Post Tagged with: "Solvent"

RX-101 :: EP4 (Suction)

I’ve a feeling there might be more in the RX-101 duffel bag of DAT cassettes, and while they’re being rummaged through, why not reacquaint yourself with some of Jong’s inspirers: Caustic Window anyone? Cylob? Global Goon? A work filled with cheerful charm. As we all know, life has a tendency of getting in the way […]

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V/A :: Snow Robots Volume 4 (Suction)

The warm 16-bit melodies of some twenty years back have mutated into grizzled men (much like myself) peddling coarse chords and rough rhythms made to carve up modern dance-floors. A new tradition has started and hopefully it will still be going in two decades time. I’m not big into driving. I’m not particularly good at […]

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Femur :: Electronic down to its bones

Based on the strength of these first two 12”s (by Frak and Celldöd), a new, interesting, and forward looking label has just been established here in Spain and one, which I have no doubt, will be a success. Femur. After five years of running a club night, after a compilation on Clasicos Del Ruidos, after enough […]

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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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I Dream Of Wires in Berlin

Not some dodgy ’80s neu-Romantische synth-pop revival heralded by the headline, but a documentary about the modular synthesizer-its history, demise and resurgence. I Dream Of Wires gets its Berlin premier on July 28, along with a live performance by + talk with the legendary Morton Subotnick, composer of the seminal Silver Apples of the Moon […]

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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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SKANFROM :: Back from the Blip-Bleep Brink (Interview & Mix)

Igloo Magazine has been lucky enough not only to ask the German producer some questions but are delighted to bring to your ears a very special mix of “some old favorites” by Semsroth himself. Interview by Robbie Geoghegan. With Roger Semsroth, aka Sleeparchive, having just released his first Skanfrom album for more than a decade, […]

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SOLVENT :: Dreaming of wires

Igloo Magazine caught up with the analogue enthusiast (Jason Amm aka Solvent) to find out what makes this musical machine man tick. An exclusive mix of favorites for 2012 is also featured in this profile. (January 2013) I remember as a bright eyed youngster traveling to Dublin to buy records. It was around the tender age […]

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Solvent :: Latch, Fasten, Secure (Minimal Rome)

Jason Amm has pooled together his years of experience, and arsenal of equipment, to produce this three tracker of harsh, environmentally unfriendly, acid. [Purchase] I’ve never been too detached from the records I bought in my youth. True, a lot of ’em have been living in my boyhood bedroom for several years now gathering dust; […]

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HECQ :: Ben Lukas Boysen DJ Mix

Ben Lukas Boysen offers a seventy-four minute private DJ mix now made available to Igloo Magazine readers to digest in its full capacity. Engorge yourself with Hecq’s selection of dubstep, techno, IDM, pop and all the ingredients in between. Ben Lukas Boysen (aka Hecq), known around the globe for his syncopated beatwork and innovation of […]

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