Track Premiere: HeedLess & POL100 – BROKEUP [Club Late Music / GUN]

Artwork by chaggrin   Club Late Music is an open-source and collaborative music label born between Paris and London in the mid-2010s. Since then, the platform brought forward a large community of artists called Global URL Nation working on the basis of shared knowledge and creativity to craft experimental club music and multimedia works. Specifically, […]

Track Premiere: ‘Mesqit – Rebirth (FKOFF1963 Remix)’ [Sacrilejio Records]

Artwork by Digitonica The Peruvian Sacrilejio Records, based in Lima, surfaced on the digital worldwide underground scene in late 2020 with the debut v/a compilation called Expiation, a remarkable selection of state-of-the-art club music tracks with Latin influences by artists such as WULFFLUW XCIV, Bungalovv, Wrack, Syntrovert, Shyqa, and many more. Reportedly, the label set out to […]

Track Premiere: ‘The Necromorph 屍變體’ by Yikii [link001, Hyperlink]

Artwork by 0rkid_ Hyperlink is an experimental French label and mix series established around one year ago, focused mainly on club-oriented contemporary electronic music. After the first various artist compilation lilywhite, whose proceeds went to the charity helping women in distress called La Fédération Nationale Solidarité Femmes, the label is back with its second release, […]

Track Premiere: ‘Pixelated Dreams’ by Julia Louise Knifefist [INERTIA EP, lieftuig]

Album Art by Julia Louise Knifefist & Aisling Phelan Julia Louise Knifefist is a 22-yo producer and lyricist based in Dublin, Ireland which has been active since the late 2010s. Their music is a dense, noise-imbued manipulation of dance music styles that are beaten to a pulp to form bloody pools of distorted kicks, overwhelming […]

Track Premiere: Mermaid & Seafruit – Screens Are My New Clothes [Ashida Park]

Mermaid & Seafruit is the Vienna-based duo composed of the Polish artist, performer, and singer Magdalena Chowaniec and the Austrian producer, DJ, and artist Markus Steinkellner. Started in early 2015, their project has been focused on the interaction between a multitude of electronic music styles such as hardcore techno, grime, noise, and many more, with […]

Track Premiere: ‘Ropes to Eternity Lead Nowhere’ by Sprælle

Artwork by Alejandra Fajardo Zarraga Nathan Germain aka Sprælle ([Sprah-lé], he/him) is a 24-yo French musician, producer, and DJ based between Montreal, Canada, and NY City, US. His work collects stimuli from multiple musical and cultural references such as contemporary laptop electronics, ambient and experimental music, as well as mainstream pop and videogame soundtracks. These, […]

Album Premiere: ‘Pause​/​Stutter​/​Uh​/​Repeat’ by ABADIR [Genot Centre]

Artwork and tape design by Sam Lubicz (333 Boyz) Rami Abadir is a sound designer, music producer, and composer born in Cairo, Egypt, now based in Berlin. Over the recent years, he has been creating pieces of abstract, experimental electronic music via collaborative efforts such as 0N4B (ANBA, Aural Electronics) together with Mostafa Onsy, and […]

Track Premiere: ♂♀ by @exmantera [Lost Memory 02 / World Canvas]

  Based in Helsinki, Finland, the cross-disciplinary platform and record label World Canvas is a hub that has been hosting over the last couple of years serious waves of experimental music in the form of conceptual post-club, glitching ambiance, and disrupted emotionalism. On their catalog have appeared cutting-edge musicians such as luxxuryproblems, Helena Pulkkinen, and […]

Track Premiere: ‘PSXLM (Psalms To The Forgotten)’ by Diagnostic and Æthereal Arthropod

Artwork by FRAMEofMIND   Diagnostic and Æthereal Arthropod are two of the main players in the contemporary industrial, experimental, and noise scene in Europe, the former being one of the projects of the Belgian sound/graphic designer Jan Robbe (UndaCova, Atomhead, Erratic), and the latter being the moniker of the Spanish musician Nestor Peixoto Aballe, who […]

Track Premiere: ‘babie’ by gone icon [Self-Released]

Artwork by Karina Gevox gone icon is a producer, singer, and “non-DJ” based in Brussels, Belgium who composes delicate pieces of whispered, processed vocals, struggling melodies, and somber, isolated percussive layers. His first track Nod, a remarkable effort of quiet and eerie ambiance, surfaced almost a year ago shortly followed by the three-tracker, self-released debut […]

Track Premiere: ‘There Weren’t’ by Cares [ZABRA]

Cover art by João Pedro Fonseca James Beardmore aka Cares is a Toronto-based musician and experimental producer from Birmingham. Influenced by his multidisciplinary background in improv and visual art as well as by his teenage experiences with punk bands in the UK, the artist resorts to audio sources such as field recordings, samples, and both […]

Track Premiere: Arca – KLK (Miss Jay Re-Drum) from ‘CLUB TOOLS 2’

Miss Jay is the moniker of the Bucharest-born, Milan-based producer and DJ Ioana Boaje specialized in hybrid club music and dancefloor anthems. Her name must surely ring a bell to our readers, as we recently hosted her on our mix series (GUESTMIX#69) as well as inside our debut, 27-track compilation WE NEVER WILL with her […]

Track Premiere: Eudaimonia by VHS Afrika & KRXNX [WeTransa]

