Welcome to the Bleep Weekly Roundup, our guide to the best new releases. Our album of the week is Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto’s part-new work, part-retrospective Two; referencing the likes of Oval, Mika Vainio and Karlheinz Stockhausen. Our EP of the week is UIQ boss Lee Gamble’s latest instalment in the Flush Real Pharynx series: Exhaust EP.
The WXAXRXP Box Set is released this week, celebrating the labels 30 years with a deluxe box set of 10 EPs from across the label in a beautiful hinged lid magno gloss box designed by Syncrodogs. Elsewhere this week we have the classic Cassiopeia by Nail from the 1993 Warp release ‘Strictly 4 Groovers’ reissued on Mysticisms, Ziúr’s ATØ on Planet Mu, Buttechno on TRIP and much more..
Our Bleep mix this week comes from Blueprint's James Ruskin to celebrate both the release of his new Siklikal EP on Tresor and the reissue of his seminal Point 2 album. Pre orders of note this week include the latest from Aleksi Perälä, Craven Faults, Galcher Lustwerk and a new compilation from DJ Nobu. Be sure to check Dave Haslam’s new book We The Youth: Keith Haring’s New York Nightlife exploring how the nightlife and music of rundown downtown areas of New York in the late 1970s and early 1980s were formative influences on him.