Articles tagged electronic

3 Nov 2016 // 1:30 AM

Illum Sphere: Glass

Illum Sphere makes his boldest statement yet with a restless, uneasy album allowed the space and time to slowly unravel.

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2 Nov 2016 // 11:45 AM

Kaytranada - “You’re the One” feat. Syd (Singles Going Steady)

Kaytranada's classic, echoing beats, driving bass, and retro synth sounds provide the perfect backdrop for Syd's voice

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S U R V I V E: RR7349

The perils of nostalgia notwithstanding, many listeners will find the foggy atmospheres and neon-lit cityscapes of RR7349 irresistible.

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Izzy Flynn - “Faith” (audio) (premiere)

London's Izzy Flynn is an artist on the rise as her blend of electronic, electropop, soul and jazz is mesmerizing.

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Making Music Out of Uncertainty: A Conversation With FaltyDL

FaltyDL: “The more I think about what people are going to understand, the more convoluted my art gets.”

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1 Nov 2016 // 1:25 AM

Powell: Sport

Powell has matched his high-concept buffoonery with a fittingly wacky record that tiptoes the line but never oversteps it.

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Halloween Head Trips (PopMatters Playlist)

Presenting a set of spooky, angsty, twisted electronic beats to celebrate the dark season from PopMatters editor in chief, Sarah Zupko.

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Ulrich Schnauss: No Further Ahead Than Today

Big, busy, melodic statements from an architect of populist electronic music.

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27 Oct 2016 // 8:48 AM

Goodwood Atoms - “Into the Bay” (audio) (premiere)

Vancouver's Goodwood Atoms blend indie folk, indie pop and electronic music into delicate, ethereal, and enticing soundscapes that seduce the listener.

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27 Oct 2016 // 1:25 AM

Kuedo: Slow Knife

Kuedo envelopes the listener in a bold, cinematic album that transcends time and place.

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27 Oct 2016 // 1:15 AM

GAS: Box

Kompakt releases another GAS box set, one that is less comprehensive than its predecessor.

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Kelly Lee Owens: Oleic EP

From four tracks alone, it's obvious that London producer Kelly Lee Owens has been an avid studier of what makes great dance music "great".

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Barnaby Carter - “Evening Redness” (audio) (premiere)

Barnaby Carter's sound is a deep and lush shade of ambient, but with the cinematic influences of Ital Tek and Jon Hopkins.

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C Duncan: The Midnight Sun

The Scottish composer's latest effort takes on a more electronic direction without necessarily abandoning his penchant for dreamlike orchestrations.

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How Röyksopp’s ‘Melody A.M.’ Brought Electronica Into the Mainstream

With their debut, the Norwegian duo essentially provided the everyman's guide to electronic music.

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24 Oct 2016 // 1:15 AM

Steve Hauschildt: Strands

While Strands subverts none of your expectations, it is also a gorgeous and well-executed record.

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Sankt Otten + N: Männerfreundschaften und Metaphysik

Three abstract German musicians walk into a studio and emerge with a heavenly noise that may never age.

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Biosphere: Departed Glories

Vast, open expanses; flowing places full of emptiness and gaps; but at the core, always one thing: life.

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17 Oct 2016 // 10:21 AM

Pepe Deluxé - “Go Girl Go” (audio) (premiere)

"Go Girl Go" captures some of the retro-pop magic of "Go Supersonic" from Pepe Deluxé's 2012 masterpiece Queen of the Wave.

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Benoît Pioulard: The Benoît Pioulard Listening Matter

After a stretch of largely wordless ambient releases, the Seattle dream-folk artist has formidable weight to get off his mind.

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'Who' Will Be the Next Doctor?

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"What shall it be? A Doctor with whip-smart delivery of his lines? A woman who will bewitch before she kicks a Dalek's ass? Oh, the possibilities...

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