Artwork by Vrielh Based in Santiago, Chile, the label WeTransa, run by Syntrovert and Martin.PDF, appeared a little more than a year ago with their debut release called Primera Transa, produced by the founders themselves. The characteristic format of the label consists of EP outings made of three tracks composed by two different artists, seeking to […]

Track Premiere: Toiret Status – #103 (Sabiwa Remix) [Gin&Platonic]

Artwork by Jiri Macku Gin&Platonic is a record label, platform, blog, and mix series from the Czech Republic which started back in 2016 and has since then published a very significant amount of cutting-edge releases in the field of post-ambient, abstract electronics. 2020 saw the collective release six records spanning from conceptual compositions of atonal […]

Track Premiere: ‘Within’ by THIRDWORLDLABOUR [UNIZONE]

Visuals & cassette design by Ver We’re back at the track premiére biz today with a preview from the German producer THIRDWORLDLABOUR‘s debut LP titled ‘Wiederkunft Eternal‘, soon to be released (precisely this Friday, December 11th) on Prague-based experimental label and mix series UNIZONE. Previously, the artist has long been part of the 76666 crew […]

Track Premiere: ‘Wonderland’ by DIGITONICA [‘Coma’ EP]

Artwork by DIGITONICA   The producer, singer, composer, and multimedia artist Anna Morskaya aka DIGITONICA, stemming from Samara and now based in Saint-Petersburg, experiments with vocal digital manipulation, post-club music, and conceptual sound deconstruction which she materializes in the form of songs – both in Russian and in English. Previously appeared on A Flooded Need’s […]

Track Premiere: ‘Coil’ by KoiFin [Cime Sampler / Cime]

  Here we are again with the second track premiere for the week, this time covering the first release by the Leipzig-based art magazine, netlabel, and interdisciplinary cultural hub called Cime, established earlier this year. Releasing on Saturday, November 7th, the 18-tracks, 16-artist Cime Sampler compilation gathers different geographies and musical scenes to create an […]

Track Premiere: ‘Hypnopompicx’ by Qeei feat. dvdv [MECHA 03 / TRRUENO]

Qeei   MECHA03 is the upcoming installment in the MECHA various artist compilation series launched by the multidisciplinary Buenos Aires TRRUENO collective/label in 2016. After the seminal episodes 01 and 02, the Argentinian outcome will publish the third MECHA later this week, on Friday 6th of November, collecting a remarkable 17 tracks from members of […]

Track Premiere: ‘Curb Your Fanged’ by Death Qualia [Fanged Contradiction EP, Ohm Resistance]

Artwork by: Nicolas Berger Ohm Resistance is a Brooklyn-based record label started in 1999 and owned by Kurt Gluck aka Submerged. The very influential outcome, reportedly a specialist in “subsonic grief-bass programming“,  is renowned for its dense catalog which first hosted Mick Harris’ Quoit breakcore outings, several Bill Laswell‘s solo and collaborative works, as well […]

Track Premiere: ‘Eco Fascist Dethroned’ by Euglossine [Genot Centre]

Artwork by: Lenka Glisníková & h5io6i54k The prolific composer and multi-instrumentalist Tristan Whitehill from Gainesville, Florida, also known as Euglossine, is about to release yet another formidable record on the Prague-based Genot Centre outcome. Out on October 4th on digital and C34 tapes (limited edition of 55 + on-body printing), Blue Marble Agony erupts bursts […]

Track Premiere: ‘GNOMIE’ by Maciej Maciągowski [???????.?????]

Artwork by Kamil Kukla Maciej Maciagowski is an experimental musician and composer from Poznan, Poland who’s been active from the first half of the 2010s. Dwelling with sound collage, heavy rhythmic components, post-Internet muzak, and post-digital aesthetics, the artist’s aural compositions are lively mixtures of cutting synths and hopping melodies, crafted in the shape of […]

Track Premiere: Awaken by MARTYYNA [BCAA System]

Artwork by Igor Lorok   Today, we’d like to offer you the last track premiere just before the so longed summer break. On the spotlight is MARTYYNA, a producer / DJ born and currently based in Prague, affiliated with the Blazing Bullets DJs collective, co-founder of the Illegal Taipei research hub and of the cutting-edge […]

Track Premiere: ‘Transfert’ by ANKUBU [A Flooded Need]

  A Flooded Need is a record label based in Naples, Italy that started their activities in 2019. Born from the efforts of two friends dwelling with experimental industrial, noise, bass, and breakcore, the outcome is a network that reportedly emerges from the most melancholic corners of electronic music. After Day of the Blizzard by […]

Album Premiere: ‘ok im real i think’ by adammmmmmmmmmmm [Genot Centre]

  After reaching its 40th release on the catalog, i.e. the gem of minimalistic, trancey sound brushwork that is My Cruelty’s The Secret Weapon, the Prague-based Genot Centre record label is out in the trenches again with one of the 2020s most inspired works so far. Out on June 14th on a limited edition of […]

Track Premiere: ‘Navarte’ by Dilian, out on SØVN Records

  SØVN is a collective of sound designers, musicians, and multimedia artists releasing limited-edition records coming with exclusive packaging. Displaced between several European cities over the years, the outcome collects works from artists from all over the world that are mainly focused on ambient, noise, drone, and digital sound exploration. House of 90 Portents is […]

Track Premiere: ‘Enginsess’ by Piano Princess aka bod [包家巷], out on Consouling Sounds

