Author Archives: drivethru

Download: TORUS // YARD SALE EP (Sonic Router Records)

Sonic Router Records are celebrating the anniversary of their launch with a free/pay-what-you-want EP from Dutch producer Torus, who was the first artist they released, and it is a corker. The first track, 2mrrw, sets the picnic blanket out perfectly with a lovely blissed-out vibe, which, sadly, is not very suited to what’s going on outside right now… but we

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WATCH: Alphabets Heaven – Birthday

Alphabets Heaven – Birthday from diplodok493 on Vimeo. Check this nutsoid video for Alphabets Heaven‘s track Birthday, taken from his Siamese Burn EP on King Deluxe. It’s cool; lots of effort has gone into matching the animations to the song (and it is a song – I was gonna post about this EP, and Jonny’s production skills in general, but Oli

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LISTEN: Blackjob – Trashdub Remixed EP

A lot of talent has been pulled together for Original Cultures‘ third release, a remix package of Blackjob’s Trashdub EP. The original, a chilled out dubstravaganza (an wot), gets twisted by the different styles of the remixers while managing to retain its dub roots. Don’t take my word for it, have a listen…

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PREVIEW: Zanshin – Swings & Roundabouts EP

Zanshin, out of Vienna, follows up his earlier release of the awesome Muddle In The Middle/Cloud Atlas two-tracker with the Swings & Roundabouts EP (which also, slightly confusingly, features Cloud Atlas), dropping March 11th on Affine. Low End Fairy’s a belter. XLR8R has a free download of the aforementioned Cloud Atlas, an urgent, ravey shuffler evoking wisps of Blame’s Music

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LISTEN: Sieren & Lomovolokno – Project: Mooncircle Faces Vol4

The fourth in Project: Mooncircle and Finest Ego‘s Faces series features the sounds of Sieren and Lomovolokno, the art of Bioniq, and is bloody lovely. According to the press release, “one was inspired by naive childhood memories of imaginative creatures seen floating in the nighttime sky, while the other looks into an uncertain future that holds the anxiety of a fresh

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DOWNLOAD: EclipsemoonsunVIP – Danny Drive Thru ft. L-Digz

CLICKY PICCY FOR LINKY Here’s a free download of something I’ve been meaning to share for ages; the VIP version of Eclipsemoonsun, featuring Ellis Meade AKA L-Digz. I’m really happy with how he approached it, and I’m glad to finally let it out in the open… Hope you likey!

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PREVIEW: Original Cultures & Zoooriginals #1

Dope new project from Original Cultures & Zooo Print & Press, in which a visual artist designs a 7″ picture disc, and two producers take a side each. First up is Ericailcane’s design, with beats by Daisuke Tanabe & Jealousguy. Daisuke’s beat is trap as only he could do it; Jealousguy’s side is a bit more hype. Preview hurr… If

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NEWS: King Deluxe Launch Julien Mier Remix Competition

SQUID CLICK Canada’s King Deluxe label are holding a competition to remix either of a lovely pair of tracks by Julien Mier; ‘Watercolour Sky‘, or ‘Glide, Sail, Float‘ featuring the delightfully-named Myrthe van de Weetering. The winner goes on Julien’s next vinyl release, plus any worthy runners-up will make it on an extended digital release. The last time the folks

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LISTEN: Laurent Fintoni’s Brooklyn Radio Mix

CLICK CLACK Impresario extraordinaire Laurent Fintoni has gone and done a corker of a mix for Brooklyn Radio. Pretty blunted selection featuring a bunch of illness from his label Original Cultures, plus tons of unreleased/forthcoming bits (because he’s one of those guys) from acts like Fulgeance, Danny Scrilla, SertOne, Bolts, Throwing Snow, personal favourite Yosi Horikawa, and the eagerly-anticipated Kidsuke project.

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LISTEN: Mr Thing’s NERD IS BOND Mixtape

CLICKY PICCY Another masterclass from the excavator (deckscavator?) that is Mr Thing, brought to you by the Doctor’s Orders folks… Lovely mix containing a fraction of the gems he’s constantly unearthing; an educational entertainment, or entertation as I’m not ever going to call it again. Check this if you’re a fan of his earlier Champion Nerd mixtape, and while you’re at it

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