WL//WH Weekly Electronic Music Tips

Weekly Electronic Music Tips – March #9-21

PICKS OF THE WEEK:
  • RUSSELL PENN ‘Ein Langsamer Tanz II’                                                                                                                   

Suggested by the eclectic impeccable taste of DJ Kirsty P, fellow London-based veteran DJ and party promoter, Russell Penn, uncoils a ‘slow wander through some frozen Balearics & shoe gaze classics’.
A trippy atmospheric journey, equally dark and iridescent, thriving amidst an inebriating multifaced maze flavoured by dub reverbs, hypnotic tribal percussive patterns, chugging beats, bright synth swirls, mysterious ethnic vibes, snaky bass vibrations, haunting vocal samples, to immerse yourself in a luxuriant and sultry mind-bending cosmic dimension.                                                 

  • Mysterious new beat /EBM /industrial /techno Russian producer NAMESIS “Call Me Out (feat. Sunko)” off upcoming “Rave Is Dead” EP on Soma Records                                                                                        

I used to know the glorious Soma label for Detroit-ish techno stuff, maybe I’m no more informed as before, or possibly is a new venture in obscure, clanging and brooding sci-fi sonic territories, the fact is that is all about quality as usual; enigmatic Russian producer unleashes spastic slashing bursts that echo into alternate dimensions of cold bleak post-apocalyptic dissolution, winding broken steam-powered beats and droning bass tone danger over emotional male vocals, swaying between pain and defiance to decay desperately into the unpredictable rhythms of clanking industrial doom.

  • Turkish dark disco /psych /ethnic /electronic collaboration Günce Aci feat. Fat&Bald “The Absurd” from upcoming “Being and Nothingness” EP on Vienna/Istanbul‘s label Belly Dance Services

Istanbul based DJ/Producer Günce Aci in cahoots with the penetrating guitar chords of Ankara-based Ortac Genc, aka Fat&Bald to produce a mind-bending raw, off-kilter and mesmerizing mix of organic and synthetic, pulsing dance rhythms and garagey-rock vibes. Sinister low throbbing bassline prowls into primal 6-string piercing emissions, blinkingly buzzing ominous synth frequencies, haunting reverb, and sketchy, palpatory beats to weave intoxicating, ethnic-flavoured, twisted and spacey dimensions into a trance-inducing sonic tapestry of heady bliss.

  • Cosmic /dark disco/new wave/slow techno collaboration between Chilean producer and Berlin duo of Vamparela & Brax Moody, aka Alejandro Paz & Local Suicide “Directions (Undo Remix)” off of upcoming EP “Directions” on Darkroom Dubs                                                                                                                           

We could not miss another compelling new release from the beloved production unit Alejandro Paz & Local Suicide. Barcelona‘s artist UNDO injects hypnotic yet angsty cosmic vibes and sinuously organic low ends into his striking re-interpretation with ceaselessly spiralling buzzing chords reverberations that swirl aimlessly through stacked low wandering bleak hearty bass pulsations and punchy off-tempo beats, while, washed by airy desolate synth drifts, soft detached female vocals and sad anxious male counterpart, brood lost hopes into a grim spatial tragedy.                     

