Monday, 18 August
Brash, blazing club fusions from Liar for Canada's Infinite Machine. Five original tracks - and three remixes - wrestle elements of Ballroom house, trance, grime, and tropical electronica into lean, driving arrangements sparked up with shiny melodies and darkside basslines.
"The next Donky Pitch release comes from Chicago based artist Starfoxxx. ‘Baby I’m Off Drugs And I’m Ready To Marry You’ is a 12 track full length that takes the listener in a multitude of musical and rhythmical directions – from smudged 4×4 to hazy psychedelia, widescreen synth pop and saturated ambient, all the while connected by a strong sense of melody and a unique personality that stands out across each track. Starfoxxx is the solo project of David Beltran, who has had numerous releases on Feeltrip / Boy House Records as well as releasing on legendary Chicago imprint Ghettophiles."
"Sex Hands were formed by three childhood friends from the North Wales coast. After relocating to Manchester, Alex, Dylan and Edwin played their first show in 2011 on the Comfortable on a Tightrope stage at SFTOC, Salford. A month later Joe Logan of Waiters was recruited for his sweet bassy licks and amazing posture. From then on the band has been on a rock 'n' roll whirlwind, playing shows with the likes of Trumans Water one night and The Babies the next. After their previous releases which include a split 7" with Daily Life (on the Icecapades label, which features artwork by Sex Hands own Alex … Read more
Brazil's tech-house ambassador rolls out the slick, wavey jack 'Joker', backed with moody Dave DK remix and fudgy Michael Mayer version. The original alloys the lead line from Anne Clarke's 'Our Darkness' to a shifty tech-house swing and brooding keys, whereas Dave DK offers a more spacious, epic rework with vaulted reverbs and glistening harmonics, and Mayer tucks that lead over kinkier drums.