Premiere: Thodén – Hyperreal

An overarching sentimentality offsets the tougher, severe moments on Thodén's return Electroménager. Making a third appearance on the Parisian imprint, where some of it marries razor-sharp sound design with de...

Premiere: Locked Club – Salat

Bringing big industrial energy, Locked Club embody the punk ethos of DIY genres that engendered musical vocabularies such as theirs. Their 'logo', the silhouette of a balaclava, is typical punk imagery, indica...

Premiere: Ancient Plastix – Dead Body Drawing

For the uninitiated, the debut from Paul Rafferty, AKA Ancient Plastix, goes against the grain of what we've come to expect from a Maple Death Records release. The London label's back catalogue brims with doom...

Premiere: John Object – 500mg

Standard Deviation's latest release serves as a microcosm of the Ukrainian scene. Intermission is a new 8-track compilation from the multi-disciplinary platform, an offshoot of Kiev's ∄ club born out of the de...

Premiere: Gwydir – High Hearts

Intimations, the new series from A Colourful Storm, launches with the release of an intriguing compilation. I stumble and then I fall is a cabinet of curiosities, united by the cloak-and-dagger nature of the m...

Premiere: Marlene Stark – Was Ist Feucht?

The hyena has several connotations. Most cultures have seen them as scavengers and cowards who would rather steal meals from more successful predators. In the Middle East, literature and folklore referred to s...

Premiere: E-Talking – Experimental Psychosis

Techno Man's Land is many things: it's an imagined video game soundtrack; an ode to the bedroom-genesis of DIY electronic music production; possibly even a coming of age moment for Emmanuel Corre's E-Talking a...