Our esteemed columnist has been unusually quiet of late. And then, like magic, up he pops up with news of his exploits… it’s quite a tale, as you’d expect
Location: Berlin Est: 2016
Factory Floor’s Nik Colk Void shares the first and last records she bought and the one sHe always reaches for in an emergency…
Few music discovery anecdotes start with “I was rugby tackled by a man in a cinema because he liked my T-shirt”, but discovering Lancashire oddballs Element starts like that for me.
Sir-Vere frontman Craig Hammond assumes the position as we plug in the quick question machine
Only you… oh, and you
They pooled their gear to record their first singles, which they then released on their own labels. Thomas Leer and Robert Rental, old friends from the town of port Glasgow on the Clyde, were the original bedroom producers and key players in the nascent diy electronic scene of the late 1970s. And they didn’t own a single synth between them
Mixing the worlds of electroncia, Indie and disco, the second long-player from Cologne’s Roosevelt has found its way onto our turntable with some regularity. That being the case, it would be rude not to have a chat with him about it, right?
‘Re:member’, the latest project from Ólafur Arnalds, finds the inventive post-classical composer sharing a stage with not one but two self-playing pianos. yup, you read that right
After recording with Wrangler mastermind Benge in deepest, darkest Cornwall, it seems John Grant has fully embraced the electronics his other albums have only hinted at…