Influences: KALLIDA Festival

Somerset’s KALLIDA Festival has proven itself to be one of the hottest tickets in the British festival calendar this summer. This year see’s the 400-capacity festival stretch its legs further in its 3rd edition with an insane roster of underground stars, including Joy Orbison, Yak, Teki Latex, DJ Bus Replacement Service, DEBONAIR, Itao, Fauzia, 2…

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Influences: Secretsundaze

As someone who’s recently moved to Berlin from London, writing about Secretsundaze makes me feel incredibly homesick. As a Londoner, part of the dance music community, Secretsundaze is your go-to label and party. It’s a promoter you’re introduced to very early on by your friends, waiting for each bank holiday to come around the corner…

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Influences: Territroy

For our most unique Influences feature to date, Greek duo Territroy talks us through the art forms that helped create their debut album ‘Skulls & Plants’. Landing on DKMNTL UFO imprint, the label named after the techno-focused stage at the mother festival, ‘Skulls & Plants’ combine the two opposing producers traits for a truly unique…

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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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Influences: Saine & Smith

Following their debut release ‘Laughing Kids’ on 2MR in 2017, Stockholm duo Saine & Smith return to the label with ‘Dirty Games’, out today. Consisting of Jaja Saine and Leo Smith, both are diaspora kids with Jaja’s background in West Africa and Leo’s in Barbados. Within their productions, they seek to reflect their heritage whilst…

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Playlist: Wigflex City Festival 2019

Another bank holiday is just around the corner here in the UK and with that comes the hotly tipped festival debut from Nottingham promoters Wigflex – which also happens to be one of our favourite parties. With a whole host of unique landmarks and locations around the city, Wigflex City Festival is a multi-venue venture…

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Influences: Maenad Veyl

There’s something truly haunting about Maenad Veyl’s work – a project launched early last year by Milan-based artist Thomas Feriero which saw him step away from his signature sleek productions. With Maenad Veyl, the music is boisterous filled with a raw punk-like attitude influenced by his early metal days as well as scatters of hardcore,…

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