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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...

Punk News review
13.05.15

Vancouver’s NEEDS (an acronym for Never Ever Ending Destruction of Society) could have started their self titled debut album with an intense, raging declaration of their power...

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...

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...

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...

Clash review
02.03.15

A disposable, trap-influenced effort...

Spotinews recomendation
09.01.15

Howdy folks. I’m finally back. The first update of 2015 is a debut album from late last year. Genre: electronic. Enjoy Brogan Bentley! (And here is a new playlist, Spotinews 071...

Clash review
07.01.15

A substantial and surprising disco collection…

Spotinews recomendation
11.12.14

Hello. This relaxing new album by Frank & Tony is a fairly recent addition to the Spotify library. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Frank & Tony – You Go GirlFiled under: 2014, Electronic

Clash review
26.11.14

A spaced-out journey – but it rightly sticks by the book…

Clash review
26.11.14

A Gaga-beater that sets the Canadian up with a bright future…

Clash review
24.11.14

A polished, well-packaged and risk-averse affair...

Clash review
20.11.14

Designed to appeal to all your senses…

Spotinews recomendation
16.11.14

Hello again. The final update of this weeks is the relaxing new album by Recondite. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! (Yes, you remember this correctly. I did write about this guy almost...

Spotinews recomendation
09.11.14

Hey there. The debut album by Les Sins was recently added to Spotify. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! (US version here.) (Stay tuned for a few more updates today!) Les Sins...

XLR8R review
23.10.14

A radio-ready UK garage album is a destination that Aus has been heading towards for a while. The eight-year-old imprint is a house label, but most artists on its roster have...

Spotinews recomendation
29.11.14

Hi. The full-length debut by Huxley was added to Spotify last month. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Huxley – BlurredFiled under: 2014, Electronic

XLR8R review
22.10.14

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...

The Quietus review
27.11.14

The underlying theme that resonates throughout Cooly G's second album Wait 'Til Night is that of the idealised nocturnal environment, an after-hours stage on which to enact scenes...

Clash review
09.10.14

Tracks that will shine in front of large festival crowds…

TapeFear recommendation
06.10.14

Blissful minimal clicks and glitch for frosty mornings.

Spotinews recomendation
19.09.14

Hello again. Can you stand another slick electronic release? If yes, please check out the debut album by Call Super and enjoy! Call Super – Suzi EctoFiled under: 2014, Electronic

XLR8R review
19.09.14

Call Super (a.k.a. Joe Seaton) isn't someone who makes things easy. That's not to say that his music is overly difficult or challenging; it's just that in an era where artists are...

XLR8R review
08.09.14

Daniel Martin-McCormick's experimental music resume is as varied as it is impressive. Membership in the bands Black Eyes and Mi Ami long ago proved the DC-born artist's chops in...

Insound review
09.09.14

Vertigo-inducing, nuanced and highly evocative, Endgame is a delirious pleasure to dive into. The album’s textures often explore inviting spaces, only to bring the listener...

XLR8R review
03.09.14

The past year or so in UK dance music has been marked by the rapid ascendance of a new wave of instrumental grime producers, many of whom are affiliated with London's monthly...

Clash review
09.09.14

An absorbing listen full of rich melodies and foreboding space...

Insound review
26.08.14

It's a bold, boisterous, brilliant album full of amazing gust vocal performances, richly layered production and the irresistible sense of groove that has set them apart from the...

Under The Radar review
28.08.14

What Basement Jaxx presented to the world 15 years ago beginning with their debut, Remedy, is what today's high profile dance music artists are fervently trying to capture. Seven...

NME review
27.08.14

The veteran house duo find fresh relevance amid the genre's revival

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...

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
19.05.14

In the span of less than two years, Afrojack has become one of electronic dance music’s major icons. From humble DJ beginnings in his native country of Holland, he has grown to...

Spotinews recomendation
10.05.14

Evening. This sweet album by Christian Löffler was added to Spotify late last month. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Christian Löffler – Young AlaskaFiled under: 2014, Electronic

Insound review
29.04.14

Super-deluxe repack of Bad Blood contains 25 tracks including rare demos, b-sides, remixes and new songs!

The Line of Best Fit review
21.03.14

On a beautiful, bittersweet solo LP, Watt embraces themes of disillusion and personal loss to echo a countrywide solemnity.

Spotinews recomendation
17.04.14

Good morning. From a very recent Spotify update comes the new album by Ben Watt. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy! (Note: US release date is April 29.) Ben Watt – HendraFiled under: 2014...

The Line of Best Fit review
14.03.14

Marcus Lambkin’s latest succeeds most greatly when he moves away from his beloved, straight up house – though there’s still plenty of that to enjoy.

NME review
17.03.14

DFA act mixes acid prog, disco and house in irresistible style