Tag: Jem Cooke

Premiere: Kate Simko – Not Tonight (Original Mix)

Kate Simko’s career has been in a perpetual state of elevation for the past decade with critically acclaimed releases for No.19, Spectral Sound, and Get Physical, not to mention her cinematic London Electronic Orchestra project and recent collaborations with Jamie Jones and Tevo Howard. See also: Mix #219 By Kate Simko Now, Kate returns to a place of one of her greatest hits – ‘Go On Then’ feat Jem Cooke – Leftroom this April with the ‘Heart All’ EP. here, we exclusively premiere ‘Not Tonight,’ which rounds out the package (one that includes a Huxley and Matt Tolfrey remix of ... Read more

Label Showcase 007: Leftroom Records

Leftroom Records opened its doors in August of 2005 in Nottingham, England as the creation of Matt Tolfrey. Musically, it was one of the first labels of its kind in the UK, showcasing the off centre sound of house, disco and techno. The first Leftroom release surfaced the 5th of December 2005 and was entitled ‘The Extended Family EP’ encapsulating the spirit of Leftroom, a place where a core set of artists could grow and experiment with their sound. The Leftroom family consists of a few key artists including Laura Jones, Huxley, Gavin Herlihy, Sam Russo and Matt himself, but ... Read more

Interview: Kate Simko

Kate Simko has carved an international career as an electronic music producer, film composer, live performer, and DJ. Hailing from Chicago, Kate’s music reflects the influences of the city’s underground sounds, as well her background in classical piano and jazz music. Getting her start on Ghostly alongside Matthew Dear and Ryan Elliot, Kate has since released on Get Physical, Hello?Repeat, Leftroom, and No. 19, and was named one of Chicago’s Top 10 DJs by XLR8R. This fall Kate has an album upcoming on Sasha’s label Last Night on Earth, and her debut London Electronic Orchestra EP on the Vinyl Factory. ... Read more