XIngfu Lu / Kan, Hyperdub boss Steve Goodman’s first production outing since 2011, is as lone-standing as ever.
When it comes to Roman Flügel, imposing boundaries is a bad idea. Even More, an entry for Serge’s Clone Jack For Daze venture, proves disappointingly restricted.
RP Boo has released very few tracks officially; ignoring Dude Off 59th Street, a mix of mostly of his own tracks, it’s fair to call Legacy his debut. It’s also the best footwork LP in some time.
Given the rich, sample-heavy weave of Fred P’s productions, the influence of mid-90s UK broken-beat is used to great effect throughout the hazy, jazz-infused jams of Codes and Metaphors 3.
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 [...]
Seven Lies, the debut album from Djrum, immediately lets you know you’re where you are: right there in the long, romantic middle of UK bass.
Prayervan EP, a colorful and emotive four-track by Dresden’s Sandrow M, favors grinning, accessible tune-craft and a bright, clear directness.
Gordian, Cosmin TRG’s sophomore album, maintains a certain familiarity while providing a more introspective exploration of his sound.
On Fee Fi Foe Funk For Me, Murat Tepeli and his remixers — Prosumer and Damiano von Eckert — display a deft grasp of hooks which make for a solid EP.
For the Testpressing series, Sean Canty and Miles Whittaker strip away the ornate art that long accompanied their releases to reveal equally raw tracks with no end point in sight.
Savannah completes Mr. Beatnick’s Synthetes EP trilogy maintaining the mellow, memorable note the London musician hit by embedding hip-hop fragments, mosaic-like, between well-spaced kick drums.
Unlike prior full-lengths that saw Omar-S cobble together singles with accompanying filler, each of the 13-tracks on Thank You For Letting Me Be Myself are unreleased and each a keeper.
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.
DJ Sotofett’s latest collaboration with NYC’s Madteo on There’s Gotta Be A Way brings out the best in both artists, offering sounds at turns experimental and floor-filling.
If You’re Reading This is MGUN’s second effort for London imprint Don’t Be Afraid, and like its predecessor, The Upstairs Apt., it shows Gonzales’s more accessible side.
It’s been more than a year since Martyn’s last proper record, and the Newspeak EP largely continues down the 4/4 trail he’s been traveling for awhile now.
After producing two stunning and very different albums last year, John Daly is back on the 12″ trail and no doubt keen to shoot off in some new direction.
The latest from Berlin label Killekill, Eomac’s Spoock, maintains their reputation for reveling in the peculiar in a way that causes one to perk up and take notice.
Verging on unpredictable but coherent enough to find a place in DJ sets, Unstable Phenomenon is another solid entry in October’s discography.
Continuing his confident streak, Anthony Naples continues to stylistically broaden his oeuvre with El Portal EP on The Trilogy Tapes.