Articles tagged trip hop

12 Jul 2016 // 2:15 AM

Beth Orton: Kidsticks

British songwriter Beth Orton stretches to the heavens on her latest album.

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Astrally Project Myself Into the Life of Someone Else: An Interview With Beth Orton

Everyone thinks they've pegged Beth Orton. But her sharp turn towards bedroom dance-rock, she's thrown all her fans for a loop -- and she's loving it.

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21 Mar 2016 // 2:30 PM

Roots Manuva - “Crying” (Singles Going Steady)

"Crying" is such a powerful track that not only do I enjoy the auditory assault, I actually want more of it when the song finally ends.

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Massive Attack: Ritual Spirit

Massive Attack primes the trip-hop pump with a compelling, bite-sized EP.

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23 Feb 2016 // 1:00 PM

FKA twigs - “Good to Love” (Singles Going Steady)

With characteristically airy, nerve and neuroses-plagued vocals, FKA twigs confirms that love can be real, important, and "good" even.

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DJ Krush: Butterfly Effect

After a ten-year hiatus, the trip-hop legend returns to find the times have caught up with him.

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Dioni - “Shades of Melancholy (George Priniotakis Chillout Remix)” (video) (premiere)

The Australian blends soul and trip-hop on her sultry new single.

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Jono McCleery - “Halfway” (audio) (premiere)

The latest track by Jono McCleery sounds accessible yet experimental, which is no easy task.

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8 Jul 2015 // 2:30 AM

The Internet: Ego Death

With Ego Death the Internet create a sound that is both consistently difficult to pin down but alternatively easy to love.

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The Orb: Moonbuilding 2703 AD

The Orb sail over the moon on this one, making electronic greatness look easy as ever.

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Bonobo: The North Borders Tour - Live

The audio version of British producer Bonobo's latest concert video carries far less value than the DVD and fails to provide a worthwhile supplement to the studio albums.

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7 Oct 2014 // 11:30 AM

Zero 7: Simple Science EP

The return of Zero 7 with a new digital EP (or two 12” vinyls).

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Willy Moon: Here’s Willy Moon

Even if the Elvis by way of trip-hop premise of Here’s Willy Moon is a gimmick, who cares when it’s this fun?

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28 May 2013 // 11:06 PM

Tricky: False Idols

False Idols carries the credibility of a survivor, and is looking back honestly at the damage left by his journey.

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21 Jun 2010 // 10:00 PM

Hybrid: Disappear Here

Singer-songwriter Charlotte James joins Hybrid, and transforms the band from a bombastic dance act into an altogether more haunting project.

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14 Apr 2010 // 10:00 PM

Alex B: Moments

Alex B needs a new alias, because it does not do justice to the benchmark electronica and avant-garde hip-hop showcased here.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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