Essentials: Nina Kraviz

I remember the first time I saw Nina Kraviz play like it was yesterday. It was the first and only time Oval Space held a 24-hour party with the likes of Jeff Mills, Radio Slave, James Ruskin, Evan Baggs and KiNK all billed and Nina Kraviz happened to be the unannounced special guest. Returning back…

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Influences: Chevron

Originally hailing from Blackpool, Chevron jumped ship to Iceland where his studio once resided in the heart of Reykjavik. It was when he moved there in 2015 that he started to immerse himself into the local music scene and in turn became a huge influence on his productions. Releasing his first album ‘Everything’s Exactly The…

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Influences: MDD

Starting their new project with an intense recording session in 2015, Canadian duo MDD have become of the most exciting acts in the industrial techno scene. Behind the alias is Measure Divide and Dolgener, who have respectively paved their way on labels such as Reloading Records, Nachtstorm Schallplatten, Brood Audio, Local Sound Network and Rez.…

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Influences: Livio & Roby

Playing an integral part in the Romanian minimal scene, duo Livio & Roby have been pushing out music for over a decade. Filled with groove, their productions are a masterclass on the wonderful clicky sound that the Eastern European country has become renowned for with artists such as Raresh, Rhadoo, Praslea, Priku and festivals like…

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Essentials: Livity Sound

Hailing from Bristol, a city that is home to bass music, Livity Sound was launched in 2011 by Peverelist and has built a reputation as one of the most regarded labels pushing out UK sounds. Avoiding pigeon-holing themselves to one genre, the Livity Sound back catalogue spans across a variety of different music focusing on…

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Influences: Silent-One

Cutting his teeth with the From Another Mind crew, Stuttgart’s Silent-One has become known for his outstanding emotion-led and personal performances. Understanding music as art in its purest form, Silent-One creates an intimate setting even in the most immense buildings. This attitude flows into his productions and label, Intimate Silence. Launched in 2016, Silent-One’s imprint…

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Influences: PSYCHOPLASMICS + ‘Berlin Nights’ video premiere

Lord Pusswhip and Alfred Drexler are the producers behind the Icelandic project PSYCHOPLASMICS who, recently released their debut self-titled album. Known as pioneers in their local scene, the pair brings together hip-hop, IDM, trap and breakbeat to create scattered, chaotic sounds – think Flying Lotus and the Brainfeeder crew. The rawness in their productions presents…

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