Alex Smoke – RS 1403

It appears that when R&S set their sights on an artist, they intend to hang on to that artist for dear life. I’ve heard rumours that Tessela is signed to an exclusive deal that prevents the producer from releasing anything on any other label. Lone, whose next album will wear

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Loops Haunt – Exits

I have recently had a re-occurring experience with music that has prompted the following question. “Can music, as an abstract entity be a signifier for an environment, space or location?” I am presently of the opinion that it is only by means of direct association with the circumstances of creation,

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Deft – Always Greener

After brostep saw off dubstep in hail of filtered bass and distortion, we were left with generation of UK artists, producers and DJ’s without a definable voice. Some sought refuge in the confines of the 4/4 beat and adapted their output for Techno and House environments, while others drifted along

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