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hynotise_coverThis 12″ came out in ’97 on the UK Drum & Bass label Certificate 18. It features two remixes of tracks by Lexis. One by Klute and the other by Autechre. Both remixes are excellent but I think the Autechre one is really brilliant. A very strange take on Drum & Bass. Like the title of the song it really is hypnotic. The skittering drums shuffling around the central, slowly evolving organ melody. Autechre (Rob Brown and Sean Booth) have been releasing albums together since ’93. Last year they released their ninth, the brilliant Quaristice. Each new release pushes the envelope of experimental electronica a little further.

Hynotise – Autechre remix


australia-wildfires-001As temperatures sored in Southern Australia bushfires raged across the land. Whole towns were razed to the ground and over 170 people dead. Sad to think some of these fires were deliberately lit…

largeTelepathe (pronounced Telepathy) are a duo (Busy Gangnes and Melissa Livaudais)¬†from Brooklyn, New York. Following two EP’s on the Social Registry label they have just released their debut album called Dance Mother. Produced by ‘man of the moment’ Dave Sitek (from TV On The Radio) It features a more electronic sound that mixes retro synths and drum machines with a real New York post-punk meets pop feel. It’s a Pop album, yes, but has a real depth to it and rewards repeated listening. Something for the club as well as the lounge room…

Telepathe – The Devil’s Trident