Archives for category: EPs/12"/7"

01 T++ – Wireless [Honest Jons]

02 Keith Fullerton Whitman – Variations For Oud and Synth [No Label]

03 Raime – Raime EP [Blackest Ever Black]

04 Kanding Ray – Pruitt Igoe [Raster Noton]

05 Balam Acab – See Birds [Tri Angle]

06 Oneohtrix Point Never – Returnal Antony/Fennesz remixes [Editions Mego]

07 Shackleton vs Kasai Allstars – Mukuba Special [Congotronics]

08 Mike Vainio – Its a Muthang / Midnight Mutant [Comfort Zone]

09 Hype Williams – Do Roids & Kill Erything [No Label]

10 Games – That We Can Play [Hippos In Tanks]

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Perhaps only surpassed by discovering Forest Swords this year, is the enthusiasm I have for my waay overdue discovery of Raime and the Blackest Ever Black label (they are still only one release old mind). Championed by the ever-reliable mnml ssgs folks (and plenty elsewhere) the recent Raime EP gave me that immediate, joyous must-get-everything-I-can-get-my-mits-on feeling. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Owd Demdike’, one Elizabeth Southern, was a suspected witch executed in 1612 as part of the Pendle witch trials. So it goes; she was returning from a hard day’s begging in the local village through an old stone-pit, where she met the Devil in the shape of a young boy named Tibb. Later the Devil, now chosing the form of a dog, drank her blood. With the help of her new devil-dog-child acquaintance she killed a locals man’s son over an unpaid debt.

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Like Acid? Like Noise? You’ll probably quite like this then. Read the rest of this entry »

This is reportedly Torsten Profrock’s last outing as T++, and with it he provides a treatise to the history of dance music, tracing a line from ancient to modern. By switching labels for this release he has been afforded the luxury of Honest Jon’s licence to an extensive library of East African music, a compilation of which is forthcoming. Profock takes a series of samples of vocals, drums and ndingidi (an African single-stringed fiddle) and transforms them into a dense mesh that encompasses tribal music as well as 2-step, dubstep and techno. Read the rest of this entry »