Today’s mix is a classic from the EB vaults by Warp and Planet Mu affiliated producer Tim Exile. Something of a polymath—he also writes music software—Tim’s recently been making waves (no pun intended) as one fifth of the Native Instruments-curated supergroup Mostly Robot. Indeed, you may have caught the collaborative live project at EB Festival Budapest last summer (if not, no biggie, you can watch the video here). This mix from 2008 conjures up a vivid world that’s at once medieval and futuristic. With gothic sounds and coded lyrics that create shadowy illusions, he has always used an intimidating amount of machinery and layers upon layers of programmed algorithms to manipulate his songs onto a new and exciting plane. This is him at his finest—enjoy!
James Holden is the visionary young producer who has created a personalised world of techno and electronic music via his own Border Community record label. Providing a platform for the intelligently twisted music of artists such as Nathan Fake, Luke Abbot and Fairmont, James has also released much of his own genre bending work via – more
We shall commence our monthly explorations of Eastern beats, bass and other sonic ephemera from the fringes of the musical spectrum with the aptly-titled RSS Boys, a perfect nerdy evocation of sizzling summer settings. Taking cues from afro-beat, the members of the project claim they met while travelling in Africa. Brushing off tired house, their – more
We caught up with the GetMe! endorsed Glasgow-based producer ahead of the October release of his debut album. Plus, win tickets to see him play in Berlin this Friday. – more
What’s the best way for a band to grab attention? Perhaps an email exchange and hefty reimbursement from the notorious graffiti artist Banksy. The band formerly known as Exit Through the Gift Shop, found themselves in a spot of bother after receiving some polite requests from Banksy asking the group to change their name. In – more