Articles tagged uk garage

Making Music Out of Uncertainty: A Conversation With FaltyDL

FaltyDL: “The more I think about what people are going to understand, the more convoluted my art gets.”

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17 Oct 2016 // 2:15 AM

AlunaGeorge: I Remember

AlunaGeorge double down on a radio-friendly approach, but their latest effort suffers for a lack of variety.

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Gold Panda: Good Luck and Do Your Best

Gold Panda turns a trip to Japan into a synaesthetic sensory experience in his latest LP.

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7 Apr 2016 // 11:30 AM

Gold Panda - “In My Car” (Singles Going Steady)

Anthemic, pounding, and texturally variegated, it's a track that generates memories rather than calls them forth -- and the third-act koto ripple-breakdown is a moment of unequivocal beauty.

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1 Mar 2016 // 1:45 PM

Gold Panda - “Time Eater” (Singles Going Steady)

"Time Eater" is a slow-motion collapse concocted out of Eastern strings, hisses of ambience, and churning electronic percussion.

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Counterbalance: The Streets’ ‘Original Pirate Material’

Geezers need excitement. If their lives don't provide them this they incite violence. Common sense. Simple common sense. So here's the very exciting UK hip-hop debut of the Streets. An early aughts phenomenon is this week's Counterbalance.

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13 Oct 2014 // 2:01 AM

FaltyDL: In the Wild

FaltyDL's newest floats around without aim or interest.

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Waveform: FaltyDL, Bok Bok/Jackmaster, and How to Dress Well

New this week from the depths of the electronic underground comes a new record from Brooklyn's FaltyDL, a hot potato back-to-back mix from Bok Bok and Jackmaster, plus a tearjerking dancefloor heater for the price of free.

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Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx: We’re New Here

The sly luxury of the xx's debut is present here, but it’s fortified by a full-bodied, slo-mo, nigh-on-backwards, skank.

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2562 - “Aquatic Family Affair” / Fever (new album / stream)

On this inaugural release for his When In Doubt imprint, Holland's Dave "2562" Huismans allows for a peek at the third LP on the way from him in April 2011.

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Waveform: New Highlights in the Electronic Underground

To pair Jamie XX’s interest in this territory with a musical figure like Gil Scott-Heron makes even more sense than perhaps the original conceit of I’m New Here.

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Waveform: New Highlights in the Electronic Underground - 2/16/11

Despite frequent outings for someone who’s barely 20, nothing could prepare Nicolas Jaar’s admirers or the general listening public for what he's done on Space Is Only Noise.

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3 Feb 2011 // 10:00 PM

Sepalcure: Fleur

In their lush and widescreen bass music, Sepalcure show a little love.

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3 Nov 2010 // 10:22 AM

SBTRKT: Step In Shadows

Masked producer SBTRKT establishes lasting moods with dense builds and ambitious arrangements.

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11 May 2010 // 6:00 AM

Clubroot: II - MMX

Clubroot has softened his sound, but the new LP boasts welcome variation in style.

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22 Mar 2010 // 10:00 PM

Scuba: Triangulation

Triangulation finds common ground for dark house, garage, and dubstep amid a vastly compelling brew of melody and jarring flourishes.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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