Category Archives: Electronic

Anatole ~ Emulsion

One minute into Emulsion, something unexpected happens. After vibraphone, snare drum, and acoustic bass build alongside a lulling piano motif, a breakbeat groove slices through the arrangement.  In its wake: a choppy piano loop and thumping, gridline percussion. Despite its early

Anatole ~ Emulsion

One minute into Emulsion, something unexpected happens. After vibraphone, snare drum, and acoustic bass build alongside a lulling piano motif, a breakbeat groove slices through the arrangement.  In its wake: a choppy piano loop and thumping, gridline percussion. Despite its early

*Press A* ~ The Eternal Castle, Cultist Simulator, Night of the Blood Moon

Kiiro ~ The Eternal Castle A game from 1987 that never existed remade, with a brand “new” soundtrack. This is, of course, the premise of any and all synthwave, of which The Eternal Castle is the latest, most exciting example.

*Press A* ~ The Eternal Castle, Cultist Simulator, Night of the Blood Moon

Kiiro ~ The Eternal Castle A game from 1987 that never existed remade, with a brand “new” soundtrack. This is, of course, the premise of any and all synthwave, of which The Eternal Castle is the latest, most exciting example.

*Press A* ~ Tasty 2018 Leftovers: Below

The curse of compiling annual lists of our favorite releases is that a few soundtracks are always released too late in the year for us to properly digest. We thus present over the coming days three albums that would have

*Press A* ~ Tasty 2018 Leftovers: Below

The curse of compiling annual lists of our favorite releases is that a few soundtracks are always released too late in the year for us to properly digest. We thus present over the coming days three albums that would have

w. baer ~ de dust2

de dust2 is perfectly suited for the cassette format.  The tracks are in different styles, but linked together like a mix tape, solidifying the theme of memory.  Any fans immersed in cassette culture will always feel something was lost first in

w. baer ~ de dust2

de dust2 is perfectly suited for the cassette format.  The tracks are in different styles, but linked together like a mix tape, solidifying the theme of memory.  Any fans immersed in cassette culture will always feel something was lost first in

Lee Gamble ~ In a Paraventral Scale

In a Paraventral Scale plays with the idea that there might be a musical note set that exists at the sides of the ventral scales, which can be found at the bottom of snakes, smaller and more flexible, covered by

Lee Gamble ~ In a Paraventral Scale

In a Paraventral Scale plays with the idea that there might be a musical note set that exists at the sides of the ventral scales, which can be found at the bottom of snakes, smaller and more flexible, covered by

Alina Kalancea ~ The 5th Apple

In this day and age, it’s hard to find original music, but there are still unopened tombs and places yet to be raided. Enter Alina Kalancea and her album The 5th Apple, a genuinely unique set which leans into the

Alina Kalancea ~ The 5th Apple

In this day and age, it’s hard to find original music, but there are still unopened tombs and places yet to be raided. Enter Alina Kalancea and her album The 5th Apple, a genuinely unique set which leans into the

Surachai ~ Come, Deathless

The first great industrial album of the year comes from L.A.’s Surachai, the artist’s seventh album overall and finest to date.  The artist pulls out all the stops for this one, beginning with the Wax Mage edition (already sold out), which

Surachai ~ Come, Deathless

The first great industrial album of the year comes from L.A.’s Surachai, the artist’s seventh album overall and finest to date.  The artist pulls out all the stops for this one, beginning with the Wax Mage edition (already sold out), which