Premiere: Bryce Hackford – Zajal

Brooklyn meets Margate, with a twist. Safe (Exits) arrives as the latest drop from the New York-based Spring Theory, teaming up with Bryce Hackford for his second release on the imprint. Bravely exploring the o...

Premiere: Exael & Arad Acid – Upward Spiral

LA label Motion Ward show no signs of losing intrigue with their first release of 2020; Furi, the imprint’s latest offering, is an outstanding collection of solo and co-produced recordings from the Berlin-based...

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...

Premiere: Security – Richie Plays With Lights

High Digital have delivered a clamorous maelstrom in hi-focus. Fearless and fiercely forward-facing, the Parisian label's first SD Card of 2020 clearly knows its audience too, with liner notes aimed at "adventu...

Premiere: Will Alfred – O, As Satan Took Them

Modular synthesis might seem impenetrable to the uninitiated. Conjuring sounds from an impossible tangle of wires, it's intimidating to be sure, but recent years have seen a resurgence in the practice as the li...

Premiere: Scott Young – Ket City

Discos Capablanca once again assume the role of sonic springboard for the Hong Kong-born, UK-based producer, Scott Young. An “intimate ode to the United Kingdom,” Ket City finds the Born Free and Opal Tapes art...

If-Only Podcast #64: Ausschuss

Ausschuss appeared on our radar almost exactly a year ago, contributing to a C.A.N.V.A.S. compilation seeking to “re-evaluate the graphic score and other means by which music has been codified.” Where they task...