Articles tagged electronic

Crystal Castles: Amnesty (I)

After a less-than-cordial breakup, the new iteration of Crystal Castles shows that the vocalist plays a major role in the sound of the band.

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Bon Iver - 10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄ (Extended Version)  (Singles Going Steady)

This is full-on dystopian folk music, with lyrical aphasia and a clone army of distorted vocal tracks.

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24 Aug 2016 // 11:00 AM

Motion Graphics - “Anyware” (Singles Going Steady)

Here's a sonic collage packed with unique textures that sounds like Peter Gabriel's Security album after a wild animal was let loose on the mixing desk.

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The Album Leaf: Between Waves

Jimmy LaValle's mostly instrumental outfit returns with another collection of moody, ethereal soundscapes.

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‘Animal Rights’: Moby’s Attempt to Agitate Everyone Who Refused to Listen

Moby the artist -- and electronic music as a whole -- could not and would not be contained by fans' status-quo-worshipping conservatism.

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Massive Attack - “The Spoils” ft. Hope Sandoval (Singles Going Steady)

"The Spoils" classicist leanings prove that Massive Attack don't need to chase fads in order to create stirring and uniquely powerful music.

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Motion Graphics: Motion Graphics

Electronic artist Joe Williams' latest project is a warm, futuristic explosion of synths and "found" sounds that results in a unique, colorful listening experience.

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18 Aug 2016 // 9:05 AM

Katie Gately - “Tuck” (Singles Going Steady)

Katie Gately turns synthpop on its head by creating an atmosphere thick with interesting textures and unique arrangements

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16 Aug 2016 // 9:42 AM

NAO - “Girlfriend” (Singles Going Steady)

NAO's lyrics are expertly crafted and hit right at the core of insecurity.

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16 Aug 2016 // 2:30 AM

Factory Floor: 25 25

Factory Floor take their minimalist aesthetic to dramatic new extremes on their second studio album of retro house music.

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15 Aug 2016 // 2:30 AM

Retrofuturism in French Electronic Music

A new collection provides powerful examples of French ambivalent modernity; at once futuristic, optimistic, erotic, humorous, restless, and apocalyptic.

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11 Aug 2016 // 2:15 AM

Ricardo Donoso: Quintesence

Minus the visual component for which it was commissioned, Donoso's Quintesence EP could be one of the most stimulatingly spooky things you'll hear all year.

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Rival Consoles: Night Melody

Lifting tropes from IDM, deep house, Eno-indebted ambience, and end-of-days electro, Ryan Lee West creates a borderless shadow-reality that is part somnambulant carnival and part cosmic void on Night Melody

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Damaged, Abstract, Cut-Up Sewer Things: An Interview With Tobacco

Black Moth Super Rainbow’s Tobacco discusses his past and prepares us for a demented future with his upcoming solo album, Sweatbox Dynasty.

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9 Aug 2016 // 11:24 AM

Merrin Karras: Apex

Brendan Gregoriy's first album as Merrin Karras delivers electronic music that feels sometimes classic, sometimes nostalgic, but always immediate.

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DJ Shadow: The Mountain Will Fall

The Mountain Will Fall, despite being released nearly 20 years after Shadow's debut masterpiece Endtroducing....., is still less innovative at release than the original is decades after coming out.

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Massive Attack and Ghostpoet - “Come Near Me” (Singles Going Steady)

One of three new songs from Massive Attack's Fantom app, "Come Near Me" is a really creepy number.

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5 Aug 2016 // 11:30 AM

M.I.A. - “Go Off” (Singles Going Steady)

If "Go Off" presages what we'll hear from the remainder of her new album, then Maya Arulpragasam plans to go out with a bang.

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1 Aug 2016 // 10:56 AM

Motion Graphics - “Lense” (Singles Going Steady)

Motion Graphics' Joe Williams floats through a gossamer vocal melody that seems to be surrounded by the overgrown flora of a strange, alien landscape.

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28 Jul 2016 // 11:00 AM

The Bug - “Box” ft. D Double E (Singles Going Steady)

Producer the Bug teams up with grime MC D Double E and it's a deft pairing.

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The Vast Loneliness of 'No Man's Sky'

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"You cannot escape yourself in No Man's Sky. There is little to do but analyze the self.

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