WL//WH Weekly Electronic Music Tips

Weekly Electronic Music Tips // FEBRUARY #05-24

PICKS OF THE WEEK:
  • E.S.T. 083LUCE CLANDESTINA

Member of the independent label Details Sound as well as Mutaforma project, Italian DJ, sonic explorer and spatial researcher based in Turin, Luce Clandestina aspires to create unconventional sound imageries fluctuating between light and darkness. Exploring immersive labyrinths of hypnotic, dark and often psychedelic slow-mo, downtempo rhythms, her sets are eclectic and spontaneous paths that develop intertwining in an unexpected narrative, reflecting the interest towards a more internal dance and listening experience, as well as mental and emotional.

  • UK ambient /acid /machine funk /electro producer and Censor Records head, Alex Jann “Cold Light Wave” from “Cold Light Wave” EP [brokntoys]

UK hardware and modular Electro ace churns out a heady emotionally charged funk machine excursion of crisp, staggering groovy rhythmic patterns, and wavering glowing forlorn strings, amid rushing blurry momentums, organically up for a trippy dance floor of immersive stirring escapism.

  • Sydney, Australia ambient /dub /deep techno producer and 68hrs label head, Taction “Each, All” from “001” EP [68hrs]

The first deep techno ambient venture for Australian new label 68hrs’ head honcho Taction triggers an otherworldly immersive atmospheric domain lilted by a hypnotic obsessive rush of tight tapping looping rhythmic patterns softened by enveloping fluid synth pads, amid remote echoing blowing echoes, glassy chiming resonances, and an array of striking and discordant spacey effects, immerses the listener in an alert yet angsty aura of heady emotional frequencies.

  • Frankfurt am Main slow techno /downtempo /tribal /breakbeat /psych /wave /trance /electronic producer Tassilo Vanhöfen – “Sotto Il Sole Giaguaro” from the upcoming V/A “Fala Nocturna, Vol. 1” EP [Fala Nocturna]

German mind-provoking visionary producer teases the first compilation from Lisbon‘s new label Fala Nocturna (“Night Speech” in Old Portuguese), building one of his signature exotic, sensorial and vivid realms of primal energy by layering rapid bass pulses with hypnotic tribal percussions, mystical breaths, and quivering glowing synth swirls, to evoke feelings of curiosity and insight.

