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24 Apr 2015 // 1:05 AM

Squarepusher: Damogen Furies

Even when Damogen Furies starts to become overfamiliar in its spastic rhythmic explorations, Squarepusher finds a way to upset the listener's expectations.

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Underworld: Dubnobasswithmyheadman (20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition)

This mammoth edition of a truly classic album is worth it for fans for the wealth of material and insight into the choices involved in its creation.

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Many Controls but No Master: ‘I Dream of Wires: Hardcore Edition’

The history of the modular synthesizer is one that involves competing origins, unwieldy equipment, aesthetic disputes, and the whims of business and art.

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Current Value: Stay on This Planet

Berlin based drum and bass artist Tim Eliot (aka Current Value) returns with his seventh solo studio album Stay on This Planet for home city label “Subsistenz” – his second album for the label that is owned and ran by his ‘Machine Code’ production partner Dean Rodell.

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Frustration and Lack of Respect: ‘The Stone Roses: War and Peace’

The story of the biggest British band to never make it in America gets a thorough, honest, and fair recounting.

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Lords of Acid: Little Mighty Rabbit

The topics of the songs on Little Mighty Rabbit: a very special vibrator, a foot fetish, and bodily fluids.

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15 Landmark Dance Tracks from 1991

As a precursor to PopMatters' upcoming retrospective on music in 1991, Sound Affects takes at look at 15 pivotal tracks from the year where dance music's potential to amaze seemed boundless.

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IDentity Festival: 14 August 2011 – Holmdel, NJ

Electronic music fans you have a reason to rejoice, IDentity Festival will not leave you out in the rain.

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Infinitirock: Music for Primordial Recollection

Red Hook's Infinitirock makes instrumentals that would shut down a library.

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Henri Pousseur: Parabolique d’Enfer

Gorgeous, essential electronic noise from a pioneering Belgian dude.

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12 Jul 2011 // 8:58 PM

Kate Simko: Lights Out

Kate Simko's debut full-length might have you longing for the film score fanatic in her.

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27 Jun 2011 // 6:30 AM

Sin City raves at Electric Daisy Carnival

LAS VEGAS — If time-lapse photos existed to illustrate the movements of the crowd during the first two nights of the Electric Daisy Carnival this past

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Summer Is Electric With Electronic Music Festivals

Fans of electronic music will find a lot of massive events going on around the US this summer. Here are a few to look out for.

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Venetian Snares - “Ever Stopped the Heaviest” (video)

YouTube user thenov29films has become something of the official unofficial videographer of much of the best underground electronic music coming out, most of which

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Arthur Oskan: A Little More Than Everything

Early-hours techno as well as set-closers: all in a day's work for Arthur Oskan.

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18 May 2011 // 9:00 PM

Dominik Eulberg: Diorama

Diorama is elaborate and compelling electronic music, whether or not you're familiar with the flowery context.

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Friendly Fires - “Live Those Days Tonight (Back to ‘89 Rave Montage)”

The self-titled debut of Friendly Fires was the choice of yours truly in PopMatter’s 2008 Slipped discs selection. Since then, the band has released an

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30 Mar 2011 // 9:00 PM

Pendulum: Immersion

Oh darling, let's get naked, and then go find Nemo!

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Waveform: New Highlights from the Electronic Underground

Electronic music is atomizing and reinventing itself like few other musical sounds, partly because these avenues of distribution are so widely embraced and promoted by the electronic music community.

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3 Feb 2011 // 9:00 PM

Sepalcure: Fleur

In their lush and widescreen bass music, Sepalcure show a little love.

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