Articles tagged mikrokolektyw, delmark, jazz, moog, electronic

Doldrums: The Air Conditioned Nightmare

Doldrums' latest is a sprawling exploration of modern synthetic life through artificial drum sounds, synthesizers and Airick Woodhead’s hauntingly human voice.

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‘Freedom of Choice’ Is What You Got: A New Look at Devo’s 1980 Hit Album

Evie Nagy's latest book explores Devo's most successful record, Freedom of Choice, which contains the legendary “Whip It”.

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20 May 2015 // 2:30 AM

Shamir: Ratchet (take one)

Far beyond boxes and genres, Shamir Bailey's debut album Ratchet sees the 20-year-old arrive in front of the public eye, creatively unscathed and defiantly confident. 

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Shamir: Ratchet (take two)

On Ratchet, Shamir predicts his own domination of pop music. He’s probably right.

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Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld: Never Were the Way She Was

The unlikely duo of saxophonist Colin Stetson and violinist Sarah Neufeld creates a series of classically minimalist dronescapes that toe the line between the accessible and the avant garde. It’s a daring collection with often surprising results.

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Luis Perdomo & Controlling Ear Unit: Twenty-Two

Luis Perdomo recorded Twenty-Two 22 years after turning 22.

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19 May 2015 // 2:20 AM

Holly Herndon: Platform

The nexus of surveillance paranoia and sound architecture resides in Holly Herndon's mind.

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Billie Holiday: The Centennial Collection

The Centennial Collection serves as a masterful representation of Billie Holiday’s enduring legacy.

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Bernard + Edith - “WURDS (Samaris Remix)” (audio) (Premiere)

Icelandic electronic outfit Samaris give their unique spin on the tune "WURDS" by the up-and-coming Mancunian outfit Bernard + Edith.

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14 May 2015 // 2:20 AM

Tyondai Braxton: HIVE1

As a look into Braxton's mind, HIVE1 is as fascinating as it is unsettling.

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13 May 2015 // 12:05 PM

Mt. Wolf: Red

As a first foray into the world of studio recording with a founding member lost, the collective does better than most in more than making up for a missing piece.

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12 May 2015 // 2:30 AM

Blanck Mass: Dumb Flesh

Like a shiny penny left submerged in Coca-Cola, the elements of dance music corrode here in Benjamin John Power’s hands.

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12 May 2015 // 2:15 AM

Psychic Reality: Chassis

Chassis succeeds the most when Leyna Noel bares her voice opposing the music that back her.

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Color Therapy: Mr. Wolf Is Dead

If you're looking for mood-music and a soporific, look no further! Color Therapy's here to put you to sleep and exercise any of those unwanted emotions!

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6 May 2015 // 3:00 PM

Eskmo: SOL

As Eskmo, Brendan Angelides keeps his tension on a short leash.

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Kamasi Washington Expands Jazz’s Boundaries on New Album ‘The Epic’

LOS ANGELES — When jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington was contributing string arrangements to rapper Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly,” few could have predicted that

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6 May 2015 // 4:00 AM

Marcus Miller: Afrodeezia

Bassist/composer Marcus Miller delivers a tour de force with his latest, a hybridization of African and Western styles that finds the similarities in the differences of each.

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Tony Bennett / Bill Evans: The Complete Tony Bennett / Bill Evans Recordings

This lavish four-LP reissue celebrates the 40th anniversary of these monumental sessions by two of the great understated jazz interpreters.

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Wes Montgomery - “Far Wes” (audio) (Premiere)

The jazzy guitar stylings of Wes Montgomery have never sounded as good as they do on his latest compilation, In the Beginning.

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5 May 2015 // 3:30 AM

MG: MG

The context of Martin Gore's career in Depeche Mode doesn't lessen the achievement of MG; in fact, it complements it.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

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"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

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