Gabriel Szatan

Actually really, really nice

Track Reviews: 17/02 – 23/02

“On his forthcoming release Debut, exuberant material spills forth, but “Turtle Lounge” plays things a little differently, setting unusual SFX against the familiar toybox melodies and crystalline synths as the … Continue reading

February 23, 2014

Feature: Boiler Room x V&A

I put together a piece reflecting on our Boiler Room experimental/art showcase at the V&A Museum. Recordings from PAN artists are included in the feature + words from lead hosts … Continue reading

February 21, 2014

Track Reviews: 10/02 – 16/02

“”Nº 17 Governing” could easily be mistaken for a 2014 update of the chiming messthetics conjured up by acts like Cabaret Voltaire—or, a less antagonistic Factory Floor demo reel, full … Continue reading

February 14, 2014

Review: Shackleton

“Once it finally locks into a convulsing, serpentine rhythm, Shackleton begins layering stranger noises still: Transylvanian hammer horror riffage, clattering hooks, no-wave synth stabs. For someone who has admitted to … Continue reading

February 12, 2014

Track Reviews: 27/01 – 02/02

“The track hurtles down a lane closer to late 1990s electro-techno hybrids that managed to balance hyper-sheen and rawness in tandem. The occasional suspensionless power drift breaks up the raw … Continue reading

February 2, 2014

Review: Despacio

“A heavily-pitched down Flat Beat sent up cries of joy, and from there they didn’t let up, diving headfirst into a crash-course of disco classics – Is It All Over … Continue reading

January 27, 2014

Track Reviews: 20/01 – 26/01

“Rabble-rousing Glaswegian label LuckyMe have hardly lacked in beastly “Oh shit!” moments in recent years—but “All Night Graves”, from fellow countryman Steven Shade’s Concreté Misery, is a markedly different sort … Continue reading

January 26, 2014