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Hermitude On How They Brought A Visceral Nostalgia To Their Mirror Mountain Album

7 May 2022

Hermitude is an Australian duo originating from the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, and that is exactly the environ where the boys returned to release their latest album Mirror Mountain. The first single from the album dropped earlier this year when they announced the tracklist, and we’ve been excited to listen to Mirror Mountain […]

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Album Review: Harvey Sutherland is the conduit of funk in ‘Boy’

5 May 2022

JOUISSANCE The essence of Neurotic Funk. I started learning a little bit about Lacan via my analyst and his central tenet of jouissance – an obsessional drive verging on the masochistic. It made a lot of sense in the context of my musical process – repeating a musical phrase ad nauseam until it’s just ‘right’ […]

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Learn The Creative Process Behind Satori’s ‘Dreamin Colours’ Album [Interview]

22 April 2022

Satori’s new single ‘The Gin Song’ isn’t exactly what you would expect from the Crosstown Rebel’s artist, but rest assured that it’s exactly what you need. And it’s just one track amongst many gems that make up his latest Dreamin’ Colours album that dropped today. The nine-track album contains a wide range of musical styles and influences […]

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Album Review: Axel Boman – Luz / Quest For Fire [Studio Barnhus]

11 April 2022

Axel Boman Pia Riverola With nearly ten years gone since Axel Boman blessed us with his debut album, Family Vacation, he’s making up for lost time here with an incredible double album due out this Friday on his own Studio Barnhus imprint. Sure, in between that time, we’ve been treated to some magnificent singles but […]

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Album Review: Sara Dziri – Close To Home [Optimo Music]

25 March 2022

Sara Dziri Photo By Sara Dziri Belgium / Tunisian producer and DJ Sara Dziri has released her debut album Close To Home. She is a resident DJ at the Fuse Brussels techno club, and hosts radio shows on Kiosk Radio and Tsugi Radio. Dziri also co-founded Not Your Techno in 2019, a platform and party […]

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Album Review: Interstellar Funk – Into The Echo [Dekmantel]

25 March 2022

Interstellar Funk Provided To Magnetic By Chanel Kadir Of Dawn Creative Agency Dutch producer and DJ, Olf van Elden aka Interstellar Funk has released his new album Into The Echo on Dekmantel. Over the past decade, he has put out other music on Dekmantel, Berceuse Heroique, L.I.E.S., Rush Hour and his very own imprint Artificial […]

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Album Review: Max Cooper – Words Unspoken [Mesh]

25 March 2022

Max Cooper Enda Bowe Max Cooper has long been one of my favorite producers as someone who puts out quite a bit of music, without ever sacrificing on quality. His new album Words Unspoken personifies that that commitment to excellence. The project also marries with the visual aspects of what he does. There are 13 […]

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Album Review: Croatian Amor – Remember Rainbow Bridge [Posh Isolation]

25 March 2022

Croatian Amor Kristian Emdal Loke Rahbek, co-founder, alongside Christian Stadsgaard of the Copenhagen-based imprint Posh Isolation, has released a new album under his solo alias Croatian Amor. Now his fifth album as Croatian Amor, Remember Rainbow Bridge explores how synths can create different moods from the uplifting, to the melancholic thoughts we manage. ADVERTISEMENT Thanks […]

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Album Review: Kavinsky – Reborn

25 March 2022

Kavinsky André Chemetoff It has been nearly a decade, but Kavinsky has released a new album Reborn. The French synth & electro producer got his big international break with “Nightcall,” which became a pivotal part of the synthwave movement once included in the film Drive. This came after two EPs in the late 2000s that […]

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Album Review: Denzel Curry – Melt My Eyez See Your Future

25 March 2022

Denzel Curry Melt My Eyez See Your Future Cover Art Denzel Curry Denzel Curry is a changed man. With his new album Melt My Eyez See Your Future, the South Florida rapper changes his sonic appetite to something softer. The deep growl he often raps with is still there, but it is a journey of […]

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Album Review: Phife Dawg – Forever

22 March 2022

Phife Dawg Courtesy Photo If you are wondering why such a big album would be released today instead of on Friday, like most major releases, there is a reason. Today marks the six-year anniversary of the death of Malik Izaak Taylor, known professionally as Phife Dawg, and member of A Tribe Called Quest. Phife died […]

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Album Review: Hinako Omori – A Journey… [Houndstooth]

18 March 2022

Hinako Omori – A Journey… [Houndstooth] Photography by Katie May and Hinako OmorI Yokohama-born, London-based composer and sound engineer Hinako Omori has released her debut album A Journey… The beautiful, ambient album was created from an immersive project made at Peter Gabriel’s Real World studios for the 2020 lockdown version of the Womad Festival. Beyond […]

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