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Zen Mantra – “La La La La La”

Lose yourself in the low fidelity and distorted guitars of Zen Mantra’s debut single “La La La La La”. Zen Mantra is the brainchild of New Zealand’s 17-year-old Sam Smith, who bedroom-produced his first album How Many Padmes Hum?, out now for streaming on his Bandcamp. The album is due for international…

DEJA – Holiday

2013 is looking very strong for the duo known as DEJA. Ending out 2012 with an unambiguous and translucent instance of alternative waterfall action, DEJAs’ sound is an ongoing example of what can be achieved when a little patience and thought is inv…

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THE PRODIGY

Take four men from Essex and set them on a course of 1950’s sci-fi horror, MS20 sub bass breakers, appendix churning bass, the warehouse sound of 1990-1992, and the legendary actor Roger Moore.. and you have the global dominating force known as The Prodigy. Now down to three members since Leeroy Thornhill’s departure back in [...]

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CLOCKWORK ORCHESTRA – Friends Without Names LP

More eccentric and quirky than our dear friend Der König Tanzt is on stage, Paul Mangan as the Clockwork Orchestra sculpts a well thought out 12-track album that hits the borders of experimental, thought-provoking electro.. and the edges of bedtime story telling + wintertime candle flickers. Memorable moments of Clockwork Orchestra’s “Friends Without Names LP” are [...]

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MICKEY feat. BILLIE – Weekend / JEREMY GLENN – Partytime / “Smile Podcast #7” [Smile Recordings]

Belgian based Smile Recordings and Dutch independent label Spinnin’ Records have formed an impossible allegiance and have teamed together to make an effective business partnership. Smile’s #008 label release from producer Mickey & vocalist Billie, takes a wickedly modern electro-flip through two incline roads named Funky Fat & Little Loud, and an original weekend fragrance that is as [...]

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AUTOMATIC TOYS – Do We? We Do!

Formed by production bloodhounds Nachum Peterseil & Yasha Gruzman, these two Toronto based gentlemen are in the business of keeping an eye on reviving rock ‘n’ roll, with a legitimate glad-rag of meaningful sways and dominate subtle basslines + vocals. ‘Do We? We Do!’ is just a mere classic example of that unique element. Keep the winning [...]

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DEJA – Luststruck

Claire Rayner and Jack Arentz (as DEJA) put all of their inhibitions aside, and create an ambient grade of tune which floats on those chilled-out Balearic edges – streamlined through by a tough company of electronic poker-dots that you can hear intensely as this track plays. Named as ‘Luststruck’ and entitled with alternative pleasure, this has all the [...]

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FUNK-ERRIFIC {Part Eight}

Through the fatigued heart and sorrowful Rhodes chords of Funkadelics’ ‘Atmosphere’ ; – right through to the James Bond-esque of ‘Summer Breeze’ by The Main Ingredient.. the graveyard-shift ambience of ‘The Ghettos’ jazziness & epic horns works Funk-errfic #8 around eight indistinguishable feelings and eight indescribable mindsets. Let the emotional trumpets commence. THE FLOATERS – Float On [...]

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ANDREILIEN – Dub Iteration EP [Muti Music]

Released on Muti Music, whilst moving the earth’s axis around by its own embrace of tetchy, metallic, and glitchy electronica.. Andrei Olenev from San Francisco (now as Andreilien) fuses an affecting dose of dub, hip hop, reggae, drum ‘n’ bass and ska stimulus’s together and gives birth to his own spills of creative encouragement. For all [...]

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SPOONBILL – Astro Archipelago EP [Omelette Records]

Melbourne sound designer, Jim Moynihan (aka Spoonbill), has come out with this eclectic, video gamed structure of melting-pot of electronica so haphazardly, its hypothesis possesses one mind in the jazz and the funk, and the other mind in the quibbles of squelch and those hectic imaginations that we’ve never seen before. Derived from his work with interactive games lab Current [...]

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THE TAMBO RAYS – Kaleidoscope EP

The Tambo Rays have started things off by how they mean to go on with their finely tuned 6-track EP entitled “Kaleidoscope.” ‘Indian Summer’ and ‘Lost Beach’ are two of the brightest crowning jewels listed, which put a definitive reminder onto those mirage in the distance heat rays and those rainbow-in-sky guitar glimmers. Undeniably more interesting than a worthless picture of [...]

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HIGH DINER – c.k.f.

Taking you back to a train of thought where the craft of Weezer are slightly pulling at the strings on a couple of drifting melodies, this bright new Boston based band called High Diner are looking to rid those stomach cramps that you may be having and are all set on relishing those appetites immediately. [...]

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The Weird, the Wonderful and the always face licked Beautiful (Part 2 of 2)

Well.. the cloudy smell of a certain BBQ is wafting through our windows at the current moment, so I’m off to nick myself a sausage and a beefy sesame seeded bun – to then be followed by an ice cool beer. In the meantime – The Weird.. and their compatriots reaches its pleasant conclusion (with [...]

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deadCAT – wereinaCULT EP [Young Latitudes]

In an attempt to get more people speaking about them, the Brighton & Madrid label based collective: Young Latitudes; continue on supporting some of the best fertile talent around with Atlanta’s deadCAT being impervious from any forms of exclusion. Pulling in similar production values from the worlds of Morcheeba and Nathan Fake, their simplicity of downtempo [...]

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FUNK-ERRIFIC {Part Seven}

Treasured by passionate care, and filtered with psychedelic funky love.. the seventh in a series of faultless retro numbers have been provided for sampling, listening and dancing octave paradise. Boogie-Boogie! MICHAEL VINER’S INCREDIBLE BONGO BAND – In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida HERBIE HANCOCK – … Continue reading

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