Thursday, August 22 2013
Germany’s reigning electronic kings Modeselektor and Apparat unite yet again for II, a collection of danceable yet curiously melancholy tracks. Amidst the moody fray, however, are some would-be pop hits that show just how far these guys have come along.
Wednesday, July 31 2013
Far from a basic VH1 “behind-the-scenes look”, We Are Modeselektor gives a human face to the cool digital glitches of Modeselektor’s sound.
Monday, October 17 2011
The German electronic musician and erstwhile member of Moderat returns with a warmer, softer edge than contemporaries like James Blake.
Wednesday, October 27 2010
Apparat’s contribution to the !K7 DJ-Kicks series feels quite at home in a car stereo while driving through the city at night.
Thursday, April 30 2009
Don't call it a supergroup, but Modeselektor + Apparat = pretty super stuff.
Monday, February 23 2009
Convivial emphasizes the disconnect between the audience and the DJ in a series of extremely sharp electro-pop tunes.
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Almost all of these artists spent as much energy as possible preserving the spirit of the songs that these updated versions are based on.
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Poverty, crime, disenfranchisement, sinning, saving, and no-account women: Stereotypical subjects of the average country song, or the average hip-hop song?
Wednesday, August 1 2007
Apparat masters the art of balance, and does a bit too good a job of it.