WL//WH Weekly Electronic Music Tips

Weekly Electronic Music Tips – January #3-21

PICKS OF THE WEEK:
  • RARA AVIS – Forbidden Room                                                                                                                                 

Dark, cinematic, intoxicating, sultry and pulsing slow electronic rhythms from Toulouse based, León born, half of Memory Palace and part of the Obsolescence Programmée collective, artist and DJ, Rara Avis. Enter the Forbidden Room…

  • Berlin-based acid /cosmic disco /rave /dark house /electronic duo of Spanish Traveller X & Argentinian Fulmen Records founder El Fulminador, aka Aún No – “Boxes (Zombies In Miami Remix)” off “Boxes” EP on Fulmen Records                                                                                                                                         

Mexican duo Zombies In Miami ignite bouncing and entrancing rave dimensions with droning, depth-defying sputtering bass tones, hypnotic mechanical snares, flashing synth swells, and intoxicating tinkling chords to bring forth an overwhelming desire to dance the day away!

  • Latvian electro producer and -=Universal Human Underground=- Records founder Gatis Pastars, aka -=UHU=- ‘No Body Knows Electro’ from the V/A “Apophenia” EP 12″ [BAREC012] on Latvian label Blind Allies 

Purveyor of Latvian electro legacy, UHU spurs mechanical syncopated dancefloor mayhem around hypnotic whispers, robotic vocoder vocalizations, buzzing pulsating bass tones, repetitive lashing tinny beats, and glistening strains of synthetic frequencies swirling magnetically in an icy droning glow of secretive sheer electro ecstasy.

  • Italian proto-house /dark electro/Italo disco production /DJ duo of Vincenzo Capaldo and Christian Brondoloni from Naples, OUTTAKE “Be Your Law (Fabrizio Mammarella Crime Mix)” off “”Be Your Law” EP on Science Cult

Italian Italo disco mainstay DJ/producer and Slow Motion label co-head Fabrizio Mammarella unleash high energy, obsessively tight, old-school dancefloor rhythms layered with bouncy, menacing bass tones and hypnotic, swirling acidic synth strains, amid sparse distant fading vocals and robotic inflexions, to induce a state of droning paranoia, while swaying to the electrocute crime mix bliss.      

