Category Archives: beats

Sequences And Spectrums

Back in early April, blog favourite Throwing Snow put out the first in a series of two-track releases through Houndstooth that he called at the time ‘built for the summer, yet seen through a wintry prism’. Intended to be more

Sequences And Spectrums

Back in early April, blog favourite Throwing Snow put out the first in a series of two-track releases through Houndstooth that he called at the time ‘built for the summer, yet seen through a wintry prism’. Intended to be more

Colours And Tones

Manchester producer Patrick Holt’s particular brand of Drum & Bass and Dubstep as biome stretches back almost eight years with a debut release on the now defunct Subsonik Records, and since then his single and EP work has been put out

Colours And Tones

Manchester producer Patrick Holt’s particular brand of Drum & Bass and Dubstep as biome stretches back almost eight years with a debut release on the now defunct Subsonik Records, and since then his single and EP work has been put out

Further Along The Line

Early last year London vocalist Segilola teamed up with Leeds producer Bambooman aka Kirk Barley for the enchanting ‘Somewhere Along The Line’ EP on Canadian independent King Deluxe, something which was quickly followed by Bambooman’s own ‘Dulcet’ EP on Sonic

Further Along The Line

Early last year London vocalist Segilola teamed up with Leeds producer Bambooman aka Kirk Barley for the enchanting ‘Somewhere Along The Line’ EP on Canadian independent King Deluxe, something which was quickly followed by Bambooman’s own ‘Dulcet’ EP on Sonic

Interludes And Overtures

In the two years since the release of his acclaimed second album ‘No Better Time Than Now’, Detroit born musician and producer Zach Saginaw has been busy touring, building a new studio and working on numerous other projects, but the

Interludes And Overtures

In the two years since the release of his acclaimed second album ‘No Better Time Than Now’, Detroit born musician and producer Zach Saginaw has been busy touring, building a new studio and working on numerous other projects, but the

Under The Midnight Sun

With a wealth of EP and single releases under the guise of Synkro, almost forty at last count, and some recent work with Indigo under the Akkord moniker, Joe McBride is set to release his debut album on Apollo Records.

Under The Midnight Sun

With a wealth of EP and single releases under the guise of Synkro, almost forty at last count, and some recent work with Indigo under the Akkord moniker, Joe McBride is set to release his debut album on Apollo Records.

Darker Than Blue

After the Dahlia Black and Unknown Shapes collaborative projects, Blue Daisy returned to solo ventures last year with an industrial strength mix of underworld beats and bass on the ‘Psychotic Love’ EP via 37 Adventures, and since then he’s seemingly been

Darker Than Blue

After the Dahlia Black and Unknown Shapes collaborative projects, Blue Daisy returned to solo ventures last year with an industrial strength mix of underworld beats and bass on the ‘Psychotic Love’ EP via 37 Adventures, and since then he’s seemingly been

Waves On My Mind

The King Midas Sound project which comprises Kevin Martin aka The Bug alongside vocalists Kiki Hitomi and Roger Robinson debuted back in 2009 with the acclaimed ‘Waiting For You Album’ on Hyperdub, and a move to Ninja Tune a couple

Waves On My Mind

The King Midas Sound project which comprises Kevin Martin aka The Bug alongside vocalists Kiki Hitomi and Roger Robinson debuted back in 2009 with the acclaimed ‘Waiting For You Album’ on Hyperdub, and a move to Ninja Tune a couple

New Artificial Horizons

The follow-up to the beatless ‘Loyal’ debut album by Heathered Pearls is still heavily intertwined with visual imagery and ambient textures, but has changed direction to reference a time in the Brooklyn-based producer Jakub Alexander’s earlier life when he’d travel

New Artificial Horizons

The follow-up to the beatless ‘Loyal’ debut album by Heathered Pearls is still heavily intertwined with visual imagery and ambient textures, but has changed direction to reference a time in the Brooklyn-based producer Jakub Alexander’s earlier life when he’d travel

In Space And Time

Fresh from the release of the excellent ‘True Sight’ EP by Danny Scrilla on Cosmic Bridge, label head Jim Coles aka Om Unit is set to launch his own five-track EP at the end of the month. Those familiar with

In Space And Time

Fresh from the release of the excellent ‘True Sight’ EP by Danny Scrilla on Cosmic Bridge, label head Jim Coles aka Om Unit is set to launch his own five-track EP at the end of the month. Those familiar with

Basic Themes And Things

News has been steadily percolating about an upcoming album from Darkstar, since the release of the ‘Kirklees Arcadia’ mixtape provided a couple of snapshots into the direction of the duo’s third long player. With a sound that seemingly always moves

Basic Themes And Things

News has been steadily percolating about an upcoming album from Darkstar, since the release of the ‘Kirklees Arcadia’ mixtape provided a couple of snapshots into the direction of the duo’s third long player. With a sound that seemingly always moves

