This is a mix we’ve put together especially for EE: some dark, melancholic techno, acid & electronics for these gloomy winter months. Music to be listened to in the rain.
It features our contribution to the recent EE compilation, plus some tracks from the ‘Nebula’ EP we released on Belfast label Acroplane from earlier this year.
Posthuman are cousins Rich Bevan & Josh Doherty. Writing together since their teenage years, their debut release proper was back in 1999 was with Skam Records and a live gig supporting Altern-8 in Manchester. The duo moved to London in 2000 and set up their own label Seed Records, launching the label with a full length double vinyl “The Uncertainty of the Monkey” which sold out several represses. Between 2001 and 2003, they ran & hosted the infamous Seed tube station parties in the abandoned underground station at Aldwych, which saw guests such as Aphex Twin, Funkstorung, Luke Vibert, Goldfrapp, Plaid, and a whole glitterati of early 2000′s electronic acts.
In 2006, after their third album ‘The Peoples Republic’ – a post-rock / electronica crossover piece – they handed over control of Seed Records to long-time collaborator Bruce McClure, and began working with B12 Records, where they moved further into techno & dancefloor territory with their sound. In 2010 they founded a new label of their own, Balkan Vinyl, which is now up to its tenth release – with luminaries such as Mark Archer, Ben Sims, Global Goon, Kirk Degiorgio, Plaid, LFO, Marco Passarani, B12, Luke Vibert, and many others making appearances.
Their latest EP, The Benz, is out on 19th November, on marbled red & black 12″ vinyl, featuring remixes by Ben Sims and Radioactive Man. Also upcoming are remixes of Radioactive Man on Wang Trax, and Kawatin on Ricochet Records, plus a split 12″ on Tusk Wax offshoot ‘Horn Wax’ with Paul Mac.
You can catch Posthuman playing live at the I Love Acid Xmas party on Dec 22nd, Corsica Studios, London – alongside Kirk Degiorgio, Mark Archer, Radioactive Man, Paul Mac, Global Goon, and loads more. http://www.iheartacid.com for the details…