The music of Everything Shook, the three-piece of Robyn Bromfield, Jessica Kennedy and Áine Stapleton exists in an alternative electronic space that addresses societal situations with theatricality and strength. The voices of the trio work together in way that operates with an unease that leans towards lo-fi avant garde. ‘Come Back To Mine’ is a… Read more »

Posted on March 4th, 2016

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Four Tet is the co-writer and co-producer of ‘SeeSaw’, a track from Jamie xx’s debut album In Colour featuring Romy of the xx. Last night he shared an edit of the track, with beefed up beats for the club: “Jamie and I made seesaw in 2013. This is another version I did last year to… Read more »

Posted on February 4th, 2016

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Dance music legend Larry Levan is interwoven into the history of DJing in the 20th century. Via his influential DJ sets at the Paradise Garage in New York from 1977 to 1987 which lead to the formation of the garage house sound (Essential reading: Bill Brewster’s Last Night A DJ Save My Life ), the… Read more »

Posted on February 3rd, 2016

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Every now and again, Dublin duo Deadbots pop up to remind us how good is to have them around. In honour of David Bowie, the electro pair have given us an edit of Bowie and Pat Metheny Group’s ‘This Is Not America’ and it’s another reminder. Track is a free download too. ‘This Is Not… Read more »

Posted on January 25th, 2016

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The synth-loving electronic duo of I Am The Cosmos have reimagined ‘I Go’, a track from Jape’s recent album This Chemical Sea and have roped in Cathal Cully of the Belfast-based band Girls Names on vocals. Their version is built on hard-edged arpeggiated synth notes, which their new music has been delving more and more… Read more »

Posted on December 3rd, 2015

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It’s hard to muster anything more than a ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ for Disclosure’s new album Caracal. Like, it’s grand, unimaginative and lacking in dynamics, a bit too polished to love, the songs never quite jumping out quite as much as their thrilling debut. The Lawrences have been having better luck on the remix front, via Gus Pirelli,… Read more »

Posted on November 24th, 2015

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‘Give It All’ is one of a clutch of delicate songs on Foals new album What Went Down. In a similar way, that Hot Chip expanded the creases of ‘My Number’, Norway disco producer Lindstrom has stretched the song to a 12″ maxi single length and injected some of that cosmic disco synth magic to… Read more »

Posted on November 10th, 2015

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Two of my favourite new artists on the same track. Awesome. Oh Wonder just dropped their debut album after 12 months and 12 songs – their melodic bright spacious pop music is still on rotation amongst it all. Jack Casey aka Kildare producer EMBRZ has been one of the most unique electronic producers to emerge… Read more »

Posted on October 28th, 2015

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There’s already been a good whack of Jamie xx ‘Loud Places’ remixes from Barnt, Special Request, Herbert and John Talabot. Former Italian Does It Better label dude Mike Simonetti has taken the song’s gentle euphoric atmospherics and injected it with some foreboding Halloween horror soundtrack gore. If you’re listening to this up loud, just make… Read more »

Posted on October 28th, 2015

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