Premiere: Jonquera – Président Baker

Fresh new mega comp installation picks up right where its predecessor left off. Accompanying an small-scale reissue of the beloved BST001, Lyon-based party-come-podcast collective Bamboo Shows continue to demon...

If-Only Podcast #70: Phubu (RAMZi)

Phoebé Guillemot always seems to revel in ambiguity of one kind or another. Her choice of primary alias, for example, is a case in point: settling on 'RAMZi' rode on the idea it sounded like a form of musical o...

If-Only Podcast #68: DJ Ungel

If names like Tolouse Low Trax and Jan Schulte represent the first and second generations of Salon des Amateurs residents, DJ Ungel is very much part of the third. If his DJ bio is anything to go by, the German...

Premiere: Weird Weather – Paint

Something's brewing in South London. Emerging from the primordial ooze of Peckham's Rye Wax basement comes a new label operating at the intersection of "industrial, dub, wave and bass." Such is the mission stat...

If-Only Podcast #66: Jon K

Anyone that has frequented Mancunian dancefloors over the past decade will know the name Jon K. In fact, his story goes back even further – Jon brought the likes of Moodymann to Manchester for the Eyes Down nig...

If-Only Podcast #65: softcoresoft

Leticia Trandafir, AKA softcoresoft, never stops fighting the good fight. Whether booking homegrown DJs over touring international talent, or focusing on community-building projects like Never Apart, the Montré...

Premiere: Ossia – Hack Dub

Like the slew of labels he oversees, dub, industrial, techno, punk and noise infiltrate the music of Dan Davies, AKA Ossia, and while comparisons to other contemporary artists are there to be drawn – Jay Glass ...

Premiere: Chillera – Koblevska A.R.

How the character and ethos of both surf rock and dub reggae have found a home in nearly every corner of the music listening world is a truly curious thing. Spread and expounded upon since the halcyon days of D...