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Masami Akita & Russell Haswell Satanstornade

Putting aside its catalog number of 666, this record is still the closest any living person has ever come to hell.… Read more »

Moving Fusion Start of Something

Ram Recordings protégés Moving Fusion have done well carving their own little niche on the d & b scene.… Read more »

Hrvatski Swarm & Dither

All the greats deserve a retrospective at some point, and Keith Fullerton Whitman just got his.… Read more »

Tujiko Noriko Make Me Hard

The title may sound like an Andrew WK single, but nothing could be further from the truth: Tujiko Noriko's Make Me Hard, the Japanese musician's second full-length for Vienna's arch-eclecticists Mego, isn't about partying, or machismo, or even riot-g… Read more »

Thomas Fehlman Visions of Blah

Thomas Fehlman-collaborator with The Orb, Sun Electric and other seminal ambient artists-has never gained much notice for his own work, but the excellent (and ironically named) Visions of Blah should nudge him a little closer to notoriety.… Read more »

Lucky Pierre Hypnogogia

Evidently Arab Strap main guy Aidan Moffat is something of an insomniac. And because he can't stomach "chill out" records, he went and made himself his own album to sleep by.… Read more »

Dwayne Sodahberk Don't Want to Know You

This Swedish producer's debut album establishes him as one of Tigerbeat6's brightest stars. While he's supplied music for Absolut Vodka and Saab ads, Sodahberk sounds anything but commercial on Don't Want To Know You's 17 tracks.… Read more »

Books On Tape Throw Down Your Laptops

Mixing guitar chords with shuffling breakbeats of various tempos in spy-chase like sequences, Books on Tape proclaims its stance as "beatpunk," and features members of indie bands Bright Eyes and Slow Coach guesting with main man Todd Books.… Read more »

Fennesz Field Recordings 1995-2002

A compilation of Fennesz's past work released in the wake of last year's masterful Endless Summer, the Austrian guitarist's paean to '60s surf culture might seem destined to disappoint.… Read more »

Noel Zancanella A Fantasy for Electromagnetic Tape

Noel Zancanella's Fantasy culls from vinyl samples and vintage instrumentation to create a classy and polite album in the vein of Shadow and RJD2.… Read more »

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