Tag : electronica

In the Middle with Fakear

5 months ago / 0 comments

The 13th of April marked the release of ‘All Glows’, a date that was long overdue for the electronic producer Theo le Vigeroux, known to many as Fakear. The sixteen track album release paints Theo in an entirely different light musically and spiritually. The album flirts with several moods, cascading … Read More

In The Middle with Nightmares on Wax

8 months ago / 0 comments

George Evelyn is full of ideas. You’d expect nothing less from a man that gave the title of Shape the Future to his latest album under the Nightmare on Wax moniker for which he is best known. Combining his signature hip-hop-infused electronica with a notably uplifting, spiritual edge, the record … Read More

Giraffage ‘Too Real’ review: Textural electronica aplenty

12 months ago / 0 comments

Midi jazz chords, samples of the ocean, and a deep, pitch-shifted voice bellowing “oh yeah” were not what I expected to greet me as I began my first listen of Giraffage’s debut record. For 15 seconds I was left in cautious limbo of what kind of record Too Real was … Read More

Editor’s Cuts: October 2017

1 year ago / 0 comments

Clubs Editor Dan King talks you through his album picks for October Mount Kimbie – Love What Survives Mount Kimbie, the sought-after electronica duo, are back with their third album after a hiatus that saw them win production credits for Jay-Z and Kelis. An intense, gripping listen throughout, plus a … Read More

Preview: Bonobo @ O2 Academy Leeds, 1/3/17

2 years ago / 0 comments

Straight off the back of ethereal new album Migration, Bonobo is set to grace Leeds’ O2 Academy next Wednesday night. And with such a diverse back catalogue to draw from, the night looks set to be electric. Bonobo, A.K.A. Simon Green, has been honing his sophisticated style ever since Animal Magic back in … Read More

Music | Crystal Castles announce split

4 years ago / 0 comments

Three critically acclaimed albums, years of notoriously storming live shows and arguably pioneers of the two-piece electronic act riding the internet hype train – Crystal Castles has definitely ended on a high. Alice Glass tweeted on Wednesday that she was ‘leaving Crystal Castles’ and bandmate Ethan Kath out of absolutely … Read More

Music | Album Review: Aphex Twin

4 years ago / 0 comments

Lurking like an android shark in the fathomless gloom of the Deep Web is a creature whose emergence has been foretold by UFO and urban hieroglyph. The robotic beast that ascends from the internet’s seabed is SYRO, Aphex Twin’s first album in 13 long years of anticipation. Finally, Richard D. … Read More

Music | Album Review – Roman Flügel

4 years ago / 0 comments

Halfway through an album that ebbs and flows like the gentle wash of sea on sand, a digitized voice breaks the calm of Roman Flügel’s Happiness Is Happening. ‘Save me, because I am lonely,’ It croaks. ‘I thought you were happy.’ It’s strangely out of place, not just because it is the … Read More

Music | In pictures – dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip @ LUU

5 years ago / 0 comments

On Friday 24th January, hip-hop duo dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip performed at Stylus, Leeds University Union. Here, LS Head of Photography Leo Garbutt brings you the event in pictures. The pair’s style is unique, mixing chaotic synths and electronically generated beats – courtesy of Dan le Sac (Daniel Stephens) … Read More