My first full issue of Audio Addict as Editor. Featuring: Hurts • Izzy Bizu • Emika • The Ordinary Boys • Du Blonde • Moon Harbour Records • Kojey Radical • Of Empires • Our Hollow, Our Home • Diva delights • reviews and more Continue reading Audio Addict #23
Last month, Ryan Lee West returned to Erased Tapes under his Rival Consolesmoniker to release new album, Howl. A lesson in poignant electronica, the LP is driven by crass synthetic textures and the raw personality of live instrumentation. Continue reading “Rival Consoles: Form Over Function”
The 1990s is rife with defining moments for many of hip hop’s elite. Countless name-making debut albums were dropped, some of the finest MCs lost their lives, and for a young duo from Philadelphia, the unlikely move to television was to be the ticket to worldwide adoration. Continue reading “Going Full Circle with DJ Jazzy Jeff”
It’s well-publicised that the Dutch are obsessed with house, techno and EDM (and let’s not forget the insanity that is hardstyle). Sadly though, one particular genre that often gets overlooked is drum & bass; that’s not because the country doesn’t have a scene, far from it in fact, but in the shadow of behemoths it’s easy to disappear. Read more… Continue reading Noisia: Rackety-Clack!
Survival Tracks handpicks the very best tracks of the past month (plus one tried and tested killer), to keep you afloat in the every-growing sea of new music. Read more… Continue reading Survival Tracks: Drum & Bass #9
“I’m just about to start the party,” exclaims Luciano, down a noisy phone-line to Data Transmission. We’ve caught a precious 10-minutes with the Swiss-Chilean techno whizz just before he goes on stage at Destino Ibiza; and whilst he’s eager to answer our questions, it’s clear Luciano is hesitant not to be late for his adoring fans. Continue reading “Luciano: Family Values”
Survival Tracks handpicks the very best tracks of the past month (plus one tried and tested killer), to keep you afloat in the every-growing sea of new music. Read more… Continue reading Survival Tracks: Drum & Bass #8
“In Brazil, we have a lot of passion,” urges DJ Marky, via a Skype call from his South American homeland. The veteran DJ is attempting to explain why his country fell so in love with drum & bass (a style notoriously difficult to break abroad), but as the sun streams in through the window behind him, DJ Mag believe we already know the answer. Read … Continue reading DJ Marky: A Family Affair