Erik Hegelunds debut on Basbotten

October 17th, 2013 by admin

Basbotten has the honor to present two new artists on this label. Erik Hegelund and the remixer Reclaim the Tant.

“Erik Hegelund lives in Stockholm. Have previously played with bands such as Subcomandante, Bingo and Saboteur. Längtans horisonter is his first track on Basbotten. The track has been remixed by Reclaim the tant from the scandinavian breakcore crew and Reggaecide. And finaly Erik went back to remake his track into this unique version for the EP. “

BOXJAM 04 (Jätten)

September 7th, 2013 by admin

More melodic post-retro hardware music from Jätten.


Usagic Radio & Reggaecide: 目に映るすべての EP

August 10th, 2013 by admin

Moe and Reggaecide met through a mutual admiration of each other as musicians. What started up as a remix ended up being a completly new tune blending experimental pop with hardcore junglism, with the DUB version sounding like a blend between nineties Bristol Trip Hop and early RUN DMC.

Music: Reggaecide

Lyrics & vocals: Usagic Radio (Moe Suzu)

Photos: Ellenote

Cover design: Jaetten

Liquid EP with Reggaecide

August 10th, 2013 by admin

För liten för skogen is swedish for: To smal (or young) for the forest.
But what does that mean?
Reggaecide takes his first steps into the field of Liquid DNB and brings with him his love for Baroque music and Leftfield Electronica.


P.s: HERE are some videos for the more visual listener.

Post-African Repetition – New Techno EP with Jätten

August 2nd, 2013 by admin

The first EP in this series consists of Jättens Latin-influenced developments of Swedish Minimal Techno.

Get it for free HERE

Click HERE to check out the music videos for the release

In 1995 the avantgarde composer Stockhausen was asked by the magazine Wire to listen to tracks by techno and electronica producers like Aphex Twin and Plastikman. His harsh reviews became quite unintentionally humorous as he complained over what he called “post-African repetitions” and adviced the artists to listen to his own mid-nineteen century compositions.

Not much have changed since then as electronic music that doesnt adopt the musical conventions of either pop or avantgarde is still stuck between a rock and a hard place.

Sweden that has a reputation of supporting their artists are a good example of that. The Swedish government founding of music is aimed at conventional art, folk and avantgarde music. All other types of music for example techno, punk or Skweee is supposed to be founded by the music industry (and to a lesser degree through study circles, a model that doesnt fit the electronic scene where most of the music is being made by individuals in their bedrooms). The result of that is that experimental musicians in Sweden today either have to look for an alternative source of income or adopt the nostalgic convetions of music founded by the pop-industry or the government.

We at Basbotten belives that the definitions of groundbreaking music is not up to date. The Post-African Repetitionism series is therefore aimed at moving ahead by doing the opposite of what Stockhausen suggests (hence the cover with the composer being put upside down) while neither adapt to the conventions of Pop. We don’t share the perspective that music that it is possible to dance to automatically is less developed (a perspective that comes to the surface in the paradox of terms like IDM) and we are not ashamed to be a part of a “so-called post-African” tradition of music.


Reggeacide Album Debute On Unko Records

July 19th, 2013 by admin

Reggacide album debute is a free 15-track compilation of mashups turning Popsingers into Junglistas by the grace of Hardcore.

Press release below:


Why Reggeacide mashed tunes with pop singers into rave bangers on this LP:

There are people who want to describe themselves or the world they live in through music. Reggaecide’s goal however is to mirror the flow of cultural information. Reggaecide’s junglemashups are aimed at a world where the gap of time and place has shrunked radically due to the enormous access to information. The reason anyone would want to listen to jungle mashups of pop singers in 200 bpm is that we are already used to a bombardment of diverse and fragmented information in our everyday life. From ads in the streets that are mixed with music pouring out from peoples homes, to browsing the net with several tabs open while listening to the radio. This makes Reggeacides music both irresistible and frightening at the same time. Like the experience of suddenly understanding that you are sleeping when you thought you where awake. Or vice versa. Which is quite amazing for something that was just intended to make you smile and dance.

Det finns musiker som vill skildra sina liv, andra sin samtid. Reggaecides mål är att skildra det kulturella informationsflödet. Föreställ dig en vardaglig konsumtion av massmedia idag. Du sitter i ditt vardagsrum och läser en bok medan din livskamrat spelar TV-spel. Då plingar din dator till för att någon har skickat en video till dig. När du klickar på länken startar först en reklamvideo. För att slippa se hela reklamfilmen öppnar du en ny flik i vilken du kollar om det dykt upp något nytt på din favoritblogg. Musikvideon som du efter alla kringelikrokar till slut ser är fullproppad med
referenser till vitt skilda tider och platser. Reggaecide samplar vad som helst och riktar sina jungle-mashups till en värld där den gränslösa tillgången till media har löst upp barriärerna
för tid och rum, vilket är förutsättningen för att någon skulle vilja lyssna på eller skapa musik som låter som den här. Därför är Reggaecides mashups lika oemotståndliga som skrämmande.
Den uppmärksamma lyssnaren lämnas vid albumets slut med en känsla lik den som infinner sig när man inser att man drömmer fast man trodde att man var vaken. Och vice versa. Vilket
inte är så illa pinkat för musik som egentligen bara var menad att få dig att le och dansa.

Reggaecide news 24/6

June 24th, 2013 by admin

Reggaecide is featured on the latest dancecorp compilation.

There is also a new atmospheric dnb-track by him on soundcloud.


New Age Jungle from Reggaecide

April 18th, 2013 by admin

Minimal Techno from Jätten

April 17th, 2013 by admin

Carnevalistic Techno From Jätten

March 23rd, 2013 by admin