet Tiger label this month.  The Italy-born, London-based DJ and producer follows appearances on labels such as Jamz Supernova’s Future Bounce, Mor Elian and Rhyw’s Fever AM and Ahadadream and Sam Interface’s More Time Records with three off-kilter …

Premiere: DJ ADHD ‘Vortex’

DJ ADHD will release a new EP, ‘Vortex’, via Chloé Robinson aka Barely Legal’s Pretty Weird Records this week.  The Miami-born, London-based artist, who also producers under the name ALXZNDR as part of the Deep Medi family, offers up four crashing techno cuts on the new EP, produced almost entirely …

Premiere: Georgie McVicar ‘In Transports of Joy’

Georgie McVicar will release their new album, ‘Tiny Grassland’, via Mutualism this month. The UK artist’s third album comes accompanied by a book, the contents of which are paired with the release’s seven experimental electronic tracks. Featuring poetry, short essays on music, a catechism, a play, interviews and more, the …

Premiere: Oyisse ‘Skunk’

Congolese producer Oyisse will debut on Kampala’s Hakuna Kulala this month as part of its recently launched white label series.  Across the four tracks on ‘Elembo’, Oyisse’s debut EP, the young producer pools together weighty elements of grime, trap and dubstep with influences from an array of Central African styles …

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 …