WL//WH Weekly Electronic Music Tips

Weekly Electronic Music Tips – SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER #40 – 22

Angie McMonigal Photography

  • GOTTLIKE 03 – MAGNUM OPUS                                                                                                                               

Courtesy of Berlin‘s WIE EIN GOTT Records, Colombian artist Felipe Novoa AKA Magnum Opus spins off an array of intense, blazing and churning Electro Darkwave, Post-Punk and EBM sonic elements that collide and combine into a whirlwind of contrasting emotions under grey Industrial skies.

  • Netherlands Synthwave /Italo /Nu-Disco producer Erik Drost, AKA Mouissie “Therapy” from upcoming V/A “Slow Motion & Ritmo Fatale present Universo Parallelo” compilation album

Dutch producer Mouissie effortlessly churns out his unmistakable alchemy of Italo, Cosmic Disco, Synth-Wave and Trance teeming with bouncing rhythms, and pulsating low ends as shimmering spatial synths swirl and sweep into an intoxicating and emotional relentless dancing soundtrack of desire, yearning, and passion and life.

  • Brussels based acid/ industrial /techno /breaks /electro French producer and Vastechoses label co-head, Lostsoundbytes “Dogme Paradox” from the upcoming album “Parallel Intrusion” tape on Big Science Records

Brussels-based hypno-industrial downtempo electronic producer draws heavily on processed samples and breaks combined with distorted and vibrant muffled bass kick pulses alternating with clattering stark percussive patterns, screechy booming swirling FX and hypnotic lilting vocal clips for an overall gritty and compelling delivery.

  • Saint Petersburg based experimental /IDM /glitch /electro /producer Ilya Bitekhtin AKA illocanblo “Maze” title track from the album “Maze” on Rednetic Recordings

‘Exploring the connectivity of Classic Dub techniques with the atmosphere of modern times’, Russian IDM Electronic producer illocanblo ignites a frenzied, giddy and surreal concoction of staggering droning bass tones, groovy rolling breakbeats, swirling raw/smooth synth vibrancy, speckled with acidic and glitchy flourishes, making for a mind-boggling multi-layered listening daze.

