Category Archives: Electronic

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Anders Brørby ~ Mulholland Drive, 1984 / Phoenix Down

2016 was a prolific year for Anders Brørby, who began the year with Nihil (one of our Top Ten Drone Albums of 2016), followed it up with a split release on Land Animal Tapes, and topped off the year with this pair

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Anders Brørby ~ Mulholland Drive, 1984 / Phoenix Down

2016 was a prolific year for Anders Brørby, who began the year with Nihil (one of our Top Ten Drone Albums of 2016), followed it up with a split release on Land Animal Tapes, and topped off the year with this pair

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Throwing Snow ~ Embers

Ross Tones (Throwing Snow) has just released the best set of his young and evolving career.  The only problem is it may be hard to top.  The key fact: Embers is mixed as a continuous set, and like the circle displayed on the cover, connects

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Throwing Snow ~ Embers

Ross Tones (Throwing Snow) has just released the best set of his young and evolving career.  The only problem is it may be hard to top.  The key fact: Embers is mixed as a continuous set, and like the circle displayed on the cover, connects

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Project Mooncircle ~ 15th Anniversary Compilation

Emerging in the opening stretch of the 21st century, the Project Mooncircle label is already 15 years and over 150 releases old.  The label is celebrating in a big way, offering fans a party in a box.  The deluxe package includes five

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Project Mooncircle ~ 15th Anniversary Compilation

Emerging in the opening stretch of the 21st century, the Project Mooncircle label is already 15 years and over 150 releases old.  The label is celebrating in a big way, offering fans a party in a box.  The deluxe package includes five

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ACL 2016: Top Ten Electronic

The electronic section is where we find the beats, but they’re not always for dancing; in fact, none of these albums is a straightforward club set.  Instead, these artists use beats as a framework on which to hang their wildest

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ACL 2016: Top Ten Electronic

The electronic section is where we find the beats, but they’re not always for dancing; in fact, none of these albums is a straightforward club set.  Instead, these artists use beats as a framework on which to hang their wildest

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Andrew Pekler ~ Tristes Tropiques

Andrew Pekler returns with a heady solo album full of beautiful electronic vistas and tropically-inspired ethnographic hallucinations.  In searching for the blurry border between the familiar and the foreign, Tristes Tropiques is the direct descendant of the “coffee-coloured” Fourth World

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Andrew Pekler ~ Tristes Tropiques

Andrew Pekler returns with a heady solo album full of beautiful electronic vistas and tropically-inspired ethnographic hallucinations.  In searching for the blurry border between the familiar and the foreign, Tristes Tropiques is the direct descendant of the “coffee-coloured” Fourth World

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Francesco Tristano ~ Surface Tension

Some movie soundtracks take on lives of their own, transcending the films for which they were originally composed. One such example is the theme for Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence, which composer Ryuichi Sakamoto has regularly dusted down and rearranged since

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Francesco Tristano ~ Surface Tension

Some movie soundtracks take on lives of their own, transcending the films for which they were originally composed. One such example is the theme for Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence, which composer Ryuichi Sakamoto has regularly dusted down and rearranged since

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An Already Dead Tapes Quartet

Brooklyn’s Already Dead Tapes continues to release music at a ridiculous pace, faster than the normal consumer can fathom.  We’ve chosen four recent releases to highlight, including one of the label’s best to date, which isn’t even a tape! We wanted to

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An Already Dead Tapes Quartet

Brooklyn’s Already Dead Tapes continues to release music at a ridiculous pace, faster than the normal consumer can fathom.  We’ve chosen four recent releases to highlight, including one of the label’s best to date, which isn’t even a tape! We wanted to