WL//WH Weekly Electronic Music Tips

Weekly Electronic Music Tips // DECEMBER – JANUARY #01-24

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

  • Mandruvá @ Universo Paralello Festival (30/12/2023)                                                                                                   

Dark, deep, and trippy DJ set by up and coming Brazilian producer Murillo Faleiros, aka Mandruvá recorded at Bahia‘s Universo Paralello, the biggest culture festival in Latin America.

  • Blackpool, UK chillout /chug /acid house /dark cosmic disco DJ-producer and co-founder of Cowbell Radio, Ed Mahon “Don’t Be Serious” from “Lights Go Down” E.P. [Sprechen]

chugging, acid-fueled bassline-driven Weatherall-esque affair, equally deeply groovy and trippy, bouncing over earthy crisp percussions, deep spacial emotive buzzing strings, and wistful twinkly keys, to span shifting lights and shadows of mesmerizing dancing twilight.

  • London-based house /techno /breaks /experimental dance producer John Dunk, aka Cameo Blush “z” [uuc001]

Eclectic London-based producer perfectly balances urgent bouncy breakbeats, low-slung groovy swelling basslines, addictive insistent female vocal loops and emotive stirring strings, to deliver timeless dancefloor ecstasy.

  • Russian Italo /indie dance /cosmic disco /synth wave Dj-producer from Samara, Astore – “Fear of Future” off upcoming “Glow” EP [Nein Records]

Talented cosmic synth surfer from Samara soundtracks an intoxicating voyage into spacial intergalactic expanses of uncanny and dizzying headspaces.

