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Adrian Sherwood & Pinch, Bring Me Weed

On this bruising 12″, the Adrian Sherwood & Pinch get down to business with two hallucinatory and suitably bowel-rupturing paeans to the green stuff.

Exium, A Sensible Alternative to Emotion

While their majestic yet scuzzy sound has served them well, Exium ventures into far more ambitious areas with A Sensible Alternative to Emotion.

Bicep, Stash EP

The four tracks that make up Bicep’s latest EP for Aus Music, Stash, bristle with sheen but suffer from a certain lack of imagination.

On Your Knees, Sinners: 20 Years of The House of God

A ramshackle and joyous celebration of DIY spirit, raw techno and uninhibited abandon, Birmingham’s legendary hive of sin and damnation, the House of God, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. LWE caught up with promoter Chris Wishart, resident Surgeon, and long time guest, Regis, to discuss the genesis of one of the world’s most seminal and idiosyncratic techno events.

Pev, Aztec Chant

While Peverelist tracks do not necessarily sit easily in a mix, the two tracks on his latest Livity Sound release are relatively direct and no less memorable.

Samuel Kerridge, Waiting for Love

On this Waiting For Love EP, Samuel Kerridge ladles out more of his exotic aural hell broth, this time for Birmingham’s legendary purveyors of sonic toil and curiosity, Downwards Records.

Burnt Friedman, Zokuhen

A tightly woven exploration of tribal acoustic instrumentation alongside driving electronic flourish, this EP by Burnt Friedman is a warm-hearted and eminently danceable set.

Terence Fixmer, Psychik EP

Prolific French producer Terence Fixmer brings three tracks of urbane and sculptural darkness to Psychik EP: hypnotic, slick, and precise.

Silent Servant / Santiago Salazar, Mi Alma

Silent Servant’s split 12″ with Santiago Salazar offers two beautifully sinewy techno sides, both imbued with differing shades of melancholy and bite.

Shape Worship, Observances EP

Observances marks an ambitious debut from Shape Worship — a richly emotive and textured EP, shot through with wistful melancholy and anchored by muscular beats.

Pangaea, Release

Pangea’s double EP, Release, is a record that contains a strong selection of darkly seductive night music — low key and built to last.

LWE Interviews Pangaea

Little White Earbuds caught up with Pangaea to talk about the early days of Hessle Audio, the perils of “listener fatigue,” and why techno may well be the way forward.

AnD, 001 / 0101

This pair of belting DJ tools — the debut release on AnD’s eponymous limited run label — ooze distortion, decadence and barely contained malevolence.

Obsolete Music Technology, Inflection Point

While hardly deviating from his established aesthetic, Obsolete Music Technology’s Inflection Point EP manages to satisfy on several counts.

Pinch, MIA 2006–2010

On MIA, Pinch presents a selection of originals and remixes that have appeared outside of his Tectonic imprint, a chronological journey charting some of his most questing work.

Samuel Kerridge, Auris Interna

Samuel Kerridge presents a highly original addition to a growing axis of unfettered sonic exploration with a deeply sinister debut release on the ultra-picky Horizontal Ground.

Industrial Resonance Pt. III: The Industrial Influences of Perc

In this third and final Industrial Resonance piece, LWE asks Ali Wells AKA Perc about his experiences with industrial music and common misconceptions on how the music is meant to be.

Industrial Resonance Pt. II: The Industrial Influences of Surgeon

In this second Industrial Resonance piece, LWE chats with Anthony Child aka Surgeon about how his surroundings influenced his industrial-influenced music and the term “industrial.”

Industrial Resonance: The Roots of Industrial Music

LWE staff writer Harry Sword examines three groups whose music and visuals are essential to the genre known as industrial. The first in a three-part series, this feature includes an interview with William Bennett of Whitehouse/Cut Hands.

Various Artists, Preemptive Action EP Part II

This five-tracker consolidates Pareto Park’s ethos of swaggering heavyweight techno with a varied and unashamedly brash selection.