UK electronic music producer Andy Stott presents the track “Numb,” which is off his forthcoming album, Luxury Problems, which is due next week via Modern Love. It’s a pretty chilling set of loops based off what seems to be a single vocal take performed by a female vocalist I’m unfamiliar with. The first half of the track is hypnotic and wintery, and the 2nd half sees the introduction of a pretty heavy and muddy bass kick that thuds robotically against the increasingly captivating wall of vocal loops.
Soundway Records has always been a compilation-based label, but they’ve spent a good part of this year building up its catalog with releases that are legitimately new. They’ve even dabbled in some electronic music, and this new track from DrumTalk seems to be their latest endorsement of that.
This East London producer’s new EP is dropping on November 19th, and from the sound of “Airbourne,” he’s got a serious passion for the sounds of old school house and techno.
A newly released visual accompanying the Daphni (a.k.a. Caribou) track “Ye Ye,” which isn’t entirely new since it was released last year, I believe, along with a new Four Tet track; however, this video release is nonetheless important because it comes with an album announcement for the Daniel Snaith-masterminded electronica project.
The album will be self-released via Snaiths Jiaolong label. The title of this release: JIAOLONG, of course. Look for it on October 8th.
Nathan Fake released a 12″ release via Border Community yesterday. Merely 24 hours later, he released this song as an unreleased track. It’s fantastic. It would have fit in very well on the 12″ perfectly, with its scattered drums, manipulated synths, and hypnotic pace. This is a must-hear for fans of Fake, or even fans of dance music in general.
Some cerebral and subtle techno coming from Russian producer Unbalance on this new song, which is the title track to his latest EP on Mutex Recordings.
It’s a bit formulaic, but “Fluid” still features some really nice builds and breaks. The stuttering synths are nice touch, too; adding a classy polyrhythm over the 4/4 beat. Enjoy!
A series of deep house thinkpieces coming from this new El Nino Andres LP, Mas Dinero Mas Problemas. It’s out now via Hija De Colombia.
Producers Tom Trago and Awanto 3 create a hypnotic assembly of rhythms and polyrhythms on “Hell Of Samba.” Yes, there is a samba beat on the song, but I wouldn’t say the track is hell. It’s close, though. Considering the tense stagnation of these sounds, I’d say it’s more like samba purgatory, but whatever.
New sounds that ideas leak into the track slowly over its 5-minute length, and it eventually finishes off as a noisy, atmospheric head game. Enjoy!