WL//WH Weekly Electronic Music Tips

Weekly Electronic Music Tips // MARCH #11-24

© Albert Renger-Patzsch

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

  • GLANZ+ELEND ╪ Mixtape Session 003 // SUBSTENCIA                                                                                        

Acrìtive since 2017, besides being involved in labels, webzines, and event organization, SUBSTENCIA is a musician, producer and DJ based in Paris, creating dark industrial techno music productions, infused with a heap of cinematics, collages, and noise, with several EP’s, compilations and remixes under her belt, as well as part of post-industrial noise duo Kaboch, on labels as Instinkt, Coup, Subverted, Culture of Violence, Durch, Drec, Glanz + Elend, or Swedish label Kallkällan. Her highly personal and instinctive pure approach to a multi-faceted wide spectrum of industrial music, dark ambient, neofolk, 90’s techno and baroque music, provides a cinematic, organic and intense dimension to her DJ sets.

  • Eindhoven-based, Croatian ambient /electro /breaks DJ-producer, Ivna Ji “SUD II” from V/A “Poisoned Notes” EP [brokntoys]

Part of a diverse 4-track sampler, the Croatian producer rolls into the mesmerizing depths of fluid, lush and futuristic Detroit-tinged downtempo atmospheric electro realms, driven by hypnotic breakbeats, infectious warm basslines, swelling emotive liquid pads, and eerie echoing effects, to entice and soothe the senses.

  • Barcelona-based ambient /IDM /shoegaze /electro /breaks /electronic artist Marc Soler, aka Not On Earth “Planetes” from upcoming “Esperança” LP 12″ [SIN HILO]

The first jam ‘to take us on a sonic journey that transcends the boundaries of the physical, delving into the metaphysical realms of self-exploration’, is heralded by persistent rolling breakbeats, murky droning basslines, circled by warped quivering and swirling strings of enveloping stirring emotive melodicism, leaving you ecstatic and inebriated by nostalgic aural contemplative visions through space and time

  • Cologne, Germany ambient /house /dub /deep /minimal techno producer Patrick Keuthen (Pawn Shop People, Dualton, 8281), 82J6 “Geschlossen (Dub)” from “Geschlossen” EP [Offen Music]

Nurtured by a seamless palpitating percussive groove, a heady whirlwind of wavering and echoing circular string glows, suggestive vocal loops and teasing spoken words, feed an intoxicating trance-inducing dancing vibrancy.

