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Fearful (Chris Murray) & MTWN (Dimitri Mathieu, Maxime Mathieu) colloaborate once more to bring a solid mixture of tuff beats and heavy bass. From the beautiful dark soundscapes of ‘Altered State‘ and ‘A murder of Crows‘ to club focused ‘8’s & Nines‘ and ‘Twelve Over‘. Conjuring up images of a post apocalyptic future, a journey …

DāM-FunK has been enchanting listeners for over a decade with his highly filthy but musical synth funk-infused jams. Mostly releasing with Stones Throw, his solo albums Toeachizown and Invite the Light, as well as an anthology of early productions, have joining a number of collaborative projects including with Steve Arrington, Snoop Dogg and Nite Jewel. …

IT’S HARD to believe that Blue States downbeatz classic, Nothing Changes Under the Sun, has reached its twentieth anniversary – who pressed fast forward, cos it wasn’t me; but it’s great to know that in marking this milestone Memphis Industries will be releasing a 20th anniversary edition in three weeks’ time. This new expanded edition, …

BLUE STATES, the gorgeous, cultish, chilled electronica pop project of Andy Dregazis, has dropped some new widescreen vibes in the shape of “Archival” – listen with us. It’s actually culled from an EP entitled Trinity Tapes, which will be an accompanying expansion of the forthcoming reissue of his acclaimed breakthrough album Nothing Changes Under The …

Back with their ninth album entitled ‘Blaze Away’ its been a long journey for Morcheeba from their humble beginnings back in the mid 90’s when they started out as a three-piece ensemble consisting of producers Ross Godfrey, Paul Godfrey and vocalist Skye Edwards. Their downtempo electronic chillout won the hearts of music lovers around the …

Ásgeir was just a mere 20 years old when he became an overnight sensation with the release of his debut album ‘In the Silence’, the album became the fastest selling debut from a home-grown artist in Iceland, breaking all previous records and outselling Björk and Sigur Ros.  ‘Afterglow’ sees the return of Ásgeir, and with his return, a new …

One of my favourite ways of discovering music is with no prior knowledge of the artist and all the usual promo bumf that comes with it. I first fell in love with Beth Orton’s music when I picked up ‘Trailer Park on CD for a pound from a Notting Hill record shop as it had …

Prolific Japanese composer/producer Susumu Yokata passed away earlier in the year, his family have announced. Yokota, who also released albums under aliases such as Ebi and Prism as well as his own name, came to prominence with releases on Germany’s Harthouse label, before moving onto the likes of Lo Recordings and Leaf, where his path …

The North Borders Tour Live has taken Simon Green (Bonobo) and Band over 180,000 miles, seeing them perform in more than 175 shows in 30 countries, across 3 continents and in front of more than 2 million people. Its an album that combines live tracks recorded at venues such as The Roundhouse (London) and Pula Arena (a genuine Roman Amphitheatre) plus live radio sessions …