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David Abravanel
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David Abravanel is based physically in Brooklyn, NY, cosmically linked to Portland, OR and based metaphysically in the Dreamtime.


Thursday, April 23 2009

Reinventing the Music Box (Again)

FM3 updated its minimalist masterpiece to include new loops and a fun new pitch controller. But where does this progression stop, and what does it mean to the Buddha Machine's reputation as an instrument of simplicity?

Sunday, January 11 2009

'But Every So Often, A Miracle Happens' - A Send Off for Moral Orel

It's Art Clokey vs. the Antichrist at Adult Swim as we say goodbye to one of the best, most brazen stop motion animation efforts ever. God only knows why this show isn't coming back for another sensational season.


Thursday, April 1 2010

Throbbing Gristle: The Gristleism

Throbbing Gristle’s music box is possessed of the magical and the disturbing, and a step forward in its industrial mission.

Thursday, November 5 2009

Groupshow: The Martyrdom of Groupshow

Jan Jelinek and friends document the uneven results of supergroup jam sessions.

Tuesday, October 27 2009

Meshell Ndegeocello: 6 October 2009 - New York

It feels like Ndegeocello is treating us audience members like adults-she respects us far too much to withhold the ugly truths, or to censor her interpretations of them.

Sunday, July 12 2009

Miss Kittin & the Hacker: Two

Nearly a decade after debuting at the height of electroclash, Miss Kittin and the Hacker team up again for something more lush but no less engaging.

Monday, May 11 2009

Atom™: Liedgut

Uwe Schmidt’s philosophical side is every bit as playful with Atom™ as with Señor Coconut, if a bit less accessible.


Thursday, December 17 2009

Slipped Disc: SND - Atavism

Albums that missed our Top 60 Albums list, but at least one of our writers loves.

Wednesday, December 16 2009

Slipped Disc: Harmonic 313 - When Machines Exceed Human Intelligence

Albums that missed our Top 60 Albums list, but at least one of our writers loves.

Monday, March 23 2009

Warp celebrates 20 years with you!

Vote for your favorite tracks, in honor of Warp's latest milestone.

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