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Sarah Peebles Insect Groove

Sarah Peebles conflates the naturally pristine with the artificially destructive in an experimental album of unsettling beauty.… Read more »

MC Paul Barman Paullelujah!

Now that Eminem's PR epic has cast him in the role of cuddly lunch-truck defender of gays and women, it's time we nominate another smart-ass white boy to serve as the nation's aural id. My vote-MC Paul Barman.… Read more »

Gabin Gabin

Upon initial listens, the Italian duo Gabin's eponymous debut comes off like an Italian assimilation of French live-jazz/Latin-house group St. Germain, with a bit of the sprightly Parisian music of the '40s (think the Amelie soundtrack) thrown in.… Read more »

Venetian Snares Winter in the Belly of a Snake

If Aaron Funk was a politician, his promise of three full-lengths by the year's end might have been as empty as a lot of our wallets.… Read more »

Umek Neuro

The artist album is a tool that many use for different means. Some view it purely as a collection of tracks, while others see it as a chance to expand their horizons and do something, well, special.… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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