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Electro Techno Essentials – April 2020

Jeran Portis presents a selection of the finest forthcoming and recent electro, techno and acid tracks to find their way to us through the Flatland Frequencies inbox. Expect experimental but floor-friendly electro from Second Storey, deep and driving techno from the Anti Patriot and an amazingly epic builder of a track by Architectural.

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Working From Home – Corona Virus Pandemic Lockdown Selection

In these strange times of covid19 pandemic-related isolation and measures of enforced lockdown, we need sounds to keep us sane and self-motivated. Here is a Spotify playlist to help you get through a day working at home.

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Ambient Audio Premiere

PREMIERE: Polypores – Lune

Release: 18th March 2020

Polypores gives us an exclusive full track premiere from their upcoming ‘Piano Dismantled’ album.

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Audio Interview Live

This is: Loula Yorke

This is Loula Yorke. The Suffolk-based sound artist gives us an insight into her influences and current practice. From raves to workshops, via leftist techno performed on synths built into tree trunks.

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Audio Premiere

PREMIERE: Kutmah – New Appliance

All City give us an exclusive full track preview of ‘New Appliance’, the title track from their upcoming 10″ release by Kutmah.

“A diverse fusion of his classic beat styles and a signpost to a new departure using all his wave, noise & punk influences.”

You can read our review of the record here

New Appliance will be available as a limited 10″ vinyl and digital via All City Records on March 2nd 2020.

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Techno and House Essentials – February 2020

Another Jeran Portis blend of the finest new releases, this time concentrating more on the house and techno end of things, with some deep electro thrown in at the end.

Highlights include a remix of Girls of the Internet by Mark Broom, abstract minimal experiments by Makaton and some atmospheric electro by Annie Hall.

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PREMIERE: Arsonist Recorder – React

Specimen Records give us an exclusive full track preview from their upcoming SPECTRO-017 EP.

Hailing from Belgium, Arsonist Recorder – who has previously released on his own ZaarteKracht imprint – takes the label strongly into electro territory, after a series of more four to the floor type releases.

If you like what you hear, you can pre-order the vinyl on Bandcamp.

Spectro-017 releases on February 28th on Specimen Records.

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Electro Essentials – February 2020

This month’s hottest electro new releases expertly curated and blended by our own electro and techno aficionado Jeran Portis. Highlights include selections from the hardest working man in the electro business right now, Assembler Code and Paris The Black Fu appearing in collaborations with The Exaltics, and Luxus Varta as Techmarine Bottom Feeders.

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Audio Interview Live

This is: Michael Page

Meet Michael Page, Norwich-based designer of electro-mechanical sequencers, educator of humans and general maker of noise.  We caught up to talk about fitness routines, tablehooters and curdled acid smoke stacks. Also, Michael has kindly provided us with an exclusive recording of a recent live performance.

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Ambient Essentials Winter 19/20

Spoilt for choice right now, with so many artists and labels putting out a broad range of ambient music; from deep and expansive drones, to garbled and hissing tape loops.. Spaced-out synth jams, to deft vocal layering.

This selection represents a slice of either recently released, or upcoming records (and some unreleased bits discovered around the net) which aims to give a taste of this diverse genre.

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