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“Engage the inner neck-snap”: Stray on the freedom of writing at d&b tempo, hip hop and mindfullness against neurosis
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  [...]
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 [...]
The Torturers: what happened when FACT introduced The Body and The Haxan Cloak
The Torturers: what happened when FACT introduced The Body and The Haxan Cloak
Words by Louis Pattison •  9th April 2014 • 
Matt Werth, owner of the Brooklyn-based label RVNG Intl, has a skill for bringing together like minds. In the last few years, through his FRKWYS imprint, he’s curated a number of excellent co [...]
Breath space: the story of Steve Roach’s ambient landmark <em>Structures From Silence</em>
Breath space: the story of Steve Roach’s ambient landmark Structures From Silence
Words by Joseph Morpurgo •  8th April 2014 • 
There are some well-polished treasures celebrating their 30th anniversary this year: The Smiths' debut album, Double Nickels On The Dime, Purple Rain. Add Steve Roach's Structures From Silence to  [...]
Dancing About Architecture: Bok Bok talks club genomes and a new era of pop music
Dancing About Architecture: Bok Bok talks club genomes and a new era of pop music
Words by Tom Lea •  7th April 2014 • 
He may have been co-running one of club music's most influential labels, Night Slugs, since 2010, but it's taken until 2014 for Bok Bok to release his second solo EP for the label. That's, obvi [...]
Les Revenants: how Mick Harvey brought Serge Gainsbourg back from the dead
Les Revenants: how Mick Harvey brought Serge Gainsbourg back from the dead
Words by Jeremy Allen •  4th April 2014 • 
It was a mixtape made by a Frenchman and handed to Mick Harvey in reunified Berlin that first alerted him to the oeuvre of Serge Gainsbourg. Like the rest of us, he’d heard ‘Je T’aime (Mo [...]
A Modest Proposal: tUnE-yArDs on starting from scratch, <i>Pee Wee’s Playhouse</i> and more
A Modest Proposal: tUnE-yArDs on starting from scratch, Pee Wee’s Playhouse and more
Words by Chal Ravens •  4th April 2014 • 
“Your music,” I suggest to Merrill Garbus, the autodidact studio nerd and streaky-haired ex-puppeteer behind three increasingly jaw-dropping, barely-classifiable albums as tUnE-yArDs, “it's  [...]
Their vinyl weighs a ton: Stones Throw boss Peanut Butter Wolf talks Dilla and the records that have defined the label
Their vinyl weighs a ton: Stones Throw boss Peanut Butter Wolf talks Dilla and the records that have defined the label
3rd April 2014 • 
Originally published on The Vinyl Factory. The man behind LA’s forward-thinking hip hop institution Stones Throw Records picks five records that helped define the label over the last 18 years [...]
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    The Bear Clubber and Night Slugger follows his Debut mixtape with a dreamy session for FACT.
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