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LCNL 099: Fabio Perletta presents Japanese Composers II [mix]

Italian microsound maestro Fabio Perletta presents an exquisite and elegant sequel to his 2017 mix for Secret Thirteen. Both mixes solely feature composers and musicians from Japan. Fabio freely intermixes a variety of genres and time periods, producing a stunningly complex

LCNL 099: Fabio Perletta presents Japanese Composers II [mix]

Italian microsound maestro Fabio Perletta presents an exquisite and elegant sequel to his 2017 mix for Secret Thirteen. Both mixes solely feature composers and musicians from Japan. Fabio freely intermixes a variety of genres and time periods, producing a stunningly complex

LCNL 098: DXGPVWZ Smells Like Fritos [mix]

DXGPVWZ is the collaborative project of Danielle Rager ({arsonist}, Diaphony) and Kevin Bednar (Spednar, ii-go, W. Cares). I had been in touch with Danielle about producing a mix some time ago, and then followed up again after the killer mix

LCNL 098: DXGPVWZ Smells Like Fritos [mix]

DXGPVWZ is the collaborative project of Danielle Rager ({arsonist}, Diaphony) and Kevin Bednar (Spednar, ii-go, W. Cares). I had been in touch with Danielle about producing a mix some time ago, and then followed up again after the killer mix

LCNL 097: Teleseen presents the Emotional Life of Savages

Our 97th mix comes courtesy of Gabriel Cyr, aka Teleseen, a Brooklyn-based DJ and producer. Gabriel recently released his fifth LP, entitled The Emotional Life of Savages via the French imprint Goldmin Music. An Africanoir resident and a record collecting connoisseur, as

LCNL 097: Teleseen presents the Emotional Life of Savages

Our 97th mix comes courtesy of Gabriel Cyr, aka Teleseen, a Brooklyn-based DJ and producer. Gabriel recently released his fifth LP, entitled The Emotional Life of Savages via the French imprint Goldmin Music. An Africanoir resident and a record collecting connoisseur, as

LCNL 096: Morgen Wurde presents Scattered to the Four Winds

Morgen Wurde returns with an expressive cinematic tale  of neo-classical, lyric jazz, and cinematic electronic styles. Scattered to the Four Winds has a filmic quality of strong imagery and emotional arcs, at times merciless and cathartic, then soothing and liberatory.

LCNL 096: Morgen Wurde presents Scattered to the Four Winds

Morgen Wurde returns with an expressive cinematic tale  of neo-classical, lyric jazz, and cinematic electronic styles. Scattered to the Four Winds has a filmic quality of strong imagery and emotional arcs, at times merciless and cathartic, then soothing and liberatory.

First Half Highlights ~ The Top 20

We’ve reached the midway point of 2018, and polled our staff to discover their first half highlights!  This is a great way to keep track of what we’ve reviewed so far and are still enjoying in July.  We suspect many

First Half Highlights ~ The Top 20

We’ve reached the midway point of 2018, and polled our staff to discover their first half highlights!  This is a great way to keep track of what we’ve reviewed so far and are still enjoying in July.  We suspect many

Ten MORE Tracks That Sound Like Summer!

Our first installment was so popular that it spawned a sequel!  Here are 10 more tracks that sound like summer, culled from new and unreleased albums.  From lapping waves to happy beats, this is music to play in the Jeep,

Ten MORE Tracks That Sound Like Summer!

Our first installment was so popular that it spawned a sequel!  Here are 10 more tracks that sound like summer, culled from new and unreleased albums.  From lapping waves to happy beats, this is music to play in the Jeep,

*Press A* ~ 2018’s Best Videogame Soundtracks So Far

This year has already been an eye-catching one for videogame music at large. Not only have the big industry releases come with surprisingly daring selections (Hammock for one disc of Far Cry 5, for example), but the indie scene has

*Press A* ~ 2018’s Best Videogame Soundtracks So Far

This year has already been an eye-catching one for videogame music at large. Not only have the big industry releases come with surprisingly daring selections (Hammock for one disc of Far Cry 5, for example), but the indie scene has