Monthly Archives: December 2013

A YEAR OF BEATING OFF: OUR FAVOURITE TRACKS OF 2013

End of year lists can be a right ball ache if you feel obliged to cast a wide net, or represent popular opinion. And for a wee moment there we fell into that trap. Tracks like Ten Walls’ ‘Gotham’, Mano … Continue reading

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WHO THE DICKENS IS FANGO?!

                                                           Forget Basanov and his Ten Walls, this year’s most enigmatic breakthrough … Continue reading

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Clare says, Lydia says #1: The Cure – A Forest (Of Norway cover)

One Aussie, one Brit, born seven years apart both with the same aggressive passion for music, but often approaching the appreciation of it from very different viewpoints thanks to their respective background (and Geordie Lydia’s penchant for ‘booting off’). Clare … Continue reading

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Musical Crush #2: Good Guy Mikesh feat. Filburt – Place Of Love (MP Edit) [Ellum Audio]

We’ve lost our shit to this so many times, superlatives have basically become redundant. Although only released on Maceo Plex’s Ellum Audio last week, this pearl by Leipzig’s Good Guy Mikesh and Filburt has been giving us grins the size of watermelons since August when it … Continue reading

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What’s in a remix: Röyksopp vs Pachanga Boys

Sometimes, it takes a remix for you to really ‘get’ a track. For that second artist to take control of it, climb inside it, fiddle with a few things and add their own edge before you find yourself making the … Continue reading

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Musical Crush #1: Eric Volta – Love Your Illusion [No.19 Music]

This both had us going ‘whoooa’ uncontrollably when we first heard it, thus passing the unofficial litmus test. This is a world away from Volta’s more recent releases on Ellum Audio and Visionquest and sees the German born, London dwelling … Continue reading

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