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Burial: Young Death / Nightmarket

Burial experiments with his genre-defining sound to challenge expectations.

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2 Dec 2016 // 2:25 AM

Justice: Woman

Justice's third album finally finds them picking a solid theme, but it doesn't conjure as much magic as expected.

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Damon Bell: Altered Visions EP

Damon Bell's little EP offers just that: rarely-changing loops that fall flat if you can't get hooked.

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2 Nov 2016 // 12:45 PM

Ital Tek - “Beyond Sight” (Singles Going Steady)

In another century, Ital Tek would be a celebrated classical composer.

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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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Moby and the Void Pacific Choir - “Are You Lost in the World Like Me?” (Singles Going Steady)

This is the most soaring, urgent, and dramatic recording that Moby has done since "Extreme Ways", but now with an apocalyptic weight to it.

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27 Sep 2016 // 1:15 AM

Mr. Oizo: All Wet

Collaboration ends up as both vice and virtue on Mr. Oizo's sixth album, rendering one half of the album a lot of fun.

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7 Sep 2016 // 9:26 AM

Underworld - “Ova Nova” (Singles Going Steady)

This is a composite of everything that is good about Underworld but pushes their sound forward to fit squarely in the present day.

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1 Sep 2016 // 7:07 AM

Portable: Alan Abrahams

South Africa's Alan Abrahams stretches his idiosyncratic vision of "noir wave, incorporating elements of electronic music, classical, new jazz, and African pop to create an atmosphere of alluring claustrophobia.

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Andy Stott: Too Many Voices

This is everything but a claustrophobic piece of sonic art. On the contrary, this is Stott at his best, a composer whose futuristic music is well-rooted in today’s world.

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Portable - “Say It’s Going to Change” (Bodycode Remix ft. Ursula Rucker) (audio) (premiere)

The song's slow transition from unfocused synth jam to functional dancefloor killer is yet another example of the absolute madness Abrahams can wreak on an unsuspecting mass of bodies crowded around his turntable.

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9 Jun 2016 // 9:44 AM

Boys Noize: Mayday

In the midst of a conflict between his mainstream ambitions and his established style, Boys Noize creates a hybrid album that actually kind of works.

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8 Jun 2016 // 1:20 AM

Raime: Tooth

Electronic duo Raime follow-up their excellently bleak debut with a sophomore record that promises to resist and counter-attack the derelict world that surrounds them.

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Gold Panda: Good Luck and Do Your Best

Gold Panda turns a trip to Japan into a synaesthetic sensory experience in his latest LP.

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Mark Pritchard: Under the Sun

Under the Sun is Pritchard discovering his own voice through the voices of others who continue to inspire him today.

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5 May 2016 // 10:01 AM

Joker - “Only You” (Singles Going Steady)

Joker's "Only You" is one of the few songs that showcases trap music's true potential.

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Close to the Noise Floor: Formative UK Electronica 1975-1984

Four musicians reflect on the DIY culture that inspired the spread of electronic music, and on what’s changed in the intervening four decades.

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14 Apr 2016 // 10:38 AM

Katy B - “I Wanna Be” (Singles Going Steady)

Katy B's "I Wanna Be" is one of the reasons why pop music is considered by many to be generic and bland.

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12 Apr 2016 // 1:20 AM

Ital Tek: Hollowed

Ital Tek releases this year's best album to date.

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11 Apr 2016 // 1:53 PM

Ital Tek - “Cobra” (Singles Going Steady)

This is a "big" sound, full of reverb and beats that make your chest vibrate. Pretty amazing.

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"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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