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Thursday, November 6 2014

Grouper: Ruins

It’s as if she took a previous Grouper album and stripped everything away, down to the bones, down to dust.


Thursday, October 30 2014

Daniel Lanois: Flesh and Machine

Daniel Lanois has upped the ante with Flesh and the Machine by pledging to search "for something that’s never been heard before".


Thursday, October 23 2014

Stone Jack Jones - “Circumstance” (audio) (Premiere)

Nashville musical mystic Stone Jack Jones has released his newest single, "Circumstance", a song where a lone banjo gives way to rising and falling verses, with spectral vocals creaking throughout a long-rotten homestead on late autumn winds.


Tuesday, October 7 2014

Zero 7: Simple Science EP

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


Friday, September 26 2014

Dntel: Human Voice

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


Thursday, October 31 2013

Schneider TM: Guitar Sounds

With Guitar Sounds, I tend to feel like I am gazing into Schneider TM's record collection rather than his brooding, Teutonic brain.


Wednesday, June 19 2013

Annihilations Return: Locrian, and the Beauty in Decay

Many bands aim to evoke the feel of humanity's end, but few bring portentous visions of decay quite like experimental/avant-metal trio Locrian.


Sunday, June 9 2013

Boards of Canada: Tomorrow’s Harvest

Returning after almost an eight-year absence, Boards of Canada release an album that is an excellent springboard for new initiates as well as giving longtime fans an album worthy of their previous artistic peaks.


Wednesday, June 5 2013

Barn Owl: V

On their new album V, it's all about the layers. Pull enough back and you'll find the most complex Barn Owl album to date.


Tuesday, May 14 2013

Daniel Menche: Vilké

Vilké may well be a conceptual work, but there's nothing theoretical about Daniel Menche's latest album. Its impact and resonance evoke a primal and deep-set response.


Tobias Lilja: Delirium Portraits (Capsule Reviews) [1.Nov.11]
Sleep ∞ Over: Forever (Capsule Reviews) [10.Oct.11]
To Destroy a City: To Destroy a City (Capsule Reviews) [26.Sep.11]
Astrid Williamson: Pulse (Reviews) [1.Sep.11]
Twinsistermoon: Then Fell the Ashes ... (Capsule Reviews) [28.Aug.11]
Emanuele Errante: Time Elapsing Handheld (Capsule Reviews) [24.May.11]
Arthur Oskan: A Little More Than Everything (Capsule Reviews) [23.May.11]
Antonymes: The Licence to Interpret Dreams (Capsule Reviews) [18.May.11]
Sepalcure: Fleur (Reviews) [3.Feb.11]
Phil Manley: Life Coach (Reviews) [2.Feb.11]
Supersilent: 10 (Capsule Reviews) [18.Jan.11]
Klangwart: Sommer (Capsule Reviews) [5.Jan.11]
Koen Holtkamp: Gravity/Bees (Capsule Reviews) [2.Dec.10]
My Life With the Tape Hiss Cult (Columns) [1.Dec.10]
Marcus Fjellström: Schattenspieler (Capsule Reviews) [27.Oct.10]
Dustin Wong: Infinite Love (Reviews) [19.Oct.10]
The Green Kingdom: Twig and Twine (Capsule Reviews) [3.Aug.10]
Harold Budd & Clive Wright: Little Windows (Capsule Reviews) [28.Jun.10]
Clubroot: II - MMX (Capsule Reviews) [11.May.10]
Donnacha Costello: Before We Say Goodbye (Capsule Reviews) [15.Mar.10]
Eluvium: Similes (Reviews) [4.Mar.10]
Lobisomem: Brightest Solids (Capsule Reviews) [1.Mar.10]
Mike Cooper: Rayon Hula (Capsule Reviews) [25.Feb.10]
Port-Royal: Dying in Time (Capsule Reviews) [26.Oct.09]
Ethernet: 144 Pulsations of Light (Reviews) [19.Oct.09]
The Gentleman Losers: Dustland (Capsule Reviews) [9.Sep.09]
Roedelius: Jardin Au Fou (Capsule Reviews) [13.Aug.09]
Pixel: The Drive (Capsule Reviews) [24.Jun.09]
Gareth Dickson: Collected Works (Capsule Reviews) [17.Jun.09]
Tosca - “Elitsa” (video) (Mixed Media) [29.May.09]
Musk Ox: Musk Ox (Capsule Reviews) [21.May.09]
Mokira: Persona (Capsule Reviews) [21.Apr.09]
Helios: Caesura (Capsule Reviews) [27.Jan.09]
Raglani: Of Sirens Born (Reviews) [15.Dec.08]
VCV: 3753 Cruithne (Capsule Reviews) [3.Feb.08]
Tom Middleton: Lifetracks (Capsule Reviews) [22.Jan.08]
Shuta Hasunuma: OK Bamboo (Capsule Reviews) [6.Dec.07]
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