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Joe Howe

More a collective of like-minded artists than a label in the traditional sense, Sound Pellegrino’s ongoing series of compilations are helping to shine a light on some unexpected talent.

Helmed by Teki Latex and DJ Orgasmic, ‘SND.PE Vol. 04 – Sound Mechanisms’ drops on January 19th. An enthralling blend of styles and intentions, the compilation features Doline, Koyote, Moleskin, Chilly Gonzales and more.

Glasgow’s Joe Howe might well be familiar to you. Previously operating under the nom de guerre Ben Butler & Mousepad, the producer’s work is informed by the skweee scene – essentially instrumental hip hop from Scandinavia.

Gloriously inventive, Joe Howe continues to trod his own path. ‘Zoned Reminder’ shares the vivid technicolour of fellow city-dwellers Rustie and Hudson Mohawke, but there’s a skewed sensibility here which belongs entirely to the producer himself.

Check it out now.

Photo Credit: Hans Kristian Hannibal-Bach

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