  • Swedish ambient /drone /ethereal /electronic /modern classical artist (AKA Purl), Ludvig Cimbrelius “Adelaide from the new ltd. CDr album “Love Letters From The Sky” on Athens’ Sound In Silence
  • UK ambient drone project of Dennis Huddleston, aka 36 “Colours In The Dark” title track from the album “Colours In The Dark” on his own 3six Recordings
  • Atlanta, Georgia textural ambient /minimal electronic /post-rock musician The Lifted Index “Heat” from the album “Heat Shade” on Seil Records
  • Baltimore, Maryland ambient /experimental /electronic folk painter, printmaker and recording artist, Mark Renner “The Bench at St.Giles” from the upcoming album “The Midlothian Gardens”
  • UK ambient /experimental /death of rave /deconstructed /leftfield /electronic project She Is Not Alone “Four Darks in a Red” from the Mark Rothko inspired album “Colour Field” via Heavy Cloud
  • Stroud, UK ambient /IDM /glitch /trip-hop /breaks /electronic producer Woodland Tape Exchange “Cherry Cola Tree” from the EP “Be Sting”
  • Florence, Italy braindance /psych /post-vaporwave /urban wave project QuadratoX “Geographic Transient” from the album “Hypnagotheque” on business casual
  • Breda-based ambient experimental electronic pop Dutch visual artist and musician Mathilde Nobel “I Eat Air” from upcoming debut LP “Founds on Land” on Rotterdam‘s Nous’klaer Audio
  • Copenhagen based ambient /minimal electronic /techno Berlin‘s producer (Television Set, Skanfrom), Roger Semsroth, a.k.a. Sleeparchive “Unreleased Session” on Winter Is At Hand
  • Gothenburg, Sweden downtempo /psych /electronic trio Datasal “Observatoriet” from “Observatoriet / Besök” 7″ single on Höga Nord Rekords
  • Athens, Greek experimental /cinematic /cosmic /psych /folk /dark electronic /electronic music producer and film director Yannis Veslemes (aka Felizol, Steamcut, Sportex), aka VESLEMES “Medieval Photochemical” from “The Well” album on Macadam Mambo
  • Bucharest-based psychedelic /cosmic /krautrock /electronic Romanian duo Khidja “Science Of Ghosts” from “Something In The Water” EP 12″ on Hivern Discs
  • French cinematic dark techno producer from Strasbourg and Bella Ursa label honcho, Letherique “Hidden in Plain Sight” from upcoming second concept album “Tenebras Persequi” tape on Bella Ursa Recordings
  • Marseille, France Ambient /Indie /Psych /Tribal electronic music producer L ̶o ̶ï ̶s ̶L ̶a ̶z ̶u ̶r – “EXORDIUM” upcoming on Jade                                                                                                                                           
  • Berlin-based IDM /bass /hypnagogic /dubstep /hip-hop /jungle /electronic UK music producer, composer & sound designer Jamie Teasdale AKA Kuedo “Ant City (µ-Ziq Remix)” Mike Paradinas‘ cyborg-jungle remix from Kuedo’s seminal 2011 album ‘Severant’
  • Parisian acid /arabic /techno electronic music crew ACID ARAB feat. Cheb Halim – “Halim Guelil” on Crammed Discs
  • BelgianIraqi percussive /Arabic /experimental modular electronic music trio of Stef Heeren, Kwinten Mordijck and Saif Al-Qaissy AKA Use Knife “True​-​Love Not” from the debut vinyl album “The Shedding of Skin” on VIERNULVIER Records.                                                                                                                     
  • French experimental minimal synth-electro project by Alaxis Andreas G. since 1996, LE SYNDICAT ELECTRONIQUE // “The small group of men” excerpt of the 2 precious -sold out- recent dubplates released on Heathen Electronics
  • Lithuanian/Ukrainian industrial /post-punk /dark electronics collaboration EGZOTIKKA & GAEL – “LIES” from upcoming V/A ” VA COULER SUR LE VISAGE VOL. I” tape compilation [Comme Des Larmes]
  • Spanish industrial /dark disco /slow techno producer (one half of 2 Rare People), JG Outsider “NECROPHELIM” from the Oráculo Records‘ 12″ vinyl edition of the Self-Titled EP previously released by Banshees Records
  • Ambient /Industrial /Techno producer (AKA Baka and DJ Chainsawman), PEDROLINO “I Don’t Believe In You (Filmmaker Remix)” from the cassette EP “In The Cut” upcoming on N.I.M Tapes
  • UK Industrial /New Beat /Techno /Electronic duo from Sheffield, Randolph & Mortimer “What Are You (Acidic Male Remix)” from “What Are You?” EP
  • Berlin-based EBM-Italo-electro-techno collaboration of Pablo Bozzi & Phase Fatale, AKA Soft Crash “Your Last Everything feat. Marie Davidson (Soft Crash Angel)” from the debut album “Your Last Everything” on BITE
  • Saint Petersburg wave /acid /techno /EBM producer Alexey Bork, aka Rudiment – 長崎市 – from V/A “Miseria Bonus Tape Vol 2” on Miseria
  • Odessa, Ukraine experimental/dark industrial/noise/electronic producer RENNST “Vibroblade”
  • Italian minimalistic /proto-industrial /EBM project of Francesco Baudazzi (AKA Diana Berti, Obtane, 1/2 Aktion Mutante, etc.), Bakunin Commando “X Unconscious Remix” from the cassette album “V” on kontralamakina
  • US post-punk /techno /EBM producer and DeathDecayMagic label head Jordan Lieb, AKA Black Light Smoke – “Brain Dead” title track off “Brain Dead” EP [ZONE]                                                                                     
  • French hard techno producer RORGANIC “Leave Your Message After The Bip” from V/A “ARMY OF CHAOS | 7TH ANNIVERSARY” compilation on Insane Industry
  • German breakbeat /techno DJ and electronic music producer Valerie Ace “Healing Era” debut single on her new hybrid label Hardwon.
