Category Archives: Electronic

Max Cooper ~ One Hundred Billion Sparks

Max Cooper is already having a great year.  Fresh from the success of his multi-media Emergence album and tour, he’s released his first mix compilation, Balance 30, and contributed a remix to one of the year’s finest albums, Floex and Tom Hodge’s A Portrait of

Max Cooper ~ One Hundred Billion Sparks

Max Cooper is already having a great year.  Fresh from the success of his multi-media Emergence album and tour, he’s released his first mix compilation, Balance 30, and contributed a remix to one of the year’s finest albums, Floex and Tom Hodge’s A Portrait of

Dustin Wong ~ Fluid World Building 101 With Shaman Bambu

‘World building’ is a concept I’ve seen used mostly in literature and videogames, but there’s a rarely recognized limited measure of it that’s been used in popular music, primarily in prog rock, in which fantasy and sci-fi have historical significance

Dustin Wong ~ Fluid World Building 101 With Shaman Bambu

‘World building’ is a concept I’ve seen used mostly in literature and videogames, but there’s a rarely recognized limited measure of it that’s been used in popular music, primarily in prog rock, in which fantasy and sci-fi have historical significance

Fall Music Preview ~ Electronic

Our Fall Music Preview comes to a close with the largest of our five articles.  Together, we’ve listed an average of four albums a day for the next two months.  And since we’ve only included pre-September announcements, we’re expecting the

Fall Music Preview ~ Electronic

Our Fall Music Preview comes to a close with the largest of our five articles.  Together, we’ve listed an average of four albums a day for the next two months.  And since we’ve only included pre-September announcements, we’re expecting the

Grúska Babúska ~ Tor

Filled with music boxes, glockenspiel and peculiar percussion, the latest release from Icelandic female trio Grúska Babúska bubbles with abundant charm.  This is the same band whose debut was a USB stick embedded in a babushka doll.  Much has happened since

Grúska Babúska ~ Tor

Filled with music boxes, glockenspiel and peculiar percussion, the latest release from Icelandic female trio Grúska Babúska bubbles with abundant charm.  This is the same band whose debut was a USB stick embedded in a babushka doll.  Much has happened since

Haiku Salut ~ There Is No Elsewhere

Derbyshire’s all-female trio Haiku Salut has one of the happiest sounds around, one that doesn’t ignore current events but transcends them.  For this band, life is about moving past enmity and discord toward harmony and acceptance.  The music conveys this message

Haiku Salut ~ There Is No Elsewhere

Derbyshire’s all-female trio Haiku Salut has one of the happiest sounds around, one that doesn’t ignore current events but transcends them.  For this band, life is about moving past enmity and discord toward harmony and acceptance.  The music conveys this message

rj lake ~ Muddledash! OST

What music do you get when you’re a cute cartoon octopus and you get together will all your friends to play some races and celebrate your birthday? Muddledash! is brimming with the joy of friendship, a sweet, pop album of

rj lake ~ Muddledash! OST

What music do you get when you’re a cute cartoon octopus and you get together will all your friends to play some races and celebrate your birthday? Muddledash! is brimming with the joy of friendship, a sweet, pop album of

V.A. ~ Notes From the Underground: Experimental Sounds Behind the Iron Curtain

Ever from the Dostoevskian name of this intriguing compilation, there’s a drive to articulate all these avant-garde expressions from beneath the Iron Curtain in the 1970s and 1980s as a form of resistance to the totalitarian utopianism born from the

V.A. ~ Notes From the Underground: Experimental Sounds Behind the Iron Curtain

Ever from the Dostoevskian name of this intriguing compilation, there’s a drive to articulate all these avant-garde expressions from beneath the Iron Curtain in the 1970s and 1980s as a form of resistance to the totalitarian utopianism born from the