Tag Archive: regis

Sandwell District, Fabric 69

Painting by Gustav Klimt [Fabric] “Sandwell District is dead” — except when they’re not. Since their watershed moment a couple years ago — which is tough to define, but probably around Feed-Forward — Sandwell District has come to embody much more than just a label. The notion of a collective à la Basic Channel seems […]

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.

Ugandan Methods, A Cold Retreat

The scope of the Ancient and Ugandan Methods projects feels significantly broader than much of the music being released under the industrial techno banner, and A Cold Retreat is another single-minded arrow in their quiver.

LWE Interviews Function

As Function emphasized repeatedly during this candid chat with LWE’s Jordan Rothlein — a conversation touching on New York and Berlin, the allure of vinyl DJing, and some tantalizing hints of what his debut solo album may hold — his story is one of continual evolution.

Ugandan Methods, Sixth Method

The second effort from the pairing of Regis and Ancient Methods delivers music that’s as engaging as it is uncompromising, and by no means a simplistic exercise in aggression.

Various Artists, Sandwell District Sampler Single One/Two

With two new multi-artist sampler singles, apparently appetizers for their forthcoming collective album, Sandwell District reveal even more depth to their artistic vision.

N/A, Variance Edits

Where is the original version of “Variance”? What about “Variance II”? Who is N/A (or is the artist’s name just “not available”)? Thing is, the original artist’s name doesn’t really matter; the only name that does is Sandwell District. They’ve always had a penchant for facelessness, and with the recent release of the “Variance Edits” over two pieces of vinyl they’ve gone a step further into anonymity. But you always know where you stand with Sandwell District, and here they give you exactly what you ordered: “True. Techno. Music.”