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*Press A* ~ Voidrun, Yuppie Psycho

Pentadrangle ~  Voidrun Voidrun is, without a doubt, one of the most enjoyable chiptune surprises of the year. It does what its MIDI-inspired kind of electronic does best: mash genres up into unique, new-sounding music. It’s got an old-school metallic

*Press A* ~ Voidrun, Yuppie Psycho

Pentadrangle ~  Voidrun Voidrun is, without a doubt, one of the most enjoyable chiptune surprises of the year. It does what its MIDI-inspired kind of electronic does best: mash genres up into unique, new-sounding music. It’s got an old-school metallic

Mukqs ~ SD Biomix

When we imagine things like cyborgs and the integration of technology with biology we are usually continuing a long-running philosophical division between ‘natural’ and ‘artificial’, one we tend to exaggerate in the images of robotic arms and microchip-enhanced eyes. Arguably,

Mukqs ~ SD Biomix

When we imagine things like cyborgs and the integration of technology with biology we are usually continuing a long-running philosophical division between ‘natural’ and ‘artificial’, one we tend to exaggerate in the images of robotic arms and microchip-enhanced eyes. Arguably,

Juri Seo ~ Respiri

Interrelation is at the heart of Juri Seo’s Respiri, the connective tissue that binds all those things we think of as separate or incompatible. Classical and avant-garde, simple and complex, warm and cold, tonal and atonal – the list goes

Juri Seo ~ Respiri

Interrelation is at the heart of Juri Seo’s Respiri, the connective tissue that binds all those things we think of as separate or incompatible. Classical and avant-garde, simple and complex, warm and cold, tonal and atonal – the list goes

Sunn O))) ~ Life Metal

A good joke always reveals a particular truth about its object, whether in white or black form. The title of this album is a running joke in the band’s milieu, one that spans from simply going to exercise all the

Sunn O))) ~ Life Metal

A good joke always reveals a particular truth about its object, whether in white or black form. The title of this album is a running joke in the band’s milieu, one that spans from simply going to exercise all the

Toby Marks & Andrew Heath ~ Motion

Motion is the first album-length collaboration by sound artist Andrew Heath and multi-faceted musician Toby Marks, the result of which is a vast exploration of sounds from places and experiences in England and Wales, each representing the four cardinal points

Toby Marks & Andrew Heath ~ Motion

Motion is the first album-length collaboration by sound artist Andrew Heath and multi-faceted musician Toby Marks, the result of which is a vast exploration of sounds from places and experiences in England and Wales, each representing the four cardinal points

Alvin Curran/Reinier van Houdt ~ Dead Beats

Order and chaos. We usually think of them in manicheistic terms, as fundamentally incompatible states that are mutually annulling, extending that same logic to the relationship between the avant-garde and tradition. Dead Beats relies on that contrasting setup to carry

Alvin Curran/Reinier van Houdt ~ Dead Beats

Order and chaos. We usually think of them in manicheistic terms, as fundamentally incompatible states that are mutually annulling, extending that same logic to the relationship between the avant-garde and tradition. Dead Beats relies on that contrasting setup to carry

*Press A* ~ Wonder Wickets, Katana Zero

Stijn van Wakeren ~ Wonder Wickets Wonder Wickets is a cheery mini-golf game with a happy soundtrack to match, taking cues from party games and underlined by a Japanese-game-soundtrack melodic sensibility that makes it just shine with color. Its classicality

*Press A* ~ Wonder Wickets, Katana Zero

Stijn van Wakeren ~ Wonder Wickets Wonder Wickets is a cheery mini-golf game with a happy soundtrack to match, taking cues from party games and underlined by a Japanese-game-soundtrack melodic sensibility that makes it just shine with color. Its classicality