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Speech Mode mainstay Martin Gore has recently released his new EP The Third Chimpanzee, on the ever brilliant Mute Records. Howler, taken from the release, has now been remixed by Brazilian DJ ANNA, who’s been busy recently remixing the likes of Grimes (on the Miss Anthropocene(Rave Edition) album and Jon Hopkins’ ‘Singularity’. All sweeping electronics and …

Taken from his forthcoming 5 track instrumental EP, The Third Chimpanzee, out on January 29th, Depeche Mode stalwart and (increasingly) sonic experimenter Martin Gore has a new track out right now on Mute Records, titled Howler. Of the track, Martin says “Howler was the first track I recorded for The Third Chimpanzee EP,” Martin says. …

MANCHESTER legends A Certain Ratio, whose brilliant new album ACR Loco will be with us on Mute come September 25th, have just dropped the video for the none-more-Mancunian effortless pop of “Berlin” – we’ve embedded it, below. And it really is a great record: we’ve embraced its taut, breathtaking funk and its intelligent pop and …

Karin and Olof Dreijer well loved electronic pairing The Knife are celebrating 20 years since the release of their first 7” by releasing their catalogue via their own imprint Rabid Records, who are also releasing music from Fever Ray, and Olof’s solo outpit. Added to that are a bunch of vinyl releases from Mute Records.  Previously unreleased …

THERE’S really no point in gathering together fancy wordsmithery here: if you like your music tending towards to the acoustic auteur with a personal vision, an artist who’s not necessarily content to take a finely wrought and heartfelt tale and sit inside it, not try to stress-test it, push the further boundaries of the song …

A Certain Ratio

A CERTAIN RATIO are back with a new album, ACR Loco. Revitalised by their most successful tour in over two decades, the band returned to the studio to record their first album in 12 years – due for release on Mute on 25 September 2020. Listen to the first single taken from the album, the poignantly beautiful ‘Always …

Listening to his new single Nexus, it’s easy to see why Berlin-based producer and artist Nicolas Bougaïeff describes the tracks on his album as being like “little open scores”. More specifically he describes Nexus – taken from the album out via Mute Records on 24th July as being “a crossroads from the old world to …

Berlin-based producer Nicolas Bougaïeff has revealed his new album will be a debut for the legendary Mute Records label. Out on July 24th and called The Ulward Spiral, he’s also revealed the first track to be taken from the record – Thalassophobia. On the track, Bougaïeff had this to say “It’s about looking inwards. It’s …

Laibach formed 40 years ago in the then-Yugoslavian industrial town of Trbovlje. Founded in the year that the country’s founding father Tito died, the band rose to fame as Yugoslavia steered itself towards self-destruction to become one of the most internationally acclaimed bands to have come out of the former Communist countries of Eastern and Central Europe. With roots in performance art, theatre and the avant-garde, the …

There’s something always ok in the world when Goldfrapp are in it, and so the news that Mute / BMG have announced the long-awaited vinyl reissue of Goldfrapp’s third album, Supernature – out on 15 May 2020 is very welcome indeed. The additional news that the new edition of the album will be available on …