Q: What is London Electrics?
A: A new consortium of London based labels, promoters and crews pushing forward-thinking electronic music: consisting of founder member labels AI Records, Expanding, Highpoint Lowlife, Seed Records, SRL, and Uncharted Audio, alongside mp3 download site Bleep.com, design agency Build, and promoters Furthur.info
...what started as fellow label managers early in 2005 meeting up for beers, shooting pool, and a chance to discuss the various ups and downs of running independent music labels, rapidly developed into something much greater than the sum of its parts.
London today has a thriving, yet fragmented, underground electronic scene; you can go out any night of the week and find something original, intriguing and inspired within electronic music - live shows, performances, installations and parties - if you know where to look! LE aims to bring all these people together, and expose some of the best new, as well as already established, talents from the electric city.
12 tracks, spanning from warm, soulful ambience, to melancholic modern classical, thoughtful and inspired variations on house and techno, introspective soundcapes and textures, tongue-in-cheek electropop right through to thundering basslines crashing against juggernaut rhythms.
This compilation is perfect for anyone who loves new, independently minded music, and is a great chance to hear just exactly what is going on in the true underground music scene of London, circa 2005/06