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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 »

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 »

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 »

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