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Clash review
08.12.16

Canadian producer abandons EDM nightmares for a mature new album...

The Quietus review
08.12.16

In the introduction to Black Quantum Futurism, Theory and Practice, compiled by her close colleague Rasheedah Phillips, Moor Mother (aka Camae Ayewa) quotes the opening lines from...

Spotinews recomendation
08.12.16

Hello. For the final update of the release week, we once again go back to early last month. Genre: electronic. Enjoy Illum Sphere! Illum Sphere – GlassFiled under: 2016, Electronic

The Quietus review
07.12.16

Much modern dance music lives in a hermetically sealed loop of producer/DJs making music for other producer/DJs, fulfilling an avaricious demand for stylistically and sonically...

Clash review
05.12.16

A creative, if somewhat bloated, return that will demolish the charts...

The Quietus review
01.12.16

In the 1910 novel Howard's End, EM Forster suggested his own solution to the question of what is life. "Only connect," he wrote, meaning not only that we should connect the dots...

Spotinews recomendation
01.12.16

Hi again. The final update of the release week is the cool new album by Jay Daniel. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Jay Daniel – Broken KnowzFiled under: 2016, Electronic

Under The Radar review
30.11.16

STRFKR hits cosmic heights—quite literally—on its psychedelic/celestial fourth album, Being No One, Going Nowhere. In the last decade or so, the Portland group has been...

Clash review
29.11.16

Sullen, HD-ready elegies transformed into something more...

Under The Radar review
29.11.16

The Aged brothers, who are the duo behind inc. no world, are known for their stellar musicianship and soft, soulful touch. On As Light As Light, the duo's second full-length, the...

Clash review
29.11.16

French production pair offer a disco-coated cosmic trip...

Spotinews recomendation
29.11.16

Hello. From a recent Spotify update comes the smooth new album by Rainbow Arabia. Genre: electropop. Enjoy! (Edit: I just now noticed I didn’t update the blog yesterday. Sorry...

Under The Radar review
28.11.16

Since the universal acclaim that created 2002's incredible Neon Golden, it could easily be argued that the long-running German band The Notwist's audience has taken them for...

Clash review
24.11.16

Fresh spins on some of Bundick's least resonant work...

Under The Radar review
22.11.16

Making a shimmery pop album seems like the natural progression for Two Door Cinema Club, a band that's apparently been chomping at the bit to go full nu-disco for the last three...

The Quietus review
17.11.16

Moby's angry. Softly spoken, vegan Moby is angry. He's angry about the things you'd expect, from the environment to the warmongering big-wigs, and he's letting it all out. No Twin...

Spotinews recomendation
17.11.16

Hey. The final update of this release week is actually one from last week. I’m talking about the new album by Ulrich Schnauss. Genre: ambient/electronic. Enjoy! (US version here...

The Quietus review
16.11.16

Moby's angry. Softly spoken, vegan Moby is angry. He's angry about the things you'd expect, from the environment to the warmongering big-wigs, and he's letting it all out. No Twin...

Clash review
16.11.16

A fascinating, disorienting blend of naivety and harsh futurism...

Clash review
15.11.16

Dance duo come full circle, re-establishing their core tenets...

Spotinews recomendation
14.11.16

Hey. The new album by Loscil was added to Spotify three days ago. Genre: ambient/electronic. Enjoy! Loscil – Monument BuildersFiled under: 2016, Ambient, Electronic

Spotinews recomendation
12.11.16

Hi. The new album by Sleigh Bells arrived yesterday. Genre: experimental electronic/noise pop. Enjoy! (US version here) Sleigh Bells – Jessica RabbitFiled under: 2016, Electronic...

The Quietus review
10.11.16

Few individuals fit the mould for a much-loved, artist-curated compilation series quite as comfortably as David Holmes. From his globetrotting, hugely influential DJ career to his...

The Quietus review
10.11.16

In the summer of 2010, Nils Bech was the headliner on the smallest stage at Slottsfjell Festival, then a growing player in Norway's outstanding festival scene, taking place about...

Clash review
10.11.16

A stereoscopic soundscape of dream-like electronics...

Clash review
09.11.16

A daring, exciting return from a singular voice...

The Quietus review
11.11.16

Since the beginning of the decade, Lady Gaga has been a figure who has constantly strived to inject pop music with a hefty dose of theatricality and over-the-top spectacle. From...

Clash review
09.11.16

A fantastic debut offering...

Clash review
09.11.16

Not perfect, but a fine balm for mind and feet...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

It's 22 years since Levitation's frontman, Terry Bickers – who'd been removed from a House Of Love tour bus after setting light to bank notes in the midst of a nervous breakdown...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

There are a select few albums that seem to create and inhabit a micro-environment of their own. For want of a better description, there's an extra-auditory presence when you play...