  • Swedish ambient /atmospheric /ethereal electronic artist Ludvig Cimbrelius (aka Illuvia), aka PURL “Stillpoint: Ayaavaaki Reshape” from “Stillpoint: Helix” reimagined and remixed work in progress version of the 2015 album “Stillpoint” [LILA लीला]
  • Moscow-based dark ambient /drone /noise /experimental duo Black Smokers “swifts – whales” from the album “steadfast”
  • Montreal based ambient /drone /experimental artist Lamasz “Parcelle de Shostakovitch” from the cassette album “Parcelles” [Florina Cassettes]
  • Toronto, ON ambient /drone /electronic sound artist Daniel Field, aka Kilometre Club “Airliner (with Hollie Kenniff)” from upcoming CD album “An Alphabet Of Distance” [Imaginary North]
  • Los Angeles-based electro-acoustic /drone /meditative /ethereal /electronic ambient music project of veteran electronic music producer, James Bernard and Cynthia Bernard (marine eyes), Awakened Souls “The Day’s Gold Light” from “If You Feel Lost” EP
  • Danish experimental  /ambient /drone /electronic project of Posh Isolation co-founder & one-half of Damien Dubrovnik, Christian Stadsgaard, aka Vanity Productions “Terrace House” from the album The Night Has Passed Already [Northern Electronics]
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma ambient /drone /psych /loops /soundscape /pedal steel moniker of American primitive guitarist and experimental musician Dylan Golden Aycock, aka Talk West “Nothing to Hear Here” from the cassette album “Bartlett Square” [Aural Canyon]
  • Chicago-based experimental /ambient /space-pop project of multi-instrumentalist, and Zelienople co-founder Brian Harding, aka Ill professor “All the Lights Quiet” from the album “All the Lights You See Are Planes”
  • Pakaa, Finland Ambient /Experimental /Techno producer and electronic music composer Aleksi Perälä “FI3AC2410102″ from the album “CHILDREN OF LIGHT 1″
  • Sidcup, UK ambient /bucolic /electronic /hauntology project of Alex Cargill (The Central Office of Information), Alexander R. Cargill Esq. “Bromham Working Men’s Club” from the CD album “Bromham” [Woodford Halse]
  • West Yorkshire, UK ambient /field recordings /electro-acoustic /electronic musician and sound artist Mark S. Williamson, aka Spaceship “Gaddings Dam” from the album “Structures” on wiaiwya
  • UK ambient /drone /space /synth electronic producer Dennis Huddleston, a.k.a. 36 “Discrete Time” from vinyl 12″ “Reality Engine” third and final LP in 36’s synth trilogy [Past Inside the Present]
  • German pop ambient /deep techno collaboration of Regensburg-based Markus Guentner and Affin’s Joachim Spieth, aka Guentner | Spieth “Overlay Variation 2″ from “Overlay Variations” EP lathe cut 10” [Affin]
  • Stockholm/Berlin based ambient /house /deep techno collaboration between Assyrian musician Aril Brikha and Irish synthesist Brendan Gregoriy (aka Merrin Karras), Aril Brikha & Chymera “XIV (Deep Mix)” from “XIV” EP
  • UK ambient /IDM /experimental /techno /electro producer (aka Tau Sagittarii, and Scape One), Kurt Baggaley “Imperial” from the album “Sun Maker”
  • Amsterdam‘s ambient /house /breaks /electronic DJ-producer Luigi Vittorio Jansen, aka BSS “Sea Palace” off “Sea Palace” EP
  • Korean ambient /IDM /electro /techno modular electronic artist working and operating out of Tokyo, Machina “Gymnastic” from the LP “Action” []
  • UK analogue synth electronic producer Martin Jenkins aka Pye Corner Audio “System (Prelude)”
  • US/UK ambient /IDM /acid /techno duo of Jeremy Rice and Paul Alexander (aka Cognition Delay), aka PhenoTone “A Creature Encroached” from the CD album “Relativity” [Móatún]
  • UK veteran electronic producer/musician (one half of The Grid and Beyond The Wizards Sleeve), Richard Norris “Stronger Together” from the dubwise “Oracle Sound Volume Two” LP 12″
