Influences: Kujo

Lebanese artist Kujo is the creative mind behind one of the only experimental noise/techno labels coming out of the country, Modular Mind. The imprint is described as ‘an exponent of sonic exploration; a byproduct of a lost doctrine. The freedoms of others should be respected, including the freedom to offend’. There’s an air of mystery…

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Influences: A Sagittariun

In his bio, A Sagittariun’s music is described as ‘astrological techno’ with themes of spirituality and sci-fi a constant fixture via release titles such as ‘Across The Celestial Sphere’, ‘Dream Ritual’, ‘Elasticity’ and ‘The Jupiter Chronicles’. His latest album, ‘Return To Telepathic Heights’, is no different. Cited in the press release as an album which…

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The Lowdown: Rhyw

Having started the Cassegrain project with Hüseyin Evirgen around six years ago, it wasn’t until 2016 that Alex Tsiridis decided to launch his solo project, Rhyw. Stepping away from the experimental minimal techno sounds of Cassegrain, Rhyw’s style moves towards glitching breakbeat, heavy bass and IDM influenced beats. The Rhyw project launched on Tar Hallow…

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Untitled 909 Podcast 021: Faro

Our 21st edition is from another Patterns resident, Faro, who got into electronic music in her early teens. Growing up on her Dad’s old R&B and soul records, Faro’s influences now are across the board from Chicago and Detroit inspired house to nu-disco and garage. Kickstarting her DJ career in 2015, Faro joins Patterns in…

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The Lowdown: Jaye Ward

Jaye Ward is a woman who defies description – but if you are forced to do so – be careful not to call her an up and comer. An institution in her own right, Jaye has been a regular figure on London’s queer dance floors since the late ’80s as a punter, activist and DJ. Her…

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Spotlight: Pasiphae’s guide to The Hague

Although her story begins in Greece, Pasiphae has become an in-demand artist in The Hague’s tight-knit community. It’s no surprise either that over the last two years Pasiphae has risen to quick success as her energetic, open-minded sets captivate listeners across the world. Pressing play on a Pasiphae mix, it’s hard to know what to…

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The Lowdown: Yak

Over the last few years, UK producer Yak has become known for his dynamic, polyrhythmic soundscapes. Making his debut on Orson’s Version imprint, an established label which has become famed for its shattering records, it wasn’t along before Yak was picked up for dates across the UK – supporting artists such as Objekt, Pangaea, Daniel…

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