Going Deeper: Planisphere

Photo of Dave Swatten #1

One of the most eagerly anticipated releases of 2020 has been Planisphere’s Definitive Transmissions on For Those That Knoe. Dave Swatten, hailing from Perth, Australia had released his debut record, the South EP on his InnerTone label back in 2000. A track on Chris Gray’s Deep4Life would follow, before a wait of 20 years until […]

PREMIERE: Mon – Sunday Stroll – Back Door Records

V/A - Northern Shelter - Back Door Records

Somewhere Down There is happy to premiere ‘Sunday Stroll’ by Mon from the upcoming Northern Shelter various artists release coming out on Back Door Records. For Back Door Records latest compilation “Northern Shelter”, we see the label bring back a series of old friends from previous records alongside a bevy of new collaborators they wish […]

Show #79 – mixed by Trackwerk

SDT Show #79 - mixed by Trackwerk

I had the great pleasure of inviting Scott Hutchinson, one half of the Trackwerk lads for a mix. Scott, hailing from Sheffield, has been djing for over 30 years, and along with Carl has a tonne of mixes on their website – www.trackwerk.net, going back to 2009. Also check out the Soundcloud page. Scott didn’t disappoint, […]

C. Scott – Leaving U – Pittsburgh Tracks

C. Scott - Leaving U - Pittsburgh Tracks

Fresh from his appearance on Pittsburgh Track Authority’s ‘PA System’ album that we featured on show #75, C. Scott releases his second EP on Pittsburgh Tracks, after his 2018 release, the Distance Fog EP. Hailing from, yep you guessed it, Pittsburgh, C. Scott specialises in sample-based music. An avid crate digger informed by a musical […]

Shemale ‎– Cottage EP – Etunang Records

Shemale ‎- Cottage EP - Etunang Records

Argentina’s Shemale, formed in 1999 by Kovic & Maxi Aubert, and joined later by CQ, have a new release out on the new Berlin label Etunang Records, the Cottage EP. This is the second release on the fledgling label, after Jeff Samuel’s Point Taken EP, coming out around the same time as this record. The […]

V/A – Neuromorphic Engineering Vol.1 – Magnonic Signals

V/A - Neuromorphic Engineering Vol.1 - Magnonic Signals

One of our favourite labels at the moment at Somewhere Down There is Magnonic Signals. Only three releases deep so far, but all have been of exceptional quality. Up next for the label is the first of a various artists EP series, Neuromorphic Engineering Vol. 1. Kicking things off, master of deep electro Reedale Rise, […]

Alien FM – Monochromatic Images EP – Puzzlebox Records

Alien FM - Monochromatic Images EP - Puzzlebox

Underground electro-cult figures, ALIEN FM (Anthony ‘Blaktony’ Horton & Keith ‘K-1’ Tucker) return to the reactivated Puzzlebox label for 2020… First up on the Monochromatic EP is the title track, flooded with spatial rhythms and atmosphere, the tracks leads you into the eps theme. Echoed computerized vocals riding into spaced out beats from the two […]

Jay Tripwire – DMT Demento EP – Superfreq

Jay Tripwire - DMT Demento EP

Superfreq regular Jay Tripwire makes a smart return to this essential label with a new single that is backed with remixes from Jared Love, Jehr and Joel West. Jay has a masterfully tripped out and late night sound. It is filled with futuristic vibes and for many years has marked him out in a class […]