Posts by Theo Kotz (@theokotz)

Sunday Mix: Erika de Casier

Erika de Casier presents a streamlined selection of wonky R&B, laid-back hip-hop and tender pop tracks

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Cold Beat’s new video for Double Sided Mirror is a surreal vision of self-isolation

We premiere the new video for Double Sided Mirror and speak to Cold Beat singer Hannah Lew

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Rising: K-Lone

On his debut album ‘Cape Cira’, Wisdom Teeth co-founder K-Lone imagines a paradise all of his own

10 mixes you need to hear this month

From repurposed techno by Luke Slater to traditional and folk delights from Wonja, this month’s mix round-up will satisfy whatever musical cravings you have. Bass, breaks, weird ambient and much more inside

Darkstar capture the energy of pre-lockdown life with new track Jam

We premiere Darkstar’s new single ‘Jam’ and talk to the duo about their first album in five years

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10 mixes you need to hear this month

10 of our favourite mixes released in March that represent the myriad moods you might encounter in lockdown. Julian Huxtable, Sonja Moonear, Kali Malone, livwutang and more inside

Night Slugs inspired a generation of globally-minded club producers

We spoke with Night Slugs co-founder Bok Bok at the halfway point of their crackaud.io residency for a deeper look at the label’s legacy

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A Week of Sundays: Miguel Noya

Venezuelan ambient composer Miguel Noya launches our week-long series of sets designed to help alleviate the stresses of lockdown.

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Locked Groove

Belgian techno and trance producer Locked Groove steps out of his comfort zone for an irresistible blend of synthpop, krautrock and EBM from Belgium and the Netherlands

Sunday Mix: The Orb

Ambient giants The Orb helm a soft, Sunday morning journey

Avante-garde music of the former USSR – Mixed by Julia Govor

An arresting blend of strange noises from the east, courtesy of Russian-via-New York City artist Julia Govor

Night Slugs #2: Hysterics

Night slugs stalwart Hysterics (aka Girl Unit) serves up a selection of neon-hued club tracks

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WNCL Recordings have been champions of the underground for a decade

We catch up with Bob Bhamra, aka West Norwood Cassette Library, as his label WNCL Recordings supplies the second mix in its crackaud.io residency

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Anetha

Rising French artist Anetha serves up a slice of galloping techno that’s at once growling, gnarled and strangely meditative

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10 Years of WNCL Recordings #2: Caldera vs Ténèbre

WNCL Recordings continues its 10-year celebration as Caldera and Ténèbre go head to head with knotty snycopation and chunky, jungle-leaning bombs