Phaeleh – The Monday Is Okay Mix

The grand master of so-sweet-and-melodic-it’s-almost-kitsch-but-it’s-not Bass Music presents a beautiful mix of deep Ambient and Downbeat tunes for Ransom Note. „I’ve done chilled and ambient mixes in the past which covered my influences over the years, whereas this mix features a lot more recent material of mine and stuff I’d get on promo that I…

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…

Gelka – Coloured Thoughts Mixtape

The Gelka guys haven’t lost their touch and deliver another superb mixtape: Coloured Thoughts is a smooth blend of Dope Beats, Bass Music, Trip Hop, Deep House and even more genres, including the music of artists like Phaeleh, Bonobo, Synkro and  DFRNT, as well as some tracks from the Hungarian duo itself.

Akara – The World Beyond

It’s the combination of intense, yet not kitschy harmonies and rhythmic elements from the field of Bass Music that makes me stoked about this release. US-American producer Joshua Penman describes the style of his project Akara as ‘mystical dancefloor symphonies’, his live project is actually an orchestra that includes the elf-like voice of singer Femke…