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Nicolas Jaar - Cenizas [OP055]

Nicolas Jaar - Cenizas [OP055]

Label: Other People
Treck list:
  • 01. Vanish
  • 02. Menysid
  • 03. Cenizas
  • 04. Agosto
  • 05. Gocce
  • 06. Mud
  • 07. Vacíar
  • 08. Sunder
  • 09. Hello, Chain
  • 10. Rubble
  • 11. Garden
  • 12. Xerox
  • 13. Faith Made of Silk

Nico Jaar chases up his production for FKA Twigs with his 4th solo album, landing nearly a decade since his head-turning debut ‘Space Is Only Noise’. The result is a typically slow moving batc...

Daniel Avery, Alessandro Cortini - Illusion Of Time [PHLP12]
7.4
7.6

Daniel Avery, Alessandro Cortini - Illusion Of Time [PHLP12]

Label: Phantasy
Treck list:
  • 01. Sun
  • 02. Illusion Of Time
  • 03. CC Pad
  • 04. Space Channel
  • 05. Inside The Ruins
  • 06. At First Sight
  • 07. Interrupted By The Cloud Of Light
  • 08. Enter Exit
  • 09. Water
  • 10. Stills

Avery and Cortini feel out emotionally raw synth circuitry across an album of rolling topographies strongly comparable to Blanck Mass, Abul Mogard, Tim Hecker.

Noah Gibson - Press On [NE72]

Noah Gibson - Press On [NE72]

Label: Northern Electronics
Treck list:
  • 01. Alive
  • 02. Innermost
  • 03. Gone (Remnants)
  • 04. Spark
  • 05. Flashback (Mid 90s)
  • 06. There (I Wish I Could Be)

Noah Gibson marks his first appearance on North Electronics with an EP of plaintive meditations on his innermost causes and conflicts. Acidic enthusiasm spirals out of control in innumerable w...

Daft Punk - Deep Cuts

Daft Punk - Deep Cuts

Label: None
Treck list:
  • 01. The Chemical Brothers - Life Is Sweet (Daft Punk Remix)
  • 02. Daft Punk - Phoenix (Basement Jaxx Remix)
  • 03. Scott Grooves - Mothership Reconnection (feat. Parliament, Funkadelic) (Daft Punk Remix)
  • 04. Daft Punk - Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger (The Neptunes Remix)
  • 05. Daft Punk - Human After All (Guy-Man After All - Justice Remix)
  • 06. Daft Punk - Teachers
  • 07. Daft Punk - TRON Legacy (End Titles)
  • 08. ICube - Disco Cubizm (Daft Punk Remix)
  • 09. Manu Le Malin, Thomas Bangalter - M18
  • 10. Daft Punk, The Crystal Method - The Grid (Remixed By The Crystal Method)
  • 11. Daft Punk - Revolution 909 (Roger Sanchez Remix)
  • 12. Da Mongoloids - Spark Da Meth (Bangin Like A Benzi Mix)
  • 13. Ian Pooley - Chord Memory (Daft Punk Remix)
  • 14. Daft Punk - Veridis Quo
  • 15. Daft Punk - Human-Together-One More Time-Stardust (Instrumental) (Live) (Bonus Track)

Daft Punk's alt versions and remixes will satiate fans of live house and electronic grooves. The Neptunes take "Harder Better Faster Stronger" to a '90s East Coast hip-hop club, while Parisian...

William Basinski - Hymns of Oblivion

William Basinski - Hymns of Oblivion

Label: Temporary Residence Limited
Treck list:
  • 01. Because
  • 02. Hymns of Oblivion
  • 03. The Great Warriors
  • 04. Within This Dark I Heard You
  • 05. The Glass of Gloom
  • 06. Mesmerized
  • 07. A Ring of Smoke
  • 08. Time
  • 09. The Abandoned Fields
  • 10. Where the World Waits
  • 11. The Chemistry of Life

Avant-garde composer William Basinski has released a project called Hymns of Oblivion. The 30-year-old song cycle features lyrics by Jennifer Jaffe, of art collective TODT.

