Long time friends and allies of JD Twitch, Milan’s Barking Dogs run the fantastic Serendeepity record shop in the basement of which lies their analogue sonic laboratory where they create live mutant funk masterpieces.
Check out their OT release on the Optimo Music Soundcloud.
Optimo Trax release LUMA’s “Amesville” in mid November.
LUMA is a project by Dave Clark from Glasgow. Dave had his first release as a member of State Of Flux in 1993 on T&B vinyl, the label Twitch ran with his DJ partner of that era, Brainstorm. Twitch and Dave have continued to work together in various ways ever since. He has released records as Truffle Club, and as Big Ned on Optimo Music as well as working with Twitch from 2005 – 2010 remixing a plethora of artists under the Optimo (Espacio) moniker before fatherhood necessitated him focusing on changing nappies rather than programming synths. Dave has also recorded under various aliases for R&S, Numbers, Stuffrecords, Dissident and Wireblock.
Check it out now on our Soundcloud page.
Ahead of new release ‘Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night‘, Golden Teacher share some of their eclectic influences with XXJFG. Read the full piece here.
Peter Gordon shares some of his thoughts and musical background as well as discussing the new Factory Floor collaboration on Test Pressing
Peter Gordon and Nik Colk Void have been showing their mutual admiration for each other over at The Ransom Note
What started as an email between Nik Colk Void and Peter Gordon has now blossomed into a full release.
Check it out now at our Soundcloud page
Barnt’s stunning remix of Dan Avery and the Deadstock 33s is now live on Dan Avery’s Soundcloud page.
Our next release by Glasgow’s ‘Golden Teacher’ gets a glowing review on XXJFG:
“Each time Dante and Pilgrim ended, the withdrawal had us smacking the play button again and again like lab rats”
Read more here.
Our next release comes from Arthur Russell’s old cohort Peter Zummo and is a stunning rerelease of his materpiece ‘Zummo With An X’