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...

Premiere: Dosis – Confusion

ISLA began life as a cassette oriented platform for longform lo-fi techno and ambient endeavours. Operated by NAP, AKA one half of Ambien Baby with D.Tiffany, there were a slew of these releases before launchin...