8 of our favourite 23 Skidoo joints

It's something of a statement when a band names itself after a phrase popularised by the likes of infamous occultist Aleister Crowley and Beat Generation renegade William S. Burroughs. Formed in London, 23 Skid...

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...

Fortnightly Freebies #59

Hardcore revivalism, keep fit electro, an Aphex Twin edit and plenty more... Corrupt Data – Hardcore Will Never Die Assembling a 12-track compilation with contributions from Etch, Local Group and Filter Dread...

Premiere: Kris Baha – Fuels A Liar

Perhaps, as the title of an upcoming compilation paying tribute to Vilnius' Opium Club suggests, attending the Lithuanian nightspot is a ritual almost akin to going to church – after all, it draws parallels wit...

Premiere: Sleep Forever – Triad

After an extended winter, Swiss imprint Lux Rec returns with a brand new 12". Titled Apnea/Deter, the split record from Zürich locals Veil Of Light and Sleep Forever represents the first instalment in the label...

UnknownmiX – Chew Some More

Zürich-based label Lux Rec release some native Swiss material with Chew Some More, a refined taster of the band UnknownmiX. The group, who were active from 1983 to 1992, put out five LPs and three EPs of materi...

Raymonde – J’aime Bien Le Tonnerre

Zèbres Records, the newly set-up, Lyon-based vinyl label put together by Frère Zèbre, presents its inaugural release with a 12” from Raymonde. Thibaut de Raymond is a fellow Lyon resident who, up until this poi...

Leo James – What Happened To You EP

Following a sterling contribution to our podcast series, Melbourne-based maestro Leo James has delivered an intriguing and highly mutative 12" for the continually impressive Austrian label, Neubau. Having previ...

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...