 Artwork by Vincent Adayemo A 12-inches vinyl originally scheduled for Record Store Day, April 2020, Obriultn is an EP consisting of six tracks that have been composed by as many musicians exclusively using stems from a previous release, namely the self-titled record Bolt Ruin out in 2019 on Circuits. Key contemporary artists such as […]

Track Premiere: ‘Half Moon Kick’ by Xiao Quan, out on FunctionLab]

Xiao Quan is a DJ and prolific producer stemming from the clubs of São Paulo, after relocating from the Chinese Shenzen region. A rather mysterious character in the underground community, the artist specializes in exuberant mixtures of techno, grime, tarraxinha, and traditional Chinese elements fueled by a contemporary approach to hybrid club music. His tracks […]

Track Premiere: ‘Revenge of Tinker Bell’ by Sonia Calico [FLEX001, Early Reflex]

Artwork by Alessandro Scanu & Giuseppe Cavuoto   Alec Pace is a Turin-based DJ and producer who has been releasing leftfield electronic music on leading imprints such as Nous Disques, All Centre, Jerome, and xenonyms since 2018 – click here to see the live streaming we had with him at our HQ. Last year, he launched […]

Track Premiere: ‘Torna Da Me’ by One Dying Wish

  “One dying wish è il nome di un’amicizia: le nostre canzoni sono pezzi di quattro vite diverse che si intrecciano e diventano, di volta in volta, una storia d’amore, un manifesto politico, una seduta di autocoscienza. Molto spesso ci sentiamo inadeguati a vivere: che significato si può dare al fallimento?“. Lo scorso Gennaio, con […]

Track Premiere: Microplastic by Diasiva [Microplastic EP, Arboretum]

Artwork: Andrea Familari Fax After a 1-year hiatus, the Berlin-based Arboretum Records we had the pleasure to host a few years ago is now back in the game of releasing cutting-edge experimental music, this time in the form of a 5-tracker EP by the Neukölln-located industrial electronic duo Diasiva. Composed of Mads Lindgren and Simon […]

Track Premiere: Terribilis – Move in Silence [Genot Centre x Quantum Natives – Silent Night XVII]

Artwork by: Awe Ix   Silent_Night was an event format organized by the seminal Prague-based record label and music community Genot Centre together with Radio Wave which started back in May 2015 and has as of now reached its 20th episode (November 2019). Promoted by GC’s founders Ondřej Lasák and Wim Dehaen, the series consists of […]

Track Premiere: Raiden by Bulma & Nahshi remixed by Miss Jay

  Bulma is a producer and DJ now based in Barcelona, Spain who has been releasing cutting-edge, hybrid club music which figures among the most interesting products of contemporary club music. We had the pleasure of having him over for the first time in Italy in May 2019, and this live streaming from our HQ is […]

Track Premiere: ‘Joust’ by Insin [‘Inisint’ EP, REALIA]

Artwork by Orgen   ‘Inisint’ EP by Insin, due to be released December the 20th, 2019, is the latest entry – the fourth – in the REALIA catalog, the label/collective/publishing act stemming from Milan. The five-tracker, completed with three remixes, is a work by the duo composed of Bashar Suleiman and Freya Edmondes aka Elvin […]

Track Premiere: ‘Tunnel Highway’ by DJ Loser & Xiao Quan [Kawasaki Outrun EP, Unizone]

Artwork by: Ver A couple of weeks ago, we had the pleasure to host this stunner mix by Oblinof, who released the astounding Postinternet Club EP on the Prague-based outcome and mix series Unizone. Today, we’re back to talk about the same label offering you a track premiere off their upcoming fourth release, produced by an obscure […]

Album Premiere: Fullscreen by FAUSTO MERCIER [Genot Centre]

Artwork by: Marick Roy The young Hungarian Roland Nagy is a sound engineer, ex media arts student, and producer who started his FAUSTO MERCIER project in 2016, so far appeared on Unlog, EXILES, Kaer‘Uiks, and Pointless Geometry. His work in the field of electronic music production, while resonating with hardcore digital culture and bouncy rhythmic heaviness, […]

Album Premiere: Eremocene by Queimada [Gin&Platonic]

  Gin&Platonic is a platform which has been releasing music and supporting artists worldwide since 2016, setting its own goal as to be the “systematic overcoming of longing“. Though the exact meaning behind G&P intriguing program would deserve a dedicated feature and explanation by its founders, we could try and pinpoint some common features among […]

Hear out ‘Sutarti: III’ by Joshua Sabin from his forthcoming LP on Subtext

  Edinburgh-based composer and sound designer Joshua Sabin is an experimental artist which has been working since the mid-2010 with extensive sample and field recordings manipulation. He released his debut record, called Terminus Drift, for the now Berlin-based label Subtext Recordings in February 2017. The outcome, founded in Bristol and curated by the Washington DC, USA […]

Track Premiere: DAT DistorsioneArmonicaTotale – CRISI [INTERIORA EP]

Artwork by DAT “Distorsione Armonica Totale (in inglese total harmonic distortion, THD) è un parametro che informa della distorsione che un dispositivo introduce nei segnali elettrici che lo attraversano“ DAT: “Gole spaccate su basi inquinate. Il peggio dell’essere umano in stereo“ E’ dalle due brevi presentazioni qui sopra che partiamo per introdurre il progetto […]

NETHER riparte dalle esplorazioni sonore e software di ‘Blinded’ di SY/IN

  SY/IN è il nuovo alias del sound e visual artist, produttore e sperimentatore friulano Alex Ortiga classe 1993, attivo precedentemente come Xennan e, per un breve periodo, Niide. La sua ricerca artistica rivolge l’attenzione all’immaginazione e costruzione di piani reali/fittizi in cui il dominio digitale e quello fisico (analogico) interagiscono fino a confondersi ed […]

