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Leftfield / Experimental

Colorform Send Forth Your Soul

James Allen's debut recording-an EP by name but a tidy 38 minutes long-is a surprising first release for DJ Spooky's Synchronic label.… Read more »

Various Artists Him Remix Series #1: Japan

The triumphant journey through Nobukazu Takemura's mind is the bounty of the booty. It's a story in three chapters, the third of which could simmer along nicely in the background of my life forever.… Read more »

What Kind of Sound? The First Release On Unis1

Dopey title aside, Chris McCormack (a.k.a. avant-technoist UK Gold) shows impressive range here as WKOS.… Read more »

Thomas Köner Zyklop

Thomas Köner is the god of small sounds.… Read more »

Jukeboxer Man Throughout the Ages EP

Brooklyner Noah Wall works a naïve, knowing sort of kitchen-sink electro-pop.… Read more »

E Malkay Deep

A delirious, eye-drenching, head-nodder of a four track. Loosely obeying the principles of "UK garage," this is as pure a distillation of inventiveness and hedonistic butt-shaking as you're likely to hear in a nightclub these days.… Read more »

Andre Afram Asmar Race to the Bottom

This disc finds underground-hip-hop hotbed Mush deviating into radical multicultural inventiveness.… 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 »

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