Toronto-based musician David Psutka aka ACT! (fka Egyptrixx / Anamai / Ceramic TL) returns with a stunning debut album, ‘Strange Bounty / About Life’ on his own Halocline Trance imprint – out on the 3rd June. Speaking about the record Psutka (ACT!) says, “‘Strange Bounty / About Life’ is in some ways my most refined record.
GLOR1A is a multidisciplinary artist within music, technology and visual art, and the co-founder of Nine Nights TV. She challenges the underrepresentation of Black females in sci-fi and myth, performing at venues and festivals such as Glastonbury, Mutek Montreal and Somerset House. GLOR1A also premiered a piece as part of British Council Amplify Artist Residency,
Mistareez takes you on a mediative journey with ‘Air XS’ which plays on emotion through reflective spacial moments and echoing vocals to bring you back to the present. The track is taken from Grid Records’ forthcoming compilation in celebration of their first birthday. Also featured on the release is Sputnik One, Tristan Arp, Kincaid, Nico,
Introducing Toumba – an Amman-based DJ/Producer/Designer who is pushing the boundaries of, and deconstructing Middle Eastern music, specifically, Levantine and Jordanian music. Toumba incorporates traditional sounds with razor-sharp sound design and clever arrangement to produce unique tracks. Garnering attention with his 115 EP on All Centre and his own self released edits and EPs, he
A need for speed on The Baker’s debut contribution to Colombian label NEA$. Having previosuly released on Always Human Tapes and Insurgentes, on ‘Choque Profundo’ The Baker showcases juxtaposing soundscapes from serene dubs to in-your-face boisterous rolling polyrhythms as found on ‘Litigio’. ‘Choque Profundo’ by The Baker will be released on the 31st May via
Low End Activist returns to Sneaker Social Club next month with his next album ‘Hostile Utopia’. Through his productions, LEA excels at storytelling, casting a self-reflexive lens over his roots via the medium of crushing, future-rushing soundsystem sonics. On ‘Hostile Utopia’, LEA sums up the conflicting emotions attached to memories of home (Oxford, UK) –
An artist very much on the rise, Mexican producer Ultima Esuna is quickly becoming known for her dreamy, atmospheric productions, often seeped in emotion which span across dembow, reggaeton and techno. Currently based in Vancouver, Ultima Esuna has three records on her Bandcamp page, with the first being released in December 2020. Her style is
London-based producer, DJ and writer Dome Zero gives us a signal on this rowdy dub anthem, ‘Chewing The Scenery’, who makes his debut on South London’s All Centre label – also his first solo release. The track finishes with an unexpected turn, showcasing Dome Zero’s playfulness and disorienting take on bass-driven productions. Dome Zero has
South London’s DJ Double Oh! made his production debut earlier this year, landing on All Centre with the sunny ‘Cuerpo y Sol’ – a sweltering release with rapid-fire rhythms at the forefront. The EP follows on from an appearance on the label’s 3rd anniversary compilation last year where Double Oh! remixed Yushh’s ‘I’m With Empty’.
Chicago-via-Texas-based DJ and producer Jdotbalance gets breaksy on podcast 115. Founder of the GUD4U online platform and party series which describes itself as a “a pharmacy-inspired, genre-bending, community-centered platform promoting all music gud 4 ur mental wealth,” Jdotbalance’s work is very much driven by emotion and feeling, whether that’s taking you to a dark, introspective