WL//WH Weekly Electronic Music Tips

Weekly Electronic Music Tips – Feb. #5-21

PICKS OF THE WEEK:
  • MAGNUM OPUS – P.H Signals 009                                                                                                                         

This week, courtesy of Dundee‘s Public House series, Colombian dark electronic DJ/ producer Felipe Novoa, AKA Magnum Opus combines raw and aggressive electro body music with dark and sensuous electro-wave, peppered with plaintive industrial sheets, in less than an hour mix of sheer and edgy, as well as both dangerous yet thrilling emotions.           

  • Athens, Greece D.I.Y. Infected EBM /new beat /darkwave /dark electro /industrial techno side project of Bat Habits Against Music Industry, INFEKTION “Die Schuld” from upcoming cassette EP “Die Realität ist ein Gefängnis”

DIY Athens producer combines dark electro low ends and EBM charged taut mechanical techno rhythms, through oscillating buzzing bassline rumbles and pulses unremittingly fueled by steady hard-hitting slashing off-tempo beats along with tinny percussive patterns, haunted by dramatic glaring synth strains making for a striking edgy metallic infektion.

  • Greek-based retro-futuristic electro music artist and founder of Dystatik label, Dry_feel “Point of no Return (GAËL Remix)” off the first EP “Life after Life” on Pildoras Tapes.

Amidst disturbing atmospheric pads, robotic metallic rhythms, bouncing obsessive basslines, and perforating frozen synths swirls, Athens based producer rolls out an ominous, alienating and numbing retro-futuristic electro mind-trip, while Colombian contingent of highly talented label affiliated producers add an extra heavy industrial dose of post-apocalyptic human doom and alienation.

  • Budapest experimental dark electro producer IMRE KISS – ‘Sällhet’ from the upcoming V/A “Dalmata Daniel x EXILES x Farbwechsel” 43-track compilation via Hungarian labels Dalmata Daniel x EXILES x Farbwechsel

Fellow Hungarian labels Dalmata Daniel, EXILES and Farbwechsel joined forces to kick off 2021 with a massive 43-track compilation spanning experimental and ambient compositions across industrial, electro and acid bangers, representing the contemporary techno sound of Budapest. Starting with veteran DJ/producer and Crisis Records founder, Imre Kiss with an atmospheric, stuttering, subtly acidic, bass-heavy, both taut and mesmeric electro affair.

