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It’s been a very exciting first year for Hobbes Music, with praise coming from all corners: Erol Alkan, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Justin Robertson, Ashley Beedle, Maceo Plex, Ivan Smagghe, Domenic (Subculture), JD Twitch (Optimo), Jimpster, TEED, Citizen, Sean Johnston, … 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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Footwork, proper noun, aka [Chicago] Juke (see also [Detroit] Jit, Shangaan electro) So-called because of the associated dance crazes – essentially a contemporary form of break dance; wildly uptempo (140 – 170 BPM), characterised by syncopated beats laced with manically looped, pitched up … Continue reading

The original Heavy Weather was recorded one late-night session at Leo’s old Belle Villa studio in Hackney, early 2011, taking inspiration from the likes of Weather Report‘s River People and The Doors‘ Roadhouse Blues, plus a little bit of Basic Channel and Lee … Continue reading

Here is an as-yet-unreleased remix by JD Twitch (of Glasgow’s world-renown Optimo club night) of HRH, a live act currently making waves in Edinburgh. HRH’s sound sits somewhere between the post-punk of PiL (front-woman Heather Craig’s tortured vocal style and impassioned live performances coming … Continue reading