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Bail Mixes Variations #3

Let this grotty mix of gurning club bangers kick your winter blues into touch.

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Top Ten Records from the First Half(ish) of 2016

Shoegaze, techno, EBM, electro, synthwave, ambient and darkwave are all represented as Bail shares some of his favourite tracks from the year thus far…

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MVRCK’s 2015 chart

Here’s ten tracks that have been scratching MVRCK’s ears off in 2015.

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Snooker champ Steve Davis loves techno

Techno heads rejoice. Ex snooker world number one Steve Davis has joined our ranks, and he bloody loves the stuff.

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Chris Mitchell ‘Feng Shui Flow’

Better late than never, Bail reviews Chris Mitchell’s sublime Feng Shui Flow EP.

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Bail’s January and February Juno Chart

Bail lets us in on what records have been floating his boat so far this year.

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Bail’s Best Of 2014

Resident disc jockey Bail gets our ‘Best of 2014’ charts underway with his top tracks, EPs, albums and record labels of 2014.

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Richie Hawtin flattens annoying fan with monitor speaker

Minimal-techno pioneer Richie Hawtin “accidentally” pushed a monitor speaker on a fan filming him on her iPhone at Time Warp in NYC. Watch the video and read Hawtin’s apology here.

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Techno hero Surgeon on tour with…Lady Gaga?

Techno overlord Surgeon has supported Lady Gaga on tour. This is not a hallucination or some weird vision of the future. BORdotnet’s MVRCK assesses the damage.

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Bail mixes Urban Kultur Podcast #24

Bail records a brooding acid house and techno mix for Edinburgh based arts blog Urban Kultur. Give it a listen, here.

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The Cowboy Rhythmbox Phantasy debut will put you in a box

In typical Phantasy Sound style, latest signing Cowboy Rhythmbox sounds nothing like you’ve pointed your ears on before. Stream We Got The Box here.

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Clark ‘Suns Of Temper’

With Clark’s eponymous new LP landing last week, we thought we’d look back at our favourite ever record from the producer.

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Simian Mobile Disco album Whorl reviewed

Analogue. Desert. Write. Record. We check out the new Simian Mobile Disco album Whorl which was recorded live over three days in the desert.

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Techno dispatch from Croatia: Dimensions was really quite good

A near-brush with an apocalyptic storm wasn’t enough to dampen the spirits of the thousands of techno lovers at this year’s Dimensions Festival in Croatia.

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Juno Chart // July & August

Some top records from July and August.

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Clouds Release New Remix, And It’s An Absolute Beast

Clouds release a brand new remix for SLAM Records mainstays Ansome and it’s mega. Check out it’s mental video here.

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Floating underwater in new Daniel Avery video

Phantasy’s man-of-the-moment Daniel Avery has just released his music video for Knowing We’ll Be Here, and it’s left us drowning in an underwater dreamworld.

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Secret Garden Party 2014 Review

So, Secret Garden Party was pretty good this year. MVRCK got stuck in to this tasty Glasto alternative to find heaps of good music and a giant field of sunflowers. David Rodigan, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Public Enemy, Jagwar Ma and Jackmaster all featuring on a scorching weekend.

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Untold ‘Little Things Like That’ / ‘Bachelor’s Delight’

Photo // BBC Radiophonic Workshop The last few records I’ve talked about have been fairly odd, cerebral affairs (you could almost say pretentious), which is why I’ve picked an out-and-out banger this time round from the always impressive Jack Dunning, AKA Untold. The Hemlock and Pennyroyal (what a bonkers label that is) overlord here knocks out two almighty […]

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Off The Wall Presents Clouds @ The Magnet, Liverpool / Sept 27th

I’ll be honest, I don’t get out of the house much these days. It’s partly down to old age, but mostly down to the the fact that a mere three pints results in either impromptu nap time or loss of 90% of motor function (also old age I guess). Add a a few extra curriculars into the […]