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Skee Mask keeps pushing techno forward on his 808BB EP

Modern techno music is accused of being too serious almost constantly. Critics of the genre cite its masculine atmosphere and dark, brooding tone which renders it unenjoyable. However, when producers attempt to inject fun into the genre, purists often lash out and claim it a bastardisation of the genre that, for many, is a lifestyle. […]

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Ipman – Depatterning

Ipman’s debut album sees a blending of techno, bass-breaks, jungle and dubstep sounds come together into a powerful and discordant dance album. Beginning with the thunderous ‘Regicide’, the album launches into bass-driven rolling junglist drums. Sampled vocals on rave and soundsystem culture echo through the track and the result is thunderous. An ode to jungle […]

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Nightvision has the power to revolutionise Edinburgh’s club scene

On its cobbled surface, Edinburgh can seem something of a ‘nice’ city. From the short-bread box streets and closes of the Royal Mile, to the eccentricity of Calton Hill’s rubbish attempt at an acropolis, and to the palatial grandeur of New Town, there’s a definite sheen of respectability lacquered on to all its buildings and […]