One of the tunes of 2012 is getting a belated 12″ vinyl release. Frank B’s ‘Chain Of Fools’ , which samples Aretha Franklin’s track of the same name is coming out in under two weeks on white label. The 12″ comes with two remixes from Lumigraph. Purchase links here and samples here. Frank’s newest track… Read more »

Posted on July 15th, 2013

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New York electronic men Blondes dropped a big surprise today: a full stream of their new double album Swisher all available in one gulp without any prior info or warning. The 9-track 65 minute album doesn’t sway too far from their excellent collected debut LP in that its hypnotic analogue dance music made in the… Read more »

Posted on June 25th, 2013

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If you’ve any vague interest in dance and electronic music I shouldn’t have to tell you to tune into to Tim Sweeney’s Beats In Space show. The show always throws up some unknown gems and last week’s show was no different. Along with Ame’s remix of the xx, a track from James Holden’s new album… Read more »

Posted on June 19th, 2013

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Daithí continues his immersion into full-on dance productions with this new remix of Young Wonder‘s ‘Electrified’ from the Cork duo’s recent EP Show Your Teeth. The remix is more in line with Daithí’s recent live shows I’ve seen sees the Galway native mix house and electro loops via samplers with his trusty fiddle parts. Meanwhile,… Read more »

Posted on June 18th, 2013

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Let’s hit the beach(bar)! Todd Terje is back with another summer shaker in the form of ‘Strandbar’. The Norwegian producer follows up last year’s summer hit ‘Inspector Norse’ with a track that oozes holiday getaway times with its piano-led funky rhythm and lazer synths for a nine-minute disco workout. There’s also samba and bonus mixes…. Read more »

Posted on June 13th, 2013

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I’ve been reading some reviews of Disclosure’s debut album Settle over the last week. I’ve seen them called dance music’s Justin Bieber. They’ve been compared to forgettable English pop singer Conor Maynard. FACT’s review of their album says “there’s nothing wrong with major label pop music” in a review that suggests there totally is. Blackdown’s… Read more »

Posted on June 12th, 2013

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Lone rolls in the summer vibes here on new single ‘Airglow Fires’, a woogie-boogie track with an electronic centre and jazzy fringes. The whole combo is his first release since from Manchester producer Matt Cutler since his Galaxy Garden album. Love the “What?” sample. The track is out on July 14th on R&S Records backed… Read more »

Posted on June 4th, 2013

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Jacques Greene’s productions most common trait is an enveloping warmth he injects between the arrangements through his use of carefully chosen synths and percussion. When paired up with Tom Krell How To Dress Well’s falsetto, both works wonders with ‘On Your Side’. This won’t be the last time you’ll hit play on this track. ‘On… Read more »

Posted on May 22nd, 2013

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