Post Tagged with: "John Heckle"

John Heckle :: Translate (030303)

Sleek and slender strings, blushed pads and warmth to even out those grizzled hi-hats and snares. A quality addition for 030303 and a fantastic addition to Ireland’s electronic music scene. It appears John Heckle, a stalwart of Tabernacle, has left his hometown of Liverpool and sailed across the Irish Sea to Dublin. Andrew Ingram, one […]

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Caron :: Shifted Reality (030303)

At its heart this is an EP of deep techno. Sounds have been mined from difficult to reach depths for this quartet, sounds nurtured into form whilst being allowed to keep their innate inchoate nature. Superbly immersive music. 030303 has been lying low since last year’s releases. However, don’t mistake a quiet spell for inactivity. […]

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Searching for a Synthline in Singapore :: Midnight Shift

Midnght Shift is trying to push underground music in a land where the EDM is on the rise. Last March Lee Kuan Yew, aged 91, died. His death led to national morning. The first prime minister of the city state of Sigapore had passed away. He left behind a country described by the world bank […]

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Samaan :: Apertures of Adelaide EP (One Electronica)

Sonic savagery is coupled with clever builds and a dancefloor focus. Analogue animalism, music minced by malice. Belfast’s One Electronica was founded by two of its own talent, Samaan and The Superior Inferior. The Northern duo has managed to establish a solid base for their sounds and like-minded artists. The Northerners are starting 2015 with […]

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John Heckle :: Back Alley Terminator (Tabernacle)

The tables are being turned and this young artist is on the receiving end of some reworks for Back Alley Terminator. John Heckle has found himself in an enviable position. The young Liverpudlian, with his unmistakable brand of heavy industry House and toughened Techno, has enjoyed quite a meteoric rise; and with good cause. With releases […]

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ONE ELECTRONICA :: Northern Waveforms

The formation of One Electronica is allowing that network of talent across Ireland to grow, giving Belfast a new club night and introducing the faithful to some a new and interesting sounds. A few years back I fancied a return to University, almost five years ago to be exact. Ireland was still flourishing and “mature” students, […]

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Mark Forshaw / John Heckle :: Double review (Tabernacle)

Tabernacle Records has, since opening its doors, focused on the three pillars of machine music: Techno, House and Electro. Where many labels have surrendered to fad; Tabernacle has remained true. Mark Forshaw’s excellent Atavism is proof that there are people still making quality Techno without succumbing to the mentality of the Dub herd. Likewise, John Heckle […]

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Myriadd :: The Way We Were (Signals)

The Way We Were sees Signals return to the floor following the Ambient excellence of Four Hands and Zoviet France*. House sounds circle the 10” with utters of Techno coming into play. Two intelligent pieces of machine music that will fit the floor of any decent sweaty den. [Release page] The weak Summer sun of […]

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John Heckle :: Hard Sleeper/Ancient Deep (Signals)

Heckle adopts aspects of techno into his sound, introspectives of industrial and colours of ambient into his music. [Release page] The aged sound of House is being donned by the youth of today. John Heckle is close becoming the darling child of the House revival. When Z-Factor were first hitting ears, Mr Heckle was but […]

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John Heckle :: Extrovert/Introvert (Tabernacle)

There can always be a bit of trepidation when it comes to young producers, a fear they might start throwing all sorts into the mix. There’s no need to worry with John Heckle and Extrovert/Introvert. The record mirrors classic House but, refreshingly, Heckle adapts other musical aspects and skillfully embeds them into his sound. House has a […]

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