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2 Nov 2016 // 12:45 PM

Kaytranada - “You’re the One” feat. Syd (Singles Going Steady)

Kaytranada's classic, echoing beats, driving bass, and retro synth sounds provide the perfect backdrop for Syd's voice

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S U R V I V E: RR7349

The perils of nostalgia notwithstanding, many listeners will find the foggy atmospheres and neon-lit cityscapes of RR7349 irresistible.

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1 Nov 2016 // 11:30 AM

Radiohead - “The Numbers” (Singles Going Steady)

Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and a CR78 drum machine are back to treat fans now to a minimalist take on the song.

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Izzy Flynn - “Faith” (audio) (premiere)

London's Izzy Flynn is an artist on the rise as her blend of electronic, electropop, soul and jazz is mesmerizing.

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Making Music Out of Uncertainty: A Conversation With FaltyDL

FaltyDL: “The more I think about what people are going to understand, the more convoluted my art gets.”

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1 Nov 2016 // 2:25 AM

Powell: Sport

Powell has matched his high-concept buffoonery with a fittingly wacky record that tiptoes the line but never oversteps it.

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Halloween Head Trips (PopMatters Playlist)

Presenting a set of spooky, angsty, twisted electronic beats to celebrate the dark season from PopMatters editor in chief, Sarah Zupko.

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31 Oct 2016 // 10:06 AM

French Horn Rebellion - “Buddy Holly” (Weezer cover) (premiere)

On a day like Halloweeen that's made for fun, French Horn Rebellion share a mega funky synthpop take on the Weezer classic, "Buddy Holly".

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Ulrich Schnauss: No Further Ahead Than Today

Big, busy, melodic statements from an architect of populist electronic music.

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31 Oct 2016 // 2:20 AM

Alabama 3: Blues

Alabama 3 show once again why they're the sheriffs of this two-bit blues-rock town.

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‘Television: A Biography’ Showcases How TV Is an Insanely Mutative Beast

David Thomson's lucrative and exhaustive biography of television reminds us that the continuously morphing state of TV matches our increasingly digitally-enhanced society.

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27 Oct 2016 // 9:48 AM

Goodwood Atoms - “Into the Bay” (audio) (premiere)

Vancouver's Goodwood Atoms blend indie folk, indie pop and electronic music into delicate, ethereal, and enticing soundscapes that seduce the listener.

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27 Oct 2016 // 2:25 AM

Kuedo: Slow Knife

Kuedo envelopes the listener in a bold, cinematic album that transcends time and place.

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27 Oct 2016 // 2:15 AM

GAS: Box

Kompakt releases another GAS box set, one that is less comprehensive than its predecessor.

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Kelly Lee Owens: Oleic EP

From four tracks alone, it's obvious that London producer Kelly Lee Owens has been an avid studier of what makes great dance music "great".

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Barnaby Carter - “Evening Redness” (audio) (premiere)

Barnaby Carter's sound is a deep and lush shade of ambient, but with the cinematic influences of Ital Tek and Jon Hopkins.

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‘Brief Histories of Everyday Objects’ Ponders, What’s Up With the Toothbrush?

In comic form, Brief Histories of Everyday Objects puts everyday objects under clever ideological scrutiny.

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C Duncan: The Midnight Sun

The Scottish composer's latest effort takes on a more electronic direction without necessarily abandoning his penchant for dreamlike orchestrations.

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26 Oct 2016 // 2:05 AM

Cassius: Ibifornia

Cassius offer up a sunshine disco album sorely lacking identity.

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Thievery Corporation Steals the Night With Truth Bombs at Berkeley Greek

The energy in the Berkeley air crackles as the band and audience unite in a collective groove that makes it feel like the political revolution still has a chance.

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