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Download: Forrests "Tarifa"

First Listen

The two producers behind Dublin outfit Forrests, Owen O'Mahony and Paul O'Reilly (also of Channel One), have offered up the ethereal "Tarifa," which builds from an ambient crackle to a multilayered house roller over the course of four and a half minutes. Throughout its new tune, Forrests stacks so many dimensions—all kinds of flashing, twinkling, and cooing synths soar over the thumping beat and occasional vocal blips. The mix eventually swells so large that it seems to have nothing left to do except disintegrate back into quiet serenity, which it does gracefully. And if "Tarifa" strikes your fancy, you can check out a previous cut from the production pair, "Billions," after the jump.  Read more » 

Average: 8.1 (92 votes)
 
 

Review: Iron Galaxy "Attention Seeker"

The latest from Amsterdam's fledging Audio Culture imprint taps Montreal producer Adam Hodgins (a.k.a. Iron Galaxy) for his debut single. Making use of a formula not too far off from fellow Montrealite Jacques Greene, Hodgins' seven-minute "Attention Seeker" is a truly impressive debut that not only serves as the label's strongest release to date, but also further reveals the depth of Montreal's still-burgeoning electronic-music scene. Read more » 

  • Filed under: review
  • 08/23/2012

Hear a New Track From Ex-The Weeknd Producer Zodiac

It was last week when we discovered that Jeremy Rose, the 23-year-old producer who once worked with breakout Canadian R&B outfit The Weeknd, would release an EP via Jacques Greene's new Vase label. Now, we get our first taste of the music that record will hold. Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 08/22/2012

Video: DFRNT "Everyone is Moving"



DFRNT has just dropped a new video for one of the tracks featured on his upcoming album, Fading, which is prepped for realease on September 3. Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 08/22/2012

Download: Ssaliva "Echo"

Certainly the most interesting artist associated with Belgium's Vlek label, Bubblin' Up producer Ssaliva (a.k.a. François Boulanger, Cupp Cave) is preparing to release his follow-up to the RZA EP from back in January, the eight-track Sync Thrills. "Echo" doesn't feature on that record, but fully represents the kind of mantric loops and out-of-body atmospherics that Boulanger evokes throughout his mystical work. After indulging in Ssaliva's bonus tune, check out EP cut "Yet Another Vase" after the jump, and look for Sync Thrills—and its handcrafted, letterpressed packaging (pictured above)—to drop on September 3.  Read more » 

Average: 7.2 (44 votes)
 
 

Soul Clap to Launch Record Label

Premiere Bostonian house duo Soul Clap has unveiled its plans to inaugurate a record label, aptly called Soul Clap Records, with a release from Brooklyn producer Night Plane (a.k.a. William Rauscher). Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 08/22/2012

Oneohtrix Point Never to Drop Split LP with Rene Hell

Brooklyn experimentalist Oneohtrix Point Never (a.k.a. Daniel Lopatin, pictured above) is set to release a split LP with similarly minded Los Angeles producer Rene Hell. Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 08/22/2012

Video: Grimes "Genesis"



After sharing her video for "Oblivion" earlier this year, Grimes follows it up with another clip, this time for Visions single "Genesis." Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 08/22/2012

Download: Breton "The Commission (Lapalux's Aquatic Centre Remix)"

First Listen

Brainfeeder artist and Essex resident Lapalux (pictured above) just handed over his remix treatment of "The Commission," a tune by the UK's Breton. Lapalux's "Aquatic Centre" rework will be featured on Breton's upcoming remix collection, and lives up to its name with a wavy production that sounds like the soundtrack to a journey under the sea. Synth notes bubble up, deep pads surge like currents, and robotic vocal samples rock to the ebb and flow of Lapalux's slow-paced beat. "The Commission (Lapalux's Aquatic Centre Remix)" arrives just before Breton starts a North American tour next month, the dates of which you can check out after the jump.  Read more » 

Average: 8 (99 votes)
 
 

Kode9 Announces New Single

Remaining as vague as possible, Hyperdub boss Kode9 took to Twitter today to "announce" his latest single with a YouTube link and the words "HYP011 Kode9 - Xingfu Lu." Read more » 

  • Filed under: news
  • 08/22/2012

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