It’s a spoil of riches out there with a ridiculous amount of top-notch albums, reissues, and twelves floating around. After surveying just some of the many hot-fire releases currently making the rounds, we take in recent transmissions from Poland’s outlines label and Brazil’s RHR before diving into five exceptional releases from the UK that includes Daniel Ruane, K-Lone, Tibia, Agrippa, and Glances.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?