Nosedrip pays homage to the guitar in 33 tracks

As curating archival releases go, few have been doing it as well as STROOM founder Ziggy Devriendt, AKA Nosedrip. Label owner, DJ, digger supreme; those are just a few superlatives that spring to mind when thin...

Premiere: Dunkeltier – The Blade

Since its inaugural release in 2015, edit label Bahnsteig 23 has explored the limits of (re)creation within the deep-rooted soundscape of 1980s, joining the dots between EBM, Italo, Krautrock and the world beyo...

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...

If-Only Podcast #15: Jonny 5

In contrast to his quiet demeanour, Jonny 5's musical exploits are bold, unconventional and brimming with playful eccentricities. Specialising in the cut n' paste, a recent 12" under his Blindsign project stirr...

Emotional Rescue lines up its next 9 releases

Hardly capitalising on the recent upsurge in reissues, Emotional Rescue – the sister label to Stuart "Chuggy" Leath's Emotional Response – are now celebrating 5 years spent dusting of gems and compiling retrosp...