The Breakdown

Floating Points – ‘King Bromeliad’

Dave Clews breaks down one of Sam Shepherd’s most celebrated releases.…

Moodymann – ‘Lyk U Use 2’

Dave Clews dissects this high-energy collaboration between two Detroit heavyweights.…

Lukid – ‘USSR’

The Breakdown is a series in which we explore some of our favourite tracks, explaining what makes them tick. In…

Breach – ‘Jack’

The Breakdown is a regular series in which we examine the composition and production of some of our favourite tracks…

Axel Boman – ‘Klinsmann’

Laid-back drums, a deceptively clever melody and a sample from a classic Mariah Carey power ballad. Dave Clews breaks…

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’.…

Caribou – ‘Odessa’

The Breakdown is a regular series in which we examine the composition and production of some of our favourite tracks…

Julio Bashmore – ‘Au Seve’

Attack’s dance music theory guru Oliver Curry breaks down one of the biggest underground house hits of the year…

Four Tet – ‘Angel Echoes’

The Breakdown is a regular series in which we examine the background context, composition and production of some of our…

Disclosure – ‘You And Me’

Dance music theory expert Oliver Curry examines some of the key features of the duo’s latest single, and explains…

Tensnake – ‘Coma Cat’

Attack’s composition expert Oliver Curry examines the melodic elements which help make Tensnake’s 2010 single ‘Coma Cat’ a…

Gesaffelstein – ‘Viol’

Attack’s dance music theory guru Oliver Curry breaks down this mid-tempo slice of electro-tinged techno to explain…