fatherlonglegs

All the way from Westport, Connecticut, Father LongLegs is the enigmatic work of an individual who has been producing music videos for the likes of Solar Bears, Tobacco, fol Chen and Black Moth Super Rainbow. What I hadn’t realised is that the dude makes some pretty exciting boom bap electronica himself. Thankfully, this was rectified… Read more »

Posted on November 16th, 2010

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adebisi_vinny

Adebisi Shank today released four quality remixes of songs from their second album. What is contained within? ‘Logdrum’ given a spacey mix by Trenchurian (Rian of Solar Bears), a tropical steel pan lounge version of ‘Frunk’ by Fjokra, a crunchy shattering of ‘Century City’ by Adultrock (aka We Are Losers‘ Gavin Elsted) and Skibunny add… Read more »

Posted on November 16th, 2010

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solarbears

Solar Bears have just released their Inner Sunshine EP through Planet Mu and to celebrate the lads made a mix of tunes for Nialler9 featuring some of the acts that inspire them including Leftfield, Steely Dan, M83, Aphex Twin, De La Soul and Yes. Solar Bears’ debut album She Was Coloured In will be out… Read more »

Posted on August 13th, 2010

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Solar Bears made a mixtape for jamie Hodgson’s Radar blog on NME.com. Grab the mp4 here. Tracklisting: Cocteau Twins – Cherry Coloured Funk The Budos Band – Chicago Falcon Solar Bears – Forest Of Fountains Clark – Outside Plume Twin Sister – All Around And Away We Go Para One – Finale Grizzly Bear –… Read more »

Posted on July 28th, 2010

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FUR

Alan Reilly at State Magazine recently informed me that Bryce Isbell has 52 RELEASES under his belt and he’s ONLY 22. Make that 53 then as this Polybreak digital-only 7″ (is that allowed?) gifts us two great beat-based tracks: one a collaboration with Gray St. Germain Gideon (previously of Ghosthustler) and Letherette pop up again… Read more »

Posted on July 7th, 2010

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The Solar Bears album She Was Coloured In is definitely one of the top Irish releases of the year. It’s not out til September though so before that Planet Mu will release the Inner Sunshine EP which has four new tracks and two remixes including that high and mighty one from Letherette above. Listen to… Read more »

Posted on July 7th, 2010

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el-p

The best new music this week… El-P – ‘Meanstreak in 3 parts’ Taken from the WeAreAllGoingToBurnInHell Megamixxx3 all-instrumental album, this is classic El-P. Another track ‘Whores: The Movie’ is available for an email swap. I’m very excited by the prospect of this released especially considering how great Vol. 2 was. PVT- ‘The Quick Mile’ A… Read more »

Posted on June 25th, 2010

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harlem_hippies

A new look weekly chart featuring ten of my most-played tracks this week. This time around the chart features key cuts from Harlem, Solar Bears, Arcade Fire, Tieranniesaur, Madvillain, The Joy Formidable, Monarchy’s Kelis remix, Jay Electronica, R.S.A.G and Digital Farm Animals. Arcade Fire – ‘The Suburbs’ My favourite of the two new tracks from… Read more »

Posted on May 28th, 2010

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