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Leftfield / Experimental

Ghost Cauldron Invent Modest Fires

Why front on an album that invokes David Lynch's Twin Peaks on its first song?… Read more »

Styrofoam I'm What's There to Show That Something's Missing

Arne van Petegem was once easy to overlook in the middle of Morr's roster of mellow, blissfully melancholy electronicists. No more-this time around, he keeps the slowed-down programming and DSP jabber, and slots in his own vocals.… Read more »

Julian Marley Systems

An exceptionally well produced composition. Julian delivers a strong message song complemented by a perfectly rootsy rhythm track. This is a crucial cut that I recommend you look out for. Read more »

Tussle Eye Contact

Rubbing some avant-dub style into their motorik steez, San Francisco instrumental quartet Tussle shows the world how to shut the fuck up and play non-stop.… Read more »

Gavounna Warm Industry

Continuing their lineage of discovering unknown, highly talented artists, Melodic provide a debut release for Greek producer Athanasios Argianas as Gavounna, a worthy labelmate for Melodic's already impressive stable, which includes Minotaur Shock, L… Read more »

Various Artists Wild Dub: Dread Meets Punk Rocker Downtown

The second of Select Cuts' collections focusing on the fecund period in the late-'70s when the white sphere of punk and the black world of reggae and dub merged for a brief, desegregated moment, Wild Dub collects rare versions from major players of t… Read more »

Prince Malachi Can't Control

Currently a favorite amongst modern roots lovers. "Can't Control" is a positive anthem of resistance and survival-the lyrics are well thought out and clearly delivered. Malachi does it again. Read more »

8 Doogymoto Minimalistico

The trio called 8 Doogymoto is unlike just about any other act in electronic music, so it's not too surprising to find them on Matthew Herbert's Soundslike label.… Read more »

Nobukazu Takemura Songbook

Songbook is a tale sung in the native tongue of Moondonia. The mushroom people of this purple land live in lakes of rainbow glass. They pluck silver grapes from translucent octopi arms and whistle all the while.… Read more »

Various Artists Thinkbox Edition 1: Settings

Windsor/Detroit's Thinkbox offers itself as the latest entrant to the North American pantheon of micro-labels peddling minimalistic sounds; its first compilation includes known entities like Bill Van Loo and Mark Laliberte as well as less familiar na… Read more »

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