WL//WH Weekly Electronic Music Tips

Weekly Electronic Music Tips – MARCH #11-22

PICKS OF THE WEEK:
  • Comme des Larmes podcast #71 w / SACHA MAMBO                                                                                          

Courtesy of Thiago Cantarutti AKA Rumore‘s Comme des Larmes podcast, just the way we like, eclectic, moody, unpredictable with a wide musical knowledge, Lyon-based Sacha Mambo is a French DJ and producer and Macadam Mambo label head, whose electrifying and trance-inducing style range from Early Rave, Cosmic, Jungle, Dub, Acid to New Beat, New Wave, Post-Punk and Krautrock sprinkled with leftfield electronic obscurities. Enjoy!

  • Berlin-based NewYorker electronic /Italo disco /new wave /post-punk /coldwave /dark techno producer Luca Venezia aka CURSES – “Boundless feat Jennifer Touch” from the 2×12″ LP “Incarnadine” on Dischi Autunno

The multifaceted, equal parts dark and sparkling, electronica of Curses‘ third album is established on a heady and powerful whirlwind of sound suggestions ranging from Post-punk, New Wave, House to Synthwave, Italo, New Beat among others combined with 80s Horror movie/literary moods, is deft evidence of eclecticism and music culture heightened to a conceptual and compositional method, where the genre becomes material to be moulded and cannibalized from the inside, always channelling it into a relentless rhythm that never fails and ceases to pulsate, captivate and grip in an intoxicating neverending dancefloor brimming with ‘timeless emotions’.

  • Danish experimental/ambient duo of Mikkel Valentin Dunkerley & P.E. (aka Rosen & Spyddet), aka Olympisk Løft – “Fire Blanke Sten Faldt Fra Hjertet” from V/A “May The Embers Of Resistance Burn Fierce And Bright” Ukraine humanitarian fundraising compilation via Copenhagen‘s Janushoved

Huge Experimental, Ambient, Synth infused humanitarian fundraising compilation for the people of Ukraine via favourite Danish imprint Janushoved.

  • Space ambient /electronica music producer Edgaras Žakevičius from Lithuania, Stellardrone “Light Years” from V/A “Portals: Energostatic (For Ukraine)” on Kyiv’s netlabel Energostatic Records and A Strangely Isolated Place

Eclectic atmospheric humanitarian fundraising compilation for the people of Ukraine, ranging from Dub-Techno, Ambient, Minimal, Drum & Bass, IDM and beyond compiled by Kyiv-based longstanding electronic netlabel Energostatic Records via Los Angeles’ A Strangely Isolated Place label’s deep dive Portal Series.

  • Amsterdam based experimental /broken beats /dub /acid /electro /leftfield techno producer and Galactic Funk co-founder, Bertram “Tercel Dub” off of upcoming debut EP “Kibra Cadena” on Dead Channel Records  

Louisville‘s Dead Channel Records label always brings out leftfield proposals not immediately catchy at first listen, but always absolutely intriguing and electrifying. This time the Dutch producer Bertram unleashes a raw, distorted, and hypnotic groovy jam in constant mutation between pounding obsessive percussive patterns and broken rhythms, syncopated and stammering bass, hip-hop resonances, droning strains and chopped vocals to produce a disturbing and at the same time engaging vibrant dancing vortex of chaotic tension and relentless visceral hypnosis.

