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RECORD REVIEW: BIBLO (TUR) – LEKE EP
RECORD REVIEW: BIBLO (TUR) – LEKE EP

After a long hiatus, late last month Istanbul experimental electronic artist Pınar Üzeltüzenci aka biblo, marked her return to music with the release of her new four track EP, Leke (stain). It’s her first standalone solo release since her...

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RECORD REVIEW: UUN (USA) – PROLETARII EP
RECORD REVIEW: UUN (USA) – PROLETARII EP

Detroit techno producer Uun has unleashed his punishing new three track EP Proletarii through veteran Glasgow imprint Soma. The cerebral hard hitter follows on from the Hell Is Empty EP last month for Mord and is his fourth release...

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RECORD REVIEW: RARE DM (USA) – VANTA BLACK
RECORD REVIEW: RARE DM (USA) – VANTA BLACK

Last month saw Brooklyn based electronic artist Erin Louise Hoagg aka Rare DM, release her debut album Vanta Black. Thematically, it’s a deeply personal, open and honest exploration of the thoughts behind the self-examination Hoagg conducted in the wake...

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RECORD REVIEW: SKYDECK (AUS) – EUREKA MOMENT
RECORD REVIEW: SKYDECK (AUS) – EUREKA MOMENT

Amidst the lies and absurdities contained within the dead heart of modern neoliberal capitalist life Melbourne outfit Skydeck, the brainchild of Ciggie Witch’s Mitch Clemens and Pregnancy’s Dominic Kearton, bands they shared individually and respectively with the late Zac...

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RECORD REVIEW: ASTRAGAL (USA) – EP II
RECORD REVIEW: ASTRAGAL (USA) – EP II

Houston postpunk/shoegaze outfit Astragal, intelligently named after the semi-autobiographical novel, L’Astragale, the first of three by French-Algerian author and fierce libertarian Albertine Sarrazin, released their second EP earlier this month, simply titled II. The trio announced their presence three...

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RECORD REVIEW: VIOLET – NEW VISIONS EP
RECORD REVIEW: VIOLET – NEW VISIONS EP

Late last month, Lisbon electronic artist and producer Inês Coutinho aka Violet, released her brand new four track EP New Visions. It’s an enthrallingly diverse and cannily inventive work in all its compositional and sonic aspects. Respectfully and cleverly...

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RECORD REVIEW: CARSON McHONE – CAROUSEL
RECORD REVIEW: CARSON McHONE – CAROUSEL

“I think a lot of roots influenced artists feel the need to defend tradition in this way.  Today though, I want to do more with the form, push myself past where I understand it to be.” Carson McHone. Our...

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RECORD REVIEW: MOHLAO (NET) – KONSTRUKT 009
RECORD REVIEW: MOHLAO (NET) – KONSTRUKT 009

Prolific Helsinki based Dutch artist and producer Samuel van Dijk released a new EP Friday under his techno trading moniker Mohlao for Dutch imprint Konstrukt. On it he seeks out the tangible and seeks to plant his feet back on terra...

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RECORD REVIEW: NEEL (ITA) – TRANSITION
RECORD REVIEW: NEEL (ITA) – TRANSITION

Rome techno producer and sound engineer Giuseppe Tillieci aka Neel, unleashed his new EP Transition on Friday, his second for Gent label Token Records after 2017’s stunning Calcata. Its four tracks were inspired by and named in turn after...

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RECORD REVIEW: ARCHITECTURAL – A GIRL WITH NO FRIENDS EP
RECORD REVIEW: ARCHITECTURAL – A GIRL WITH NO FRIENDS EP

“For me a real artist is someone who doesn’t base his or her art in making money, even though you must live from it…but at the time of creation you cannot be thinking of the money you might make...

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