Track Premiere: Diagnostic – Conflict Zone [‘Repercussions’ CD, Jezgro]

Jezgro is an independent electronic record label we already had the chance to talk about last year when the Torus EP by Japanese legend Merzbow was released on the Serbian outcome, started and run by Ontal / Impulse Controls’ Darko Kolar. Next Tuesday, December the 4th a CD album series called JCDAL will start on Jezgro with Jan […]

Album Premiere: Stairs of Emotion by Lessons in Hate [Prehistoric Silence]

Artwork and layout by Alberto Bertelli   We have already hosted on several occasion the Italian cassette / digital outcome Prehistoric Silence, surely one of our favorites when it comes to sound art, underground experimental ambient and noise music. The last PHS outing after the summer was They Are Eating All The Faeries by the youngster […]

Album Premiere: Incandenza by Guybrush [SØVN]

  SØVN is a collective of musicians and sound artists releasing their music in the form of records each one coming with an exclusive, ad-hoc type of packaging, making the record label work at the intersection of different art forms. Its operating core has been moving all around Europe over the years following the wanderings of […]

Track Premiere: Clade by Scim [Punctuated Equilibrium, Heel.Zone]

Artwork by: Gianluca Lonigro   Ryan Tracey aka Scim is an artist, producer, and programmer currently based in Chicago, US, who released earlier this year a very valid EP, called Solid Grey, on the Californian outcome T.A.R.. Next week, Tuesday the 25th to be precise, the next Scim outing will be released on the Italian multidimensional […]

Track Premiere: Endless Incapacitating Discomfort by Venta Protesix [Urbsounds]

Artwork by Ludwika Micińska aka Tissue.Hunter Venta Protesix is a digital noise project started in 2007 by Italo Belladonna, a Salerno-based non-musician who with his many monikers has been releasing on several important Italian labels such as Setola Di Maiale, A Dear Girl Called Wendy, Angst, and many many others. Gathering the vast amount of digital productions by the […]

Track Premiere: Franz Rosati – Power Inferno [Malapensa, Pyteca]

Vincenzo Pizzi, classe 1993 e originario di Miranda (Isernia, Molise), in seguito ad un percorso di studi che lo porta prima a Napoli e poi a Roma, avvia nel 2016 l’avventura della propria etichetta PYTECA dopo essere apparso su importanti etichette in ambito techno come Blackwater (Margaretha), Secret Keywords, RDL47, Otōmo, Riot Recordings. Focalizzata in particolar […]

Album Premiere: Coeden – They Are Eating All The Faeries [Prehistoric Silence]

  Prehistoric Silence is a label releasing both physical and digital stuff we already had the chance to talk about on a few occasions such as this and this one. Based in the Italian region called Veneto which has been offering interesting acts and events such as Chevel, Von Tesla, Enklav, Quarto Mondo, PHS was established […]

Track Premiere: Goldra (feat. MRTRY) by Kuthi Jinani on Bio Future Laboratory

Artwork by liara t’soni   Kuthi Jinani is the obscure, occult sci-fi project of the Milan-based youngster Giancarlo Brambilla, taking inspiration and sound material from post-rave scenarios, concrète sampling and a peculiar and funny research into organic nature, deep-web contents and bass music. Started in 2016, KJ released its first EP on the Italian Beat […]

Track Premiere: Organic, Synthetic, Ensemble Material I by TF+ [Whereiswave?]

  PREORDER LINK   Whereiswave? è un nuovo collettivo proveniente dal sud Italia, nato proprio in questi mesi del 2018 e in procinto di rilasciare, il prossimo 15 Giugno, un primo tassello nel processo di crescita e scoperta della crew / etichetta. WIW 01, ovvero la prima release di Whereiswave?, è una cassetta C16 registrata […]

Album Premiere: dreadmaul – The Crow EP [DLT9 – Delta9 Recordings]   A few months after D73-71-85 by Cerebral Cuts, half Bergamo, IT – half Berlin based drum and bass outcome Delta9 Recordings’ brand new subdivision called DLT9 is back with its second outing. The follow-up in the field of exploration of more introspective, deeper, darker vibes has been recorded by Dennis Leick aka dreadmaul, a […]

Album Premiere: ✮ Antitracks A ✮ [VVV001, Various Artists, Antistandard]

Artwork by: Matteo Bellomo   Nell’ormai lontanissimo 2011 Think’d (Tiz), pugliese di base a Milano e attivo come dj, MC, audio engineer e molto altro ancora, ha rilasciato il mastodontico discochiamato Antistandard (ascoltabile a questo link). Il lavoro, diviso in 13 tracce e di quasi un’ora di lunghezza, affiancava a rime scagliate con violenza dei beat […]

Track Premiere: Red Nights by SabaSaba (feat. Father Murphy) on Maple Death Records

  SabaSaba is an old-fashioned power trio band crawling out of the city of Turin, Piedmont. Composed of Andrea Marini and Tommaso Bonfilio (already together in Blind Beast) as the loops, tapes, effects manipulators, and Indianizer‘s Gabriele Maggiorotto at the drums, SabaSaba represent the latest addition to the Bologna-based Maple Death Records on which they’re […]

Album Premiere: Lag Metamorphosis by Modo Koagon & Xtematic [Biodiversità Records]