  • Istanbul/Sofia experimental /ambient / drone /electronica duo of Ekin Üzeltüzenci and Ivan Shentov, aka Ekin Fil & krāllār – “Koyu (Тъмно)” from V/A “An Embrace” tape compilation EP, a collaborative project between the Bulgarian collective Amek and the German label Vaagner via Berlin‘s Easterndaze Festival
  • UK experimental electronic producer Will Flisk “Sif Gwan 2″
  • Derry-based industrial / dark experimental electronic / EBM project of Christian Donaghy, Autumns “Be Desire (Exhausted Modern Remix)” off upcoming V/A “Cotidie Morimur” Split cassette EP on Deviant Pleasures
  • Berlin-based Greek dark electro/EBM/industrial techno D.I.Y. project, Bat Habits “Nuclear Past”                        
  • Bogotà, Colombian experimental techno /industrial /electronic producer GAËL “Ars Memorativa” from V/A “War is Coming Back in Style” on Athens’ DYSTATIK
  • French ambient /EBM /Industrial /dark electronic producer Alpha Sect “Pyromancer’s Ritual” from upcoming cassette EP “Black Synapse” via Pildoras Tapes                                                                                                                      
  • Athens, Greece EBM /industrial techno producer Morphs – “Rumors And Reality” from upcoming “Rumors & Reality” EP on Ferma label                                                                                                                                         
  • Lithuanian experimental /industrial /techno /EBM producer TEATRE “Never More Than Faintly” from upcoming V/A “Deviate VA002” EP 12″ on Deviate                                                                                                                   
  • UK Techno / Post-Punk / Darkwave / EBM solo project of Lebanon Hanover‘s William Maybelline, QUAL “VR Slaves” from the album “Tenebris In Lux” on his own Operation Qual Records
          
  • Melbourne, Australia EBM /dark electronic producer and Up North Records head LBEEZE “Badmouth” off upcoming 12″ EP “Dancing in the Dark” on Exiled Records
  • Secretive EBM /body music /wave /dark synth /porno industrial project, Wet Skin – “Abstract & Free” off upcoming cassette album “Animal God” on X-IMG23
  • Munich EBM /NDW /synthpop /dark electronic producer Nieeen – “Konni” off upcoming V/A “Alternative Fakten Vol. 2” on Munich-based platform Alternative Fakten                                                                                                
  • Barcelona-based noise /electro /techno Argentinian producer and Diffuse Reality founder, Rodrigo Garcia aka Squaric “Zarate (Years Of Denial Highlands Remix)” off “Zarate” EP on Diffuse Reality                                 
  • French dark synth / electro-pop duo of Sebastien Chenut & Maud Geffray, Scratch Massive – “Closer Feat. Chloe (Mmyylo Remix)”                                                                                                                                             
  • Los Angeles-based dark synth electronic singer, songwriter, and multimedia artist, Chelsey Boy “All Mine” debut single
            
  • Electronic music producer Moral Animal – “Solace Found” from V/A “EGONLAB HORROR STORY AW21” via EGONlab.
       
  • Argentinian experimental/ EBM/ breaks/ acid /techno producer and founder of the Knife collective, Santiago Lachaise, aka Unknown “Possessions” from upcoming cassette EP “Lack of Resources” on X-IMG
  • Illinois EBM /industrial /techno DIY producer Luct Melod “Louxhe” from “Grapnel” EP
  • UK industrial techno /hardcore /acid /noise /electro /punk producer Ludgate Squatter “Break” from lathe cut 10″ EP “No Endorphins” on Filmmaker’s BODY MUSICK
  • Italian experimental/ industrial/ acid/ techno producer CRYPTO ORDER “Persuade” off “Cryptowar” Split cassette EP with DJ Warzone
  • Athens-based Greek experimental /industrial /techno electronic music producer /DJ, Modal Analysis label co-founder, Vanila Records and Agia Varvara Originals head, AFNS “Ponos” from “#011″ EP 12” on Vanila Records
  • Hamburg, Germany industrial/EBM/electro producer L.F.T. “Strassenmensch feat. Nils Fock” from forthcoming ltd. 12″ EP “Träume Von Gabriel” dedicated to Gabi Delgado-López, on Mechatronica                                           
  • New York City industrial /electro producer, Greg Schappert, aka SC-164 “Generator#1” off upcoming EP “Generator” via Athens’ Modal Analysis                                                                                                                                       
  • Derry-based industrial /dark experimental electronic /EBM project of Christian Donaghy, AUTUMNS “Raw Meat Dub” from the wave-dub album “Dyslexia Sound System”
  • New York experimental Industrial, Rhythmic Noise, Breakcore & Dub duo, WARCRIME “DOOM HEAD” (samples taken from the Rob Zombie‘s movie ’31’)                                                                                                 
  • Madrid based experimental electronic producer Dario Garcia, aka NOTZING “Hipnagogia” off the upcoming 2×12″ “Ingeniería Onírica”, out March 9th on Spain’s Koryu Budo Records.                                                             
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands experimental /acid /house /techno producer /DJ Robert Bergman “Voice Of The Necromancer”
             
