Friday, May 3 2013
Each bar straddles rapid snares that pop and snap like firecrackers rippling on a waterbed mattress of liquid bass. Is this starting to sound like dirty talk? Then you're starting to get it.
Tuesday, April 16 2013
This record relaxes on your sofa and instead of asking you to grab it a beer on your way to the fridge, it offers to share those that it brought. It’s all give. It’s easy. When the hour grows late you might even ask it to stay a little longer. And when it’s time to part, you'll already be planning to do it again.
Thursday, April 11 2013
Harmony Korine’s film plays games with both the audience’s and the character’s perception of reality, fantasy, and familiarity. The various ways the music is employed throughout the film helps confuse, disorient, or ground us, and the play between diegetic and non-diegetic music brings us in and out of the characters’ perspective.
Thursday, January 10 2013
From genre-bending to sonic spoon-bending, Vlad Kudryavtsev’s fidgety and melodious album throws some real whimsy and majesty at what might loosely be called dubstep.
Tuesday, September 4 2012
Spacek producer and one half of the Shining, Morgan Zarate has a second single release coming from Hyperdub on 2 October. On "Broken Heart Collector", Zarate teams with upcoming singer-songwriter Stevie Neale for a hook-filled R&B/pop tune with dubstep roots.
Wednesday, July 25 2012
To combat the titans of fall TV ratings, Modern Family, Criminal Minds, and American Idol, the networks are offering up space aliens, superheroes, and a monkey!
Wednesday, January 18 2012
PopMatters's Corey Beasley can't knit you a blanket, but he can do the next best thing: here are five classic wintertime records to help you through the big chill.
Wednesday, November 9 2011
The Messenger's brand of minimalist, ambient techno is so minimalist that it fails to assert itself as a memorable listen.
Wednesday, November 2 2011
Delirium Portraits works best in its most Spartan and sparse moments.
Tuesday, October 18 2011
The German electronic musician and erstwhile member of Moderat returns with a warmer, softer edge than contemporaries like James Blake.