  • Portland, OR based ambient /electroacoustic /minimal piano collaboration, Goldmund and Hollie Kenniff “Holding Hands” single
  • Spokane, WA experimental /ambient /drone /soundscape /electronic sound artist Drew Sullivan, aka Slow Dancing Society “Prelusion” from upcoming “Do We Become Sky?” 2xLP 12″ [Past Inside the Present]
  • UK ambient /drone /modular synth duo Ian Hawgood & Wil Bolton “Sylvan Phase” from “Floral Forms and Subsequent Interactions” album [Home Normal]
  • Polish ambient /drone /field recordings /soundscape producer Sebby Kowal “Lavenders” from the cassette album “Wonders” [DECAYING SPHERES]
  • Philadelphia, PA ambient /new age /modular synth electronic producer Manna Pourrezaei aka MANNA “Joyful Participation in the Sorrows of Now” single [Mystery Circles]
  • Sheffield, UK big room ambient /chill out /drone /experimental /electronica duo The NRG “The KLF” off the Japan edition 2x cassette reissue of the legendary 1993 studio album “Stadium Ambient” plus “Live in Japan” (1994) [Muzan Editions]
  • Italian House-Techno-Dub producer from Turin, Dib – “Cieloterra” from V/A “Pura Lempuyang Dua” 2-year anniversary compilation 2×12″ LP [Lempuyang]
  • Italian experimental /ambient /IDM /psych /acid /techno producer Donato Dozzy – “Lucrezia” from “Magda” LP 2×12″ [Spazio Disponibile]
  • Brooklyn, NY experimental techno /house producer and L.I.E.S. Records head honcho Ron Morelli “Escapes” off the mini-LP, RM “Rhythm Master” [L.I.E.S. Records]                                                         
  • Amsterdam-based minimal techno Dj-Producer Niek van den Berg, aka Compact Disorder “Preferences” from the debut EP “Disheveled”
  • Milan, Italian ambient /acid /drone /improv /electro /minimal /electronic /synth producer Ruggero Lambo aka Taru “New Morality” from “Ipnagogik” LP 12″ [Confused Machines]
  • Lancaster, UK avant-pop /kosmische /synth electronic project Black Zephyr “Lune Gorge” from the debut “M6 Travelogue” EP                                                                                                                                                     
  • UK sci-fi cinematic analogue synth electronic producer Martin Jenkins aka Pye Corner Audio “Prowler” title track of the remastered album “Prowler” originally released by More Than Human Records in 2015
  • Ambient /jazz /Balearic /fusion /electro-acoustic collaboration between the Balearic islands‘ musical maestro Joan Bibiloni and actor Rhys Ifans with additional arrangement by JIM aka James Baron [Crazy P] and renowned Catalan Spanish actor Pep Tosar, aka Joan Bibiloni featuring Rhys Ifans & Pep TosarJoan Bibiloni featuring Rhys Ifans – Badia Onírica [Instrumental Version]” from upcoming vinyl 12″ LP “Cofio Recorda Remembrance” a timely homage to Welsh poet Waldo Williams [NuNorthern Soul]
  • Berlin, Germany psych /synth pop /analog electronic duo AFAR “Hold Me Dear (Andi Otto‘s Love is Love Remix)” [Laut & Luise]
  • Bienne / Lausanne, Switzerland DIY rave /trance /techno /cold wave /synthpop /electronic project, Vivement la fin | VLF “Le roi du bal”
  • Cologne, Germany ambient /acid /breaks /psych /trance /tribal /downtempo /electronic producer Grischerr – “D.S.M (B E N N Remix)” [Exclusive Digi Only Bonus] off upcoming “Blue Gem Cavalcade” LP 12″ [Terra Magica Rec.]
  • Geneva‘s industrial /psych /tribal /Middle East /dancehall /electronic DJ-producer John Levi’ – “Vacarme De La Zone (Krikor Remix)” off upcoming “Vacarme de la Zone” EP [Tribak Records]
  • Italian acid /drone /tribal /psych /slo-mo /downtempo /experimental artist (one half of Future Island and Eurospeed with Oltrefuturo), Treasure Island “3D Horses (Original Mix)” from upcoming “WAYTA” EP [Playground Records]
  • Berlin-based ambient /IDM /dub /psych /electro /experimental producer Behrang Mohammadi “Tears Only Fall From The Right Eye” from “WUB003″ EP 12” [Warning]
  • Dutch leftfield /hip-hop /trip-hop /post-punk /downtempo /dub /no wave stepper group Devon Rexi “Sjikamo” from upcoming “Biya Ba Man” EP 12″ [South of North]
  • Toronto, ON Balearic /dub /electronic /dance duo (members of UH HUH), Spiritual World “Motion Sickness” from the debut single “Y’KNOW” [Telephone Explosion Records / Morning Trip Records]
  • UK techno /electronica /acid house duo of cousins Rich Bevan & Joshu Doherty, aka Posthuman “Mosquito” single [I Love Acid / Balkan]
