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This second label release is an introduction to productions lovingly slaved over by myself and my studio partner/old friend, Leonidas.  We started working together about four years ago and this debut collaborative EP demonstrates our mutual love of classic disco, … Continue reading

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  Partially funded by Creative Scotland, this debut release is the first in a series of remix EPs marking the tenth anniversary of Trouble (not to mention the fifth anniversary of Limbo) and featuring up-and-coming Scottish artists remixed by established and emerging … Continue reading

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Bar the night’s live set from Lord Of The Isles, this is the live recording of all the night’s DJ sets from our Midsummer Night’s Loft Party at a secret warehouse location on the outskirts of Edinburgh city centre. N.B. … Continue reading

Here’s last week’s NeW IDoLs recording from 99 Hanover St in two parts. I was back-to-back with DD for the night.  DD is resident at Compakt and produces his own music as part of The Set Up. Part I runs … Continue reading

Two Wednesdays back, I welcomed Jealouskid to play some of his personal favourites and NeW IDoLs with me at 99 Hanover St. He’s been pushing music he loves via a weekly radio show on Brap FM called The Gulshick for … Continue reading

Grimes, Visions

15 March 2012

Montreal’s Claire Boucher, aka Grimes, released her third album, Visions, via British indie stalwarts 4AD on Monday.  It’s a small leap forward from previous albums Geidi Primes (No Pain In Pop) and Halfaxa (Lo Recordings), her kittenish vocals embellished by much sharper … Continue reading

  UK Funky, proper noun, aka funky British, characterised by syncopated, African rhythms, R ‘n’ B-style vocalising, MCs and a four-four beat, c. 2006 – present day; influenced by (and often classified with) UK garage, grime, dubstep, jungle, rave, Afrobeat, broken beat, reggaeton/ dancehall, … Continue reading

Octagon Man

25 February 2011

Also known as Depth Charge, John Saul Kane and myriad other aliases, The Octagon Man put out the Magneton LP (on his own DC Recordings label) in 2003 and, almost a decade later, it’s still as fresh as the daisies that … Continue reading