Angus Finlayson finds out how place, identity, connection and solitude feed into Ahmed El Ghazoly's unique club music.
Brand partnerships and performance royalties come under the microscope in part two of Angus Finlayson's exploration of artists' income streams. Angus Finlayson speaks to Avalon Emerson, Mat Dryhurst, Marta Salogni and others about the impact of streaming services on artists. Four charming remixes of a dusty dance floor maestro. A master of minimalism doing what he does best. The always-excellent Luke Slater turns to house. Jai Paul's label delivers two tracks from upcoming British artists. rkss draws from an EDM sample pack for her debut LP on Lee Gamble's label. Playful house from the Workshop camp.
DJ-friendly gqom with a focus on percussion. House and techno tunes hinged on killer rhythms. A newcomer debuts with an EP of enchanting house rhythms. Fascinating experimental music that presents a range of moods and sounds. Unconventional minimal grooves from a techno intellectual. Strange bursts of algorithmic electronics from the artist formerly known as Egyptrixx. Delicate electro from another newcomer on Midland's label. Excellent house, techno and ambient from a promising UK collective. Slamming house that moves between gabber and French touch.