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8 Oct 2014 // 10:30 AM

Exotype: Exotype

Exotype is a prototype for what can be done with metalcore, and, in terms of mindless sheer enjoyment, this LP does deliver the goods.

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8 Oct 2014 // 1:04 AM

Red Snapper: Hyena

This not-quite-soundtrack to a 1970s African film doesn't quite measure up to the UK jazz/electronic band's standard.

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7 Oct 2014 // 10:30 AM

Zero 7: Simple Science EP

The return of Zero 7 with a new digital EP (or two 12” vinyls).

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Flying Lotus: You’re Dead!

Flying Lotus makes his return with a concept album that is executed exceptionally well, making for arguably the greatest accomplishment in his career thus far.

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Cabaret Voltaire: #7885 (Technopunk to Electropop 1978-1985)

For the first time, both sides of the post-punk/industrial/techno pioneers are collected in one place.

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Memotone & Soosh - “Memoosh” (album stream) (Premiere)

A beguiling and intriguing mix of organic and synthetic instruments, Memoosh is an exciting collaborative album that sounds like Tim Hecker decided to record a jazz album.

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30 Sep 2014 // 11:30 AM

Ugly Kids Club: Head Games EP

The songs are slickly produced, so you know that radio is exactly where this group is destined to be played.

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30 Sep 2014 // 1:03 AM

Zoot Woman: Star Climbing

Zoot Woman’s eagerly anticipated return to the electronic music scene rarely reaches the glittering heights of its shimmering title.

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30 Sep 2014 // 1:01 AM

Deru: 1979

By making an album for himself, Benjamin Wynn just might end up pleasing everyone.

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29 Sep 2014 // 12:30 PM

Hudson Mohawke: Chimes EP

Ross Birchard is back with another EP, but it's not enough to fully satiate the hunger for more HudMo material.

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Thom Yorke: Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes

Tomorrow's Modern Boxes isn't about any new technology, even with its faux-edgy release through bittorrent; it's about the old question about the power and limitations of our human containers.

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26 Sep 2014 // 1:04 AM

Dntel: Human Voice

Producer Jimmy Tamborello puts together a pleasant but modest set of textured beats and ambient sounds for his fourth studio album.

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Cookies: Music for Touching

Once you’re finished with this round, you’ll definitely want seconds.

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Aphex Twin - “minipops 67 (120.2)(source field mix)” (audio)

After many years of waiting, it is finally here: a new Aphex Twin track, the cryptically titled "minipops 67 (120.2)(source field mix)".

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The Bug - “Void/Function” (audio)

The London-based electronic music wizard Kevin Martin has dropped two new songs from his forthcoming album as The Bug, Angels & Devils.

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Home Video - ‘Here in Weightless Fall’ (album stream) (Premiere)

The inviting melancholy of Home Video's Here in Weightless Fall, a document of a group that knows exactly how to write moody electronic music, is available to stream here exclusively at PopMatters.

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VHS Head: Persistence of Vision

More abstract, sketchbook electronics from VHS tape sampling producer VHS Head.

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Brian Eno and Karl Hyde: Someday World

Two naturally complementary collaborators make half of an OK album and half of what could have been one of the best records of the year.

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‘The Selfish Giant’ Is Oscar Wilde Re-Imagined

Clio Barnard's vision of the terrenely paradise described by Oscar Wilde has less to do with romanticism and everything to do with escapism.

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22 May 2014 // 1:05 AM

Plaid: Reachy Prints

Reachy Prints makes you glad to be alive and kicking so you can enjoy the paintings in sound that this duo so deftly accomplishes.

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