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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Taking Over – PAN

Entering the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t Ij last Thursday, I was greeted with the swell of a sine wave, and as the water came into view through those impressive windows, a plucked string joined it, in the form of a gong. Arif Malawi was at the decks selecting some music truly

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The Growing Epidemic of Hype

So here it is. Bok Bok’s first release since 2009’s highly successful Silo Pass. Melba’s Call is a typically stark Nightslugs production that’s been a little rounded at the edges for a pop-centric audience. It’s a great tack. Immediately enjoyable with Kalela’s crooning vocals over skittish 90’s samples. Falling right

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