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We premiere Madame's new track 'Gigabytes' to be released on BNR TRAX

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NATIVE INSTRUMENTS ANNOUNCE KONTROL S8

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HIGH FIVE: OCTOBER

The five nights you need to hit in the UK this October!

NOISE IT UP! MUTE!

Mute! was started in 2011 as an illegal rave in Bolton by two lads...
Rock La Bibliotek EP - Ekoplekz - WNCL

No guff Chet, I’ve been waiting for Ekoplekz to do something like this for what seems like a long, long time. Not that he hasn’t made music that would function on and pretty much batter any lesser soundsystem in the past, it just feels like these six tracks completely revel in their newfound directness. Basically, take that busted plekzed sound palette, apply it to slow chug techno and you’ve got ‘Sarkaztik’, aka my realised dream.

 

Origins - Pedestrian & Jasperdrum - 2nd Drop Records

Continuing where their 'Kalakuta/Ndizi' release from last year stopped, the duo dig deeper into the Afrocentric palette, mutating further into off-kilter techno riddims. On the flip, Alix Perez destroys the remix of 'Kalakuta' with a dub 'n’ bass rework. 

Get A Rush On (Noemi Tacoronte, Yera W, Broken Styleers Remix) - Alt-A - Diablo Loco

Solid slice of rave piano-led breakbeat, with heavily delayed vocals and slightly dated wobble dubstep-style bass hits. Another decent outing from the Tenerife-based Noemi & Yera.

The Cake Is A Lie - Strange U - Strange U

Oh man am I loving the noise these sick twists have been making — this is from their forthcoming '#2040' EP and jeebus hyperion Christ I don't think I've heard such a thuddingly bruising hip-hop track since the last Kashmere or Sir Smurf Lil albums. Stupendous production from Zygote as always, he knows the devil's in the detail and beyond the fantastic low-slung fuzz-synth funk grind it's the sudden splashes of dubbed-out keys and flickering guitar that make 'The Cake Is A Lie' such a compellingly deranged delight. Also check out the brutal and bristling 'Vapourous', like 'The Cake' now available for nowt on their Bandcamp page. My favourite UK artists at the moment.