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Radian Chimeric

Radian are no strangers to deconstruction.… Read more »

Zelienople Give It Up

Somewhat confusingly described in their press materials as a "jazz trio," Zelienople may share Bohren & der Club of Gore's fixation on Angelo Badalamenti's Twin Peaks music, but they cut that dreaminess with wandering clouds of guitar-nourished despa… Read more »

Ernest Gonzales Been Meaning to Tell You

Been Meaning to Tell You is an album whose actual music is only half the story.… Read more »

Lightning Bolt Earthly Delights

Rhode Island duo Lightning Bolt is one of the rare groups you don’t want to change. Their m.o. is so potent, it would be misguided for them to deviate from it.… Read more »

Yura Yura Teikoku Hollow Me/Beautiful

This 20-year-old Japanese trio's greatest liability is the psych baggage they're saddled with.… Read more »

Massive Attack Heligoland

Seven years in the making, Massive Attack's Heligoland doesn't quite carry the comeback expectations their Bristolian trip-hop compatriots from Portishead faced when releasing Third, but that's probably as good thing, as Heligoland isn't in the same … Read more »

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Shlohmo Shlomoshun Deluxe

The re-release of LA/SF-based producer Shlohmo's mini-album, Shlomoshun Deluxe sounds fantastic if you're stoned. A clear-headed listen, however, reveals its production to be sub-par.… Read more »

Four Tet/Toro Y Moi There Is Love in You/Causers of This

Two producers take very different paths to aural bliss. … Read more »

Supersilent 9

Though the packaging—turquoise, this time—eschews personnel details per usual, it's widely known that the ninth album from Supersilent was completed without their drummer Jarle Vespestad.… Read more »

Syntaks Ylajali

While Copenhagen-based bandleader Jakob Skott has been quietly producing music as Syntaks for the better part of a decade, Ylajali represents an important new step for the project—not only is it the first Syntaks full-length on Ghostly, it's also t… Read more »

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