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Machinefabriek ~ Crumble

Many of Machinefabriek’s greatest works are long-form pieces, and the 34-minute Crumble is Rutger Zuydervelt’s finest release since last year’s Sneeuwstorm.  We recall that album because it seems that a piece of that work has snuck into this one: the howl & crunch of

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Machinefabriek ~ Crumble

Many of Machinefabriek’s greatest works are long-form pieces, and the 34-minute Crumble is Rutger Zuydervelt’s finest release since last year’s Sneeuwstorm.  We recall that album because it seems that a piece of that work has snuck into this one: the howl & crunch of

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Wrekmeister Harmonies ~ Light Falls

Wrekmeister Harmonies has scored as high as #2 on one of ACL’s year-end charts; Godspeed You! Black Emperor has hit #1.  So what in the world are the two of these artists doing together?  It’s just not fair! The GY!BE

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Wrekmeister Harmonies ~ Light Falls

Wrekmeister Harmonies has scored as high as #2 on one of ACL’s year-end charts; Godspeed You! Black Emperor has hit #1.  So what in the world are the two of these artists doing together?  It’s just not fair! The GY!BE

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LCNL 073: Thomas Ragsdale’s Decaying City

This month’s mix comes courtesy of Thomas Ragsdale.  As one-half of the duo worriedaboutsatan, Thomas has previously contributed to this series with last year’s worriedaboutdrone mix (LCNL 062).  In addition to worriedaboutsatan and his commercial work, Thomas has recently begun

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LCNL 073: Thomas Ragsdale’s Decaying City

This month’s mix comes courtesy of Thomas Ragsdale.  As one-half of the duo worriedaboutsatan, Thomas has previously contributed to this series with last year’s worriedaboutdrone mix (LCNL 062).  In addition to worriedaboutsatan and his commercial work, Thomas has recently begun

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Helen Money ~ Becoming Zero

The fourth solo album for rock cellist Alison Chesley (Helen Money), Becoming Zero is more melancholic than its predecessors, and for good reason: the album was recorded after the death of her parents.  The stages of grief are apparent here, in particular

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Helen Money ~ Becoming Zero

The fourth solo album for rock cellist Alison Chesley (Helen Money), Becoming Zero is more melancholic than its predecessors, and for good reason: the album was recorded after the death of her parents.  The stages of grief are apparent here, in particular

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Jóhann Jóhannsson ~ Orphée

Most readers will be surprised to learn that six years have passed since Jóhann Jóhannsson‘s last solo album.  The artist’s film work during this time has been so prolific and publicly recognized that it would be easy to assume that he’s

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Jóhann Jóhannsson ~ Orphée

Most readers will be surprised to learn that six years have passed since Jóhann Jóhannsson‘s last solo album.  The artist’s film work during this time has been so prolific and publicly recognized that it would be easy to assume that he’s

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Molécule – 60°43′ Nord (Deluxe Edition)

Molécule‘s 60°43′ Nord is the techno record that won’t die, and for good reason.  First released in 2015, the album was recorded on a fishing boat in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, and contains its rolling qualities as well as

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Molécule – 60°43′ Nord (Deluxe Edition)

Molécule‘s 60°43′ Nord is the techno record that won’t die, and for good reason.  First released in 2015, the album was recorded on a fishing boat in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, and contains its rolling qualities as well as

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Pigeon Laundry ~ S/T

It’s hard to resist a duo whose first single and video features a leaf blower.  Yes, “Blow” is destined to be the go-to track for lawn workers this upcoming season.  Yet while the leaf blower is the highlight, this brilliant track doesn’t

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Pigeon Laundry ~ S/T

It’s hard to resist a duo whose first single and video features a leaf blower.  Yes, “Blow” is destined to be the go-to track for lawn workers this upcoming season.  Yet while the leaf blower is the highlight, this brilliant track doesn’t