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Eight Frozen Modules Thought Process Disorder

Juxtaposing sharp-as-nails beat barrages with myriad gurgling, plasticene sounds, Eight Frozen Modules' Ken Gibson seems to cross the line separating IDM-pop convention and experimental abrasion with every other step on this, his full-length debut.… Read more »

Nobukaza Takemura 10th

Throughout his prolific career, Takemura has dexterously juggled the experimental and the accessible.… Read more »

Russ Gabriel Into the Unknown

Techno veteran Russ Gabriel (who directed his Ferox label for eight years) has been venturing into the nu-jazz world for some time now, most notably with recent singles on the consistent Out of the Loop imprint, which offers up this superb change of … Read more »

Hallucinogen In Dub

British trance label Twisted is letting the groove mellow for a minute. Six tracks by Simon Postford are dipped in a pot of dub by remixer OTT.… Read more »

Andy Votel All Ten Fingers

With fingers in design, production, label management, DJing and a whole bunch of other pies, Twisted Nerve honcho Votel has to have every single one at his wanton disposal.… Read more »

Funki Porcini Fast Asleep

If Hed Phone Sex was the physical act itself, Fast Asleep is the moment of cuddling afterward, just before drifting off into hope-this-isn't-a-mistake land-every bit as pleasurable, but not quite as bone-shakingly intense. Which isn't a bad thing.… 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 »

Sarah Peebles Insect Groove

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

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