Deciding to release my own album on my own label involved a fairly lengthy process, but one that I think most people should be capable of, so I’d like to document the process so that others may be able to
Friends of Sittingovation – Massivesynth.com are running a competition to win a Maschine. All you need to do is grab the samples they offer, and put together a track with them. Seems simple enough! More info: http://www.massivesynth.com/maschinecomp/
Every so often I get sent something nice and diverse. Something that retains a sense of refinement, but still has sounds that are different enough to welcome a bit of attention. This piece is one of those tracks. Sent to
Mr Dixon has launched a new “pay what you like” type label called White Asega, with an interesting looking list of forthcoming names too. When I started Cut, I wanted to set a bit of a precedent for net labels.
Watch a few of the scene’s bright producers and critics give it some chat about genre names and what “post dubstep” means to them. Definitely worth a watch, and I found it made me want to go produce more tunes!
King Deluxe have been running the 2999 project for a little while now, and it’s an interesting concept. Pairing visual artists with producers for interpretations of the future. This time round they’ve had the artwork done first – this pretty
As weekly nights go in Edinburgh, Witness is most definitely one of the top runners. Every Wednesday down at the dank-stroke-cosy Sneaky Pete’s on Edinburgh’s Cowgate, they push some of the top bass-orientated producers and DJs. With almost a couple
Although this blog focuses on the electronic side of some of the music I listen to – there’s a huge range of music that I enjoy. Every year I like to do a little roundup of what I’ve been enjoying that year in some
Fat Session is proud to announce its first release as a record label. VRSTL is a free compilation regrouping productions from 11 different talented artists. The VRSTL compilation is a blend of several electronic music genres and sub-genres touching our
I know there’s probably a plethora of Burial cover versions and unofficial remixes out there, but this one caught my ear. It sort of starts sounding a bit like Fink, and finishes sounding quite a bit different. It’s a tenuous
The more snippets of the forthcoming album from FaltyDL that I hear, the more excited about it I’m getting. Positively great vibes from this track “She Sleeps”. I’m not sold on the video, but there is something really nice and
It’s been a while since I posted, but this one has encouraged me to crawl out the woodwork for a new post (and hopefully will get me back in to the habit). Jack Dixon has just dropped a new free
One of the highlights of my DJ career thus far, was being able to play alongside FaltyDL at Percussion Lab in Brooklyn. His music and that night are a couple of the many reasons I’m so keen to get back
I remember when I first started listening to Kurtis’ music back at the start of 2010. He was on this hip hop beat-making, but not beat-maker tip. A while later and his Hold On EP dropped and pretty much blew