Tag Archives: Trouble

This is the third Hobbes Music release and the second in a series of remix EPs featuring up-and-­coming Scottish artists remixed by well­-established and emerging local and international talents.  Clips below.  Full EP on Bandcamp. Dawn Chorus will be released … Continue reading

A lot of people have been talking about Daft Punk’s new hit, Get Lucky, over the last few weeks, with the majority seeming to agree that it’s pretty big.  Now I don’t hate this record but i don’t think it’s … Continue reading

  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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I recorded this set at the beginning of the month at my NeW IDoLs night (9-1, every Wednesday at 99 Hanover St).  This night is all about ‘NeW IDoLs and old favourites’ and this night was a proper nostalgia-fest, inspired by … Continue reading

I’ve been a fan of TEED for two or three years now, playing his music at various Trouble nights.  But, having latterly heard that the solo artist behind it (the magnificently christened Orlando Higginbottom) hails from the same part of … Continue reading

I first came into contact with Kiwi legends The Black Seeds in 2007, when they approached Trouble (the club-night-come-promotional-organisation I started with fellow DJ Erik d’Viking in 2002) about us providing DJ support for them at a trio of shows they were … 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

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