Interviews, Releases

Interview: Sim Hutchins

In late 2015 we spoke to Sim Hutchins about the release of his debut album, I Enjoy To Sweep A Room on No Pain In Pop. The digital single Melanotan II / No Paco Rabanne followed in 2016, as did a stunning AV project on Lee Gamble’s UIQ label: Vantablank Stare was a personal response […]

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Interview: Roza Terenzi

Roza Terenzi is a producer and DJ from Perth, Australia, now based in Melbourne. After a number of years producing under another name she adopted this moniker to reflect her change in direction and focus. The hands of fate (and the record industry) led to a series of records coming out in quick succession on […]

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Interviews, Releases

Interview: Gel

Karis Zidore is an artist, dancer and choreographer who has expanded her repertoire into sound, going by the name Gel. She makes dance music in ways that you might not recognise – it’s certainly not in 4/4. Inspired by movement, she has translated her feelings into a singular expression of largely electronic sounds in the […]

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Interviews, Releases

Interview: Silvia Kastel

Flowers From The Ashes: Contemporary Italian Electronic Music is a new compilation from Stroboscopic Artefacts. It’s a wide-ranging release that explores a variety of sonic modes being employed by artists from Italy. From the slow dank rumble of Andrea Belfi and Marco Shuttle to the ritualistic techno of Ninos Du Brasil and Lucy; from Alessandro […]

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Interviews, Truancy Volumes

Truancy Volume 207: Savile

Savile is a producer and DJ from Michigan based in Chicago. A resident at the hallowed smartbar, he’s also the DJ partner of Steve Mizek, and co-runs the labels Argot and Tasteful Nudes with him. As a producer, he’s released on a variety of labels, from Argot and smartbar’s own North Side ’82 to Mike […]

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Interviews

Interview: Will Long

American artist Will Long has had a long and steady career releasing ambient music. In 2005 he established Celer with his wife Danielle Baquet-Long. He continued the project after her passing in 2009, totaling upwards of 100 releases to date. In the past few years he’s moved into the domain of house music, putting out […]

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Releases

Recommended: Future Beat Alliance – Collected Works 1996-2017

Future Beat Alliance is the nom de plume of British producer Matthew Puffett. Having been active for more than two decades, last year saw the release of his thrilling retrospective reaching back as far as 1996. Influenced by acts such as Black Dog Productions, Balil, his sound is a melting pot of ideas, with intricate […]

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Releases

Recommended: Obsequies – Organn

It’s possible to listen to Organn, the debut release from Belgian artist Obsequies on Knives, and hear something entirely new each time. That’s in part because the EP is such a densely layered cacophony; partly because with each manipulation of sound the listener’s attention is diverted elsewhere – an aural sleight of hand. It’s in […]

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Interviews, Releases

Interview: Ipek Gorgun

“Our legacy is trash.” When we look at the world and what we leave behind, this aphorism is scarily insightful. It comes at the end of the press release for Perfect Lung, the collaborative album from Ceramic TL and Ipek Gorgun. Gorgun is a multi-faceted artist. As well as making chilling ambient and electroacoustic music […]

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Releases

Recommended: DJ Python – Dulce Compañia

Brian Piñeyro is a man of many names. In just a few years he’s released as Deejay Xanax, DJ Wey, Luis and DJ Python. While each persona has its own quirks and tempos, the overriding theme is of breakbeat-leaning party music with a hint of ennui. Another recurrent characteristic is a dependence on repetition, with […]

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Interviews

Interview: Special Request

Throughout his lengthy career, Paul Woolford has worn many hats, adopted many aliases. Perhaps the best-fitting and longest-lasting of these has been Special Request. When it first surfaced, Woolford was releasing techno on labels like Hotflush and Planet E. Special Request was an avenue for more raucous material inspired by pirate radio, specifically the sounds […]

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Interviews, Releases, Various

Interview: Aquarian

I first met Brooklyn-based, Canadian producer Aquarian last year at Unsound festival in Kraków, Poland. Having spent his summer living in Berlin, he came to Ireland earlier this month to play the country’s largest festival, out in the Co. Laois countryside: Electric Picnic. This time we would meet in Dublin for an interview, some fifty […]

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