Articles tagged experimental

Various Artists: Trevor Jackson Presents Science Fiction Dancehall Classics

Multimedia artist Jackson curates this deep dive into Adrian Sherwood's musical cauldron, from whence dub, Afrobeat, punk, and industrial emerge.

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29 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM

U.S. Girls: Half Free

On her 4AD debut, a Toronto artist produces a damaged pop nightmare and one of the best albums of the year.

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28 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM

Peaches: Rub

The minimalist rawness of Rub is a stylistic return to form, one that evokes the gritty essence of Peaches's delectably smutty debut.

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Girl Band: Holding Hands with Jamie

The Dublin band's debut LP documents four musicians in flux together, their increasing ability to rely on one another allowing them to bother less with outside expectations.

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Miley Cyrus: Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz

Crass, often cringe-worthy and overtly sexual, Miley Cyrus And Her Dead Petz is a fascinating, bloated mess.

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Apprentice Destroyer - “Cloud Fortress” (audio) (premiere)

We're not too sure how subversive this anonymous project actually is, but it's yielded some spellbinding, krautrock-derived music.

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Locrian: Infinite Dissolution

Locrian can branch out while still laying it on thick. In other words, they can have it both ways.

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Free Agent of Sound: An Interview with Rob Mazurek

The heralded avant-jazz great Rob Mazurek speaks of space operas, working through grief with music, and, of course, the singularity.

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15 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM

Battles: La Di Da Di

Battles have figured out exactly what they want to do as a trio, making La Di Da Di feel more focused than their last album.

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John Lemke - “The Unwinding” (audio) (premiere)

Yet another case of adversity breeding phenomenal music.

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Jerusalem in My Heart: If He Dies, If If If If If If

Perhaps the most mournful album of 2015.

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11 Sep 2015 // 2:05 AM

Heitor Alvelos: Faith

If less is more, then even less can be positively deafening.

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27 Aug 2015 // 1:30 PM

El Ten Eleven: Fast Forward

On their sixth full-length album, El Ten Eleven connects their well-honed musical idiosyncrasies with personal tragedy.

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27 Aug 2015 // 2:30 AM

FKA twigs: M3LL155X

The success of FKA twigs says as much about shifting public tastes as it does her unique style.

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FKA twigs: M3LL155X (take 2)

With M3LL155X FKA twigs cements her status as the most experimental pop musician within the last few years.

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Deradoorian: The Expanding Flower Planet

On her debut, the former Dirty Projectors bassist proves herself to be a vital force in contemporary experimental pop music.

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Teenage Love - “Deserted Places” (video) (premiere)

The new video by this Copenhagen-New York duo shows a wonderfully dark sense of humor.

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Satoko Fujii Orchestra Berlin: Ichigo Ichi/Satoko Fujii Tobira: Yamiyo Ni Karasu

It's another day at the office for Satoko Fujii and Natsuki Tamura -- meaning they just released two albums designed to kick down more doors in jazz.

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Miracles of Modern Science - ‘Mean Dreams’ (album stream) (premiere)

The band continues their quirky and marvellous innovation on their inventive and wonderfully catchy new album

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Chelsea Wolfe: The Abyss (take 2)

Chelsea Wolfe's latest throws her helplessly into the abyss, where she's buried under the sheer mass of her band's fearsome noise and her own paralyzed fatalism.

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//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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