Christian Tiger School are an electronic duo from Cape Town. It has been amazing to watch how they have progressed over the last few years, and their forthcoming release, Chrome Tapes, via Tommy Boy Entertainment, promises to be a really exhilarating and fresh listen. Their first single, ‘Chorisolo,’ is a shape-shifting punch of electronic dynamism that comes paired with a really outstanding dog-championing video.
I moved into a new place a few months ago so inevitably I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about how to make it a little more comfortable and home-y, and I was thinking about how cool it would be if someone made sort of floating, ribbon like sculptures of certain roads, tracks that would show the undulating nature of that area’s elevation changes. While it doesn’t look like that exists (yet) I did find these nice laser cut wood representations of classic circuits made by Linear Edge that you can hang on your wall.
They offer a selection of pretty much any circuit you can think of, from the American power tracks such as Road America & Laguna Seca to the windy Isle of Man TT course or the Nurburgring in its various layouts. They even have my alma mater, Limerock Park.
I like understated stuff like this- kind of looks like an inoffensive abstract shape to the layman, but to people who know about motorsport, these simple shapes can evoke a powerful image; an inanimate decorative object that holds movement and excitement within an obscured context.
Great shots of this beautiful 1970 Moog prototype. I love the pragmatic minimalism of these early designs. I think Moog Music are doing some great things right now — particularyly with the new Sub 37 Tribute — good to see them shifting their design more back in this direction.
Bob Moog built this drum machine machine for TV Theme / Jingle composer Eric Siday. Moog’s Analog Drum Machine consisted of prototype modules for drum and percussion synthesis.
We’ll never stop posting new Lone, its always an inviting listen, you may recognize it from a Rustie mix from 2012.
Titled “Homage (Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.)” this single from Lamin Fofana had me in a trance this morning.
Terekke is true to the deep end of techno/house, he has a few 12″ out, hoping 2014 will be his breakout year.
I’ve been on a Nils Frahm kick over break, just pressing play and letting his whole LP after LP play through, really rewarding listening sessions.
The 1970’s and 80’s were an exciting time for F1, largely because constructors had less of a grasp on aerodynamic behaviour. As consequence, there were some fairly unique and extreme design discrepencies between competitors during that period, Brabham being one team who’s radical attempts may have achieved mixed results, but they always certainly looked fast. They were collectively memorable due to their distinctive liveries, my preference leaning towards the Alfa/Parmalat era.
Just a handful of old dirtbike ads I came across. I’ve been toying with the idea of getting an old two-smoker, and pictures like these aren’t making it easy to say no…
Monday is the best day for this kind of music, proper New Age updated, I hope to hear more from Nicolas Makelberge, composition wise he’s fusing together some real beauties.
A real gentle one from Doldrums, loving the second half, I was expecting something more harsh or poppy after his huge touring stretch in 2013.
I posted this song before by Dark Sky but it was only a clip, needed to share and revisit the full version, this sort of defines the best of the deep tech-house genre for me.
Prins Thomas remixing Komon & Appleblim, stellar as always, opens up really nicely.