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-...

If-Only Podcast #48: Ece Özel

Roughly translating as 'special pleasures', Ece Özel's Özel Zevkler parties place oddball curation front and centre. There's more to these events than simply dancing to weird music, however. Taking place in Ist...

If-Only Podcast #47: Heap

Heap – real name Florian Stöffelbauer – is fully committed to the DIY ethos, a quality prevalent across so many of the genres he finds influential. Taking cues from the wave, post-punk, industrial and synth sce...

If-Only Podcast #46: Exael

Exael belongs to a global community setting new standards of what to expect from an ambient record in terms of ingenuity. With so much lukewarm and forgettable ambient music doing the rounds these days, release...

If-Only Podcast #45: Credit 00

Of all the words to describe Alexander Dorn, AKA Credit 00, "unfettered," "unhinged" and "uncompromising" immediately spring to mind – in short, the Leipzig native's known for his inclination towards the innova...

If-Only Podcast #44: Karima F

In a former Porsche repair shop, just streets away from the University of Oslo's botanical garden, Karima Furuseth, AKA Karima F, can be found plotting her label's next move. It's worth mentioning that the Jaeg...

If-Only Podcast #43: Bear Bones, Lay Low

With over twenty releases credited to various projects, Ernesto González has churned out fetid techno, gnarled punk and absorbing drone, but he’s best known for his output as Bear Bones, Lay Low. Under that nam...

If-Only Podcast #42: Mr Assister

Dialling the tempo in either direction, the enduring quality of Mr Assister's output has been a keen fascination with rhythm and percussion. There are ties to James Blake and the 1-800 Dinosaur imprint, notably...