Gabriel Szatan

Actually really, really nice

Interview: Jay Daniel & FunkinEven

“Different records have different functions. As DJs, I think it’s our job to be able to translate these tools. To create the sort of experience that you don’t get with … Continue reading

November 30, 2013

Track Reviews: 18/11 – 24/11

“It’s the sound of bodies being hurled down stairwells, heads slammed into doorframes, nail guns discharging at close range into sheet metal. The blows push lower, forming a jarring lockstep … Continue reading

November 24, 2013

Review: Willie Burns

“There are no sub-3m amorphous abstractions to be found, nor eviscerating sheets of noise, nor motorik rhythms. The mixtape as a whole is devoid of color, an abandoned lab in … Continue reading

November 21, 2013

Radio: dollop NTS Show #21

Imbued with special powers (the hat), serious technical errors were conquered and fun was had by all. Gladys Knight, Rhye, Gino Soccio, Black Randy, Prins Thomas, Mark E and Outkast … Continue reading

November 21, 2013

Track Reviews: 11/11 – 17/11

“Longstanding spiritual techno head Portable, hailing from the same Cape Town origin point as Esa, uproots that rhythm, hollowing and stretching components out—a high skronk in the left channel, a … Continue reading

November 17, 2013

On Site: Outlook / Dimensions Festival

One huge umbrella to gather up everything from a fortnight’s work out in Croatia. A hefty amount of filmed interviews – screencaps for the as-yet-unpublished material – plus two pieces … Continue reading

November 17, 2013

Review: Giorgio Moroder & Omar Souleyman + SOPHIE

“Kicks dropped on the off-beat, filters were egregiously slathered across the mix and we were able to sing Toca’s Miracle over the music on at least four occasions; at one … Continue reading

November 15, 2013