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Aggravating Ian….

Late from last week:-


Coming around again...

  • Imagine how excited you’d be about this David Bowie set if he hadn’t have died.
  • Modern Studies are nice in a world of awfulness.
  • Wonderful council estate indie poppers The Orchids release long compilation.
  • Hair nothing but the frizziest atop the krautrockers of German Oak.

Ant’s Electronic Round-Up:

Ear defenders are essential if you are going round for tea.

  • Album of searing/glacial ultramarine electronics from Mr Ben Frosty on Mute - Recorded by Steve Albini. Initial pressing on blue coloured wax.
  • First time on vinyl for Coil’s ‘Another Brown World / Baby Food’ K-hole anthems.
  • John Hassell’s technicolour 1981 Fourth World ambient doozy ‘Dream Theory In Malaya’ remastered.
  • Brainwaltzera keeping Braindance alive, with an album of melancholy acid tinged electronica on Film.
  • Classic Ross 154 (Jochem Peteri / Newworldaquarium) 12" from 1993 on Eevo-Lute, now remastered on Kirk Degiorgio's ART label.
  • Introspective electronics and downtempo R&B/street-soul from Jabu on Blackest Ever Black.
  • A quartet of fine Opal Tapes from E-Saggila, Hainbach, Binary Digit, and Evitceles.
  • Novamute gets reactivated with a bangin’ update to classic early Hawtin/Probe/Plus 8 style techno from Nicolas Bougaieff.
  • Limited EP on Warp from Lorenzo Senni - ecstatic trance revisions to gurn your face right off.
  • Hundebiss chief Simone Trabucchi aka STILL does dancehall on PAN.
  • DMX Krew EP of acid house jackers and bleepers on Super Rhythm Trax.
  • 80’s VHS electro-boogie LP from Krikor Kouchian, and a limited Black Series 12” of old skool bleep/acid flavored cuts from TMO and Andy Butler, both on L.I.E.S.
  • Spanking new album of psychedelic/krautrock leaning gear from Andrew Weatherall.
  • Efficient German robo-bangers from Atom ™ and trippy jams from J.F. Burma on The Bunker New York.
  • Fitz Ambro$e 2014 Japanese CDr release ‘Doe Quarterz’ hippity-hops onto vinyl.
  • African percussion and 303s from Immaculate Rivombo on Invisible, Inc.
  • UK bass-driven music peddler Sully’s second album on Blackdowns Keysound label brings dark 2-step and spliced jungle, with assistance from grime MCs Jamakabi and Jendor.
  • Fragile, celestial meditation from James Murray.
  • Lakker reflect on world chaos and disorder.
  • Spencer Clark’s Pacific City Sound Visions label reissue the soundtrack to 1984 windsurfing documentary Tradewind in true bizzaro style.
  • Jamal Moss’ Mathematics label marks its 100th vinyl release with a limited 12” of timeless Chicago house - a homage to Fingers Inc.
  • Cute, limited 7” flexi from Celer.
  • People Like Us ‘Early Radio Works’ cassette of plunderphonics fun.
  • Lnrdcroy's classy, shimmering, cosmic electronica album ‘Much Less Normal’ back in print!
  • D.A.F. box set, practically reeking of sweat and leather.
  • Much needed represses of late 90’s Chicago house albums on Peacefrog from Glenn Underground and the enigmatic Gemini.
  • Dark ambient party spoilers on Consouling Sounds from IIVII and Treha Sektori.
  • Twelve inch action; Klein on Hyperdub, uon (aka Caveman LSD) on Motion Ward, Baba Stiltz & Samo DJ on Born Free, Young Marco / Suzanne Kraft / Tom Trago on Dekmantel, Cofaxx on Nous.


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Best records this week

According to our review team at least...



8/10 from Benn

See, I'm a massive fan of anything that goes 'dun dun dun da dun-da dun dun dun', so I think I was always going to like this record. Seismic is something that we listen to on »

Ruby My Dear


8/10 from Benn

It isn't very often that I'll want to write a review for something this techno heavy, but I actually couldn't resist - not only is the music actually really good, the album on »

The Clientele

Music for the Age of Miracles

8/10 from Clinton

Guess what I did last week? Broke out my warm autumn jumper. It was a lovely moment. It had a few extra frays around the edges, was a little tighter round the midriff on »

Snapped Ankles

Come Play The Trees

8/10 from Clinton

Occasionally I look up from my desk to peer at what musics might be playing in the office. If I can bear to tear myself away from my Suzanne Vega album I might even ask what on »

Krikor Kouchian

Pacific Alley

8/10 from Ant

Krikor Kouchian’s ‘Pacific Alley’ is kinda like a lost soundtrack to some 80’s VHS Miami or Los Angeles cop thriller. The palm trees, neon lights, on »



8/10 from Clinton

"What's it like?" Phil asks. "Will it get a stonking review? I need to know, now".  So I'm under some kind of pressure to tell you that this is good but we only have one on »



8/10 from Ant

‘I’ is a totally irresistible album of dancehall mutants from Hundebiss label chief Simone Trabucchi aka Dracula Lewis. If you’re familiar with his music or on »

Gabriel Saloman

Movement Building Vol.3

8/10 from Ant

Former Yellow Swan, Gabriel Saloman concludes his ‘Movement Building’ trilogy for Shelter Press, with the third volume on wax, and a handy 2CD set collecting all on »

Featured albums

Baba Stiltz & Samo DJ
James Murray
Papernut Cambridge
Stafraenn Hakon
Oliver Cherer
Atom TM
J.F. Burma
Young Marco / Suzanne Kraft / Tom Trago
Binary Digit
Four Tet
Max Richter
Pearl Jam
The Orchids
Jon Hassell
Lorenzo Senni
Nicolas Bougaïeff
Reverend and The Makers
TMO and Andy Butler
DMX Krew
Fitz Ambro$e
German Oak
People Like Us
White Manna
Chain & The Gang
Krikor Kouchian
Immaculate Rivombo
Andrew Weatherall
Dream Wife
Ben Frost
Ross 154
Snapped Ankles
Kamasi Washington
The Killers
Treha Sektori
The Clientele
David Bowie
Wolf Alice
Loney Dear
The Horrors
Jamal Moss presents R2 Underground
Kiran Leonard
Modern Studies
The White Stripes