Tag : oliver walkden

In The Middle with Joanne Armitage

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What is live coding? How long has it been around? That is something that I am confused about defining presently, having recently been privy to a list of weird, wonderful and absolute smart arse responses to the same question. But for me live coding is “the performative use of programming … Read More

Review – Deep Fever Winter Wonderland w/ Henry Wu

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Jazz, far from being the the inaccessible music of intellectuals or a relic to be found in your dad’s record collection, is absolutely central to electronic music. It is the point of origin in its grand narrative, which has, over 100 years, taken the genre’s sounds and structures, and moulded … Read More

Review – Move D

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The main room at Canal Mills is the mothership of nocturnal reckless abandon in Leeds. You’ve probably had a few heady moments in there of late, watching producing goliaths such as Detroit cool cat Moodymann or maybe even gaudy deep house merchant Gorgon City. But one can’t help think that … Read More

Weekly Chart – Oliver’s Picks

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Shmlss Special Edition Vol. 3 Shmlss’ last release will be familiar to anyone who saw Gerd Janson last year, with their ‘Disco Sensation’ record popping up in a number of his sets. A-side ‘This Night’ is a throbbing, half-disco, half-industrial acid track from space. A unique edit which would find itself … Read More

Preview – Selective Hearing pres. DVS1

4 years ago / 0 comments

Selective Hearing are such a safe pair of hands if you want to hear a mix of new, razor sharp techno, and masterful sets from burgeoning or nigh on well-established legends of the scene. Thursday night at Wire was business as usual as it welcomed Cleric, Reflec and DVS1, who … Read More

The Air Conditioned Nightmare by Doldrums

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In her 2010 RBMA Lecture, gender-equality activist DJ Sprinkles spoke about her interest in the rarity of electronic music in America in the 70s and 80s. Artists such as Devo and Gary Numan, huge influences on her deep house sound, express alternativity, queerness and a mistfit experience through electronics. It’s a sound that … Read More

Interview – Getting to Know Audio Chronicles

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How often do you feel alienated on the dance floor these days? Some greasy boulder of a bloke pushes you aside to get past without even an apologetic nod. Another guy is twisted to the point of terror. For the life of you, you can’t find your friends. You’ve spent … Read More

Preview – DJ Yoda

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The master of scratch, Duncan Beiny aka DJ Yoda, will be gracing Belgrave Music Hall on 3rd May, bringing with him a set that will undoubtedly be brimming with an uncanny blend of nostalgic remixes and hip hop classics. With such a diverse range of musical influences, DJ Yoda is able to transform … Read More

Review – Phil Week’s Free Party

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I want to talk about the song ‘It’s The Inside That Counts’ by Phil Weeks. I first heard it in Jackmaster’s most recent XLR8R mix, when it blew my socks off – and I haven’t been able to get them back on since. I keep coming back to this infectious, … Read More

Interview – Getting to Know On Rotation

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Like the rotary movement that their name suggests, On Rotation’s approach to putting on a night is revolutionary. But it is revolution through simplicity. “The premise behind On Rotation is being able to have a decent early doors spot to go to and listen to great DJs playing records over … Read More