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Hear a New Production from Todd Edwards

Pulled from Oneman's upcoming Solitaire Vol. 3 mixtape, a new production from house stalwart Todd Edwards is now available to stream in full. Read more » 

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  • 09/18/2014

Listen to Another Track from Flying Lotus' 'You're Dead!' LP

With its October 6 release date fast approaching, a new track from Flying Lotus' You're Dead! LP has surfaced. Read more » 

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  • 09/18/2014

Download: Antenna Happy "Spark (Slumber Session Edit)"

First Listen

Next week, Brighton-based producer Antenna Happy's Pinto EP will inaugurate Reinhardt, a new imprint based in Los Angeles. Ahead of its release, Antenna Happy has sent over this "Slumber Session Edit" of the record's closing cut, "Spark." Originally made to fit within the producer's Slumber Session mix for i-D, the edit strips the original track's drum programming away, revealing a dense array of thick synth tones, many of which—in the absence of outright percussion—fully reveal their rhythmic qualities, helping to push the composition forward throughout its six-plus-minute run. While Antenna Happy's "Spark (Slumber Session Edit)" can be downloaded below, the man's full Pinto EP is set to see a release on September 22. 

Average: 7.6 (36 votes)
 
 

Stream the First Single from Huxley's Debut LP

As we've been reporting since news first arrived over the summer, Huxley's debut full-length will be delivered by !K7/Aus in October, with the album's first single, "I Want You," scheduled to arrive a couple weeks in advance. Now, the UK producer's original version of track has been made available to stream. Read more » 

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  • 09/18/2014

Hi-Five: Tin Man Selects His Top Acid Tracks

Tin Man (a.k.a. Johannes Auvinen) has been releasing music for over a decade, but he seems to have found a real home at Acid Test, an offshoot of LA-based label Absurd. His 2012 full-length Neo Neo Acid brought broad attention to his use of the genre's signature machine—the Roland TB-303—from which he coaxes a distinctive musicality while crafting a unique brand of synth pop-inspired techno. Auvinen's latest album Ode (currently streaming in full via XLR8R) trades in a more distilled strain of post-rave melancholia, and ahead of its arrival on September 22, the Vienna-based artist walked us through five tracks that, much like his own productions, offer a unique take on acid—from Richie Hawtin's minimalist approach under his Plastikman alter ego to the acid-pop crossover of Ten City. Read more » 

Download: kidkanevil "Thousand Year Forest (One for Yosi)"

First Listen

Last year, Japanese producer Yosi Horikawa dropped Vapor; serving as his debut full-length, the 16-track album stitched together remarkably detailed sound design and adventurous beatwork. Now, the First Word label is preparing to drop Vapor Remixed 1, the (presumably) first in a series of remix EPs which gathers reworks from Daisuke Tanabe, Fulgeance, and kidkanevil. Also included in the package is "Thousand Year Forest (One for Yosi)," a kidkanevil original made with Horikawa's style in mind. "Daisuke Tanabe and I took a field recording trip to Mount Fuji," kidkanevil explains, "and came across a really beautiful and strange forest nearby... this beat was made from those recordings." Furthermore, the producer explains that he felt "quite inspired by [Horikawa's] use of field recording, the directness and detail and the way it's utilized in his production," and so made this track as a tribute to his craft. The resulting production, "Thousand Year Forest," can be downloaded below while Vapor Remixed 1 is set to land on September 22. 

Average: 8.4 (70 votes)
 
 

Stream "Fifty Fathoms" from Marquis Hawkes' Upcoming EP

First Listen

Last month, Houndstooth announced that Marquis Hawkes would be making his debut on the label with Fifty Fathoms Deep, sharing a stream of EP cut "Can't Find a Reason" in the process. Now, a second track from the upcoming record has been shared, which offers a more sultry take on sound than shown in the anonymous producer's previous releases. Read more » 

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  • 09/18/2014

Download a New Mix from Ben UFO

Ever-active selector and Hessle Audio (a label which today announced an upcoming EP from Bruce) co-head Ben UFO has shared a new mix. Read more » 

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  • 09/17/2014

Hivern Discs to Release EP from Man Power

Barcelona's Hivern Discs—run, in part, by John Talabot—will release a new EP from Man Power. Read more » 

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  • 09/17/2014

The Trilogy Tapes Preps 12", Mixtape from Low Jack

Will Bankhead's The Trilogy Tapes label is set to issue a mixtape and a new 12" from French producer Low Jack in the coming months. Read more » 

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  • 09/17/2014

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