On The Turntable

Little White Earbuds Presents MMM

Little White Earbuds Presents MMM

LWE recently put some questions to MMM and found out more about their approach to making music, Erik’s involvement in creating soft synths for Native Instruments, and what each of the producers have in store for us with their solo projects and as MMM. They also gave us an advance preview of their forthcoming treats with an exclusive mix of their own work and that of some of their favored peers.

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podcasts

LWE Podcast 200: Prosumer

LWE Podcast 200: Prosumer

There is no more suitable capstone for LWE’s podcast series than a mix from Prosumer, who rose to the occasion with a fun and funk filled 75 minutes I’ve been dreaming about since starting LWE.

LWE Podcast 199: Gerd Janson

LWE Podcast 199: Gerd Janson

Gerd Janson last spoke to LWE as part of a Talking Shop interview in 2010, and kindly carved out some time to chat with us again from his home in Lorsch. He offered insights on his soft touch A&R style, how his DJ/critic side influences the music he’s making, and his personal connection with every Running Back reissue. Janson also mixed together LWE’s 199th exclusive podcast, nearly 90 minutes of musical bliss we’ve been looking forward to for a long time.

Curator's Cuts 36: Steve Mizek

Curator’s Cuts 36: Steve Mizek

LWE’s editor-in-chief Steve Mizek compiled Curator’s Cuts 36. We will post the tracklist later in the week, as the curator discloses and describes it as part of the podcast.

Talking Shopcast with Acid Test

Talking Shopcast with Acid Test

LWE reached out to find out where Acid Test label owner Oliver Bristow is coming from and where he’s aiming to go. Acid Test’s most frequent artist (and LWE fave) Tin Man returns to add a killer exclusive DJ mix, as well — Talking Shopcast 21.

LWE Curator's Cuts 35: Steve Kerr

LWE Curator’s Cuts 35: Steve Kerr

LWE staff writer Steve Kerr compiled Curator’s Cuts 35. We will post the tracklist later in the week, as the curator discloses and describes it as part of the podcast.

LWE Podcast 198: Jacques Greene

LWE Podcast 198: Jacques Greene

With a raft of exclusives and unreleased material, Jacques Greene turns it out over 70 minutes for your listening pleasure on LWE’s 198th podcast.

LWE Podcast 197: nd_baumecker

LWE Podcast 197: nd_baumecker

LWE got in touch with nd_baumecker to find out when we can expect to hear more from Barker & Baumecker, if he plans on releasing any of his own tunes and who else he is working with in the studio. He also mixed our 197th exclusive podcast which shows off his incredible talents as a DJ; an hour of house and techno mixed with a few early influences too.

Curator's Cuts 34: Harry Sword

Curator’s Cuts 34: Harry Sword

LWE staff writer Harry Sword compiled Curator’s Cuts 34. We will post the tracklist later in the week, as the curator discloses and describes it as part of the podcast.

LWE Podcast 196: Bicep

LWE Podcast 196: Bicep

Over the course of LWE’s chat with Bicep, we discuss media perceptions, their plans for their own label, and why it’s more fun tweaking a knob than clicking a mouse all the time. They also put together our 196th exclusive podcast, which they described as a collection of their latest acquisitions and fancies, and shows off their immaculate taste for house and techno.

Features

DJ Debriefing with John Osborn (Includes Exclusive Mix)

DJ Debriefing with John Osborn (Includes Exclusive Mix)

John Osborn reached out with an exclusive mix recorded at a secret location in Tokyo, so LWE decided to catch up with this sought after selector.

Little White Earbuds Interview Francis Inferno Orchestra

Little White Earbuds Interview Francis Inferno Orchestra

LWE caught up with Francis Inferno Orchestra via email to learn about dealing with success, his new label, Superconscious Records, and leaving home.

LWE Interviews Ashley Beedle

LWE Interviews Ashley Beedle

In a long conversation with LWE, a passionate Ashley Beedle talked about working with Horace Andy, the similarities between house music made in the 90s and the recent revival house sound, and why he’s enjoying his new residency at London’s Notting Hill Arts Club.

Little White Earbuds Interviews Efdemin

Little White Earbuds Interviews Efdemin

Phillip Sollmann’s work in computer music and drone under his birth name has long been distinct from his career as a DJ called Efdemin, but with his latest album, Decay, the two worlds are becoming ever closer. LWE talked to him recently about the merging of these two worlds, the Internet, and the history of electronic music.

Little White Earbuds Interviews Huerco S.

Little White Earbuds Interviews Huerco S.

LWE caught up with Huerco S. in advance of his appearance this Friday at Unsound New York’s Mutual Dreaming party to talk about naivité, jungle, and just who exactly he is.

LWE Interviews Francis Harris

LWE Interviews Francis Harris

LWE interviewed Francis Harris via email to find out more about the thought process behind his complex sound design, which influences poked through on the album, and the ethos of his Scissor & Thread label.

LWE Interviews Samuel Kerridge

LWE Interviews Samuel Kerridge

In the wake of his A Fallen Empire album for Downwards, Little White Earbuds caught up with Samuel Kerridge over e-mail to discuss its genesis and much more.

DJ Debriefing with DJ Sprinkles

DJ Debriefing with DJ Sprinkles

Always outspoken about her experiences and processes, Thaemlitz spoke with LWE via Skype in advance of a tour for Francis Harris’ album release, and more immediately before her gig at Oval Space on October 25th.

DJ Debriefing with Edward

DJ Debriefing with Edward

In anticipation of his gig at Smart Bar this Saturday alongside Oskar Offermann, we spoke with Edward about the records which make his sets special for himself and his audiences.

Charts

Little White Earbuds April Charts 2014

Little White Earbuds April Charts 2014

01. Alex Israel, “Colugo” [Crème Organization]
02. Zsa Gang, “B1″ [Off Minor Recordings]
03. Tristen, “Streets Of” [Aim]
04. Johannes Volk, “Glare” [Tief Music]
05. Losoul, “Daddy, What’s a Rise?” [Hypercolour]
06. DJ Koze, “Amygdala” (Roman Flügel Remix) [Pampa Records]
07. DVS1, “S.O.S.” [HUSH]
08. Rick Wade, “Cloud Envy” [Third Ear Recordings]
09. Todd Terje, “Oh Joy” [Olsen]
10. The Central Executives, “High Roads” [Golf Channel Recordings]