WL//WH Weekly Electronic Music Tips

Weekly Electronic Music Tips – October #43-21

PICKS OF THE WEEK:
  • Mechta Podcast 042 — St. Theodore                                                                                                                     

Courtesy of the Belarus Podcast from Minsk, Mechta, Voronezh, Russia based musician/producer Nikita Theodorov, Raw Union label affiliated and curator, and one-half post-punk/coldwave project Midnight Passage, AKA St. Theodore, returns with a heavy invigorating concoction of Electro, EBM, Acid, Cold Wave and Industrial. Enjoy!                                                           

  • Greek EBM /industrial techno /dark electronic producer from Athens, MORAH “Zelandas Basico” from upcoming cassette LP “Bizarre Beauty” (plus a limited 5-track Vinyl EP 12” on Filmmaker‘s Body Musick label)

Brand new album from AthensPhormix label founder and electronic experimentalist Morah unfolds, with usual prowess, its metallic and seismic industrial core, combining seamlessly New Beat, Techno, Post-Punk, Electro, Wave, Acid, Ambient and everything in between. Dangerous steadily hypnotic dancing tribal vibes inflame “Zelandas Basico” with thunderous ritual beats to stomp invigorating boisterous rhythms through a conveyor belt of repetitive mechanical clanks, disconnected steam-powered frequencies, warped, sinister, and high-strung distorted vocal echoes, to build surreal swirling hypnosis like a Mad Hatter’s dark and colourful dream.

  • Dresden/ Leipzig hip-hop /electro duo KAWA KAWA – “Mon Frère” from V/A “NOAR001” label funding EP compilation [NOAR Records]                                                                                                                                   

Although not long ago the East German duo was teetering in dangerous, at least for us, soulful trap sounding territories, on the other hand, taking part at the fundraising NOAR Label compilation EP with a syncopated and hypnotic killer vocal electro number that unleashes asymmetric rolling bassline that drives through an exhilarating mood of drifting Teutonic female vocalizations, gathering detached, angst, breathless secrets, and hypnotic echoes from the rapid palpitating punchy dance beats and eerie desolate icy-bright synth swathes to insert trance-inducing wavelengths into the mind-erasing dancefloor groove.

  • Colombian Electro /Industrial /EBM /techno producer (aka Magnum Opus), Implantable Technology – “Cyber Future” off of upcoming V/A “Feed your Demons” compilation on Italy’s imprint Frenesia.                                 

Italian label’s first filthy compilation shows up through one of Colombian DJ-producer Felipe Novoa‘s moniker with a disruptive and turbulent raw mix of buzzing warped electro and heavy thumping techno spattered with industrial and EBM unruly threat. “Cyber Future” compels dirty heavy steam-powered beats to stomp in relentless mechanical syncopated logic through a thundering vibration of flashing, droning low ends and disruptive zipping synth strains, pausing on occasion to carve eerie spatial stuttering distorted expansions, before ploughing forward in brutal, unstoppable edgy thumping cyber bliss.

