With his Our Circula Sound label hitting its stride and an increasing number of aliases taking his sound in different directions, Scott Wilson meets James Shaw to discuss his approach to techno.
Emma Tucker speaks to Dan Hayhurst and Reuben Sutherland, the duo behind the “sound and vision conglomerate” Sculpture about their distinct approach and new album for the Software label.
Oli Warwick dials up Soren Jahan, the producer known as René Audiard, and driving force behind the Blank Slate label.
Records from Dark Entries, Minimal Wave, Arc Light Editions and more are among April’s selection of the best reissues and archival releases.
Brendan Arnott speaks with Anthony ‘Shake’ Shakir, one of Detroit’s most humble elder statesmen, about his role in the Motor City’s techno heritage and finishing a new album that’s been in the pipeline for twenty years.
Scott Wilson takes the current temperature of UK-centric and UK-inspired club music in this month’s column, with Celestial Trax, Acre, Beneath, DJ Q and more discussed.
Daniel Avery selects tracks by Legowelt, Primal Scream, Moon Duo, Junior Boys and Recondite.
Richard Brophy assesses the current state of Detroit’s house music scene, with contributions from Mike Huckaby, Patrice Scott, MGUN and more.
Oli Warwick descends on the Stokes Croft lab of Tom Bugs, the man behind BugBrand’s array of modular synths and sound devices, which count Bass Clef and Omar S as fans.
Scott Wilson speaks to Astro:Dynamics boss Luke Owen about the label’s DIY approach and unique position in the current musical landscape.
Releases from Firecracker Recordings, Ghostly Intl, Emotional Response and Desire feature in this month’s selections.
Records from Recollection GRM, Dark Entries, Into The Light and Hospital Productions are among March’s selection of the best reissues and archival releases.
It’s taken 10 years, but Todd Terje has finally delivered his long-promised debut album, It’s Album Time. It’s perhaps unsurprising, then, that he’s short on time as Matt Anniss finds out… Read the rest of this entry »
Scott Wilson looks at the strangely alluring mixture of texture and rhythm to be found in the music of Joane Skyler, Sendai, Kloke, Vril and Nico Motte in this month’s column.
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Later this month Créme Organization will release Crystal Cult 2080, the latest album of a long, triumphant, largely amusing and occasionally bemusing recording career for Danny ‘Legowelt’ Wolfers. As the site has interviewed Wolfers on several occasions, as well as making him one of the first contributors to our podcast series, we decided to turn the tables and treat this as opportunity to indulge in the cult of Legowelt and write about some of our personal favourites from the rich, varied and intimidating discography of Danny Wolfers. Read on as Richard Brophy, Alex Egan, Scott Wilson and Tony Poland write about their favourite curios, rarities, classics, imaginary soundtracks, Lowlands box jams and cover versions of proto-house classics.
Lord of the Isles is riding the crest of a wave, thanks to a string of superb 12” singles in his trademark melodic, emotion-rich style. Yet despite this success, he’s still partial to periods of self-doubt, as he tells Matt Anniss.
Music from Specter, Delroy Edwards, Virgo Four, Vincent Floyd, Larry Heard and more is under discussion in Richard Brophy’s latest Separate Mind column.
The multifaceted Los Angeles-based musician speaks Sun Ra, spirituality, poetry and more with Brendan Arnott.