Category Archives: Electronic

Piksel ~ Places

Many of the albums we review offer a blend of genres (such as ambient-drone or electonic-experimental), but it’s unusual for a single work to incorporate as many references as Places, which threads in six out of the seven categories we cover.

Piksel ~ Places

Many of the albums we review offer a blend of genres (such as ambient-drone or electonic-experimental), but it’s unusual for a single work to incorporate as many references as Places, which threads in six out of the seven categories we cover.

PYUR ~ Oratorio for the Underworld

With Oratorio for the Underworld, Sophie Schell (PYUR) surpasses the high expectations created by 2016’s Epoch Sinus.  Even more, she surpasses all expectations for an album, period.  Listening again to her debut LP, one can hear the roots of what would eventually become trees,

PYUR ~ Oratorio for the Underworld

With Oratorio for the Underworld, Sophie Schell (PYUR) surpasses the high expectations created by 2016’s Epoch Sinus.  Even more, she surpasses all expectations for an album, period.  Listening again to her debut LP, one can hear the roots of what would eventually become trees,

Blind Cave Salamander ~ The Svalbard Suite / Ecker & Meulyzer ~ Carbon / Glåsbird ~ Svalbarð

Great minds think alike, or perhaps it’s just coincidence ~ but three albums about Svalbarð have been released in a short span of time, including two in a ten-day span.  Each occupies a different genre, and brings something unique to the table.

Blind Cave Salamander ~ The Svalbard Suite / Ecker & Meulyzer ~ Carbon / Glåsbird ~ Svalbarð

Great minds think alike, or perhaps it’s just coincidence ~ but three albums about Svalbarð have been released in a short span of time, including two in a ten-day span.  Each occupies a different genre, and brings something unique to the table.

Sabiwa ~ DaBa

On some level, we wish for albums to converge on a unifying theme, idea, or mood. Not all albums should be “concept albums”. But when it comes to evaluating and appreciating, most listeners instinctively ask if the tracks hang together

Sabiwa ~ DaBa

On some level, we wish for albums to converge on a unifying theme, idea, or mood. Not all albums should be “concept albums”. But when it comes to evaluating and appreciating, most listeners instinctively ask if the tracks hang together

*Press A* ~ River City Girls, Vane

Megan McDuffee ~ River City Girls Electronic music & the violence of videogames is a constantly recurring relationship ever since Streets of Rage, but what McDuffee has done here is to give that relationship a punk enhancement: kicking ass goes

*Press A* ~ River City Girls, Vane

Megan McDuffee ~ River City Girls Electronic music & the violence of videogames is a constantly recurring relationship ever since Streets of Rage, but what McDuffee has done here is to give that relationship a punk enhancement: kicking ass goes

Meemo Comma ~ Sleepmoss

Sleepmoss is ‘a romantic eulogy to autumn and winter’. The sophomore from Brighton-based producer Lara Rix-Martin, aka Meemo Comma, is now awake, opening up at just the right time, and in the right season.   At this time of year,

Meemo Comma ~ Sleepmoss

Sleepmoss is ‘a romantic eulogy to autumn and winter’. The sophomore from Brighton-based producer Lara Rix-Martin, aka Meemo Comma, is now awake, opening up at just the right time, and in the right season.   At this time of year,

*Press A* ~ Anodyne 2; Bleak Sword

Sean Han Tani ~ Anodyne 2: Return to Dust The world of Anodyne 2 as described by its soundtrack is an unthreatening one of pastel colours and whimsical encounters. It might even be a dreamworld, such is the haziness of

*Press A* ~ Anodyne 2; Bleak Sword

Sean Han Tani ~ Anodyne 2: Return to Dust The world of Anodyne 2 as described by its soundtrack is an unthreatening one of pastel colours and whimsical encounters. It might even be a dreamworld, such is the haziness of