2013 in cassettes

In alphabetical order, 2013 releases only: AMK – Spur N (Fragment Factory) Band of Holy Joy – City of Tales vols 1 and 2 (Exotic Pylon) Best Available Technology – Further Tracks (Further Records) Stuart Chalmers / Nick Edwards – Split (Feral Tapes) CHXFX – The Unhaptic Synthesizer (Further Records) Crabskull – Keep The Evil Away (Dub Ditch …

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Datacide issue 13 now available

The London launch party was a lot of fun, with some great presentations and people. The magazine is out now. It includes a great interview I did with noise legend Nomex. Order from here or from the Praxis Shop. 76 pages. Datacide: Introduction Nemeton: Infiltration and Agent Provocateurs; Vision Tech; Endless War; Surveillance, Control and …

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February updates

1. SPATIAL INTERVIEWED BY JOHN EDEN An interview I did with Hackney-based producer Spatial is now published exclusively and for the first time at The Liminal. This piece was originally intended for issue 5 of Woofah, but has been fully updated. (It’s the last outstanding thing I wrote for Woofah, which makes me a bit smiley …

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Xylitol / Libbe Matz Gang split 7″ out now

I raved about the Xylitol track a while back for FACT Magazine so can’t wait to hear it on vinyl…. lord knows what the LMG track will be like! Get yourselves here for more info and ordering details: http://libertatiaot.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/spectral-set.html http://xylitolmusic.blogspot.co.uk/ Some related fanzine action from me very soon.

Datacide issue 12 published

release date: 20 October 2012. 68 pages This looks like another great issue! It includes an exclusive interview I did with industrial music superstar Jordi Valls about his work as Vagina Dentata Organ and The Valls Brothers. Also a bunch of my reviews (including some of the lengthier ones intended for Woofah). CONTENTS Datacide: Introduction Darkam: The Art …

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Kid Shirt analogue blog

I haven’t stopped blogging. I’ve just got really really picky. This is something worth writing about. Like me, Kek-W has been flung into a boredom-induced rage at the state of the world and the constant click click click of refreshing screens. So he’s done this weird fanzine/pdf/not quite sure what it is lash up. And …

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Eastman Connection

Uncle Dugs on Rinse FM with a blazing 1991 selection. But even better than that, he gets Kool FM founder Eastman in for an extended interview. (interview commences at about 1:37:00) Some proper history, covering North London reggae soundsystem, early raves, Jungle Fever, and the full story of Kool FM. An amazing bit of …

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Fight Cuts: Save ON THE WIRE

Many of you may have heard of BBC Lancashire’s “On The Wire” show already because you’re in the area and tune in. Others may be avid readers of presenter Steve Barker’s reggae reviews for (the unrelated but similarly named) Wire magazine. Uncarved readers may recall the mix that Paul Meme and I did for the show’s 21st …

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Mego Mini-reviews

I’m skint and haven’t bought any records since July. Luckily my lust for new music is being catered for admirably by my friends. Another despatch from Mego HQ in Vienna has provided many enjoyable evenings. Jim O’Rourke – Old News No. 6 2xLP I used to own a fair few “dark ambient” albums, but I …

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