  • Norwegian ambient /cinematic /neo-classical pianist, composer and producer based in the outskirts of Oslo, Ole-Bjørn Talstad “Bølgene” single [Moderna Records]
  • Scottish ambient /neo-classical /piano composer Euan Alexander Millar-McMeeken, aka Glacis “Under The Bare Sky” from upcoming vinyl 12″ LP “Perseverance” [Oscarson]
  • Southend-on-Sea, UK ambient /drone /electro-acoustic /modern classical /piano artist Adrian Lane “Open Road Stepping Stones” from the CD album “Vignettes” [Whitelabrecs]
  • Washington, D.C.-based ambient /drone /minimal /tape loops /ethereal /neo-classical composer (Fka The Greatest Hoax), T.R. Jordan “Allusion” from the album “Dwell Time II” second installment in a trilogy of tape loop experiments [Past Inside the Present]
  • St. Louis, MO/Mc Allen, TX ambient /drone /ethereal /cinematic electro-acoustic //orchestral sound artists, Ross Christopher & City Of Dawn “Spatio Temporal” title track of the album “Spatio Temporal”
  • Paris-based ambient /drone /tape loops /experimental electronic musician, and multidisciplinary artist Georges Daou, aka Daou “Last Sunday” from the cassette album “Forgotten Stories” [Lᴏɴᴛᴀɴᴏ Series / Rohs! Records]
  • Mainz/Stockholm ambient /drone /modern classical /soundscapes collaboration between German sound artist Tobias Lorsbach and Swedish composer and cellist Henrik Meierkord, aka Logic Moon & Henrik Meierkord “Bosch” off “Ewiger Wald Addendum” EP [Dronarivm]
  • Danish experimental /ambient /drone /electronic project of Posh Isolation co-founder & one-half of Damien Dubrovnik, Christian Stadsgaard, aka Vanity Productions “Sky Split Open (feat. Rosa Anschütz)” [Posh Isolation]
  • Melbourne, Australia industrial /dark ambient /experimental music project Fate Æffect “Psychasthenia” from the album “Remedia Amoris” [Neotantra]
  • Stockholm-based ambient /drone /experimental /noise /avant-garde /synth project of Marlena Salonen, aka Moonilena “Stenens dröm” from the upcoming debut “Minnet” LP 12″ [Moloton]
  • Norfolk, UK IDM /drone /ambient /electro-acoustic /minimal /musique concrète /post-classical sound artist Audio Obscura – “Light 6” from the split album “Daylight Saving” by Audio Obscura / Loopatronica [Wormhole World]
  • UK ambient /IDM /drum n bass /breaks /garage /electronica sound artist Wilks “Before The World Awakes” from upcoming cassette album “Left Hand Drive” [Bricolage]
  • Italian experimental /ambient /electronic project (aka The Child of A Creek), Fallen “Home Is where Our Hearts hide” from the album “Midnight Poems for Lost Seasons and Cripple Hearts” [Móatún 7]
  • Barcelona ambient /drone /electro-acoustic /experimental /modern classical DJ, electronic music producer, composer and Modern Obscure Music label founder, Pedro Vian “Mother of Dragons” from the upcoming fourth album “Earth, Our Planet?” LP [Modern Obscure Music]
  • Melbourne-based ambient /drone /sound collage /field recordings /trip-hop /experimental /electronic collaborative project led by Polish-born Martin K. Koszolko (KOshowKO and Philosophy of Sound), IUBAR PROJECT “The Border” off the concept album “Survival Tactics” [Vivarium Recordings]
  • Okinawa, Japan-based ambient /jazz /folk /house /fourth world French-born guitarist, Paul Mahoux “Cent Mille Ancêtres” from “Lysergie Villageoise” EP 12” [Natural Selections]
  • Berlin ambient /house /dub techno producer Rising Sun “Eternal 5” off ”The Eternal” EP 12″ [Echocord]
  • Saint-Petersburg-based organic house /downtempo electronica producer Daniel Hokum – “Holy Or Sinner” off V/A “G2B3:comp-03” compilation [ It’s Good To Be A Tree ]
  • Berlin-based ambient /dub /deep house /breaks /electronic artist Philipp Priebe “On The Way Out (Rising Sun Reprise II)” from Philipp Priebe / Rising Sun “Movements In An Empty Department Store (Remixes I) – The Rising Sun Versions” EP [Stólar]
  • Quebecois IDM /ambient /techno /house collaboration of producers Francis Latreille and Adam Hodgins (Solitary Dancer, Iron Galaxy), Priori & Sabola – “Learn to Fly” [naff recordings]
