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

24 May 2016 // 2:20 AM

µ-Ziq: RY30 Trax

British synth wunderkind Mike Paradinas takes a trip back to the '90s with another fascinating archival release.

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19 May 2016 // 2:10 AM

Julianna Barwick: Will

A faintly sketched canvas, listeners can color their own emotions to Will.

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13 May 2016 // 8:10 AM

Young Magic: Still Life

Young Magic's smoldering ambient-pop drifts into new sonic territories on Still Life.

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9 May 2016 // 9:33 AM

Mary Lattimore - “Jimmy V” (Singles Going Steady)

Absolutely gorgeous and fulfilling postproduction harp music with a VHS eyephoria video as an ecstatic bonus.

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Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith: Ears

You can think or feel your way into narratives and “songs” that deliver messages, but in a way you’re tricking yourself into thinking there’s something solid here that you’re fully grasping.

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5 May 2016 // 9:09 AM

Xiu Xiu - “Into the Night” (Singles Going Steady)

Xiu Xiu bring their characteristic experimental noise to a Twin Peaks soundtrack tribute.

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Close to the Noise Floor: Formative UK Electronica 1975-1984

Four musicians reflect on the DIY culture that inspired the spread of electronic music, and on what’s changed in the intervening four decades.

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29 Apr 2016 // 2:30 AM

Cluster: 1971-1981

A formative and furtive period for the Krautrock duo is the focus of the blessed box set Cluster: 1971-1981.

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Babyfather: BBF Hosted by DJ Escrow

Dean Blunt: "I think genre terms are really connected … to race and boundaries."

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27 Apr 2016 // 2:10 AM

Susanna: Triangle

While lyrically underwhelming, Susanna's latest album is an enjoyable showcase of her enviable talents.

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Denovali Festival Returns to London With Drones, Waves and a Range of Frequencies

Two evenings of experimental and daring music transport festival-goers at St John-at-Hackney and Kings Place.

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19 Apr 2016 // 3:30 PM

Tim Hecker - “Black Phase” (Singles Going Steady)

Tim Hecker is back with a new album, and he's brought all of his dark, ambient soundscapes to the table once more with "Black Phase".

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Kenneth James Gibson - “Poured Semi Silently Upon You” (Singles Going Steady)

"Poured Semi Silently Upon You" is an orchestral ambient soundscape that bears the winding impressionistic focus of a Terence Malick film.

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Chelsea Wolfe: Abyss (Deluxe Edition)

Chelsea Wolfe's latest album, Abyss, improves upon her distinct metal-folk fusion that's characterized her music since the beginning.

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Andy Stott to Preview New Music at Denovali Festival in London This Weekend

Manchester producer Andy Stott to preview forthcoming release at Denovali Festival, in London, on April 15th.

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12 Apr 2016 // 1:00 PM

Deradoorian - “Your Creator” (Singles Going Steady)

Part groovy meditation on acceptance, part positive manifestation ritual over a soothing yet repetitive round-like vocal mantra, comforting keys and a sense of finding wellness within the great scheme of things.

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12 Apr 2016 // 2:20 AM

Ital Tek: Hollowed

Ital Tek releases this year's best album to date.

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Licht-Akiyama Trios: Tomorrow Outside Tomorrow

How many experimental guitarists does it take to change a light bulb? I don't know, ask the cornet player.

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Mary Lattimore: At the Dam

On At the Dam, Lattimore delivers a haunting, lasting performance, one that feels solitary but never spare, alone but never lonesome.

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8 Apr 2016 // 9:28 AM

Colin Stetson - “SORROW III” (Singles Going Steady)

The track isn't merely about "sorrow", that passing sentiment of unhappiness that always allows recovery; rather, it is about this sentiment amplified tenfold.

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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

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"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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