WL//WH Weekly Electronic Music Tips

Weekly Electronic Music Tips – APRIL #17-22

PICKS OF THE WEEK:
  • ANATOLIAN WEAPONS // META MOTO PODCAST [MMP097]                                                                                 

Through more than 15 years of passionate activity, Athenian artist Aggelos Baltas (Dream Weapons, Fantastikoi Hxoi), especially under his moniker Anatolian Weapons, has established himself as one of the most consistent and visionary DJs/Producers from the international underground electronic scene with an unmistakable and eclectic style, ranging across a wide spectrum of influences and sound contamination, whilst ceaselessly retaining a powerful, hypnotic and psychedelic flair. Courtesy of EGZOTIKKA‘s META MOTO label podcast, enjoy a nearly two-hour-long rad mix.

  • Israeli dark disco /indie dance /electronic producer Eliezer feat. Skelesys – “Don’t Be” from upcoming EP “Ritmica La Noar” [Play Pal Music]                                                                                                                                                           

The heady cinematic rework by Berlin-based, Buenos Aires native cutting-edge artist unleashes wicked airy twangy guitar resonances to spin sinister haunted swooshing vibrations through a rolling sway of hypnotic stomping beats, droning spirals, treacherous, flickering synth melodies, and sizzling riffs, to build alluring 60s-tinged scents of spy laden mystery movie soundtrack, cast in giddy exotic adventures and deadly intrigues.

  • Tel Aviv based acid /ethnic /psych /folk /cosmic /electronic composer Omri Smadar & Roy Shpilman – “Adama (Original Mix)” from Omri Smadar‘s “Phase of Motion” EP on Hard Fist

Israeli prolific electronic composer Omri Smadar, well known for interweaving organic, synthetic and analog, in collaboration with friend producer Roy Shpilman, unrolls crisp and hollow tribal percussions that set the ceremonial dance tone for stacking glaring synth strains, rambunctious pounding bursts, groovy pulsing bass tones, and depth defying obsessive echoes, rising and falling in thrilling rhythm shifting dilemmas, whilst blaring, repetitive children chants lead the way to a serious blaze of sheer dancefloor attitude.

  • Chiapas, Mexico industrial /techno /EBM duo Red Deviil – “Insane Damage” from upcoming V/A “Unification of Harsh Realities Vol.2” cassette compilation on N.I.M Tapes

Scots DIY label N.I.M presents the second volume of their compilation series with a blazing mix of seismic EBM and industrial clank and hard-hitting techno from Chiapas established production unit with a wicked killer cut that channels sinister hypnotic menace to drive tight snappy kicks and hard stomping beats through an ominous tunnel of “Insane Damage”, melted into gritty, clattering mechanics, cutting percussive discharges, and lancinating synth strains, firing heavy artillery at shocking intervals, whilst distant distorted vocal loops induce heady cyborg fantasy realms left rising and falling in dystopic dancefloor trance.

  • South Yorkshire-based Northern minimal electronic experimentalist and Woodford Halse tape label head, Mat Handley (also a member of Floodlights and vert:x), PULSELOVERS “Silica” from the single “Silica / Arcing”
  • Prague-based ambient /soundtrack /electronic musician Andrej Kabal, AKA Kabal “Entering The Vampire Castle” from upcoming “Vampire Castle” EP on Dalmata Daniel
  • London based ambient /IDM /electro DJ-producer Timothy J. Fairplay “Blood Tribute” from V/A “The Fifth Quarter” on brokntoys
  • Phoenix, AZ experimental /ambient /techno /electronic duo Matthew Willet & Ryan Wick AKA Dokomo “Playing Dumb” from “The Illusion Of Control” cassette album on IDS Recordings
  • Bay City, Michigan based ambient /experimental /abstract /leftfield /free jazz /twisted electro self-built electronics solo-output moniker of John Talaga, aka FASHION FLESH “becoming ambidextrous” from the upcoming cassette album “Ambidextrous” on SONS OF TRADERS RECORDS
  • Mysterious experimental /industrial /techno /electronic project HOMVA “Palindromes” from the cassette “Vorevo” [HOMVA023]
  • New York-based experimental /minimal wave/electro /synth project by Sean McBride, aka MARTIAL CANTEREL “Mostly Mondays”                                                                                                                                   
  • New York‘s experimental /noise /industrial /techno /electronic project of Uniform member, Michael Berdan “Gravedancer” from “The Demon” EP on Phage Tapes
  • Italian experimental /ambient /drum & bass /breakbeat /electro DJ/Producer Ex.Hale – “Tension Dub” from the EP “Rites” on Sonidos Subterraneos
  • Istanbul, Turkey-based ambient /ritual /industrial /dark techno producer Varteres Durise – “Grey (Öspiel Remix)” from “Famadihana Remixed” EP
  • Belgian Hard Techno /EBM /Electro Industrial collaboration Ethan Fawkes & Dreadfool “Some Fall (Original Mix)” from upcoming”Some Fall” EP on Nu Body Records
         
