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Tuesday, October 7 2014

Zero 7: Simple Science EP

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


Monday, June 17 2013

Hervé: Art of Disappearing

I’ve come to know it as a grower -- a curiosity I wouldn’t dream of playing for a friend but a secret I might keep, locked within my music player.


Wednesday, June 5 2013

Nosaj Thing: Home

There’s no dance-floor friendly banger or loud snapping snares. It's all easy entrances and exits: guests stopping over unexpectedly to relate a sad story and then exiting quietly through the back while you're pouring the tea.


Monday, April 15 2013

DJ Sun: One Hundred

This record relaxes on your sofa and instead of asking you to grab it a beer on your way to the fridge, it offers to share those that it brought. It’s all give. It’s easy. When the hour grows late you might even ask it to stay a little longer. And when it’s time to part, you'll already be planning to do it again.


Wednesday, August 10 2011

Earthling: Insomniacs’ Ball

If trip-hop was a fake genre, it was in part because it neglected its outcasts. Earthling return to downtempo with their maverick sensibilities.


Monday, February 8 2010

InLove: Stories

Whispery sopranos have options, but exercising all of them on your debut may not be the best approach.


Monday, November 9 2009

Modeselektor: Body Language Vol.8

Thom Yorke's favorite German DJ duo takes us on a tour through 2009's best dubstep-influenced hits and a few other loose ends.


Friday, May 29 2009

Tosca - “Elitsa” (video)


Tuesday, April 28 2009

Tosca: No Hassle

Next to this, Tosca's fifth record of blunted chill, Prozac looks like a double-shot espresso.


Monday, March 9 2009

Broadway Project: One Divided Soul

Dan Berridge's fourth LP of cinematic downtempo will grab your undivided attention.


The Egg: /Forwards (Capsule Reviews) [27.Jul.08]
Supreme Beings of Leisure: 11i (Reviews) [24.Feb.08]
Tom Middleton: Lifetracks (Capsule Reviews) [22.Jan.08]
Four Tet: Remixes (Reviews) [26.Nov.06]
Steve Reid Ensemble: Spirits Walk (Reviews) [13.Jul.06]
Four Tet: DJ Kicks (Reviews) [27.Jun.06]
Four Tet: Everything Ecstatic (Reviews) [19.May.05]
Four Tet: Rounds (Reviews) [2.Jun.03]
Manitoba: Up in Flames (Reviews) [26.May.03]
Four Tet: Pause (Reviews) [1.Oct.01]
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