  • Greek Braindance/Acid/IDM/breakbeat/techno/dark electro producer ΠΕΡΑ ΣΤΑ ΟΡΗ “Passive Concealment” from VA – “Cold Readings” EP 12″ on brokntoys.
  • London, UK experimental /post-punk /dark electronic /industrial project by former techno artist Oliver Ho (Raudive, Zov Zov), BROKEN ENGLISH CLUB ”Shadows And Tall Trees” from the upcoming album ” White Rats III” on L.I.E.S. Records                                                                                                                  
  • German industrial /acid /dark techno /electronic producer Hendrick Grothe from Leipzig, Blac Kolor “New Leader (Restive Plaggona Remix)” off upcoming 2×12″ EP “New Leader” on aufnahme + wiedergabe
  • Lithuanian experimental /industrial /techno /EBM producer TEATRE “Netyliu” from upcoming “Vociferate” EP 12″ on Lux Rec                                                                                                                                              
  • Paris-based electronic/EBM/coldwave/darkwave/electro producer GEWALT “Punk Aliens (Original mix)” from V/A [RND.R050] – compilation on RND. Records
  • US industrial /drone /noise /acid /techno producer Memory Clap Acid – “Scum+ (Bad Faith Actor‘s I am Scum Remix)” from the album “!MIRA!” on Junted label
  • Brooklyn, New York-based industrial techno /electronic producer Bryan Black, aka Black Asteroid “Dust” from the upcoming EP “Dust” on aufnahme + wiedergabe
  • French EBM /industrial techno /electro /darkwave artist from Paris, SIERRA “All About Love (Julia Bondar Remix)”
  • Japanese industrial techno/EBM producer Baroque “Circle” from the cassette EP “Axis” on SOIL
  • Moscow based electro/EBM/dark techno Dj/producer and Maxima Culpa Records co-founder, GEGEN MANN “Elysium” from the cassette album “Moscow Pressure” on Detriti
  • MINISTRY – “We Believe (WLDV Body Edit)” originally from 1986                                                                                    
  • Melbourne, Australia EBM /dark electronic producer LBEEZE “Broke Boy (jam)”                                   
  • Sydney based new beat, EBM & industrial electronic music project BLACK DAHLIA “Trixie Mattel” from the “Animasochist” EP [X-IMG21]
  • Vancouver based dark synthwave /body music /electro /modular techno producer Analog Reaction “Escape Velocity” new single
  • Paris-based techno /EBM /electronic producer MIND | MATTER “Thelema” from V/A [FT01] “Rite of Initiation” label’s first release 12″ EP
  • Alexandria, Egypt Industrial /Broken Beats /Dark Electronic /Techno producers Amr El Abiad and Khaled Weshahy, aka Noiztatic – “2K20 (The Undertaker’s Tapes Remix)” from the upcoming EP “Selvesteem Selvdemolish” on Sinister Desires                                                                                                              
  • Fife, UK based hard techno artist CÆMÄXTŁÌ “Pt. I” off upcoming “Schematic-003” EP via Glasgow’s Schematic
  • Medellín, Colombia lo-fi experimental /electro /EBM /techno /dark synth solo project of Faunes Efes, FILMMAKER “SIDE ALUCARD” from the upcoming “VLAD TAPES” album on his new dungeon electronics label BODY MUSICK
  • Belgrade, Serbia acid /minimal electro producer MKDSL – “Pošten Čovek (ft. Chorbika)” off V/A “Routine VA 002 – gråni Compilation” on Moscow’s Routine
  • Melbourne, Australia EBM /dark electronic producer LBEEZE “Dancing In The Dark” title track from upcoming EP 12″ on Dundee’s Exiled Records                                                                                              
  • La Crosse, Wi industrial /techno /EBM solo project Choke Chain “First Strike (Opioid Slot Machine Remix)” from cassette EP “Endless Death”
  • Ukraine old school /EBM /raw synth act Zirkular Dion “Мусор” from cassette album “Chernye Rty” on Detriti Records
  • Experimental ritualistic electronic hostile trio project MOKEN “Struggle to Survive” off upcoming cassette album “No Prisoners” on SOIL Records
  • London, UK based industrial /EBM /coldwave /minimal synth /post-punk Lituanian producer and Meta Moto label founder EGZOTIKKA “Velniskas Greitis” (69 DANGUJE Cover)
  • Dutch acid /industrial /dark electro producer Boris Post aka EINDKR∀K “Hyena Hoedown”                                
  • Greek experimental /breaks /techno producer Nemmett “Teeth (Excerpt)” off forthcoming 12″ vinyl album “Split#1” with Fragedis on Pi Electronics [π]
  • Experimental /broken beats /breaks /techno producer Cuvona – “Bentalies” title track from the cassette album “Bentalies” [HOMVA014] on Homva
  • French ambient /electro /industrial /ethnic /cinematic project of co-founder of the Audiotrauma collective, Arnaud Coëffic (aka Arco Trauma), aka Sonic Area “Lotus” from the album “ki” on Ant-Zen
             
  • Barcelona, Spain synthwave /techno /electro producer Asymetric80 – “Defected Logic” off upcoming EP “Chaos Theory” on Aspecto Humano                                                                                                      
  • Barcelona-based dark ambient /dungeon synth/ industrial techno /primitive house producer from Girona, MT Formula “Brain Damage” from “Moon Barrier” EP on Cønjuntø Vacíø
  • Skopje, Serbia acid /electro /techno producer Alavux “Evacuate” from the CD album “Claustrophobic” on Diffuse Reality Records
  • London/New York crime-wave project from Giallo Disco masterminds Anton Maiof aka Antoni Maiovvi & Gianni Vercetti Balopitas aka Vercetti Technicolor, ACID VATICAN “King Hell” off the upcoming EP “Holy See” on aufnahme + wiedergabe
  • Siberian techno producer based in Moscow, LOWCHORD “Alter Ego 13” from the upcoming album “Altered Ego Perceptions” on Colombia‘s Raw Quarter
  • Belgrade‘s Lüle aka Bojan Gajić, aka KOMPLEKS – ‘Moussa Ibrahim’ [Edit]                                               
  • Paris based acid /techno /trance /Goa producer Pépé Del Noche “Unknow Edit”
                      