  • Ann Arbor, MI experimental /IDM /hip-hop /downtempo /electronic producer Dabrye “Bug Copped Village Gini” from tape album “Super-Cassette” [Ghostly International]
  • Berlin-based microhouse /leftfield /electronica /downtempo /spoken word Paul Traeumer “La Vaca Cega feat. Mommo G” from “La Vaca Cega” [kontrapost]
  • Mexican ambient /dub /deep techno producer Gerardo Torres Loera, aka MirrorLake “Flora Imaginaria” off upcoming “Moa” EP [QEONE]
  • Michigan Electronic music producer (Deepchord label co-founder) & dub techno musician, Mike Schommer “Deceivers” from “Rulers of this World” EP [Lempuyang]
  • Armenian slow house /organic techno /chill rave /downtempo artist Arman, aka Moon’s Voyager “Surrender” from “Surrender” EP [Moodfamily]
  • French ambient /house /minimal techno producer and hardware specialist Amandra “Pana Ondine” from “Edition Collector” EP 12″ [Nous’klaer Audio]
  • Brooklyn, NY-based Budapest-born ambient /IDM /acid /prog /wave /experimental electronic producer, g͏u͏i͏næ͏p͏i͏g͏ “MelonCollieFlourPower” from “The Spare Was Also Flat” EP
  • Osaka, Japan acid /disco /leftfield /trip-hop /Osak-adelic DJ/Producer, Ground “Syuiro Seki” from “Syuiro Seki” EP [Multi Culti]
  • Berlin-based acid /deep techno /psych /dark cosmic disco producer Pyrame – “Electronica Melancholia (A-Tweed Acid Dub Remix)” off “Electronica Melancholia Remixes” EP [Thisbe Recordings]
  • Jena, Germany deep house /downbeat /downtempo DJ-producer and Easy Tiger label founder, Deep Ändi – “Niemegk (bawab & Sydka Remix)” from “Niemegk” EP [Easy Tiger]
  • London-based ambient /deep house /soul /erotica /electronic Italian producer, songwriter and vocalist, System Olympia “Sanctified feat Working Men’s Club” from upcoming “Sanctified” EP
  • Berlin-based electronic /downtempo DJ-producer Alle Anders “Its Really That Simple” debut single
  • French ambient /chillout /indietronica /dreamy electronic downtempo artist Jeremy Villecourt, aka Croquet Club “Don’t Say” off the upcoming first full-length album ”Fugue in Twilight” [Reflections/Anjunadeep]
  • French ambient /house /psych /techno /dark disco /experimental electronic collaboration between Parisian producers Gilbert Cohen (DJ Gilb’R) & Nicolas Chaix (I:Cube), aka Château Flight “Allô?” from the upcoming double album “La Folie Studio” 2xLP 12″ [Versatile]
  • Bristol, UK-based industrial /radiophonic /IDM /acid /dub /improv /experimental analogue electronic producer, Ekoplekz “Boss Kat” from the album “From The Eko Chamber Vol.2”
  • Paris, France acid /electro /Arabic /techno electronic music crew Acid Arab “EMO (Acid Arab Rework)” originally from last year’s Acid Arab’s third album ٣ (Trois) [Crammed Discs]
  • UK-based Australian acid /techno /breakbeat /electro producer NITE FLEIT “Tell Me Another One” from “BM 12” EP [Bad Manners]
  • Brussels-based IDM /Breakbeat/Jungle /Electronica producer KŌMA “Artie0512” [Self-Released]
  • Amsterdam-based ambient /IDM /bass /breaks /techno /experimental DJ, producer and biologist Teqmun “Optimistic Fly” off “Worms Still Have To Eat The Dirt” [Nerve Collect]
  • Basel, Switzerland acid /techno /electro producer, Erhalder “Chip Stress 12B (Original Mix)” from “Chip Stress 12” EP [Bologna Jacks & Chip Stress]
  • Dutch techno /electro musician Erik Griffioen, aka Lloyd Stellar “Chemical (original mix)” from “Phantom Passenger” EP [Burial Soil]
  • Finnish IDM /bass /dark electro producer Riku Annala, aka Recue “Aridity” from “Paramnesia” EP 12″ [Analogical Force]
  • Malta‘s bass /techno /electro music producer Keith Farrugia, aka SOUND SYNTHESIS “Whatever You Want” off “Orbital 108” EP [Orbital Mechanics]
  • L.A.-based acid /funk /techno /electro hardware producer Michael Padgett, aka Ole Mic Odd “Code of Strings” off of “Mythical Realm” EP 12″ [KRI]
  • Romanian ambient /techno /electro Dj-producer Andrew Red Hand – “In The Cemetery (The Exaltics Remix)” from the forthcoming EP “In The Cemetery Saga” [Rotterdam Electronix]
