Special Request – “Lolita (Warehouse Mix)”

October 7, 2012 § Leave a comment

Earlier this year, prolific UK producer and DJ Paul Woolford unleashed a fresh nom de guerre onto the music scene. Though his better-known alias may still be Bobby Peru, Special Request’s March vinyl-only release, Lolita (Warehouse Mix), has done sufficient damage to render this limitless and energetic new moniker bound to the consciousness. As the title suggests, this is warehouse-appropriate party-fodder, but with a bassline so playful it’s addictive, it comes with mood-enhancement guaranteed.

Available from Phonica Records.

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Shed – “I Come By Night” (50 Weapons)

July 27, 2012 § Leave a comment

Released today and marking the artist’s debut on Berlin’s 50 Weapons, Shed’s confidently-titled third album, The Killer, looks set to capitalise on its audio-murderous intent. Stalking you like a stealthy techno assassin, I Come By Night is the third track on this consistent release and my pick for its delicious darkness, weight, and haunting synth floatation. Absolutely merciless.

Available to download at 50 Weapons.

TEC_TONICS

July 12, 2012 § Leave a comment

Hello. I’ve made an 8tracks dedicated to some of the electronic music which has, over the years, given me the Poe-style tears, both directly and indirectly. We shall know it as TEC_TONICS, because it’s important to feel overwhelmed by beauty from time to time, I think.

Kubrick’s Space Odyssey is, of course, the imagery, partly because astronauts are probably the most iconic visual synonymous with the scientific endeavours and achievements of mankind, and partly because HAL broke my heart (“Daisy, Daisy…”) Also, I was lucky enough to see it at London’s Royal Festival Hall last year with live performances by the Philharmonia Orchestra and Philharmonia Voices, which only served to underscore what a flawless accomplishment it was. I cried my eyes out the second it started, and the fear of never experiencing anything close to it again has left me on a beauty-comedown ever since. Anyway, for your listening (dis)pleasure…

Semtek – “Bento” (Scott Fraser’s Decompression Dub)

July 4, 2012 § Leave a comment


Recently released on the ever-pleasing Awkward Movements label is Semtek’s latest output, Bento. The London-based producer and founder of label Don’t Be Afraid has delivered another round of his idiosyncratic tech house sound with this anticipated track.

Accompanying Semtek’s release is Scott Fraser’s Decompression Dub remix, which sees the producer end his hiatus with the kind of audio assault that’s so deliciously relentless as to make us truly thankful he did. Pushing a near-obscene level of gratuitous bass, this stand-alone variation sees the Wave/Black Nation artist return in stellar sonic form.

Shamelessly filthy and yours to download now at Juno.

http://www.awkwardmovements.com/

http://soundcloud.com/semtek

https://twitter.com/#!/awkmo

https://twitter.com/#!/semtek_dbafraid

Chairman Kato – Live At Camp 28/5/11

May 30, 2011 § Leave a comment

Footage from Chairman Kato’s live show at The Camp Basement, London, courtesy of Awkward Movements.

http://chairmankato.com/

http://awkwardmovements.blogspot.com/

ELECTR_ODE_

April 24, 2011 § Leave a comment

Carefully compiled by myself, ELECTR_ODE_ is my 9-track 8tracks which, as the title suggests, is an ode to electronic music, and you can listen to it here: http://8tracks.com/fiwilson/electr_ode_

Know, reader, that due to licensing balls the order will only be as intended once per person, after that it’ll be rendered unto the fate we know as randomised plays, though this will doubtless be an irritation to nobody but myself. Enjoy!

Artwork is Color Blind by Jens-Peter Giesel, whose works can be viewed here: http://sheng-shyue.deviantart.com/

Bat For Lashes – “Glass” (Kato’s ReTouch)

April 17, 2011 § Leave a comment

http://soundcloud.com/chairmankato

http://chairmankato.com/

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