Can’t teach and old dog new tricks? Tell that to British producer Kevin Martin–he’s learned about 20 new musical tricks in a two-decade career that’s taken him from noise and ambient bands straight into cutting-edge dance music. After stints as a member of late '80s industrial noise rock band Godflesh and collaborator in '90s ambient electronic projects Techno Animal and Experimental Audio Research, Martin ultimately found his voice with experimental dub since 1996 via his moniker, The Bug.
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Digitalism handed over a robotic version of their track "Pogo" to Kitsuné's Maison 5 sampler earlier this winter, and now Jens "Jence" Moelle and Ismail "Isi" Tuefekci are back for another collaboration with the Paris-based label. This time around, these two have the spotlight all to themselves (or at least, their mixing skills). Read more »
They may only have a couple releases under their belts, but as Fuck Buttons, Andrew Hung and Benjamin John Power have proven themselves masters of the live setting since the band's inception in 2004. In their native U.K., the duo's shows garner something of a cult following, and with initial praise for the band's debut album, Street Horrrsing, being mostly positive, the same is likely to happen Stateside.
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