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TapeFear recommendation
yesterday

Chilled out downtempo beats from Submerse.

NME review
yesterday

Bristol crew aim for the epic but fall slightly short

NME review
yesterday

Straight to the point synth-rock thrills

Insound review
today

True Loves won Hooray For Earth a well-deserved round of huzzahs from all of the key tastemakers. Following up a critically acclaimed debut album, Noel Heroux plotted the band’s...

Insound review
22.07.14

Will to Be Well is the new studio album by Dalhous, their second for Blackest Ever Black. This double LP reflects writer-producer Marc Dall's continued interest in the life and...

NME review
21.07.14

Going solo leaves Elly Jackson free to indulge in lush neo-disco - laced with anxiety

Insound review
today

America’s mad love affair with Cherrytree/Interscope recording artist La Roux blossomed with the release of 2009’s self-titled debut, an album rife with playfully gorgeous synth...

NME review
yesterday

Going solo leaves Elly Jackson free to indulge in lush neo-disco-laced with anxiety

Under The Radar review
25.07.14

Uttering "I know the temperature is rising" on opener "Uptight Downtown" or "walking alone on a sunny beach" on "Paradise Is You," La Roux's eccentric, redheaded namesake Elly...

NME review
21.07.14

Still going strong 20 years in, Berlin trio serve up another ambient listen

NME review
yesterday

Drummer Ronald Lippok ignites the Berlin trio's otherwise passive eight studio album

NME review
18.07.14

For the most part, Ali Love's second album comes on crasser than a sleepover round Miley Cyrus' house

NME review
18.07.14

19-year-old Las Vegas resident excels on funky-house and ballad-strewn debut

The Quietus review
16.07.14

There's a scene in Total Recall (the good one from 1990) where a supposedly deluded (yet unfeasibly built) construction worker played by Arnold Schwarzenegger is surprised by the...

NME review
16.07.14

Chicago upstarts provide full throttle rock'n'roll exhilartion on UK debut

TapeFear recommendation
13.07.14

A dark claustrophobic tribute to Cronenberg's Shivers. Fantastic stuff.

Spotinews recomendation
13.07.14

Howdy. This smooth, laid-back new album by Mark Barrot was added to Spotify some weeks back. Genre: ambient/electronic. Enjoy! (One review here.) Mark Barrott – Sketches from an...

TapeFear recommendation
12.07.14

A nostalgic ambient release from Deru.

TapeFear recommendation
12.07.14

Haunting drone from the prolific Machinefabriek.

Insound review
08.07.14

Refining John Lemke’s blend of prepared piano and field recordings with hand-crafted beats and swampy bass lines, this deeply moody and danceable release bends genres with...

Insound review
08.07.14

When Ben Crook -­- one third of spectral electronic trio Eaux -­- describes his group's songs as "never finished, just abandoned" he's describing a creative process that burrows...

The Quietus review
07.07.14

There exists a neon-lit demimonde of late night bars, rain spattered streets, sleaze and danger where unmade beds in lonely rooms are encrusted with dried out bodily fluids and...

NME review
07.07.14

Elliot Gleave forges into new areas but still overdoes the bland bangers

NME review
07.07.14

Frenetic indie-skewed electronica finds moments of respite in Radiohead influences

Insound review
15.07.14

The follow-up to 2013's Book of Hours , the album comes produced by Andy Savours, whose past credits include work for My Bloody Valentine and The Horrors.

Spotinews recomendation
05.07.14

Evening. From last month: the excellent new album by Inigo Kennedy. Genre: electronic. Read this review and enjoy! Inigo Kennedy – VaudevilleFiled under: 2014, Electronic

The Quietus review
03.07.14

Despite having a limited sonic palette, Stockholm duo Roll The Dice have crafted two studio albums worth of rich, monolithic music. Many have cited Tangerine Dream as a clear key...

Clash review
03.07.14

All hustle, no muscle? Of course not...

The Quietus review
16.07.14

"It's a lot like Gorillaz, where the art is at the forefront of it and, just like us, Damon sits behind the scenes," said Jungle's Josh Lloyd-Watson to Clash earlier this year...

NME review
07.07.14

The elusive London duo's debut is a surefire summer party-starter but comes with a subtle dark side

NME review
02.07.14

Glaswegians' third album strikes a richer and denser blow

The Quietus review
14.07.14

For some reason often described as 'proggy', likened to Mogwai (they're on Mogwai's label Rock Action) and/or seen as a slightly whimsical solo project, Remember Remember torch...

Insound review
01.07.14

Globally acclaimed electronic music producer and musician deadmau5 returns with his biggest and most ambitious album project yet - one he feels to truly be his first proper body...

Clash review
27.06.14

Playful and melodic set from the Norfolk producer…

NME review
02.07.14

Icy peaks and static spasms from the Norwich producer

Clash review
25.06.14

On which worlds collide, majestically…

The Quietus review
14.07.14

The latest album from Aaron Funk starts off in the manner of the vehicle in its title, with '10th Circle Of Winnipeg', a truly superlative track in the Venetian Snares canon. The...

Insound review
24.06.14

Black Frames is a creation from two major life transitions for Dave Aju, namely the end of a long-term relationship combined with a move away from his hometown of San Francisco...

Insound review
24.06.14

The fifth and most groundbreaking album from renegade electro dubstep duo Blackburner featuring a new, innovative trap sound! Featuring an incredible array of guests including Lil...

Insound review
24.06.14

Bassnectar is one of the longest standing and most respected artists in American electronic dance music. His art brazenly oversteps the bounds of contemporary EDM, pulling from a...