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The Quietus review
14.01.16

One of the biggest rip-offs of this digital age is the way that it strips music - all media, really - of appropriate context. Obviously, having the world's information at one's...

The Quietus review
26.11.15

Were it my solemn duty to compile a list of the finest things we human creatures have ever created – for a time capsule, say, or a diplomatic encounter with alien species – the...

Under The Radar review
23.11.15

Things aren't going well in the U.K. right now, politically speaking. The right-leaning Conservative government is dismantling public services and hammering the poor, while the...

The Quietus review
23.11.15

Tempting though it is to read the distinctive 'otherness' of Venezuelan producer Alejandro Ghersi's work as the product of his background – growing up in a destabilised Caracas...

Under The Radar review
25.11.15

Silently flitting between the light and dark of the mainstream and underground electronic music worlds, Arca has left a hauntingly frenzied stamp on releases as big as Kanye West...

Clash review
23.11.15

Hyper, aggressive, silly and just-bloody-gorgeous...

Under The Radar review
17.11.15

The original electronic music artist, Jean-Michel Jarre, brings the past to the present with an ambitious project, a double album of collaborations with current electronic music...

The Quietus review
13.11.15

Near the beginning of Gesualdo: Death For Five Voices, a 1995 television documentary by Werner Herzog about the late-Renaissance prince and composer Carlo Gesualdo, the camera...

Clash review
02.11.15

AWOL artist makes good on initial potential...

TapeFear recommendation
27.10.15

Beautiful emotive ambient from Slow Meadow.

The Quietus review
28.09.15

An inveterate collaborator with everyone from Lydia Lunch to Faust, Cosey Fanni Tutti to Murcof, Philippe Petit is as much the musical travel agent he styles himself as he is a...

Clash review
22.09.15

Half of Air finds room to breathe on this Bach inspired solo outing…

Under The Radar review
10.11.15

Nicolas Godin's talents have been established over seven albums as one half of the French duo Air. Contrepoint marks Godin's first solo album. There are two key inspirations...

The Quietus review
23.09.15

Nicolas Godin has always been a renaissance man, but now on his first solo debut he's reaching into the triumphal final phase of that celebrated cultural epoch, bringing the...

Punk News review
03.08.15

John Nolan seems far away from all the turmoil of the old Taking Back Sunday and Straylight Days. I expected the former to be bigger and better when he came back but it's been a...

Under The Radar review
28.07.15

Maribou State occupies the no man's/everyman's land between electronic and acoustic sounds. Like its compatriots, Metronomy, the duo springs from the English countryside with a...

Under The Radar review
24.07.15

This electronic musician's debut is best at its extremes—"Don't Make" is as gentle as "Margarita" and "Seraph" are dramatic and pummeling, respectively.  More

The Quietus review
08.07.15

Blood Moon, the debut full length from Brooklyn-based artist Ancient Ocean (aka John Bohannon), is a rich and mesmerising work that flirts with New York's avant-garde heritage...

The Quietus review
07.07.15

A few weeks ago, during a bout of near-terminal writer's block, I made the decision to consume an entire blue cheese and marmite sandwich. That isn't some kind of hip euphemistic...

Clash review
02.07.15

Still breaking new ground after all these years...

TapeFear recommendation
30.06.15

Gloriously dark synth from Evan Caminiti.

TapeFear recommendation
30.06.15

Achingly beautiful contemporary drone from Jeremy Young & Aaron Martin.

Clash review
09.06.15

Making a clear, luminous point without fuss...

The Quietus review
05.06.15

Uniform is a double-edged moniker – a misnomer that somehow still exemplifies the bracing industrial-fused skree that emanates from within. The duo consists Bryan Greenberg (The...

The Quietus review
04.06.15

James Welburn's first foray into solo album territory surges into life on a heartbeat pulse which prefaces an album of dread, full-spectrum doom and meaty ambient grind. Grounded...

TapeFear recommendation
15.05.15

Dreamlike loops from William Basinski. Bliss.

The Quietus review
22.05.15

William Basinski's unfailingly beautiful musical oeuvre is so familiar that with each new album there's always a certain trepidation that he will be retreading old ground and...

Punk News review
14.05.15

Take One Car's one of those personal gems that I wish the rest of the world knew about. They're a very under-the-radar band but It's Going To Be A Nice Day in 2012 was the point...

Under The Radar review
12.05.15

As one half of the Fuck Buttons, Benjamin John Power has spent the best part of a decade challenging our expectations of modern electronica. More

The Quietus review
21.05.15

It doesn't feel appropriate to describe Benjamin John Power's music as "noise". As either one half of Fuck Buttons, or in his solo guise as Blanck Mass, there is simply far too...

TapeFear recommendation
20.05.15

An assault on the senses. Fantastic stuff from Blanck Mass.

Clash review
11.05.15

Unpredictably diverse talent discovers dazzling warmth through collaboration…

The Quietus review
24.04.15

A dust devil flutters low across Tibetan plains, a twirling pile of gravel and sand given meaning and form through a fluke of nature. Wind has twisted around itself to create this...