Lag metamorphosis by Modo Koagon / Xtematic  In occasione dell’evento senza precedenti tenutosi a Rio de Janeiro nel Giugno 1992 e definito Summit della Terra, ovvero la prima conferenza a tema ambientale che coinvolse i capi di stato di numerosi governi e nazioni a livello mondiale, il termine biodiversità fu definito come parola con cui indicare “ogni tipo […]

Track Premiere: ELIO – Ampcatnight [MRG003, Marguerite Records]

Artwork by Chiara Cognigni   We’re glad to be back after a few-days Easter break with an exclusive premiere, straight out of the Milan-based, raw house Marguerite Records’ third outing. Called MRG003 and collecting different artists – “five Italian talents of the underground scene”, one track each – the record will be out on vinyl in few […]

Album premiere: Luciano Lamanna – Sottrazione [Boring Machines]

Sleeve design by Giandomenico Carpentieri (YARD PRESS)   Luciano Lamanna is a well-established name in the Italian electronic music scene, thanks to his 20 years long career as a DJ, producer and event organizer from the late 90s techno scene, hardcore hip-hop beats producing, a longtime affiliation with the LSWHR crew, and a prolonged series […]

Hear out ‘Bloodrave’, the late 90’s vampire classic Blade rescore by Kilbourne

  1998 was the real breaking-through year for the seemingly never-ending Marvel-related movie saga we’ve been experiencing in the last years. After some minor, very low rates attempts at success with ’89 The Punisher (starring Dolph Lundgren), ’90 Matt Salinger’s Captain America, the low-budget, very very ugly ’94 Fantastic Four first movie adaptation, and, few years before (1986), an […]

Album premiere: Cerebral-Cuts – D73-71-85 [DLT9 – Delta 9 Recordings]

  Today’s premiere focuses on the half Bergamo, IT half Berlin based drum and bass outcome Delta9 Recordings, which is about to launch its own sublabel called DLT9 – a project meant to explore and promote deeper, darker and more introspective vibes than the one characterizing the main dnb path followed by the mother label. […]

Album premiere: Erma – Cur [Fratto9]

  Fratto9 è la creatura di Gianmaria Aprile (membro dei Luminance Ratio) attiva dal 2003 nel campo di musica psichedelica e free-form, drone, improv, ambient in generale e molto altro ancora. Dopo le tre uscite del 2017, nell’ordine Re Desiderio di H!U, il lavoro untitled di Francesco Serra e Divisions di Jacopo Bacci, l’etichetta torna […]

Interview: The Verge Of Ruin – Learn To Love Solitude [Setola di Maiale]

  Esce oggi 8 Gennaio 2018 il debutto discografico di The Verge of Ruin, progetto collaborativo dei Milanesi Shari DeLorian e Stefano De Ponti, edito da Setola di Maiale in formato CD ed acquistabile a questo link. Registrato in collaborazione con i musicisti Elia Moretti (percussioni), Eleonora Pellegrini (voci) e Giorgio Sancristoforo (elettroniche), Learn To […]

Album Premiere: Anything Pointless – EVA EP [Superbudda Production]

  Siamo felici di presentare oggi l’EP d’esordio di Anything Pointless, intitolato EVA e in uscita Venerdì 15 Dicembre (domani!) per Superbudda Production, l’organo di pubblicazione del collettivo artistico di base nel capoluogo piemontese. Della durata di poco inferiore a 15 minuti e suddiviso in 5 tracce, EVA EP arriva anticipato dal singolo Breathe rilasciato […]

Listen to ‘Tell It All’ by Video Duct out on Maple Death Records

Artwork by: Giulia Mazza We’re glad to be back with our review / premiere section again with one of our favourites Italian labels at the moment, Maple Death Records. Today is time for throbbing bass lines, hissing snares and rotten, dub-infused punk just like the PiL way – Rotten indeed, did you get it?. …Well, […]

Album premiere: DJ Balli & Giacomo Balla – SVELTO, The Hakken Tuner [Artetetra]

  Imagine you’re a hardcore gabber fanatic with an imaginary instant hoover sound button going off in your head whenever you do something noteworthy – in a kind of thug life meme-like fashion (just replace gangstas with Human Resource). You’d probably know the so-called hoover sound was first used in Second Phase (aka Joey Beltram […]

Album premiere: H!U – Re Desiderio [Fratto9]

  H!U è una creatura mascherata che vive nella provincia di Lecco, dispersa sulle pendici del Monte Barro. Dalle prealpi lombarde, H!U irradia sonorità sommesse che raccontano di spazi sconfinati e magia arcaica / primordiale, pensate per la rielaborazione dell’eredità storica e spaziale offerta dai luoghi da essa abitati. Dietro H!U si cela Davide Sperandio, […]

Track premiere: User from PT – Filosoficamente 283 [Arroyo]

Artwork by: Massimo Missoni Ci si aspetterebbe di sentire questi suoni nell’esplorazione di città che non dormono mai. Invece questo progetto arriva dritto dritto dalla provincia toscana. Stiamo parlando di Transizione, ep d’esordio di User from PT. Esce per l’etichetta Arroyo, piattaforma a più dimensioni che unisce musica, arte digitale, design e poesia. Arroyo: Bandcamp […]

