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Cos/Mes ‘Heavenly Trax’ (Jonny Nash)(ESP Institute)

I love the fact that at 38 years old I still get as obsessive as a teenager about new labels and new producers. Recently, I got excited about Whateverwewant(which is pretty patchy to be honest), Italians Do It Better(still absolutely killing it) and now I’m frothing about New York’s ESP Institute. These guys are without […]

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Bottin Interview

2009 was a stellar year for Mr Bottin. His ‘No Static’ single on Italians Do It Better is, to my mind, one of this year’s most potentially enduring records; a slab of post punk discoid deepness that’ll still sound emotional and heavy in ten years time. I caught Bottin in transit at St Pancras station […]

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Desire ‘Don’t Call’ (Italians Do It Better)

Italians Do It Better are, for my money, one of the greatest independent record labels in the world, bar none. Their roster of artists is like a who’s who of the contemporary east coast underground: Glass Candy, Chromatics, Mirage, Nite Jewel, Bottin (the only Italy-based Italian)… I could go on. But I think their reach […]

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