Post Tagged with: "June"

Trenton Chase :: Deadlock (June)

The eight tracker shows a new breadth to Kokkinakos’ sound, black tracks that will damage a floor alongside more playful numbers. There’s a power and strength to the music, but there is also a sense of distress and disorder. Some artists are prolific, others less so. But as we all know, quantity does not mean […]

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Manie Sans Délire :: Untitled (June)

This latest installment probes the shadows even further. Tracks delve deeper into murky undercurrents, scrutinizing ashen aspects and the pierced psyches of the unseen and, sometimes, unheard. It’s been a pleasure to have been privy to the development of Tsampikos Fronas’ music, both his own as an artist and his eponymous label’s output. June’s output […]

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The search for Aphex Twin, the unearthing of RX-101

There’s an undeniable romance attached to the music of Richard D. James. Aphex Twin coined a sound in the 90s that refused to sit in any one genre. Techno. House. Electro. Acid. IDM. The Rephlex co-founder cultivated a mystery around himself. Ducking and diving between monikers, adopting pseudonyms and nom de plumes as he skipped […]

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Morah :: You’ll Never Understand (Lux Rec)

Greece is cultivating a new generation of artists with quite a unique sound; one with youthful iconoclastic vision without forgetting past wave pioneers. Morah is one of this generation and his latest audio message is one of abrasion, harshness and guttural intent. My first exploration of Greek electronic music came with the uncovering of Eirkti, […]

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Prosopo :: Prosopo (Lux Rec)

Sitting somewhere between drone, industrial and wave, the 12” has a blighted and bitter character. The recent release of R.R. Hearse’s Call Of Oedipus (1981 – 2013) seems to have rubbed off on June. The cold, distant ache of Tsamis’ live recordings is plan to hear on June’s latest foray. Under a new moniker, Prosopo, […]

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R.R. Hearse :: Call Of Oedipus (1981 – 2013) (June)

R.R. Hearse fits into no category previously explored. Grainy, it’s a record that some will find difficult to grapple with. Nevertheless it’s a bold move and a statement of both confidence and intent from June. In the last few years my zeal for minimal synth has diminished. I still love it, but the volume of […]

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Igloo Magazine :: Best of 2015

So here it is—from ambient drone to post-rock, jazz and modern classical, from IDM to experimental to post-digital microsound; hallucinatory electronics to experimental soundscapery, candy-color post-kosmische to alien noise, intergalactic techno to post-hardcore mayhem and broken bass music, these are igloomag’s picks for the year… Sherpas to your questing climbers 2015: a year of listening, […]

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Manie Sans Délire :: Manie Sans Délire ‎(June)

A record that skips across the lines of wave, house, ebm and techno. Last month I was lucky enough to hear June doing his thing live here in Madrid. Playing at Femur this multi-talented artist delivered a set that put a match to an already smouldering night. Tsampikos Fronas’ label partner in crime, Trenton Chase, […]

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DimDj :: Guilty Pleasure (June)

Expect toes to curl, one with a bludgeoning beat and unsettling grimace. The Greeks are at it again. This time it’s not economics and deficits and meeting deadlines, but electronic music. June Records is hitting a bit of a purple patch. Following on from Trenton Chase’s excellent Axis comes DimDj (aka Dimitris Evagelopoulos.) The Lower […]

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Trenton Chase :: The Manor Conspiracy (June)

Techno that bares all. It’s powerful and impassioned, adamant and aggressive, this is machine music that demands to be heard. Here in Europe we’re getting a decent bombarding of Greek politics. Syriza and their attempt to push back the forces of the Troika and achieve some sort of financial agreement. It appears that a compromise, […]

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June :: Dominion (Suction)

Dominion expands on June’s sound, illustrates his diverse capabilities and highlights the enviable musicality he has at his fingertips. Tsampikos Fronas (aka June) has more than proved his skills behind the machines. The Greek artist, better known as June, has shown his abilities with some cracking 12”s like Don’t Be Seen With Me and most […]

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Igloo Magazine :: Best of 2014

Here it is, well over 160 releases have been selected by various igloomag.com contributors highlighting some of the finest in an expansive array of music featuring ambient, dub, bass, glitch, industrial, IDM, electronica, synth, jazz, modern classical, experimental and various other sonic contortions. Links to reviews, a Soundcloud player, and a slideshow randomly displaying some […]

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June :: The Human Target (June)

Complex pieces, warming works and an ability to structure tracks to really open up a dancefloor. As the years of writing record reviews gather into a pool of wrinkled skin and fading youth I find myself getting a touch tautological. That happens with age, or lack of originality. Either way, I’m always surprised by the […]

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Trenton Chase :: The Vampire of Sacramento (June)

The machines are on display, bare beat patterns and belligerence, but there are thought-provoking moments amidst the toughened Techno and hardened House. Tsampikos Fronas, aka June, has continued to grow in acclaim since I first wrote about him last year. His brand of Chicago Acid gained the German newcomer an immediate audience and his Golden […]

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June :: Don’t Be Seen With Me / Golden Era (June)

June may be a new name, but Fronas has already shown his ability to work well under different genres. His musings in House see a utilization of the mechanics alongside a stretching of melodic narrative. June is a relatively new name to the electronic music scene. Tsampikos Fronas started out in 2010 with the confidence to […]

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