Lifafa: Avant-Garde with a Pinch of Nostalgia

Suryakant Sawhney also known as Lifafa began his journey as a filmmaking student to finally land to his home country as a musician imbued with a variety of influences. He made his debut as a vocalist and guitarist with Peter Cat Recording Co. through jazz music. Peter Cat Recording Co. earned their fame with their musical surprises which goes into unexpected ventures.

7 Ethereal Tracks Into the Jungle / Breakbeat Genre’s Posterity

From an original and unique inner-city soundtrack sprung and brewed from the UK in the early ’90s. Throwing in as ingredients influences such as hip-hop, reggae, underground Detroit techno, rare grooves and more. The Jungle or Drum’n’Bass took birth and began all the way from there. Since its appearance on the scene, the genre has…

Desert Bloom : The Pinnacle of a Wildflower

Words from Teesha Kooraram Rachel Nam, also known as Desert Bloom, is a musician and producer based in Montréal. Classical piano and electronic music propelled her towards making intricate and ethereal synth-based music. Rachel Nam also plays bass in Montreal plushcore synth-pop band Magic Perm.  She was born in British Columbia and moved to Montreal…

The Two Sides of Aphex Twin

Having a large audience is great, awesome, and all the superlative that could be associated with it would fit. As a striving or an established artist, this especially means that a monetary inflow would be secured. Amazing? Having a large audience although, also stands for having an audience with expectations. Expectations have dynamics amongst the…

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…