2012 was a year of fusion. Genre lines were blended more than ever as the UK influence pervaded house and techno scenes. Early ’90s garage made a comeback, lo-fi became sound du jour, and bass music further challenged the notion of a traditional DJ set. Check out LessThan3’s fifteen best garage, techno, and UK-inspired sounds of 2012.
Jon Convex - Fade (Original Mix) [Convex Industries]
Burial & Four Tet - Nova (Original Mix) [Text]
Four Tet - 128 Harps (Original Mix) [Text]
Sawlin - Datamen Working (Original Mix) [Cocoon]
Bicep - $tripper (Original Mix) [Love Fever]
Citizen - You Give Me That Something (Original Mix) [Love Fever]
Jacques Greene - Dakou (Original Mix) [3024]
Disclosure feat Sam Smith - Latch (Original Mix) [PMR]
Burial - Loner (Original Mix) [Hyperdub]
Koreless - Lost In Tokyo (Jacques Greene Remix) [Vase]
Disclosure - Flow (Original Mix) [Make Mine]
Burial - Kindred (Original Mix) [Hyperdub]
Blawan - Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage? (Original Mix) [Hinge Finger]
Bicep - Vision Of Love (Original Mix) [Feel My Bicep]
Joy Orbison - Ellipsis (Original Mix) [Hinge Finger]
Every cloud has a silver lining. The cloud in this case is the breakup of one of the most unique drum’n’bass duos of the last decade, as Instra:mental finally announce what many with their ears to the ground had already surmised by their conspicuous absence over the last year. The silver lining? Not only are both Al Green and Damon [...]
Jon Convex - Fade (Original Mix) [Convex Industries]
Jon Convex - New Model (Original Mix) [Convex Industries]
Jon Convex - Shadows (Original Mix) [Convex Industries]
After solo outings on Nonplus, , and 3024 last year, expectations are understandably pretty high for any new Jon Convex material, especially when you factor in the monumental Instra:mental LP with partner in crime Boddika. It’s fortunate then that Jon kicks off his new Convex Industries imprint with Bump & Grind and Closer, a pair of [...]
Jon Convex - Bump & Grind (Original Mix) [Convex Industries]
Jon Convex - Closer (Original Mix) [Convex Industries]
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