Articles tagged electronic

VHS Head: Persistence of Vision

More abstract, sketchbook electronics from VHS tape sampling producer VHS Head.

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Brian Eno and Karl Hyde: Someday World

Two naturally complementary collaborators make half of an OK album and half of what could have been one of the best records of the year.

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22 May 2014 // 1:05 AM

Plaid: Reachy Prints

Reachy Prints makes you glad to be alive and kicking so you can enjoy the paintings in sound that this duo so deftly accomplishes.

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Counterbalance: St. Germain’s ‘Tourist’

I want you to get together. Put your hands together. It's a simple song so you can work it out -- a 2000 electronic landmark and the subject of this week's Counterbalance.

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7 May 2014 // 11:30 AM

Thomas Azier: Hylas

Retro-gazing electronic pop of the broad-stroked, emotive variety, the debut LP of Berlin-based, Dutch musician Thomas Azier is one of the most confident debuts by a male electronic artist in ages.

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18 Mar 2014 // 10:50 AM

Steve Aoki, Diplo and Deorro - “Freak” (feat. Steve Bays)

EDM powerhouses Steve Aoki, Diplo and Deorro make a play for 2014 dancefloor dominance with "Freak".

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Anne: Pulling Chain

These songs are dull, forgettable, and mostly interchangeable.

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Mark McGuire: Along the Way

Along the Way is always pretty, but rarely beautiful.

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Oneohtrix Point Never: R Plus Seven

In brief, R Plus Seven deemphasizes Replica’s sense of walled-off claustrophobia, letting thick puddles of light filter into Lopatin’s lair of sound.

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Nine Inch Nails: Hesitation Marks

Hesitation Marks is a necessary addition to the Nine Inch Nails oeuvre, even though the initial reaction to it might be one of befuddlement or WTF?-ness.

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Natacha Atlas: Habibi: Classics and Collaborations

The acclaimed queen of Maghreb music releases a double-disc compilation of her most potent and genre-defying material.

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10 Sep 2013 // 2:04 AM

Blondes: Swisher

What makes Swisher interesting is that it's an album rooted in place, terra firma if you will, and the people who populate that place or places.

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6 Sep 2013 // 2:03 AM

Postiljonen: Skyer

Scandinavian dream-pop trio delivers one of the year's great records.

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Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs: Get Lost VI

Overall it’s a mildly paced mix but one of the more consistent and enjoyable to come out this year.

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22 Aug 2013 // 10:04 PM

Moderat: II

Germany’s reigning electronic kings Modeselektor and Apparat unite yet again for II, a collection of danceable yet curiously melancholy tracks. Amidst the moody fray, however, are some would-be pop hits that show just how far these guys have come along.

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22 Aug 2013 // 7:30 AM

Lace Curtain: Falling/Running

Australian trio Lace Curtain's debut 12" for Mexican Summer, Falling/Running, incorporates a wide range of influences from electronic music, spanning '80s synth pop and contemporary groups such as Light Asylum.

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Safety Scissors: In a Manner of Sleeping

In a Manner of Sleeping is, in a manner of speaking, the most tiresome and mind-numbing ambient techno album that you’ll hear this year.

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AlunaGeorge: Body Music

Body Music is an effortless, sophisticated mixture of Aaliyah x Lily Allen x the XX plus so much more.

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A Little Shire Within Themselves: ‘We Are Modeselektor’

Far from a basic VH1 “behind-the-scenes look”, We Are Modeselektor gives a human face to the cool digital glitches of Modeselektor’s sound.

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25 Jul 2013 // 10:04 PM

Skinny Puppy: Weapon

The record is pretty downright accessible and a gateway entry point for anyone remotely interested in the band, dialing down the experimental edges that Skinny Puppy was sometimes known for.

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"Bloodborne wants to catch us off guard, even as it teaches us to always be on guard.

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