Posts Tagged ‘bullion’

May 30, 2018

If you haven’t been jamming to Westerman’s latest single for much of the month already, it’s high time you strut your stuff to groovalicious Edison, a slick warbling, funk slinking indietronica and pop song that gives voice to the frail inner monologue of the narcissist. As Westerman says “It’s about ambition, petulance and ill preparation. I imagined myself inside the head of the megalomaniac. I played around with all the unmet need and fear you would find there.“ The Londoner certainly crafts some of the most fascinating music of the moment. On warm glowing Edison, Westerman continues to collaborate with electronic producer Bullion to sculpt his sophisticated experimental sound. Edison even features some moments that remind me of early 80s classics by the likes of Talking Heads, but then Westerman quickly switches up the vibe of the song again with his lush blend of instrumentals. A Westerman album is slated for 2019, which seems like a very long time for us Westerman fans to wait, but we promise we’ll be patient. Edison is out on Apple Music, here.

December 4, 2015

Bullion’s Loop The Loop is a trippy listen. There’s no denying that. It boasts infinite layers of electronic elements that bleep and bloop, pop and flare, pushing the very boundaries of unconventional, experimental electronic pop music. Loop The Loop features vocals and keys by much respected SBTRKT collaborator and solo artist Sampha, whose velveteen voice is the perfect pairing on the synthy pop tune. The London based producer’s soundscape wobbles and warbles with a wonkiness much reminiscent of Metronomy, but this is a far more heady Metronomy, as if on a hefty dose of psychedelics, with a sprinkling of Devo snappiness. Loop The Loop is the title track from Bullion’s debut album, out February 26th on DEEK.

February 1, 2012

Young Turks took over the radio in Australia for an epic set including a live performance from Chairlift and a mix by Romy XX. Also previewed was a brand new Jamie XX track titled Touch Me. The track has a very balearic sound (think instruments used by bands like Vadoinmessico and Crystal Fighters). It also reminds me of some of Caribou’s work, which isn’t surprising since the two amazing producers have been dancing circles around each other with co-mixing at the Boiler Room and other such things. Touch Me is breezy and relaxing. It makes me want to go to some exotic beach party and sip on some Mai Tais in shades. Check out the new song above, and the full mix below.


Mark From Middlesex Intro…

Jack Penate – Didn’t I
Zomby – Natalia’s Song
Sampha – Indecision
Julia Holter – Goddess Eyes
Bullion – What Does She Know
Arthur Russell – Tone Bone Kone
Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Thankfully
Not Living In Yorkshire It Doesn’t Apply
Francis And The Lights – It’ll Be Better
Chairlift – Met Before (Illum Sphere Remix)

(Rich Harrison Production)
Toni Braxton – Take This Ring

Chairlift Live Session
Ghost Tonight

Wake Up Call – Jack Penate
Jack Penate – No One Lied
Jamie xx – Touch Me (Instrumental)

Romy xx Little Mix!
Everything But The Girl – On My Mind
Elastica – My sex
Elizabeth Harper – Rock Like A Baby
Fleetwood Mac – Brown Eyes

Bullion Mix
Philboyd Studge’s Intro
Unknown Cases – Masimbabele
Bobby McFerrin – Drive
Blludd Relations – Even Steven
Paul White – Watch The Ants
Aphrodites Child – Such A Funny Night