I first got a nod to Tallinn label Porridge Bullet through Estonian avant-pop maverick Mart Avi’s 2020 album Vega Never Sets, and it’s a go-to hub for leftfield electronics, art-rock, deep house, sonic collages and […]
You need a bit of nerve, confidence and ‘sure fuck it’ attitude to release music at the end of December, when everyone’s already binged on their end-of-year Listmas albums, cramming Celebrations into their mouths and […]
Scottish composer Kay Logan takes on her Time Binding Ensemble form for a deep listening meditative work of serene drone ambience. It’s a 90-minute piece, in 24 pieces, all 3:40, each one a ‘Nycthemera’ in […]
This lo-fi weirdo electronic carnival caper by north London “Socialist art-synth-punks” I Know I’m An Alien is the kind of bizarro song we’d expect after going through so many weeks and months with screen-bleached eyeballs. […]
Rugged space disco on Berlin label Nein Records
Christian Donaghey knows his way round a nihilistic album title. In the last few years as Autumns, he’s released Pissing Away My Youth, You’re Not an Artist, You’re a Dickhead, and Take Your Leather Gloves […]
When you put two drummers together from the extreme metal and drone composition ends of the spectrum, the dub music they come up with won’t be the chilled-out cosmic kind. Manslaughter 777 is a new […]
Angolan hip-hop duo IKOQWE “urge you to to learn how to love… skin is to be felt”.
If you really fuckin hate the Tories, a self-satisfied Owen Jones column just won’t cut it. Have this eight-track petrol bomb of seditionist splatter grindcore instead.
A dirgy industrial racket that feels more like a sweaty headbutt than a dancefloor bop — but that’s all good
Sonic nihilism — all for a good cause.
More warped electronics on Dutch label New York Haunted
One of the low-key highlights of Tallinn Music Week 2019 was ducking into the Balti Jaam food market for some noodles and being drawn to the left-field analogue synth-pop wafting down from the third floor. […]
Ah fuck, surely it’s too early in the year for a two-and-a-half hour, one-track Jute Gyte album?
A regular dig through bandcamp.com for independent Irish music.