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New Track: Redinho – ‘Playing With Fire’

Numbers ‘secret weapon’, London-based Redinho, has just announced that his eagerly awaited debut album is soon to be released after three years in the making. The albums first robofunk-fuelled taster, ‘Playing With Fire’, is now available to stream.

If you haven’t read the papers recently and didn’t know that …

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Meet our BOTW: East India Youth

Since coming out of the shadows of widely-tipped indie pop four-piece Doyle & the Fourfathers back in 2012, William Doyle – aka East India Youth – has been on a voyage of sonic rediscovery. Immersing himself in an entirely new creative process under the moniker, the Bournemouth-via-London producer and vocalist

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Steps to Becoming a Bedroom Producer

The music world has, in recent times, experienced an extreme democratisation of its resources Because the Internet. Most—if not all—of the most prominent producers today hail from the bedroom—the place where some kind of magic always seems to happen. But these are just metaphors: a bedroom connected to the

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Video Premiere: Ghostpoet – Behind the Artwork

Like the best album artwork does, the neon-tinted sleeve for Ghostpoet‘s widely lauded second full-length Some Say I So I Say Light offered up a bevy of hints as to what to expect from the music contained within.

First and foremost, it’s a brilliant visual metaphor for Obaro Ejimiwe’s …

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Album Premiere: Luca Lozano – Life in Black and White

Dropping today via his own Klasse Recordings imprint, Luca Lozano‘s debut album, Life in Black and White, is anything but monochrome. Fusing acidic trip-hop, flourishes of jazzier influences and a deft hand when it comes to sampling, it’s the sound of the city streets when the sun falls …

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Guest Playlist: Robert DeLong

First coming to wider attention earlier this year with the indie disco-friendly throb of breakout single ‘Global Concepts‘, it’s been intriguing to watch the rise of Seattle’s Robert DeLong in 2013. Toeing a fine line between mid-noughties indietronica and more club-ready sounds, DeLong’s had a whirlwind year with

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Interview: Sebastian Palomar

Earlier this month, we sent Jack Urwin for an early evening swim with the inimitable Sebastian Palomar in celebration of the electronic musician’s latest album, The Physical and Emotional Benefits of Swimming. As the title gives away, it’s a tribute to Palomar’s favourite de-stressing [not to be misread as

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BOTW Playlist: Alex Barck

We’ve spent a lot of the last week ranting about how Jazzanova founder and Sonar Kollektiv A&R manager, Alex Barck, draws upon an eclectic, dazzling array of influences. Something that’s made abundantly clear by his diverse yet well-rounded debut solo album, Reunion. Well, stubborn mules that we are, we

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BOTW Review: Alex Barck – Reunion

If there’s one thing you can say about Reunion, the debut solo album from Berlin’s Alex Barck, it’s that it’s been a long time coming. Barck has forged a long and industrious career: as a founding member of German DJ collective Jazzanova, as an A&R manager at …

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BOTW Interview: Alex Barck

When legendary Jazzanova founder and Sonar Kollektiv A&R manager Alex Barck made the transcontinental shift from Berlin’s daily tumult for a year-long stay in the more tranquil environs of La Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, he couldn’t have imagined the impact that the peaceful, tropical paradise would have on

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