Interview: Mr Bongo

10 August

Originally a small shop on UK record-collecting mecca, London's Berwick Street, Mr Bongo quickly became an important part of the vinyl loving community by being the first outside the US to stock releases by some of the giants of Hip Hop like Def Jam and Rawkus. At around the same…

5 Tracks – Jay L

3 August

Jay L shares five of his favourite tracks with us ahead of his set at Varkala Festival in just over a weeks time (12th-15th August). Amid some seriously good releases on the vinyl-only brstl imprint, Jay is first and foremost a DJ of the highest order. Imagine our excitement then, to take a peek…

5 Tracks – John Gómez

21 July

With 3 weeks until our Afro Disco at Hamemerschlagen Cafe in Dalston. One of our headliners John Gómez has agreed to share a few gems from his very deep bag of tricks. As he himself puts it: "I wanted to mix it up a bit with different types of music…

Review: Konstantin Sibold – Mutter

27 April

I remember the last time I saw Konstantin Sibold. We were in the smoking area of Oval Space, the night before he was set to play at neighbouring Pickle Factory. “I remember you like techno”, he said, pulling out his phone: “listen to this.” As the song played from his…

5 Tracks – Red Greg

21 April

Ahead of our party with Red Greg, he has kindly contributed to our 5 - Tracks feature with 5 records taken straight from his bag. This will no doubt give you a taste of what to expect on Friday evening down at Troyganic. Final release tickets can be bought here. Margino…

5 Tracks – Public Possession

17 March

Public Possession is a Munich-based store and record label run by 2 friends, Marvin and Valentino. They've developed a reputation for releasing wonky, synth-heavy house and disco 12"s alongside a distinctive visual aesthetic. They've provided us with 5 of their favourite records. Catch them in London this Friday for the ReviveHER party in…

Review: Oma Nata – FC 001

16 March

This is the first release on new label Forbidden Cuts – self-styled ‘no-nonsense’ subsidiary of Lisbon label Discotexas. From the sounds of these tracks (and as promised by Forbidden Cuts themselves) the focus will be on the rich cultural tapestry that makes up the Portuguese capital, drawing flavours from the…

Preview: Gottwood 2016

15 March

  With the winter behind us and the nights beginning to lengthen out from the darkness, our thoughts have begun turning towards the things we can look forward to in the cloying embrace of summer. In particular one festival has been getting it so right over the last 6 years…