Mixes to Dig: Hypnotic Groove Mix #179 – Skins

[above image credit: Skins] Skins is a DJ/Producer quickly on the rise; and for good reason. His latest mix, on the Scottish based digital Label and Podcast Series Hypnotic Groove, is a must listen for anyone into electronic music. The Leeds based DJ/Producer has just created his own self-titled label, Skinsdub; with the fantastic first…Read more Mixes to Dig: Hypnotic Groove Mix #179 – Skins

An Interview: Hadj Sameer

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself, where you grew up and where you live now? I'm really bad at introducing myself but well let’s do it. I'm Hadj Sameer aka Samiroquai, I'm 27, I was born and grew up in the Parisian suburb and lived in London too, for a while. I'm…Read more An Interview: Hadj Sameer

Mixes To Dig: Truancy Volume 193: Joe

  [Above Image Credit: FACT Magazine] After many years, Joe remains a mysterious figure in an underground scene full of big faces. Having produced several Hessle Audio classics such as claptrap and slope, Joe has reemerged with one of the year's best EPs containing Tail Lift and the previously unknown track from Joy O's Essential…Read more Mixes To Dig: Truancy Volume 193: Joe

Tune of the Week: Larry Heard – Comfort

[Above image credit: Mecca Recordings] Larry Heard has been releasing consistently innovative music for over 30 years now, and shows no sign of stopping. Warmth and emotion exudes from his productions; allowing him to create music that resonates deeply with listeners. These qualities are shown off in Comfort, an underrated gem from the album Genesis…Read more Tune of the Week: Larry Heard – Comfort

Mixes to Dig: Ben UFO – Untitled (The Trilogy Tapes Mix)

[Above image credit: Tailored Communication] This week's ‘Mix To Dig’ takes us back to 2010. Brought to you by Ben UFO AKA Ben Thompson, this mix acts as a reminder of his broad music tastes. Having gained his reputation through playing and introducing listeners to left of field music as a DJ, and jointly running…Read more Mixes to Dig: Ben UFO – Untitled (The Trilogy Tapes Mix)

Tune of the Week: Actress – Credit Da Edit

[Above image credit: Hyponik] Actress needs no introduction. As a producer he is constantly redefining electronic music genres and their boundaries. With Credit Da Edit, he takes glitchy IDM and gives it a healthy dose of that laid back West Coast hip-hop feel. Hazy heaviness opens the track, with warm and colourful synths whirling over…Read more Tune of the Week: Actress – Credit Da Edit

Tune of the Week: Crazy P – Witch Doctor

Witch Doctor is the closing tune of Crazy P’s latest album, Walk Dance Talk and Sing, and it’s one of those songs which is almost impossible to place in a specific genre. The track builds on the same loop, a sample of the bass guitar from True Believers by Level 42, which is repeated throughout…Read more Tune of the Week: Crazy P – Witch Doctor