Savagen make Datacide’s best of 2014 chart

Long running noise & politics magazine Datacide has named Savagen’s debut EP Practically Educated as one of 2014’s best releases.

Along with myself, Gregg and Kev – the Scottish duo behind the technoid barrage that is Savagen; are chuffed to bits to be on the list. We sit amongst some excellent (and heavyweight) releases from last year including supreme sound from Downwards, Perc Trax, Praxis, Editions Mego, Diagonal, Small but Hard and R&S Records. (the full list is below)

A magazine for the grey zone of Noise & Politics, Datacide provides information on the cutting edge of technological subversion via sound and heterogeneous theory. Assembled as part of an emerging Post-Media flow, Datacide is fueled by a current of enthusiasm and desire that does not seek legitimiation through the usual channels, but works as a tool to prompt the inquisitive and those becoming increasingly tired of the expediencies of journalism and self-interest.

The magazine’s 14th print issue is available at various stockists around Europe and the US and it well worth seeking out for both their on point reviews and political discourse. All told, it’s a genuinely interesting and attention worthy magazine.

Practically Educated is available on both vinyl and digital formats. Digital is only available direct via our Bandcamp (as is the vinyl, which includes free digital download). The vinyl can be found at Bleep, Norman Records, Vinyl Underground, Rough Trade, Decks, Deejay, Redeye, JunoDiscogs, HHV, and Japan’s Newtone.

Datacide’s Best of 2014 Chart


Various Artists – Memento Mori [Hijos de Puta 0512]
Prole Sector N1 [Praxis 52]
Bolder – Hostile Environment [Editions Mego 185]
Christoph de Babalon – The Haunting Past of Christoph de Babalon, Vol. I [CdB bandcamp]
Cindytalk – TouchedRAWKISSEDsour [Handmade Birds 069]
Powell – Club Music Remixes A1/A2 by Ancient Methods [Diagonal 16]
Dead Fader – Scorched [Small But Hard LP003]
Paula Temple – Deathvox [RS1412]
Various Artists – Pas d’Erreur [Bruits de Fond 21]
Istari Lasterfahrer – Walls Cave in On You [Sozialistischer Plattenbau 12025]
Various Artists – Slowly Exploding: 10 Years of Perc Trax [TPTCD006]
Oake – Auferstehung [Downwards 64]
Amboss – Vision [Praxis 53]
Habits of Hate [Electronic Explorations EE:V:003]
Franck Vigroux – Centaure [Cosmo Rythmatic CR001EP]
Savagen – Practically Educated [Darkfloor 04]