  • “Or Any Of The Other” from “Bleaching Agent Edits Vol 11″ by Leeds, UK Balearic /house /techno / /electronic DJ-producer Bleaching Agent
  • Mozambican field recordings /acid /world /tribal /chug /exotic /psych /electronic live artist and producer Nandele – “Chapa 100” off upcoming “Maputo” EP [Human Endeavour]
  • Lithuanian Balearic /chug /electro /house /disco producer Shkema – “Room Of Men Eaters” title track of upcoming SHKEMA / AFRODELIC “Room Of Men Eaters” EP [Hard Fist]
  • French industrial /acid /psych /dub /downtempo /electronic autodidact producer based in Marseille, Loïs Lazur “God Is Dead” off the upcoming first mini-album “Half Of A Hand” 12″ [Teenage Menopause Rds]
  • Munich, Germany-based ambient /experimental /breakbeat /house /techno /electronic DJ-producer Robin Wang aka SAM GOKU “pearl jab” from “Glistening Club Music Vol. 4” EP [Permanent Vacation]
  • New York ambient /house /techno producer & DJ, Aurora Halal – “Spiral” off V/A “xoxo” compilation 3xLP 12″ [BAKK]                                                                                                                                                                           
  • Barcelona, Spain ambient/ hypnotic dark deep techno producer Droneghost “Aria” from “Purgatory” EP [Circular Limited]
  • Dutch ambient /electro /techno synth-wizard Nadia Struiwigh “Aella” off upcoming “Voxis Ohlun EP 12” [Blueprint Records]
  • German producer techno producer Luca Daniel Schwarz, aka LDS – “Maxidub” from V/A “Federation Of Rytm III” 2 years/2oth release anniversary compilation 5×12″ Vinyl Box-Set [Mutual Rytm]
  • Chaniá, Greece broken beat /techno producer Unified Method “Enter The Stream (Rommek Remix)” from “Endless Becoming” EP [Kracht]
  • Italian occult /Giallo /dungeon /horror /prog /soundtrack /synth electronic project of Steve Spettro, aka Spettro Family “RADIO SONDA VATICAN” from “TROLL MAN STAR” LP
  • Colombian trance /wave /electro /synth project of musician Juan Camilo Marin Betancur (aka Cimientos Fecundos, aka Ofelia Ortodoxa), aka Una gema en escoria – “Let u be your own master” off V/A “Portal Compilation 2” album [Evil chorus records]
  • French minimal electro /Italo /synth wave artist Makina Girgir “Home” from V/A “20232003 = 20 Years of 4mg records” limited anniversary compilation cassette to celebrate 20 years of Slovakian label 4mg Records existence
  • German veteran industrial /electro /avant-garde minimal modular synth architect Matthias Schuster (Geisterfahrer, Bal Pare, and Das Institut), aka Im Namen Des Volkes “Alles Verfall” from the 7″ EP “Welt ist Kaputt” [Ant Zen]                                                                                                                                     
  • Croatian cold/noir electro /minimal electronics DJ-producer (aka Honored Matres, LCN, Fiume), Le Chocolat Noir “Mehanichki Ples” off V/A “Dance Mekanik Vol II” EP [Dance Mekanik]
  • Santiago, Chile lo-fi /experimental /EBM /industrial /noise /mutant techno producer ccciclo – “Convulsion Y Deseo” from upcoming cassette EP “Futuras Formas Repetitivas” [Dead Channel Records]
  • Boise, Idaho based industrial /breakbeat /dark electronic /techno producer-visual artist Louie Bash aka STREET FEVER “Sinner” single
  • Medellin, Colombia Electro /Industrial /EBM /techno DJ-producer Filmmaker “Peacekeeper Ripper” from “Hollywood Cult” 2xLP 12” [VEYL]
  • Chiapas, Mexico industrial /techno /EBM duo Red Deviil “Garrobo” from the upcoming cassette EP “Vida Bandida” [SYNTHICIDE]
  • Berlin-based post industrial /techno industrial /EBM French producer, DJ and Area Z label head Arthur Bdt, aka Incendie “Restless Run” from upcoming “The Last Dance” EP
