feel my bicep
Rave futurism from Rotterdam-via-Belfast rising talent, Kessler
Rotterdam-via-Belfast rave futurist Kessler records a storming mix for the Fresh Kicks series, and speaks to Niamh O’Connor about finding inspiration during lockdown and in his hometown scene
Heartbreaks and 808s
Los Angeles DJ and producer BAE BAE records an hour of R&B, breaks and emotional rhythmic euphoria in her Fresh Kicks mix: “Heartbreaks and 808s”
They've also released a new single, 'Apricots'
Warped house, towering italo and heady electro from Belfast's Jordan
On Cue is our flagship mix series, celebrating the pivotal DJs and producers whose influence has shaped the world of electronic music, both in their local scenes and beyond. This week, Nocturne label head, Jordan, steps up with an hour of warped house, Italo disco and heady electro, and chats about his early teens spent on the clubbing circuit, The Night Institute, and his minimalist studio set-up
Belfast-born DJ and producer Hammer will drop a four-track EP via Percolate next month. Listen to the skewed synths and dizzying rhythm of the title track now
The line-ups feature nights curated by Annie Mac and Bicep
Cinthie has produced some of the most sought-after deep house records in recent years...
Berlin’s Cinthie is responsible for some of the most sought-after deep house records of the moment. In between her hectic schedule of label management, running a record store and gigs, we caught up with her in Amsterdam to find out how she’s built an independent network through determination, drive and good taste...
Words: ANNA WALL
Pics: GEMMA PARKER & MARIE STAGGAT
Eats Everything, Breakwave, Ellie Cocks, Jamz Supernova and Mason Maynard are the first names announced to play our annual celebration of UK talent...
The euphoric Italo house cut lands on Rinse...
Wellies at the ready, it’s time for a festival (or three)! The summer has returned, or at least as much as it ever does in the UK, and with it comes swathes of festivals across the nation, continent and, you guessed it, the world. As per, we’ve trawled through the listings and put together a definitive list of the ones you really need to know about. So biros at the ready, get circling or risk kicking yourself come October...