The Breakdown

sponsored by: Sample Magic
Axel Boman – ‘Klinsmann’

Laid-back drums, a deceptively clever melody and a sample from a classic Mariah Carey power ballad. Dave Clews breaks down Axel Boman's 'emo house' jam. Swedish art school graduate Axel Boman…

Lukid – ‘USSR’

The Breakdown is a series in which…

Leon Vynehall – ‘It’s Just (House Of Dupree)’

Our Breakdown series returns with an analysis of Leon Vynehall's ballroom-inspired 2014 cut, 'It's Just'. Leon Vynehall’s eight-track Music For The Uninvited EP has been overwhelmingly well-received critically since its release…

Breach – ‘Jack’

Ben Westbeech helps us to dissect his…

Caribou – ‘Odessa’

The Breakdown is a regular series in…

Four Tet – ‘Angel Echoes’

The Breakdown is a regular series in which we examine the background context, composition and production of some of our favourite tracks in order to discover what makes them so…

Disclosure – ‘You And Me’

Dance music theory expert Oliver Curry examines some of the key features of the duo's latest single, and explains how some relatively simple tricks in their writing and production make…

Julio Bashmore – ‘Au Seve’
Tensnake – ‘Coma Cat’
Gesaffelstein – ‘Viol’

Attack’s dance music theory guru Oliver Curry breaks down this mid-tempo slice of electro-tinged techno to explain some of the key elements of its composition and production.

Back to top