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Bubblin' Up: Call Super

Towards the end of our interview, Berlin-based producer Joe Seaton (a.k.a. Call Super) begins to look a little concerned about the naturally introductory nature of our Bubblin’ Up series. “…

Bubblin' Up: Seams

To describe Jami Welch (a.k.a. Seams) as an English producer now residing in Berlin hardly makes him sound that remarkable. Welch’s relationship with the city is, however, slightly different tha…

E.m.m.a. Blue Gardens

The world of grime production has a long tradition of reinterpreting classical-music tropes via the alien sounds of software synths and rudimentary garage beats. It’s a tendency that, to some ex…

Thefft "There for Me" b/w "Contextual"

Following a two-year hiatus reportedly rooted in distribution problems and legal issues, Ramp’s dancefloor-minded sub-label PTN returns with this pair of tracks from jazz-inclined UK producer Ja…

Machinedrum "Eyesdontlie"

In retrospect, with its creative blend of footwork rhythms, atmospheric synths, and broken jungle beats, Room(s), the 2011 album from Travis Stewart (a.k.a Machinedrum), was something of a breakthroug…

Midland "Archive 01" b/w "Realtime"

“Trace,” the title track of the most recent EP from Harry Agius (a.k.a Midland) seemed to find the UK producer breaking away from the low-key house that had become his calling card in favo…

DJ Rashad I Don't Give a Fuck

The three years since the release of Planet Mu’s influential Bangs & Works Vol.1 compliation have seen a notable increase in the cross-pollination of ideas between Chicago juke and the UK…

H-SIK "Sonic Rage" b/w "No Promises"

Based in Amsterdam and born in the Ivory Coast, Herve Sika (a.k.a. H-SIK) is the latest addition to the increasingly adventurous roster of Bristol-based label Black Acre. True to the imprint’s r…

Various Artists 100DSR/VAR1

To mark its 100th release, reliable Amsterdam techno imprint Delsin is releasing a five-part series of multi-artist EPs, curated with the aim of showcasing the core strengths of the label and its ever…

Fuewa Birth Palace EP

Barely a year has passed since the label arm of British website Sonic Router put out its first release, but in that time, the imprint has done an impressive job of creating its own sonic identity. Acr…

Fort Romeau "Jetée" b/w "Desire"

With his 2012 debut LP Kingdoms, London producer Mike Greene (a.k.a Fort Romeau) distinguished himself as one of the standout artists amongst the seemingly endless wave of vintage-house revivalists em…

Asusu "Velez" b/w "Rendering"

Of the trio of Bristol-based producers behind vinyl label-cum-live act Livity Sound, Asusu has been the least active individually over the past couple of years. His partners, Kowton and Peverelist, ha…

Alice Ant Alice Ant EP Part 1

In a way, the music contained within UK producer Alice Ant’s debut EP is actually more straightforward than one might expect, given the artist’s enigmatic presence. Ramp has been teasing h…

Sabre "Bali" b/w "Ging"

For its second release, Chicago label Tasteful Nudes turns to rising Portuguese duo Sabre for a pair of eclectic and colorful house tracks. Both “Bali” and “Ging” blend robust …

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