  • Santiago, Chile‘s EBM /industrial /techno act Oraculo body music “Vacío Sideral”
  • Toronto, ON industrial /techno /EBM duo SORB “Serr” from debut “Untitled” EP [Secret Contact]
  • Catalan industrial techno /EBM duo Mario F. & Jogile D., aka SMFORMA “Reality” from “It’s a Weird Place” EP 12″ [SOIL]
  • London-based post-punk /techno EBM/ industrial /darkwave producer Wvalaam Klous – “Crime Time” from cassette album “CRIME TIME”                                                                                                                         
  • Thessaloniki-based EBM /Industrial /Post-punk /Techno /Dark Electronics DJ-producer Alpha Sect “Into The Maze” off the upcoming V/A “HOUND VOL. 3” EP [HOUND]
  • Berlin-based EBM-Italo-electro-techno collaboration of Pablo Bozzi & Phase Fatale, AKA Soft Crash feat. Marie Davidson “Your Last Everything (Alen Skanner Remix)” from the EP “NRG” [BITE]
  • Indonesian funk /new beat /darkwave /dark disco /indie dance /synthpop duo Camlann – “The Sacred Sacrifice (Etane Remix)” from the remix EP “Dismantle: Remixes” [Oberwave Records]
  • French minimal electro /synth wave artist Makina Girgir “Home” from V/A “2023 – 2003 = 20 Years of 4mg records” limited anniversary compilation cassette to celebrate 20 years of 4mg Records existence
  • 1980 Belgian New Beat /Techno classic Hypp & Krimson – “Torsion (Facets Edit)”
  • Austria based darkwave /synthpop /Italo disco /electronic solo project IVUR [Infraviolet Ultrared] “Strangelight” from “GAMMA” EP
  • Fields Of The Nephilim – “Psychonaut (WLDV Edit)”
  • 1989 Synth Pop classic by German band Camouflage “Love Is A Shield (909distortion & AXGGAA version)”
  • Birmingham, UK drone /noise /breakbeat /industrial techno moniker of Justin K Broadrick (also Jesu, Godflesh, Final and Techno Animal) aka JK FLESH ‘’Empty Words (Rrose Remix)” from upcoming remix album “Veneer of Tolerance Remixes” 2xLP 12″ [KR3 Records]                                                                 
  • Detroit, MI acid /industrial /house /synth wave /mutant electro /analog synth act Fluxion A/D – “Wasted Life (Crystal Detector Metria Mix)” from “Wasted Life” single from their forthcoming EP [detroit industrial]
  • Buenos Aires‘ EBM /new beat /acid /techno producer Naila Borensztein, aka Naiborg “Fatality Acid (Fear-E‘s ‘Flawless Victory’ Remix)” from “Acid Cuts” EP [Mosaique Records]
  • Australian discoid techno /electro DJ-producer (of Klakson and Klasse Wrecks fame, half of Negroni Nails with Steffi), Privacy – “Méduse” off upcoming “Mnemosyne” EP 12″ [TRUST]
  • Veteran Xiamen, China-based, Bulgarian experimental /industrial /acid /electro /techno DJ-Producer Petar Tassev (aka MANASYt), aka Sam Lowry “The 8 Immortals” from V/A “20232003 = 20 Years of 4mg records” limited anniversary compilation cassette to celebrate 20 years of Slovakia‘s 4mg Records existence
  • Russian ambient /sci-fi funk /electro producer Larionov “Vimana Ride from “Space Threat” EP [Central Processing Unit]
  • Argentina/Spain breaks /techno /electro collaboration Robert Cosmic & Saigg “Ecaptcha” from “Superficial Information” EP [Furatena]
  • London-based sci-fi /acid /breakbeat /electro DJ & producer EKATA “Machine Malfunctionen” from upcoming “Videodrome” EP [Censor Records]
  • L.A.-based hardware-based techno /electro DJ-producer Michael Padgett, Ole Mic Odd – “Robots In The City” off V/A “Machine Funk Is Our Game Volume 7” EP [Kraftjerkz]
  • Brussels-based breaks /ghettotech /electro producer Dragan Zaranoff – “From The Bed, To The Floor, To The Couch” off “Night Shift” EP [Ovelha Trax]
  • French retro wave /acid electro /synthwave /electronic producer from Reims, BRUIT FANTÔME “Egypte Pyramide” from the album “La Porte du Cosmos”
