E.R.P. – Afterimage (Forgotten Future). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ww6ILcm8Wn8 Just in the nick of time for 2018 comes this virtually flawless collection of electro tracks by one of the most consistent cats in the game, Gerard ‘Convextion’ Hanson in his E.R.P. guise. It’s not reinventing the wheel by any means - it sounds like it could have been… Continue reading 18 for 2018, #18: E.R.P.
Flora FM – Atomic Garden (Argot). Flora FM – Flora FM EP (Vanity Press). It’s always great to discover a new artist that’s on your wavelength, and the first two EPs from Taylor Hawkins’ Flora FM project are right up my alley. Taking the current trend for breakbeats and 90s ambient house influences, and adding… Continue reading 18 for 2018, #8/9: Flora FM
Linkwood – Fresh Gildans (Firecracker). Linkwood – Night Theatre Volume One (Night Theatre). I dunno, you wait three years for a follow-up to a brilliant album and then two beautifully packaged 12”s turn up at once. This year we were blessed with new music from the mighty Linkwood after an extended radio silence following the… Continue reading 18 for 2018, #3/4: Linkwood
Welcome back to Nothin’ But Magic; it’s been a while. For various reasons I haven’t been writing much for the past couple of years, but a particularly energising few weeks on the music front - releasing a new record, throwing some parties and doing some radio - have inspired me to blow the dust off… Continue reading 18 for 2018, #1: Turner Street Sound
Here’s an epic slice of British electro from 1999, released on Bitstream’s own short-lived Signal label and now a bit of a collectors’ item. This is one of those rare tunes that works just as well on the dancefloor as it does on headphones or while late-night driving, with a serious bass flex and sharp… Continue reading Bitstream – Monolith