Cornelia is an unbeguiling force to be reckoned with and firmly stomps her own identity on 2011 with the follow up to her debut release Capsule, not only her own label launch (Camp Mozart), but also the release of her By The Fire / Now And Hereafter EP. Signed to Twist Management, the same home to foster Jamie Woon’s rise to fame, Swedish native Cornelia resides in East London, surrounding herself with a tight knit group of outstanding musical talent whom … [read more]
Stateless, without any hesitation, boldly step up to the musical bar this year and raise it ten-fold with the delivery of their long awaited second album; Matilda, released on their new home of Ninja Tune Records, 21st February. Following a long break after their label jump from Berlin’s !K7 Records to Ninja Tune last year, rumours of their consequent releases have been met with much anticipation and online hype. Particularly following on from their single release of Ariel, which was released late … [read more]
After a series of successful releases with Eric Lau, newly formed London-based label Kilawatt Music Limited continue their output of great music this year with a brand new release from Amsterdam’s Full Crate entitled The Barb. The release is essentially a two-track single, Let’s Funk This Motherf*cker b/w Cut The Barb, and is available as a digital download (right now) and on limited 7-inch vinyl (from November 29th).
I was first introduced to the music of Full Crate by my … [read more]
Big Mister Doom are a Leeds, England-based electronica duo comprising of Joe Wretham and Ian Scott. They’ve just recently released their debut EP, EP One, and it truly is a thing of electronic beauty. Available as a FREE download right now via Bandcamp, EP One is a three-track release comprising of wonderful cinematic sketches, dark dubbed-out tones, and an eerie blend of electronic and organic sensibilities.
Soon after hitting ‘play’, it struck me as being … [read more]
Keeping ones ﬁnger on the pulse of today’s dexterous music scene is a time-sponging, even arduous task. Yet such diligence sporadically uncovers sparks of creative vision that would otherwise languish in the ether. With Sepalcure’s latest XLR8R mix pounding through the speakers, a choppy vocal sample paired to a sumptuous bassline creeps in, immediately catching my attention. The track in question is The Look by Canadian producer Jacques Greene, who notes 90s garage and Chicago house as reference points when composing music in a … [read more]
Tipped by the BBC to form the sound of 2010, London producer Gold Panda isn’t one to shy away from expectations. Following a slew of vibrant remixes and enigmatic originals surfacing across the web throughout the year, Gold Panda finally dropped his debut LP, Lucky Shiner, on 11th October 2010. As if the earnest anticipation of the record wasn’t enough, Lucky Shiner had not one but two labels jousting over its rights with both Notown and Ghostly International stamping their renowned logos on the … [read more]
Jus Like Music favourite and soulful production extraordinaire, Eric Lau, is back with an instrumental long player on Kilawatt Music called Makin’ Sound. At just shy of 45 minutes long, this collection of 20 songs at first appears like a sort of sophisticated beat-tape, but albeit understated, Makin’ Sound is actually a lot deeper than that. Plus, it’s available to buy right now via Bandcamp both digitally and on vinyl (strictly only 500 copies available!).
The Blessings are part of the LuckyMe family in Glasgow, Scotland. Their debut EP, Galaxy High, is due to drop imminently on the Nod Navigators imprint of Dutch label Kindred Spirits. And guess what… it’s really rather good. With elements of Hudson Mohawke, Dimlite and Machine Drum to their sound, The Blessings – comprised of Dominic Flannigan and Martyn Flyn – offer up their own unique angle on the electronic beats scene.
Galaxy High is a delightful six-track EP that manages to … [read more]
Colorado-based beatmaker, Alex B, came to prominence last year when he provided a very popular mix for Flying Lotus‘ Brainfeeder collective. Since then, he’s teased us with more original creations, supplied mixes elsewhere, and also contributed a track to Jus Like Music & Apple Juice Break present: Oscillations. But the wait is over – Alex B‘s hotly anticipated debut full-length is out right now on his own Elm and Oak imprint, and it’s called Moments.
Moments is a collection of … [read more]