News — Daniel Avery

Phantasy 100: PH81 – PH90

PH81   Daniel Avery: "Jon Hopkins and I share some undeniable synochrity. We both released our previous albums in 2013 and then became friends after regularly seeing each other on the road. Then, we both took five years to write and finish our follow-up albums. In 2018 Jon invited me to support him on tour in America and so we decided to make a special 12" for the shows, remixing each other."   A match made in the modern heaven of British electronica, Jon Hopkins remix of Daniel Avery’s ‘Glitter’ was a deep and dramatic interpretation of Avery’s wistful original,...

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Out Now: Daniel Avery 'Dusting For Smoke / Lone Swordsman'

Daniel Avery shares new single ‘Dusting For Smoke’ – taken from 'Love + Light' – alongside ‘Lone Swordsman,’ a contemplative, considered cut made in tribute to the legendary Andrew Weatherall. Both tracks are available digitally now, and proceeds from Bandcamp sales will be donated to Amnesty International for four weeks.Stream or download via Bandcamp hereWatch the video below for ‘Lone Swordsman’, created by Australian designer Greg Hodgson who recently collaborated with Avery on the 'Love + Light' visual album.“I was in my studio the morning I heard about Andrew Weatherall’s passing,” Avery explains. “The track ‘Lone Swordsman’ is what formed that day. Andrew was...

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Phantasy 100: PH71 – PH80

PH71 On PH71, James Welsh continued his hugely satisfying streak of idiosyncratic electronic masterpieces with yet another distinctive two-track, ‘Zurich/A65’.Opening the EP, ‘Zurich’ seamlessly blends a rich seam of melancholy with an intensity, which, like the best of Welsh’s work, is both wistful and physical.From Leeds to Kendal on the flip, ‘A65’ sets the scene by sampling the unmistakable sound of speeding Yorkshire traffic, opening up a breathless musical autobahn, driven by luminescent synths that pulse with euphoria and energy. The 12" was released 21st September 2018 and we have 10 copies left on our web store here PH72Daniel Avery: "I...

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Phantasy 100: PH41 – PH50

PH41Cowboy Rhythmbox 'We Got The Box' was their debut release on Phantasy, out on 10th November 2014 on 12" vinyl and copies are sold out. Erol Alkan: "I've known both Richard X and Nathan Gregory Wilkins since around 2000, and I'm a big fan of both. Richard's 7"s as Girls On Top were big records at Trash and at clubs elsewhere. Meanwhile, Nathan is rightfully recognised as one of the finest Djs in our orbit.Six years on from it's release in 2014, 'Rattle' is still an incredible dance record, it manages to be as functional as it is dysfunctional; a...

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