Premiere: Cabasa – Who The Fuck Is Jay C

Belgian-born but based within the British Isles, Cabasa has been shaped by formative years spent overhearing the early strains of electronic favoured by his dad – a one-time fixture of Belgium’s new beat scene ...

Premiere: Black Merlin – Noi 1

If you’ve followed George Thompson, AKA Black Merlin, over the last couple of years, you’ll have noticed his recent releases appear hug a distinct stylistic path throughout – adhering to the same sonic palette ...

Video Premiere: Lårry – Systems_hyperthread

Unseen forces spawning a temporal glitch, pushing computer-rendered hallucinations and VHS reveries into a warped fifth dimension. As the rift in space-time deepens, so the intensity of our journey grows, the s...

Premiere: D38 Authority – Odissey

Cloak-and-dagger manoeuvres from the southern reaches of Italy, Cosmic Rhythm's latest outing surfaces from a classified source. A slew of releases rooted in the sounds of sci-fi-indebted house testify to a com...

Premiere: Doppelate – Johnny Longneck

Mellifluous and melancholy, Doppelate's music has the sparse intimacy that suggests bedroom production. Dropping a pair of 12"s on Let's Go Swimming and a cassette out on James Booth's Share XL imprint, he furn...

Designing for the First Impression: Part 2

In direct opposition of the notion that record sleeve design is a "dead art" – an opinion expressed by iconic graphic designer Peter Saville – we took a moment back in February to appreciate some of our favouri...

Premiere: Sleep D – Head Flip

If there's one thing tying the Altered States Tapes curation together, besides the Aussie label's undeniably experimental edge, it's a dedication to the austere. Musique concrète, violent maelstroms of techno a...

Premiere: Fruit – Words

The past three years have witnessed an influx of Danish electronic music with tranquil sense of melody and a focus on texture. Maybe it's a reflection of the country's outstanding natural beauty; the dense fore...

Premiere: Max Wyatt – Ruff Technique

Manchester's Dansu Discs has been a home to lush ambient, jacking house cuts, reggae-tinged disco and simmering acid. But while the curation might appear to some as fairly disparate on paper, there's a playful,...