Premiere: Yelzin – Hammertone

Yelzin is the solo project of producer and DJ Hjalte Lehmann. You may have heard him bringing a quirky Danish charm to UK bass stylings as one half of Lyra Valenza, and retaining a virtuosity with breakbeats, h...

Premiere: ELLLL – Sooty Turn

Where Sneaker Social Club may have once been pretenders to the throne of hardcore, or possibly court jesters experimenting with breaks, it is now time to arrange their coronation. In a busy five years they have...

Premiere: Hybryds – Lust

Belgian producer Hybryds is obsessed with rituals. His music is specifically made with them in mind: see '92s Music For Rituals, '94s Rhythm of the Ritual, '95s Ritual of the Rave and so on. Like a cyberpunk wi...

Premiere: Fareed – Ruins

“Bass utopia” murmurs the scatty voiceover on 'Process RPZ', one of the tracks from Fareed's latest EP. It's out soon on the Warzou-helmed Big Science Records, a label that had previously only released on tape ...

Premiere: Shakey – Crayscandens

You might know Palto Flats for it high profile reissues of Japanese classics by Midori Takada, Yasuaki Shimizu and Mariah, but the latest release is a meeting of minds in Wilted Woman and Silvia Kastel. If thos...

Premiere: Critical Amnesia – 0DSN₁

One of the reasons I turned to electronic music was to get away from the affectations of bands: the stage(d) performances that prescribe applause, the try-hard outfits, the over-souled lyricism. But what did I ...

Premiere: Désaccord Majeur – Sat

Australian label A Colourful Storm is just that: a whirlwind that whips all the sounds in its path into an airborne pirouette resembling the flurry of cows and furniture in that absurd Wizard of Oz tornado sequ...

Premiere: Mucho Sueño – Progressive Sword

London party crew Twin System have joined countless other labels (more the merrier) in releasing isolation-smashing lockdown charity compilations. It’s called Victim of the System. But what system, I wonder? Fo...