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Collinjah & Modi Bardo - Ganja Ting EP
Foundation Channel's latest release struts into ragga territory, packed with sharp Jamaican toasts and retro-reggae beats.

With their latest single, American label Foundation Channel can effectively hoist their banner up alongside DMZ, Hyperdub, Blackdown and other consistently great dub bass imprints. This three-track af…

Jesse Rose Fabriclive 85
A seasoned pro's clubland savvy shines through on the latest offering from this long-running series.

Jesse Rose takes the smorgasbord approach on the latest from the Fabriclive DJ-mix series, offering as many tasty house-music fusions as possible in his 75-minute presentation. Recorded live to mirror…

Labels We Love: Foundation Channel
For this imprint's roster of music makers, it all begins with dub. Bonus: Exclusive download of an unreleased track.

Some labels are intrinsically motivated by a mission. For the Portland- and Detroit-based Foundation Channel, that quest is to preserve and promote electronic music’s dub roots. They go at it with the…

Helios Yume
An folktronica trailblazer returns with a new twist on his craft.

For a little over a decade, Keith Kenniff’s output as Helios has taken us into calm and pastoral surroundings. Since 2004, the Berklee College of Music percussion major and Portland, Oregon resident’s…

Nuage Neida
The Russian producer's pan-genre approach brims with fluid grace.

You could call the mid-to-late-’00s a gilded era for beat experimentation. It’s as if the seeds planted in the ’90s by labels like Mo’ Wax, Ninja Tune and Ubiquity, and nurtured in t…

High Tides High Tides
This duo’s gentle indie-electronic waters are rising.

Despite being from sun-soaked Malibu, California, dream-pop duo High Tides bear close sonic resemblance to chilly Scotland’s Boards of Canada, with both pairs creating densely saturated synth melancho…

Silkie Fractals
Silkie soars to the outer galaxies with a new R&B-tinged dubstep space opera.

London producer Solomon Rose’s creative work as Silkie has always wobbled to a different groove than many of his other dubstep contemporaries. His sound embraces a brighter, soulful, synth-driven aest…

Deco Timescales

Timescales, the debut album by Los Angeles-based producer Deco, explores different eras and intervals of electronic music, specifically the bass-driven sounds of the past 15 years. But rather than rel…

Makoto Primitive EP

Japan’s Makoto Shimizu may be best known for his ambient drum & bass tracks for LTJ Bukem’s Good Looking label, but he shows both range and restraint on his latest outing for Apollo Re…

Siriusmo Mosaik

The cover photo for Berlin producer Moritz Friedrich’s album Mosaik depicts a scene that looks like a drug-addicted teenager’s messy bedroom. Picture a pile of junk littered with toy figur…

Salva Complex Housing

There are many meaningful artistic layers to San Francisco producer Paul Salva’s debut, Complex Housing. First, there’s the title’s clever play on housing complexes—prefab city dwell…

Oriol Night and Day

There’s a special rush one gets driving down the freeway en route to a club or concert on a Saturday night. White and red brake lights blink and glow in traffic, wind rushes by, and fluorescentl…

Dubmatix Atomic Reggae Loops Vol I

Production packages for reggae studio heads are few and far between, as companies instead focus their sets on popular genres such as hip-hop, electro, techno, or pop. Sonic Reality and Uberschall have…

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