WL//WH Weekly Electronic Music Tips

Weekly Electronic Music Tips // MAY-JUNE #22-24

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

  • Stock 056 with ATTENDANCES

Atmospheric, trippy and immersive Slow Trance/ Downtempo mixtape from Ancona-based, Italian DJ and producer and podcast series “Retrofuture” curator Attendances, to soothe, warm, and harmonize our mind and body.

  • Mexican EBM /techno /dark disco artist Bruce Wine “Sheol” from “Era De La Bestia” EP [Nein Records]

Mexican artist churns out a killer combination of ruthless crushing snare beats and treacherous droning undulating basslines for a dark-disco blast that rattles and shakes your spine, to impel your body irresistibly grooving.

  • UK bass /dub /grime /dubstep /electronic music producer-DJ and 140 Plates founder, Mungk – “Fluting” from “D-BLK016 x” EP dubplate 10″ [D-BLK]

UK Dubstep purist finally opts to drop one of his early clips, soon becoming a constant and most requested live set dub favourite, after 5 years in waiting, a tripped out snake charmer dances sinuously on dub-laden broken drum beats and warm rubbery bass pulses, circled by a striking evocative spiraling of arcane fluting motifs and piercing strings to mesmerize your senses. 

  • London, UK house acid techno producer Jezebell “Weekend Machines” from the upcoming eponymous EP [Ransom Note Records]

London based fine pourvoyeur of ‘seedy sonics and illicit electronics’ sneakingly entices into an equally dark, trippy and groovy electrifying vortex of vibrant squelchy basslines, dry steady rhythms, crisp metallic percussions, compulsive staccato synth pulses and assertive vocal samples, from which you do not want to get out of anymore.

