Real Talk: Dense & Pika
Alex Jones and Chris Spero reflect on the challenges of an extended life in music.

Dense & Pika is the DJ/production project of Alex Jones—Hypercolour label boss—and Chris Spero, most widely known for his work as Glimpse. Their collaborative journey started in 2011 with a number…

Hotflush Recordings Releases Dense & Pika Retrospective
The compilation features 12 main cuts from the duo's career.

London-duo, Alex Jones and Christopher Spero (aka Dense & Pika) have released a new compilation today via Hotflush Recordings titled: Update. The duo, who originally teamed up in 2011, have releas…

George Fitzgerald and Grain Remix Dense & Pika
The Hotflush remix series continues with interpretations of tracks by techno duo Dense & Pika, which will be available December 4.

UK techno duo Dense & Pika, who have put out a number of records through Scuba’s Hotflush Recordings, are set to get the remix treatment by George FitzGerald and Grain (better known as Artwork). F…

Podcast 399: Dense & Pika
Alex Jones and Christopher Spero rock their teched-up rhythms in our latest podcast.

Are two heads better than one? We’re not sure—in real life, a double noggin would garner you a lot of dumbfounded looks. But in the electronic-music game, it sure doesn’t seem to hurt: Fro…

Dense & Pika Colt

The output of London duo Dense & Pika (a.k.a. Chris Spero and Alex Jones of Hypercolour) has thus far been brutally simplistic in its approach and execution—essentially, it’s dark warehouse …

Video: Dense & Pika "Move Your Body Back"

London techno duo Dense & Pika has put much emphasis on its reliance on analog and outboard gear to achieve a heavy, punishing sound, and the new video for the DJ/producers’ recently releas…

Dense & Pika/ Cartel Twins at Output

With multiple releases on Drumcode and Hotflush Recordings, UK house & techno producers Dense & Pika bring their cutting edge sound to OutputThursday 5/18. Powered by Benny Soto & Nervous.…

Raresh, Barac, Slam, Dense & Pika at fabric

ROOM ONE: Craig Richards Raresh Barac (live) Max Vaahs ROOM TWO: Terry Francis Slam Dense & Pika Joining Craig Richards in Room one for this event will be Raresh, a man best known as part of Roman…

Podcast 341: DIVA

Back in January of 2013, XLR8R was rather worked up about Paris Stabbing EP, the three-track debut EP from DIVA, a producer whose true identity was shrouded in mystery. Having been assured that more m…

Check Out a New Mix from Scuba

Earlier this year, Scuba (a.k.a. Paul Rose) announced that he would soon be launching Phenix, a three-part series of EPs. The first installment was released last week, and although the EP was teased a…

Maya Jane Coles to Helm Next Fabric Mix Album

Award-winning UK DJ/producer, I/AM/ME label head, and one time XLR8R podcast contributor Maya Jane Coles has been tapped to helm the next edition in Fabric’s enduring series of mix albums. Follo…

Check Out Who Made Bleep's Top 100 Tracks of 2013

Just before we all turn the calendar to 2014, electronic-minded online music shop Bleep will release its annunal Top 100 Tracks compilation, pulling together what the Bleep staff has deemed the best 1…

Download Scuba's Latest 'After Hours' Mix

The latest installment of Hotflush label boss Scuba’s ongoing After Hours mix series has hit the internet today as a free download. Following roughly a month and a half after Part 3, After Hours…

Download a New Mix from Scuba

Appearing today seemingly out of nowhere, Scuba’s third installment of his monthly After Hours mix series is now available to stream and download for free. The Hotflush label boss—who we recentl…

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