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Mixes, Music, Radio/Webradio

Guest Mix – Jamie Thomson (Magnetic Radio)

Well, well, well its time for another installment in the most Sporadic Mix Series on the Internet. This time around we are handing over the reigns to a man from the soundest part of the UK (oohh, topical), Scotsman Jamie Thomson. He’s a man long in the game and while may be not as well…

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Culture, Music, Nonsense, Records, Review

Dj Technician & Dj Overdose

It will come as no great surprise to our readers when I say that we here at ISM take the long view when it comes to ol Electronic Dance Music. It is still partly viewed as “new” and there has always been a certain obsession with innovation within its varied sub sections even though we…

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Culture, Gigs, Music, Nonsense

Sherkin Jerkin’

For those of you not too bothered about seeing Tiga for a 4th time in 12 months, or slightly perturbed by how last years Electric Picnic’s headliners were copy and pasted on to this years Forbidden Friut line up and / or generally can’t tell the difference between most festivals on the calendar any more, this June…

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General, Music, Records, Review

Lumigraph – Bulletproof Holiday / Melly – Flying Ducks

The world of sparse, gritty house and techno can certainly feel like a chore at times, such is the seemingly never ending stream of it we are faced with these days. As an aesthetic choice there is fundamentally no problem with it, it only becomes an issue when one lathers tracks in distortion to hide behind the fact…

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General, Music, Nonsense, Records, Review

Body Mechanic – Techno Sexual

It sometimes feels like Discogs is most notable for the constantly inflated prices of many old records, but some genres and oeuvres have so far been fairly immune to this at times most frustrating of cultures. The ghettotech sound of Detroit is one such, most notably the back catalogue of Mr ‘De’s Electrofunk label which…

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Culture, Mixes, Music

Mix – Massive Carl’s M5 Mixtape / Bloc Mixxx

My latest mix is for the Bloc Weekend festival which is taking place this weekend over in Butlins in Minehead in the UK. Apartment and Lunar Disko will be taking over the Pub Venue on the Saturday of the festival from 7pm to Midnight featuring myself, Tr One, Automatic Tasty and John Heckle. At this…

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General, Music, Records

Rob Rowland – Freestate One

A couple of days ago I posted a white label record with no information on it to my Instagram with the tag “The finest techno record ever to come out of Ireland…?”. Speaking subjectively I will stand by that statement when discussing Rob Rowland’s first Freestate record, which surfaced some time around 2000/2001 and then…

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