Category Archives: Electronic

Teengirl Fantasy ~ 8am

If, like me, you have a brain that stores away trivial information such as End of Year Charts then you might be think ‘Teengirl Fantasy? Weren’t they big on Pitchfork one year?’ And you’d be right – their single “Cheaters”

Teengirl Fantasy ~ 8am

If, like me, you have a brain that stores away trivial information such as End of Year Charts then you might be think ‘Teengirl Fantasy? Weren’t they big on Pitchfork one year?’ And you’d be right – their single “Cheaters”

Ümlaut ~ Vasco da Gama

Proudly adorned with a redundant accent that is usually the domain of metal bands, Ümlaut presents an album named after the Portuguese explorer who is best known for being the first European to reach India by sea. It’s a very

Ümlaut ~ Vasco da Gama

Proudly adorned with a redundant accent that is usually the domain of metal bands, Ümlaut presents an album named after the Portuguese explorer who is best known for being the first European to reach India by sea. It’s a very

Two EPs from Hyperdub

If there was ever an indication of time speeding up as the years go by, it’s the realisation that Hyperdub’s first release was way back in 2004 – and the 5 Years of Hyperdub discs have been sitting on my

Two EPs from Hyperdub

If there was ever an indication of time speeding up as the years go by, it’s the realisation that Hyperdub’s first release was way back in 2004 – and the 5 Years of Hyperdub discs have been sitting on my

Deison | Mingle ~ Innersurface

The subject of time has proven to be a gushing borehole for creative types. From Proust reminiscing and reflecting upon what once was, to William Basinski evincing humanity’s decaying mortality, artists have clung to this passing intangibility with fingers of butter

Deison | Mingle ~ Innersurface

The subject of time has proven to be a gushing borehole for creative types. From Proust reminiscing and reflecting upon what once was, to William Basinski evincing humanity’s decaying mortality, artists have clung to this passing intangibility with fingers of butter

Golden Diskó Ship ~ Imaginary Boys

On most albums, there’s a single moment in which one leans into the album or leans away.  On Imaginary Boys, the moment arrives early, at 2:02 of the opening track.  The Middle Eastern groove of “Flaming Flamingo” has already been established

Golden Diskó Ship ~ Imaginary Boys

On most albums, there’s a single moment in which one leans into the album or leans away.  On Imaginary Boys, the moment arrives early, at 2:02 of the opening track.  The Middle Eastern groove of “Flaming Flamingo” has already been established

Lullatone ~ Thinking About Thursdays

How would Japan’s Shawn and Yoshimi (Lullatone) follow up their happy set of seasonal EPs?  By releasing a song every Thursday for a year, leaving a contrail of joyful, exuberant, child-friendly music in their wake, like 52 toys dropped on

Lullatone ~ Thinking About Thursdays

How would Japan’s Shawn and Yoshimi (Lullatone) follow up their happy set of seasonal EPs?  By releasing a song every Thursday for a year, leaving a contrail of joyful, exuberant, child-friendly music in their wake, like 52 toys dropped on

Umor Rex ~ March Batch

Moody soundscapes, crisp electronics, suspense film synth and layered voice: the four artists in Umor Rex’s March Batch might not attend the same parties, but they are united here by date and design.  This may be the label’s best batch

Umor Rex ~ March Batch

Moody soundscapes, crisp electronics, suspense film synth and layered voice: the four artists in Umor Rex’s March Batch might not attend the same parties, but they are united here by date and design.  This may be the label’s best batch