Articles tagged mikrokolektyw, delmark, jazz, moog, electronic

22 Feb 2016 // 3:20 AM

Brood Ma: Daze

Brood Ma creates a dizzying spectacle of music meant to frighten, unsettle, and overall inform.

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Julia Holter: Have You in My Wilderness

On her fourth album, Holter may have crafted her most peaceful -- and poppy(!) -- album yet.

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The Field - “The Follower” (Live in Berlin) (Singles Going Steady)

The Field's minimalist "The Follower" is best for really deep listening.

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Bill Frisell: When You Wish Upon a Star

Guitarist Bill Frisell continues his foray into the familiar with a set of classic television and film themes reimagined and rebuilt into something too often bordering on the somnambulant.

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18 Feb 2016 // 5:00 PM

Flume - “Never Be Like You” feat. Kai (Singles Going Steady)

Flume is of the most distinctive alt-dance architects working in a crowded field.

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18 Feb 2016 // 4:05 PM

Com Truise - “Diffraction” (Singles Going Steady)

This makes me want to put my leg warmers on and rock a scrunchy-clad high pony in a dingy Bushwick basement.

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Essaie Pas: Demain est une autre nuit

Canadian synth-wave duo Essaie Pas attempt to tease apart fantasy and reality on their excellent sophomore album, the noirish and seductive Demain est une autre nuit.

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Ital Tek - “Reflection Through Destruction” (Singles Going Steady)

Tension building never sounded so gracefully constructed.

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17 Feb 2016 // 3:30 AM

Matmos: Ultimate Care II

If there is a pair of artists out there who can "play" a washing machine, it's Matmos.

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TEPR - “Half Below” (video) (premiere)

After leaving Yelle in 2014, French producer Tanguy Destable has been hard at work on his TEPR project.

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12 Feb 2016 // 3:20 AM

Foxes: All I Need

All I Need does not aim to make Foxes stand out amidst an overcrowded pop scene, but it still guarantees some of the pop singles this year will see.

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12 Feb 2016 // 3:10 AM

Alex Smoke: Love Over Will

Electro-recluse Alex Smoke re-emerges with a long gestating new album that adds up to an engaging, if unsettling, minor masterpiece.

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Grammys 2016: Flying Lotus and L.A.‘s Experimental Music Scene Are Poised to Scoop Up Rewards

Flying Lotus is everywhere at this year’s Grammys, even when you can’t see him.

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‘Sun Ra: a Joyful Noise’ and the Joy of Ra’s Mythocracy

This film serves as an excellent way to try to begin to comprehend the enigma that was Sun Ra.

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The Hot 8 Brass Band: Vicennial: 20 Years of the Hot 8 Brass Band

A nicely rounded collection of the old and new on a collection that teeters on flawed, then bounces back with high energy and deep musicianship.

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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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Chris Hunt - “Plaster” (audio) (premiere)

Chris Hunt juxtaposes wide cinematic flourishes with elements of jaggy noise that almost create a heavy metal effect in his productions.

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10 Feb 2016 // 3:05 AM

Charles Murdoch: Point

Charles Murdoch first created a stir in 2013 and now returns to stir things up again with a record that is more emotionally complex than you might think at first.

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Gogo Penguin: Man Made Object

Gogo Penguin’s debut on Blue Note is a relentless, electronic-influenced collection of rhythmic jazz that would make Miles Teller jealous.

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Junior Boys: Big Black Coat

First album in five years from the Canadian synth-poppers... now even synth-poppier.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Looks at the Scenic Vistas and Human Drama of 'Firewatch'

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"This week we consider the beautiful world that Campo Santo has built for us to explore and the way that the game explores human relationships through its protagonist's own explorations within that world.

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