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Daniel Avery Announces Further Remixes From Drone Logic Stream 'All I Need' (Roman Flügel Remix) [Listen]

Posted on 12 August 2014

Daniel Avery Announces Further Remixes From Drone Logic Stream 'All I Need' (Roman FlüGel Remix) [Listen]

Future Islands, Girl Band And Fka Twigs Join The Primavera Sound 2014 Line-Up

Posted on 27 March 2014

Future Islands, Girl Band And Fka Twigs Join The Primavera Sound 2014 Line-up

Farr Festival 2014 Announce New Acts Including Bicep, Move D And Optimo

Posted on 18 March 2014

Farr Festival 2014 Announce New Acts Including Bicep, Move D And Optimo

Jamie Jones, Maceo Plex, Duke Dumont And Many More Join Hideout 2014

Posted on 05 March 2014

Jamie Jones, Maceo Plex, Duke Dumont And Many More Join Hideout 2014

Unknown Croatia 2014 Announces Over 50 Acts Including Chvrches, Wild Beasts, Mount Kimbie And More

Posted on 10 February 2014

Unknown Croatia 2014 Announces Over 50 Acts Including Chvrches, Wild Beasts, Mount Kimbie And More

Primavera Sound 2014 Announce Full Line Up Including Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age And More

Posted on 29 January 2014

Primavera Sound 2014 Announce Full Line Up Including Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age And More

Andy Peterson's Top 10 Albums Of 2013


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Bonobo - Late Night Tales
Bonobo 'Late Night Tales' - With the DJ mix compilation more tired than Nigella Lawson's vanity mirror, LNT are still working miracles in the genre against the odds, mostly by avoiding the usual suspects. Simon Green channels all things unorthodox on this, the year's best from the stable.

Rae & Christian - Mercury Rising

Rae & Christian 'Mercury Rising' - 2013 seemed to be the year the chill out kings came back (we also saw releases from Nightmares on Wax and Morcheeba), but the veteran duo managed to sound both cool and now on 'Mercury Rising', enlisting as able helpers Sam Genders, Mark Foster and, the king of laid back himself, Jazzy Jeff.

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Daniel Avery - Drone Logic Album Review


There's a thing about paying your dues or just hitting the scene like a cartwheeling act of God: In Daniel Avery's case it feels like he's done the latter, but those with a little more between their ears will recognise the name better as stopmakingme, or in cahoots with Justin Robertson under the Deadstock 33 moniker. Coming from the infrequently rad town of Bournemouth - where the word 'hip' is usually followed in a sentence by 'replacement' - Avery may have delivered one of Fabriclive's keynote sets of last year, but despite being championed by the likes of Andy Wetherall and Erol Alkan, he still regards himself as a DJ rather than a producer.

Daniel Avery - Drone Logic Album Review

This modest point of view may have to change shortly as 'Drone Logic' fulfils the subtle promise of his captured set, mastering the album format with the comfort and panache of a veteran. A self-proclaimed fan of electronic music's paths less trodden, it would've been easy to dispense with both rhythm and melody, opting instead for shock tactics and bass. In the end, however, the dozen tracks here are neither inaccessible nor alternatively full of obvious genuflections to the shiny EDM dollar, the work of an artist doing it as much for himself as for DJ booth spotters looking for a their next fixation.

Released on Alkan's Phantasy label and obviously with license to roam, Avery is clearly having the time of his life. The title track's acid flashes and dominatrix vocals are almost suffocating at first, before breaking out to hypnotic bass that goes higher, higher and doesn't ever want to come down. Dirty back room sounds one minute, followed by tech house the next; the harder Detroit-o shishing hi-hats of 'All I Need' are forming sweaty shapes of messed punters in just the same way. Don't like that style? Another will be right along in a minute with the AFX style pops and queasy hallucinogenic dreams of 'These Nights Never End' and its white noise distortion at the edges, or, failing that, you can riff on the krautrock/techno pulse of the mightily vintage sounding 'New Energy'.

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Unknown Croatia 2013 Add More Artists Including Maceo Plex, John Talabot, Oneman, London Grammar And Dutch Uncles

Posted on 19 June 2013

Unknown Croatia 2013 Add More Artists Including Maceo Plex, John Talabot, Oneman, London Grammar And Dutch Uncles

Field Day Festival 2013 New Acts Announced

Posted on 01 March 2013

Field Day Festival 2013 New Acts Announced

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