Articles tagged mikrokolektyw, delmark, jazz, moog, electronic

Lloyd Cole: 1D Electronics 2012-2014

Lloyd Cole’s second electronic record assembles “unfinished” work: minimalist but still engaging.

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IAMX - ‘Metanoia’ (album stream) (premiere)

The sixth album by the former Sneaker Pimp bridges multiple genres to create a vibrant, energetic, glammy musical hybrid.

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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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Various Artists: Trevor Jackson Presents Science Fiction Dancehall Classics

Multimedia artist Jackson curates this deep dive into Adrian Sherwood's musical cauldron, from whence dub, Afrobeat, punk, and industrial emerge.

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29 Sep 2015 // 2:20 AM

Kaskade: Automatic

As usual, Kaskade draws strength from mainstage EDM culture. Unfortunately for him, right now that culture is the weakest it's ever been.

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28 Sep 2015 // 11:00 AM

Jonas Reinhardt: Palace Savant

Jonas Reinhardt/Jesse Reiner understand that within electronic music, you can easily spin the old into something new.

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28 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM

Peaches: Rub

The minimalist rawness of Rub is a stylistic return to form, one that evokes the gritty essence of Peaches's delectably smutty debut.

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Erroll Garner: The Complete Concert by the Sea

A touchstone record for mid-century jazz gets a second wind thanks to the discovery of an extra hour of music. That's right.

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Jono McCleery - “Halfway” (audio) (premiere)

The latest track by Jono McCleery sounds accessible yet experimental, which is no easy task.

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Alexa Lusader - “La La Love Me” (audio) (premiere)

Alexa Lusader makes a strong impression on her new single "La La Love Me".

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Steve Moore - “Sam vs Kai” (audio) (premiere)

The member of Zombi continues to emerge as a first-rate film score composer, this time for the new horror flick Cub.

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Apprentice Destroyer - “Cloud Fortress” (audio) (premiere)

We're not too sure how subversive this anonymous project actually is, but it's yielded some spellbinding, krautrock-derived music.

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Free Agent of Sound: An Interview with Rob Mazurek

The heralded avant-jazz great Rob Mazurek speaks of space operas, working through grief with music, and, of course, the singularity.

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Kamasi Washington at Blue Note: 25 August 2015 (Photos)

All the press raving about Kamasi Washington are correct. The tenor saxophonist's Epic performances are not to be missed.

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Jerusalem in My Heart: If He Dies, If If If If If If

Perhaps the most mournful album of 2015.

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Danielle Parente - “Wicked Game” (audio) (premiere)

The classic Chris Isaak track is given a sumptuous electronic interpretation.

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The Souljazz Orchestra: Resistance

This is Souljazz-lite.

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Melody Gardot: Currency of Man

Largely leaving her jazz-pop past behind, Melody Gardot tries her hand at more soulful fare with highly rewarding results.

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William Parker: For Those Who Are, Still

Jazz bassist William Parker escorts himself into a whole new realm of modern music on For Those Who Are, Still.

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Will Samson & Heimer: Animal Hands

Two well-regarded electronic artists come together for the first time as a whole with their debut full-length.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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