  • German/Italian 70s/80s horror soundtrack electronic synth duo of Heinrich Dressel (MinimalRome, Mannequin, Bordello A Parigi) and Federico Amorosi (Daemonia and Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin), aka Dressel Amorosi “Chariots of Pumpkins” cover of the classic by Masters John Carpenter & Alan Howarth.                                     
  • Manchester/Liverpool experimental /ambient /cinematic /dark jazz /electronic collaborative project, Aging ~ Land Trance “Shattered Rooms” from the album “Embassy Nocturnes” via Tombed Visions Records
  • Italian downtempo /acid /tribal electronic DJ/producer based in Rome, A-Tweed – “Interpretation 2” from “Lola Interpretations” remix album on INTERSEZIONI
  • UK lo-fi /dub /funk /acid /house /electronic collaboration George T & Johnny Aux “Amsterdam” from upcoming “Making Excuses For You” EP on Optimo Music
  • German experimental /ambient /jazz /cosmic /psych /breaks /kraut /electronic production duo Benedikt Frey & Tim Toh – “Neu (ft. Lisa Toh & Niklas Wandt)” off of “NAVA” EP on Frey’s R.I.O. Label
  • Barcelona experimental /ambient /industrial /electronic collaborative project of producers Marc Piñol and Hugo Capablanca, AKA CPI “Lamento (Tadi remix- Digital Only)” from “Alianza Remixes” EP on Hivern Discs
  • New York‘s experimental electronic project of Justin Schmidt (part of Blu Anxxiety), aka X Harlow “Light Is Gone” from the cassette album “Cathars” on Sweat Equity
  • Tennessee experimental /goth /dark electronics /darkwave/post-punk project of Daniel Holt, AKA Human Figures “Dogs Chasing Sun And Moon” from the cassette mini-album “After An Ordeal” (a collection of early works) on popnihil.
  • Prague based ambient /techno /electro producer and Endless Illusion label head Ladislav Zensor, aka EXHAUSTED MODERN “Reframe_Reform” from the upcoming EP “Deform | Reform” on Marguerite Records
  • Chicago Electronic Bloody Music project EXKMK “Iron Will” from “cassette EP “Villain” on My Cult.
  • NYC-based New Beat /Techno-Industrial Synthicide label/club night and Aufnahme + Wiedergabe recording artist, Andi “Yeah, Well” from Split EP “Torque Force” with Randolph & Mortimer on mecanica                           
  • Parisian acid /rave /electro /techno producer Captain Mustache “Floorwax ft. Foremost Poets (Cardopusher Rmx)” from vinyl 12″ only EP “Floorwax” [Return To Disorder]                                                                                                         
  • Italian EBM /Industrial /Electro /Techno DJ and producer VITTORIO DI MANGO “Warzone” from debut LP “Extrema Ratio” on X-IMG
  • Bristol-born and Berlin-based, UK dark electro-disco Dj-producer, film score composer and co-owner of Giallo Disco Records, Antoni Maiovvi “Velvet Summer (Cardopusher Remix” from upcoming “La Ruta en Ruinas” EP on Italo Moderni.
  • Belgian dark techno body music / EBM duo RADIKAL KUSS “Ausser Kontrole” from “Crack Their Law” EP on BARRO Music Label
  • Las Vegas-based industrial /EBM /goth /electronic /darkwave Mexican solo project Fairy Pussy “Dogma” from V/A “Miseria – Upperwave Selections Vol. 1” on Berlin/Mexico City label Miseria
  • Chilean industrial /rave /breaks /electro /techno queer project (one half of ERIKA), Delia – “Autopista de la luna” from V/A [ODM011] “Asphyxia” out now on Of Dolls and Murder
  • French EBM /electro composer, producer, remixer and Black Strobe member, Arnaud Rebotini “Widow Jane (Original Mix)” from upcoming “Outlaw” EP on Mosaique Records
  • London based EBM /industrial /techno producer Evil Dust “Tools”
  • Berlin by way of Brooklyn EBM /techno producer, ADMX – 71  “Leading The Way” from upcoming LP “The Aging Process” [L.I.E.S. Records]                                                                                                                                   
  • Mysterious experimental techno electronic project Trawmade – “Tartora” from “Pormetha” cassette [HOMVA020] on HOMVA
  • Italian experimental /industrial /acid /techno DJ-producer, 1/2 of Brutal Casual,  part of Witches Are Back collective and Acid Boiler Coalition label head from Rome, LADY MARU “Social Complex” from upcoming “Distorted Peace” [LP] on Diffuse Reality Records
  • London, UK psych-punk /kraut /math-rock /no wave /post-punk band SQUID “Global Groove (Cosey Fanni Tutti Remix)” from the EP “Remixes” on Warp Records
  • Berlin-based electronic psychedelic duo AFAR “Your City’s A Sucker” from “Rational Ecstasy” EP 12″ on Laut & Luise
  • British born, Vienna based dark ambient/industrial/drone/dub project of Mahk Rumbae (a.k.a. Codex Empire and one half of Industrial act Konstruktivists), aka Antechamber “In The Vaulted Hall (YURA YURA remix)” off of the EP “Night Wounds Time” on Depth.Request
  • Italian experimental/ industrial/ acid/ techno producer CRYPTO ORDER “Power Process” from the cassette album “Dystopia” on his own Democide Products
  • Chilean experimental /industrial /techno producer ccciclo “DISTRACCION”                                                           
  • Budapest, Hungary experimental /acid /techno /electro producer (aka Cranky Bow and one half of Dutch Courage), Gábor Kovács, AKA Új Bála “Old Air” from upcoming “Old Air” EP 12″ on Plaque
  • Tallinn based, Russian techno /electro Dj/producer and Mosaique Records head Alexander Moralez, AKA MORALEZ “X (Ten)” from upcoming EP “X (Ten)” on Mosaique Records
  • Detroit based experimental /techno /electro producer Francois Dillinger “Reverse Engineering – T/error” from “MINDFRAME: Cycles [Recoded]” album on Specimenrecords.com
  • French ambient /IDM /acid /electro producer from Nantes, Tom Ferreira, aka FASME “Home” 12″ on Feel My Bicep