  • Berlin-based ambient /drone /folk project of St. Petersburg-native artist, DJ, and radio.syg.ma co-founder Sasha Zakharenko, aka PERILA “Mud”
  • UK ambient /field recordings /harp /classical musician Virginia Astley “The 29th May – Oak Apple Day”
  • Copenhagen, Danish ambient /cinematic /neo-classical pianist Jacob David “Skagerrak” from the compilation of piano pieces “Retrospective” [20152023] LP 12″ [Moderna Records]
  • French/Italian ambient /jazz /electronics /electro-acoustic collaboration between sound artists Anthony Elfort and Francis Gri, aka Toàn & Francis Gri “Rêve deux” from the upcoming album “Le tissage des rêves”
  • Portland, OR ambient /naturewave /vaporwave /dreamwave /electronic musician FM Forest “Swimming In System Lake” from “Before The Forest” LP 12″ [VILL4IN]
  • Italian experimental /drone /dark ambient producer Emanuele Liguori (aka Sad Graffiti), 祭司 “Rain (Translation)” from “Death of Mishima” LP [Neotantra]
  • Saint Paul, Minnesota ambient /drone /experimental project Karaoke VHS “Sympathy dealer” from the cassette album “Sympathetic VHS” [daylily arboretum]
  • Milan, Italy ambient /drone /minimal /soundscape sound artist IDRA “Noises From the Past” from the cassette “Resonant Bodies, Anticipated Memories” LP [Seil Records]
  • Brooklyn, NY-based ambient /experimental /classical /electronic multi-disciplinary composer and performer Holland Andrews “Aura” from “Answers” EP 12″ [LEITER]
  • Brussels-based, French ambient /drone /field recordings /experimental /flute /electronic visual artist and composer, Mélodie Blaison “Pluie + Pluie” from the cassette album “Avant le Rivage” [wabi-sabi tapes]
  • Japanese ambient /drone /soundscape /guitar /modular synth /electronic musician and composer, Chihei Hatakeyama “Thousand Oceans” title track of the upcoming album “Thousand Oceans” [DRONARIVM]
  • Vancouver ambient /drone /electronica musician Kuma “Eden But The With The Snakes Let In” from “I Grew Up In Spectral Places” LP [Frosti]
  • Belgian ambient /electronic /folk sound wizard Bram Bosteels, aka Kaboom Karavan “Parafiks” from the album “Fiasko!” 12″ LP [Miasmah Recordings]
  • Dark ambient /drone /experimental duo of US-based electronic producer Arzat Skia and The Hague-based Russian-American pianist Leo Svirsky, Unstern “Of Fire And The Many-Eyed Wheels” from the upcoming LP “Es Geht Der Tag” [ALTER]
  • Stockholm ambient /drone /modern classical /soundscapes composer and cellist Henrik Meierkord “Erinnerungen – (Glåsbird Remix)” from upcoming remix LP “Visitors to Erinnerungen” [Audiobulb]
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico ambient /chill /minimal /electronic project of Chris Dixon, La Practica “Apricity” from the album “Ghost of a Shadow” 12″ [La Practica De Familia]
  • Japan/Australia ambient /electronica /experimental collaboration, Akira Kosemura & Lawrence English “Twilight Wave” from “Selene” LP [Temporary Residence Ltd.]
  • Icelandic ambient /techno /electronic duo of composer Ólafur Arnalds and Faroese musician Janus Rasmussen, aka Kiasmos “Flown” off upcoming second album “II” [Erased Tapes]
  • Montreal‘s ambient /IDM /dub /bass /deep house /techno /electronica DJ-producer and Naff Recordings founder Francis Latreille, aka Priori “Ruins” from “This but More” LP 2×12″ [naff recordings]
  • Dusseldorf  IDM /glitch /techno /electronic producer, Peter Lersch, aka Todeskino “Vercingetorix Acid” from the cassette LP “Black Patina” [Cruel Nature Records]
  • German ambient /kraut /jazz /experimental electronica project of childhood friends Nils Frahm, Frederic Gmeiner, and Sebastian Singwald, aka Nonkeen “of plasticity” from “All good?” 2x LP 12″ [LEITER]
  • Mexico City ambient /downtempo /tribal /deep techno producer Dante Islas, aka Mwamwa – “Non” from “Seqs” EP [Secuencias Temporales]
  • Experimental ambient /drone collaboration between London-based musician Kevin Richard Martin (The Bug) and Kenyan sound artist Joseph Kamaru (KMRU), KRM & KMRU “Ark” from the upcoming LP “Disconnect” [Phantom Limb]
  • London-based ambient /trip-hop /jazz /downtempo Turkish/British producer SONLIFE “Piecebypiece (Coco Steel & Lovebomb Dubplate)” from “Piecebypiece Remixes” EP 12″ [DSPPR]
  • Ibiza, Spain-based ambient /chillout /Balearic /downtempo DJ-producer-percussionist, George Solar “MOONBEAMS FEAT. KEN FAN & JEN” from the upcoming six-track mini album “Moonbeams” [NuNorthern Soul]
  • Danish ambient /disco /Balearic collaboration Fureby, Moscoso & Faber – “Halcyon (Edit)” (bonus track) from V/A “Claremont Editions Volume 4″ 2×12” LP [Claremont 56]