  • Toronto, ON house /techno /electro /experimental producer (of Azari & III fame), Dinamo Azari, aka AZARI “AQATETRA (GESLOTEN CIRKEL Remix)” from “AQATETRA (Remixes)” EP [Omnidisc]
  • New York via Miami techno /electro hardware producer Alonzo “Contra Muse” from upcoming  V/A “Electric Program l” LP 12″ [Gravitational Waves]
  • Tennessee experimental /goth /post-punk /coldwave /dark electronics /cold wave project of Daniel Lewis (aka Daniel Holt, The Recluse or Death Posture), AKA Human Figures “Stone For A Glass House” from upcoming “Open Window” LP 12″ [Raw Culture]
  • Suicide – “Ghostrider (Benedikt Frey Edit)”
  • Manchester, UK minimal synth /techno /noise /experimental /breaks producer AnD “Wavy G” off ‘’When Stars Collide’’ LP [Instruments Of Discipline]
  • Berlin-based EBM /Balkan folk /noise /techno /post-industrial trio of Philipp Strobel, Berlin Bunny, and Eyes Dice, aka INVOLUCIJA “Gogosteron i Turbina (Gogosterone & Turbina)” from the album “Tiha povest involucije” [INVOLUCIJA]
  • French noise /industrial /EBM new project (aka IV Horsemen), ALEISTER BLAKE “Ad Wreckage” from cassette EP “CYBER FAME, REAL PAIN” [Clan Destine Records]
  • Italian EBM /techno /noise /industrial project of Blame Records label affiliated Bleach (Andrea Massa) and Shadowcomplex (Andrea Simioni), In A Slaughter Brain – “Glitch Track” from the upcoming V/A ”Various Artists Vol. 3” tape compilation [VIVES]
  • Osaka‘s noise /industrial /techno producer Ryuji Takeuchi – “Neither (Tomohiko Sagae Remix) off upcoming V/A ” BLM003″ EP 12″ [Blame Records]
  • Brazilian EBM /industrial techno producer Contra Golpe “Anti”
  • EBM /noise /industrial techno collaboration between Mexican DJ-producer and French artist and vocalist, Datura Inoxia & Valanaïs “Brutal” off V/A “BRUTALITY III” compilation [Brutal Form]
  • Argentinian Post-punk /EBM /Techno producer KRSSV “Obsesión en la Pista” off V/A “Cursed on Bones and Seeds” EP 12″ [Silent Ground]
  • Berlin-based, Polish EBM /industrial techno producer Monya “Meine Opposition” from “Euphoria” LP [HANDS]
  • Medellin, Colombia industrial /acid /electro /wave /techno /EBM producer and DJ, Bufon de lo Tragico “Ilusion”
  • Lebanon Hannover – “Die World II (toocontrasted edit)”
  • Catalan industrial techno /EBM duo Mario F. & Jogile D., aka SMFORMA “Whispers” from “It’s a Weird Place” EP 12″ [SOIL]
  • Paris based EBM /BDSM /darkwave /dark techno solo act CECIL OZARA “Fehler” single
  • Toulouse-based French/Lebanese Italo /EBM /Techno /Electronic producer Psaum, aka Arabian Panther “Hafla For Our Dead” from the upcoming “The Death Of The Panther” EP [Ritmo Fatale]
  • EBM /indie dance /wave /dark disco collaboration between Berlin-based Greco-German DJ duo and Russian producer Alex Twitchy, aka Local Suicide & Velax “Unorthodox Orthodox” off upcoming “Unorthodox Orthodox” EP [Iptamenos Discos]
  • Berlin-based new beat /acid /dark electro /indie dance newcomer Zee Mon – “You Better Don’t” off “Y.B.D.” EP [Fucanglong Files]
  • UK EBM /indie dance /acid /dark cosmic disco DJ-producer and head honcho at Hot Dog Recordings, Jay-Son “Acid In Wonderland” title track of “Acid In Wonderland” EP [Nein Records]
  • Barcelona-based acid /breaks /house /electronic Spanish  DJ-producer, Baldo “Ride The Night (Red Axes Remix)” from “Ride The Night Remixes” EP [Permanent Vacation]
  • New Mexico EBM /acid /trance /indie dance /dark disco duo Roswell Brothers  – “Civilization Ft. Sunset Amanda (Ivan De La Rouch Remix)” from “Civilization” EP [Logia Records]
  • Spanish/Venezuelan indie dance /house /dark disco Logical Records head honchos, Ivan de la Rouch & Mike Sacchetti – “John Grenades (Mufti Remix)” from “Stages” EP [Logical Records]
  • Spanish/Mexican indie dance /dark disco Djs/Producers Alvaro Cabana, Julia Del Mar, Diego Veira, Chacal “Cerati No Esta Muerto (BadWolf Remix)” from “Cerati No Esta Muerto (Remixes)” EP [Phisica]
