I’ve been writing for Seance on and off for a couple of years now and its a special pleasure to be able to do a piece on head man (and still one third of The Clairvoyants) Spectralband. I’ve been able to see first hand how much time and thought this man puts into music, and since he started his own radio station and label (Seance), he has pursued an agenda of strictly underground artists and music, using his talents and deep knowledge to help the artists get the recognition they deserve.
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Alex Morgan is a techno DJ & producer from Manchester with an increasing back catalogue of releases on labels such as Sleaze and Unknown Territory. He is also the co-founder of the popular Manchester techno night Rhythm Theory, who burst onto the scene a couple of years ago and who have since welcomed such respected acts as Slam, Inigo Kennedy, Norman Nodge, Roberto, Milton Bradley and Mike Denhert to town. Born and bred in Manchester, he is now firmly established on the local circuit, and has a new EP coming out on Lex Gorrie’s Unknown Territory imprint
” I consider them different contexts that affect one’s mood positively or negatively depending in which phase you are in your life. Luckily for me, they were and are the right context for what I was/am doing at certain points in my timeline.”
After These Hidden Hands re-surfaced earlier this year with the collaborative single ‘These Moments Dismantled’ featuring Lucrecia Dalt, Tommy Four Seven and Alain Paul a.k.a. Shards are set to release ‘Vicarious Memories’, their second full length LP, on August 8th 2016.
Simon Heartfield has a musical lineage stretching back to the late 80’s as founder member of electro noise terrorists Twelve 88 Cartel (Bite Back!) and later bass player with John Peel Session faves the Psylons (Thunderbird). From 1996 he was DJ’ing regularly at techno clubs like Geushky, Vurt and Defcon 1 as well performing live […]
Following the well received debut release in 2015, the Forte Techno imprint returns to the fray with a second four tracker. It’s a huge pleasure to see small labels like this, run by people in it purely for the music, putting out consistently high quality discs. This one is distinctive in the range of ground […]
Who better to kick start the Seance digital-only series than Kryss Hypnowave?! After the successful Seance debut release ‘Endosphora EP’ Kryss Hypnowave returns with four original tracks which create the amazing Insecto EP!
The third entry in Lucy’s trio of adventurous full-lengths is visually introduced by artwork of a pearl-bearing shell, designed by Stroboscopic Artefacts’ resident visual artist (and Lucy’s brother) Ignazio Mortellaro. This drops a subtle hint as to the nature of its contents: just as a pearl slowly forms within its enclosing body in response to organic challenges, Lucy’s work is also a kind of crystallization of memory and experience into an artefact of great value.
You may remember we introduced you to the Diffuse Reality label around the summer of last year by reviewing their debut release Introduction_
Since then the label has grown adding more releases to their discography and launching their own radio show / podcast on Seance Radio in 2015.
Not resting on their laurels the team are set continue with great musical output at the start of 2016 and next up sees the limited edition CD release of the works of North Japan based artist Imugem Orihasam titled – Assemble Unreality