Video premiere: ‘L’immagine animale di Dio II’ di Andrea Leonessa

Siamo orgogliosi di ospitare oggi la premiere del cortometraggio sperimentale dello scrittore e videomaker Saluzzese Andrea Leonessa, intitolato ‘L’Immagine Animale di Dio II‘ e considerabile come l’ideale prosecuzione di ‘L’Immagine Animale di Dio I’ realizzata lo scorso 2016. Nei tre minuti di corto, che trae ispirazione (come il precedente episodio) dalla mistica di Jakob Böhme, […]

Album premiere: ‘GUIOT – Enlist / Inlets’, out June 28th on NETHER

NETHER, curated by Matthias Girardi [Cage Suburbia, Weightausend], is a micro-label (the definition comes from Matthias himself) that started back in May 2017 releasing a two-track miniCD per month, each one produced by different artists and featuring a peculiar Weightausend rework of one of the original tunes: NETHER0001 by Holy Similaun surfaced a few weeks […]

GUESTMIX#20: ‘Cinéma pour l’oreille ’92-’02’ by Massimo Carozzi + Random Numbers Split Vol. 4

  Settimana scorsa avevamo avuto modo di presentare il primo mixtape registrato dai Merchants, duo composto da Alberto Ricca / Bienoise e Davide Amici e focalizzato sulla riscoperta di tradizioni e mitologie perdute di mondi immaginari. Proseguiamo oggi con un secondo approfondimento in merito alla lineup di Ombre Lunghe, la 3 giorni Bolognese di scena […]

Track premiere: ‘Ishiki’ by Tetsumasa featuring Mogano from Obake EP out today on Arboretum

Picture and graphics by Andrea Familari / FAX   Arboretum is a Berlin-based label founded in 2012 and active ever since putting out several outstanding publications in the field of experimental electronic music; the project mainly focuses on the real-time interaction between sound and visual forces, intertwining within the same compositions and defining a brand […]

Listen to a 6-minute preview of Torus EP, Merzbow’s new release on Darko Kolar’s Jezgro

Artwork by .thejass. Jezgro is an independent electronic record label from Serbia, started and run by Ontal / Impulse Controls’ Darko Kolar. As reported on the label’s Bandcamp portal, its main focus is on representing the most obscure, dark and deep sides of the current electronic music scene, also incorporating genres such as harsh noise, […]

Ascolta ‘Atterraggio su Enceladus’ di Blak Saagan, estratta da ‘A Personal Voyage’ [Maple Death Records]

Light years away, skyrocketing through an unexplored dimension of organic textured ambient compositions, a flare is rising, hovering over the Venetian lagoon: Blak Saagan. A Personal Voyage è il titolo dell’album di debutto del progetto Blak Saagan, alias di Samuele Gottardello, in uscita in formato tape (il preorder è già attivo, si scorra poche righe […]

Ascolta ‘Days Of Despair’ di Shinoby, l’ultima traccia del forthcoming Celestial Bliss [ISTHEWAYLP001]

  Shinoby è l’alias del producer e vinyl-dj Omar Contri, apparso nei primi anni del 2000 nella scena veronese ed in breve diventatone punto di riferimento grazie alla collaborazione con diverse crew ed organizzazioni ed una grande attività artistica che lo ha portato alla fondazione della propria label ISTHEWAY, sulla quale fino ad ora ha […]

Holy Similaun / Weightausend Split EP [Prehistoric Silence, PHS002] + Full Album Stream

  Prehistoric Silence is a recently-born label releasing both physical and digital stuff, based on the Italian region called Veneto which is cultivating growing interest in experimental and venturous electronics, thanks to a discrete amount of artists, outcomes and venues such as Chevel, Von Tesla, Enklav, ElectronicGirls, Quarto Mondo, CSO Django, Spazio Aereo and much […]

Random Numbers Split Series Vol. 3: SOMEC / Von Tesla + Full Album Stream

Random Numbers è il nome di un collettivo bolognese di musicisti, producers e dj che lavorano ad ampio spettro nell’ambito della musica elettronica. Nato dall’amicizia e dal supporto reciproco tra i diversi membri, si è rapidamente evoluto in un’etichetta che risolvesse le immediate necessità di rappresentazione e piena assistenza di ogni singolo artista e release, […]

Deison & Mingle – Innersurface [ST.AN.DA]

Ci eravamo congedati da Deison in seguito ad una corposa intervista accompagnata dal mixtape PORTRAIT#4, in cui la sua carriera ventennale veniva esplorata ampiamente, lasciando spazio anche a qualche commento sul suo rapporto artistico con Andrea Gastaldello, alias Mingle. I due hanno intrapreso una collaborazione sfociata in una trilogia di dischi – ai tempi dell’intervista […]

Various Artists – EXOTIC ÉSOTÉRIQUE Vol.2 [ArteTetra] + ‘EXOTIC’ Side Stream

  esoteric [adjective; es·o·ter·ic \ˌe-sə-ˈter-ik, -ˈte-rik\]: designed for or understood by the specially initiated alone requiring or exhibiting knowledge that is restricted to a small group; limited to a small circle; [via] ArteTetra is an experimental DIY cassette imprint working between Potenza Picena and Bologna, Italy, self-identified by crazy Bandcamp tags such as Quinto mondo, […]

Paul Beauchamp – Grey Mornings [Boring Machines, BM078] + Full Album Stream

Paul Beauchamp is a North Carolina, USA born electro-acoustic / ambient musician now living in Turin, Italy, in the heart of the Piedmont region. Already active with many groups and monikers such as Blind Cave Salamander, Almagest!, Space Aliens From Outer Space, he released his first full-length solo album, called Pondfire, in late 2015 jointly on the Boring […]

