Premiere: Kris Baha – In Your Arms

“Expect the noise of metal pieces being struck” read the answer Kris Baha gave about playing live in a recent interview. If you’re familiar with the innovative approaches to live performance championed by the l...

Premiere: U.S.O.C.A. – Pirmais Sniegs

Unpacked, the acronym U.S.O.C.A. stands for is “Urinating Statue Of Castrated Angel” – a stage name of Jānis Sils. Active in this guise between 1991-1994, Sils committed to cassette a dense and idiosyncratic ch...

Premiere: Trenton Chase – Untitled 1

New Melbourne-based label Up North Records relish the bleak darkness in which artists like Nitzer Ebb, Chris and Cosey, SPK and Severed Heads occupy, gleefully putting out music unsettling and tense. The tapes ...

Premiere: Celldöd – Res Dig Upp

Scandinavia, once home to Europe’s healthiest social democracies, has a long history of producing some of the continents unhealthiest sounds. From the frostbitten bleakness of Norwegian Black Metal in the ninet...

Carl ClanDestine’s 10 favourite tracks right now

Bound by mood, personality and function rather than a specific genre, Glasgow's Clan Destine Records have been peddling their twisted sonics since 2009. In whirlwind of names, navigating the back catalogue can ...

If-Only Podcast #10: Tanzwuth

The namesake of a medieval phenomenon that mainly occurred in mainland Europe, Tanzwuth, or 'dancing mania', seems like a fitting alias for this West London duo. Occurring throughout the centuries, these epidem...

If-Only Podcast #7: Innsyter

Cloaked in swathes of noise, Innsyter's unfettered productions are brimming with texture and grit. A debut for Delroy Edwards' L.A. Club Resource delivers these qualities in spades – qualities that pervade most...

If-Only Podcast #6: Elliot Ofmarco

Bringing their own distinctive aesthetic and a unique voice to Melbourne's already vibrant club scene, Power Station's weekly parties distill a mixture of EBM, new beat, new wave and similarly 80s-tinged sounds...