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Craig Connelly – A Sharper Edge REDUX

With a seasonal symmetry so perfect it might even have been planned, Craig Connelly brings a winter REDUX to his early summer-released ‘A Sharper Edge’. Drawing to a close the-year-that-was in the most uplifting of ways, through the twin prisms of the remix and...


Greg Downey + Beatman & Ludmilla – The Art Of Skullduggery Vol. II

Gambits & chicanery, intrigue, ploys ‘n’ subterfuge – who doesn’t like a bit of the deep down ‘n’ dirty in their musical lives!!? Bang on cue the Skullduggery crew are back to provide us with precisely those types of thrills! Last year’s ‘The Art...


Giuseppe Ottaviani Production Masterclass

Giuseppe Ottaviani is a musician who has long been regarded as ‘the producer’s producer’: a man renowned for sonically superior recordings and the hit-rate to substantiate them. Simply, with Giuseppe, music comes before all. “Throughout my career, by far and away the area I’m...


Solarstone – Island – The Single

No man is an island and no one musician is the island, but for a producer who became the near physical embodiment of Balearic Trance, Solarstone’s affinity with Ibiza is clearer than most. This summer, 20+ years on from ‘Seven Cities’, Solarstone recorded an...


Sneijder & Billy Gillies – Afterdark 003 [Belfast]

Mirroring a musical region that’s had a particular impact on him has been the M.O. of Sneijder’s ‘Afterdark’ album run since it embarked back in 2018. Its ‘Buenos Aires’ and ‘Los Angeles’ compilations sent a clear signal of intent, but 2020 – as we...


Indecent Noise – Everything Is Connected

It’s not the first time that preconceptions have required resetting on this channel. In the instance of Aleksander Stawierej though, before we pierce some, we’re going to proliferate a few! Aleksander is the Warsaw-based keyholder to monikers like Raw Tech Audio & ACIDØ; the...


Solarstone – Island

What did you do during the big stay-home? Solarstone wrote himself an album – an unplanned one obviously, and one – by his own acknowledgment – he wouldn’t have gotten to write in more conventional times. ‘A lockdown album’ by any other name –...


Paul van Dyk – Guiding Light

TENTH ARTIST ALBUM FROM THE ELECTRONIC MUSIC LEGEND OUT NOW // INCLUDES OUTSTANDING COLLABORATIONS WITH BO BRUCE, VINI VICI, SUE MCLAREN, WILL ATKINSON AND MANY OTHERS So here we are, and at long last, in the late summer of 2020, here it is: PvD’s...


Cold Blue – Summer Chills

Different times mean different pleasures, which musically has taken producers to some less expected places of late. Not least Cold Blue, for whom the six months – following the December release of his debut album – have not been the anticipated ones. That said,...




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