  • Tbilisi, Georgia EBM /Rave /Post-Punk /Dark Techno DJ and producer Ćyan ID “Yes I’m not Well” from V/A “4 Years” tape compilation on SOIL
  • Krasnodar, Russian EBM /acid /synthwave /breaks /techno producer Sanyanameste “Red Tape” from upcoming EP “Resolution” on Diffuse Reality Records                                                                                                               
  • Medellín, Colombia lo-fi experimental /electro /EBM /techno /dark synth solo project of Faunes Efes, FILMMAKER “Immune to Propaganda” from the new album “Fictional Portrayals” on VEYL
  • French Industrial Body Music project of Timothée Gainet (aka Poison Point), IV HORSEMEN ”Magnetic Rose” single from the upcoming album “Parade Nocturne” on aufnahme + wiedergabe
  • Bogotà, Colombian Electro /Techno /Industrial /EBM producer and founder of DClock Records, Jesús David Restrepo, AKA Damaged Clock “Up” from upcoming cassette EP “Mental Silence” on Frenesia
  • Thessaloniki-based ambient /EBM /Industrial /dark electronics producer Alpha Sect “Minds Alike” from V/A “Anatomy Vol. 2” on BODY MUSICK                                                                                                                                 
  • Serbian industrial techno producer Darko Kolar (one half of Ontal), AKA Katran “Isolation (with Surit)” from the album “Above The Concrete” on HANDS
  • Helsinki-based industrial /hard techno DJ-producer VAISANEN “Notamiov” from “Parallel Circuits II” split EP with TD/X on Műhely
  • Madrid, Spain industrial hard techno producer SAN LOPEZ “Susurros De Valkiria” from EP ‘Love Story’ on his label Valhalla
  • Netherlands industrial hard techno producer Ikram Shinwari – “Analog Toy” from “Analog Toy” EP on PURE HATE
  • UK techno collaboration Slam + Rebekah – “Believe In The Night” from the “Louder Than Chaos Bundle” collection on Soma Records
  • French cinematic /acid /trance /techno producer Florian-Alan Villain, aka MSKD “Entropy And Versatile” single on NovaFuture Recordings
  • Argentinian experimental /acid /breakbeat /electro producer from Buenos Aires (one half of Shpshft) Javier Vairo a.k.a NOT4 “It Seems that Nobody is Wrong” from V/A “PERLAS – Complementary” cassette compilation on Perlas label
  • Zagreb, Croatia EBM /acid /techno /synth electro producer Sasha Rajkovich (member of Sumerian Fleet, NauGrau, FFFC, Kali Jugend), ZARKOFF “Exodus” from the upcoming EP “Completed With Errors” on Tripalium Corp                                                                                                                                                                             
  • The Hague, Netherlands one-woman analog dark synth project Dim Garden “Visions of Love (Legowelt Remix)” from the upcoming cassette album “A Dauntless Sprite Descends” on Italo Moderni
  • Berlin-based dark disco /dark electronic /wave DJ-producers duo Vamparela & Brax Moody, AKA Local Suicide “Moustache w/ Skelesys” from the upcoming album “Eros Anikate” on their label Iptamenos Discos
  • Paris-based, French EBM /disco /indie dance /synth producer (Fka Gewalt), Gewaltem – “Psycho Express” from V/A “AERIA” compilation on J.A.D.E
  • Tel Aviv acid /ghetto /breakbeat /electro producer Adi Yair “Gag On This” from the upcoming EP “Ghetto Sallameh” on Colombia’s Bogoture Recs                                                                                                                
  • Malta‘s electro bass drive music producer Keith Farrugia, aka SOUND SYNTHESIS – “You Are The Force” from the upcoming ’ from the forthcoming V.A. EP “Exit Planet Earth: Krypton” [20/20 Vision Recordings]                                   
  • Australian/Irish techno /electro collaboration between producers Mikey Melas & Matthew Flanagan, aka Jensen Interceptor x DeFeKT – “Free Your Mind” title track from the upcoming EP “Free Your Mind” on Tresor Records
  • Glasgow‘s acid /techno /electro producer, Fear-E “Vitamin E” from ‘It’s All In The Game Yo’ EP on Hilltown Disco.
  • Sango – “Lanso a Braba (Ft. JXNV$)” [Manao Edit]
