Modcast #160: Larry Gus

Enter the mind of fun-loving lunatic Larry Gus, the Greek multi-instrumentalist, singer and producer. This 2 hour marathon recorded at his parents house with his dad's record collection leaves us the important message not to overlook his new album Years Not Living.

The recommended DFA release requires a packed lunch and a farewell to your loved ones. A trip through frenetic European prog, 70s spiritual jazz, pop obscura and modern sample culture. Avalanches and Tame fans take note!

We also got up close and personal with the man below.


September 5, 2013 at 12:51pm in modcast

Modcast #159: Andrew Weatherall's Asphodelics Mix

Take flight with indie dance don Andrew Weatherall's excursion in modern space rock. The man who created the dreamy diptych of Cut Copy's Sun God mantra has a phenomenal history rooted in the Boys Own collective, which birthed a cult fanzine, record label and production team during the peak of UK acid house. Producing the vital drug soundtrack Screamadelica with Terry Farley, he went on to form Sabres of Paradise and Two Lone Swordsman, before launching his current electronic imprint Rotters Golf Club.

2 September finds the label releasing a remix album for The Asphodells, his partnership with Timothy J. Fairplay, featuring contributions from Daniel Avery, Daniele Baldelli and Ivan Smagghe. Go forth...


August 29, 2013 at 4:31pm in modcast

Club Modcast #010: Roland Tings

Acyd house lab rat Roland Tings puts an interesting spin on our Modcast series with a set of originals recorded live in Berlin during a roaring thunderstorm. A man hard at work, teasing material that might follow his hot off the press Club Mod EP. You can absorb Junior Boys' Jeremy Greenspan's take on the lead cut Tomita's Basement here. As Juno eloquently puts it "Jeremy gets militaristic with a drum roll-laced remix which seeks to transport you to more cosmic destinations".

Australians will be happy to hear that Roland was announced as part of Meredith's upcoming bush bash this morning while Londoners can look forward to his appearance to ReviveHER's 4th Birthday at Mother on 14 September with Tim Sweeney, Lovefingers and Cos/Mes. Interview and tracklist down below.


August 16, 2013 at 11:52am in modcast, Club Mod

Modcast #158: Maxmillion Dunbar

Presenting a live set from Maxmillion Dunbar, captured at Good God Small Club in Modular's hometown — Sydney. Bumpin funk for the people!

Washington DC's heart of gold spreads his positive energy in many forms - as a solo recording artist, as head honcho of Future Times Records and as 1/2 of Beautiful Swimmers. If you're not yet clued in, the new Beautiful Swimmers album Son is your optimum starting point. An 11-cut journey without a compass - paranoid house, dream weaving ambient and lo-fi boogie instruMENTALS, all performed with his wingman, professional dog walker Ari Goldman. Max has just collapsed Roland Tings' world with a woozy breakbeat remix out on Club Mod on August 13. Pre-orders of the 12" available now over at The Modshop.

August 8, 2013 at 5:09pm in modcast

Modcast #157: Standish/Carlyon

Standish/Carlyon are a two piece from Melbourne, made up of Conrad Standish and Tom Carlyon, formerly of revered shadowy rock group The Devastations. Deleted Scenes (out now on Chapter Music) is their debut album and sees the duo enter a world of shimmery dub pop and sounds for late night altered states. They've just signed recently with the Musique Agency!

They play Sydney next Friday 09th August at Goodgod Small Club alongside Horse Macguyver, Four Door and DJ Nigel Yang (HTRK). Tix available here.


August 2, 2013 at 12:57am in modcast, Modcast

Modcast #156: Lancelot

The knight of a different round table, Aussie DJ Lancelot and new Musique Agency signing is mixing his way around the globe; currently spending his days on European beaches and nights getting heavy in the clubs. He's put forth a Holy Grail of a mix for this week's Modcast, over an hour of slithering grooves and beats.

He's working on a couple of new EPs including an exciting collaboration with Antony & Cleopatra (Alex Burnett of Sparkadia & Anita Bray AKA Cocknbull Kid).

For a live fix, our European friends can catch him smashing Summer gigs in the coming weeks including sets at Kiki, Istanbul on the 23rd of August & Carpe Diem, Hvar on 29th and 30th of August.

Chat & tracklist below.


July 25, 2013 at 2:25pm in modcast, Modcast

Modcast #155: Klaxons Acid Disko Mix

Klaxons are back in town and it's high time for another Modcast from the lads, an acid-fueled half-hour of late night grooves courtesy of Jamie Reynolds.

Fresh from Splendour in the Grass, the guys are heading to Sydney on July 27th, to let loose on the decks at our What We Do Is Secret party at Oxford Art Factory. More information & tracklist below.


July 18, 2013 at 1:00pm in modcast, Modcast, Klaxons

Club Modcast #009: Canyons present Pink Gin

The Canyons boys took their music down a new direction with side-project Pink Gin. Its the culmination of the duo's private stash of rhythm tracks, harkening back to Canyons' early days of warehouse beats & fun club cuts.

Club Mod #008 from Pink Gin is available now on vinyl. Check out the video for first track 'Blame Me' here.


July 11, 2013 at 5:29pm in modcast, Club Modcast, Modcast, Club Mod, Canyons

Club Modcast #008: wordlife

For those not up on Club Mod's latest, wordlife are Barney Kato & Adam Bozzetto, a couple Sydney-based house fiends.

Their 'Breakthrough/Small Talk' EP dropped this week on Club Mod, stream it then grab it from Beatport, iTunes and your favourite digital retailers.

Keep reading after the jump for an interview with the techspert-half of the group, Adam Bozzetto, and the tracklist for this week's hour of Modcast power.


July 4, 2013 at 5:08pm in modcast, Modcast, Club Modcast, wordlife, Club Mod

Modcast #154: Count Doyle

Count Doyle AKA Martin Doyle AKA host of FBi Radio's Dusty Fingers recently joined us down at Modular, jumping through the 9-5 rigmarole with the rest of us at HQ. In his downtime, he's a bit of a mover and shaker in the Sydney music scene and is putting together a mammoth record fair + boutique festival down at Carriage Works on July 20th.

The line up includes HTRK, Twerps, The Laurels, Beaches, Super Wild Horses, Songs, Straight Arrows, Client Liaison, Holy Balm, Shining Bird, Day Ravies + DJ's Yo Grito + Jimmy Sing (Goodgod), Count Doyle (Fbi), Noise In My Head (3RRR), Smokie La Beef (Fredas), Marcus King (Picnic), Nic Warnock (RIP Society), Flashback (Miss Peaches), Beat Club and the mighty Basslines.

More info and tix here. Tracklist & a chat after the jump...


June 27, 2013 at 3:12pm in modcast

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