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Lena Willikens & Batu
Long Reads / 10.04.19

“It’s like this never-ending mystery”: Lena Willikens and Batu unravel the artistry of DJing

Some of the most memorable sets tread a fine line between chaos and control, and two DJs operating at this realm’s bleeding edge are Batu and Lena Willikens. Willikens, driven…

News / 26.10.21

Batu returns to Timedance with I Own Your Energy EP

Listen to EP track Inner Space now. Batu has unveiled his next EP. Entitled I Own Your Energy, the four-track project was announced today (26 October) and is slated for…

News / 10.11.20

Batu announces Timedance compilation, shares new track SYX

…roots to encompass more styles and sounds from scenes around the world. Accompanying the announcement is Batu’s new single SYX. Listen below. In his cover story, Batu said, “I’ve now…

News / 25.05.21

Batu to launch En Masse Festival in Bristol this year

The former Crack Magazine cover star is launching a new festival. Batu first announced the new festival, En Masse, in December 2019. Initially due to take place in Wales as…

News / 31.08.22

Batu’s En Masse returns to Bristol this September

The multi-venue music and arts festival will hold its second edition across the city from 20-24 September. Founded by Batu, En Masse has expanded its programme this year to encompass…

serpentwithfeet © Braylen Dion
News / 18.02.21

serpentwithfeet shares new Batu-produced single Same Size Shoe

serpentwithfeet has released the second single from his forthcoming LP DEACON. Entitled Same Size Shoe, the track was produced by serpentwithfeet, Batu and Brandon Juhans. On the track, serpentwithfeet said,…

News / 20.05.21

Batu is teaming up with Dr. Martens to launch a community-first music studio

First Light Studio will be free for artists to use. Batu is launching a new community-first space in Bristol called First Light Studio. Created in partnership with Dr. Martens, First…

News / 02.07.21

Batu announces first line-up for new Bristol festival En Masse

En Masse Festival has made its first artist announcement. In May, Collections cover star Batu announced that he was remodelling En Masse Festival. Originally meant to take place in Wales,…

News / 12.06.19

Batu, L U C Y and Or:la join programme for Brighton’s Patterns

…the month is Or:la on 28 September, who’ll be inviting Batu and Momo to the event. Head to the Patterns site for more information, and listen to Batu’s Crack Mix….

News / 29.04.21

Loraine James, Batu and Anz confirmed for No Bounds Festival

…as Loraine James, Batu, Ben UFO and Helena Hauff, alongside artists like India Jordan, Anz, SHERELLE, Kode9, Tim Reaper, Ifeoluwa and Juliana Huxtable. Andy Stott has also been confirmed for…

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News / 01.02.22

Sherelle, Batu and Ghetts announced for Outlook Festival UK

…festival will venture to Cholmondeley Castle, in Cheshire, this June for a four-day celebration of electronic music and sound system culture. Outlook has enlisted the likes of Sherelle, Batu and…

News / 03.11.22

Batu, Shanti Celeste and Leon Vynehall announced for Love International 2023

…Timedance founder Batu to play. Other names locked in include Amaliah, Gideön, Call Super and B.O.T.A. singer, DJ and producer Eliza Rose. There’s also Danielle – who recently launched her…

Batu Butt Studio Void Dez
Profiles / 25.11.20

Batu and Butt Studio present their audiovisual collaboration Void Dez

Profiles / 05.11.20

Batu: The pathfinder

Mix roundup, June
Lists / 31.05.19

10 mixes you need to hear this month

…uncanny. We’ve also got an instant classic from Batu, outlying jazz from NY-based digger Madteo, an extended look at the career of one of French music’s most iconic figures and…

Strange Brew, Bristol
News / 20.08.20

New Bristol venue Strange Brew to launch with virtual event tonight

…Noods Radio. The video stream will begin from 7pm (BST) and showcase the music venue for the first time. Bristol-based DJs Batu and Danielle will play at the event, along…

Don't DJ
Mixes / 22.08.19

Don’t DJ

…something showcased well in this Crack Mix. Opting for expressive and angular cuts from Air Max 97, Batu, Luca Lozano and old friend Harmonius Thelonius, the DISK label boss offers…

News / 21.09.22

Le Guess Who? reveals full line-up for 2022

…star Batu and Nyege Nyege respectively. The Bristol DJ behind the Timedance label and En Masse Festival will play the Dutch event and also brings Lena Willikens, Hyperdub boss Kode9…

News / 04.04.22

Kojey Radical is asking artists to donate unused sounds to a Beat Bank

…sessions and studio advice to the young creatives involved in Hoxton Hall’s artist development programme. Alongside Radical, Dr. Martens has also worked with Mahalia and Batu. Last year, Batu worked…

Lists / 13.09.21

Livity Sound: 10 key tracks from the label’s catalogue, chosen by its artists

…ethos’ both as artists and label heads, plus the calibre of its now globe-spanning roster, which has grown to include the likes of Hodge, Batu, Simo Cell, Forest Drive West,…

Four Tet, Love Saves The Day 2018
News / 26.11.20

Four Tet shares his first ever drum‘n’bass remix

…to do something out of my comfort zone.” Listen below. Crack Magazine cover star Batu has reworked Space Oddity, and elsewhere on the tracklist there’s LCY, Flynn, Calibre and Damian…

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News / 25.07.19

Lena Willikens, Giant Swan and Floating Points to play MIRA Festival 2019

…Elsewhere on the schedule, there’s Bristol producer Batu whose show will be accompanied by visuals from Russian artist Leeza Pritychenko. Roly Porter and visual artist MFO – who’s previously collaborated…

Mixes / 27.06.19


…– Shallow, Shadowless Tibia – Watermusic Gramm – Non-Relations Metrist – Closer The TV Lurka – Stay Lets Together K-LONE – Batucada Batu – Statin Piezo – Steady Can’t Steady…

list article / 21.12.21

Staff Lists: The Crack Magazine team on the best moments of 2021

From club moments to podcasts and recipes, this is what got us through the year

Profiles / 18.11.21

Manami on spreading joy and inclusion in Bristol’s electronic scene

Beatrice Dillon © Ortiz Arenas
Lists / 01.05.20

30 records to buy on Bandcamp today

Today (1 May) Bandcamp is waiving its processing fees in order to financially support musicians affected by the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Buying music from independent artists is always the best…

fabric © Sarah Ginn
News / 27.09.21

fabric launches new 24-hour-plus party series, Continuum

…a nine-hour set alongside Batu, tINI, Craig Richards and more. The series will pick up again in the new year, with a DJ Tennis and Friends party announced for late…

News / 12.01.21

DJs can apply for second round of Arts Council England grant

…824 individuals received grants from the last round, including our Collections cover star Batu, Shy One and Kelly Lee Owens. Apply here. Watch a video on how to apply below….

Playboi Carti
News / 06.04.21

The Collections is back, and Playboi Carti is the first cover star

…and Batu on the cover. It also featured articles we weren’t able to print ever since we moved the physical magazine to digital-only issues last year. Today (6 April), we’re…

serpentwithfeet DEACON
Album Reviews / 26.03.21

serpentwithfeet – DEACON

…undulating bass synths and a murky non-chorus that seemingly disappears into the night. Elsewhere, Timedance founder and producer Batu brightens the mood on Same Size Shoe, an endearing, slow-moving R&B…