Primitive World - The Revolt Of Aphrodite [ELP048]

Primitive World - The Revolt Of Aphrodite [ELP048]

Label: Ecstatic
Treck list:
  • 01. All This Vulgar Data
  • 02. Ioanthe Dances
  • 03. Olive Pits Burned By Lye
  • 04. The Heart Of Our Perplexities
  • 05. Skins Plastered With White Lead
  • 06. RV03
  • 07. Flesh Made From Compressed Ideals
  • 08. Ideas Made From Compressed Impulses
  • 09. Harpalus Among The Tombs
  • 10. The Foetus Of A Love Song

Primitive World mines obscure and vibrant paths on this strong new LP for Ecstatic, inspired once again by the forgotten sci-fi novels of Lawrence Durrell and finding a curious lane somewhere ...

Seven Orbits - EP0001 [SBKT032]

Seven Orbits - EP0001 [SBKT032]

Label: SVBKVLT
Treck list:
  • 01. Ravevv101
  • 02. Mantis
  • 03. Ganglion
  • 04. Submechanophobia
  • 05. SandGrainss
  • 06. Ganglion (Gooooose remix)
  • 07. Mantis (Zaliva-D Remix)
  • 08. Submechanophobia (33EMYBW Remix)

EP00001 is the first audio release from Matteo Zamagni's Seven Orbits project. 5 original tracks including a collaboration with Nervous Horizon's TSVI, plus remixes from 33EMYBW, Gooooose and ...

Future Beat Alliance - Never Forever [RS2002]

Future Beat Alliance - Never Forever [RS2002]

Label: R&S
Treck list:
  • 01. Never Forever
  • 02. Never Forever (Afriquas Neverclear Mix)

R&S welcome electronic composer Matthew Puffett AKA Future Beat Alliance with his killer single ’Never Forever’ a sublime slice of broken beat techno that originally had a limited release on h...

Mike Slott - Vignettes [LM050D]

Mike Slott - Vignettes [LM050D]

Label: LuckyMe
Treck list:
  • 01. Simple Dreams of Simple Days
  • 02. Milky Oceans
  • 03. Letting Go
  • 04. Keep Me Here
  • 05. Testing Ground
  • 06. Tabriz
  • 07. Falling Through

10 years since he spearheaded the wonky hip hop movement, Slott returns with a suite of serene, beat-less ‘Vignettes’ to mark distance travelled since the late ‘00s.

The results...

Hodge - Shadows In Blue [HTH122]

Hodge - Shadows In Blue [HTH122]

Label: Houndstooth
Treck list:
  • 01. Canopy Shy
  • 02. The World Is New Again
  • 03. Sense Inversion
  • 04. Shadows In Blue
  • 05. Lanacut
  • 06. Sol
  • 07. Lanes
  • 08. Cutie
  • 09. Ghost Of Akina (Rainbow Edition)
  • 10. One Last Dance

Nach Releases auf Label wie Livity Sound, Berceuse Heroique und Peach Discs und der Zusammenstellung der neuen Mother's Finest-Compilation samt Veranstaltungen in Berlin und Leipzig (Februar 2...

Laughing Ears - Blue Dusk [DECISIONS18]

Laughing Ears - Blue Dusk [DECISIONS18]

Label: Decisions
Treck list:
  • 01. Blue Dusk
  • 02. A Tinge Of Hope
  • 03. The Smiling Mask
  • 04. Smash The Shackles

Shanghai-based Laughing Ears extends her praxis of psycho-sonic inquiry on 'Blue Dusk', DECISIONS' first release of 2020. Laughing Ears deep-dives a crepuscular environment teeming with insect...

Sary Moussa - Imbalance [OP052]

Sary Moussa - Imbalance [OP052]

Label: Other People
Treck list:
  • 01. In Praise of Shadows
  • 02. Figure
  • 03. Distance
  • 04. Rest
  • 05. Weight
  • 06. South
  • 07. Tides

Lebanese composer Sary Moussa debuts on Nico Jaar’s Other People with a hauntingly wistful synthetic sound comparable to a more melancholic Emptyset or Sote work.

