Prince edits, avant-garde ambient material and a myriad of Glaswegian treats among the selection…
He may only have a handful of releases under his belt, but Hysteric‘s been busy turning heads with outings for Public Possession and Ostra Discos. In a nod to all that have supported him so far, the cut and paste aficionado’s giving away his bonus beats edit of a Jesse Saunders classic.
Huntleys + Palmers have spent the last few years establishing a firm foothold in the British electronic music scene, providing a platform to the likes of Auntie Flo and Mehmet Aslan. Ahead of yesterday’s Boiler Room party, they decided to give away a compilation celebrating Glaswegian music, cramming it with tunes from the the likes of Mr TC, General Ludd, Letherette and Dices.
Gleaming, crystalline synths shine brightly through a muggy haze on the latest offering from 1080p. “Recorded in a room on Salt Spring Island in view of Mt. Tuam and the Salish Sea with a spread of new gear,” ‘ilu’ casts rhythmic convention aside, mutating from an ambient drift to dubbed-out groove in a matter of seconds.
Night Slugs mainstay L-Vis 1990 paid tribute to Prince shortly after word got around of the Purple One’s untimely demise. The result? An 808-heavy, Baltimore style drum track based on Prince’s immensely popular Batman soundtrack. Don’t think any more needs to be said.
Many have tried to keep Aaliyah’s music alive via remixes and edits, but few have managed to retain the warmth and tenderness of the original material quite like Willis.