May 2012

Subaltern Soundbites

Photek, Orbital and Lone feature in this sentimental edition of compact reviews known as Subaltern Soundbites - by Justin.

By | Justin

Artist Feature: Ultrademon

King of underground movement seapunk, Ultrademon aka Albert Redwine guests MNS Podcast 009 a deep, balearic and tech house roll featuring his own productions soon to be about on the Midnight Shift label.

By | Editor

The JUICE Playlist: May

And the votes are in. May's standouts are: Guido, Pastel Lite, Mosca, Lemonade and Dave Aju as handpicked by JUICE campmate, Hidzir Junaini in this month's playlist.


Review: The Expert - Neckbreakers Beat Tape

Featuring a nifty compilation of funk-soul Blaxploitation instrumentals, The Expert's 'Neckbreakers Beat Tape' reigns in its significance of boom bap as well as digital dexterity that manages to retain that glorious resonance of acetate.

By | Bobby


Indran Paramasivam soundtracks Serangoon Gardens in this edition of Soundscaping. Part cowboy town, part anglophile townhouse with a hip-hop underbelly, the neighbourhood of well-mixed, harmonised class living is now personified in sound.


Artist Interview: studioKALEIDO

Operators of 'Grapheme', an indie zine, 'Ceriph' a lit journal, plus a host of artistic exhibitions about town, studioKALEIDO is made up of Winnie Goh and Amanda Lee, our label artists present at this weekend's Now is Found.

By | Editor

Artist Interview: Razil Razil Razil

With influences from ska, R&B, acid jazz, funk, rock, swing and electro to name a few, our unnamed vocalist will accompany Masterpiece in a hotly tipped debut live set on 18 May. Read on to find out what makes this enigmatic and distinctive frontman a hot favourite.

By | Editor

Artist Interview: Masterpiece

Authenticity and sincerity characterise one-man band, MC, DJ and local phenomenon Masterpiece, who also organises all things funk and soul at his monthly 'Turn Up The Heat'. This Friday, we invite him for a special four on the floor-tinged appearance with a mysterious vox at the upcoming Midnight Shift. Read on for a hint of what to expect.

By | Editor

Artist Interview: Eddie Niguel

Midnight Shift x Zouk 03 on Fri 18 May will unveil Eddie Niguel, a Midnight Shift label artist who has been steadily climbing the ranks with chart-topping tracks on labels such as Get Physical, Nohashi Recordings and lately, Dig Deeper. Here we interview the DJ/Producer about making music from the heart.

By | Editor

Review: Handbook - Layerism

Introducing Bobby, the moniker of our latest reviewer to the blog featuring adventures from the left field of electronic music. First up is a little known artist called Handbook and his self-released 'Layerism' available on Bandcamp.

By | Bobby

Review: Sand Circles - Motor City

Formerly available only on limited run cassette, all-instrumental 'Motor City' by Sand Circles on the Not Not Fun label gets a 2012 digital release.

By | SSS

Review: TJ Kong & Modular K - Dream Cargoes

TJ Kong and Modular K debut as a duo on 'Dream Cargoes', released by Poker Flat. It is a teaser of an album with hints of a bigger sleeping giant.

By | SSS

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