  • Bergen, Norway experimental /ambient /electro-acoustic /electronic artist ANDREAS BRANDAL “In A Frightful Meadow” from cassette EP “Subterranean Nerve Endings” on Noir Age
  • Edinburgh, UK experimental electronic solo project from Fuck Buttons’ Benjamin Power aka BLANCK MASS “Starstuff (Single Edit)” from the upcoming album “In Ferneaux” on Sacred Bones Records
  • Marseille, France experimental /dub /kraut /minimal /synth-punk project of Simple Music Experience co-founder and member of Violent Quand on Aime, Théo Delaunay (also Constance Chlore, Simplists, Ono Omen, United Assholes and half of Succhiamo), aka Panoptique “Sulpice” off upcoming album “How Did You Find Me?” on Macadam Mambo
  • French experimental/minimal electro/analog synth DIY project of Yann Lélias (member of the duo Le Goût Acide Des Conservateurs), Projet De Vie “Heiße Maschinen” from the upcoming Projet De Vie / Bernard Grancher split tape album “Vision Sur Plan” on Tom Val Records
  • Greek experimental /industrial /wave /dark techno producer from Stavroupoli, Penelope’s Fiance “The Impending Breakdown” from ltd. cassette album “Committed To A Lost Cause” on Phage Tapes
  • São Paulo-based experimental /industrial /techno producer Frontinn ‘Twin-track Recording’ from the upcoming V/A “NEIN” [RAWQTRVA02] charity compilation on Bogotá’s Raw Quarter.                                 
  • Greek vintage analogue synth/EBM/new wave/electronic producer Tsampikos Fronas (half of Manie Sans Délire), aka JUNE – “Infinity Room” from upcoming mini-album “Horizons” on Artificial Dance                                    
  • German new beat /electronic duo Leunawerke – “Unser Volk (Novosti Kulturi Edit)” [originally from 1987] off upcoming Temple of Joy cassette compilation                                                                                     
  • Glasgow, UK industrial/EBM /post-punk /dark techno solo project (1/2 Scottish Power), Paulitical – “Don’t Care, Beyond Repair” off upcoming “Society Anxiety” EP on Still Distant Records                                               
  • Montreal‘s multi-instrumentalist and composer Tetsuo Paradis, A.K.A. The Marquis “Formaldehyde” from the album “The Suburbs Dream Of Bloodshed” on aufnahme + wiedergabe
  • Industrial Techno /Heavy Electronics from NYC, CONFINES “Hammer and the Dance” new single on Faktor Music
  • Belgian techno/industrial /EBM DJ, producer Ethan Fawkes – “Smells Like A Gun” off upcoming “Smells Like A Gun” E.P. on Nu Body Records
  • Sydney based new beat, EBM & industrial electronic music project BLACK DAHLIA “Fire In The Hole” from the upcoming “Animasochist” EP [X-IMG21]
  • Prague-based acid /techno /Hi-NRG /EBM duo FRACTIONS “Carbon Copy” from the new LP “Violent Eyes” on Fleisch Records
  • Derry-based industrial/dark/post-punk/funky/experimental electronic/EBM project of Christian Donaghy, AUTUMNS “Conversation / Lozenges” collaborative artwork created by Autumns’ and visual artist Damo Laughlin.
  • Bologna/London based Italian experimental /EBM /techno /electronic duo MARMO “Femina Ridens” off V/A ” Deforming Reflections” via new Italian label e s p e r p e n t o 
  • French EBM /electro producer from Toulouse, Brandski “Poison Nocture” from upcoming EP “Optical Signal” on MSQ Records
  • Italian experimental /industrial /noise /electronic producer Andrea Natale, aka Anna Funk Damage “Wake UP” from upcoming cassette album “HARD-CORE SOFT PORN” on Raw Culture                                              
  • Nitzer Ebb – “Murderous (Randolph & Mortimer Edit)” unofficial remix taken from the “Special Interest” EP.          
  • Medellín, Colombia experimental electronic /EBM /darkwave /electro /raw techno producer Crimental – ‘Burning Patrol’ off upcoming V/A ‘No Portions – Volume II’ cassette compilation on Idlestates Recordings    
  • Los Angeles darkwave /post-punk /industrial techno producer •???????????????????????????????? • ‘no suffering’ off the “Virus Empire” EP on Assimilation Records                                                                                                       
  • Paris-based electronic/EBM/coldwave/darkwave/electro producer GEWALT “Doubtful Mechanics” off V/A “Gråni” compilation soon on Routine Records                                                                                                  
  • Paris based darkwave/coldwave/post-punk side project of techno/EBM DJ-producer MIND | MATTER “Enfant De La Démence” title track off upcoming cassette EP “Enfant De La Démence” on Intervision
  • Greek psych /ethnic /techno electronic producer Aggelos Baltas (aka Dream Weapons and Fantastikoi Hxoi), Anatolian Weapons “Mountains II” off “Unreleased Territories Vol. 2” on Feinstoff       
  • Rennes based industrial /techno /electronic producer Weever “Estafilade” off upcoming EP “Jour de Lamentation” on his own Wives label
  • Paris based industrial techno /EBM /electro producer, DJ and resident of the Champ Libre collective, SIZE PIER “Champion’s League” from V/A “VOIESX” compilation + 52 pages fanzine via Champ Libre records
  • Kilmarnock, UK trance /breakbeat /techno producer Denizens / Zen Tapes “Stargazing” from new 2-tracker “Stargazing / Flying above the clouds”
  • Birmingham, UK former Napalm Death drummer, Scorn mastermind and techno producer Mick Harris aka Monrella – “Big Game” off Split EP ‘Monrella / JK Flesh‘ on Justin K Broadrick’s Avalanche Recordi 
  • Casablanca, Morocco industrial /techno /trance solo electronic music project of producer and Rhadâb label co-founder Othman Cherradi, aka Prophän “Ancestral Affais” from the album “Those Who Fight In God’s Way” on Khemia Records
  • Toronto 90’s inspired cyberpunk/ electro industrial producer (aka Holon), SYLAC “Take It All The Way” from “Legacy System Collapse” LP on Subatomic Audio
