If-Only Podcast #55: AIR LQD

AIR LQD has been continuing a long-standing tradition of unapologetically turbulent music in Belgium. With its genesis in the new beat and EBM popularised by the likes of Zsa Zsa "La Boum" and Front 242, he bel...

If-Only Podcast #54: Eirwud Mudwasser

Eirwud Mudwasser's sound owes a great deal to his sense of oneness with nature. A recent outing for Japanese label Snaker leaves you dreaming of imagined tropical vistas, but this is something he's been vocal a...

If-Only Podcast #53: Anatolian Weapons

Originally conceived as a “world-music, house oriented moniker,” Aggelos Baltas' output as Anatolian Weapons seems to blur genre boundaries further with every passing release. Chart his musical journey from the...

If-Only Podcast #52: Aleksa Alaska

Aleksa Alaska finds herself at odds with the minimal techno scene so synonymous with her native Romania. The way she charges through genres and moods is dizzying, sometimes bordering on erratic, reaching for EB...

If-Only Podcast #51: Stevie Whisper

The result of refined taste and hard graft, Stephan Unkovic, AKA Stevie Whisper, has established himself as a key proponent of the Serbian scene. He's both member of the Mystic Stylez collective and the mind be...

If-Only Podcast #50: Max Abysmal

Max Abysmal is proof that tempo doesn't necessarily dictate intensity in music. Most of what he touches bumps along around a modest 100 BPM, but an acolyte of rhythm and percussion first and foremost, pacing ne...

If-Only Podcast #49: Flora FM

In 2019, drawing from dance music of the American Midwest is hardly novel, especially as a starting point for emerging talent honing their craft. Taylor Hawkins, AKA Flora FM, doesn't stray far from those well-...