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Urulu Preps Upcoming 'Banshee Boardwalk' EP; Hear the Title Track Now

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Berlin transplant (by way of Los Angeles) Urulu has revealed plans to issue his next outing, the four-track Banshee Boardwalk EP, via Sheffield imprint Shabby Doll. Read more » 

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  • 10/21/2014

Jerome LOL Shares New Track from Upcoming Friends of Friends Compilation

One of a handful of new tracks exclusive to the forthcoming fifth anniversary compilation from Los Angeles label Friends of Friends, Jerome LOL's latest production, "All That I Am," can now be streamed in full. Read more » 

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  • 10/21/2014

Download: Lowhitey "When You Have So Much Love to Give"

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Label: Hush Hush

Swells of heavenly chords, bell-like melodies, and field recordings of waves fill the first minute of "When You Have So Much Love to Give," the opening effort from Polish producer Wojciech Misiak's upcoming EP as Lowhitey. Set to lead off Misiak's seven-track outing for Seattle's Hush Hush label, the production presents detailed bits of sound design which are reshaped into precise rhythmic components that etch out a hesitant beat underneath a wide-spread smattering of blissful textures and intricate melodies. "When You Have So Much Love to Give" is set to appear alongside three other atmospheric Lowhitey compositions—as well as remixes from Hush Hush affiliates Chants, VVV, and The Phantom—when Misiak's Alone with My Thoughts EP sees its official release on November 17. 

Average: 7.6 (11 votes)
 
 

Stream a New Track from Recondite's Upcoming 'Iffy' LP

With his third full-length LP, Iffy, slated to drop next month via Innervisions, Recondite has shared a full stream of a new production. Read more » 

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  • 10/21/2014

The Haxan Cloak and Vatican Shadow Remix Akkord on Upcoming EP for Houndstooth

UK pair Akkord (a.k.a. Synkro and Indigo, pictured above) have enlisted the talents of Tri Angle affiliate The Haxan Cloak and fearless sonic experimenter Vatican Shadow for an upcoming remix EP. Read more » 

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  • 10/21/2014

Hear Visionist Remix Fantastic Mr Fox for Black Acre

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Last month, Fantastic Mr Fox shared news of a forthcoming single, "You-Turn," which heads off the arrival of a debut full-length expected in 2015. The single is scheduled to drop next week, and in the meantime, a b-side remix from London-based grime innovator Visionist (pictured above) has been made available to stream. Read more » 

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  • 10/21/2014

Prosumer to Helm Next Fabric Mix Album

Veteran producer and former Panorama Bar resident Prosumer will deliver the next installment in Fabric's ongoing mix-album series. Read more » 

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  • 10/21/2014

Download: DJAO "Foreign Heart"

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A core member of the Pacific NorthWest's Dropping Gems collective/label, Seattle beatmaker Alex Osuch (a.k.a. DJAO) is set to drop his self-titled debut LP via the outpost next week. After having shared a stream of piano-rich—and intriguingly titled—LP cut "Depressing Jog Ends Well" with the original announcement of his LP back in September, the cavernous "Foreign Heart" serves as our second taste of DJAO's upcoming full-length. An efficient production, "Foreign Heart" places sparse but precise rhythms beneath a bed of reversed chords and a mountain of wordless vocals, whose slow-morphing lines build and intersect at certain points, removing the focus from their individual notes and instead leaving the listener immersed in the mass of reverb-laden murmurs they create when combined together. "Foreign Heart" and 11 other DJAO productions are set to see their official release when DJAO drops in digital and cassette form on October 28. 

Average: 8.3 (21 votes)
 
 

Review: AnD Cosmic Microwave Background

In the spirit of AnD's approach to its debut album, there's no simpler way to put this: Cosmic Microwave Background is fucking hard. It's a techno record forged in the harshest industrial environments by Manchester-based duo Andrew Bowen and Dimitri Poumplidis, whose prolific workrate has thus far suggested an intuitive approach to making music. This album, however, also bears the intensive focus of two artists who have spent the last five years honing a style of techno that is getting, in their own words, "harder and harder and harder." Read more » 

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  • 10/21/2014

Todd Terje's New "Delorean Dynamite" Video Looks to Sell an Actual Delorean; Watch It Now

Todd Terje's "Delorean Dynamite" first surfaced back in February, and was eventually released in April as part of the Norwegian producer's celebrated It's Album Time LP. Now, several months later, Terje has commissioned a new video utilizing the track; it could be considered a music video for the song, but it's also a sort of classified ad that's looking to sell an actual Delorean. Read more » 

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  • 10/21/2014
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