Category Archives: Electronic

Broken Thoughts ~ Realign

Once again, an album cover helps to draw us into the record.  Frédéric Fontenoy’s eerily manipulated art is as alien as the industrial music it advertises.  While we’ve seen the stretched image technique used in videos by Hiroshi Kondo and

Broken Thoughts ~ Realign

Once again, an album cover helps to draw us into the record.  Frédéric Fontenoy’s eerily manipulated art is as alien as the industrial music it advertises.  While we’ve seen the stretched image technique used in videos by Hiroshi Kondo and

P.E.A.R.L. ~ Temptation Through Impatience

The modern world is swamped by skittish, lazy, and infrequently well-meaning attempts to direct our fellow human beings towards ideas of living mindfully, compassionately and well. But where are those championing our final weak moments? Our enfeebled pulse? Our croaking

P.E.A.R.L. ~ Temptation Through Impatience

The modern world is swamped by skittish, lazy, and infrequently well-meaning attempts to direct our fellow human beings towards ideas of living mindfully, compassionately and well. But where are those championing our final weak moments? Our enfeebled pulse? Our croaking

Badmixday ~ A Quiet Mind Awaits

To what do we owe the spiritual atmosphere of this warm tape?  Perhaps we can credit the Sufi meditations of Anıl Berk Çetin (Badmixday), the calming presence of guest stars or the comforting influence of trip-hop.  The answer is likely a combination

Badmixday ~ A Quiet Mind Awaits

To what do we owe the spiritual atmosphere of this warm tape?  Perhaps we can credit the Sufi meditations of Anıl Berk Çetin (Badmixday), the calming presence of guest stars or the comforting influence of trip-hop.  The answer is likely a combination

Ezekiel Honig ~ A Passage of Concrete

The sounds of everyday life frequently saturate the music on A Passage of Concrete – indeed, if you were to listen to just the second track “Visiting A Recent Past” you might think we should be filing this under the

Ezekiel Honig ~ A Passage of Concrete

The sounds of everyday life frequently saturate the music on A Passage of Concrete – indeed, if you were to listen to just the second track “Visiting A Recent Past” you might think we should be filing this under the

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