Category Archives: Electronic

Rone ~ Room With a View

Room With a View is a life-affirming album whose impact goes far beyond its theme of climate change.  The overall impression is that of humans getting together, pooling their resources, working as one in a positive, imaginative fashion in order to

Rone ~ Room With a View

Room With a View is a life-affirming album whose impact goes far beyond its theme of climate change.  The overall impression is that of humans getting together, pooling their resources, working as one in a positive, imaginative fashion in order to

Tilman Robinson ~ CULTURECIDE

Tilman Robinson‘s CULTURECIDE asks all the right questions, without providing answers.  The album asks why we’ve allowed so many bad things to go on for so long: colonialism, climate change, economic inequality, technological dehumanization.  In a way, our species has committed culturecide.  In

Tilman Robinson ~ CULTURECIDE

Tilman Robinson‘s CULTURECIDE asks all the right questions, without providing answers.  The album asks why we’ve allowed so many bad things to go on for so long: colonialism, climate change, economic inequality, technological dehumanization.  In a way, our species has committed culturecide.  In

2020 Spring Music Preview ~ Electronic

Remember when our previews only contained 100 albums?  Now we have over 100 to share in a single article, which brings our total to a record 300!  The electronic section of our Spring Music Preview is the largest by far;

2020 Spring Music Preview ~ Electronic

Remember when our previews only contained 100 albums?  Now we have over 100 to share in a single article, which brings our total to a record 300!  The electronic section of our Spring Music Preview is the largest by far;

Somni ~ Home

Somni‘s Bloom was one of our top albums of 2018, and we’re overjoyed to welcome Leo Shulman back to our ears with Home.  Last time out, we bemoaned the fact that Bloom was a digital-only release, but the new set arrives on transparent aqua vinyl,

Somni ~ Home

Somni‘s Bloom was one of our top albums of 2018, and we’re overjoyed to welcome Leo Shulman back to our ears with Home.  Last time out, we bemoaned the fact that Bloom was a digital-only release, but the new set arrives on transparent aqua vinyl,

Nazar ~ Guerrilla

“War is hell”, General Sherman reportedly said. Civil wars seem particularly hellish. As a country consumes itself from within, what happens to identity, to culture, and to art? Since 1945, many civil wars have been postcolonial in nature. When Angola

Nazar ~ Guerrilla

“War is hell”, General Sherman reportedly said. Civil wars seem particularly hellish. As a country consumes itself from within, what happens to identity, to culture, and to art? Since 1945, many civil wars have been postcolonial in nature. When Angola

Pantha du Prince ~ Conference of Trees

As a forester, Pantha du Prince is attuned to the symbiotic relationship between humans and nature.  Conference of Trees is a tribute to a seldom publicized phenomenon: the communication of our tall brethren.  Their conversations may be slow, as portrayed by

Pantha du Prince ~ Conference of Trees

As a forester, Pantha du Prince is attuned to the symbiotic relationship between humans and nature.  Conference of Trees is a tribute to a seldom publicized phenomenon: the communication of our tall brethren.  Their conversations may be slow, as portrayed by

Steve Spacek ~ Houses

Some album titles can be ambiguous or misleading, sometimes relying on an in-joke or a pun. This is not one of those occasions. There’s no sense of misdirection with the excellent Houses, as Steve Spacek draws on his love of

Steve Spacek ~ Houses

Some album titles can be ambiguous or misleading, sometimes relying on an in-joke or a pun. This is not one of those occasions. There’s no sense of misdirection with the excellent Houses, as Steve Spacek draws on his love of