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4 Apr 2016 // 3:42 PM

Andy Stott - “Butterflies” (Singles Going Steady)

The mood is one that Stott fans are already intimately acquainted with: dread stitched to a creeping sense of urgency, cognitive fogginess, the inclination that you may be in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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4 Apr 2016 // 2:30 AM

Pet Shop Boys: SUPER

Thirty years since "West End Girls" launched their career, Pet Shop Boys are back with a thrilling new album produced by Stuart Price, SUPER.

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4 Apr 2016 // 2:10 AM

Låpsley: Long Way Home

In Long Way Home, Låpsley weaves a rich, multi-layered sonic fabric from sound bites of errant longing

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How the US Government Spins ‘The War on Leakers’

Lloyd C. Gardner makes an alarming case for the elusiveness of American democracy and the astounding ignorance in which it operates.

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1 Apr 2016 // 12:10 PM

Slackk - “Skeleton Crew” (Singles Going Steady)

"Skeleton Crew" is the musical equivalent of walking inside a dark, eerie cave.

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1 Apr 2016 // 3:00 AM

The Banjo: America’s African Instrument

Laurent Dubois' biography of one of America’s iconic folk instruments spans continents and cultures. In this excerpt, we explore the banjo's humble origins.

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Gasoline & Mirrors: An Interview With Bibio

He's considered the folktronica producer du jour, but Stephen Wilkinson's art runs much deeper than that. His latest unleashes his inner pop instincts.

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Prins Thomas: Principe del Norte

Forgoing more rhythm-based music, Prins Thomas explores sound and texture for the sake of itself rather than that of the dance floor.

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31 Mar 2016 // 9:10 AM

Basmala - “Chopa Sidi” (audio) (premiere)

Basmala walks the line between hip-hop and electronic music, visiting the realm of avant-garde jazz, all in an effort to create forward-looking, experimental music that he dubs visionary soul.

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31 Mar 2016 // 2:30 AM

Moderat: III

After a shaky start, Moderat follow through with some of their best songs to date on their latest album.

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Andy Stott Releases New Video “Butterflies” and Announces New Album

Much heralded electronic producer Andy Stott is returning with his fourth album, Too Many Voices, releasing 22 April via Modern Love.

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Driving a Spaceship Through Futuristic Jungles with Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

In EARS, Smith plays a Buchla 100 and other synthetic keyboards to match the futuristic movie that runs through her mind.

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30 Mar 2016 // 2:20 AM

Baauer: Aa

Though Aa is frustratingly short, it's nevertheless one of the best things the impressive young producer has created thus far.

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Crew Love: Based on a True Story

Often hypnotic, often funky mash-ups of different club styles, Based on a True Story, an allstar collaborative release from Wolf + Lamb and Soul Clap DJ labels, runs the gamut of Soundcloud mix-core.

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Cassius - “Action” feat. Cat Power, Mike D (Singles Going Steady)

"Action" is an untempered blast of euphoria that bubbles-up with funk-house bass and an energetic vocal delivered by Cat Power.

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Dieter Moebius: Blotch / Nurton

Bureau B is here to make sure that Dieter Moebius's solo releases don't get swept under the Cluster/Harmonia rug.

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‘Small Town Talk’ Both Celebrates and Interrogates Woodstock’s Past

If you're looking for a true-to-life portrait of the way cultural memory evolves and is shaped within the context of a small town, this is a profound case study.

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28 Mar 2016 // 12:10 PM

All India Radio - “Galaxy of Light” (video) (premiere)

Australia's Martin Kennedy returns with a new album, The Slow Light, the tenth platter from his downtempo project All India Radio this April.

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28 Mar 2016 // 10:28 AM

Liima - “Roger Waters” (Singles Going Steady)

"Roger Waters" sounds like a paranoiac fit that infiltrates your nerves and activates your fight-or-flight impulse.

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28 Mar 2016 // 2:30 AM

Bibio: A Mineral Love

"Lookin' like a butterfly / You lookin' like petals in a hurricane wind." That couplet is exactly A Mineral Love sounds like, and Bibio couldn't have said it better himself.

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