  • Iceland dubstep /leftfield /intricate electronic music trio from Reykjavik, Sideproject “Untitled (leap year)” Palestine fundraising single [post-dreifing ]
  • Berlin-based ambient /IDM /breaks /electro German producer Thomas Pahl, aka VERTICAL67 “Upside Down” from “Changes” LP 2×12″ [Analogical Force]
  • London, UK ambient /sci-fi /cinematic /breakbeat /electro producer Emile Facey, aka Plant43 – “Solar Luminosity” from upcoming “Luminous Machines” LP 12” [Plant43 Recordings]
  • Russian IDM /techno /sci-fi funk /electro producer Larionov “Space Threat” from upcoming “Space Threat” EP 12″ [Central Processing Unit]
  • Strasbourg, France dark techno /electro producer Vondkreistan “Optimization (reddit 2023)”
  • London-based ambient /Italo /acid /kraut /sci-fi /analog synth DJ-producer Timothy J. Fairplay “Pleasure Beach” from the cassette LP “Rule The Streets” [Dungeon Module Production]
  • French dark ambient /psych /ethnic /dub /electronic producer (head of Kump Records and half of Ricco), GIL.BARTE “Istar” from upcoming debut album “Gabben” [Big Science Records]
  • Zurich, Switzerland-based industrial /post-punk /new beat /techno /minimal synth /electro Polish DJ-producer and live act, sch_tsch “Restrykcje” from upcoming cassette album “MGŁA”
  • Bologna, Italy dark ambent /IDM /noise /synth duo Lingua Nera – “Warm Up” from “Lingua Nera” EP [Timeless Records]
  • Scissors Sisters – “It Can’t Come Quickly Enough” (CDM 2023 Version)
  • Dutch industrial /minimal electronics /electro music veteran producer Roberto Auser, aka The Wheel Of Rituals – “Empty Frame” off “Immanent” EP [originally released last Summer on CD by Freedom Club/Enfant Terrible]
  • Oslo, Norway dark ambient /electro-industrial duo Blitzkrieg Baby “Doctrines Of The Black Flag” from the cassette EP “Morbid Militarism” via Deathbed Tapes
  • Hamburg, German dark minimal electro project of  Sebastian Sünkler (aka Stahlschlag), aka Stiminal “Rotten Corruption” from the upcoming first EP “Burden”
  • The Hague-based EBM /occult industrial /wave /dark electro project of DJ-producer and soundtrack composer, Antoni Maiovvi aka Ye Gods “Wreckers” from “Ye Gods II” EP [Bunker Records]
  • Swiss industrial /acid /electronic /post-punk /electro body wave duo Kleio Thomaïdes & Shlomo Balexert, aka Bound by Endogamy – “Jaw 2000” from “Bound by Endogamy / Raw Ambassador” split series EP 12″ [Acid Avengers 028]
  • UK experimental /hypno-beat electronic producer George Thompson aka Black Merlin “Shadow” off upcoming V/A “Days Of Sorrow (the remixes)” remix album of the ’80s German post-punk band Days Of Sorrow 2xLP 12″ [Banshees Records]
  • London-based Post Industrial /Dark Electronics /Angst Pop artist RIOTMILOO “Define Normal (isolation mix by Spherical Disrupted)” from the single “Folie à deux” [Ant-Zen]
  • Parisian EBM /industrial techno DJ-producer Mind | Matter – “Morsure” off of  V/A “鬼面 : VA 01 ” compilation [GWI MYEON RECORDS]
  • French industrial /techno /EBM producer Termination_800 – “Ritual of Extermination (Evil Dust Remix)” from “The Flesh Is Weak” EP [X-IMG]
  • Slovenian 80s post-punk /industrial band O! Kult – “Zvestoba (Silent Servant remix)” from the “Zvestoba” EP 12″ [KRI]
  • Heavy experimental industrial /dark electronic solo project of Phoenix-based musician, producer and multimedia artist Sam An, aka Lana Del Rabies “A Plague (Plack Blague Remix)” from “Becoming Everything: STREGA BEATA Remixed” album
  • Texas industrial /dark electronics /EBM solo project of Keaton Khonsari (Razorbumps, Narrow Head), Semantix “Caustic Motion” title track of “Caustic Motion” EP cassette [SYNTHICIDE]
  • London-based post-punk/EBM/industrial producer Wvalaam Klous – “Temptress” from the upcoming V/A “DFTD VA001” debut compilation [Disco for the Damned]
  • Polish industrial-techno-EBM DJ-producer Adam Radziszewski, aka Adam Rå – “Die Menschmaschine” off “Incompatible with Life” EP [SHARPED RECORDS]
  • Swedish EBM /dark electro /industrial producer FMLindquist (member of Konstruktionen), aka Hardpot “Underkastelsen” from “Koncentrationen” EP
  • Parisian techno /EBM DJ-producer Munsinger “Take Me (feat. Lorenzo Mancino)” [GROOVE2000]
  • Late 80s Valencia proto-techno /new beat act Tutto Vetro – “2 Much Power” from “Curses presents: Tutto Vetro ‘No Mercy’ EP 12″ collaboration between Oráculo Records, Musa Records, and Ombra Festival [Megabreakz III]
