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Under The Radar review
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I only have memories of listening to Tanlines in summer months, which led me to mistakenly believe they timed each of their first three releases (two EPs and one LP) to coincide...

The Quietus review
27.05.15

In numerous interviews over the years, techno godfather Jeff Mills has often talked about the future of the genre as a music form breaking out and moving beyond the confines of...

Clash review
27.05.15

Impressive new statement from the bass collective...

The Quietus review
22.05.15

Post-rock has stagnated a bit. I blame bands' pandering to expectations and genre definitions. Remember Disco Inferno and Dirty Three? They didn't really look at what the rest of...

The Quietus review
20.05.15

The rapid resurgence and expansion of the Paris dance scene has brought with it it's share of names, but it has also brought a loss of consistency as formerly-underground parties...

The Quietus review
20.05.15

The tale of why Róisín Murphy isn't a super massive global pop thing will have future historians scratching their heads in disbelief. How someone with chart form as one half of...

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...

Under The Radar review
15.05.15

Hot Chip have built a career on transcending and challenging the parameters of dance music. More

Clash review
22.05.15

Impressive new album...

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.

Under The Radar review
29.04.15

The album format has proved a tricky one for Shlohmo. More

Under The Radar review
27.04.15

At once thrilling, confounding, manic, and deeply conservative, Damogen Furies is, at long last, essential Squarepusher. More

The Quietus review
30.04.15

Damogen Furies needs a massive warning label: "Please clear the immediate space between you and any living/breakable organisms"' it could say before refuting, "Just don't hurt...

Under The Radar review
24.04.15

Braids have always felt like the right band at the wrong time. Their first two records-Flourish // Perish and Native Speaker-are remarkable melanges of twitching experimental pop...

The Quietus review
22.04.15

Given Mike Greene, aka Fort Romeau's previous home was Not Not Fun's dance-focused 100% Silk imprint, it comes as little surprise that there's something of the hauntological about...

Under The Radar review
17.04.15

It's easy to forget that Passion Pit's first two records of critically acclaimed ebullient, stadium-ready synth pop, 2009's Manners and 2012's Gossamer, harbored lyrics that...

Under The Radar review
16.04.15

The opening of Makes a King, the third album from The Very Best, sounds like the cries from The Lion King. More

Clash review
16.04.15

Russian producer delivers sonic travelogue...

The Quietus review
15.04.15

Berlin's love affair with electronic music, notably (but not exclusively) techno, is rather unique amongst urban party scenes. Obviously, electronic music is the backbone of most...

The Quietus review
14.04.15

Suuns' last release, Images Du Futur, was, for me at least, a classic example of an album that slowly invades the brain's pleasure centres rather than immediately overwhelming the...

Sonic Router review
13.04.15

Sagat’s Melting The Earth Onto The Body Without Organs is out now on VLEK. Buy it on Bandcamp.

Under The Radar review
09.04.15

Matt and Kim's live shows are riotous, high-flying (literally, in Kim's case) celebrations of pure joy, and whether or not their albums quite match the levels of that buzz, they...

Under The Radar review
07.04.15

Chaz Bundick, the recording artist whose music most often bears the name Toro y Moi, is a busy chameleon of a producer. More

Clash review
07.04.15

An adept education on equilibrium...

Clash review
06.04.15

Nantes house DJ turns it up to eleven...

The Quietus review
02.04.15

Sometimes, despite my immediate inclinations, it's a good thing for an artist to draw back from minimalism and gravitate towards a musical form that's more approachable. I make no...

The Quietus review
02.04.15

One of the striking things about Glasgow's music scene – and the wider musical community in Scotland – is the camaraderie between bands. There's room for a multitude of genres and...

Clash review
27.03.15

Impressive second album from the Night Slugs producer...

The Quietus review
14.04.15

Dance and experimental producers crossing over into pop territory is nothing new, but the dismissive response given by underground critics and listeners to those who make the jump...

The Quietus review
26.03.15

Struggling artists looking for a break can take comfort in knowing that today it's not just hard work and dedication that can get you heard. You might need a little patience...

The Quietus review
24.03.15

The balance between artistic integrity and commercial success has always been a fine one to tread in the pressurised world of underground music, now more so than ever as the...

Clash review
09.04.15

Experienced producer in a - dare we say - back to basics approach...