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RUI HO Creates Ecstatic Electropop on 'Lov3 & L1ght'

Heavenly sonic colors flow freely in RUI HO's artistic sanctuary, and the view from the audience is one of sheer euphoria.

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Meemo Comma: 1O Things That Inspired My New Album 'Sleepmoss'

Experimental electronic producer Meemo Comma shares the top 10 things that influenced her stunning, new album Sleepmoss, as we premiere the video for the title track.

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Electronic Producer Datach'i Navigates Loss Beautifully on 'Bones'

Bones is electronic producer Datach'i's most emotionally affecting and poignant album to date. These tracks work as a powerful collective rather than individual experiments with his production reaching new heights.

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'Delphi' Is Antwood's Electronic Take on Love and Technology

With Delphi, Canadian electronic artist Antwood releases an ambitious collection of brash electronic music and a whole slew of genre pastiches yet to be invented.

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Konx-om-Pax's 'Ways of Seeing' Returns to the Optimistism of Berlin Techno's Origins

On Ways of Seeing, electronic producer and visual artist Konx-om-Pax moves away from dark ambient and rave to melodic electronica, alluding to the roots of Berlin techno.

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Konx-om-Pax Shares His Visual Influences on New Album, 'Ways of Seeing'

Electronic producer Konx-om-Pax creates cinematic soundscapes, and he shares the artistic influences on his new album, Ways of Seeing, with us.

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Top 10 Influences: Basic Rhythm

British electronic producer Basic Rhythm returns with a brand new album, On the Threshold, out today via Planet Mu, and he takes us through the top 10 songs that influenced his latest work.

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Producer Rian Treanor Creates a New Sonic Language on 'ATAXIA'

On his debut album ATAXIA, Rian Treanor has mastered a whole new sonic vocabulary that gradually destabilizes and erodes existing principles and practices of electronic music to create something wholly unique.

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Silk Road Assassins Create a Wholly Original Genre-Defying Electronic Album with 'State of Ruin'

Silk Road Assassins use sci-fi sound design as a means of exploring the minimalist structures of trap and grime on the magnificent State of Ruin.

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Jlin Contorts Her Experimental Club Music into a Malleable Soundtrack to Wayne McGregor’s 'Autobiography'

Jlin's soundtrack for Wayne McGregor's Autobiography brings guttural, experimental club music from the dancefloor to the theater stage.

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Once Hollowed, Now Bodied: An Interview with Innovative Electronic Producer Ital Tek

Brighton-based electronic artist Ital Tek has astounded listeners with his unique and innovative sounds, and he tells PopMatters about his new album Bodied as well as what it took to make his break-through album, Hollowed.

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Ital Tek's 'Bodied' Is Breathtaking in Its Scope and Ambition

On Bodied, Ital Tek frees himself from the limitations of time and place, creating atemporal, amorphous tracks that exist somewhere wholly new.

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Sami Baha Displays How Deep the Roots of Hip-Hop Run

The debut album from producer Sami Baha reveals an undeniable grasp of hip-hop fundamentals and trap aesthetics, while propelling these concepts forward.

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Antwood: Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content is a creepy listen, intentionally packed with artifice.

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µ-Ziq: RY30 Trax

British synth wunderkind Mike Paradinas takes a trip back to the '90s with another fascinating archival release.

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Ital Tek: Hollowed

Ital Tek releases this year's best album to date.

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They're Finally Listening: An Interview with RP Boo, the Inventor of Footwork

The legendary RP Boo discusses the development of footwork, his contributions, the influence of the late DJ Rashad, and his new album, Fingers, Banks Pads & Shoe Prints.

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Misty Conditions: D'Zzzz

Experience the dark and rumbling corners of today's innovative sounds from Planet Mu.

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Ital: Dream On

Ital's second album of 2012 is an interpolation of other dance music complicated by a caring and careful disregard of tropes.

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Konx-Om-Pax: Regional Surrealism

Regional Surrealism is a reserved and unassuming blotch of Aphexy goop and chillwave experimentation. It’s an album where the lack of focus is the album’s strength masquerading as its weakness.

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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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Soundscape Mix #11: Happy Holidays

The holidays are full of dreadful music being pumped from every speaker in every commercial business. May the latest from Soundscape provide you with a pleasant respite of solace, a bit of shelter from all the pop star vanity and pseudo-comedic novelty albums that attempt to penetrate your earholes from every angle.

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Brackles: Songs for Endless Cities

For a snapshot of Brackles’ influences and prediction for the future of UK bass music, this mix CD for !K7 is awfully convincing.

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Rudi Zygadlo: Great Western Laymen

Supplying the world with the wonkiest of art-pop, Rudi Zygadlo should definitely be given props for trying something new. Now if you excuse me, I’m feeling a bit woozy.

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Vex'd: Cloud Seed

Overall, this second album from the dubstep duo does not fall short on atmosphere, but its components feel rather loosely bound and unfinished.

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Starkey: Ear Drums and Black Holes

A gorgeous spacey affair with shuddering bass, a slight hint of muzak, prog-tendencies, a pop heart, and dubstep/grime cred.

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The Internal Tulips: Mislead into a Field by a Deformed Deer

On Mislead, The Internal Tulips mine their own unique field of haunting, spectral beauty.

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Boxcutter: Arecibo Message

Barry Lynn's 2006 debut Oneiric stuck to the dubstep formula, but he opened up his palette for Glyphic the next year. That IDM progression is fully embraced and articulated on his latest and greatest.

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Venetian Snares: Detrimentalist

Winnepeg's golden boy of breakcore blitzkrieg unleashes an opus to the drum and bass aesthetic with his 20th-odd long-player.


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