White Labels and Dick Drawings: The Tusk Wax story

Launched in 2011, white label imprint Tusk Wax has since spawned several subsidiaries. Horn Wax followed Porn Wax, while a less inventively named Trance Wax offshoot materialised from the shadows only recently....

Beneath the Brutalism: Talking shop with Neubau

Neubau might be the seventh district of Vienna, but it's also the name of a record label. Launched by Heap and Simon Heidemann in 2015, it was the byproduct of a spontaneous, serendipitous discovery after Heide...

Premiere: Buttechno – Cxema

Having emerged from Moscow’s underground electronic scene, Pavel Milyakov, AKA Buttechno, has become a unique force of nature. His brand of electronic music, combining industrial soundscapes, fidgety beats and ...

Premiere: Gnork – See Me Rollin

With a self-confessed penchant for chords and bouncy beats, Gnork's first ever full length spans a wide range of sounds. From spacey to frenetic, The Lost Tapes is set to drop on his newly formed Outskirts impr...

Interview & Premiere: R-Zone – Greatest Enemy

A bit of rave revivalism here, a sly nod to the jacking sounds of Chicago there, R-Zone is the '90s-obsessed, clandestine sub-label to DJ TLR's Creme Organization. The sense of nostalgia is palpable, but everyt...

Unravelling the label: Hhatri

Before Rush Hour's Soichi Terada retrospective, Sounds Of The Far East, there was the Far East Transcripts. The inaugural release from History Has A Tendency To Repeat Itself (AKA Hhatri), it marked the first i...