Kresy – Sticky

A stalwart of Talabot’s Hivern Discs imprint, Kresy serves up the ‘Who Understands Love’ EP later this month via More Music – containing three original tracks plus a remix by Flux residents Aartket (who provided our latest Pelski Podcast). Grab …


Black Light Smoke – Firefly

The latest EP from Black Light Smoke – Firefly – lands on Brooklyn-based label Scissor & Thread. The NYC-based artist is best known for a gritty sort of analogue house – namely the rumble and …


E Versions #1

Mark E’s Merc imprint has been home to a slew of secret weapons over the years from the Birmingham-based producer himself as well as the likes of Chicago Damn and the little-known Edward. E-Versions is …


David Morales to pay tribute to Frankie Knuckles at Glastonbury

DJ David Morales will pay tribute to Frankie Knuckles at Glastonbury this year, heralding at the festival’s celebrated NYC Downlow opening party on 26 June.

The festival’s “underground gay nightclub” – as part of Block9 – will host a remembrance …


Kit Grill – Changing Patterns

An excellent freebie from Kit Grill’s full-length record Mirror Image, playing with serene melodies and brittle percussive textures. The glimmering synth patterns sound at once primitive and enchanting.

Kit Grill – Changing Patterns


Mix Of The Week: Ruf Dug

Ruf Dug lays down an hour’s worth of tough and sturdy beats, spanning raw jacker, cosmic synths and big-room techno.

Ruf Dug Mix for Intergalactic FM

John Talabot

John Talabot – 08-01

Here’s an unfinished John Talabot demo the Spanish producer is handing out for free.  A reverberating bassline sits beneath chiming percussion. It’s brazen Balearic, summery feel is reminiscent of his early productions like ‘Sunshine’ or ‘Afrika’.

 John Talabot - 08-01


Simba – Phase Seq One

Laced with jazz samples and dusty surfaces, Simba’s brand of house music is clearly indebted to Moodymann’s smokey Detroit style. His sample-heavy ‘Three Kays’, released on Stripped & Chewed last year, crackled with delicious, downbeat …

Aartekt press shot

Pelski Podcast 010 – Aartekt

Leeds-based production duo Aartekt are residents at the popular Flux club night. Their dark, thudding debut EP was released via Alland Byallo’s Bad Animal imprint back in 2012 and received heavy rotation from Tom Trago and Locked Groove.

Aartekt have …


Mix Of The Week: Chicago Damn

UK-based producer Chicago Damn turns in a mix for his pals at Wolf Recordings, typically switching between light-footed jazz samples, dusty percussion, stomping house and raw acid. Lovely stuff.

WOLF Music Presents…Chicago Damn

1. That one with a black label …

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