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BRISTOL’S post-rave sonic guerillas SCALPING have followed up May’s single drop, “Empty Cascade” by doubling down and supplying that dark, heavy breaks muscle with a new 360° video, directed by Jason Baker; and a busy old summer has begun, with their FLOOD EP out on new home Houndstooth at the end of last week. FLOOD is …

BRISTOL’S groove-heavy post-rave, post-punk sound system scorchers Scalping are celebrating signing to Houndstooth with a first full EP drop next month; from which they wish to whisk you deep into their eternally strobe-lit 2am tent with a first reveal, “Empty Cascade”. Melt your mind below. The track, we’re told, is a mission statement, mixing the …

ROSS TONES, the electronic voyager who records for Houndstooth as Throwing Snow, has dropped a video for new single “Halos”, the latest intelligent bodymover to be lifted from his forthcoming album Dragons. Dragons will be Throwing Snow’s fourth album and seeks to explore the space between science and ancestral wisdom, connecting modern electronica back to …

ROSS TONES, the West Country-based practitioner of a very I form of textural IDM, has announced he’s releasing his forth album under that moniker for Houndstooth come the end of June. It’s to be entitled Dragons, and he’s dropped a first sonic enticement in “Brujita”; scroll down, press play, come back up to finish reading. …

BRIGHTON-based, Australian-born mistress of noir electronica, Penelope Trappes, has announced that the concluding album of her Penelope trilogy will be out on her home of the past few years, Houndstooth, at the end of May; and she’s dropped the lush, draping velvet of “Nervous” to curl you like incense smoke into her world. There’s also …

British trio Snow Ghosts have unveiled a Mogwai remix of their track ‘Heavy Heart’, taken from their Real World Sessions EP, itself released today April 24th. The original version, previously reviewed by Backseat Mafia here hails from their stunning album A Quiet Ritual, Remixed in the main by Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite, it builds on the track’s gossamer-like nature while infusing it with dramatic swathes of electric guitar, the addition …

Remix albums seem to fall into two different categories at times. There is the seemingly avaricious cash grab element where instead of releasing for free or pay-what-you-want on digital platforms for remixes that are just… eurgh… We’ve all picked up one of those remix albums. Or “bonus track” digipacks if you were a metal fan …

The Norwegian-born, Berlin-based duo Soft as Snow will release their debut album ‘Deep Wave’ on April 6th, via Houndstooth. It was created by Soft as Snow members Oda Egjar Starheim and Øystein Monsen, with additional mixing and production by WIFE (of Tri Angle Records).  Their oblique leftfield pop recalls Cabaret Voltaire, Throbbing Gristle, deep Detroit …