Premiere: Juzer – Old Reliable

Chicago's affinity with hardware-driven dance music dates back to the mid '80s. Jamie Saunders to Frankie Knuckles and Chip E., producers repurposed undesirable and affordable electronic instruments for the cut...

Premiere: D.K. – Storm of Steel

Glory in battle, honour in death. As if shrouded in an orchestra of blade and horn wielding yōkai, Antinote mainstay D.K. delivers his third and final blow. A darker more driving chapter for the often light and...

Premiere: Luca Durán – Body Mechanics

Along with fashion, music and various discontinued brand-name sodas, technological motifs swing back around into public consciousness. The collective memory recalls and reapplies what they’ve learned through ta...

Premiere: Das Ding – Insect Apocalypse

Dutch polymath and purveyor of all things post-punk, Danny Borsten, AKA Das Ding, has a back catalogue of cultic decree. Running, designing and making music on the aesthetically stunning and sonically seminal T...

Premiere: Cándido – Shaktiman

Ever-present, freestyle seems to have been written into the very fabric of the club scenes germinating within and between '80s New York, Miami and San Francisco. Often called 'electro freestyle' or even simply ...

Premiere: Kris Baha – In Your Arms

“Expect the noise of metal pieces being struck” read the answer Kris Baha gave about playing live in a recent interview. If you’re familiar with the innovative approaches to live performance championed by the l...

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...

Premiere: Trenton Chase – Untitled 1

New Melbourne-based label Up North Records relish the bleak darkness in which artists like Nitzer Ebb, Chris and Cosey, SPK and Severed Heads occupy, gleefully putting out music unsettling and tense. The tapes ...