Recommended: Scrase – Heart + Another EP’s [Love Love Redcords]

Released in August on a pair of trade mark white vinyl on Love Love Records were an excellent pair of EPs from the man Scrase. These were actually his first tracks ever to be cut to wax and span across organically percussioned techno of Another as well as including a warmer more electro infused Heart EP.

Available to buy now from and from all good record shops.

On Release: Surachai – Ritual

Composed entirely on the Cwejman S1 MKII, which according to the maker’s website is “a semi modular analogue synthesizer and modules for the 19′ Eurorack systems” Ritual by Surachai has all of that innate listening to pleasure to it that analogue signals never fail to impart.

There’s extensive insight and information on the Surachai website covering its production (here) and artwork (here) and you can stream and purchase the album via the player below.

Full disclosure, I was tipped on this via Venitian Snares recent fun and interesting interview with XLR8R

On Release: Lukes Anger – Show Me Some Lazer

Luke’s Anger is best known for his wonked out techno but for his latest LP, out now on Bonus Round, he’s taken things off on a tangent employing a selection of cut up iconic rave sounds to form the album. Don’t get me wrong it also includes some Electribe fuelled techno work outs and also includes his Lee Scratch Perry guested digi dub track Earthworm. You can listen in full (and purchase) via this Bandcamp player…

Luke’s Anger on Facebook // Bonus Round Soundcloud

Video: Poborsk – Gradient Scene [Bedroom Research]

If you’ve read this blog for a while you’ll also be familiar with ICASEA, an always excellent electronic music label with an eye on sound art, design and IDM skewed beats. One of the artists from their roster is Marseille based Poborsk who as well as featuring on many of the label’s compilations has also seen a multitude of solo releases over the years. It’s been a bit of time since we’ve heard from the synthetic computer funk producer so we’re particularly happy to hear that he has a new long player released today. You can listen and download it for free thanks to Bedroom Research (another recommended digital label) on their bandcamp here and check out the lovely video they’ve made to promote it in the player here.

Porborsk on Icasea // Bedroom Research Website

Point B – Heart Of Matter [Frijsfo Beats]

It’s been a year since Point B has released any music he still gets busy in the studio, making his way in the real world as a sound designer. This ear and capability for engineering advanced sonics has always been evident on his production but for this album, Heart Of Matter he’s employed these skills in an entirely new and totally compelling way.

Soft stepping padwork provides the bed for many of the tracks, linking in and around the 2 step patterns he’s known for but the similarities stop there. This record sits closer to shoegaze-ey electronica akin to the likes of DNTEL and he pulls it off nicely, as soon as ‘Surely Now’ hits, the record takes on a whole new dimension and explodes spectacularly into bliss psychadelia. Suits those summer dreams we all like to think up as the promise in the midst of the air of spring blooms.

Frijsfo Beats Facebook

Recommended: Function/Inland ‘Odeon/Rhyl’ EP [Infrastructure]

I think we all know that David Sumner aka Function was part of the Sandwell District collective whose operations drew to a close last year. Since then it looks like he’s been focussed on getting his imprint Infrastructure back up and running the first release of which is set to hit the shelves next week. I actually got to speak to Sumner about the project in length for an interview on fabric’s website which you can read here and heard about his plans proper from the horses mouth.

For the project he’s teamed up with Ed Davenport (Inland) and has produced a record that reaches away from Sandwell District’s techno operatus towards a deeper meditative electronica realm that draws on early Warp and IDM constructions at its base and is a bit beautiful. The record’s out next week and you can check some audio snippets in the player here.

Infrastructure Facebook // Pre-order on Juno

Video: Drone Higher Electronic States

We’ve noted a new project from Death In Vegas’s Richard Fearless of late nodding to the dark basement spaces of the world and drawing on some really deep acidic grooves along the way. He’s released a new record this week on self-helmed label Drone and this video to go with it. There’s more info on the project and buying the record here.

Out Now: Black Narcissus – Varla LP [WeMe]

Released on Belgium based label WeMe this week is a new LP from electro moniker Black Narcissus, otherwise known to Rephlex appreciators as Jodey Kendrick. This is a follow up on his promise a year ago laid out in mini album Black Narcissus X of going heavier and darker in on his beats compared to the electrofunk skewed output that came from the Jodey Kendrick named releases on Rephlex. Varla is by no means an easily listening experience in a very good way, it’s full of raw metallic tinged machinic power that you love Underground Resistance for.

The album is out now on WeMe. Vinyl copies can be purchased on their website here and you can stream and download the album digitally in their Bandcamp player embedded below.

Out Now: Scape One – nonsensory LP

We’ve been enjoying what Scape One has been sharing on his Soundcloud page over the last few months, they’ve felt a bit like lunar disco outings with his trademark sci fi edges. It seems now that Baggley has put the finishing touches to his studio meanderings of late and released it in this downloadable package on Bandcamp.