Articles tagged gold panda, ghostly international, dubstep, burial, techno, house

Various Artist: Round Black Ghosts 2

The second attempt at rounding up the finest spectral dubstep progeny by Stefan Betke's (aka Pole) ~Scape label.

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Various Artists: Tectonic Plates, Vol. 2

Bristol heavyweight label Tectonic packs loads of innovation into its second label comp.

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Martin Schulte: Depth of Soul

Schulte isn't afraid to disturb his DJ-ready dub techno with some atypical trickery.

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6 Aug 2009 // 8:57 PM

Alexander Nut: Rinse: 08

The British DJ mixes up dubstep and hip-hop, concocting something called "wonky".

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14 Jul 2009 // 8:59 PM

Voodeux: The Paranormal

The debut horror-techno album from Tanner Ross and KiloWatts will run its greasy hand up your spine and swallow your soul.

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13 Jul 2009 // 8:37 AM

In praise of disco on the anniversary of the notorious disco demolition day.

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11 Jun 2009 // 8:58 PM

Oliver Huntemann: H-3

A decent progressive house record stuck in this long-time DJ's old ways.

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2 Jun 2009 // 9:00 PM

Boxcutter: Arecibo Message

Barry Lynn's 2006 debut Oneiric stuck to the dubstep formula, but he opened up his palette for Glyphic the next year. That IDM progression is fully embraced and articulated on his latest and greatest.

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Burial/Four Tet: “Moth”/“Wolf Cub”

On the surface, Four Tet and Burial don't seem to have much in common. That's precisely what makes this enigmatic 12" single so rewarding.

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26 May 2009 // 9:00 PM

Nathan Fake: Hard Islands

Hard Islands is perplexing and sharp, but you're lying if you told your friends this is an "album".

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25 May 2009 // 8:59 PM

Pendle Coven: Self-Assessment

Pendle Coven's work probably won't sway the non-dub techno fan, but skipping out on Self-Assessment for that reason is just silly.

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Zomby: Where Were U in ‘92

Zomby looks back to the future.

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5 May 2009 // 8:59 PM

LD: Traumatic Times

In dubstep and the related genres that rely so much on precise sound structuring, LD's trained production ear suits him well.

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Various Artists: The Definitive Japanese Scene Vol.1

A well-ordered, well-selected assortment.

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26 Apr 2009 // 9:00 PM

DJ Hell: Teufelswerk

The best album yet from one of Germany's biggest DJs is still lacking.

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19 Apr 2009 // 8:58 PM

Pig & Dan: The Heat EP

The Heat EP is Pig & Dan's latest balancing act of the Big and the Brittle.

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Marc Romboy: Systematic Colours Volume Two

If Romboy's wobbly mix hits a snag, it vanishes in minutes.

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8 Apr 2009 // 4:34 AM

The end came quickly for Kal Penn’s character on the popular Fox drama “House” on Monday night. Early in the episode, viewers learned that

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30 Mar 2009 // 8:58 PM

Andy Duguid: Believe

This debut house record is simply too predictable and unoriginal to make any impact outside of Ibiza and the Ministry of Sound, though it will receive lots of play in those hellholes.

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12 Mar 2009 // 8:57 PM

Various Artists: Ghostly Swim

This displays one of the finest indie labels in the world at the very top of its game.

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