Posts By Chal Ravens

DJ Healer: Lost Lovesongs / Lostsongs Vol. 2

On a pair of 30-minute SoundCloud streams, the former Giegling affiliate applies his windswept aesthetic to boom-bap, ambient, and jungle, to emotive—some would say maudlin—effect.

Vessel: Queen of Golden Dogs

Leaving behind the beats of his previous work, the Bristol producer takes up chamber instruments, choral arrangements, and digital mayhem on a dizzying album about the nature of the self.

Lorenzo BITW: Love Junction

The past decade of British club music looms large on Lorenzo Calpini’s breezy debut album, which enlists a global cast of guest vocalists to broaden the Rome-based producer’s sound.

Proc Fiskal: Insula

Still a child during grime’s original heyday, the Edinburgh producer approaches the genre with a collagist’s appreciation for layering, juxtaposition, and hyper-referentiality.

oOoOO & Islamiq Grrrls: Faminine Mystique

The witch-house pioneer and a Berlin-based producer join forces on a purposefully “difficult-to-digest” album whose sprawling array of references and styles mimics life online.

oOoOO & Islamiq Grrrls: Faminine Mystique

The witch-house pioneer and a Berlin-based producer join forces on a purposefully “difficult-to-digest” album whose sprawling array of references and styles mimics life online.

DJ Bone: A Piece of Beyond

The veteran DJ confirms his status as a treasured keeper of Detroit techno’s flame on an album balancing resolute functionality with a subtly psychedelic, expressive dimension.

Sarah Davachi: Let Night Come on Bells End the Day

Using Mellotron and electric organ, the Canadian minimalist teases echoes of Baroque music and post-rock while honing in on the idea of the drone as a phenomenological, time-bending experience.