Ariadne’s Labyrinth – Interview

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Ariadne’s Labyrinth is a producer I came across last year through her Lost and Founded album on Detroit Underground. Inspired by IDM, techno, ambient and jazz you can hear these influences throughout her productions.  A classically trained violinist, it’s an instrument featured throughout her compositions, creating an almost orchestral feel to her sound that’s soaked in melody. Her latest album Twists

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Skirmish presents Monster X – London, May 12

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There’s some good news from Skirmish HQ this week as we are delighted to announce our next London party on May 12. Once again we are back in the cosy confines of  The Shelter basement on Kingsland Road with a ferocious lineup that includes one of our favourite producers, Monster X. Having seen the French producer punish numerous dancefloors with the intricate IDM and breakcore

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Loose Lips Compliation Album #6

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As well as hosting parties throughout the UK and Europe, London collective Loose Lips regularly release compliations and February 1st saw the release of their sixth comp. A collection of downtempo, acid and techno, it’s good to see a nice array of genres on it. Standout tracks for me is Posthuman’s rolling acid number Terminus and the IDM wonkiness of Grimbit

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Loose Lips Winter Rave w/Dave Monolith & Radioactive Man

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Wicked London based collective Loose Lips kick off December in fine style this weekend with their Winter Rave on Friday in Bar 512 in Dalston featuring a very Skirmish friendly line up with our favourites Dave Monolith, Radioactive Man and P-Hocto all on the bill, along with residents Rommek, Medallion Man and Danbe. I couldn’t recommend it anymore and for only £10

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Alice – How To Be A Human Being (Schematic)

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How To Be A Human Being is the very welcome album by Irish I.D.M producer Alice. The young Dundalk poducer has slowly been building up a steady fanbase the past few years, including Plaid who dropped Daddy Says It’s Like A Teddy on LSD on the Warp retrospective on BBC Radio 1. It’s easy to see why he’s gaining more attention, his

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Tam Ferrans – Interview

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 Tam Ferrans is a producer that we’ve been keen on here at the Skirmish blog for a while, having first posted about him last year. As Nonima his productions have always been nothing but quality and along with his other projects Mitoma and Altered Carbon, the Scottish producer has been responsible for releasing some of the best I.D.M. around. There’s always

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The Handless Organist – Interview & Mix

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I’ve featured a number of Irish producers on this blog and all of them have their own sound going on. This is most definitely true for The Handless Organist. While now based in Cork, the Limerick producer has been playing his brand of dream like elecronica for a number of years. I say dream like because that’s the only way

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