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There has been a flurry of Dublock related releases lately, including collaborations, remixes and a quickie solo EP. Third Witness – Illequal  Third Witness – another nom de plume of Tr…

10 August 2018

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Live at Emotion Wave – this Saturday

This Saturday 28th July marks my solo live debut. I’ll be performing a 30 minute set of minimal ambient and tribal techno at 81 Renshaw Street, Liverpool. Doors open at 8pm, and I’ll be on…

23 July 2018

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Gigs, Music and Merch

Gig On the 28th July I’ll be performing my first solo, electronica gig at 81 Renshaw Street, Liverpool. Also appearing are White Mask and Baron Farg, with DJ sets from Oscillik. It’s the f…

23 May 2018

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Man Maschine 1

After much deliberation, I’ve bought a Native Instruments Maschine. I’m going to make a series of posts to explain my immersion into the world of Maschine. This was a considered choice …

11 May 2018

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Resonate – a fair streaming service

Resonate is a new streaming service built on Web 3.0 technologies. Their aim is quite revolutionary, and totally in line with my own feelings. It is built to take down Spotify. It is a fully co-opera…

9 April 2018

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review: Primal Code – Ēteru

The latest release from Hypnus Records is – to be pretty honest – much like all of their other releases. However, it’s a microgenre all of it’s own, and its one I happen to lov…

15 February 2018

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Review: Gnoomes – Ngan!

Ngan! by Gnoomes Hailing from the small Russian city of Perm, deep in the Ural mountains, Gnoomes have produced an album of beauty. Where psychedelic rock meets kosmische meets shoegaze, there you…

17 January 2017

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Devil’s Advocate: Ambient Music

Is ambient music too easy? Is it a con? The very nature of the genre itself seems to add gravitas and depth to the music that would certainly not be there in a happy hardcore or Eurotrance track.

27 September 2016

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Review: Romeda Records – R2

From Owlbinos of Northfield's iPad looped field recordings, to Kanal Drei's modular techno mayhem, via hip-hop, ambient, drum and bass, acid, and 8-bit, this is a quality record, from a quality label.

9 September 2016

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Review: Repeated Viewing – Street Force

Street Force is the pseudo soundtrack to an ersatz film - a greasy, low-budget, early 80s giallo/schlock action film set in pre-clean up New York and coming across as a cheapo knock off merging Death …

13 July 2016

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Review: Modern Language – Ok Txt Me

Ok Text Me is a four track EP of fantastic old-school hip-hop and rap. Rapper Lucid Optics, from San Jose, collaborates with UK producer Museum to great effect. The rhymes flow, and the production is …

21 June 2016

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Review: Professor Elemental – Apequest

Changing gear entirely from my previous reviews… Professor Elemental is a delightfully eccentric, inventive and optomistic rapper who has forged a genre all of his own. He may have started in ch…

31 May 2016

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Review: Luke Lund – Katkos (Outage)

The new album from Still Heat Records in Newcastle is Katkos (Outage) by Luke Lund. The 9 tracks here are ambient lo-fi industrial, with layers of white noise slithering between bruised beats. Beats a…

26 May 2016

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Review: Periskop 40

The Periskop 40 collection is an awe-inspiring 40 albums of electro-dub, ambient and noise from Danny Kreutzfeldt. Created between 1999 and 2012, these 40 albums all perfectly capture the submarine th…

25 May 2016

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