Category Archives: Electronic

Illuvia ~ Iridescence of Clouds

Those who follow Los Angeles label A Strangely Isolated Place already know that every vinyl edition looks sublime; but the newest double-vinyl album from Iluvia may be their best yet.  Prince would be proud to see this pair of purple eggs.  And while the

Illuvia ~ Iridescence of Clouds

Those who follow Los Angeles label A Strangely Isolated Place already know that every vinyl edition looks sublime; but the newest double-vinyl album from Iluvia may be their best yet.  Prince would be proud to see this pair of purple eggs.  And while the

2021 Winter Music Preview ~ Electronic

Over the past year, our Electronic department has become our most active, and with good reason: we need these upbeat flavors, these reminders of body movement, these tempoed tunes to remind us that better days are on their way.  The

2021 Winter Music Preview ~ Electronic

Over the past year, our Electronic department has become our most active, and with good reason: we need these upbeat flavors, these reminders of body movement, these tempoed tunes to remind us that better days are on their way.  The

ACL 2020 ~ Top Ten Electronic

One of 2020’s greatest ironies was a surge in dance music ~ while clubs were being shuttered across the globe.  The surge reflected the desire to dance, and people didn’t stop dancing, happily demonstrated by Berlin’s drive-in raves.  Others danced

ACL 2020 ~ Top Ten Electronic

One of 2020’s greatest ironies was a surge in dance music ~ while clubs were being shuttered across the globe.  The surge reflected the desire to dance, and people didn’t stop dancing, happily demonstrated by Berlin’s drive-in raves.  Others danced

Xyla ~ Ways

Electronic music is cold and soulless. You’ve heard this truism from an acquaintance. They are wearing a Pink Floyd shirt. They refuse to believe that knobs and buttons have the same emotional capacities as strummed guitars. Point them to this

Xyla ~ Ways

Electronic music is cold and soulless. You’ve heard this truism from an acquaintance. They are wearing a Pink Floyd shirt. They refuse to believe that knobs and buttons have the same emotional capacities as strummed guitars. Point them to this

Brian Eno ~ Film Music 1976 – 2020

Two scenes from an A&R office. Scene One. Interior, day: a record company office circa 1978. Enter Umm and Err, two record execs. Umm: So we’ve just heard, Brian wants us to release his next album, Music For Films. Err:

Brian Eno ~ Film Music 1976 – 2020

Two scenes from an A&R office. Scene One. Interior, day: a record company office circa 1978. Enter Umm and Err, two record execs. Umm: So we’ve just heard, Brian wants us to release his next album, Music For Films. Err:

kamau kuru ~ Cafe Culture

When a website is run by a person whose icon is a coffee cup, a coffee-themed release is going to receive immediate attention.  This happy mix has the same effect as a strong espresso, and the barista-inspired dialogue clips are

kamau kuru ~ Cafe Culture

When a website is run by a person whose icon is a coffee cup, a coffee-themed release is going to receive immediate attention.  This happy mix has the same effect as a strong espresso, and the barista-inspired dialogue clips are

Somatic Responses ~ The Dogma of Function

What should an industrial music label do when good news lands ~ for example, the recent election of an empathetic president or the announcement of two new vaccines?  The answer: wait it out.  There’s still enough apocalyptic news to go

Somatic Responses ~ The Dogma of Function

What should an industrial music label do when good news lands ~ for example, the recent election of an empathetic president or the announcement of two new vaccines?  The answer: wait it out.  There’s still enough apocalyptic news to go

Joris Voorn ~ Rotterdam (Global Underground 43)

Global Underground was THE premiere DJ mix series of the late 90s and early 00s, with mixes from Paul Oakenfold, John Digweed, Nick Warren, Sasha and more not only reflecting the club culture of the day, but influencing it.  These CDs

Joris Voorn ~ Rotterdam (Global Underground 43)

Global Underground was THE premiere DJ mix series of the late 90s and early 00s, with mixes from Paul Oakenfold, John Digweed, Nick Warren, Sasha and more not only reflecting the club culture of the day, but influencing it.  These CDs