  • Adelaide, Australia ambient /Balearic /deep house /downtempo /electronica producer and Isle Of Jura label boss, Jura Soundsystem – “Linn Fun (Good Block Remix)” from “Remix Special” EP 12″ [Isle Of Jura]
  • Lecce, Italian ambient /kraut /world /breakbeat /kraut /jazz /downtempo /leftfield electronic artist Michele Mininni “Urban Voodoo” from the debut “Pop Archetypes” LP 12″ [Hell Yeah Recordings]
  • Helsinki ambient /IDM /Balearic /funk /dub /cosmic disco /leftfield /electro /downtempo legendary mutant electronic powerhouse (members of Stiletti-Ana and Kalifornia-Keke), Jesse – “Sentiments” from the upcoming “Motion Klubb” LP 12″ [Höga Nord Rekords]
  • French ambient /chillrave /world /folk /psych /electronica /percussive /downtempo production duo Da Iguana & Walass “Jeudi du Port #6 Feat. Youyou, La Pierrre” from “La Semana” LP [Cosmovision Records]
  • Violeta Parra – “Gracias A La Vida (Adrian Schneider Edit)” [WAYU Records]
  • Halle, Germany downtempo /electronic producer Bepo – “Dangerous” from “Biorhythm” EP [down.]
  • German ambient /dub /acid /kraut /pop electronic project of Cologne-based modular synth producer Jan Philipp Janzen (Die Sterne, Kleine Wohnen, Mars Allstars, Stephen Malkmus And Friends, Urlaub In Polen, Von Spar), Dumbo Tracks – “CPR feat. Rubee Fegan” single off the upcoming sophomore LP “Move with Intention” [Bureau B]
  • Georgian lo-fi /acid /ethnic /psych /downtempo /indie dance /breaks /modular synth producer Oto Veltauri – “Hand Drum” from the debut LP, “Dark Celebration” [Kyma Komplex]
  • Belgrade, Serbia industrial /acid /jazz /leftfield house /electronic producer A//O – “Future Discussions” from “Drums Ex Machina” EP [YES]
  • London, UK ambient /dub techno /house /electronica alias of veteran producer Luke Slater (The 7th Plain, Planetary Assault Systems), aka L.B.Dub Corp “Golden Star (Ft. Baal & Mortimer)” from the double LP “aturn To Home” 2×12″ [Dekmantel]
  • Swedish industrial /drone /noise /dub /minimal electronics producer and iDEAL label boss, The Idealist “Statement” off “Extended Player” 12″ EP [iDEAL Recordings]
  • Gothenburg, Sweden Electro project since 2006, Komarken Electronics “Everyday On Repeat” from “Komarken Electronic Research Center” LP [Stilleben Records]
  • UK techno /electro producer Torai “Skatty” from upcoming “Rapture” EP 12″ [Lunar Orbiter Program]
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands acid /breakbeat /electro producer Gamma Intel – “Azimuth” from V/A “ENOUGH!” Palestine solidarity compilation [Dreaming Live]
  • Hamburg-based acid /IDM /electro producer Carsten Schulz, aka Quadratschulz “Constant Increase” from “Dynamic Linker” EP [Clone Dub Recordings]
  • Poland industrial /coldwave /electro /post-punk /breaks /lo-fi distorted electronics project of Bartosz Zaskorski, aka Porosty “NO” from the upcoming cassette album “Dungeon Crawler” [Smashing Tape]
  • Barcelona-based, Uruguay-born noise /experimental /industrial producer Lautaro Carbajal (1/2 of La Union Metalurgica), aka Dolorosa “The Hermit” title track of the upcoming cassette EP “The Hermit” [SONS OF TRADERS RECORDS]  
  • Brazilian lo-fi experimental industrial /electro /techno producer Edvan Marques Ferreira, aka N.W.T “Right is Wrong ft. Sour Cream Ensemble” from “The Owl-Adventures in the Land of the Falcons [EP. 01]” 12″ [MVQX / Unrealistic Expectations]
  • San Bernardino, CA esoteric experimental electronic minimal synth drone duo of Peter Kris (PK) and Norm Heston (NH), GERMAN ARMY “Drank The Poison” from the album “Skin Wrapped, Eyes Visible” [Ultra Gash Records]
  • Namur, Belgium coldwave /synth-wave producer Aemone “Midnight Theatre” from “Phone Down (Shitty Archive)” LP
  • German disco /synthwave /minimal house duo Rework – “Sunday Girl” off “Never Again” LP [exlove records]
  • Brussels, Belgium analog dark synth-pop female musician AVELINE “Amours Noires” title track of the CD album “Amours Noires” via UNKNOWN PLEASURES RECORDS
  • Tokyo, Japan dark ambient /ritual /industrial /techno /noise /experimental electric music producer (Distra), Wataru Abe – “Rite of Detachment” from “Aesthetic pilgrims” EP [Brutal Forms]
  • A Coruña, Spanish tribal hypnotic techno producer Roi – “Annwn (Lefrenk Remix)” off “Annwn” EP [IOR Records]
  • Italian industrial /experimental techno producer Vandal Future Punk “Hyperuranio” from “Hyperuranio” EP [Sound Anarchy]
  • Bordeaux, French EBM /industrial /techno /electronic DJ-musician Hirschmann – “Get To me (Neurotiker Remix)” from “And So On” EP [Sharped Records]