  • Berlin-based, Belgrade-native industrial /ambient /tribal /psych /acid /downtempo /electronic production duo Nebojša Bogdanović and Goran Simonoski, aka TAPAN Feat. Decha – “Twenty (beatless Version)” [Malka Tuti]                                                                                                                                                                                                
  • Electronic /new wave /post-punk trans-media artist, composer and vocalist based between Vienna and Berlin, Rosa Anschütz ‘Sold Out’ off of the upcoming debut LP ‘Goldener Strom’ on BPitch Control
  • Barcelona‘s tribal /slow-mo /cinematic /leftfield /psych /techno /electronic producer Velmondo “Ceremonial Ride (MR TC Remix )” from “Drums Less Sweet” EP on Calypso Records
  • Glasgow, UK electro producer Kyle Webster (Dark Partials Project, Sixteenth, General Krull), KROKAKAI “Demise From Salvation” from “Ukraine Fundraiser Unreleased Traxx” album
  • Belarus based witch-house /dark electronic /death electro project of Nikita Vasiliev, aka SKAEN “Unholy Mountain” from the new album “Dark Muse”
  • Latvian/Georgian experimental improviser, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and artist DARJA KAZIMIRA ‘Dance Of The Obedient With Daggers’ from the LP ‘Medea Forgives Jason’ on Cyclic Law
  • Katowice, Poland acid /techno /modular electronic project of Michał Solipiwko (aka Ultima Waves) aka SLPWK “Bryophyte” from upcoming LP                                                                                                                         
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia indie dance /dark disco /electronic producer ED DIX “Murky Dream” from the upcoming EP “Murky Dream” on DEKADENZ RECORDS
  • San Francisco based coldwave /darkwave /mutant body music project of John Anton Malinowski, EX-HEIR – “MANIC TEASE” from the album “WISŁAWA RITUAL”
  • Japanese industrial techno producer TOMOHIKO SAGAE “Cold as Ice #2″ from upcoming Split cassette album “Tomohiko Sagae x Never Worse” on Strange Therapy
  • Italian Post-Industrial project of Francesco Presotto (member and founder of the noise/dark ambient outfits Søgen with Hålbå), AKA Søulless “Blind Leads To Blind” from upcoming “I Am Abomination” EP on Industrial Complexx
  • Experimental Industrial techno production duo Boris Brenecki and Darko Kolar from Serbia, ONTAL “Almagest (Part I)” from the upcoming “SPLIT#2” ONTAL / DΛS album on Pi Electronics [π]
  • Stockholm/Bordeaux dark techno /EBM /electro collaboration, REIN x Djedjotronic – “Transmutation (Pablo Bozzi Remix)” from “Transmutation” EP [Boysnoize Records]
  • Moscow-based EBM /industrial techno producer Fyodor Feoktistov, aka MESHES “Be Ready To Fight” from the upcoming V.A. “Deviate VA004″ EP 12” on DEVIATE rec
  • Berlin-based industrial /body-techno producer Panternoise – “Shuffle The Pandora (Crystal Geometry Remix)” from the EP ‘Transidient Doorways‘ [Self-Release]
  • Paris-based, French acid /trance /techno producer Dahlia – “Sins Made Of Black” from upcoming V/A “Fighting In Ostkreuz” EP on Deestricted                                                                                                                            
  • Belgrade native leftfield techno producer Rusmir “Eighteen Hundred” from “Six Months” EP on YES
  • Serbian industrial techno producer Darko Kolar (one half of Ontal), AKA Katran – “BL-3” from “Decapitation” EP [Blame Records]
  • Italian lo-fi /industrial /electro /wave /dark techno producer Alessio Di Mezza (aka Strangers For Love), AKA Religius Order “Untitled” from “Cassette Archive” album of cuts from old cassette recorded in his home studio from 2014 to 2017
  • Berlin based industrial /dark techno /electro DJ-producer Henning Baer “Pentagon Papers” from “Sui Generis” EP on Pinkman
  • Stuttgart, Germany experimental /cyber-punk /techno /electronic body music project Zerstörer “Meta Substance” single
  • Italian ambient /sci-fi /synth-electro project of Naples native Filippo Colonna Romano, AKA Modula “The Night Out” from upcoming 4th LP “Paranormal Phenomena” on Tartelet Archives                                                          
  • Berlin-based wave /dub /disco /kraut /post-punk /electronic French producer and I’m A Cliche label head Benjamin Boguet, aka COSMO VITELLI “High Blood Pressure” from the upcoming third album “Medhead” via I’m A Cliche
  • New York‘s hardware-based acid /electro producer and vinyl DJ Axel Blaze (aka DJ Mystery Science), aka OLE MIC ODD “Attemporal” from V/A “NERD GANG COMPILATION Volcada1” EP on Nerdiboy Records
  • Rubi, Barcelona dark techno /electro project of Rafael M. Espinosa (aka Geistform), aka UNIVAC – ”Atoms Complot” from “Helicon” EP on Pinkman’s sublabel Mindri
  • Tel Aviv experimental /breakbeat /acid /psych /electronic producer, one half of Red Axes, Niv Arzi, AKA Nic Arizona pres. Anjuna Niv “11f Elevator Code” from “Doll Pin” EP on Offen Music
  • Malta‘s electro bass drive music producer Keith Farrugia, aka SOUND SYNTHESIS – “Spatial Effect” from the upcoming “Love Transients” EP [Nocta Numerica Records]                                                                                         
  • UK acid /techno /breaks /electro producer Dez Williams “Non Playable Characters” from upcoming V/A “Occupants V2” compilation on Science Cult
  • Glasgow techno /electro producer, Fear-E ‘Pandemonium (Feat Mike James)’ from upcoming ‘It’s All In The Game Yo’ EP on Hilltown Disco
  • Berlin-based breakbeat /techno /electronic US producer Gag Reflex – “Adhesive” from V/A “Compilation 004” charity compilation for Refugees4Refugees on none/such
  • Bristol, UK techno /psych /noise rock/electro four-piece band SCALPING “Flashforward” from the debut album “Void” due out 29th April via Houndstooth
  • Tel Aviv, Israel ambient /leftfield /breaks /percussion /electronic collaboration between Gladys Laser & Autarkic, AKA The Utilities – “Task One” from upcoming EP on Age of Self
  • Sheffield, UK experimental techno trio THE BLACK DOG “Grey Not Green” from “Concrete Reasoning” EP
  • Meknes-raised, Casablanca-based reggaeton /drum & bass Moroccan electronic music DJ and producer, 3xOJ – “Shaheed (P3RY Remix)” from “Shaheded” EP
  • Berlin-based French experimental /breakbeat /techno producer and ygam label co-head Mathieu Bonnafous, AKA Catartsis “Réminiscence du galetas” from the EP “Acier Leste” on ygam
  • Bangkok-based acid /ethnic /Goa trance /psych /progressive duo of producer Sunju Hargun and Swiss multi-instrumentalist Jerom Doudet, AKA Mogambo – “Urvi (उर्वी)” from the sophomore EP “Urvi (उर्वी)” [Siamese Twins Records]                                                                                                                                                         
  • Rhetta Hughes – “Angel Man (Elfenberg & Stankfejs Rub n’Dub Edit)” (1983) from “REPHRASE COLLECTION 2022” EP on HARD FIST
                
