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Insound review

In Mermelada Dorada Aries keeps moving me, like almost no other artist in this country moves me. I like not being able to define everything she does, not being able to trap her in...

XLR8R review

Yes, I'm Elastic, the latest EP by New York City's Daniel Fisher (a.k.a. Physical Therapy), follows on the producer's deranged sense of fun. Stylistically, Fisher is not...

XLR8R review

Newcomer Etch is the latest artist to be signed to the UK's Keysound label, which has had a strong showing so far this year with the release of Wen's XLR8R Pick'd Commotion EP, E...

Clash review

An album of genuine spirit...

The Quietus review

At five in the morning, when the seafront is empty of everything apart from the scattered remains of bonfires and the odd sleeping drunk, and the bruised sky melts between the...

Resident Advisor review

Photek's return has been remarkably difficult to parse, with the drum & bass legend taking on dubstep-indebted styles with a big-room sensibility that could range from passable to...

NME review

Another weekend dance track to fall in love with

Hippopotamusic recommendation

Dub-infused drum and bass from the Melting Pot

Resident Advisor review

A man who once confessed to spending aeons replicating the sound of a ninja throwing star to form percussion, the intricate beat programming on the drum & bass records Rupert...

XLR8R review

The latest installation in !K7's venerable DJ Kicks series sees veteran producer Rupert Parkes (a.k.a. Photek) navigating territory outside of his norm. Mostly known for his...

Resident Advisor review

Released in 1996, Plug's Drum 'n' Bass for Papa might not have had the ubiquity of Goldie's Timeless or Reprazent's New Forms, but it had something many other drum & bass albums...

Pitchfork review

In the 1990s, the Cornish electronic musician Luke Vibert offered a pranksterish take on drum & bass under the Plug moniker. This collection of recordings from 1995-1998...

XLR8R review

London's MA1 is a veteran DJ, someone who came up in the late-'90s/early-'00s garage scene and eventually found his way onto Rinse FM, where he continues to pilot a weekly show...