What a year. Here are our favourite albums.
Berlin jazz/experimental quartet TAUMEL introduce themselves with a half hour journey into the void.
Manchester post-hardcore five-piece Pleiades drop enigmatic tribute to family relationships with new single ‘Pale Soul 94’
Nigerian, Netherlands-born, London-based polymath Loshh unleashes heady latin-tinged psychedelia via independent label TENNNN Records.
Cologne based DJ and producer Malugi returns with blistering 6-track Energized Edits EP, which includes reworks of Akon, Mariah Carey, Rihanna and Sean Paul.
Berlin imprint International Chrome welcomes Luz1e to their roster with her first full release on the label, Cybernetic Movements.
Computer bleeps meet tropical rhythms in downtempo NYC chug.
Bristol-based duo Jadu Heart release their dark and beautiful sophomore album via VLF Records.
‘Broken Horse’ is a light, breezy trip with numerous musical layers and Eastern instruments, creating a warm yet pensive atmosphere throughout. Melody Fields take pride in blending their influences, from sunny Californian pop music, to the mysticism of the Far East, to the Nordic melancholic moods of their own heritage, into a fresh yet familiar melting pot.
Ukrainian imprint Thousand Kisses Place delivers warm ambience and intricate rhythms with debut release from newcomer Vroda.