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Various Artists Fabriclive: Radioactive Man

Keith Tenniswood's credits as an engineer and producer are numerous. Though he's best known for his 2 Lone Swordsmen partnership with Andrew Weatherall, his Radioactive Man project is gaining international momentum.… Read more »

Various Artists The Fire This Time

Here's a relative anomaly for electronic music-a compilation with both a conscience and a detailed tale to tell. The future fate of the Iraqi people is a troubling subject that gets swept under the rug in the mass media.… Read more »

Various Artists Uprising

From the looks of things, drum & bass is enjoying something of a resurgence. Crews like New York's Mathematics have injected what looked to be a stagnant genre with healthy doses of house-inflected melody and sexiness.… Read more »

L'ombre Medicine for the Meaningless

Formerly an industrial noise label, Ant-Zen continues to push its reputation into new territories with artists like David Thrussell (a.k.a. Snog), Squaremeter (the erstwhile German terror junglist Panacea), and now L'ombre.… Read more »

Tosca Dehli 9

Tosca (Viennese producers Rupert Huber and Richard Dorfmeister) have been inducing quality buzzes in downtempo fans since their 1997 debut, Opera.… Read more »

Various Artists Pharoah Lounge

Massive Attack's latest is awash with it. Yahoo has a list-serve devoted to a hip-hop faction of it. The Bush administration is employing mass detentions and forced registration to rid our county of it.… Read more »

Various Artists Wanna Buy a Craprak?

Carpark is releasing some of the loveliest little sounds around these days, all fuchsia beats and electric lavender shadings. This sampler slots thirteen tracks and four videos together as neatly as new, perfect crayons in a box.… Read more »

Numbers Death

The original version of this Oakland, CA trio's album, Numbers Life, was crazy enough.… Read more »

Various Artists Frontier Life: Banda Sonora

The soundtrack to Hans Fjellestad's documentary Frontier Life mirrors the film by diving past the surface image of Tijuana to find the hidden culture that has arisen on the frontier.… Read more »

Lucky Pierre Hypnogogia

Evidently Arab Strap main guy Aidan Moffat is something of an insomniac. And because he can't stomach "chill out" records, he went and made himself his own album to sleep by.… Read more »

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