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Weekly Roundup: what we’ve had on repeat

Image: Never Normal Records From groundbreaking new work from some of electronic music’s most subversive new voices to a comeback from pioneers of the form that draws from their past, these are the releases that caught our attention this week. In no particular order, here’s what we’ve had on repeat.

Pigeonholing the sort of music that elusive English producer Shackleton creates toward any sort of categorisation is likely a futile exercise. While the Woe to the Septic Heart! founder’s early work slips neatly into the breaks and bass cannon, it’s his later offerings that are more difficult to pinpoint. His

Image: Unax LaFuente Avant-pop star and producer Arca has announced the follow up to her lauded album KiCK i, titled KICK ii. The news comes alongside the release of a new single and music video from the upcoming album, Born Yesterday which features Sia. The unexpected collaboration sees Sia lend

From queer protest art to the meeting of two techno giants, these are the releases that caught our attention this week. In no particular order, here’s what we have on repeat: Faithless – Everybody, Everybody After the release of last year’s All Blessed, it was clear that Sister Bliss and

Image: Gloriette The breakup album is often a significant turning point in the scope of an artist’s oeuvre. There’s no real blueprint for them, rather they exist as asymptotes of the various ways we as humans process and experience grief. This near impossible task of expressing the trauma of heartbreak

Image by Jelena Luis Hood by Air occupies a sort of legendary cult status in fashion and pop culture. The streetwear brand, brainchild of designer and cultural provocateur Shayne Oliver, first arrived in 2006. The identity of the brand is rooted in the underground subcultures of New York, from ballroom

Image by Charlotte Duale The Moritz von Oswald Trio has always been a bit of a revolving door of collaborators, held in place by the common denominator of von Oswald himself. Subsequently, the music from the German record producer and composer’s group has always changed shape somehow, presenting a myriad

Image courtesy Planet Mu Contrary to her name, Jana Rush seems to find solace in slowness. The iconic Chicago native DJ and producer (also known as JaRu) released her debut album Pariah in 2017, after twelve years in the game of Chicago footwork. It was a statement from a veteran;

Image by Stefan Fähler Berlin DJ and producer Ziúr has quietly and quickly made a name for herself as one of the most formidable voices in avant-garde electronic music. Occupying a prolific status in the Berlin underground, Ziúr’s sound has been in a constant state of evolution since the grimy,

Image by Zanele Muholi It makes a ridiculous amount of sense that Desire Marea should tap prolific queer South African photographer Zanele Muholi to shoot the cover for their immaculate debut album, DESIRE. No one else could have captured the multifaceted visionary quite like Muholi. Marea is an artist who

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