Filtro – Riflesso [Upside Down Recordings] + Full Album Stream

/   Siamo lieti di ospitare oggi il full stream del disco Riflesso, ad opera del duo Filtro, in uscita sull’etichetta romana Upside Down Recordings con il proprio lavoro di debutto. Angelo Bignamini [Billy Torello, The Great Saunites, Lucifer Big Band] ai nastri e Luca de Biasi [Playground, Satantango, Vhd Vhd], ai synth modulari e […]

RM – The Hierarchy of Being [Yerevan Tapes] + Full Album Stream

RM is the acronym for the prolific, talented Italian musician Riccardo Mazza, who started releasing multifaceted electronic music via this moniker back in 2013 on the outstanding Second Sleep imprint, managed by his long-term friend Matteo Castro who also happens to be the other half of the noise / musique concrete duo called Lettera 22 […]

Stromboli – Volume Uno [Maple Death Records / MDR013] + Full Album Stream

[for English readers: click here to get redirected on] Maple Death Records è un’etichetta discografica fondata nel 2015 da Jonathan Clancy (Ottawa, 1982), musicista sfuggito al suolo canadese ed ora stanziato a Bologna. Definitosi sia 100% italiano che 100% canadese, sua santità Clancy – parafrasi più o meno accurata del moniker His Clancyness, quartetto […]

Luciano Lamanna and Luca T. Mai debut as Divus on Boring Machines: Full Album Stream

  Divus is a duo of veteran musicians from Rome, composed of the techno Italian hero and sound engineer at Subsound Studio, Rome Lucianno Lamanna (also one of the most prolific and multifaceted producer of his generation: Lou Chano, Virus Love, Assalti Industriali, Balance, Lunar Lodge, Der Noir, Tekno Mobil Squad, and many others among […]

GUESTMIX#13: Eks [Subincision Records, Körper / Leib] plus an insight into ‘The Lost Tape (EksM Vol.2)’

“Penile subincision is a form of body modification consisting of a urethrotomy, in which the [] urethra slit open lengthwise []. Often performed as a coming-of-age ritual, the procedure causes the subincized penis to be subject to another penis’ penetration, provided the latter were sufficiently small. In some Australian cultures, one traditional practice involved the […]

PRG/M – Assioma Geometrico [Spagiria] + Full Album Stream

Assioma Geometrico by PRG/M Welcome back to our Review column, mostly featuring exclusive full album streams. Today we’re happy to share with you in its entirety the PRG/M’s debut record on Spagiria, the brand new Eklero’s subsection born and thought as part of the process of separation, re-aggregation and re-thinking of the Rome-based label’s peculiar […]

FossaDelRumore – Isolato [Self-released] + Full Album Stream

Isolato by FossaDelRumore  FossaDelRumore is an ambient / drone, noise  project born in 2012 out of the mind of Pietro Michi, a 23 y.o. producer from Florence, Italy. In September 2016, the young artist developed a collaborative work that involved 7 other musicians all across the Europe (Italy, Hungary, Poland, Netherlands) to partecipate by sending […]

Xennan – Pass Away [S t A Y, STAY020] + Full Album Stream

Artwork by Alex Ortiga, original photo by Dillon Crow Pass Away by Xennan  Siamo lieti di presentare in anteprima esclusiva il full streaming, disponibile dal player qui sopra, della ventesima uscita del catalogo Stay Home Records, così profondamente rinnovata in spirito ed intenti da aver mutato il proprio nome in StAY Records, ideato un nuovo […]

Davide Bartolomei – Panthalassa [C O M M U N I O N] + Full Album Stream

Artwork by: Nicola Tirabasso We’re glad to present an exclusive album full stream, courtesy of the Milan-based C O M M U N I O N independent collective. Before introducing you to Davide Bartolomei’s Panthalassa, we’d like to spend few context words about the crew. Quoting the tag-line, “its aim is to support and disseminate […]

Amklon – ‘Collision Of Absolutes’ [Boring Machines, BM071] + Full Album Stream

We’re pleased today to share with you the full record stream for the Italian duo Amklon’s debut-album ‘Collision of Absolutes’, out in few days on Boring Machines. Onga’s BM is among the most enduring and peculiar-sounding label in Italy; it celebrates this year its tenth birthday, keeping on nurturing the “general taste for discomfort and […]

Black Tears Live Debut @Timeshift Bologna + ‘The Long Decline’ Review

Last September the 24th we were shooting couple videos at Zona Roveri Music Factory in Bologna, Italy, for the Timeshift event featuring Ancient Methods, Samuel Kerridge, Black Tears and Sunil Sharpe: the crew is responsible for the most interesting and craziest dancing nights in the city, gathering internationally acclaimed artists and huge amounts of people […]

Glauco Salvo – 5 Haiku [Kohlhaas / KHS 009] + Full Album Stream

Come anticipato la scorsa settimana, siamo lieti di presentare oggi un nuovo full streaming: trattasi di 5 Haiku, il primo lavoro solista firmato Glauco Salvo. Il musicista romagnolo è metà del duo Comaneci, oltre ad essere un assiduo protagonista e frequentatore della scena indipendente italiana. Il vinile 12″ è già disponibile in preorder sul portale […]

Bellatrix? – ‘ANIME SOLITARIE CASSETTE 001’ [Anime Solitarie / A.S.001] + Full Album Stream