  • UK dark electronics /post-punk /industrial project from former techno artist Oliver Ho (Raudive, Zov Zov), Broken English Club “Crime – Club Edit” from the celebratory “DECADE” EP 
  • Collaborative project between Mexican EBM/techno noisemaker and French vocal master, Datura Inoxia & VALANAÏS – “Lueurs Noires” title track of “Lueurs Noires” EP [Sonidos Subterraneos]
  • Barcelona-based EBM /New Beat /Techno project Florida Cancer “Amici Miei” from “Graveyard” EP [Aspecto Humano]
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina New Beat /Techno /EBM DJ-producer Pedro Aguirre, aka Ciberfobia – Animacion (KRSSV Remix)” off upcoming “Error De Sistema” EP [Spektro]
  • UK dark electronic industrial noise project of Jamie Blacker, ESA – “Join Our Hands” single [Negative Gain Productions]
  • Industrial/dark electronic/electro/EBM solo project Urban Matrix “Moderne Zeiten” from “Contact” LP
  • Paris-based new beat /indie dance /acid /psych /techno /electronic producer Yan Wagner, aka The Populists ”All Business All The Time” from “Dancers” EP [Lumière Noire Records]
  • UK indie dance /post-punk /nu disco /analog electronic DJ-producer and tici taci label head, Duncan Grey “Full Blag” from the 5th LP “Five Fathoms Full” [tici taci]
  • London-based indie dance /techno /disco /house Greek artists, Inside Out Records bosses, Stevie R & Parisinos – “Egal ft. Ellivia (Massimiliano Pagliara Remix)” [Sum Over Histories]
  • Romanian Nu Italo /Dark Disco /Wave icon Alexandrina – “Sirin (Freudenthal Remix)” off “Sirin Remixes” EP [Feinstoff]
  • Mexican house /rock /Italo /cosmic disco DJ-producer Tatagaya – “Tatman (Javier Ferreira Remix)” from “Galactic Rock” EP [Midnight Operators]
  • Murcia, Spanish Italo /acid /dark disco /indie dance producer Javi Golo (Pink Records, Luw, one half of 2 Rare People), JG Outsider “Da Sound (Kay – Chi Remix)” off upcoming “Coming Out” EP [Espacio Cielo]
  • Brazilian indie dance /synth-pop /dark disco collaboration Plastic Robots, ALPHANO – “Smash (Kimshies Remix)” off of “Rocket & Smash” EP [Warbeats Records]
  • San Diego, CA-based, French wave /house /Italo disco DJ-producer, Olivier DB – “What U Want” from the first “What U Want?” EP [Epicure Records]
  • Mexican electro /progressive house /disco /indie dance duo Zombies In Miami – “GPI (Gracias Por Invitar)” off of “GPI” EP 12″ [Friendsome]
  • Visage vs Dirty Doering – “Fade to Grey (Tron loves Dan the Man live edit)”
  • “Dominoxia (Stefano Andriezzi edit)” edit by Barcelona-based House/Electro DJ-producer
  • Lisbon-based, Russian acid house /electronic DJ-producer Bogdan Ra “AFTER ACID HOURS”
  • Rotterdam-based, UK house /tech funk producer Colin McBean, aka Mr. G “When Ya Bad…” from “Some Dutty Beatz” EP 12″
  • Caracas, Venezuela raptor house DJ-Producer and Raptor House founder Pedro Elias Corro, aka Dj Babatr “Zumba Lumba” from “Zumba Lumba / Boom Shack” EP []
  • Italian acid house DJ-producer Gabriele Lori, aka Astoloop feat. Hard Ton “Heal” from “Healing Lunar Lights” EP [Vitamina Musica]
  • London/Lisbon Balearic /chug /Italo house collective Desert Island Disco “Balia Cosmica” off “Shell Beach” EP [Shades Of Sound Recordings]
  • Berlin-based, German electronic /prog house DJ/producer PEREL “1 Life (Extended Mix)” from “1 Life ” EP [Hits Hits Hits]
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma ambient /drone /field recordings /shoegazey /electro-acoustic composer Whettman Chelmets – “Longing for A New Place” from “A New Place” album [quiet details]
  • 2014 Live Session of London‘s electronic artist Robin Rimbaud and Boston-based saxophonist and transdisciplinary artist NL, Scanner & Neil Leonard “Time Code” from the upcoming “The Berklee Sessions” LP
  • UK veteran electronic producer/musician (one half of The Grid and Beyond The Wizards Sleeve), Richard Norris “Freetones June” from “Music For Healing – Freetones June”
  • Japan-based drome ambient project of Ivan Sonnov, aka sonnov “Baxila” from the album “Ælaciw”
  • Baltimore, Maryland experimental /dark ambient /electronic sound artist John Lane, aka A Journey of Giraffes “Eusebi Walks” from the album “Retro Porter” via Somewherecold Records
  • Birmingham, UK dark ambient /industrial / power electronics /drone project of Avalanche Recordings head Justin K Broadrick (Jesu, Grey Machine, Godflesh, JK Flesh), aka FINAL “Inbetween You” from the LP “What We Don’t See” [ROOM40]

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