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All the week’s stuff including Drew McDowell, The 1975, Yellow6, John Carpenter, Rrose, Pixies, and Acid Mothers Temple. 

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My goodness it’s gloomy. We know exactly what Guns and Roses meant when they said ‘November Rain’. We all need a cheer up, don’t we? Well, guess what? Records. Records, records, records and records. That’s what we do, and below you can read about the ones we have in this week.

New vinyl and stuff

Reissues

Ant’s Electronic Round Up

Happy Birthday Ant. He’s the exact same age as The Man Machine you know?

  • Drew McDowall (Coil, PTV, Compound Eye) constructs immersive hallucinatory environments on his superb third LP for NYC’s Dais Records.
  • Deep deviations from the standard techno template from the ever reliable Rrose.
  • Rare COIL 'The Side Effects of Life' tape re-branded as ‘Love's Secret Demise’ on CD. LSD demos, basically.
  • Immense 3LP of cyberpunk techno/rave action from Clouds on Electric Deluxe.
  • Hypnotic, minimalist ambient electronica from Jonathan Fitoussi.
  • Matthias Puech builds modular synthesizers which take us up into the Alps.
  • Lost ambient cosmic gem from Liquid Liquid founding member Dennis Young.
  • Cracking 2LP from Underground Resistance alumni Nomadico on Yaxteq.
  • Lush ambient techno LP from Soluce aka Fluxion and Savvas Ystatis.
  • Synesthesia-like tones and drones from KTL (Stephen O’Malley and Peter Rehberg).
  • Sublime, deep atmospheric cuts from young artist Perko on Numbers with a few trax for the floor referencing UK soundsystem culture. Sweet record - 300 copies.
  • Best grab that 303 tweaking, acid-tastic Posthuman album while you can!
  • Clear vinyl repress of Morphology's 'Traveller' on FireScope, finally in!
  • Ames Sanglantes 3CD reissue of scarce noise tape set on Hospital Productions.
  • Fine mix of DJ tools and home listening tracks on the Rings Around Saturn 2LP on brokntoys. Limited edition of 300 copies.
  • Stakker Humanoid 30th anniversary edition of eternal UK acid house classic.
  • NHK yx Koyxen off-kilter techno action on Diagonal and a coupla nice weirder tracks with Eartaker’s Masayuki Imianishi.

(deep breath  - and more)

  • Kompakt peer into their crystal ball for ‘Pop Ambient 2019’.
  • Marie Davidson remixed by John Talabot and Silent Servant on Ninja Tune.
  • Batida/Kuduro mutant rump shakers from RS Produções outta Portugal via Príncipe.
  • Killer, bleak synth-wave from Bloom Offering on The Helen Scarsdale Agency.
  • Digital dub steppas 'Floor Weapons Vol. 1' from Japanese crew G36 does what it says on the tin. 500 copies on The Bug’s Pressure label.
  • Throwing Snow album on Houndstooth. Winter is coming...
  • Longtime UK techno warriors Steven Rutter (B12) & Kirk Degiorgio join forces > Limited copies on orange & red splatter vinyl.
  • Pacific City Sound Visions compilation of works by MAAT - German artist Dörte Marth AKA Xyramat. Proper far out gear.
  • Tech-wiz Finlay Shakespeare debut on Editions Mego with a 7" of techno/synth-pop.
  • Hanno Leichtmann LP on Karlrecords, remixing and collaging sounds from the Darmstadt Summer Course for New Music 70 year old archive.
  • Neville Watson lands on Don't Be Afraid for his first album since that Crème Organization job with plenty of tackle for the ‘floor.
  • First-time vinyl edition of sophomore Loscil album ‘Submers’ on Kranky.
  • Tresor have re-pressed 'Skynet' by Infiniti aka techno lord Juan Atkins.

Plenty of 12” action from Laurel Halo & Hodge on Livity Sound, Mr. Mitch on Gobstopper, Reckonwrong on Whities, Marc Romboy & Petar Dundov on Systematic.

7”s

Miniature poodles...

  • Bristol heavyweights IDLES / Heavy Lungs go toe to toe.  
  • Mohit were generously described by our description bod as ‘perfectly competent pop’.  
  • Copies of the latest Arctic Monkeys 7” have emerged.  
  • New Ethan Gold single with none other than John Grant singing.
  • If hearing members of Even As We Speak and Boyracer sing Meatloaf is your thing check this Mary + Stew flexi disc.
  • Two new Guided by Voices singles taken from the forthcoming albums ‘Ween the Opulent’ and ‘Car Crash Mezzanine Slate Fortress’.

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Epilogue:

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Words: Clint, Ant.

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Top releases

David Firth
Pixies
The Fernweh
Jason Williamson
IDLES / Heavy Lungs
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Coil
Arctic Monkeys
Drew McDowall
Bill Callahan
Stefano Leproto
John Carpenter
Big Joanie
Jeff Tweedy
Morphology
David Bowie
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.
The 1975
Posthuman
Senyawa
Loscil
Steven Rutter & Kirk Degiorgio
Mohit
New Order & Joy Division
The Ocean Party
KTL
yellow6
Humanoid
Rrose
Clouds
Ethan Gold
Jakob Skøtt
Jonathan Fitoussi
Bloom Offering
Mary + Stew
Throwing Snow
Various
Matthias Puech
G36
Laurel Halo & Hodge
NHK yx Koyxen / Kohei Matsunaga & Masayuki Imanishi
Marie Davidson
Why?
Fatty Cakes and The Puff Pastries
Various
Infiniti
The Roots
Rings Around Saturn
Finlay Shakespeare
Ames Sanglantes
Dennis Young
Beans On Toast
Perko
Hanno Leichtmann
Tiger Hatchery
Nomadico
Eyedress
Reckonwrong
Neville Watson
The Fall
DOG Power
Mr. Mitch
Soluce
MAAT
Marc Romboy & Petar Dundov
RS Produções