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Stratton – Smelling Salts

When a scene blows up, as lofi house has over the past year or so, the glut of bandwagon producers crowding the internet can make it hard to keep track of the o... >>
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Objekt – Objekt #4

Since his first white label releases in 2011, TJ Hertz has acquired a reputation as a producer focused on the future. From his early bass-infused techno to the ... >>
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Deena Abdelwahed – Klabb

As inviting as house music is, the genre rarely provides material that sounds genuinely fresh. Those looking for something that sounds new generally end up at t... >>
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Young Marco – Selectors 002

A common complaint of the dance scene is that good DJs are expected to be good producers, and vice versa, when the two require very different skills. Typically ... >>
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Luka Productions – Fasokan

As electronic production methods become cheaper and more widely available, producers from Senegal to Teheran have begun learning to compose digitally. The major... >>
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Underspreche – Invito Alla Danza

Electronic artists often situate themselves in relation to music history – new techno looks nostalgically at the early days of 90’s rave, while modern house toy... >>
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Person of Interest – NOYFB

We don’t know much about Person of Interest. Over a share of records on the L.I.E.S. axis, the anonymous producer has mostly concocted gritty basement techno, l... >>
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Lost Scripts – Hiverned 4

Some people think that edits are lazy. It’s so easy to slap a simple drum track onto a forgotten classic. But just as with original pieces of music, edits can v... >>
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Lemme Kno – UNTHANK009

Two principles seem to guide Andrew Field-Pickering and all his endeavours – experiment and fun. His solo releases as Max D play with familiar genre tropes, whi... >>
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Ibrahim Alfa – Hidden by the Leaves

The last few years have seen a new trend of ‘lost’ tracks rediscovered and getting released. The whole idea gives me mixed feelings. As a music obsessive, it’s ... >>
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Sleep D – The Jackal Pt. 2

Melbourne continues to shine as the latest house music hotspot, thanks in no small part to the consistent brilliance of local labels Superconscious, Butter Reco... >>
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Psychic Mirrors – Nature of Evil

It’s not unusual for artists to conceptualise their albums as soundtracks to imaginary films or landscapes. But few go as far as directing a gloriously schlocky... >>
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Ondo Fudd – Blue Dot

Cowbells clatter in the distance. A synth note shimmers into existence and dissipates like a mirage. A clarinet calls out, uncertain, over an undulating landsca... >>
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Jayda G – Jaydaisms

Jayda Guy is the newest addition to Vancouver’s unfailing house scene, who burst out as a selector last year with her Freakout Cult parties and an ace addition ... >>
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Benedek – Coolin’

Los Angeles’ Nicholas Benedek stepped out as one of modern funk’s most intriguing voices with his 2013 debut album. The untitled LP for People’s Potential Unlim... >>
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Not Waving – Animals

Best known as half of star-gazing electronica duo Walls, Italian producer Alessio Natalizia has been plying a much rougher strain of sound for several years und... >>