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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 Artist Dirty Diamonds 3

The D-I-R-T-Y.com collective is known for resurrecting and consolidating genre-spanning mixes. Yet with Dirty Diamonds 3, the crew doesn't capture the charm-or cohesiveness-of its past releases.… Read more »

Lord Jamar The 5% Album

You may recognize him from Oz or The Sopranos, but Lord Jamar's main gig is dropping beats and rhymes for Brand Nubian.… Read more »

Various Artist Tom Moulton: A Tom Moulton Mix

From his time in the '60s as a promo man for King Records and a 45 buyer for the Seeburg jukebox company, engineer Tom Moulton knew early on what made a track a hit.… Read more »

Luisito Quintero Percussion Madness

Cutting his teeth touring with Louie Vega's Elements of Life band, Venezuelan percussionist Luisito Quintero covers seriously diverse terrain on his debut.… Read more »

Various Artist Josh Wink: Profound Sounds Volume 3

Josh Wink may not be club music's most famous DJ, but he's got some seriously high-profile remix cred (for folks like NIN and Radiohead)-in fact, it's hard to believe that this is his first ever double-disc mix release.… Read more »

Various Artist Cheb I Sabbah: La Ghriba-La Kahena Remixed

La Kahena Remixed is a perfect entry point for global-beat fence sitters with the impression that world-electronic music is merely ethno-trance masquerading as club pressure.… Read more »

Banco De Gaia Farewell Ferengistan

On Farewell Ferengistan, Banco de Gaia's Toby Marks attacks materialism's home with more than just Deep Space 9 references.… Read more »

Various Artists Project Bicycle

The people at Vancouver's Ache label know how to make sense of chopped-up, fragmented, and rare sound samples. They showcase some of the most complex noise compositions this side of Merzbow.… Read more »

Various Artists DJ-Kicks: Four Tet

If Kieran Hebden's music as Four Tet is a crystal-hard, beautiful, transparent, yet unyielding-his addition to the long-running DJ-Kicks series is a beam of light shot through that crystal and scattered into the colors of the rainbow.… Read more »

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