Posts tagged "lo-fi house"

Elderbrook – Little Love

Over the past five years, Elderbrook has become a name synonymous with pushing the boundaries of tech house. Approaching dance music with a singer-songwriter sensibility, what Elderbrook actually does is craft a vision of contemporary folk music. Deeply emotive, sometimes pensive, but always beautiful, Elderbrook’s music takes shape as anecdotes

British Pakistani DJ and multi-hyphenate musician Nabihah Iqbal created her sophomore album DREAMER in the wake of tragedy. Having suffered a number of set-backs, the long worked on and nurtured original follow up to 2017’s Weighing of the Heart was stolen after her studio was burgled. Another personal tragedy would

When it comes to describing the nature of the house music that Fort Romeau is in the business of making, the word to use is, without a doubt, ‘romantic.’ Only this can describe his affinity for heartstring pulling, emotion stirring sonnets of club music painted in operatic chiaroscuro, swinging between

Earlier this year, Australia’s Jordan Alexander, AKA Mall Grab, released his debut album. What I Breathe was largely an extended love letter to Alexander’s adopted home of London, pulling from influences of UKG, jungle, and rave. The album saw Alexander at a significant point of growth creatively, exploring new sounds

The journey that I.JORDAN has been on lately has been a deeply personal one. It’s a gift then that they should choose to share the intimacy of this moment with us, as they have done through their recent string of double single releases. We’ve essentially been witnessing their coming out,

Two years ago, amidst the global pandemic, British producer Fred Gibson (AKA Fred again…) decided to document his life. The approach? Collect recordings of daily life, conversations, activities, the ambient hustle and bustle (or in this case, silence) of the city. Spin said recordings into a soundtrack of sorts, intertwining

Tenacious, resourceful, disciplined, wise, ambitious, prudent. Lonely. The goat is someone skilled at navigating both the material and emotional worlds, one who cares deeply for their companions, but is easily distanced by kinship. These are the defining personality traits of a Capricorn sun, according to Cafe Astrology anyway. Let’s be

Australian producer Jordan Alexander’s moniker ‘Mall Grab’ is a term people in skateboarding circles use to describe the way ‘posers’ hold their skateboards at the mall. Like accessories rather than serious equipment. It’s a piece of nomenclature that harkens back to Alexander’s origin point: the circa-2012 internet age. This time

U.K producer William Edward Phillips (AKA Tourist) came out the other side of a lockdown enforced hiatus a changed man. Having experienced states of isolation and loss like never before, the past two years have broken and reshaped Tourist into a stronger, wiser version of himself. This is not a

Last year as clubs and venues around the world slowly began the process of crawling out from under the weight of lockdown, So U Know surged to the fore as the definitive track leading ravers back into the light. One of two original tracks created by UK duo Overmono for

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