Always-A-Pleasure_ The Ultimate Digging Spree from DJ Shadow’s Endtroducing

Always-A-Pleasure features Classic Reviews; of albums that never fail to amaze. Released in 1996, dedicated crate digger Joshua Davis, or DJ Shadow, debuts with the revolutionary and wide-impacting album Endtroducing.  Record store digging, as pictured by William and Barney Bankhead for the album artwork, has been the process adopted and embraced by Davis to generate…

The Acid King’s farewell by producers and artists, all inspired and influenced through an ever-extensive lifework.

Hailed as the ‘King of Acid’, electronic producer Andreas Gehm’s death resonated within the hearts of numerous music producers and DJs; all inspired and influenced in a way or the other by Gehm’s acid compositions. The German producer was suffering from complications and difficulties of a long-lasting health problem. Various electronic artists collaborated and endeavoured…

Astrophonica : Gradients

Having heard from them since early 2002, the duo made up of Charlie Fieber and Nelson Bayomy are far from being new to the scene and still boldly kicking, with this year’s compilation release of Astrophonica, their own music label. This is about Fracture & Neptune, and some damn good music. Offshore recordings, Ohm Resistance,…

In Love With A Ghost : healing

Out on Z Tapes records; the unrequited french-based artist, In Love With A Ghost, gives us a profound peak into his imagination through his latest project; healing. Likely as a world of enchantment through the passing minutes, this album gets warmer and cozier as the different, yet ‘similar’, atmospheres kick in. This world seems to…

Medlar : RVRT009

Had the first-ear to Medlar’s on Ninja Tune’s Solid Steel show and been hooked up as many; with his handmade and mostly unreleased tracks throughout his podcast. Initial reflex was to dig out his records with his signed label, Wolf Music, and to my demise I just couldn’t get my hands on it and left…

Focus_ Simbad

First off , we’ll go through these golden Remixes volumes, where Simbad revisited tracks by Sean Kuti, Quantic, Karizma and so much more. His discography consists of over 200 music productions and remixes! so if anyone were to mention it all, that would cost us a day… which I’m in anyway. We’re talking about the…

O’Flynn : Oberyn​/​Spyglass

Things you need on a bright day, well obviously shades and a good sound set having Blip Discs releases on repeat ! This 2 track record, about only 9 minutes, when disregarding lousy math can seem much longer when dwelled through the depth of O’Flynn‘s world. First track; Oberyn, propels the listener to a seemingly…

Event x Culture_ The Sound of LeftO

The Sound of. hits the scene with full force this month with tastemakers from Brussels, the mighty LeftO [Brownswood Recordings] along with the vigorous Fatoosan [Supafly Collective], and brace up as their sole intention is to blow up your mind and leave you amazed.. To widen the LeftO and Fatoosan experience, a first chapter will be…

Mugwisa International Xylophone Group : Santuri’s Embaire Umeme E​.​P

Music from Uganda or more precisely Iganga, which is a 4-hour drive from the Ugandan capital Kampala. It’s a collaboration between Soundthread, Santuri and On the Corner records which travelled to capture sounds, produced by unconventional artists, and sharing it across the globe; keeping it as true and authentic as possible. Iganga is one among…

Fresh Cut; BADBADNOTGOOD – IV

  The odd trio have welcomed a new member. Saxophonist Leland Whitty joins the canadian group formed in Toronto and contributes as the fourth comrade for their upcoming album. Coming out on the 8th july, this is IV by BADBADNOTGOOD. 2 tracks are currently available for purchase and listen on their Bandcamp page. Speaking Gently has…

The Very Polish Cut Outs : Legacy

Zambon and Kacper Kapsa, both disk jockeys and producers from Poland, came up with an idea of promoting Polish music all over the globe by releasing different compilations, mixes and edits. This is how, in 2010, The Very Polish Cut Outs was born and how during their 6 years of work, impacted and left their mark…

Thom Yorke : Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes

8 years after The Eraser out on XL recocrdings, Thom Yorke self-releases his 2nd solo album along the long time Radiohead producer, Nigel Godrich, and cover artist Stanley Downwood. Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes is a kind of listening experience that is quickly forgotten afterwards…Like a dream, it is intense and is wished to be revived countless times. This…

Ishmael : Time & Time Again

Music from the Church White label series; Bristol based artist Ishmael came up with Time & Time Again on March 2015. A 2-track Ep full of deep and the things you need to move. Time & Time Again is a seducing piece of work that would get anyone hooked up. A smooth house feeling, with a jazzy…

Chief & Deheb : Leaf

Leaf is the story of two dynamic producers who combined their forces into creating an instrumental hip hop haven based on Brazillian music samples from their collection. We’re talking about Sébastien Arni a.k.a Chief and the france based, producer and dj, Deheb. The signature of the Brazillian music, i.e the rhythm engaged by the drums,…

Yolke : Real Memories

After Poppy Wash and Syrup, the first two album issued by the artist Yolke, Real Memories Ep is released on Fallopian Tunes. This third installment is rock solid on the drums.. take chilango for instance; the distorted effects and momentaneous guitar playing is going to get you out of any concentration and it’s only the clear handling of…

In Love With A Ghost : ordinary magic ep

Music from France, although the feeling evokes waves from Japan or even Berlin. Well that’s the magic the independent Paris based artist, In Love With A Ghost, comes up with each of his ep’s. ordinary magic is the second ep by the french artist. This ep, with its berlin kind of beat structure along with lovely vocals,…

MC PINTY : Midnight Moods

Midnight Moods is the first album release of the london based rap artist MC Pinty. This album has everything a hip hop/rap digger is looking for. A great electronic built up along with a perfect british-accented vocal work, is what gets you to leave these songs on repeat. MC Pinty is another rising artist from the south-east…