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Words by Louis Pattison •  21st July 2014 • 
Available on: Ramp Recordings EP Since last year’s album Nexus, released as a double vinyl on Ramp Recordings, Bristol’s Young Echo collective have made a virtue of their looseness, splitti [...]
Part 6
Part 6

Words by Angus Finlayson •  17th July 2014 • 
“When I was making more mellow stuff like that, I was in my early 20s. Now it’s 20 years later and I just think the world’s a mess. I can’t really just write pleasant doodles.” So said M [...]
<i>1000 Forms of Fear</i>
1000 Forms of Fear

Words by Aimee Cliff •  16th July 2014 • 
Available on: Monkey Puzzle / RCA When an artist who has come to prominence writing hit songs for popstars releases their own music, it raises the inevitable question of where the difference lies  [...]

Words by Angus Finlayson •  15th July 2014 • 
Available on: Mute “Bringing electronic music into the faculty of education - into universities and colleges - changes things. It helps legitimise and open it up to a wider... market, a wide [...]
<i>In My World</i>
In My World

Words by Adam Bychawski •  14th July 2014 • 
Available on: Brainfeeder Since his debut on Flying Lotus’s Brainfeeder label in 2011, Matthew McQueen has been prolifically releasing material on cassette through his own imprint, Leaving R [...]
<I>Will to be Well</i>
Will to be Well

Words by Louis Pattison •  11th July 2014 • 
Available on: Blackest Ever Black Much of the writing about Dalhous to date has not dwelled too long on their stated primary influence, which in a way is not surprising. After all, it’s hard [...]
Throwing Snow

Words by Aimee Cliff •  8th July 2014 • 
Available on: Houndstooth Pathfinder, Ross Tones’s last release as Throwing Snow, was crafted specifically for the purpose of being listened to on journeys. Running to a slight but impactful  [...]
<em>Why Do the Heathen Rage?</em>
The Soft Pink Truth
Why Do the Heathen Rage?

Words by Maya Kalev •  8th July 2014 • 
Available on: Thrill Jockey In a 2011 essay on queer sound for The Wire, Drew Daniel describes the reaction he once had to ‘French Kiss’ by Lil’ Louis on entering a gay bar. Rather than t [...]
<em>High Life</em>
Brian Eno & Karl Hyde
High Life

Words by Maya Kalev •  7th July 2014 • 
Available on: Warp  High Life is Karl Hyde and Brian Eno’s second album together in only a couple of months. That it was recorded and produced in just five days almost immediately after the [...]
<I>Pinch b2b Mumdance</i>
Pinch & Mumdance
Pinch b2b Mumdance

Words by Angus Finlayson •  2nd July 2014 • 
Available on: Tectonic  The producers behind Pinch b2b Mumdance seem well aware that they’re in the thick of something. Bristol’s Pinch describes this mix as “part of the next step [...]
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