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The 80 Best Albums of 2015

Travel back five years ago when the release calendar was rife with stellar albums. 2015 offered such an embarrassment of musical riches, that we selected 80 albums as best of the year.

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The 10 Best Experimental "Albums" of 2010

It's not that more experimental-type music was made in 2010. It's just that more of it was getting heard.

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The 60 Best Songs of 2010

Journey back to 2010 for 60 slices of musical greatness highlighted by one of the most delightful expletive-ridden hits in pop music history.

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Oneohtrix Point Never MYRIAD Live: Unstuck in Time

As a part of the Red Bull Music Festival, electronic music visionary Oneohtrix Point Never immerses the Berlin crowd in dystopian limbo between worlds and possibilities.

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Oneohtrix Point Never's 'Age Of' Is As Unbound As Its Title

On Oneohtrix Point Never's latest, Age Of, his iconoclastic approach to composition brings forth a reflection of the the post-internet experience -- a bombardment of cultural and historical inputs.

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The Beauty and Chaos of Oneohtrix Point Never's 'Age Of'

On his 10th album, Daniel Lopatin composes another inward-looking collection of compositions, this time with a bevy of collaborators and a broader vision of what he wants his music to represent.

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Fave Five: Kwes

UK electronic producer Kwes can write his own future, but outside of pushing his sound in directions, looks back fondly on the records that inspired and taught him.

Evan Sawdey
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Ryuichi Sakamoto's 'Async: Remodels' Is One of Those Rare Remix Albums That Enhances the Original Recording

Ryuichi Sakamoto's async sounds almost as good when it comes out the remix wringer as Async: Remodels.

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Nothing But a Good Time: An Interview with Oneohtrix Point Never

As a genre-bending electronic artist, Oneohtrix Point Never has never had a challenge quite like a film score before, and for Good Time, he gives it his all, pulling out every trick in his sleeve (and an Iggy Pop collaboration) to land the emotions perfectly.

Paul Carr
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Oneohtrix Point Never: Good Time Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

One of the finest electronic musicians of this era continues his hot streak with the Good Time motion picture soundtrack.

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Oneohtrix Point Never - "The Pure and the Damned" (ft. Iggy Pop)

"The Pure and the Damned" is majestic and awe-inspiring. Why can’t more collaborations turn out like this?

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Oneohtrix Point Never - "Animals" (Singles Going Steady)

Smooth and uncanny, Oneohtrix Point Never's latest single entrances and intrigues.

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Oneohtrix Point Never: Garden of Delete

If you think Oneohtrix Point Never creates confusing music, try to decipher Garden of Delete's backstory.

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Oneohtrix Point Never - "Mutant Standard" (Singles Going Steady)

The best Oneohtrix Point Never songs contain multiple parts that make up a disjointed whole, just like "Mutant Standard".

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Nine Inch Nails + Soundgarden: Jones Beach, NY (Photos)

Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden brought their co-headlining tour to Jones Beach in Long Island for a sold-out show.

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The Uncanny Effect of Being Almost Real: An Interview with Oneohtrix Point Never

In third album as Oneohtrix Point Never, electronic composer Daniel Lopatin works in a palette of sounds that are almost, but not quite recognizable, with structures that are nearly, but not really songs. "I'm interested in things that are on the edge of becoming real," he says. "I was thinking about that a lot."

Jennifer Kelly
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Oneohtrix Point Never: R Plus Seven

In brief, R Plus Seven deemphasizes Replica’s sense of walled-off claustrophobia, letting thick puddles of light filter into Lopatin’s lair of sound.

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Oneohtrix Point Never Previews New Track and Video, "Still Life"

Oneohtrix Point Never's latest album, 'R Plus Seven', will be released October 1st.

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Kraftwerk and Yamantaka // Sonic Titan Crash the High Art Party

What happens when the world of rock music collides with the world of the fine arts?

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Oneohtrix Point Never: Replica

On Replica, Oneohtrix Point Never creates a sonic mélange composed largely of '80s refuse, but it's so lacking in recognizable reference points that it precludes retro sample-spotting and wistful nostalgia alike; but it's a fascinating listen in its own right.

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Oneohtrix Point Never: Returnal

The title of Daniel Lopatin's latest release seems to be a portmanteau of “return” and “eternal”, suggesting a perpetual recycling and endless recurrence.

Timothy Gabriele
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Chilled to Spill: How The Oil Spill Ruined Chillwave’s Summer Vacation

Empty nostalgia or a realignment of values, chillwave's alchemical waste-sounds may be on the cusp of a deadbeat summer.

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Oneohtrix Point Never: Rifts

The dyschronia one experiences listening to Oneohtrix Point Never is similar, but not completely reverent, to the hypnagogic/glo-fi/chillwave axis in that it is music that is strangely familiar and familiarly strange.


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