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Various Artists Mas Confusion

Music Aus Strom, which achieved cult status via Funkstrung's stewardship in the late '90s, awakes from its dormancy with this extremely coherent (if slightly dated) first compilation.… Read more »

Fragment Orchestra Fragment Orchestra

Fragment Orchestra are Luca Pernici and Giulio Vetrone. As you may have guessed, they're Italians. Groovy Italians, in fact, as this lovely little collection of supine nuggets testifies.… Read more »

Various Artists Badmeaningood Vol. 2: Roots Manuva

Is it our duty as good hipsters to hate on branded compilation series?… Read more »

Various Artists Joe Gibbs & the Professionals: NO BONES FOR THE DOGS

Wow. There seems to be no end to buried Jamaican treasures. This latest "discovery" from Pressure Sounds is a nicely put-together selection of hard-to-find dub sides from Joe Gibbs's early productions.… 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 »

COH Mort Aux Vaches

This latest installment in Staalplaat's Mort Aux Vaches series of live recordings spotlights the prodigious talents of Ivan Pavlov a.k.a. COH.… Read more »

Various Artists Strewth!

In the past few years, there has been a slew of excellent electronic music releases from Australian and New Zealand artists, such as Oren Ambarchi, Cray, Philip Samatzis and Rosy Parlane, to name but a few. Strewth!… Read more »

Various Artists Multiplex: Mixt

Remix compilations can be like pro sports, with the field crowded with wannabe superstars all trying to outdo each other and win a big contract in the process.… Read more »

Supersoul 40 Acres and a Moog

You've heard Supersoul already, you just may not know it. Omar Clemetson, from Jamaica to Miami, has had a hand in the cities' vital electronic scenes for years, working the mixing desk for Florida's indigenous labels like Chocolate Industries.… Read more »

Eight Frozen Modules Thought Process Disorder

Juxtaposing sharp-as-nails beat barrages with myriad gurgling, plasticene sounds, Eight Frozen Modules' Ken Gibson seems to cross the line separating IDM-pop convention and experimental abrasion with every other step on this, his full-length debut.… Read more »

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