Noncompliant: “Finding people who relate to your experiences both as a DJ and just as a person, dealing with the things you deal with, is really important.”

Once known as DJ Shiva, Noncompliant is a veteran in the Midwest electronic music scene with over twenty years of experience behind her. In the age of the internet and regular dates at Chicago’s Smartbar, Noncompliant’s worldwide breakthrough moment only happened a few years ago after landing key dates at De School, Concrete and Berghain…

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Tracks of the Month, May 2019

This is an overview of the music that the 909 crew are feeling this month. Not focused on new releases, it serves as an insight into our musical journeys and the discoveries we make on the way.   Ruby My Dear – Babil (Alternative Take) This is so hot off the press that if you…

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Untitled 909 Podcast 020: Momo

Following on from our Meet The Residents feature with some of Patterns’ finest, Momo provides the 20th edition of our podcast series. Immersing herself in the world of dance music when she moved to Brighton for university, Emily learned the skills of being a DJ with the help of Rhythm Sister’s workshops. A Momo set…

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CCL: “There’s a certain power in us playing them in the context that we do, and this reclaiming of this music is extremely powerful and transformative.”

CCL first came to my attention when they released their brilliant ‘Ode to the Queer Steppas’ mix for Honey Soundsystem. The mix changed my perspective on the very male-dominated scene and of course, I wasn’t the only one to pick up on this. The mix was included in a selection of best monthly mix round-ups…

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The Lowdown: Slacker

It seems we have a little trend going on here at Untitled 909, becoming a hot spot for Brighton-based artists with previous features on Patterns and Alex Downey. Lobster Theremin affiliate Slacker now joins the crew. Real name Sam Black, the versatile producer and DJ moved to Brighton for university and became consumed by the…

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Agrippa to release new EP ‘Dead Wait’ on Par Avion

The release is scheduled for the 31st May.  ‘Dead Wait’ is the second full EP from Agrippa who’s previously released on Version as well as contributing to Brotherhood Soundsystem Records compilation. The four-tracker sees Agrippa showcases the dynamic of his productions with wonky soundscapes, battering perc and his signature washed-out gloom.  Par Avion was launched…

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