  • Stockholm, Sweden acid /dark techno /rave /EBM producer Alexander Kassberg AKA Starving Insect “Perfect Nails For Satan” from Starving Insect / Crystal Geometry – Acid Avengers 023 EP on Tripalium Corp
  • German/France EBM Techno/Industrial project from Daniel Myer (Haujobb) & Clément Perez, AKA Rendered “Bassporn” off upcoming EP “Not Dead Yet” on Paris’ Intervision label
  • Thessaloniki-based EBM /Industrial /Techno /Dark Electronics DJ-producer Alpha Sect “Internet Rebels (Magnum Opus Remix)” from “Internet Rebels” EP upcoming on Nu Body Records
  • Tbilisi, Georgia EBM /Rave /Post-Punk /Dark Techno DJ and producer Ćyan ID “Cold Without You” from the cassette album “Silent Past Wounds” on X-IMG
  • Brighton, UK based dub /post-punk /techno /industrial /electro Scottish producer Kutkh Jackdaw – “Fires In Your Garden (Puck Remix)” from “Fires In Your Garden Remix” EP
  • Austin, TX rave /acid /house /techno producer Bill Converse – “Take Parts” title track from upcoming EP on Dark Entries Recordings
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina acid /techno /electro producer Saigg – “Satelmix” from upcoming “Gema Zafiro” series 12″ album [Perlas]
  • Longtime Finnish Acid /Techno /Electro musician Kirill Junolainen, AKA Konerytmi – “Voimalaitos” from “Voimalaitos” EP [INDMEK-007] on Industrias Mekanikas
  • Brazilian Techno / Ghetto /Breaks /Electro DJ-producer CRAZED “Certo Pelo Certo” from V/A “DAAF TRAX 2” compilation upcoming on FU.ME rec
  • Parisian trance /breaks /electro DJ-producer Voltaire ‘Frequencies’ from the forthcoming EP “Tangerine Hill” on his own label AESTRIA
  • Hong Kong-based ambient /techno /breakbeat /electro electronic artist, Xiaolin “Dark Night” from “Tower Moment” EP on Mihn 宀
  • KICK A LIL’ SOMETHIN’ (Snoop DoggGin & Juice Edit)
  • Antwerp, Belgium Italo /electro /wave producer Matthias Yzebaert AKA Club Mayz – “Princess of Excess” off upcoming V/ A “Diamonds In The Night Vol. 5” EP [Bordello A Parigi]
  • Spanish Italo Disco /EBM /Techno /Synth Wave DJ-producer from Bilbao and Eclectic Reactions Records label co-founder, WLDV “Relax & Enjoy” off upcoming V/A “Diamonds In The Night Vol. 5” compilation on Bordello A Parigi
  • Berlin-based dark disco /dark electronic /wave Greek/German duo Vamparela & Brax Moody and Duro label boss Mexican producer Mateo González (Bufi, Sonido Fantasma), AKA Local Suicide & Theus Mago – Jam Bounce Release (Silicone Soul‘s Darkroom Dub)” off 6-track “Eros Anikate – Artemis Remixes” EP [Iptamenos Discos]
  • French Italo disco /cosmic synth producer based in Toulouse, BRANDSKI “Arena (Chinaski Remix)” from “Arena” EP upcoming on Mélopée Records
  • Mexican wave /electro-house duo MAR TE & GEISTECH “Luna Nueva”
  • Mexican electro /breaks /dark disco duo Fargo Devianti & Vongold – “Taste Of Butter (Jennifer Cardini & Damon Jee Remix)” off “Taste of Butter” EP upcoming on Hard Fist
  • South Korean Italo disco /synth wave /indie dance /electronic producer, Shubostar “Orbit Drive-in” from “Orbit Drive-In EP on Permanent Vacation
  • UK Italo /house /techno /retro synth producer Chris Barratt AKA Eagles & Butterflies “Retropolis” from s/t EP upcoming on Running Back
  • Sydney, Australia ambient /downtempo /electronic selector and crate digger Marco Vella, a.k.a Body Corp “React” from the album “Unusual for Us” upcoming on bedroom suck records
  • Toronto/New York ambient /psych /cosmic-dub /new age / electronic duo of Legion of Green Men and Edward Larry Gordon, AKA log(m) & Laraaji “Deeping Beatless” from “A Surplus Of Absurdity” on Invisible, Inc.
  • Copenhagen, Denmark experimental /ambient recyclotronica project Maple Pools “Alma Mater” from the album “Coherent Scattering” on Neotantra
  • Ambient /electro /techno “Enigmatic Delectable Oscillator Banquet” project MPU101 “Wald-run.exe” from “ITX026″[MPU102] on Munich’s Ilian Tape
  • Italian ambient /noise /electronic duo Mayzena “IV” from “You shouldn’t be here” EP on Medellin’s Ediciones Éter
  • Cadiz, Spain ambient /drone /soundscapes sound artists David Cordero & Miguel Otero “Everyday Things” from the album “A Possible Distance” on DRONARIVM
  • UK ambient /drone /electronic sound artist Adam O’Hara, AKA The Vision Reels “Her Form Is Slowly Morphing (Inhmost Deep Mix)” from the album “Aconites” upcoming on Huinali Recordings
  • Ambient/drone moniker of UK electronic producer Martin Jenkins (AKA Pye Corner Audio), The House In The Woods ‘Part One’ from the album ‘Cosmos Variations’
  • Ambient /electro /techno “Enigmatic Delectable Oscillator Banquet” project MPU101 “Wald-run.exe” from “ITX026″[MPU102] on Ilian Tape
  • Ambient /ethereal /soundscape artist Tomasz Szpaderski, AKA innerinnerlife – “The Green Ray” from split cassette “025/026 – innerinnerlife & Kid Smpl” upcoming on DISPLAY
  • Italian ambient /drone /tape loops /analog synth composer from Sicily, Andrea Cortese “Suburban Dawn”
  • Brooklyn, NY/Portland, OR ambient /tape loop /electro-acoustic collaboration Taylor Deupree & Marcus Fischer “Held” from the album “Februarys” on Dauw
  • Tokyo, Japan based ambient /drone /tape loop /experimental duo of Danielle Baquet and Will Long, AKA Celer “Brackish Nagas Too Low in the River” from the remastered CD edition album “Red Seals (Remastered)” [originally self-released in 2007 in a limited edition CDR handmade package].
  • Rennes, France ambient /piano /neoclassical project of Sylvain Texier (The Last Morning Soundtrack, Fragments), Ô Lake “Solace” on Moderna Records

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