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Die Antwoord: Mount Ninji and Da Nice Time Kid

Die Antwoord's latest is an album that’s too obnoxious when it’s not boring and too boring when it’s not obnoxious.

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The Orb: COW / Chill Out, World!

The Orb's COW / Chill Out, World! is a career milestone amid a 25-year career already full of career milestones.

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Mark Pritchard: Under the Sun

Under the Sun is Pritchard discovering his own voice through the voices of others who continue to inspire him today.

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Venetian Snares - “Everything About You Is Special” (Singles Going Steady)

Once the beat kicks in, Venetian Snares is clearly in another stratosphere.

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10 Mar 2016 // 3:10 AM

The Orb: Alpine

Ambient house merrymakers expand a recent compilation track into a brief but potent suite.

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Underworld: Second Toughest in the Infants (Super Deluxe Edition)

Underworld's reissue project continues to do justice to their classic albums with a strong mix of material, unearthing fresh gems, and giving deeper insight into their creative process.

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8 Dec 2015 // 3:20 AM

Dub Phizix: FABRICLIVE.84

Regardless of previous genre exposure or access to live events this mix approximates the feel of a show’s ebb and flow of energy.

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Rudimental: We the Generation

Rudimental need to have greater ambitions than just performing with important guests. They need to find something to say.

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‘I Dream of Wires’, Like Its Subject, Is Large, Intimidating and Multi-faceted

Before the film's halfway point, you are not dreaming of wires, you are in the wires.

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The Orb: Moonbuilding 2703 AD

The Orb sail over the moon on this one, making electronic greatness look easy as ever.

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24 Apr 2015 // 2:05 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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The Moving Pixels Podcast Executes 'The Deed'

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"By playing The Deed, we find ourselves in the uncomfortable position of inhabiting the mind of a murderer.

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