Artwork and pictures by: Bellatrix? Il ritorno all’attività ordinaria della nostra webzine dopo le vacanze sarà segnato, nelle prossime settimane, da una serie di sorprese e spunti molto interessanti, quali interviste esclusive, diversi RECORDINGS e report-video, e streaming in anteprima. A quest’ultima categoria appartiene, in particolare, l’articolo di oggi: siamo onorati di presentare il debutto […]

Presenting Noiztank: NTK006 [Huren / Kareem split] + GUESTMIX#3: an interview with Zosima

  We’re very pleased today to present an in-depth article about the Vienna-based label Noiztank, founded in 2014 by Zosima, R.C. and M.H. [here is the official website]. Focused on experimental / Industrial takes on electronic music, the label is about to release its sixth work: called le 17 janvier Los Angeles, USA, NTK006 is a […]

Atiq – Sonorous EP [2016, NLD, Onset Audio]

Altough developing mainly a Techstep / Neurofunk approach, the Seattle-based label Onset Audio (headed by Seth Grym) has always reserved room for releases digging for Deep / Halfstep Drum’n Bass experiences. In 2011, not by chance, was released on it one of the first Homemade Weapons‘ records (that allow us to see the future style […]

GUESTMIX#1: K-Rob + Eusebeia – Conscious Shift EP Review

[Artwork for K-Rob’s mix by: Roberto Pizzandelli] More than 2 years has gone since Andrei Calin, Alexandru Brusten and Alex Niculae founded in Bucharest the label Hangout Music. Each one of them pretty active in the local scene, they started a project fading from the traditional Drum’n Bass sound, aiming to define their own musical […]

Morkebla – Ono-Sendai Cyberspace [BAROC, BAROC008, 2016]

Lo scorso 5 Febbraio la vinyl-only label BAROC, da Colonia, ha rilasciato il 12” dal titolo Ono-Sendai Cyberspace firmato da Morkebla, al secolo Alberto Rosso. L’artista è autore da diversi anni a questa parte di interessanti uscite su molteplici labels, formati (validissime le tre cassette edite nel 2014 da Reckno, Where to Now? ed Indole […]

ASC – Binary System [Veil, VEIL003, 2015]

Bandcamp // Discogs // Tumblr // Samurai Music Se siete interessati alle novità in campo di sperimentazione della musica elettronica negli ultimi anni, dovete assolutamente prestare la vostra attenzione a prolifici produttori come James Clements, aka ASC. La sua infinita discografia (circa in quindici anni di lavoro) dimostra l’ispirazione e la devozione dell’artista nei confronti […]

Rotorvator – Reliquies [Sincope, SIN033, 2015]

Buy here: E’ con enorme piacere che presentiamo, per la prima volta su questo portale, un disco dell’etichetta sincope dell’amico Massimo ‘truculentboy’ Onza. Si tratta di un 12” intitolato Reliquies, a firma Rotorvator, in uscita in edizione limitata di 150 copie numerate a mano e dalla copertina serigrafata. TRACKLIST The Mirror of Simple Souls […]

Diana Berti – Tragedy of the Uncommons [Cuss Fetish, 2015]

listen: buy: TRACKLIST 01 The Secret Garden Inside Our Lives 02 The Wonderful Illusion You Made Me Live 03 It Will Hurt Me If You Vanish 04 Our Unrational Mysterious Attraction 05 Our Hearts Were Broken By A Cold Data Transmission 06 A Fragile Bird Out Of The Nest 07 Your Precious Learnings To […]

Visionist – Safe [PAN, PAN 067, GER, 2015]

The LP was mastered by Jeremy Cox and cut by Rashad Becker at D&M, and pressed on 140g LP and CD.  It features photography & artwork by Daniel Sannwald and layout by Bill Kouligas. Visionist – Safe, out on PAN – press release discogs / agency / FB / twitter / soundcloud / bandcamp Comfort, protection, salvation – this is what we […]

Rrose – Vanishing Pools [Eaux, EAUX791, US, 2015] Hole (4:43) Purge (6:05) Curl (6:24) Adrift (8:18) Undergrowth (5:57) Born 1969. Died 1909. Neanche Resident Advisor sa rivelare molto di una delle personalità più interessanti dell’elettronica contemporanea, dall’identità a noi del tutto sconosciuta. Uomo, origini californiane, non proprio un ragazzino, già produttore musicale con altri alias prima di Rrose. Un nome d’arte […]

Sam KDC – The Order & The Entity [Auxilary, AUX011, UK, 2014]

Sam KDC Discogs // Facebook // Soundcloud Con questo minacciosissimo artwork, Samuel Wood (aka Sam KDC) sforna l’ennesimo lavoro su Auxiliary, una delle label più considerate del momento sul ”nuovo” fronte Deep, Drone, Intelligent e Minimal della Drum’n Bass (che non ha ancora avuto l’onore di guadagnarsi un nome che lo identifichi con precisione). Il disco […]

Thundercat – The Beyond / Where The Giants Roam [Brainfeeder, BFDNL055, USA, 2015]

Hard Times (1:13) Song For The Dead (2:48) Them Changes (3:07) Lone Wolf And Cub (5:29) That Moment (0:43) Where The Giants Roam / Field Of The Nephilim (2:47) Dopo due anni dal secondo lavoro solista Apocalypse, Thundercat dà vita ad un elegante e maturo mini-album di sei tracce, densissime di suoni come di contenuti […]