  • Berlin/Barcelona based acid /breaks /psych /downtempo collaboration between Russian producer one half of Oblako Maranta and Mexican head of Bonkers Music label, Radial Gaze & Ludviq “Bitter Falcon (Colossio Remix)” from “Ruins of Argos” EP [ODD Pleasures]
  • Leeds, UK leftfield /techno /psych /tribal /hardware mysterious crew, Zu Mu Party Crew “Track B (Bleaching Agent Remix)” from “Zu Mu Party Crew” (SR007) EP 10″ [Space Ritual]
  • Russian EBM /acid /electro /progressive Italo electronic DJ-producer Karolina BNV – “Spinal Emotion” from upcoming “Lessons of Good Behaviour “EP [Slow Motion Records]
  • Valencian indie dance /Italo trance /cosmic dark disco /electronic producer Mundo D – “Odyssey (Bizzarro Universe Remix)” off “Odyssey” EP [Mélopée Records]
  • Greek Italo /indie dance /dark disco DJ-production duo of Vangelis (formerly of LAGASTA) and electronic recording artist Tareq, aka Boys’ Shorts – “Dark Room Rendez-Vous (Mala Ika Remix)” off upcoming “On The High Line-Remixes” EP [Live At Robert Johnson]
  • Mexican proto-house /acid /cosmic disco producer Oscar Avendaño, aka Levantine – “Intermission” off “Sinfonie Spaziali Chatper I” EP [Nubians Of Plutonia Record]
  • Catalunia-based Italo disco /synth-pop /retro synth wave producer Gabriel Berlanga, aka Undo “Good Times” from Undo /Casiowaves /Vicknoise‘s “Ciudad Futura” EP [Factor City]
  • UK-based Balearic /Cosmic Disco producer Tom Daggers, aka Daggers – “Space + Time” from the debut EP “Evergreen” [Citizens Of Vice]
  • Swiss Cosmic Disco /Balearic Funk /House duo In Flagranti “In The Siver White Box” title track of “In The Siver White Box” EP [Codek Records]
  • Brooklyn, NY-based techno /chug /funk /breakbeat /house DJ-producer Derek Russo – “Planet Sunset” off “Special Occasion” EP [Broad Channel]
  • Italian funk /afro /Italo disco collaboration duo Dj Pasta & Brucaliff – “El Rey (Alberto Melloni Remix)” from “El Rey Remixes” EP [Raibano Records]
  • 2012 New-Wave/Italo floor-filler by NYC soundtrack synth producer Steve Moore, Lovelock – “Love Reaction (Karassimeon Edit)”
  • 1985 Italo Disco classic Flexi Cowboys – “Domination (DayVentura Tighter Belt Edit)” from ‘A UFO’ free edit series [Slow Motion Records]
  • “Cuvaj (Moving Still Edit)” from “Club Bizarre” EP Edits from Jeddah to the Globe by Dublin-based producer Moving Still (موفن ستل) [No Bad Days]
  • Kool & The Gang – “Misled (KMITL Edit)”
  • CHIC – “Le Freak (Moontalk‘s Lunar Lounging Edit)”
  • West Germany via South London ambient /drone /Arabic /ethnic /experimental /electronic producer Abu AMA “Opalii” from the LP “Opalii Lo-Fi – Archive vol.2”
  • Worcester, Massachusetts IDM /ambient /electronica producer and Moss Archive label head Joseph Bastardo (aka Looks Realistic, Gay Shapes), aka Bastian Void – “Mirageaworld” from “Bastian Void / Endurance” split tape EP [Muzan Editions]
  • Stockholm-based ambient /experimental /minimal /electro-acoustic German musician and composer, Luka Aron “Variation 3: III (XV XXVII III XXI IX)” from upcoming “XV XXVII III XXI IX: Variations & Coda” LP 12″ [Warm Winters Ltd.]
  • Los Angeles-based British dark ambient pioneer, Stygian drone legend and near-mythical entity founded in 1980, Brian Williams, aka LUSTMORD “Entrails of the God Machine” from the new “Much Unseen Is Also Here” LP 2×12″ [Pelagic Records]
  • Porto Alegre, Brazil dark ambient /industrial /drone sound and visual artist IO “The Dog” long-form single from Francisco Goya‘s Black Paintings inspired series
  • Italy/US ambient /drone /shoegaze /experimental /electronic collaboration Abul Mogard & Rafael Anton Irisarri – “Waking Up Dizzy on a Bastion” from the long-form vinyl 12″ album “Impossibly distant, impossibly close” [Black Knoll Editions]
  • Ambient /found sounds /drone project of Italian classical guitarist and composer, Federico Mosconi ‘Second Story in Slow Motion’ from the CD album ‘Slow Motion’
  • German ambient /meditation /gong player Ingrid N “Light and Shadow” long-form album 

© Albert Renger-Patzsch