Articles tagged mikrokolektyw, delmark, jazz, moog, electronic

22 Aug 2013 // 7:30 AM

Lace Curtain: Falling/Running

Australian trio Lace Curtain's debut 12" for Mexican Summer, Falling/Running, incorporates a wide range of influences from electronic music, spanning '80s synth pop and contemporary groups such as Light Asylum.

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Safety Scissors: In a Manner of Sleeping

In a Manner of Sleeping is, in a manner of speaking, the most tiresome and mind-numbing ambient techno album that you’ll hear this year.

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Will Calhoun: Life in This World

Living life and making music on his own terms has made Will Calhoun an artist worthy of our consideration and gratitude.

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Joel Harrison 19: Infinite Possibility

It may have required getting 19 musicians on the payroll, but Joel Harrison has recorded a masterpiece.

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Weasel Walter/Mary Halvorson/Peter Evans: Mechanical Malfunction

Percussion/Guitar/Trumpet playing no/free jazz that is exciting/terrific.

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AlunaGeorge: Body Music

Body Music is an effortless, sophisticated mixture of Aaliyah x Lily Allen x the XX plus so much more.

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Kenny Barron: Kenny Barron & The Brazilian Knights

Legendary pianist Kenny Barron and a talented group of Brazilian musicians deliver a fine Brazilian jazz album.

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A Little Shire Within Themselves: ‘We Are Modeselektor’

Far from a basic VH1 “behind-the-scenes look”, We Are Modeselektor gives a human face to the cool digital glitches of Modeselektor’s sound.

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25 Jul 2013 // 10:04 PM

Skinny Puppy: Weapon

The record is pretty downright accessible and a gateway entry point for anyone remotely interested in the band, dialing down the experimental edges that Skinny Puppy was sometimes known for.

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Rob Mazurek / Exploding Star Electro Acoustic Ensemble: The Space Between

I plunged the universe's consciousness and all I got was this CD/DVD package.

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Denny Zeitlin: Both/And: Solo Electro-Acoustic Adventures

Nothing in Denny Zeitlin's Sunnyside tenure will prepare you for this.

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17 Jul 2013 // 6:30 AM

Sally Shapiro: Elsewhere

Elsewhere is a full remix album of tracks from Swedish disco duo Sally Shapiro that already originally appeared on their record, Somewhere Else, released earlier this year.

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Jaimeo Brown: Transcendence

Brown benefits from his restlessness, which helps craft Transcendence as one the best jazz albums of 2013.

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band: 9 July 2013 - McKittrick Hotel, NY (photos)

Celebrating the release of their first album with all original compositions That's It!, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band returned to the McKittrick Hotel for a seven night residency. If Tuesday was any indication, every night is gonna have you on your feet.

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Jonathan Finlayson and Sicilian Defense: Moment & the Message

A superb and daring trumpeter makes a long-awaited debut.

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Deptford Goth: Life After Defo

Deptford Goth has an ear for sad-eyed electro-pop hooks, a knack for synthesizer-driven production flair, and the ability to merge the two, conveniently, in his own living room.

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Ideas on the Ephemeral in Live Electronic Music

We take a look at how improvisatory genres such as jazz have embraced the one-off performance and how live electronic musicians can incorporate more ephemeral elements.

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8 Jul 2013 // 10:05 PM

Maps: Vicissitude

For an album purportedly about change, and is even named after it, Vicissitude is a case of plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band: That’s It!

Behold, the first album by the Preservation Hall Jazz Band of all new tunes. Stir it in with some colorful beads and hard liquor, and you may never know the difference.

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Redtenbacher’s Funkestra: The Cooker

Consistent and enjoyable, The Cooker serves as a triumphant showcase of top-rate musicianship.

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