Category Archives: Electronic

Nanook of the North ~ S/T

2018 has been a great year for new scores to old films. We’ve already heard such music from Bronnt Industries Kapital and múm, and now Nanook of the North gets into the action with their reimagined score to the 1922 film of the

Nanook of the North ~ S/T

2018 has been a great year for new scores to old films. We’ve already heard such music from Bronnt Industries Kapital and múm, and now Nanook of the North gets into the action with their reimagined score to the 1922 film of the

Mahdyar ~ Seized

The title Seized has a double meaning.  A decade ago, the young Iranian hip-hop artist Mahdyar ran afoul of the government and found himself blacklisted and in danger of arrest; he has since relocated to Paris.  To be seized is also to be caught

Mahdyar ~ Seized

The title Seized has a double meaning.  A decade ago, the young Iranian hip-hop artist Mahdyar ran afoul of the government and found himself blacklisted and in danger of arrest; he has since relocated to Paris.  To be seized is also to be caught

The Heartwood Institute ~ Secret Rites

“The morbid, black and often erotic world of the witch” – it’s an ear-catching statement that appears on an early track on Secret Rites, the latest release from Cumbria-based The Heartwood Institute. For a moment, it feels as if the

The Heartwood Institute ~ Secret Rites

“The morbid, black and often erotic world of the witch” – it’s an ear-catching statement that appears on an early track on Secret Rites, the latest release from Cumbria-based The Heartwood Institute. For a moment, it feels as if the

OOAME ~ Milanese Nwas

In one sense, Milanese Nwas is a throwback album, its sonic particles and glitched melodies reminiscent of the Apestaartje and intr.version labels of the late 90s and early oughts.  But while listening, one can also hear the influence of modern production values.

OOAME ~ Milanese Nwas

In one sense, Milanese Nwas is a throwback album, its sonic particles and glitched melodies reminiscent of the Apestaartje and intr.version labels of the late 90s and early oughts.  But while listening, one can also hear the influence of modern production values.

Brett Naucke ~ The Back of the Garden / The Mansion

When composers release multiple albums in a short frame, one worries that they are stretching their ideas too thin.  One way around this is to release sets that are so different in timbre one would never dream of putting them

Brett Naucke ~ The Back of the Garden / The Mansion

When composers release multiple albums in a short frame, one worries that they are stretching their ideas too thin.  One way around this is to release sets that are so different in timbre one would never dream of putting them

Misha Mishajashvili ~ 2018

Estonia’s Misha Mishajashvili has been releasing music since the turn of the decade, offering a score to the decline of the Soviet Empire.  As global conditions grow starker, the artist’s vision grows bleaker.  Even so, the fact that his releases tend to

Misha Mishajashvili ~ 2018

Estonia’s Misha Mishajashvili has been releasing music since the turn of the decade, offering a score to the decline of the Soviet Empire.  As global conditions grow starker, the artist’s vision grows bleaker.  Even so, the fact that his releases tend to

Brandon Locher ~ EP1

Many of our readers are familiar with Brandon Locher, but until now they may not have known his name.  The artist has released LPs as The Meets and Stage Hands, and is now finally appearing as himself.  His template continues to

Brandon Locher ~ EP1

Many of our readers are familiar with Brandon Locher, but until now they may not have known his name.  The artist has released LPs as The Meets and Stage Hands, and is now finally appearing as himself.  His template continues to