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Various Artist Elektronische Musik: Interkontinental 5

Traum shakes up the format a bit with their latest comp, delivering a solid mixed release rather than their traditional track-by-track presentation.… Read more »

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 »

Various Artists Bay Area Funk 2

Sometimes it seems as if rare funk weren't a limited-supply fossil fuel, but something that appears whenever Ubiquity subsidiary Luv N' Haight snaps its crate-digging fingers.… Read more »

I‘m Not a Gun We Think as Instruments

Aqueous electro-coustic composition is more often than not relegated to the "chill out" bin. To place I'm Not a Gun in that category would be shortsighted, however.… Read more »

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