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Leftfield / Experimental

Warmdesk Guero Variations

The story goes that Guero Variations arose from William Selman's captivation with a recording by composer Helmut Lachenmann, in which all the sounds were captured from a piano by means other than playing it.… Read more »

RF Interno

The debut solo album from Berkeley, CA-based Ryan Francesconi works as a soundtrack for pensive, pondering times, that lets the mind drift from rigidity and schedules.… Read more »

Dino Felipe Econo EP

Dino will make all you "straight boys" wet!… Read more »

Dorine_Muraille Mani

Imagine Mani as the soundtrack to a Jean-Pierre Jeunet film about Amelie's long-lost schizo sister.… Read more »

Konstantin Raudive The Voices of the Dead

I can take spiders, gore, psychological thrillers, no problem. But when it comes to ghosts, set to the ponderously spooky Sub Rosa vibe?… Read more »

Various Artists No Space for Dogma

In just two years, K2O has presented IDM from artists as far-flung as Moscow, Berlin, Brooklyn and Colorado. Sadly, geographic diversity doesn't translate into musical diversity, as much of No Space for Dogma runs together into a midtempo soup.… Read more »

Mira Calix Skimskitta

Skimskitta is an elusive, ambitious work that's ultimately disappointing.… Read more »

Tamion 12 Inch All Black

With electroclash dead for lack of passion, groups like this Detroit trio bring the true, young Reagan-era rage back to the digital age.… Read more »

Antenne #2

How many times can one hear the words "beautiful," "breathtaking," or "brilliant" before those words are sapped entirely of any meaning?… Read more »

Joan of Arc So Much Staying Alive and Loneliness

With Joan of Arc's last album-The Gap, an experiment in ProTools released in 2000-songwriter Tim Kinsella's abstract minimalism and impenetrable lyrics seemed more to be creating rifts than bridging chasms between his current project and his fiery, a… Read more »

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