Articles tagged rotwang, idm, breakcore, ambient, experimental, noise

Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood and the Rajasthan Express: Junun

Junun is proof that any amount of common ground, no matter how small, can still helps ideas take flight.

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Myopic - “Playground” (audio) (premiere)

Recorded in one take in an actual playground, this experimental track captures the innocence of childhood beautifully.

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23 Nov 2015 // 2:05 AM

Drew McDowall: Collapse

The kind of collapse witnessed here is a slow degeneration and deterioration, one that’s more obsessed with the mutation in the reconfiguration of the seams than the sanguinary remains of those crushed by the bottom falling out.

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The Greatest Hoax - ‘Enso’ (album stream) (premiere)

Composer Taylor Jordan creates a spellbinding mix of ambient and classical music on his latest album.

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20 Nov 2015 // 2:10 AM

CocoRosie: Heartache City

Still taking on taboos, CocoRosie's latest effort Heartache City finds melodic wonder in a fiery cosmos that is their poetry and horror.

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El Tryptophan - ‘Guilt Vacation’ (album stream) (premiere)

Gryphon Rue's eccentric new album is indie pop at its most imaginative.

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19 Nov 2015 // 2:30 AM

Arca: Mutant

Arca's second album is a microcosm of the globalized world we live in, a chaotic hive that merges beauty and ugliness into a single awe-inspiring vision.

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Nils Frahm: Late Night Tales

Nils Frahm makes a buoyant, graceful capsule untethered by time.

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Mereki - “Dth Buny” (audio) (premiere)

Noise goes pop on this contagious new track by the LA artist.

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17 Nov 2015 // 2:30 AM

Julia Kent: Asperities

Avant garde cellist and composer Julia Kent returns with an album of devastating beauty and insurmountable dread.

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Unloved - “Guilty of Love (Andy Weatherall Vocal Mix)” (video) (premiere)

Two film composers and a singer have teamed up for a fascinating, dreamy new musical project.

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Oneohtrix Point Never: Garden of Delete

If you think Oneohtrix Point Never creates confusing music, try to decipher Garden of Delete's backstory.

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Laurie Anderson: Heart of a Dog

The companion to the film of the same name, Heart of a Dog is a welcome and beautiful story from an American great.

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Christopher Bissonnette: Pitch, Paper & Foil

With his latest, Christopher Bissonnette crafts a wholly immersive listening experience, one ideally suited for headphones and quiet minds.

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Mary Halvorson: Meltframe

On Halvorson's mesmerizing new solo guitar record, she knows the best way to honor jazz's history is give a nod to the greats and then break that history down so you can innovate your way to the future.

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Floating Points: Elaeina

Elaeina is some delicious food for the brain and ears. It’s a record that’s damn near impossible to label.

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Wolf Eyes: I Am a Problem: Mind in Pieces

Their minds may be in pieces, yet Wolf Eyes' latest album represents their most cohesive and accessible work to date.

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Ólafur Arnalds and Nils Frahm: Collaborative Works

A lovely view into the shared world of two mad geniuses.

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Piney Gir - Everyday Witch’ (EP stream) (premiere)

This Halloween EP by the prolific singer-songwriter is a spooky, incredibly fun gem.

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The Lion’s Daughter - “Four Flies” (audio) (premiere)

Doom meets noise on the St. Louis band's roaring new track.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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