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10 Jul 2015 // 1:20 AM

The 23s: Flamingo

On Flamingo, the 23s concoct a mesmerizing mixture of gentle grooves to soundtrack a film taking place in the imagination of the viewer.

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9 Jul 2015 // 1:20 AM

Matrixxman: Homesick

The self-proclaimed futurist brings his industrial world to life in staggered, inconsistent bursts.

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8 Jul 2015 // 1:30 AM

The Internet: Ego Death

With Ego Death the Internet create a sound that is both consistently difficult to pin down but alternatively easy to love.

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RP Boo: Fingers, Bank Pads and Shoe Prints (take 2)

The godfather of Juke comes through on his debut album.

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Gagarin - “Feral Dreams” (audio) (premiere)

Classic and avant-garde electronic sounds intertwine on the veteran artist's latest track.

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RP Boo: Fingers, Bank Pads, and Shoe Prints

If listeners can immerse themselves in the repetition, let go, and stop fighting it. The results can be transcendent.

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30 Jun 2015 // 1:05 AM

Moullinex: Elsewhere

Elsewhere is an ebullient escape to wherever it is you would rather be.

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Malpas - “Where the River Runs” (video) (premiere)

This new British duo puts a unique, organic spin on the concept of "folktronica".

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Thore Pfeiffer: Im Blickfeld

When it comes to the Kompakt league of ambient music, Thore Pfeiffer is more on his way there than having fully arrived.

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‘Eden’ Spins a Poetic Tale of France’s Early Electronic Music Scene

Eden is a rare film scaled both big and small, paying close attention to tiny details of emotional development and the larger forces working to shape them.

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23 Jun 2015 // 10:36 AM

HONNE: Coastal Love EP

Brimming with unseen potential, HONNE makes a shaky first impression on Coastal Love.

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23 Jun 2015 // 1:20 AM

Son Lux: Bones

Son Lux only offers the bones of something once promising.

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23 Jun 2015 // 1:15 AM

Dave Douglas: High Risk

If there's truly any justice, High Risk will serve as a template for the future electro-jazz.

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23 Jun 2015 // 1:05 AM

Dylan Stark: Heartland

An ambitious, modernistic debut with epic scale.

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Sad Robot - ‘Après Moi, le Déluge’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Los Angeles duo have created an album that marries the languid sounds of Goldfrapp and Lamb with more overt pop touches.

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The Orb: Moonbuilding 2703 AD

The Orb sail over the moon on this one, making electronic greatness look easy as ever.

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19 Jun 2015 // 8:47 AM

Inside One Electronic Music Fan’s ‘Eden’

A pop saga told from the inside that conveys considerable information about subjects such as the differences between techno, house and garage music, Hansen-Love’s gifts bring Eden to another level.

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19 Jun 2015 // 1:30 AM

Giorgio Moroder: Deja Vu

With his first solo album in 30 years, iconic electronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder tries his hand at contemporary EDM with mixed results.

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Various Artists: Late Night Tales Presents After Dark - Nocturne

The third installment of Late Night Tales' After Dark series, again curated by DJ Bill Brewster, is a decades-spanning, funky good time.

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17 Jun 2015 // 1:20 AM

Alpine: Yuck

In an effort to appeal to a broader audience, Alpine diminish the flimsy post-punk mold of their debut effort in favor of haughty, cool detachment.

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