  • Berlin-based wave /dub /disco /kraut /post-punk /electronic French producer and I’m A Cliche label head Benjamin Boguet, aka COSMO VITELLI “The Shy Dictator (Alternate Version)” from upcoming “As She Rolled Another” EP on I’m a Cliché                                                                                                                                         
  • Lithuanian leftfield electronic pop producers Pìjus and Fiorini, aka LOVER “Ragana”                             
  • Lithuanian new beat /acid /techno /electronica artist Palmės Žiedas “Fhadi (Roe Deers Remix)“ from upcoming “Fhadi Remixes” EP on Good Skills                                                                                                                        
  • Amsterdam based Italo disco /psych /cosmic disco /dark techno Italian producer Daniele Labbate (aka Daniel Monaco), AKA Disco Mortale “Cathedral (Original Mix)” off of upcoming “Cathedral” EP (ESTH030) on Esthetique Records                                                                                                                                                                       
  • Hungarian EBM /Industrial /Techno /Synth DJ and producer MAN + MACHINE “Dead Clubs And Broken Dreams” [Istigkeit]
  • London UK Experimental /Electro /Dark Wave /Psychedelic /Synthpop /Art-Rock trio STASH MAGNETIC “Our Blood (Duncan Gray Remix)” new single.
  • German melodic house /electronic production duo Aikon & Sobek “Atom” off 5-track ‘Atom’ EP on Italy’s Multinotes                                                                                                                                                                  
  • Swedish tech house electronic producer Harald Björk – “Luftlust (Justus Kohncke Remix)” off of “Lust” EP [Kranglan Broadcast KLN014]                                                                                                                                      
  • French Dark Disco /Indie Dance /Electro /Wave /Electronic producer MMYYLO – “I Have No – Cyence Remix” off of “Freak” EP on NEIN Records
  • Italian dark disco /indie dance production duo Alberto Melloni & Jean “Marte” from upcoming EP “Pianeti” on Maleante Records
  • San Francisco indie dance /techno /dark disco veteran DJ, producer, and label boss at Roam Recordings (aka JP Soul), Jason Peters – “Red Moon” from upcoming “Industry” EP on NEIN Records
  • UK Balearic /synthwave /disco collaboration of  Thomas Gandey and Damon Baxter, AKA Cagedbaby x Dorothys Fortress – “Attention (Moscoman Remix)” [Disco Halal]                                                                                    
  • Unknown – “African Love Song (Marvin & Guy Edit)” from “It’s A Pleasure To Edit” selection from Italian duo archive of disco edits
  • Tunisian Trip Hop /Downtempo /Cinematic /Electronica music composer OBSQURE “Caravan To Baghdad” from upcoming LP “Au Palais” on Greece’s Cosmicleaf Records                                                             
  • Swedish Acid /Tribal /Disco duo Elfenberg “Vasta La Hista” from “Elfenboogie” EP [Rotten City]
  • Russian breakbeat /house /acid /electronic producer Bogdan Ra “TOUR DE ACID” aka “Kraftwerk – Tour de France (Bogdan Ra Acid mix)”
  • Bristol, UK dub /garage /acid /electro /broken beats /techno /electronic music producer OM UNIT “Ramp” off the new 2×10″ EP “Flux”
  • Barcelona-based hardcore /breakbeat /electro producer DJ Frankie “Alternative Union” from “Cobwebs of Blood” EP on Lunacy
  • London, UK lo-fi experimental electronic DIY project Grungemaster “Samurai” from cassette album “Master of Grunge” on Crafting Room Recordings
  • Nottingham-raised UK ambient /breakbeat /house /drum & bass /electronic musician/DJ/producer Matt Cutler, AKA Lone ‘Realise’ off of the 8th album ‘Always Inside Your Head’ on Greco-Roman
  • German house /techno /synth electronic duo from Stuttgart, REWORK “Outside A” from “Outside” EP on exlove
  • Aaliyah – “Rock The Boat (Benedikt Frey Rework)”                                                                                                                               
  • Chilean experimental /ambient /breakbeat /IDM /electronic producer Gonzalo Kurbis “Paciencia” from “Nostálgica” LP                                                                                                                                                         
  • Swedish darkwave /synth /electronic project of Erik Marklund from Stockholm, Mellowlands “Sensory Memory” from the album “kosmisches Ohr”
  • Oslo, Norway ambient /drone /ethereal /electro-acoustic musician Benjamin Finger “Captured Past (feat. Inga-Lill Farstad)” from the upcoming LP “Voice Frames” on Whitelabrecs
  • Portland, Oregon ambient /ethereal /electronic artist (one half of Mint Julep), Hollie Kenniff (feat. Goldmund) “Anything Wonderous Is Endless” on Unseen
  • Finnish born, Glasgow-based experimental /ambient /minimal /synth /leftfield pop vocalist-synthesist Maria Rossi, aka CUCINA POVERA “Liikaa liimaa” from upcoming V.A. “Donne Che Corrono Coi Lupi” cassette compilation on Osàre! Editions
  • Japanese ambient artist based in Tokyo, Iu Takahashi “Gallery window” from the upcoming “Interspace” album on The Slow Music Movement Label
  • Toronto‘s experimental /ambient /drone /minimal /electronic artist Brad Deschamps (curator of Polar Seas), Anthéne “Winter Sun” from the upcoming album “Maritime”
  • Montreal, Quebec ambient /drone /ethereal /soundscape artist Grandbruit “Le ciel brûle” from the album “Ville Inerte” on Past Inside the Present
  • Mysterious experimental /ambient /modern classical artist Glåsbird “The Pillar of Heaven” from the upcoming album “Return to Sea and Sardinia (Original Soundtrack)” on Whitelabrecs
  • Swedish neo-classical /piano artist, Library Tapes “At Night” from the forthcoming LP “Dusk”
             
 

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