  • Moscow‘s industrial /IDM /acid /electro /electronic experimentalist (aka DJ VST), Stas Zavyalov “viathinkyourself – false data” from the album “Prepared Mood”
  • Brazilian indie dance /acid /cosmic synth sound wizard ROTCIV – “Hypnolove” from the upcoming V.A. “Disco Biscuits #1” EP on Luv Shack Records                                                                                                                              
  • Spanish indie dance /dark disco DJs and producers, Silicodisco & Parissior – “Zombies In Space (Fabrizio Mammarella Remix)” from “CHAPTER 13: Silicodisco & Parissior” EP [Critical Monday]                                       
  • Indie dance /disco /electronic producers and Berlin/Barcelona‘s Clash Lion label co-founders, Terr & Daniel Watts – “Clairvoyant” from upcoming “Bring The Future” EP [Clash Lion]                                                                         
  • Madrid‘s house /acid /dark disco /indie dance /electronic producer Moo Moonster “Space Phantasy (Marvin & Guy Remix)” off of upcoming “Space Phantasy” EP on Ya Hala Ya Hala                                                             
  • Miami-based, Mexican dark /cosmic /disco /indie dance producer Manuel Castaneda a.k.a. Rigopolar – “Melting Moon (Original Mix)” from the upcoming “Inversus Totalis” EP via his brand new label Tour De Infinite                       
  • Spanish indie dance /dark disco /electronic producer Parissior “Resistance” from V/A – “The Sky Sampler Vol 2” compilation on his own Espacio CIELO
  • Moscow‘s indie dance /disco /house /electronic duo AZOLE – “Pulpa (Endrik Schroeder “Driving to Heaven” remix)” from “Mr. Sutherland – Remixes” EP on Where Were We?
  • Liege, Belgium indie dance /nu-disco /electronic producer David Body – “Discotte” from upcoming “Discotte” EP on KADETT MUSIK                                                                                                                                             
  • Cantonese funky disco “埃及 Rose (RFX Edit)” from V/A “Extinct Melodies From The Canto Club #2” compilation of edits by Running Hot & RFX on Hong Kong‘s Fauve Records
  • Darmstadt, Germany Italo disco /nu-disco /house producer Phonk D – “Anoa” single on Future Disco
  • Barcelona based ambient /psych /deep /techno DJ/producer Salva Coromina, aka ABSIS “Flying Over Me” from “All The Moments” EP [OSL021] on Oslated
  • Stuttgart‘s ambient /deep techno producer-DJ and Predawn Records founder, Laima Adelaide – “After Lightning” from V/A “Two PT. 1″ EP 12” on Virescence Records
  • Offenbach, Germany experimental /dark ambient /techno /synth producer Daniel Herrmann AKA Flug 8 “Radio Facilities” from “Enroute” album on Live At Robert Johnson
  • Spanish/Japanese ambient /drone /organic /electro-acoustic duo David Cordero & Kenji Kihara “The Space of Kuruwa Ground” from the upcoming album “Komorebi 木漏れ日” on Home Normal
  • German experimental /ambient /electronic producer Brian Müller, aka SKEE MASK “Hachures” from the EP ‘ ISS007’ on Ilian Tape Skee Series
  • Amsterdam-based ambient artist Origin ST “Cassia” from the upcoming ‘Dark Nights are Setting In’ album on Ambientologist
  • Ambient /experimental /discreet musician from Belgium, ‘T GERUIS “Mauve Rose” from the album “Bain D’Étoiles” on LAAPS
  • Philadelphia based, Baltimore bred ambient /drone /piano /field recordings musician (member of Hotel Neon, Gray Acres, and Mordançage), Andrew Tasselmyer “Moonlit Solitude” from the upcoming album “Music for Nonexistent Films” on Somewherecold Records
  • Chicago based ambient/ drone /electro-acoustic musician Ben Zucker “None were things” from the album “Having becames” on Whitelabrecs
  • Irish trance /kosmische /synth /ambient moniker of electronic musician Brendan Gregoriy (AKA Chymera), AKA Merrin Karras “Side B (Out of the Silent Planet)” from “Silent Planet” vinyl album on A Strangely Isolated Place
  • Danish ambient electronic collage artist and musician Paw Grabowski aka øjeRum “Music For A Lonely Moon I” from the upcoming album “Music For A Lonely Moon” on Slow Tone Collages

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