Gabriel Szatan

Actually really, really nice

Track Reviews: 21/10 – 27/10

“‘Untitled 11’ is an out-and-out belter, six minutes of gleefully unrefined noise that revels in a purist vision of incisive, punishing dancefloor material. Hi-hats resemble clattering dustbin lids fed through … Continue reading

October 27, 2013

Mix: House Party Mix

Cops kept busting this house party in Leeds so my attempts to weave disco magic were continually curtailed. I threw this together when I got home, a collection of tracks … Continue reading

October 26, 2013

Interview: Anthony Naples

“The way people are represented, they sometimes not only embody a genre, but become a genre themselves. Then what do they have to bring to the table, other than a … Continue reading

October 24, 2013

Track Reviews: 14/10 – 20/10

“It draws an unusual line of best fit between slo-mo techno and the kind of abstract R&B instrumentals dotted across Jai Paul’s leaked mini-album. The most obvious signifiers from the … Continue reading

October 20, 2013

Essay / Think Piece: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

“So here we are. The greatest album of Beats Per Minute’s lifetime. Can’t say I’m surprised, and nor should you be. You saw this coming a mile off, right? Right. … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

Blurbs: Top Albums of 2008-13

“For a record that doubts our morals, proclaims our worthlessness and rattles against the futility of basic affection, it seems wholly content with allowing us to at least chant along … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Blurbs: Top EPs of 2008-13

“A grab-bag of the greatest arcade soundtracks that never were, Ford & Lopatin’s pre-namechange debut EP is a singular ode to the brothers Akai, Korg and Roland. Bringing elements that … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · 1 Comment