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Martin Green's Junkshop Yields the Gritty, Weird Story of Britpop Wannabes

Featuring a litany of otherwise-forgotten budget bin purchases, Martin Green's two-disc overview of coulda-been Britpop contenders knows little of genre confines, making for a fun historical detour if nothing else.

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Primal Scream's 'Screamadelica' and the Altered State

In the context of Primal Scream's prior and subsequent career, Screamadelica is a miracle. It's a rock record about discovering Ecstasy, rave culture, and the music that went with it.

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New Order in Berlin: Timeless and Timely

In Berlin, dance-rock legends New Order prove once again why their music draws attention nearly 40 years on.

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Bob Moses Sell Out NYC Gig and Release 'Battle Lines (Remixed)'

Currently on tour, Bob Moses puts on a club night with catchy refrains and strong instruments instead of decks.

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'Wallop' Is the Sound of !!! Marking Out New Territory

Dance-punk band, !!! darken the edges of their sound and look beyond the dancefloor on Wallop. It's one of the group's most consistently interesting and cohesive albums to date.

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Hot Chip's 'A Bathfull of Ecstasy' Is Music for All Five Senses

Electropop's Hot Chip prove once again with A Bathfull of Ecstasy that they one of the most consistently excellent working bands.

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Passion Pit Are Ready to Hit the High Notes Again

Ten years after a medication paralyzed his vocal cords and forced some of his favorite songs out of rotation, Passion Pit's Michael Angelakos can't wait to tour his debut album Manners and perform those songs again.

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20 Questions: Ibibio Sound Machine

Beloved London collective Ibibio Sound Machine merges African pop styles with sleek synth aesthetics and they are back with a new album and plenty of opinions on Brexit, Bob Marley, and (of course) Thor.

Evan Sawdey
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DAWN Declares She Is Part of the 'New Breed'

DAWN's lyrics on New Breed suggest life can be carnival, if you let yourself go. The instrumentation reinforces this message with a corporal, even carnal, insistence. The instinctive need to boogie cannot be denied.

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Future Peers Transcend Preconceptions with "Didn't I Deny" (premiere)

Future Peers' psychedelic new video for "Didn't I Deny" depicts the "anxiety-fueled adventure" of a mind blossoming beyond the judgment of others.

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Do We Need Another Live Justice Album?

Justice are best consumed as a live act, but as a stand-alone piece, Woman Worldwide struggles to justify its own existence.

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"Romantic, Baroque, and Danceable": An Interview with Justice

With Woman Worldwide, the French electronic duo Justice recorded an unusual experience: a live album… recorded in a studio.

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On Brazilian Girls' 'Let's Make Love' Hedonism Has Blossomed Into Passion with a Purpose

Brazilian Girls' Let's Make Love is filled with an unyielding blend of love, defiance, and fearless beats of every kind, all topped off with Sabina Sciubba's incredible voice.

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Underworld: Beaucoup Fish (Super Deluxe Edition)

Some remnants of the age of "electronica" are even better than you remember. The deluxe treatment for Underworld's Beaucoup Fish is perfect for anyone ready to jump back into that era with both feet.

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Underworld: Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future

Legendary electronic music duo Underworld make a relaxed, confident, lovely album that's unabashedly themselves.

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Close to the Edgeland: An Interview with Underworld's Karl Hyde

Karl Hyde's new album consolidates Underworld's lyrical themes through his own unique sense of place, crafting an album which celebrates a generation of British "un-identity". Here, Hyde discusses the album in vivid detail, including his fascination with cities, and the cultural schizophrenia of the modern generation.

Phil Mason
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Underworld - "Scribble" Premieres on the BBC (MP3 / video)

With Karl Hyde and Rick Smith putting together the final touches on a new Underworld album, new track "Scribble" makes its premiere on BBC Radio 1.

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Underworld: Underworld 1992 - 2002

Underworld's long-awaited double disc anthology Underworld 1992 - 2002 contains 16 of the act's most beloved concoctions.

Rahul Gairola
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Underworld: A Hundred Days Off

It's been three years since their last studio album, but Underworld is pulsating back onto the dance floor with their latest release A Hundred Days Off.

Jin Moon
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