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Camp Bestival to kick off the summer music festival season in the UK

If you’ve been following the blog for any amount of time, you will know that Bestival was one of our favorite major music festivals. The music selection, the location, the size, the dressing up — and the fact that it was one of the last festivals of the summer meant that it was sort of…


Freq launches a new techno and house compilation series

The new US-based label, Freq has launched the first compilation in what will be a 10-part series. Vol. 1 is a 6-track EP which includes tracks from SVNF8, UCH and Buhoo (pronounced boo-oh, and meaning “owl” in Spanish). Our favorite…

July 2021 Mixtape

Happy 4th of July everyone! This month’s mixtape features new music from Sirens of Lesbos, Channel Tres, Hot Chip, Jayda G, Tensnake, El Michels Affair, Polo & Pan, Mr Jukes, Com Truise and many more! We’ve also got some fantastic covers…

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“Music for Fifteen Emails” —– A new album inspired by the empty streets of coronavirus-stricken New York City

For the album, Hewitt set out to document his experience of lockdown in New York City. As New York became more and more deserted, he went out with a field recorder to report how the sounds of the city changed. And while the premise was rooted in documenting the present, the project was very heavily influenced by the minimalist Japanese kankyō ongaku movement from the 1980s.

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