  • Swiss EBM /cold wave /breakbeat /indie dance /electronic duo Psycho Weazel “Matra Murena feat. Local Suicide (Motor Solo Mix)” from upcoming “Mains d’argile” EP 12″ [Iptamenos Discos]
  • HUMAN LEAGUE “Don’t You Want Me (909distortion & AXGGAA version)”
  • Mexican indie dance /techmex /dark disco producer Pvlomo “OSOTUOSOYO (Optimix)” from “ARIGATO ありがとう” EP [Controlla]
  • French Italo /House /Indie Dance /Dark Disco DJ-Producer based in Paris, Ary Sya “Flash & Show” from upcoming EP “Crazy” [Nein Records]
  • Daft Punk – “Veridis Quo (Also Playable Mono Italo Treatment Edit)”
  • LaTour – “People Are Still Having Sex (Osccurate Melancholy Edit)” [1991]
  • Jo Squillo Eletrix – “Avventurieri (Andrea Tempo Edit)” (1983) ‘A UFO’ edit series [Slow Motion Records]
  • WHTSQR EDITSSpandau Ballet – “To Cut A Long Story Short (Whitesquare Club Edit)”
  • Cutting Crew – “(I Just) Died In ( Phunkadelica‘s Arms Edit )”
  • Bros “When Will I Be Famous? (Boys’ Shorts Vocal Edit)” (1987) off “When Will I Be Famous? (Boys’ Shorts Edit)” EP
  • 1986 Swiss synthpop classic Starter – “Night by Night (Enzio Etchaberri Edit)” from V/A “ITALO MODERNI EDITS (X-MAS IV EDIZIONE)” LP [ITALO MODERNI]
  • Milan, Italian ’80s /Italo Body Music /indie dance /Italo disco duo Cisky & Soncini, aka Dog.Ma “I Want You” [Dogmatraxxx]
  • Bristol, UK Italo /chug /cosmic disco maestro Señor Chugger “2 Pint Exigence” [Nubians of Plutonia Records]
  • Torreón, Mexico goa /trance /progressive /downtempo /electronic producer (co-founder Próximomx and part of Maleante Records), Globemaster – “Así Sonaban Los Domingos” off “Selva De Fuego” EP [Elephant Gait]
  • Cannes, France ’90s /cosmic synth /Italo disco /indie dance producer Panthera – “Vice” off “Vice” EP [Polaris]
  • Paris based EBM /cinematic /horror synth /dark Italo disco DJ-producer Karassimeon – “Fatale Recall 13 (Tainted Love)” off “Fatale Recall 13-14” EP series [Ritmo Fatale]
  • Bangalore, India Indie Dance /Synthwave /Italo disco electronic DJ-producer Synths Back – “Ghostships 7 Derelicts Of Space” from V/A “Bønewax Vol. 1” compilation [Bøne.FM]
  • CORTE OCULTO: Scala – “Perfume Of Love (Franz Scala Edit)” (1987, ZYX Records, Germany) [DISCOTECA NEGRA]
  • London, UK kraut /psych /dub /dark disco /acid /proto-house /electronic producer and half of the legendary DJ team A Love From Outer Space (with Andrew Weatherall), Sean Johnston, aka Hardway Bros “Saigon” from “My Friends” EP [Outre-Mer]
  • Brighton, UK acid /deep house /dub /chug /space disco producer Ben Hunt “Dub’d” from “Dub’d” EP
  • Mallorca, Spain Balearic /chug /dark disco /acid /house /indie dance DJ-Producer & boss of Spa In Disco and Boite Music Records, Fran Deeper – “Space Disco (Jason Peters Remix)” from “Space Disco (Incl. Jason Peters Remix)” EP [Spa In Disco]
  • German Balearic /deep house producer mpeg “Gentle Grit (Baby Rollen Remix)” from “Seaweed” EP [Permanent Vacation]
  • Russia/US dark ambient /drone /ethereal /experimental collaboration, Households Better Sleep & 37735i6 “Some form of presence”
  • Dublin, Ireland dark ambient /drone /space /soundscape project Dead Sky Reveries “Goodbye Asha” title track of the album “Goodbye Asha”
  • London-based Kosmische /Berlin School /Electronic Modular Synth musician Andy Bloyce, aka The Soviet Space Dog Project “Floral Fantasy” from “Re-Composed Architecture” LP [Stonker Productions]
  • German drone /krautrock /psychedelic /kosmische /electronic project of multi-instrumentalist Dave Schmidt (Electric Moon, Zone Six, Krautzone), SULA BASSANA – “Helga’s Reise” from the vinyl 12″ long-form album “Reisen” [Feral Child /Echodelick Records /Sulatron Records]
  • Brighton, UK experimental noise /post-punk band led and founded in 2010 by ex-Charlottefield vocalist and guitarist Thomas House, Sweet Williams “Monday At The Beach (Pefkin remix)” from the EP “Young To Run The Hounds (Ivan The Tolerable, Van Coeur and Pefkin Remixes)” second of an ongoing series of remix EPs
  • Japanese ambient /drone /ethereal /soundscape /guitar /electronic collaboration, Chihei Hatakeyama X Hakobune – “Live Improvisation I” from Chihei Hatakeyama, Hakobune, zakè, From Overseas “Live Improvisations” long-form LP 12″/CD [Zakè Drone Recordings]