  • Buenos Aires EBM/darkwave/electro/dark electronics producer (Perlas label head, Waves co-founder, half of Dimensión Alterna), Marceas “Las Flores Del Jardin”                                                                                               
  • Moscow based electro/EBM/dark techno Dj/producer and Maxima Culpa Records co-founder, GEGEN MANN “Masheen Emosheen” from “Everybody Wants To Feel Release” EP on Maxima Culpa Records
     
  • Croatian ambient /techno/ electronic collaboration, INSOLATE Feat. SARA RENARWHAT “DO YOU BELIEVE?” from the album “HYPERVENTILATION” on Blush Response
  • Mainz, Germany psych /acid /electro producer DJ ARG – “Kernig” from the cassette EP “808 Miles High” on Dead Channel Records
  • Athens/Berlin Synth Wave/New Wave/Psych/Dark Electronic collaborative project between Gerard Papasimakopoulos and Fringe Society, Modern Ruin – “Tense Soup” off debut LP “Unemployment Line Disco” on Höga Nord Records
  • Collaborative electronic project of a founding member of FRONT 242, Daniel Joseph Jose Bressanutti and guitarist Elko Blijweert, DANIEL B. : ELKO B. “Nomenklatura” from ” Six+Six” EP on Alfa Matrix
  • Collaboration between Tokyo-born, German multi-media artist Jonathan Meese and veteran München‘s Techno-House-producer DJ Hell, aka Meese X Hell “Trommeln” off upcoming »Hab keine Angst, hab keine Angst, ich bin deine Angst« 2x vynil 12″ double LP+hardcover book
           
  • French dark disco /wave /electronic producer GUYD “Look” from the upcoming V/A “Oberwave Vol.3” on Oberwave
     
  • Madrid ambient /trance /electro/ experimental electronic producer (EDEN, NO-VOX, GESELL, DVRA-LEX), TONOVOX “THE SHRIMP DANCE” from “TNVX 1” LP on Barcelona’s  NØVAK
  • Madrid, Spain dark disco electronic DJ/ producer and founder of the Logical label, JAVIER BUSTO “My Own Way (Guyd Remix)” off new “My Own Way” EP 12″ on Espacio CIELO
  • Vienna-based Italo disco /electropop /synthwave three-piece Austrian outfit Leitstrahl “Albatross” off upcoming “Daylight Comet” EP (sampler of the LP “Chromium Dioxide” due later in the year) on Bordello A Parigi                                                                                                                                                                               
  • Munich, Germany cosmic /acid /Italo /electro producer and Permanent Vacation label co-founder, Benjamin Fröhlich “Dream Machine” from “Club Fantasy” EP on Live At Robert Johnson
  • Ireland‘s dark psych electronic producer Steady State “Shake Up Your Mind (Richard Sen Remix)” from V/A “Beats For Beds – Shelter Me” Remix Album (a child of the Shelter Me Festival in December 2020, is in Aid of Shelter UK) via Paisley Dark Records
  • Italian Italo disco/cosmic/electronic collaboration, Daniel Monaco & Sauvage World – “Tenerè (Fabrizio Mammarella Remix)” off “Paninari on Acid” EP on Roam Recordings
  • Italian Italo/dark electronic/synthpop producers Fred Ventura and Paolo Gozzetti aka ITALOCONNECTION “Now Or Never 2021″ off new EP “Be Yourself (Again)”
  • Berlin-based Italian Italo/cosmic disco DJ/producer Franz Scala “NameYourPrice Edit 006” on Les Yeux Orange
  • Belgian indie dance /disco collaborative project between multi-instrumentalist and producer Reinhard Vanbergen, Charlotte Caluwaerts (Tundra) and Mo Disko of the renowned duo ‘The Glimmers’, aka RHEINZAND “Blind (Gerd Janson Dance Remix)” on Music For Dreams
  • Collaboration between Tronik Youth and Stockholm Syndrome, aka Stockholm Youth “Fallin” forthcoming EP on Nein Records
  • Greek dark disco /indie dance /tribal /electronic producer (aka Felizol), Veslemes – “Holly Sharp (Trio Misterio Remix)” from “The Nest” EP on Rotten City Records
  • Hungary born, Barcelona based electro /cosmic /synthpop /indie- dance /electronic producer (head of Bolygó Records) ADWER – “Interface” off upcoming “Brain-Computer Interface” EP on Clash Lion                               
  • Mexican dark disco /dark electronic duo from Puebla, FLXXX “Landing Slowly (Álvaro Cabana & Azaria Remix)” from upcoming new EP “Landing Slowly” on Side UP Works                                                                      
  • Berlin-based deep house /nu-disco producer Brian Ring – “Emperors Dance” off “Journey” EP 12″ on Clutching At Straws
      
