2014 was a year of lite pop — think tin cans, diamond rings, and police controversy — and I don’t mean that in the diminished or lacking in substance or seriousness sense of the term, I mean it in terms of the beer sense of the term. We had fun gathering up some of our favorite tracks from this year […]

25 Jul
Canada & UK unite for debut on Warp/LuckyMe Records

TNGHT, comprised of Canadian producer Lunice and UK producer Hudson Mohawke, released their debut self-titled EP yesterday via Warp/LuckyMe Records, and boy is it something. The last time I remember being this engaged listening to a song for the first time was Sleigh Bells “Tell Em”, a complete drum & bass arsenal on your ear, […]

12 Mar
Glasgow's heralded JD Twitch brings out the REAL trance

One half of the epic Optimo duo, JD Twitch, releases another brain nugget for the music heads worldwide. His White Light 54 mixtape takes inspiration from a most reviled genre, but instead of the cliched swells and hackneyed breakdowns Twitch takes aim at what he considers true “trance” music: ““I don’t drive but I spend […]

21 Jun
Glasgow's lone distillery updates with new Triple Distilled scotch

Glasgow’s only distillery Auchentoshan has recently introduced Valinch, their newest edition of single malt whisky. A cask strength edition of their classic scotch (rated at a highly potent 115-proof), Auchentoshan’s Valinch is named after the pipette used to draw whisky straight from the cask. The Lowland distillery’s spirit is triple distilled — Auchentoshan being the […]