A bumper edition catching up of all the best audio of January 2015.
1. Fran Hartnett DJ Set at Process Cork
Here’s a DJ from Dublin who majors in techno but with a great mix of broken and distorted beats making for a compelling and interesting listen.
2. user48736353001 – Aphex Twin archive dump
109 tracks and counting from Aphex Twin
3. Aphex Twin – Computer Controlled Instruments Pt2
This project released on Warp, sees Aphex Twin link up a range of instruments to midi mixing machine like drum programming with organic sound.
4. Also – Formation
ALSO are Appleblim and Second Storey – here’s a track from their collab out now on R&S.
5. Second Storey – One Sound (Luke Vibert Remix)
Second Storey’s label Houndstooth linked him with two of his all time musical heroes to remix his latest EP with both Cristian Vogel and Luke Vibert taking the reigns and here’s Vibert’s offering.
6. Cristian Vogel Lost In The Chase (Veslemes Video Edit 2015)
7. Helena Hauff – 50 Min Boiler Room Mix
8. London Modular Alliance – In Vacuum 120
9. Galaxian – From Glasgow To Detroit
With a title that references his inspiration and connection with Detroit’s DJ Stingray this track is Glasgow based artist Galaxian’s own hi-speed underwater take on electro.
10. Various Artists – Mutant City Acid
Unless you got hold of one of the 303 vinyl copies available this bandcamp stream is the only way you’re going to get to hear Balkan Vinyl’s. Volume two is in the works so don’t sleep when pre-orders go up.
11. NE170: L/F/D/M
12. Pip Williams – Fleck ESC – Nice Guy (Pip Williams Remix)
This remix is lifted from Fleck ESC’s new EP for Electrix, this Pip Williams remix kind of nails it.
13. Clark – Winter Boots (Part 1)
A suprise free EP from Clark this free download employs samples from Die Antwoord, Frank Ocean and Diana Ross.
14. Cristobal Tapia de Veer – Utopia 2 Soundtrack
Utopia was the most visually stunning and dramatically compelling television to come out of the UK in memorable history and the soundtrack by Cristobal Tapia was a huge part of making it so special (and weird). Here’s the previews of the soundtrack for the second (and regrettably final) series of the Channel Four epic.
15. Radioactive Man – Transponder
Lifted from his new 12″ on Reindhart Records