Category Archives: Electronic

Chapelier Fou ~ Muance

When an electronic artist makes a joyful noise with the cello, violin and clarinet, should it still be considered electronic music, or is it modern composition?  French artist Chapelier Fou (Louis Warynski) splits the sonic difference on his latest release, treating listeners

Chapelier Fou ~ Muance

When an electronic artist makes a joyful noise with the cello, violin and clarinet, should it still be considered electronic music, or is it modern composition?  French artist Chapelier Fou (Louis Warynski) splits the sonic difference on his latest release, treating listeners

Byron Westbrook ~ Body Consonance

Hands in the Dark calls Byron Westbrook‘s new album “far from ambient”, and we agree; this active music, its notes like agitated atoms.  Leah Beeferman’s cover art is a perfect representation: both form and flow, seemingly random yet carefully planned, smudged

Byron Westbrook ~ Body Consonance

Hands in the Dark calls Byron Westbrook‘s new album “far from ambient”, and we agree; this active music, its notes like agitated atoms.  Leah Beeferman’s cover art is a perfect representation: both form and flow, seemingly random yet carefully planned, smudged

Ziúr ~ U Feel Anything?

Is it too early to declare that 2017 has been a great year for women in electronic music?  Berlin’s Ziúr is only the latest to release a stunning debut album.  The beauty of what we’ve been hearing is that each of

Ziúr ~ U Feel Anything?

Is it too early to declare that 2017 has been a great year for women in electronic music?  Berlin’s Ziúr is only the latest to release a stunning debut album.  The beauty of what we’ve been hearing is that each of

DISPLAY: The TED Talks of Music Labels

TED talks are typically 6-18 minutes long.  The DISPLAY label (a sub-label of Kid Smpl’s Symbols label) holds a similar love for brevity, although it may come across as the opposite.  By asking artists to submit single works, 10-15 minutes

DISPLAY: The TED Talks of Music Labels

TED talks are typically 6-18 minutes long.  The DISPLAY label (a sub-label of Kid Smpl’s Symbols label) holds a similar love for brevity, although it may come across as the opposite.  By asking artists to submit single works, 10-15 minutes

AnD ~ Social Decay

A triple 12″?  Yes, that’s the way to go on this album.  The wider grooves allow for deeper bass, while the hum and crunch have room to expand.  Social Decay is part of a new resurgence for industrial music, following recent

AnD ~ Social Decay

A triple 12″?  Yes, that’s the way to go on this album.  The wider grooves allow for deeper bass, while the hum and crunch have room to expand.  Social Decay is part of a new resurgence for industrial music, following recent

Indian Wells ~ Where the World Ends

Pietro Iannuzzi (Indian Wells) released two lovely albums before this, but with his latest he breaks from typecasting.  Until now, he was known as the Italian producer with a penchant for tennis samples and for titles like “Racquets”, “Wimbledon” and

Indian Wells ~ Where the World Ends

Pietro Iannuzzi (Indian Wells) released two lovely albums before this, but with his latest he breaks from typecasting.  Until now, he was known as the Italian producer with a penchant for tennis samples and for titles like “Racquets”, “Wimbledon” and

Fall Music Preview: Electronic

To dance is to forget one’s problems and to underline the vibrant nature of life.  Our Electronic Preview points in the direction of the club, but even if one can’t get out there in public, there’s always the living room,

Fall Music Preview: Electronic

To dance is to forget one’s problems and to underline the vibrant nature of life.  Our Electronic Preview points in the direction of the club, but even if one can’t get out there in public, there’s always the living room,