DJ Pai & The Baker – Puñalada Trapera

Launched last month, NEA$ is a new platform founded by The Baker and Mauricio Atencia in Colombia. With the aim of documenting the flourishing local scenes and bringing it to an international audience, the first release is from the co-founder himself The Baker and DJ Pai who is from Envigado, Antioquia. With both artists contributing…

Tracks of the Month, October 2020

This is an overview of the music that the 909 crew were feeling this month. Not always focused on new releases, it serves as an insight to our musical journeys and the discoveries we make on the way.    Iceboy Violet – Domestic Cosy Thugga (Young Thug) It’s been a minute! Back on the tracks…

Premiere: Ayesha – The Club is a Sea

  Brooklyn-based DJ and producer, Ayesha is set to release her debut EP, ‘Natural Phenomena’ on local label Kindergarten Records (founded by Ma Sha) later this week. Tapping into her Indian heritage for the wide-scoping four-track release, evoking the country’s lush environments and sounds. As she puts it, “this is cultural memory channeled into universal…

Untitled 909 Podcast 058: Farsight

Transmitting from the Bay Area, Farsight has previously released on Scuffed Recordings, WILE OUT, [Re]sources, and more recently Maloca Records with his first vinyl release ‘Not Here, But Somewhere’ which is rooted in heavy Latin rhythms and weighty bass – a release that comes hotly tipped from us. His music is influenced by the UK’s…

Influences: DÆMON & Endgame

Mexico City/Montreal’s Infinite Machine has signed DÆMON and Endgame for a brilliant collaborative EP, DXE. Out tomorrow, it’s the tale of two visionaries coming together, creating a powerful force which explores influences and sonic palettes from their opposing environments. London-based producer Endgame made his name through with the Bala Club collective, now affiliated with Hyperdub…

The Lowdown: Huey Mnemonic

Introducing himself to a global audience with his debut EP ‘Control Mission’ in 2018, Huey Mnemonic has since released a self-titled EP in 2019 and launched his own label Subsonic Ebonics this summer with ‘Virtuosity’ EP. Creating the platform as a way of tapping into Detroit’s rich history and exploring sci-fi themes throughout the lens…

Untitled 909 Podcast 057: MJK

  Releasing on esteemed labels such as Kenyon Sound, Boxed London, Italdred, and Natural Selection, UK artist MJK steps up for the 57th mix, fully stocked with dubs. Making his mark in the new wave of Grime DJs, MJK has worked with key platforms such as Just Jam, Keep Hush, Rinse FM, and headed international…

Premiere: Adam Curtain – Pest Control

“It’s a London thing!” Thoma Bulwer’s Parasol Culture label brings together the 90s influenced, eclectic sound of East London for their first collaboration ‘Wick Voyagers Vol. 1’. Featured on the release are artists, friends and collaborators who have all worked with Thoma via his TB Mastering studio in Hackney Wick. The aptly titled compilation captures…

Premiere: Slacker – Active Dreams

Founded by Slacker and Sam PW, Pseudonym Records is a new label ‘focused on the ethereal, twisted and broken fringes of UK-indebted dance music’ and will make his first stamp with a multi-artist release next month, ‘Corporeal Vol. 1’. Giving us a little taste of what’s to come, Slacker contributes a chugging acid-tinged track ‘Active…