  • Brooklyn, NY based, Scottish born Balearic /psych /house /electronic musician/producer James Armstrong (one half of Birds of Pandæmonium), aka Hazy James – “Need Somebody (Hardway Bros Remix)” off “Need Somebody” EP on Our Starry Universe                                                                                                                   
  • Netherlands analog acid electro trio We Are The Nerds With Acid “Op Mijn Balkon” from “Op Mijn Balkon / Look At The Sky” EP on SoundUnbound
  • London based former Andrew Weatherall’s engineer, one half of The Asphodells (with Daniel Avery) and electronic DJ /producer Timothy J. Fairplay ”Eyewitness News” from V/A “A Call Too Close” compilation brokntoys
  • Toronto, Canada‘s lo-fi IDM electro producer and co-owner of Suction Records (along with Jason Hamm, aka Solvent), Gregory de Rocher, aka LOWFISH “Quarter Bass” (demo)                                                                       
  • German acid /synth wave /electro producer BLACKPLOID “Pleasure Activism” from upcoming “Cosmic Traveler” EP on Central Processing Unit
  • Harrisburg, PA experimental /Braindance /IDM producer Ben Rabenold, aka Precenphix “Thaw” from “False Season” album on Not Yet Remembered Records
  • San Francisco experimental /ambient /glitch /Braindance /techno producer Colin Dyer “43ast69ng Cir63l65 (Toys in the Static remix)” from “return null;” on Schematic Music Company
  • UK experimental electronic producer from London, Daniel Avery “tremor” new single
  • Finnish experimental /ambient /hypnagogic / lo-fi electronic project ofJukka Herva (aka Barrry Andrewsin Disko), aka Pullaherra “Aivastus” from cassette album “Pullaherra: Oldies” on Pulla Oy
  • Brighton, UK Tribal /Downtempo/ Dub /Ambient /Dubstep /Drum n Bass project of Seb Taylor, Kaya Project “Zheng ’21 (Ambient Mix)” from “Zheng ’21” EP
  • UK lo-fi /ambient /minimal /synth electronic project Defender Waves “My Love For You Will Never Die” from “Telepathy Babe” EP
  • Chinese experimental /ambient /psych /minimal rock group from Wuhan, Hualun(花伦)“One Night in Hong Kong” from the cassette “Wʌndərlænd +4” EP (fourth in their series of Wʌndərlænd) on Crafting Room Recordings
  • Ambient /drone /neo-classical collaboration Not Waving & Romance “Visions Of Light” off the album “Eyes Of Fate” on Ecstatic
     
  • Italian experimental /ambient /drone /neo-classical artist Grotta Veterano “A Circular Breath” from the album “Unfolding Drama” ltd. CD on Facture
  • Hamilton, Ontario ambient scientist & composer Anne Sulikowski “I have been to the bottom of the ocean” title track from the new EP
  • Caen-based ambient /drone /post-rock /neo-classical solo-project of French musician Marc Euvrie, aka THE EYE OF TIME “Behind the unknown is where magic is” from the upcoming album “Acoustic II” on Denovali
      

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