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25 Feb 2016 // 1:00 PM

Lua Sonique - “Visions” (video) (premiere)

South London's Lua Sonique have a unique sound among their synthpop brethren.

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Submotion Orchestra: Colour Theory

Colour Theory radiates positivity and hope, albeit in a slightly different manner than the band may have done it in the past.

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24 Feb 2016 // 2:00 PM

Illum Sphere - “Second Sight” (Singles Going Steady)

"Second Sight" is a brooding, schizoid, electro-punk ramble that relies on spartan instrumentation and rips toward you like a machine-gun snare blitzkrieg.

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24 Feb 2016 // 11:31 AM

Tim Hecker - “Castrati Stack” (Singles Going Steady)

"Castrati Stack", the latest from electro-ambient artist Tim Hecker, is a sonic pool that merges many ideations of "stream" together.

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24 Feb 2016 // 3:30 AM

Moodymann: DJ-Kicks

For his installment of the long-running DJ-Kicks series, Detroit icon Moodymann delivers an engaging, highly affecting set that places the emphasis on the whole of the listening experience rather than simply looking to fill the dance floor.

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24 Feb 2016 // 3:05 AM

Dust: Agony Planet

Techno culture turns to the occult on haunting voyage into space, hell, the subterranean disco and beyond.

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23 Feb 2016 // 1:00 PM

FKA twigs - “Good to Love” (Singles Going Steady)

With characteristically airy, nerve and neuroses-plagued vocals, FKA twigs confirms that love can be real, important, and "good" even.

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23 Feb 2016 // 3:09 AM

µ-Ziq: Aberystwyth Marine

Mike Paradinas pulls out a long-lost album from his past that's almost as good as most µ-Ziq releases.

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Minotaurs - “Stayed Too Long” (audio) (premiere)

Nathan Lawr (a.k.a. Minotaurs) is an experimental soul, respecting no boundaries as he explores his musical adventures.

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22 Feb 2016 // 3:20 AM

Brood Ma: Daze

Brood Ma creates a dizzying spectacle of music meant to frighten, unsettle, and overall inform.

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Julia Holter: Have You in My Wilderness

On her fourth album, Holter may have crafted her most peaceful -- and poppy(!) -- album yet.

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The Field - “The Follower” (Live in Berlin) (Singles Going Steady)

The Field's minimalist "The Follower" is best for really deep listening.

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19 Feb 2016 // 12:00 PM

Pet Shop Boys - “The Pop Kids” (Singles Going Steady)

Somebody get the synthpop crown and adorn it on the heads of these talented men.

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18 Feb 2016 // 5:00 PM

Flume - “Never Be Like You” feat. Kai (Singles Going Steady)

Flume is of the most distinctive alt-dance architects working in a crowded field.

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18 Feb 2016 // 4:05 PM

Com Truise - “Diffraction” (Singles Going Steady)

This makes me want to put my leg warmers on and rock a scrunchy-clad high pony in a dingy Bushwick basement.

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Essaie Pas: Demain est une autre nuit

Canadian synth-wave duo Essaie Pas attempt to tease apart fantasy and reality on their excellent sophomore album, the noirish and seductive Demain est une autre nuit.

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Ital Tek - “Reflection Through Destruction” (Singles Going Steady)

Tension building never sounded so gracefully constructed.

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17 Feb 2016 // 3:30 AM

Matmos: Ultimate Care II

If there is a pair of artists out there who can "play" a washing machine, it's Matmos.

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The American Story in 6.5 Hours: Criterion Restores Jan Troell’s Emigration Epic

Jan Troell's masterful double header looks like two films and plays like one as it takes the Nilsson family from 19th century Sweden to life in the new world.

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TEPR - “Half Below” (video) (premiere)

After leaving Yelle in 2014, French producer Tanguy Destable has been hard at work on his TEPR project.

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Hitchcock's 'Suspicion', 'I Confess' and 'The Wrong Man' Return in Blu-ray

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"These three films on DVD from Warner Archives showcase different facets of Alfred Hitchcock's brilliance.

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