From Dark Into Light

Bass Music heavyweights EPROM and Alix Perez aka ARP.101 previously featured together on the ‘MODUS’ EP by UK outfit Foreign Beggars at the end of last year, and while each respective artist produced a separate track for that release, news

From Dark Into Light

Bass Music heavyweights EPROM and Alix Perez aka ARP.101 previously featured together on the ‘MODUS’ EP by UK outfit Foreign Beggars at the end of last year, and while each respective artist produced a separate track for that release, news

Night After Darkness

In terms of physical releases, we haven’t heard much from Los Angeles based artists Thomas Wilson aka Sweatson Klank, formerly known as Take, since his twenty-five track ‘You, Me, Temporary’ opus on Project Mooncircle a couple of years ago. That

Night After Darkness

In terms of physical releases, we haven’t heard much from Los Angeles based artists Thomas Wilson aka Sweatson Klank, formerly known as Take, since his twenty-five track ‘You, Me, Temporary’ opus on Project Mooncircle a couple of years ago. That

Sworn To Secrecy

We’re barely into summer but news has emerged that acclaimed Hamburg producer and Golden Pudel resident Helena Hauff will return to Werkdiscs for a debut solo album in September. After making her recording debut on the label run by Actress a

Sworn To Secrecy

We’re barely into summer but news has emerged that acclaimed Hamburg producer and Golden Pudel resident Helena Hauff will return to Werkdiscs for a debut solo album in September. After making her recording debut on the label run by Actress a

Evolution Of Sight

After the excellent ‘Cosmology’ compilation, the Cosmic Bridge label run by the always busy Om Unit closed off last year by introducing some new blood to its roster with the ‘Posthuman’ EP by Boston, Massachusetts producer Graphs. Munich based Danny

Evolution Of Sight

After the excellent ‘Cosmology’ compilation, the Cosmic Bridge label run by the always busy Om Unit closed off last year by introducing some new blood to its roster with the ‘Posthuman’ EP by Boston, Massachusetts producer Graphs. Munich based Danny

Signals And Synthesis

Back in April last year Astral Black put out the excellent ‘Frass FM’ compilation to celebrate its first Birthday and they recently returned with a second volume which, much like its predecessor, is a collection of new and exclusive tracks

Signals And Synthesis

Back in April last year Astral Black put out the excellent ‘Frass FM’ compilation to celebrate its first Birthday and they recently returned with a second volume which, much like its predecessor, is a collection of new and exclusive tracks

Folding Into Shapes

Much has already been said about the ‘Joined Ends’ album by Dorian Concept on Ninja Tune, which the label has described as ‘sitting somewhere between a floating lucid dream and a deep trip into a synaesthetic wonderland’. It’s heavy layers,

Folding Into Shapes

Much has already been said about the ‘Joined Ends’ album by Dorian Concept on Ninja Tune, which the label has described as ‘sitting somewhere between a floating lucid dream and a deep trip into a synaesthetic wonderland’. It’s heavy layers,

Perpetual And Habitual

Last year’s ‘Slow Waves’ debut album on Project Mooncircle from Rob Orme aka submerse was heavily informed by recollections of specific times in the artists life, and was described by the label as ‘a collection of multi-layered memories, stacked like

Perpetual And Habitual

Last year’s ‘Slow Waves’ debut album on Project Mooncircle from Rob Orme aka submerse was heavily informed by recollections of specific times in the artists life, and was described by the label as ‘a collection of multi-layered memories, stacked like

Back To The Basics

The build up to the release of the third album by Jason Chung under his Nosaj Thing guise has been well documented elsewhere with the official release date of May 5th for ‘Fated’ drawing ever closer, as these things tend

Back To The Basics

The build up to the release of the third album by Jason Chung under his Nosaj Thing guise has been well documented elsewhere with the official release date of May 5th for ‘Fated’ drawing ever closer, as these things tend

Rhythm And Reality

The dub-heavy synthesis of hard rolling rhythms and space age textures from Moresounds was most recently heard on ‘Vapor City Remixes’ by Machinedrum alongside Om Unit and dBridge, which formed part of the recent Record Store Day set of releases

Rhythm And Reality

The dub-heavy synthesis of hard rolling rhythms and space age textures from Moresounds was most recently heard on ‘Vapor City Remixes’ by Machinedrum alongside Om Unit and dBridge, which formed part of the recent Record Store Day set of releases

Travels In Constants

As this month will see the eagerly awaited release of the first in a series of new releases from Prefuse73, the Temporary Residence label responsible has just put out something of a prequel in the form of a twenty-fifth volume

Travels In Constants

As this month will see the eagerly awaited release of the first in a series of new releases from Prefuse73, the Temporary Residence label responsible has just put out something of a prequel in the form of a twenty-fifth volume