  • Ukrainian, Barcelona based electronic music artist, singer, songwriter Julia Bondar “Enchanted” new single
  • Tel Aviv EBM/acid/techno/breakbeat/psych/electronic producer JACK CAREL “Time Crisis” from upcoming “Turn it up” EP on whypeopledance
  • French industrial /acid /techno DJ/producer and ParisMåinmise Records founder, “Come On” from V/A “Everyone On Acid X Jaelos 01” on Amsterdam’s Everyone On Acid
  • Utrecht, Netherlands EBM /techno /new beat /industrial /synth-pop /electro producer OorsprongPark “Voor Niets Is De Dood” from upcoming “Dark Marble” EP on Mechatronica
  • Helsinki‘s EBM /electro /techno producer SANSIBAR “Mementomori” from V/A “VA002” on Mind Controlled Rectifier
  • French ambient /electro /techno /electronic producer HRN “Last Call” off the debut LP ‘The Future Of Serbia’ on Parallel Discs                                                                                                                                                       
  • São Paulo, Brazil ambient /breakbeat /electro producer/DJ, Perrelli – “Fim De Um Tempo Triste” off V/A “KENGARAL ELETROHITS VOL. II” on São Paulo’s MAMBA rec
  • Paris techno producer and Skryptöm records’ label head, Electric Rescue & Friends “Resist (UMWELT remix)” from “Gathering Generations” LP on skryptom records
  • Brussels acid /breakbeat /electro producer AZO – “Red Moon” off V/A “Social Distancing 1.10 ” EP 12″ curated by Azo on C12
  • Malta‘s electro bass drive music producer Keith Farrugia, aka SOUND SYNTHESIS “Melodija” from upcoming “Memory Sequence” EP 12″ on Distorted Sensory Perception                                                               
  • Firenze, Italy disco /techno /proto-house DJ/producer FRANCESCO FARFA “Peace Treaty (Roman Flügel Remix)” off V/A “LIFE OF MARVIN VOL. 4” on Life Of Marvin                                                                                  
  • Italian cosmic disco/electro disco/electronic Florence Renaissance producer TULIOXI “The Japanese Message (Altieri Remix)” off upcoming “The Japanese Message” EP on Slow Motion Records                                             
  • Mexican dark disco/indie dance electronic duo Zombies in Miami – “Laser Cat (Fausto Remix)”                               
  • Toronto/Melbourne ambient /glitchstep /drum&bass /leftfield /electro collaboration Geist Contagion & Arcane Trickster “Juvenalia” from the EP “Ecoutez” on Slice Records
  • Düsseldorf/Cologne based GermanAnatolian experimental ethnic electronic production duo (aka Steppenroboter), Mekîne Û Teksî – Odyssee” off the upcoming V/A “TFGCX – 10 Jahre TFGC” Düsseldorf based Themes For Great Cities label 10th-anniversary Compilation                                                              
  • French trance /ethnic /electronic young producer Adrien Van de Velde, aka A Strange Wedding “Twenty Four Hours Rotations” from the album “Black Magic Rituals” on Worst Records
  • Greek psych /ethnic /trip-hop /techno /downtempop electronic producer Aggelos Baltas (aka Dream Weapons and Fantastikoi Hxoi), Anatolian Weapons “Let’s Talk” off upcoming “Mantili” EP on Kame House                                                 
  • German electronic /IDM /jungle /breakbeat producer Omni Causa – “aux4425 – rapido” from the album “aux4425” on mindcolormusic
  • Italian experimental /electro /glitch /IDM /electronic producer from Rome, JFrank “Digitized Life” from “Perception Management” EP on Distant Future
  • French ambient /noise /experimental supergroup composed of Frédéric D. Oberland (Oiseaux-Tempête, Le Réveil des Tropiques, FareWell Poetry), Romain Barbot (Saåad), Paul Régimbeau (Mondkopf, Extreme Precautions, Autrenoir) and Grégory Buffier (Autrenoir, Mätisse), aka FOUDRE! “Imaginatio Vera” off the 5th LP “Future Sabbath” on NAHAL Recordings
  • Paris based ambient /gaze /field recordings /electronic project of Camille + Charles MICHEL, aka Défroqué “Andrei (démo)”
  • Danish experimental /ambient /drone/ electronic artist (aka Parietal Eye, and formerly Yuri), XURI “J’Avance (ft. Lueurs Nocturnes)” from the upcoming cassette album “Bedlam Of Salt” on Janushoved
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina experimental /ambient /cinematic /electronic artist Maiya Hershey – “What the Bearing Sea Takes” from upcoming V/A “Music for Another Sky” charity compilation on mailbox
  • Wroclaw, Polish experimental /ambient /guitar /electronic musician (aka New Rome), Tomasz Bednarczyk “Nothing Much Happens” from upcoming cassette album “Nothing Much Happens”
  • Brussels-based experimental /ambient /drone /electronic composer, artist, and video /filmmaker, CHRISTINA VANTZOU “Dvorjacked” – (rework of Dvořák‘s “American” Quartet – Movement II (Lento) off upcoming V/A “Colliding Wind” on Concentric Records                                                                                       
  • Japanese electronica /toytronica /ambient composer Morimoto Naoki “Reo” from the album “Sui” on Seil Records
         
  • US experimental /dark ambient /drone duo of David Reed (Envenomist, Luasa Raelon) and Colin Andrew Sheffield (Elevator Bath), aka THE PALLADISTS “V” from the upcoming album “Night The Door Opened” on Audio. Visuals. Atmosphere.
  • Tucson, Az experimental /ambient /drone /songwriter multidisciplinary artist Karima Walker “Horizon, Harbor Resonance” from upcoming LP “Waking the Dreaming Body” on Orindal Records
  • New York ambient/drone/cinematic/dronegaze enigmatic project BLACK SWAN “Grace the Sky” off double album “Repetition Hymns” on Past Inside the Present
  • Mexican born, New York-based vibraphonist, marimbist, improviser and composer Patricia Brennan “Magic Square” off the debut full-length album “Maquishti” on the Valley of Search label.

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