Solar Bears She Was Coloured In
Reviewed by Javier Blánquez Source: (Playground)
Two interesting news items for enthusiasts of the inner world have coincided in time (within a day or two). One is the decision of the Charity Commission to consider Druidism as a religion in the UK, and not only a pagan practice for a few nuts who still believe that Merlin and King Arthur were historical figures. That is to say, that you yourself—if you are a citizen of Great Britain—can be a Druid in the same way that you can be a Muslim or a Christian (but
DJ Nate's Curious Appeal
Reviewed by Brandon Soderberg Source: (Splice Today)
A new compilation, Da Trak Genious, proves a worth introduction to the Chicago beat maker.
Twenty-year-old Chicago producer DJ Nate makes footwork music, an even wilder, faster, and out-there extension of juke—itself an A.D.D update on house, the Windy City's mammoth contribution to dance music. Da Trak Genious compiles 25 of Nate's tracks, unmixed, but sequenced brilliantly, providing a considerable introduction to this fairly under-the-radar style. That
Tropics: Soft Vision EP
Reviewed by James Hampson Source: (Fact Magazine)
Autumn is upon us. Wasps stumble and die on our streets. Kids trudge begrudgingly back to school. It is “party conference season.” All around us are signs that summer is finished, it is time to return to more serious matters, the age of enjoyment is over for now. So what could a summery EP by Tropics offer us at this point? Isn’t it two months too late? Well, not really. Because this EP, just like this time of year, is about echoed memories of brighter things
Numan - Race Against Time
Reviewed by Andrew Ryce Source: (Resident Advisor)
In the past year or so there's been a lot of talk around the phrase "post-dubstep.'" Usually it just refers to the bright strains of garage revival coming out of the UK as produced by Joy Orbison and his league of gentlemanly followers. Which is, in some form or another, something now often referred to as "future garage." So where does that leave post-dubstep, then? Are we really post-dubstep; is dubstep over, is it being replaced? Does it need to be?
- DJ Diamond - Flight Muzik
- Machinedrum - Room(s)
- Pritch & Trim - Stereotype
- Tropics - Parodia Flare
- Anti-G - Presents 'Kentje'sz Beatsz'
- Various - Ghettoteknitianz E.P.
- Kuedo - Severant
- Chrissy Murderbot - Women's Studies
- Boxcutter - The Dissolve
- NastyNasty - No Names
- FaltyDL - You Stand Uncertain
- Chrissy Murderbot - Bussin Down
- Boxcutter - Allele
- - Bangs & Works Vol.1
- DJ Roc - The Crack Capone
- Solar Bears - She Was Coloured In
- Various - 14 Tracks From Planet Mu
- DJ Spinn - Man I Do It EP
- DJ Rashad - Itz Not Rite
- Numan - Race Against Time
- Ital Tek - Midnight Colour
- DJ Nate - Da Trak Genious
- Tropics - Soft Vision E.P.
- Mrs Jynx - Shark Carousel