  • UK bass-heavy breakbeat /jungle /donk /garage /techno eclectic electronic producer Paul Woolford (aka Bobby Peru), aka Special Request “HECTIC” from “PORTAL 1” EP
  • Montreal, Quebec-based electro-art-punk /austere-disco act AUS!Funkt “Mind Game” from “My Way / Interception” EP
  • London-based sonic duo Beyond The Struttosphere‘s chugging edit of Judas Priest‘s 1982 classic “Got Another Thing Comin’ (Beyond The Struttosphere Cosmic Rework)” charity single [XPRESS Records]
  • Düsseldorf, Germany cinematic /kosmische /breaks /Balearic /psych /trance /percussion /house /techno DJ-producer (half of Bar, Stabil Elite), Lucas Croon “Krautwickel” from upcoming V/A “Future Sounds Of Kraut Vol. 2 – Compiled by Fred und Luna” compilation 2xLP 12″ [Compost Records]
  • Scotland‘s psych-groove downtempo electronic DJ-producer Kusht “Walking Chapter” from “Trip Book” EP [YNFND]
  • Mexican indie dance /dark disco /chug maestro Iñigo Vontier – “That Trippy Sound” from V/A “Crosstown Rebels present SPIRITS VI” compilation 2×12″ [Crosstown Rebels]
  • Palestinian disco /ethnic /Italo body music /electronic artist Samir, aka SARV “Deviousco” from upcoming “Arabia Felix” EP in collaboration with Tronik Youth [Nein Records]
  • Offenbach, German ambient /breaks /leftfield psych /trance /downtempo DJ-producer (aka Ajo, Steppin’ Wolf and 1/2 of Recht Auf Rausch), Kalocain – “Genetic Memory (Patricia Kokett Hypnagogia Rework)” from the vinyl 12″ EP “Genetic Memory ” [Electric Shapes]
  • Augsburg-based German house /techno /trance /electronic producer Dominik Marz – “Return to Alpha” from “Return to Alpha” EP 12” [Thisbe Recordings]
  • Nantes, France sci-fi /acid /indie dance /dark disco /Italo Body Music DJ-producer Vaälha – “Odyssey (Panthera Remix)” off  upcoming “Odyssey” EP [Club Mackan]                                                                         
  • Budapest, Hungary indie dance /electro /house producer and Complaint Kulture label co-owner, MULYA – “Dark Idols” off “Dark Idols” EP [Complaint Kulture]
  • Berlin-based, Belgian techno /house /trance producer Joris Biesmans, aka Biesmans “Blitz” from upcoming EP [MUEM Records]
  • Barcelona based wave /Italo /disco /electronic French producer AGLE “ Light Somewhere” EP [Rewind it ]
  • “New Look! (Italo Deviance mix)”
  • Buenos Aires Italo /trance /dark disco /indie dance producer Molsy “Faces (Etane Remix)” from “Faces” EP [normtusa]
  • Belgian/US ambient /drone /field recordings /soundscapes /electronic duo Tom Lievens and Å Asher-Yates, aka Atmøsphäre & Bålsam “Keeping Of The Soul” from the album “The Rite Of Purification” [Atlantea Records]
  • Toronto ambient /jazz /bent electronics /experimental /dream-duo Joseph Shabason and Ben Gunning, aka Shabason / Gunning “Measures of Fog” from the sophomore album “Ample Habitat” 12″ [Séance Centre]
  • Los Angeles based experimental /drone /ambient /minimalist sound artist and composer Richard Chartier, aka Pinkcourtesyphone “pre-sumptuous / post-sumptuous” from upcoming LP “Arise in Sinking Feelings” [Room40]
  • New Market, Maryland ambient /drone /cinematic /soundscape /experimental /electro-acoustic sound artist Tonepoet “The Last Twilight (Featuring Ashen Swan)” from the album “Scenes From The Apocalyptic Bliss”
  • Edinburgh, UK dark ambient /drone /noise project Fordell Research Unit “Untitled” from “Amidst Sleeting Angles”
  • US/UK ambient /drone /spacemusic collaborative project, zakè, Lucy Gooch, Black Brunswicker “Wash Away (quietly)” from upcoming long-form album “Wash Away [thesis18]” 12″ vinyl [Zakè Drone Recordings]
  • Irish ambient /Berlin school /synth composer Brendan Gregoriy (aka Chymera), aka Merrin Karras “Live” (at Reworks festival, Greece, 2021) [A Strangely Isolated Place]

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