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A Conversation With: brothel.

It’s been a really exciting few weeks for us fans of the Wave movement. On 9 th Feb, the brilliant Wavemob released their mixtape, Wave 001, which is an exciting and pioneering collaboration of some of the very best talent on the scene. The tape received a great response, reaching the number 5 spot in the Bandcamp electronic music chart. Kareful gave us an insight into Wave in his interview with The Archives and the sound was also discussed by DJ Plastician in his insightful interview with IDJ Mag (in which the Lucid Steps blog gets a little shout out too!). What’s more, the Survey London night at Phonox in Brixton this coming Wednesday,which sees Plastician himself take to the decks alongside Wavemob members Kareful, CVRL and Skit, has been gaining some serious hype on social media. The event promises to be a big moment for the Wave scene - it's a chance for the sound to really gain some club exposure - and it will also my first opportunity to hear Wave live, which I am very e

A Conversation With: Skit. Wave 001 release!

To continue my celebration of the release of wavemob’s excellent mix tape Wave 001 - which if you haven’t heard yet (what have you been doing?!), you can listen to and purchase here - I spoke to producer and wavemob member, Skit. A guy who continually gives us quality tunes, Skit has been contributing to the wave movement for a long while, and has one of my favourite sounds on the scene. If you aren’t familiar with Skit, you certainly need to be; you can find a link to his Soundcloud here . I wanted to know about Skit’s history as a producer and his involvement with the mob, as well as his thoughts on the wave scene in general, and I think our conversation was really interesting and has shed a lot of light on the movement for me. The more I learn about the wave scene the more excited I am about it, and the more I want to push it and ensure that there are more opportunities to hear wave played live in the UK. There is actually a night on Wednesday 24 th February at Phonox in London w

A Conversation With: CVRL. Wave 001 release!

Today - 9th Feb 2016 - has seen the release of wavemob’s first ever mixtape, wave 001, and I for one am very excited about it! Anybody who follows the movement knows the mob have been pushing a very exciting and unique sound for a while now. This release has had huge anticipation among fans, and it certainly doesn’t disappoint! Deep, meditative and moving, the tape showcases a striking array of talent; Klimeks, Kareful, CVRL, Skit, haven, Foxwedding, Trash Lord, NYQUILL, nvrmore, rare, hnrk, Spoze and Ofdream have all contributed, making it the perfect, compact representation of the best sounds on the wave scene right now.  I urge fellow wave fans to listen to and purchase it via Bandcamp. It really is a beautiful piece of art work, and I have a feeling that we are going to look back on this release in a year or two as one of the most influential wave releases! In order to celebrate the mix tape I have been in touch with some of wavemob to find out about the tape itself,