Delroy Edwards - Slap Happy [LIES150]
6.4

Delroy Edwards - Slap Happy [LIES150]

Label: L.I.E.S.
Treck list:
  • 01. Slap Happy
  • 02. Snake Eyes
  • 03. Buckeye Beats
  • 04. Nitemare House
  • 05. Rock This Place
  • 07. Firehouse
  • 08. I Am The One

Delroy Edwards at his old skool Chicago-style best for L.I.E.S. on this banging 8-track LP. Kicking it nostalgic for the late ‘80s WBMX sound of the Windy City, Edwards follows from the dirt o...

Vladislav Delay - Rakka [CR11]
8.0

Vladislav Delay - Rakka [CR11]

Label: Cosmo Rhythmatic
Treck list:
  • 01. Rakka
  • 02. Raajat
  • 03. Rakkine
  • 04. Raakile
  • 05. Rampa
  • 06. Raataja
  • 07. Rasite

On his first new album in 5 years, Vladislav Delay renders an extreme ecology of electronic sound inspired by time spent above the arctic circle, surrounded by tundra and the raw force of natu...

Konx-Om-Pax - Return to Cascada

Konx-Om-Pax - Return to Cascada

Label: Planet Mu
Treck list:
  • 01. Rez (Skee Mask Remix)
  • 02. Return to Cascada
  • 03. Saule Acid (Club Mix)
  • 04. I am for Real (Ambient Mix)
  • 05. Caramel (Live Version)
  • 06. Teufelsberg

Tom Scholefield follows last year's optimistic album Ways of Seeing, which saw Konx-om-Pax take things directly to the dancefloor, with Return to Cascada, revisiting the album and looking at c...

Katie Gately - Loom [HTH121]
7.7
7.8

Katie Gately - Loom [HTH121]

Label: Houndstooth
Treck list:
  • 01. Ritual
  • 02. Allay
  • 03. Waltz
  • 04. Bracer
  • 05. Rite
  • 06. Tower
  • 07. Flow
  • 08. Rest

Following remix work for Björk and Zola Jesus, productions for serpentwithfeet and her debut album on Tri-Angle, American experimental musician and producer Katie Gately moves to Houndstooth f...

Jacoti Sommes - Travel Time [OM126]

Jacoti Sommes - Travel Time [OM126]

Label: Orange Milk
Treck list:
  • 01. Mars
  • 02. Subblue
  • 03. Phase i
  • 04. Pulse Start
  • 05. Push On
  • 06. Phase ii
  • 07. Everthing Is Fine
  • 08. I Got Your Back
  • 09. Phase iii
  • 10. Bear Bear

Quizzical mix of kosmische synths, late night Detroit vibes and ‘90s AI-era electro from Colombus, OH mainman, Jacoti Sommes: a must check for fans of owt from Dam Funk to Luek Vibert, Steve M...

Euglossine - Psaronius

Euglossine - Psaronius

Label: Orange Milk
Treck list:
  • 01. Balloon 1995
  • 02. Nightflowers at the Beach of Oblivion
  • 03. Utah Teapot
  • 04. Dryocampa Messenger Service
  • 05. Psaronius
  • 06. QRID
  • 07. Megaphyton
  • 08. Carneros AVA

Intricately accomplished and evocative synth composition from Euglossine - warmly recommended to fans of 0PN, James Ferraro, Sun Araw, Lifted.

Sign Libra - Sea to Sea [RVNGL60]
7.2

Sign Libra - Sea to Sea [RVNGL60]

Label: RVNG Intl.
Treck list:
  • 01. Sea of Fecundity
  • 02. Sea of Islands
  • 03. Sea of Waves
  • 04. Sea of Serenity
  • 05. Sea of Vapours
  • 06. Sea of Nectar
  • 07. Sea of Cleverness
  • 08. Sea of Tranquility
  • 09. Sea of Knowledge

Sign Libra deftly refreshes new age tropes in a beautifully breezy LP of ambient-dance-pop certain to charm lovers of records by early Grimes, Kate Bush, YMO, Ana Roxanne, Maria Minerva.

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