  • Hugh Bullen – “Alisand (Pablo Bozzi edit)” Italo disco classic from 1985.
  • Forum – “Little Island (Adrian Marth Edit)” off Barcelona‘s Italo/electro producer “Adrian Marth Edits Vol.1”
  • Rennes, France Italo /cosmic disco /electronic producer BLAISE BALDA “Data Dreams” from upcoming “Color Square” EP on Vilnius’ Where Were We?
  • Italian Psychedelic /Italo /Slow Disco /Cosmic House production duo Bait e Borghi “Artattak (Original Mix)” from upcomoing EP “Just Believe Me” on Paradiso Records
  • Berlin based Italo /cosmic disco /breaks /electro DJ, producer and AEON label head, Alex Niggemann – “Technology (Fabrizio Mammarella Remix)” off upcoming “Like a Robot” on AEON                                           
  • Biarritz, France analog /acid /indie dance /dark techno producer MMYYLO “Emergencies” off “Venamy” EP on NEIN Records                                                                                                                                                                                 
  • UK acid /techno /electro producer Dez Williams “Svengali Deck” from the new EP “Bug Switch”
  • Moscow-based electro producer SINITSIN – “Borderline State” title track from the new EP “Borderline State” on Ukonx Recordings
  • Dundee, UK electronic /drum & bass producer NICOL “Lucid” from upcoming V/A “Zadkiel” 6th Angel of the ongoing fundraising ‘Angel Series’ on Hilltown Disco
  • Sheffield, UK experimental techno trio THE BLACK DOG “Tram Backwards” from upcoming “Dubs Volume 1: Sheffield” EP
  • London based former Andrew Weatherall’s engineer and one half of The Asphodells, ambient/IDM/electro/electronic dj/producer Timothy J. Fairplay “Pathfinder Theme” from upcoming7″ vinyl single “Pathfinder Theme / UFOs Over China” on Höga Nord Rekords
  • Greek psychedelic /ethno /techno /electronic producer Aggelos Baltas (aka Dream Weapons and Fantastikoi Hxoi), Anatolian Weapons “Desert Track 23” (Digital Bonus) off ‘Anatolian Weapons / LINJA‘ – Split EP on Serenades
  • French ambient /dub /techno DJ /producer and Ahrpe Records founder, AMANDRA “Sarape” from upcoming “035” EP 12″ on AD 93
  • Lisbon based ambient /techno /breaks DJ, producer, Naive Records head, co-founder of Rádio Quântica,
    Inês Coutinho, aka VIOLET “The Guestlist” from the album “Archives 2012-2020” on Naive Records       
  • Bulgarian experimental /ambient /drone /breaks /electronic producer Etien Slavchev, aka Evitceles “Enter My Dream” off the cassette album “Black Leaf” on Opal Tapes
  • Mason Bee – “Les Hippocampes (Plaid Remix)” from archival collection of selected remixes “Stem Sell – Plaid (remixes)” from Warp Records affiliated 90s UK ambient /IDM /techno /Braindance duo Plaid on Touched Music
  • Georgian ambient /IDM /breakbeat /electronic music producer from Tbilisi, Anushka Chkheidze “20-21” from the second album “Move 20-21” on CES Records
  • Brussels based French experimental electronic producer Florent Mazzocchetti aka MAOUPA MAZZOCCHETTI – “Rekt II (feat. Charmaine Lee)” off upcoming album “UXY DOSING©” on BFDM                   
  • London, UK experimental duo of late bassist/multi-instrumentalist Tom Relleen (The Oscillation) and percussionist Valentina Magaletti (Raime, The Oscillation and Vanishing Twin), TOMAGA ”Mompfie Has To Pay” off the upcoming final album, “Intimate Immensity”, via Hands In The Dark
  • Danish synth /electronic /kosmische duo Offermose & Angst, aka Den Sorte Død “Den Sorte Død” from the upcoming album “DEN SORTE DØD”
  • Rotterdam-based experimental /ambient /drone /minimal /electronic composer and sound designer, ARD BIT “NTRZPM” from the EP “AMAZING BUBBLE II”
  • Cornwall, UK pioneer experimental /industrial project led by Nigel Ayers, Nocturnal Emissions “Veneria” from the album “Minimal Works 2”
  • Experimental /ambient /electronic collaboration between Brooklyn, NY composer /producer Britton Powell and two Berlin-based British composer/cellist Lucy Railton and the electronic artist Brian Leeds (Huerco S), aka PDP III “Walls Of Kyoto” from the vinyl album “Pilled Up on a Couple of Doves” on Shelter Press.
  • Thessaloniki, Greece ambient electronics producer DimDJ, aka Skynet 75 “Clubface Channel” from the upcoming album “Avant et Apres” on In Fact Recordings / KinetiK 
  • Copenhagen-based experimental /ambient /electronic producer Mads Bergland (Baby in Vain, Broke, MABE), VIOLENCE OF THE FAUVE “We’re Still Afloat” from cassette EP “Sketch Everything You Gaze Upon” on Janushoved
  • Australian experimental /ambient/ field recording/ electronics duo of Sandra Selig and Leighton Craig (offshoot of Brisbane’s Deadnotes), Primitive Motion “Your Sun in My Galaxy” from the cassette album “Descendants of Air”
  • Brighton, UK ambient /drone /experimental project of Archie Sagers, Eligia “Reflections (Unreleased)” from V/A “2020 (In Aid of Homeless Youth in Brighton)” charity compilation on his own Crafting Room Records
     
  • Danish ambient electronic collage artist and musician (aka øjeRum), Paw Grabowski “Untitled 15” from cassette album “Ode Til Nattens Flugt” on Janushoved
  • Danish abstract ambient electronic producer (aka Kyo), Frederik Valentin “Hello feat. Fine Glindvad” from “0011001” EP on Posh Isolation
     

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