Dam Swindle Feat. Jungle By Night – Call Of The Wild [Heist Recordings]

After the chart-topping Keep on Swindling part 1, that included summer anthem ‘All I want’ and the live jazz rework of ‘The break up’ by Emma-Jean Thackray, Dam Swindle are now back with part 2 of their 10-year anniversary series. If you thought the first edition had the goods, you’re in for a treat with… Continue reading Dam Swindle Feat. Jungle By Night – Call Of The Wild [Heist Recordings]

Nebraska – Chant Des Oiseaux (feat. BeBelle) [Heist Recordings]

Stepping up for his fourth release on Heist, sample wizard Nebraska comes in with some lovely chops and a giant curveball of an A-side that has summer anthem written all over it. Dive into this massive four track EP by the London native who just keeps on bringing the goods! The ‘Chant des Oiseaux EP’… Continue reading Nebraska – Chant Des Oiseaux (feat. BeBelle) [Heist Recordings]

MIXED BY/ Wanderist

To most, the name Maarten Smeets is synonymous with ‘Dam Swindle’, the duo that have been dominating the underground electronic music landscape over the past decade. However, over the past 12 months, Maarten has been exploring a more adventurous and refined sound under his solo project ‘Wanderist’. Fresh from his second release on the mighty… Continue reading MIXED BY/ Wanderist

Dan Only – It’s Inside You [Dirt Crew Recordings]

Dan Only returns for his third release on Dirt Crew Recordings with his “Deciduous Dubs EP”. This release sees the Toronto-native continuing to explore new musical territories, leaving behind the past to rebuilt his framework from scratch. Armed with Akai Samplers, 90s Romplers and some tried and true Roland classics, Dan explores sounds informed by… Continue reading Dan Only – It’s Inside You [Dirt Crew Recordings]

Makèz – Melting [Let’s Play House]

Next on Let’s Play House: A feisty and sassy slab of funky house from Amsterdam upstarts Makèz, Elevation is twirl of saucy tracks with a toothy demeanor that will charm you onto the dance floor. The special sauce here comes from a musicality that’s studied but not too clean and a bright instrumentation that evokes… Continue reading Makèz – Melting [Let’s Play House]

Demuir – The 3nity Returneth (Fouk Remix) [Heist Recordings]

Heist Recordings are up to their 6th year of the label and this is their annual potpourri with this years artists on ‘The Round Up Part VI’. With some cool newcomers like Demuir, Perdu and Makèz, as well as label mainstays Fouk and the Swindles themselves delivering  a great collection of remixes! The EP starts off with label heads Detroit Swindle giving their high-energy take on Fouk’s… Continue reading Demuir – The 3nity Returneth (Fouk Remix) [Heist Recordings]

Times & Tunes with Makèz

Young producer duo Makèz have recently released their debut EP on Heist Recordings, Different Planets. Fusing influences from disco, house and beyond, it’s a release right up there with any on the ever impressive Heist catalogue. We caught up with the duo to get to know a little bit more about them, their process and… Continue reading Times & Tunes with Makèz

Makèz – Cosmic symphony [Heist Recordings]

Makèz (formed by Jan-Willem Mulder and Kees van ‘t Klooster) are a duo from Amsterdam, where they both studied music production and sound design. Apart from DJ’ing under various aliases, they’ve also been organizing their own successful intimate party series “Peak Mystique”. It’s hard not to get infected by their production. Their ‘Different Planets’ EP… Continue reading Makèz – Cosmic symphony [Heist Recordings]

Nikki-O and Javonntte – Sweet Midnight (Sameed dusty jazz mix) [ELE Records]

ELE Records has been on quite the journey. The label was established in Hanoi, Vietnam in 2016, with origins in Manchester and now calls Berlin home. They tend to focus upon releases which reflect this variance, promoting artists whose backgrounds didn’t necessarily thrust them into the scene with the tools and training common amongst many… Continue reading Nikki-O and Javonntte – Sweet Midnight (Sameed dusty jazz mix) [ELE Records]

OUER – Undine [Dirt Crew Recordings]

Since their 2016 debut, Ouer having been making serious waves in the realm of house music. Whether it’s through their own OUER imprint, or impressive releases on the likes of Heist or Neovinyl, Ouer have by now proved themselves as a name that’s definitely here to stay. Having released their last EP just three months… Continue reading OUER – Undine [Dirt Crew Recordings]


We know what you’re thinking.. “Oh no, not another best of list!” You’ve got that right. We asked you what your favourite tracks of 2018 were and now we’ve asked our contributors to share with the world what their most rinsed records were. You’ll find that even here, in this tight-knit community, our tastes can… Continue reading BEST OF 2018 : TOP 100 RELEASES

Times & Tunes with Alma Negra

Alma Negra is a multi-man mega collaboration between Dersu and Diego Figueira, Dario Rohrbach, and Mario Robles. Inspired and by their diverse backgrounds, myriad of musical tastes, and passion for percussion, the Basel-based group has been turning up the tempo on 2018 with the launch of their own label, a live set debut, and a… Continue reading Times & Tunes with Alma Negra