The Optimo co-pilot approaches 80s British heavy metal as if playing a club set.
Ethereal soundscapes from the Future Bubblers grad, recorded live in Gilles Peterson’s iconic basement.
A clever edit of new wave band Camel on Polena Recordings.
Disco-led post-punk from 1982 German, compiled by Optimo’s JD Twitch.
Chugging, shamanic jazz on Gilb’r’s Versatile Records.
The Sanpo Disco head mixes post-punk, no-wave and Basquiat-era disco.
A wistfully ambient opening to an experimental album on ESP Institute.
70s and 80s free & folk jazz, Polish psychedelic electronica, bass-heavy neo acid & 80s Somalian funk.
Percussive and ever-so chuggy new age exoticism from a Dutch debutant.
A 100% homegrown mix from the Peckham dubplate cutters.