Articles tagged glitch

15 Apr 2015 // 11:30 AM

Jimmy Edgar: Fabriclive 79

The Detroit house producer's Fabriclive entry allows him to show off his own Ultramajic label.

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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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5 Jun 2013 // 11:01 PM

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.

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29 May 2013 // 11:06 PM

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.

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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.

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Pimmon: Smudge Another Yesterday

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

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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.

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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.

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20 Jul 2009 // 9:57 PM

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.

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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.

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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.

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5 Apr 2009 // 9:59 PM

Spoonbill: Zoomorphic

One of the quirkiest and funkiest folk-glitch albums ever made.

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10 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

Pole: 1 2 3

Pole exists in minimalism's ghetto and its grotto, impoverished and sparse but never lacking in appreciation of its personal surroundings.

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29 May 2007 // 11:02 PM

Yvat: Chroma

Yvat's new EP Chroma sounds at least as "designed" as it does composed.

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

// Short Ends and Leader

"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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