+44RAPTURE – AREA CODE

‘Area Code’ is a confident debut album from young British producer +44RAPTURE. It’s a twelve track affront from twisting, stabbing synths that sit above a bedrock of bass-heavy, deeply percussive beats. Think Sam Gellaitry meets Klimeks. “For me, Area Code has been a massive highlight in my life for the past year and a half…

HAICH – UNBALANCED

British producer Haich releases his debut EP ‘Unbalanced’; a project that’s been two years in the making.  “Spent the last two years trying to create a perfectly balanced debut EP,” he says.  “It didn’t work.”  We’re inclined to disagree – delicate vocals and poised synth sounds sit, perfectly balanced, alongside deeply satisfying bass wobbles and…

JMZ – CHURCH AVE

JMZ follows up recent drop ‘Let Me Be‘ with a second single from upcoming mixtape ‘Let Me Be Great’. ‘Church Ave’ pitches a haunting vocal loop against ominous Trap bass to hypnotic effect, and was inspired by a Japanese Pop track. “I can’t remember the name but I just ran with it. As it became…

ZERO – SLOW

Uzzee and Sacha Rudy collaborate as Zero on new track ‘Slow’. their debut release on French indie label Sapiens. Uzzee’s conscious flow dances over delicate Electronica, accompanied by little more than a beat, some guitar and delicate, Damon Albarn-esque vocals. Stream below via SoundCloud, click here to pick a streaming platform of your choice.

LAPALUX – RUINISM

Lapalux, aka Essex-based bedroom producer Stuart Howard, releases his third studio album on Brainfeeder in ‘Ruinism’.  The album takes Lapalux’ abstract electronic music to new levels of amorphous, discordant beauty.  While previous LP ‘Lustmore‘ was inspired by a phenomenon known as hypnagogia [a suspension of consciousness occurring between wakefulness and sleep], Lapalux says that ‘Ruinism’ pushes…

JUMO – DERIVE

Multidisciplinary artist Jumo splits divides his residency between Paris and the Atlantic coast, and his creative time between progressive Electronica and groundbreaking visual displays.  His last release Etape came last February, which of course went hand-in-hand with a stunning set of visuals.  His third EP ‘Derive’ is in places far more accessible; with single ‘Bloom’ featuring Holy Oysters.…

BEARCUBS – UNDERWATERFALL EP

Having already shared the title track, Bearcubs releases the ‘Underwaterfall’ EP in full.  His debut release on All Points is beautifully and densely textured, but exercises restraint in all the right places.  The immersive, electronic project of twenty five year old Jack Ritchie, Bearcubs’ music touches on the emotive post-Dubstep of James Blake and Mount Kimbie,…