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17 Mar 2017 // 8:02 AM

Shobaleader One: Elektrac

Shobaleader One defy the expectations of what a band can do with electrifying reinterpretations of Squarepusher tracks.

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The Spirit In Her Soul Is Free: An Interview With Linda Clifford

From Curtis Mayfield to Neil Simon, the legendary Linda Clifford recalls how she capped the '70s with two full servings of spunk and sophistication.

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14 Feb 2017 // 3:30 AM

Moiré: No Future

Moiré sees a world spinning out of control on this mesmerizing left-field house album.

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Mr. Tophat feat. Robyn: Trust Me

This is as fine an introduction as any to the electronic stylings of Mr. Tophat.

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15 Dec 2016 // 3:25 AM

Moderat: Live

Serving as the perfect culmination of Moderat's studio LP triptych -- which reached its apex with this year's III -- Live proves that 2016 was Moderat's year.

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12 Dec 2016 // 3:10 AM

Scuba: Fabric 90

Hard-hitting house with a sad backstory: the closure of one of the world's most celebrated dance clubs.

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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 // 3:25 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 // 1:45 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 // 2:15 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 // 10:26 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 // 8:07 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 // 10:44 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 // 2:20 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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'Steep' Loves Its Mountains

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"SSX wanted you to fight its mountains, Steep wants you to love its mountains.

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