The second half of my round-up of favorite tracks, twelves, and EPs released during 2018. The UK had a ridiculous 2018 in the independent label department and this installment concludes our detailed journey through the year’s release schedule before moving outwards to look at the US, the EU, and beyond. OK? OK!Read More
I prefer the format-- longer, evolving, repetitive rhythms-- but I get that from dub just as much as house and techno. I'm also into the futurism and otherworldliness, which were obviously influences on jungle and so by default, dubstep anyway. Everyone is influenced by house and techno whether they realize it or not-- it's foundation. It can be misleading to describe new music using words that have 90s contexts though. I've got a dubplate of a tune by a young Bristol producer that sounds like a 1990 Derrick May record. I know for a fact he has never heard a Derrick May record. Is he influenced by Derrick May?