Shiva Feshareki is taking Éliane Radigue and Lee Gamble underground

What would music sound like deep underground in the caves beneath Derbyshire’s picturesque Peak District? That’s what composer Shiva Feshareki wondered when she dreamt up a project that would spotlight new compositions from “deep listening” legend Éliane Radigue and contemporary producer Lee Gamble and push them beneath the surface. Tom Howells unearths the story behind […]

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Listen to Four Tet's new single, 'Planet'

It’s the second new track from Kieran Hebden in a month. Kieran Hebden, aka Four Tet, has released a new single, ‘Planet’. The seven-minute track combines a 4/4 techno beat with the UK producer’s trademark clipped vocals and sampled acoustic textures, and follows last month’s release ‘Two Thousand and Seventeen’, a more relaxed track reminiscent […]

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FACT mix 612: ZULI

Korn and Deftones edits alongside Boards Canada and Frank Ocean? It’s ZULI. ZULI is the latest moniker Egyptian multi-instrumentalist, DJ and producer Ahmed El Ghazoly, and his fusion Autechre-inspired electronics and transformative club sounds on last year’s Bionic Ahmed EP had us immediately hooked. Signed to Lee Gamble’s fledgling UIQ imprint, El Ghazoly has continued […]

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Album Debut "BAD IN BED" by @flaviyake

Flaviyake is a Pop artist, songwriter and producer known for reinventing herself in music videos. Her artist name is coming from her real name Fla and part a Japanese name “yake” (from Issey Miyake, her favorite fashion designer). Originally she is from Moldova and now based in Los Angeles. She has given a lot live […]

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Aphex Twin opens online archive and record shop

Originally posted by The Vinyl Factory Featuring vinyl reissues and new unreleased tracks. Aphex Twin’s website has been updated with a new digital archive and online record shop, spanning the breadth his releases from aliases AFX, Polygon Window, GAK and The Tuss. Featuring vinyl reissues classic albums like …I Care Because You Do and The Richard D. James […]

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Slowdive break down 'Sugar for the Pill' on Song Exploder

The track was inspired by walking around the Cornish coastline. Slowdive’s Neil Halstead has broken down the process behind ‘Sugar for the Pill’ for the Song Exploder podcast. Halstead says the song has elements his coastal Cornish home, citing its “blizzard gulls” lyrics. He says it was written on an acoustic guitar with the delay […]

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Step inside Sebastian Mullaert's picturesque woodland studio

One the most beautiful studios you’ll ever see. Sebastian Mullaert has the kind studio everyone dreams . Located in a tiny house beside woodland in a Swedish village, it was dilapidated and filled with mice until Mullaert restored it with the help a friend. It’s now home to his extensive collection gear from Roland, Moog, Korg and more. It also […]

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Bass, the Final Frontier: 7 awesome VSTs for making basslines

No matter what kind music you make, a good bass instrument is essential. Scott Wilson picks seven the best bass VSTs for making deep low-end, chunky arpeggios and oscillating basslines. It doesn’t matter if you make banging warehouse techno, beatless ambient music, soulful deep house or indeed, almost any genre music: bass is a vital element […]

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