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Bunker Buzz Chart – October

The inaugural monthly Bunker Buzz Chart compiled by 1BTN selectors. Here are 20 crucial tunes that are buzzing on 1BTN as we enter the month of October. Y-Bayani & His Band Of Enlightenment, Reason And Love Asembi Ara Amba (Henrik Schwarz remix) (Sunday Music Records) I suggest copy and pasting … read more

130701 – Label Focus

Ian Lawton spoke to Dave Howell of ground breaking FatCat subsidiary 130701. He filled us in about the history of the label, its ups and downs, its second wind, forthcoming releases and whether we should call it post-classical.. How long have you been with FatCat and how did you get … read more

5 Killer Anadolu Psych Cuts

In the mid-1960s, a new generation of young Turkish musicians combined Western pop music with traditional Anatolian folk to forge the home-grown phenomenon of Anadolu Pop. My book, The Turkish Psychedelic Music Explosion: Anadolu Psych (1965-1980), explores how, through the second half of that turbulent decade and on into the … read more

Who Is Disco Patrick?

Who is Disco Patrick? A music lover and a record collector and also a vinyl-only DJ who started collecting records in 1978. Where are you based and why there? I live in the south of the Netherlands (Limburg). I was born there and still live there. When did you fall … read more

Neil Innes Chats With 1BTN

Few artists possess such a varied and impressive CV as Neil Innes. From The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, The Rutles, Monty Python and The Innes Book of Records, to his own solo recordings including ‘How Sweet To Be An Idiot’, plus his work for children’s TV, Neil Innes has influenced … read more

Mildlife After Party

Ok, we have just 20 tickets left for the Mildlife gig, so be quick! https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1127548 If you missed out, or didn’t fancy the live session you can still come and soak up the party atmosphere with us. The official after party kicks off at 11pm and then over two floors … read more

Invisible Inc’s Lost Transmissions LP Review

Various Artists – Lost Transmissions From The Off-World Territories Invisible Inc. have just released this astonishingly diverse palette of styles courtesy of renowned ambient innovator Laraaji, multi-Grammy Award-winning producer and ground-breaking synthesist and sound engineer Malcolm Cecil (in his Tonto’s Expanding Head Band guise), Italian ‘Cosmic Disco’ pioneer and DJ … read more

Uniting Of Opposites

Within the world of music promotions – and the deluge of files that get sent through the myriad of fibre-optic cables – a beautiful slice of new cosmic-space-jazz entitled Ancient Lights has landed in my portal from Tru Thoughts records. I wanted to find out more about the band calling … read more