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Various Artists Seasonal Greetings

So what does a seasonal compilation sound like coming from a place where the winter holidays aren't garish displays of commercialism?… Read more »

Various Artists Badmeaningood Vol. 2: Roots Manuva

Is it our duty as good hipsters to hate on branded compilation series?… Read more »

Various Artists The Orb: Back to Mine

If the Orb's Back to Mine is to be believed, Alex Paterson's living room is patterned after the multi-hued chill-out room of an early '90s acid house club, all soft pillows and harsh edges.… Read more »

Various Artists Heimfidelity Vol. 5

As his goodbye to an "era," Pierre's tribute to his long-running techno club Stammheim dismisses sentimentality, reveling instead in a goofy, sexed-up hedonism.… Read more »

Various Artists The ObliqSound Remixes

ObliqSound's got this patently predictable thing going on-collecting erstwhile world music or adult contemporary/jazz artists together on a single label under the premise of crafting a no "genres" vibe-and it's mildly interesting.… Read more »

Various Artists Irma on Canvas: Exhibition #2

Having heard the excellent Volcov-compiled Irma compilation' had high hopes for Irma's latest release. It's not quite as accessible, but chances are that's where the Exhibition title comes in.… Read more »

Various Artists Funk for the 21st Century

If you haven't been keeping up with the contemporary funk movement, shame on you, first of all. Second of all, you have a chance for redemption, because Keb Darge has got your back.… Read more »

Various Artists Panoptica: The Tijuana Remixes

Mexico's Panoptica enlists his boys from the Nortec Collective to plunge their very capable hands into his slippery downtempo tracks.… Read more »

Various Artists Tiga: DJ Kicks

Equally adored and maligned for his remake of Corey Hart's "Sunglasses at Night," fellow Canadian Tiga is very much of this moment, what with his unrepentant affection for all things '80s.… Read more »

Various Artists Joe Gibbs & the Professionals: NO BONES FOR THE DOGS

Wow. There seems to be no end to buried Jamaican treasures. This latest "discovery" from Pressure Sounds is a nicely put-together selection of hard-to-find dub sides from Joe Gibbs's early productions.… Read more »

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