Monday, 30 March
Edit Select and Claudio PRC work deeper into Teste's 1992 classic, 'The Wipe'. Edit Select presents a super-wide remix version powered by thrumming bass and rending that buzzing top end to the peripheries, while the dub mix removes the shivering hi-hats. Claudio PRC's version on the other hand, feeds the original elements through a subtle, slinky gauntlet of piercing peaks and droning bass patterns.
"Renowned American singer-songwriter Simon Joyner first came to prominence during the lo-fi movement of the early ’90s alongside contemporaries like Will Oldham, Peter Jefferies, the Mountain Goats, Smog and Alastair Galbraith. Joyner was championed early on by the late British DJ John Peel, who famously played Joyner’s 1994 LP, The Cowardly Traveller Pays His Toll, start to finish on one of his BBC programs, making Joyner more well known overseas than in his own country. Considered a forefather of the Omaha music scene, he’s released critically acclaimed albums on various indepen… Read more
Sublime stuff from the master of "shoegazer indietronica" Ulrich Schnauss, and Mark Peters, guitarist and songwriter with Engineers. These are two musicians blessed with the ability to create beautifully transporting music and 'Underrated Silence' finds them at their best. With an acute attention to creating the most delicate, soul-suspending moods and atmosphere, their collaborative output recalls the most memorable themes of classic electronica by Boards Of Canada, The Orb, Cocteau Twins or Slowdive, peering over lush pastoral scapes of almost bacchanalian degree… Read more
**Reissue of a seminal and captivating but overlooked German post-punk ace, now remastered from original tapes** "The best German band of the eighties" according to German pop scholar D. Diederichsen, Subnarcotic stood far out from the NDW crowd circa 1982 with their 2nd album '39 Clocks'. Hailing from Hanover in northern Germany, their psychedelic '60s-aping sound was blatantly anachronistic compared with the surge of clean-cut, dance-able pop sounds which defined their contemporaries. Also, unlike shiny young popsters such as Palais Schaumberg, they sang in English and sounded more like … Read more