For the ninth outing on Nick Höppner's label, Touch From A Distance, the returning Aussie-based brothers Peter and James Isaacs, aka Donald's House, demand your attention with two driven originals and a remix from man-of-the-moment, Alex Kassian.
EXCLUSIVE Baldo ‘Drive’ [E-Beamz]
Baldo finds his way from the city of Barcelona to British imprint E-Beamz presenting his Deep-, UKG- and Tech-infused House-sound in the context of sophisticated music connoisseurs.
REVIEW Paramida ‘Moonrise VII’ [Love On The Rocks]
Following on from her 2021 release, Dream Ritual, Paramida returns to her Love On The Rocks imprint with a further moon calendar influenced 12" in the shape of Moonrise VII.
REVIEW Man/ipulate ‘Energy (Alex Kassian’s Ode To Sunshine Mix)’ [Certain Music]
Spain's Certain Music label delivers a new EP, courtesy of the Eternity EP from Frenchman Man/ipulate, who has recently released on labels such as Shinsei or OPIA.
TOP100 of 2021
The year 2021 held a lot of surprises in store, not always positive ones, for everyone and a lot of those had an impact on the electronic music scene and the people, the artists involved.
DJ CHARTS Holly Lester [Duality Trax]
She has the magic touch for meaningful music, not only when it comes to her own label Duality Trax, which was launched in 2020, but also when putting those records on the 1210s.
EXCLUSIVE All Is Well & Martin Iveson ‘Cosmos (Telephones Subspace Remix)’ [Internasjonal]
For Internasjonal's latest release two scene mainstays teamed up – namely UK-legend Martin Iveson, also known under his Atjazz moniker, and Canadian House pioneer Fred Everything under his All Is Well alias.
Known for her vibrant sets and ingenious music selection, one finds Paramida rather out of her element, but though she isn’t crate digging or ravishing sonic technicolor all over black-clad Berlin clubbers, the Love On The Rocks label head, Rinse FM radio show host and Panorama Bar resident seems to be doing just fine.
ART:CAST #101 & INTERVIEW Matisa
Fashion-icon? Music-nerd? Both! Matisa has always combined her passion for fashion with that of music leading into releases on Optimo and Biologic.
TOP50 of 2020
As 2020 comes to an end the Torture the Artist team sat down together to compile the end of the year chart that represents, of course, a personal preferences and what the site and its members musically stand for.