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Clay Rendering fuse dream pop and black metal – and the results are stunning
Even the name Clay Rendering evokes the principles of birth and growth that guide Mike and Tara Connelly's new band. Tara and Mike have been involved in countless other projects, both separa [...]
“Engage the inner neck-snap”: Stray on the freedom of writing at d’n'b tempo, hip hop and mindfulness against neurosis
“Engage the inner neck-snap”: Stray on the freedom of writing at d’n'b tempo, hip hop and mindfulness against neurosis
Words by Laurent Fintoni •  19th April 2014 • 
As part of dBridge's boundary-pushing Exit Records, London-based Stray has quickly become one-to-watch. Much has been written in the past year about the freedom certain producers have found in  [...]
The FACT Playlist: our 10 picks of the week
The FACT Playlist: our 10 picks of the week
19th April 2014 • 
Every weekend we post a rundown of the music - old and new - we've been enjoying in our UK and US offices that week. No emphasis on the boxfresh or the under-the-radar: just an honest account o [...]
Cover stars: behind the scenes with 11 of modern music’s best sleeve designers
Cover stars: behind the scenes with 11 of modern music’s best sleeve designers
17th April 2014 • 
We're all familiar with the great cover art masters - the Savilles, the Olivers, the Hipgnosises. For sure, the flair and visual confidence of the above mean their works still leap out from an  [...]
Forgotten Classics: Blamstrain’s <i>Blamstrain Remixed</I>
Forgotten Classics: Blamstrain’s Blamstrain Remixed
Words by Max Cooper •  17th April 2014 • 
Forgotten Classics is a weekly feature where we ask FACT contributors and noted diggers from across the spectrum to pick an obscure gem that they think has been unfairly brushed under the carpet  [...]
Dubbing Is A Must: A Beginner’s Guide To Jamaica’s Most Influential Genre
Dubbing Is A Must: A Beginner’s Guide To Jamaica’s Most Influential Genre
Words by David Katz •  16th April 2014 • 
From drone to dubstep, the values and techniques of dub are more present than ever in the music we consume every day. Yet, for many, dub appears an impenetrable genre - the sort of thing we know w [...]
A stack of great footwork mixtapes have come out the US this year, and you’ve all missed them
A stack of great footwork mixtapes have come out the US this year, and you’ve all missed them
Words by Tom Lea •  15th April 2014 • 
Chicago's footwork music is more global than ever, with world tours for its stars (well, Rashad and Spinn) and high-profile releases on European labels. Despite this, there does seem to be a bi [...]
All business: Flowdan on working with The Bug and landing on Hyperdub
All business: Flowdan on working with The Bug and landing on Hyperdub
Words by Joe Muggs •  15th April 2014 • 
Flowdan's personality seems quite a bit like his vocal delivery. Not so much in the sense that it puts the fear of god into you, but in a sense of patience and steady momentum. From the earlie [...]
My Favourite Record: P. Morris
My Favourite Record: P. Morris
15th April 2014 • 
My Favourite Record is a new weekly feature where we ask musicians we rate from across the spectrum to pick their most cherished album - a development of our occasional On Record feature, and a [...]
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    The Bear Clubber and Night Slugger follows his Debut mixtape with a dreamy session for FACT.
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