Music Montag: Phon.o

by James Glazebrook


Modeselektor should just go ahead an sponsor our Music section, we feature their releases so often. This time we bring you the new album from Phon.o, out this Thursday on the monkeymen’s 50 Weapons imprint. But before we get into the new shit, here’s a classic Phon.o track – one that Modeselektor expertly blended into Radiohead’s “Idioteque” at the end of their Boogy Bytes Vol. 3 mix CD:

Phon.o’s new album Black Boulder is a few evolutionary steps down the line from pounders like “Ridin’ Dirty”, as the one-time Berlin resident filters the best of contemporary bass music through the dub techno aesthetic of legends like Basic Channel. Check out snippets below, and listen out for Bodi Bill frontman Pantasz on the beautiful “Twilight”:

Black Boulder by Phon.o is out on May 18th on 50 Weapons.