“Wherever the music comes from … if there’s no focus behind it then it’s just noise. And I know for a fact that this is true. I’ve been in this business for too long to not know what the fuck I’m talking about. (…) If there’s no Qi, you ain’t got shit!” — Derrick May feature, taken from Slices Issue 4-11. Order the DVD. Find more Slices videos at our YouTube channel.
Growing up in Communist Latvia, Bogdan Taran’s exposure to alternative music was limited and his earliest memories are of listening to his parents’ Soviet records. As the USSR fell apart, access to new music became easier, and after a friend’s visit to Amsterdam in 1993, Bogdan discovered the wonders of house music which led, at – more
How To Dress Well‘s last LP Love Remains was one of our favorites from 2010, so when we heard that an EP would be released this year you can imagine how much we were jumping in our chairs. Just Once is set to drop July 21st via Yours Truly, but you can hear it right – more
We reported on DELS a few months ago in our accurately named Ones To Watch column, and as predicted his first is EP is a serious slice of Electro, Hip Hop and Grime. Entitled Shapeshift, the EP is produced by regular collaborator and Hot Chip captain Joe Goddard, and also includes three remixes and instrumental. – more
Concepts albums are making a comeback. Techno group The Black Dog have announced details of a new album and multimedia art project titled Music for Real Airports. Created as a contemporary response to ambient maestro Brian Eno’s Music for Airports, members of The Black Dog felt it was necessary to revisit the concept in order – more