Articles tagged electronic

Lust for Youth: Compassion

Lust for Youth's Compassion is danceable and hypnotizing, to the point where their songs' clichés of mystery and jealousy become erased in the trance.

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Prins Thomas: Principe Del Norte

Prins Thomas doesn't waste a second of this 100-minute collection. And that's no small feat.

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22 Mar 2016 // 12:30 PM

Classixx - “Grecian Summer” (Singles Going Steady)

Classixx returns with another bright, bubbling over, neo-funk dance track that pulsates with a certain effusive optimism that somersaults in your stomach.

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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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21 Mar 2016 // 2:10 AM

MMOTHS: Luneworks

Debut album from Irish electronic master takes listener on a trip through multiple moods with masterful precision.

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16 Mar 2016 // 2:00 PM

Ash Koosha - “Biutiful” (Singles Going Steady)

"Biutiful" is another avant-electro soundscape from Ash Koosha, and it beautifully bridges the divide between the discordant and the melodic.

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Throwing Shade: House of Silk

Whereas Throwing Shade's best material is incisive in its airiness, House of Silk lacks any such bite.

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Underworld: Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future

Legendary electronic music duo make a relaxed, confident, lovely album that's unabashedly themselves.

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14 Mar 2016 // 3:05 AM

Eric Prydz: Opus

He may be best known for "Call on Me" and his Pink Floyd remix, but left-of-center DJ Eric Prydz will be remembered because of his truly astounding Opus.

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10 Mar 2016 // 12:26 PM

MMOTHS - ‘Luneworks’ (album stream) (premiere)

One can hear the ethereal mists and moody cloud-filled landscapes of Ireland in MMOTHS's dreamy, cinematic electronic music.

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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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9 Mar 2016 // 11:18 AM

Yearning Kru - “Multipass” (Singles Going Steady)

Yearning Kru's "Multipass" is an electro-ambient soundscape with sonics scavenged from an overstuffed steampunk junkyard.

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8 Mar 2016 // 2:15 PM

Shift Work - “Hard Currency” (Singles Going Steady)

Even for casual listeners of electronic music, the polyrhythms and arrangement on "Hard Currency" are at least interesting, if not wonderful in its own way.

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Dalhous: The Composite Moods Collection Vol. 1: House Number 44

Scottish electronic duo Dalhous attempt to manipulate our psyches with the quietly ominous first instalment of their Composite Moods Collection.

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7 Mar 2016 // 3:20 AM

Prince Rama: Xtreme Now

The "Now Age" practitioners return with another high-concept album whose conceit doesn't take away from the fun of it all.

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Bakermat - “Ballade” (audio) (premiere)

Dutch producer Lodewijk Fluttert (a.k.a. Bakermat) is known for his minimalist style of electronic music that draws in soul and jazz influences.

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3 Mar 2016 // 3:20 AM

Qluster: Echtzeit

Echtzeit is neither commercial nor uncompromising. It's its own thing, a true work of art that defies its own paradoxical nature.

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Immersion: Analogue Creatures

Swim~ co-founders Colin Newman and Malka Spigel resurrect Immersion in the name of mellow, ambient surf.

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Scanner and Anni Hogan: Scanni

Scanni neither holds back nor advances Scanner and Anni Hogan.

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1 Mar 2016 // 1:45 PM

Gold Panda - “Time Eater” (Singles Going Steady)

"Time Eater" is a slow-motion collapse concocted out of Eastern strings, hisses of ambience, and churning electronic percussion.

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Difficulty As Tone in 'Hyper Light Drifter'

// Moving Pixels

"Hyper Light Drifter's creates a certain tone -- melancholy resignation mixed with a feeling of just barely scraping by -- that wouldn’t be possible in an easier game.

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