The Lowdown: Minimal Violence

Hailing from Vancouver, Minimal Violence have been quietly releasing records as a duo since 2016. Landing on labels such as 1080p, Technicolour and Lobster Theremin, it wasn’t until the release of their debut album ‘InDreams’ earlier this year that I discovered them. Instantly entranced by their unique blend of hardcore, punk and techno, ‘InDreams’ is…

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Credit 00: “One of the best things about music for me is that you can escape from wherever you are situated physically and go on a mind trip through the entire universe and back.”

Being a creative is easy for some people. It’s not something they longed for but rather something that chose them – it’s their calling in life. This goes for Credit 00 who is not only an incredible musician but also a skilful graffiti artist.  Whilst studying fine arts, Credit 00 became immersed in the world…

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The Lowdown: Sandrien

Master of the warm-up, with a talent for both short, intense sets and long building ones – its no surprise this DeSchool resident has become a favoured face among Amsterdam’s party faithful, and the twenty years she’s spent behind the decks is evident in her chronicled selections. The De School resident can usually be expected to play…

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PTU: “You perceive the world to create music with a specific attitude, but during creating, you also learn something about yourself”

Nina Kraviz’s Трип label has become known for its adventurous experimental releases – unlike anything else you hear. Nina has a skill for scouting innovative talent in unlikely corners of the world, helping bring attention to scenes in Russia and Iceland. One of those artists is PTU who first featured on Nina’s label in 2016…

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The Lowdown: Ruf Dug

Included in the illustrious list of RMBA graduates, Manchester-based artist Ruf Dug launched the moniker after returning from a stint in Australia during the 00s. Since then, he launched Ruf Kutz – a previously vinyl only imprint which lead to putting the back catalogue on Bandcamp for free due to Discogs making the music inaccessible…

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The Lowdown: Adam Curtain

Based in London, Adam Curtain has been quietly pushing out sick electro releases on his Trouble Maker imprint for two years now. It’s a hidden gem in the hustle and bustle of the city. However, it’s about time Adam and Trouble Maker were recognised for the outstanding work they’re doing for the UK scene. Nurturing…

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The Lowdown: Christopher Joseph

Christopher Joseph’s early musical experiences revolve around the rich history of New Orleans, where he grew up but his first stepping stones into exploring music as a hobby or career were formed around metal bands. Playing the drums in these bands gave him the rhythmic experience he needed to transition into electronic music where he…

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