On her first film score, the electronic composer delivers a soundtrack that is as stimulating and disorienting as the movie itself.
The music is 180 BPM. The style calls itself "crazy." Even as other club music styles accelerate, will this overtake them all? Chal Ravens profiles a label on the front lines of UK club music. A killer gqom retrospective that highlights the uncompromising sound's appeal and commercial potential. Colourful house that feels destined to conquer big rooms. Chain Reaction meets mid-20th-century minimalism with spectacular results. Chal Ravens reflects on how electronic music festivals evolved over the last decade. If you're a filmmaker short of some moody, club-adjacent music, this LP should fit the bill. The Moroccan-born, New York-based artist's LP is a satisfyingly trippy club record with nods to her Arab roots. A lovely back-to-mine album from a blossoming South London jazz scene. Hear how the sounds of Durban, Taipei and Beirut are intensifying UK club music on this excellent compilation. The concept? It's complicated. But the music—an upfront mix of noise, ambient and technoid forms—is hugely enjoyable. Six years after 100% Galcher, the US artist's drowsy club fantasies still draw you in. The Lisbon artist's shadow self directs a seductive take on batida. The essential Jeff Mills starter kit. The Japanese house master and Soichi Terada collaborator gets an overdue retrospective. Eclectic house and techno from an essential Lisbon artist. By threading Afro-Peruvian music traditions through their latest album, Dengue Dengue Dengue lose as much as they gain. The Norwegian's piercing intelligence combines with inviting synth-led production on this exceptional album. Who impressed at Russia's best electronic music festival? Chal Ravens finds out.