Vancouver-based, one-man electro-pop machine Antoine “Montag” Bédard is touring yet again. Unlike his past road adventures, supporting Au Revoir Simone and YACHT, Montag will hit North American stages with Mush Records’ Lymbyc System and slow-core virtuoso One AM Radio.
Hazy, sun-drenched and ethereal; enigmatic English folk group Songs of Green Pheasant’s 2005 debut, Aerial Days (FatCat), was instantly dubbed an outsider music classic. The album saw Sheffield’s Duncan Sumpner’s delicate vocals drift through quietly strummed acoustic guitars bathed in wet echoes. The evocative work helped solidify the emerging freak folk movement of Devendra Banhart, Palace, Múm, and others.Read more »
Straight out of Hamburg, Germany, this melodic electro-pop quintet defies the traditional production blueprint with a live approach to songwriting. With New Order-esque guitarlines and lush synths a la Air, Yuno has gained quite a following, getting rising stars like Phonique and Tensnake to give its tracks the old remix treatment.Read more »
Growing up in rural Indiana on a healthy diet of corn and Richie Hawtin, it was only a matter of time before Troy Pierce would move to New York, and eventually Berlin, to craft some of the most interesting techno releases of the past few years. Now, countless twelves and remixes into his career, Pierce is unveiling his most recent (and darkest) minimal achievement yet, Gone Astray (Minus).
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