Bruce – HES027

When I engaged in a Q&A with Hessle Audio for Trouw a couple of weeks back I was buzzing over the prospect of finally delving into what makes the label tick. What brings them together over a release and what was it particularly about Bruce’s first outing for the label

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Objekt – Flatland

Objekt’s debut LP, Flatland calls itself in with incredible force. The short introduction, Agnes Revenge asserts itself with heavy percussion and a healthy dose of noise before it falls away into a magnificent sub-bass drawl and flickering high frequencies that glitter along its short, but pertinent existence. It sets the

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Bridges for Music

“I tried to combine this South African House, they call it tribal, nê. I tried to combine it with electro, electro is more international. I’m trying to fuse them both in one song.” Siphe Tebeka is going over how he put his last track, Uzondilinda together. A female Xhosa vocal

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Redinho – Redinho

What is the model for pop music in 2014? It’s electronic, it’s beat driven and its memorable vocal iterations qrounded by catchy melodies, are simple and direct in communicating with its audience. From the radio to the dance floor, artists like David Guetta and Afrojack have been exploiting this model

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Lee Gamble – Koch

In an interview with Bill Kouligas from the not so distant past, the head of PAN re-iterated his ambitions in establishing a family of artists around the core of the label, each bring a distinct sound to PAN with an emphasis on the innovative. If there were one member of

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