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XLR8R review
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Fans of Cooly G (a.k.a. Merissa Campbell) have come to expect certain things from her music at this point—sultry, rippling house, laced with a lot of dubby whispering of sweet...

Punk News review
21.10.14

Xerxes showed immense potential in the past. Our Home Is a Deathbed was one of 2012's more underrated records and whatever they put out after (in small doses I might add) seemed...

Spotinews recomendation
19.10.14

Hey again. The final update of the week is this beautiful album by Locust. Genre: ambient. Enjoy! Locust – After the RainFiled under: 2014, Classical, Electronic

Spotinews recomendation
17.10.14

Hi. First album by Museum of Love is highly listenable. Genre: electronic/pop. Enjoy! Museum of Love – Museum of LoveFiled under: 2014, Electronic, Pop

The Quietus review
15.10.14

On the cover of Bestial Burden, her second album as Pharmakon, the American noise musician Margaret Chardiet is shown with her body weighed down by various pieces of animal meat...

Under The Radar review
20.10.14

On the eve of her first European tour, Margaret "Pharmakon" Chardiet was admitted to hospital where she had a cyst removed that had collapsed one of her organs. This harrowing...

Clash review
10.10.14

Sweet, intimate and tender, ‘Trick’ is a tempting treat…

Under The Radar review
13.10.14

The Boxer, 2010's solo debut from Bloc Party's Kele Okereke, had all the hallmarks of a one-off, stop-gap release. With Okereke's full-time band becoming increasingly electronic...

Under The Radar review
09.10.14

While Brooklyn duo Dinosaur Feathers claim acts as diverse as Harry Nilsson and Drake as influences, on second album Control this supposed manifold of era-defining sounds is...

Clash review
09.10.14

Tracks that will shine in front of large festival crowds…

XLR8R review
08.10.14

Formerly operating under the name Al Tourettes, London-based artist Alec Storey began creating music as Second Storey in 2013 with his Margosa Heights EP. The four-track release...

Clash review
07.10.14

Returning with a record that’s even better than her impressive debut

TapeFear recommendation
06.10.14

Siavash Amini's beautiful What Wind Whispered to the Trees will be my album to drown out every storm.

TapeFear recommendation
06.10.14

Anenon's sophomore sax infused electronic LP.

TapeFear recommendation
06.10.14

A brilliant acoustic led Daedelus album.

TapeFear recommendation
06.10.14

Blissful minimal clicks and glitch for frosty mornings.

XLR8R review
06.10.14

Steven Ellison has been preoccupied with death for a long time. Before his latest LP as Flying Lotus, he released Until the Quiet Comes—a title which seems pretty self-explanatory...

Under The Radar review
14.10.14

Steve Ellison, better known as Flying Lotus, makes music that sounds like a melodic car crash of ideas. Each song finds jazz, hip-hop, R&B, forward-thinking electronica, and pop...

Spotinews recomendation
04.10.14

Hello again. From a recent Spotify update: the impressive debut album by Lydia Ainsworth. Genre: electronic/pop. Enjoy! Lydia Ainsworth – Right from RealFiled under: 2014...

The Quietus review
03.10.14

Over the years, we've become used to grime and dubstep as vehicles for a portrayal of the UK's urban hinterland: the tough inner-city estates, the lonely bus rides through...

The Quietus review
02.10.14

Honestly, one day I’m going to stop writing heavily personalised ledes, but in this case I really don’t think there’s another way into a review of an album which really screws...

The Quietus review
01.10.14

This isn't the first time ambient music has been used to present a musical tableau of a city, but it's certainly a surprising choice from these two artists. Function, aka David...

NME review
30.09.14

Fresh from working with Kanye West on 'Yeezus', the Glaswegian finds time to go it alone

Under The Radar review
30.09.14

It's unusual to hear modern Italo Disco outside of the Italians Do It Better umbrella house, but apparently Canadians do it just as well. More

NME review
06.10.14

Drive soundtrackers recall heartbreak and escape on their debut album

TapeFear recommendation
29.09.14

Brand new uplifting electronic album from Ludique.

XLR8R review
29.09.14

A relative latecomer to the Kompakt techno world domination party of the '00s, Brazilian producer Gui Boratto scored nicely with Chromophobia, his first full-length for the...

NME review
27.09.14

Glasgow-based producer hints at a golden future on his debut LP

The Quietus review
26.09.14

The most important thing one can say about Erasure in 2014 is that they were right all along. Faced with a steady stream of rockist sneers and elitist dismissals that would have...

The Quietus review
25.09.14

Dan Snaith's multi-monikered career, not to mention the Ph.D. in mathematics and a Polaris prize for Caribou's Andorra album along the way, is the type of thing that almost seems...

Under The Radar review
15.10.14

What was most surprising about Dan Snaith's 2010 album Swim was that it was brilliant and predictable. Really, the sun-setting grooves and hypnotic rhythms of his finest moment as...

Spotinews recomendation
10.10.14

Hi. The new album by Caribou is pretty darn good. Genre: electronic/pop. Enjoy! Caribou – Our LoveFiled under: 2014, Electronic, Pop

XLR8R review
07.10.14

Swim marked a huge shift for Dan Snaith (a.k.a. Caribou). Although the Canadian musician's playfully opaque pop had long been the subject of critical acclaim, the release of his...

NME review
07.10.14

The Canadian producer's thrilling fourth album ties together over a decade's worth of sonic kicks

Clash review
03.10.14

Soulful, and covering new stylistic ground...