A dance music legend takes the helm. There's plenty of mythology surrounding Andrew Weatherall—Boys Own, Shoom, Primal Scream, the beard and so on. But in a career that's lasted over 30 years, and has presumably included every conceivable high and low, Weatherall has always been about cutting out the bullshit, building a reputation that's beyond reproach. (More at Resident Advisor) [more inside]
Podcast: FACT MIXES - FACT Magazine: Music News, New Music.: FACT mix 496: Prefuse 73, or "Themes for a 2005 SAAB (9/3 Wagon)"
A one-of-a-kind hip-hop producer steps up. Although Guillermo Scott Herren has released music under a plethora of different names in his time – including early work as Delarosa & Asora, the drone-informed group Risil, his folk-influenced Savath y Savalas project and the exceptionally titled Diamond Watch Wrists and Piano Overlord – he’s best known for his groundbreaking records as Prefuse 73. [more inside]
One of electronic music's true daddies steps up. For Squarepusher's FACT mix, he looks way back, at the rave music from the turn of the 1990s that inspired not only him, but many of his contemporaries. This is Squarepusher presents Shut Up And Dance, 1990-1992, and it's rude as fuck. [more inside]
Francis Harris and Anthony Collins air their Breakaway edits on an exquisite house session. [more inside]