Category Archives: Electronic

Joyul ~ Earwitness

The term earwitness was coined by Murray Schaffer to signify “one who testifies or can testify to what he or she has heard.”  Seoul’s Joyul uses her debut album to do the same.  While the album has lyrics, one would be hard-pressed to

Joyul ~ Earwitness

The term earwitness was coined by Murray Schaffer to signify “one who testifies or can testify to what he or she has heard.”  Seoul’s Joyul uses her debut album to do the same.  While the album has lyrics, one would be hard-pressed to

2022 Winter Music Preview ~ Electronic

Can you remember the last time you went clubbing? For many of us, it’s a distant memory.  But the beats keep coming, the 12″s keep spinning, and new dance moves are always being invented.  Thankfully DJs and electronic-minded artists have

2022 Winter Music Preview ~ Electronic

Can you remember the last time you went clubbing? For many of us, it’s a distant memory.  But the beats keep coming, the 12″s keep spinning, and new dance moves are always being invented.  Thankfully DJs and electronic-minded artists have

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Electronic

Due to lockdowns and quarantines, most of us have not gone clubbing for years.  Thankfully, electronic artists have kept making music during the pandemic ~ although not all of it for dancing.  They can imagine an alternate universe in which our

ACL 2021 ~ Top Ten Electronic

Due to lockdowns and quarantines, most of us have not gone clubbing for years.  Thankfully, electronic artists have kept making music during the pandemic ~ although not all of it for dancing.  They can imagine an alternate universe in which our

Meitei ~ Kofū II / 古風 II

Kofū II / 古風 II comes as a nice surprise, as it follows a revered trilogy while operating as a sequel.  After last year’s Kofū, Meitei‘s realized that he had over 60 extra tracks and a lot more to say.  (Note to

Meitei ~ Kofū II / 古風 II

Kofū II / 古風 II comes as a nice surprise, as it follows a revered trilogy while operating as a sequel.  After last year’s Kofū, Meitei‘s realized that he had over 60 extra tracks and a lot more to say.  (Note to

Rival Consoles ~ Overflow

Overflow is a dance album, composed for Alexander Whitley’s production of the same name; but some of the tracks have enormous club potential as well.  The album also manages the rare feat of being a dynamic home listen; as the music

Rival Consoles ~ Overflow

Overflow is a dance album, composed for Alexander Whitley’s production of the same name; but some of the tracks have enormous club potential as well.  The album also manages the rare feat of being a dynamic home listen; as the music

Sonae ~ Summer

Summer may not sound like summer, but that’s okay, because the season has just ended in the Northern Hemisphere.  Instead, Sonae‘s album is an ode to a lost summer ~ the summer of 2020 ~ and a warning that future summers may

Sonae ~ Summer

Summer may not sound like summer, but that’s okay, because the season has just ended in the Northern Hemisphere.  Instead, Sonae‘s album is an ode to a lost summer ~ the summer of 2020 ~ and a warning that future summers may

Eric Chamberlain ~ Quadratura Cinetectura

Years have passed since the last ambitious industrial album.  While we had given up hope, we still held on to the possibility that such a thing could happen.  The dual surprise is the fact that such an album has appeared, and

Eric Chamberlain ~ Quadratura Cinetectura

Years have passed since the last ambitious industrial album.  While we had given up hope, we still held on to the possibility that such a thing could happen.  The dual surprise is the fact that such an album has appeared, and

Lyra Pramuk & Various Artists ~ Delta

Last year’s Fountain made Lyra Pramuk’s talent clear for all to listen, an intricately metaphorical view of creativity as generative interactions, her voice an augmented stream of emotional code from which a multiplicity arises, a productive erasure of what belongs

Lyra Pramuk & Various Artists ~ Delta

Last year’s Fountain made Lyra Pramuk’s talent clear for all to listen, an intricately metaphorical view of creativity as generative interactions, her voice an augmented stream of emotional code from which a multiplicity arises, a productive erasure of what belongs