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Wednesday, July 31 2013

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.


Wednesday, June 5 2013

Nosaj Thing: Home

There’s no dance-floor friendly banger or loud snapping snares. It's all easy entrances and exits: guests stopping over unexpectedly to relate a sad story and then exiting quietly through the back while you're pouring the tea.


Wednesday, May 29 2013

Baths: Obsidian

Obsidian is the dark record it was billed as because it starts to ask its own uncomfortable questions. Love becomes more illusory when it stops getting quoted.


Monday, October 4 2010

Fennesz Daniell Buck: Knoxville

An experiment between experimental musicians? The trio sound like strange tinkers under power lines, cobbling together these songs under constant drone, wavering dissonance.


Sunday, March 7 2010

Pimmon: Smudge Another Yesterday

Australian sound artist smudges, snaps, crackles, pops, and sprinkles the warm glowing remains all over.


Tuesday, November 17 2009

Cracked Media: The Sound of Malfunction by Caleb Kelly

Kelly's study provides access to some fascinating theories of, and experiments in, the "wrong" uses of technology as explored by some important sound artists of the phonographic era.


Tuesday, August 4 2009

Kid606: Shout at the Döner

Master of the musical pun, Kid606 still lives up to his puerile namesake and brings us all down to his level for an amazingly fun journey through wonky-synth dance music.


Monday, July 20 2009

Machinedrum: Want to 1 2?

Most of Travis Stewart's fourth Machinedrum album sounds noisy, and it is hard to tell how much of the distortion is purposeful glitch-hop or generally lazy. It's not his best work.


Thursday, July 9 2009

Jim O’Rourke: I’m Happy, and I’m Singing, and a 1, 2, 3, 4

Not a straight-up masterpiece, but a thorough and thoughtful exploration of the possibilities of glitch music though the ears of a true sonic master.


Wednesday, April 29 2009

Prefuse 73: Everything She Touched Turned Ampexian

Heron's best work since One Word Extinguisher is a true album experience, meant to be played start to finish in one uninterrupted session for maximum enjoyment.


Spoonbill: Zoomorphic (Capsule Reviews) [5.Apr.09]
Pole: 1 2 3 (Reviews) [10.Sep.08]
Yvat: Chroma (Capsule Reviews) [29.May.07]
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