  • Berlin-based dark disco/indie dance/electro artist [one-half of indie dance act Leggings], Heidenreich – “Neuruppin Trance (Original Mix)” from V/A “Muy Duro, Vol. 7” EP on Duro
  • Swiss slow rave/psych synth/electronic duo Psycho Weazel “White Lodge (Tyu Remix)” from “Red Room” EP on Rotten City Records
  • Antwerp, Belgium Hi NRG /Italo Disco producer DJ Monsieur Moustache, AKA John Noseda – “Climax” off of V/A “You can trust a man with a moustache Vol 4” EP [Moustache Records 048]
  • Italian Italo disco/synth wave producers Fred Ventura and Paolo Gozzetti aka ITALOCONNECTION “No Guilt No Pride” single
  • Barcelona based wave /Italo /disco /electronic French producer AGLE “In your Black Eyes” from the upcoming EP “For Eternity” on Ritmo Fatale
  • Amsterdam‘s ambient /tropical /ethnic /Balearic /house producer LOVE APE – “Dance Of The Apes” from “Sawah Indah” EP on Shades Of Sound Recordings
  • Nashville based postmodernist, minimal composition /drone project of award winning film composer Dave Mantel, AKA Naal “For Those Who” from “For Those Who / Me, Frozen” second in a series of releases for homeless songs on Chroma Artist Collective
  • São Paulo//Tokyo-based, Japanese ambient /drone /experimental composer and guitarist, Tatsuro Murakami “Lost in Buenos Aires” from the CD album “The Sound Of Living Things” on Lᴏɴᴛᴀɴᴏ Series/Rohs! Records.
  • Paris, France experimental /ambient guitar project Departure Street “Somewhere Outside the Flow of Time” from the album “Walking the Earth” on Somewherecold Records
  • San Antonio, TX drone /ambient /field recordings /experimental musician Claire Rousay “everything perfect is already here” extract from the upcoming album of the same name on Shelter Press
  • Miami, Fl dark ambient /psych /improv /field recordings /drone collaboration between artists Domingo Castillo and doris dana, AKA bad lsd trips “Lavadora Levitando” from cassette s/t album on North Carolina’s  emossed
  • Derby, UK ambient guitarist Wodwo “Light escapes our bodies at night” title track from the album “Light escapes our bodies at night” on Fallow Recordings
  • Japanese ambient drone composer Akito Misaki “ead #10”
  • Los Angeles based ambient /meditative /ethereal /drone /electronic project of husband-wife duo James and Cynthia Bernard (marine eyes), AKA Awakened Souls “Dream Work” from upcoming vinyl 12″ album “Night Songs” on Past Inside the Present
  • Midlands, UK based ambient /piano /neo-classical /electronic collaborative project of Yorkshiremen producers and musicians Wodwo and Andrew Land, Wodwo/Land “The fight over Thacker Pass” from the album “The post-post”

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