Tag Archives: electronica

Prod – The Artworks Formerly Known As Prints (Kruger music review)

Music review written in July 2008 for Kruger magazine. Artist: Prod Album: The Artworks Formerly Known As Prints Label: Pollinate Records New artist, new album, new label. Prod could potentially be lumped in with multi-talented producer-soul singer peeps like Jamie Lidell, Mocky, maybe Hot Chip at times… Prod is a street geek who’s mastered skittery […]

Bass Clef – A Smile Is A Curve That Straightens Most Things (Kruger music review)

Short music review of Bass Clef’s first album, originally written in November 2006 and published in Kruger magazine. Artist: Bass Clef Title: A Smile Is A Curve That Straightens Most Things Label: Blank Tapes Calling all dubheads, young and old. Rest assured, this album complies with the Trade Descriptions Act. Yes, there’s plenty of low-end […]

Underpass makes tunes

Underpass is a Cardiff-based musician and DJ. Above is a video for a new tune from his new album. It reminds me of home. He and I have a long history as colleagues and friends, including running a club night called Machine Meadow. It was 2004 and we wanted to DJ and book people we […]

Delia Derbyshire on Ada Lovelace Day

It’s Ada Lovelace Day today and the brief was very open – just write a blog post about a woman in technology who you revere. So here’s mine. The above video shows Delia Derbyshire demonstrating reel-to-reel music recording and production. Derbyshire was known for her creative sound engineering work at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop (which […]