The Great Martian War

On its 100th anniversary, The Great Martian War tells the story of the catastrophic events and unimaginable horrors of 1913-17, when Humankind was pitted against a savage Alien invasion. With powerful and detailed First World War parallels, The Great Martian War fuses sci-fi fantasy with specialist factual history to explore the real-world tragedies and unique…

Grouch – Live at Boom Festival 2014

For me, this was the musical highlight at Boom Festival‘s Chill Out Gardens this year: Grouch. His dance floor stuff is excellent, but this incredibly deep and dope take on Glitch Hop and Dub music took me by surprise. Seismic bass lines, trippy samples, ethnic sounds, even cokehead Charlie Sheen… it’s all in here, merged…

Submotion Orchestra: Slumber Session

An extremely mellow DJ mix from one of my favourite producers: Ruckspin. Representing the Submotion Orchestra, his 7-person Post-Dubstep / Freestyle Jazz / Ambient ensemble, he delivers a one-hour musical journey through different genres from the laid-back side of things: I tried to fit a variety of moods into this mix; from the simple-but-effective songs…

Chancha Via Circuito – Ahora Nosotros Mixtape

Shortly after releasing Amansara, his mesmerizing third album, Chancha Via Circuito drops a new DJ mix for Test Pressing that is just as beautiful to listen to. The Argentinian artist keeps up a very organic, earthy vibe – the first half feels actually very traditional and folkloric, the dubby electronic groove remains in the background.…

Ebru Art

According to Wikipedia, “Ebru is a traditional Islamic and Turkish painting art, and can be defined as painting on water and transferring this painting onto paper”. The results look very beautiful, but watching the actual act of creation is probably even more impressive.

Phaeleh – DJ Mix For Albion Collective

Albion Collective just published an interview with Phaeleh, plus an exclusive DJ mix by the Bristolian master of ultra-mellow Bass Music. It’s deep, it’s uplifting, it’s highly melodic, it’s full of seismic bass lines, it’s packed with dubs and unreleased tracks… it’s everything that makes Phaeleh a truly outstanding figure.

Ellen Jewett Sculptures

The wonderfully wondrous creatures of Canadian artist Ellen Jewett originate from a dimensional cross-section of Realism, surrealism, Fantasy, Steampunk. All pictures © Ellen Jewett.