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UE.35: Jon Delerious

January 6, 2016 |

Jon Delerious is something of an underground sensation. Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Jon has spent the best part of twenty years plying his trade in the deep house arena.

Ever since his first gig back in 1992, Jon … Read More

UE.31: Philou Louzolo presents ‘Afrigalactic’

October 14, 2015 |

While the dance music world descends on Amsterdam for ADE this weekend, the nearby city of Rotterdam will also be buzzing with the arrival of Afrofuturism Now!

A new event run by multimedia arts centre and creative space WORM, Afrofuturism … Read More

UE.23: Kojo Akusa

March 11, 2015 | 4

For our first podcast of 2015, we’re very excited to welcome into the fold one of the rising stars of the South African deep house scene, KOJO AKUSA.

With a slew of releases spanning the last 4 years on respected … Read More

UE.22: Arshaw

November 12, 2014 |

This Monday saw the release of the latest EP from Sheffield-born London-based producer Arshaw, his first for hometown label Itchy Pig Records. Arshaw’s is a sound defined by 2014, all footwork kicks and juke claps fused together by a string … Read More

UE.15: Silent Dust

July 29, 2013 |

Silent Dust are an act we’ve had tabs on ever since they first burst onto the scene with their unique brand of spacey, ambient electronica back in late 2010. Having first made a name for themselves as adept liquid producers … Read More

UE.13: Static Noises

March 25, 2013 |

No. 13 in the UE mix series comes from 19 year old, Kent-based rising star Sam Murphy aka Static Noises. Sam’s slick brand of garage-infused, deep house is turning all the right heads of late and his newest track SuburbRead More

UE.11: Fade

November 27, 2012 |

Having explained his musical journey from past to present and future in his Five Steps, Ukranian badman Fade steps up to deliver the 11th UE guest mix.

UE.11: … Read More

UE.10: Silent Witness

October 31, 2012 |

Following on from his interview a short while back, we’re excited to present the tenth instalment of the UE mix series courtesy of tech maestro Silent Witness – showcasing tracks from Dispatch, Symmetry, and Commercial Suicide, plus forthcoming bits from … Read More

UE.2: Jack Smith

February 10, 2012 |

Volume two in our mix series comes from our main man, Jack Smith, as he delivers an autonomic-infused collection of discordant melodies, sparse percussion and militant futurism.

UE.2: … Read More

UE.1: Tiran

December 29, 2011 |

So here it is, the inaugural issue of the new Urban Essence mix series has arrived!

Volume One explores the deeper ambient sounds of 170bpm music and 2-step. Aimed at joining the dots between lounge and club, this new series … Read More