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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

Review: Field Lines Cartographer / Impulse Array

Magnetic Anomalies by Field Lines Cartographer is a new full-length ambient album out on Concrète Tapes – home of the wonderful Preston Field Audio. The album drifts through musical reference p…

16 August 2016

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

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

Review: Preston Field Audio – Rhythm Tree Fell

This début recording from Preston Field Audio, on the Concrète Tapes label merges raw field recordings with arranged compositions, forming an entirely ethereal otherworldly projection of my own home…

1 June 2016

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

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

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