Articles tagged idm

12 Apr 2016 // 2:20 AM

Ital Tek: Hollowed

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

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31 Mar 2016 // 2:30 AM

Moderat: III

After a shaky start, Moderat follow through with some of their best songs to date on their latest album.

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Venetian Snares - “Everything About You Is Special” (Singles Going Steady)

Once the beat kicks in, Venetian Snares is clearly in another stratosphere.

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23 Feb 2016 // 3:09 AM

µ-Ziq: Aberystwyth Marine

Mike Paradinas pulls out a long-lost album from his past that's almost as good as most µ-Ziq releases.

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10 Feb 2016 // 2:00 PM

Moderat - “Reminder” (Singles Going Steady)

Moderat return with a swirling techno soundscape that evokes Trentemøller’s music as much as it does In Rainbows-era Radiohead.

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26 Jan 2016 // 3:10 AM

Autechre: AE_LIVE

Autechre give their fans a digital hernia with AE_LIVE, but the glitch-lover wouldn't have it any other way.

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19 Nov 2015 // 3:30 AM

Arca: Mutant

Arca's second album is a microcosm of the globalized world we live in, a chaotic hive that merges beauty and ugliness into a single awe-inspiring vision.

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Floating Points: Elaeina

Elaeina is some delicious food for the brain and ears. It’s a record that’s damn near impossible to label.

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19 Oct 2015 // 2:30 AM

Rival Consoles: Howl

Rival Consoles humanizes electronic music with his scintillating third LP.

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1 Oct 2015 // 2:20 AM

Various Artists: µ20

As writer Rory Gibb once asked himself, "What on earth is this music?"

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Four Tet: Morning/Evening

Largely succeeding on the strength of the record's second half, Kieran Hebden has proved his mercurial approach to electronic music is as vital as ever.

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The Orb: Moonbuilding 2703 AD

The Orb sail over the moon on this one, making electronic greatness look easy as ever.

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12 Jun 2015 // 11:45 AM

Actress: DJ-Kicks

In attempting to create a cohesive DJ set, Darren Cunningham (Actress) shows his skills lie more in his own material than the seamless integration of others.

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24 Apr 2015 // 2:05 AM

Squarepusher: Damogen Furies

Even when Damogen Furies starts to become overfamiliar in its spastic rhythmic explorations, Squarepusher finds a way to upset the listener's expectations.

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5 Nov 2014 // 3:06 AM

Clark: Clark

“Music is like sculpture. It’s like trying to capture a moment of ultimate momentum, and distill it forever. An invincible, sealed capsule of sound.” -- Clark, August 2014

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10 Oct 2014 // 2:06 AM

Caribou: Our Love

By tweaking the sound of his previous record, Caribou's Dan Snaith has created one of the most enjoyable, crowd-pleasing records of the year.

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Flying Lotus: You’re Dead!

Flying Lotus makes his return with a concept album that is executed exceptionally well, making for arguably the greatest accomplishment in his career thus far.

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10 Jan 2013 // 8:30 AM

Monokle: Saints

From genre-bending to sonic spoon-bending, Vlad Kudryavtsev’s fidgety and melodious album throws some real whimsy and majesty at what might loosely be called dubstep.

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The Survival of the Industrial Sonic in a Deindustrialized West

In the '90s, industrial music crossed over into the mainstream with heavy guitar and massive personalities, but blue collar labor itself was disappearing...

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8 Feb 2011 // 9:59 PM

Com Truise: Cyanide Sisters

Com Truise is never far from a long-discontinued synthesizer or a 1980s VHS tape.

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