Articles tagged radiohead, deep house, dubstep, electronica, moby, dj james christian

‘OKNOTOK’ and the Nostalgic Radiohead

Radiohead completists already own much of what is on OKNOTOK, but those wanting to experience OK Computer for the first time need look no further than here.

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19 Jun 2017 // 2:30 AM

UMFANG: Symbolic Use of Light

UMFANG has created a thrillingly live and raw techno album with the emphasis placed on capturing the moment.

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6 Jun 2017 // 10:06 AM

Radiohead - “I Promise” (Singles Going Steady)

Radiohead manages to capture the alienation and existential dread of the end of the millennium but does so through the simplest of ideas.

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Sound Machine: The Evolutionary Vocabulary of the Human Voice

Amplification and voice technologies are bringing a broader palate of sounds to the singer. It’s not all beautiful, but it's very human.

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31 Mar 2017 // 8:11 AM

Soulwax: From Deewee

Soulwax return after their soundtrack excursion Belgica with From Deewee which was recorded live in one take.

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29 Mar 2017 // 11:01 AM

Gorillaz - “Saturnz Barz (Spirit House)” (Singles Going Steady)

It's been a while since we heard from Gorillaz; this is a very solid way to return.

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Moby and the Void Pacific Choir Share “A Simple Love” for Valentine’s Day

Moby and the Void Pacific Choir share a timely Valentine's Day song to honor the animals that we love.

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22 Dec 2016 // 1:48 PM

2016: The Final Year of the Surprise Album (Hopefully)

Dropping unexpected albums is a growing trend and one that should be done away with.

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12 Dec 2016 // 3:10 AM

Scuba: Fabric 90

Hard-hitting house with a sad backstory: the closure of one of the world's most celebrated dance clubs.

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Burial: Young Death / Nightmarket

Burial experiments with his genre-defining sound to challenge expectations.

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Moby and the Void Pacific Choir: These Systems Are Failing

Moby crafts an electropunk dystopian manifesto, but struggles to convey his vision of reality convincingly.

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Jamie Lidell: Building a Beginning

Like most of Lidell's discography, Building a Beginning seems simultaneously old and new, retro-minded and attuned to contemporary R&B trends.

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2 Nov 2016 // 1:45 PM

Ital Tek - “Beyond Sight” (Singles Going Steady)

In another century, Ital Tek would be a celebrated classical composer.

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1 Nov 2016 // 11:30 AM

Radiohead - “The Numbers” (Singles Going Steady)

Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and a CR78 drum machine are back to treat fans now to a minimalist take on the song.

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31 Oct 2016 // 2:20 AM

Alabama 3: Blues

Alabama 3 show once again why they're the sheriffs of this two-bit blues-rock town.

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Thievery Corporation Steals the Night With Truth Bombs at Berkeley Greek

The energy in the Berkeley air crackles as the band and audience unite in a collective groove that makes it feel like the political revolution still has a chance.

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Moby and the Void Pacific Choir - “Are You Lost in the World Like Me?” (Singles Going Steady)

This is the most soaring, urgent, and dramatic recording that Moby has done since "Extreme Ways", but now with an apocalyptic weight to it.

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Austin City Limits 2016 Weekend 2 Preview

PopMatters will be at the second weekend of ACL 2016, where artists like Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar will bring this Austin Festival to a jam-packed close.

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6 Oct 2016 // 7:50 AM

Phantogram: Three

Phantogram's third (and best effort) hides a lot of sadness behind that swagger, and that tension helps define their most scintillating set yet.

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Lost (and Found) in Space: United Sounds of Joy Transmit From Another Universe

If beauty and horror were two parallaxes in the vast expanse of the galaxy, somewhere between those points you might hear these songs.

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