Premiere: HLM38 – Hierophant

A year since last putting his head above the parapet, Notte Brigante founder Julien Viallet, AKA HLM38, reemerges with the new cassette. Spanning 6 tracks – a trio of his own design alongside remixes from UVB76...

Premiere: Wisecrack – Wrongful Death

After 'Flesh', their skull-crushing contribution to a recent Avon Terror Corps compilation, avant-Milano weirdos Wisecrack let loose another blitzkrieg. Said to have become one in 2018, Francesco Manzato and Fe...

Premiere: Pawel’s Bar – Tardigrade Dub

Marvin Uhde, AKA Qnete, is best known for peddling house and techno through labels like Lobster Theremin and X-Kalay. Lately though, he's been working within dubbier pastures, making reverb-heavy manoeuvres und...

If-Only Podcast #74: Jay Glass Dubs

Dimitris Papadatos, AKA Jay Glass Dubs, is a bit of a musical chameleon. A recent interview explained how he's "never in the same frame of mind or spirit" from one studio session to the next, and it shows in th...

Premiere: Jonquera – Président Baker

Fresh new mega comp installation picks up right where its predecessor left off. Accompanying an small-scale reissue of the beloved BST001, Lyon-based party-come-podcast collective Bamboo Shows continue to demon...

If-Only Podcast #70: Phubu (RAMZi)

Phoebé Guillemot always seems to revel in ambiguity of one kind or another. Her choice of primary alias, for example, is a case in point: settling on 'RAMZi' rode on the idea it sounded like a form of musical o...

If-Only Podcast #68: DJ Ungel

If names like Tolouse Low Trax and Jan Schulte represent the first and second generations of Salon des Amateurs residents, DJ Ungel is very much part of the third. If his DJ bio is anything to go by, the German...

Premiere: Weird Weather – Paint

Something's brewing in South London. Emerging from the primordial ooze of Peckham's Rye Wax basement comes a new label operating at the intersection of "industrial, dub, wave and bass." Such is the mission stat...

If-Only Podcast #66: Jon K

Anyone that has frequented Mancunian dancefloors over the past decade will know the name Jon K. In fact, his story goes back even further – Jon brought the likes of Moodymann to Manchester for the Eyes Down nig...