Inspired by the dusty, crunchy sound of old rave tapes, Western Lore is twisting up modern jungle with a wavy, freeform sound and equally psychedelic visuals
Inspired by the dusty, crunchy sound of old rave tapes, Western Lore is twisting up modern jungle with a wavy, freeform sound and equally psychedelic visuals. Committed to physical formats and with intricate hand-drawn artwork, it’s one of the UK’s most exciting labels both sonically and visually. Ben Hindle catches up with label boss Dead Man’s Chest, who delivers a whirlwind mix of cuts from label’s catalogue
Hooversound Recordings starts 2021 with a feast of breaks from Tim Reaper, remixing cuts from Special Request’s ‘Zero Fucks’ LP. Hear his chiming jungle rework of ‘Elysian Fields’ now
Barcelona-based imprint Slice launch their sister label, Watermelon, with an EP of slick club cuts. Listen to Pierre Cordarin's percussive roller, 'Blue & Green', now
A sprawling mix of futuristic electro, acid, bleep and bass from CPU's peerless catalogue
Our monthly label showcase, The Sound Of, puts the focus on the imprints we love; outlets that are championing new artists, dropping key releases and driving their respective scenes. This month, Ben Murphy catches up with Sheffield's Central Processing Unit, whose founder, Chris Smith, delivers a sprawling mix of futuristic electro, acid, bleep and bass from its peerless catalogue
Solid Blake explores the spectrum of dark electro in this month's Recognise mix
Recognise is DJ Mag's monthly mix series, introducing artists we love that are bursting onto the global electronic music circuit. This month, Glasgow-born, Copenhagen-based Solid Blake delivers a storming 60-minute mix, exploring the spectrum of dark electro
David Kochs and Dominik Marz will drop a collaborative EP via Huntleys + Palmers' sub-label, Belters, next month. Listen to the intensity build with a heady, rhythmic beat and atmospheric arpeggios on Koch's second contribution for the release, 'End Scene'
NAFF presents Naïve, Terminal V and Bristol's Simple Things top this month's heady list...
FUSE boss Enzo Siragusa teams up with day-one affiliate Seb Zito for two tracks on the second instalment of 'Enzo Siragusa presents: A Decade Of Rave'. Hear the bubbling minimal groove weave in and out of atmospheric pads on 'What's Happening'
Tasha's Neighbourhood label presents its fifth release in the form of 'The Hive : Volume 1'. Listen to dBridge's swirling, sci-fi take on UK techno, 'Austin ARB-6', now
Swedish producer Evigt Mörker returns to Northern Electronics with his debut album, 'Krona'. Hear the hypnotic atmospherics and rhythmic chug of A-side closer 'Sträng tand' now.