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Jamie Lidell Multiply Additions

Glitched-up crooner Jamie Lidell has commented that there is but a thin partition between arrangement and derangement.… Read more »

Various Artist Made in Brasil

The recent baile funk fever might lead to the conclusion that that's all Brazilian music has to offer.… Read more »

Motor Klunk

Damn, I thought this was the Motor who issued those amazingly quirky minimal techno 12"s for audio.nl a while back. This Motor (the French Mr.… Read more »

Various Artist Ben Watt: Buzzin' Fly Volume III

The third volume in Ben Watt's mix series threads together label highlights with a carefully deployed selection of non-Buzzin' Fly tracks (from imprints such as Border Community, Out of Orbit, and I Love Deep) to create a deep house 'n' minimal mi… Read more »

Tolcha Gestalt

Bubbling up through the cracks in the Berlin sidewalk and drifting out of hot dance clubs into misty parks early in the morning, the multi-instrumentalist four-piece Tolcha fuses dub, hip-hop, and a bit of grime, heavily done up with equal parts d… Read more »

Various Artist Sur La Mer Samp-Le-Mer

If Load Records is the Sub Pop of noise, then 5 Rue Christine must be its Dischord. In its nine years as a record label, 5RC has demonstrated a sincere commitment to its varied roster regardless of sales or appeal.… Read more »

Various Artist Kitsuneé Maison Compilation 2

The Kitsuné maison ("fox house" in Japanese/French) sits in Paris, claiming allegiances to Daft Punk but also keeping an ear on London by releasing Bloc Party exclusives.… Read more »

Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid The Exchange Session Vol. 2

On the second part of the real-time soundclash between instrumentalist Kieran Hebden and drummer/jazzman Steve Reid, these two sonic innovators manage to match the spontaneous chaos of the first Exchange Session.… Read more »

Various Artists Unruly Club Classics Volume 3

Lyn Collins' soul hit "Think (About It)" is to Baltimore club music what the amen break is to drum & bass.… Read more »

Various Artists Do You Copy?

The Berlin-based label Mitek champions Scandinavian artists, though they allowed sonic sorcerers from elsewhere in Europe and North America to re-work parts of the label's catalog for this five-year anniversary comp.… Read more »

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