Author Archives: nextupthrowback

Reform Radio: Nextup Throwback

Reform Radio invited us into their station at Old Granada Studios to do a takeover show on the last Tuesday of May. Our editor, Kim and one of the writers, Calum Carey went along to chat and play some tracks. The 3-5pm slot is full of tunes which are great to put on in the […]

Bok Bok talks: the art of sampling

Ahead of his appearance at Love Saves The Day, Bok Bok, AKA Alex Sushon, enlightens us to his views on sampling. First and foremost, he emphasises the importance of respecting the original track: “When you sample, you’re borrowing from a piece of music that already has a soul. Sometimes if you play a synth yourself, […]

Ruffy talks: the DJ Harvey effect

“Recently I discovered a fantastic album – ‘Rain Forest Music’ by J.D. Emmanuel. It’s an old New Age album from 1981, it’s exactly what you might think it is from the title – lots of animal noises and some plinky plonky synths that aren’t too offensive. Lovely stuff. Recently this kind of New Age music […]

Manchester rising: TMG

Hailing from London, TMG is currently based in Manchester and recently played in London at the long-standing techno party, Jaded at Corsica Studios. He travels around the UK DJing and is shortly due to begin a residency at a new night in Bristol called Zinovieff. “I got into DJing with a friend who lives near […]

Manchester rising: Bower & Coey

From the darkest corner of the gloomy peak district come Manchester students Jim Coey and Jamie Bower. They began cutting their teeth mixing EDM in their mate’s shed, before moving to Manchester to study, where they became entrenched in the #deephouse and #waveygarms culture of Fallowfield. This phase was a mere stepping stone and their […]

Throwback event: Paranoid London, Blawan

Hopefully, live acts will become more of a norm in electronic music, which has of late been somewhat lacking in originality. Paranoid London has shown us the vibe that live electronic acts can achieve.

Ruffy talks: Sesame Street

Okay, so this month‘s column is rather┬álate. Seven weeks ago we welcomed our beautiful boy into the world and he’s been pretty much at the middle of everything since then and this article is no exception. There’s been plenty of music playing in the nursery; I’m doing my best to get the good stuff into […]