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Call Super 'Arpo'
Joe Seaton weaves jazz and abstract electronics into his best work yet.

Joe Seaton is at the vanguard of today’s experimental electronic music scene. As Call Super, the Berlin-based creator concocts highly original pieces that intriguingly draw together influences from hi…

Get Familiar: DJ Seinfeld
One of lo-fi house's leading names discusses inspirations, his debut album, and the position of the genre.

In less than a year DJ Seinfeld has become an extraordinarily influential figure in house music. What’s remarkable is that he’s done so with a series of subtle, slow burn productions that have come to…

Rødhåd Anxious
An impressive album debut from the Dystopian boss.

Berlin’s Rødhåd (Mike Bierbach) has operated in the city’s underground as a DJ and party promoter since the end of the 1990s. A techno advocate from the beginning, he launched his Dystopian events in …

DeepChord Auratones
Rod Modell delivers an impeccably made modern ambient record.

After the German originators Basic Channel, Rod Modell’s DeepChord project is the standard bearer for dub techno. The American producer is a specialist of this atmospheric, ambient type of 4/4, inform…

Get Familiar: Photay
One of New York's rising talents talks inspirations and processes behind his latest LP.

The great outdoors plays a big part in the music of New York’s Evan Shornstein. As electronic producer Photay, he fashions meticulous tracks loaded with field recordings made in the wild and earthy pe…

Mount Kimbie Love What Survives
The UK duo reinvent themselves in brilliant fashion.

The third long-player from UK duo Mount Kimbie is an electrifying reinvention. But Kai Campos and Dominic Maker have always been adept at shifting shape. While their first few EPs on Scuba’s Hotflush …

Get Familiar: Machine Woman
Anastasia Vtorova talks about her route into electronics, her noise background, and soaking up influences from everywhere.

Anastasia Vtorova has an inquisitive mind. As Machine Woman, this musician from St. Petersburg, Russia transmutes her musical curiosity into wildly varied and experimental electronic music free from s…

Daniel Avery DJ-Kicks
Avery's 'DJ-Kicks' is scheduled for November 11 release.

Fans of UK DJ-producer Daniel Avery might find his entry in the esteemed DJ Kicks mix series a little surprising. Sonically it’s oceans apart from the thorny, acidic electro of his rapturously receive…

Danny Brown Atrocity Exhibition
The Detroit rapper combines style and personality with peerless production on a big breakthrough record.

There’s no one else in hip-hop like Danny Brown. His frenzied rhyme style and nasal voice are instantly recognisable. Heavily influenced by grime and other electronic music, as well as punk—and based …

Nicolas Jaar Sirens
The Other People label head doesn't disappoint on his long-awaited second full-length album.

It’s become increasingly apparent that the Chilean-American Nicolas Jaar doesn’t like being categorized. Even the earliest releases from this enigmatic musician, on Wolf + Lamb and Circus Company, had…

Mandar Mandar
Lazare Hoche, Malin Genie, and S.A.M serve up a deeply impressive listen that any house music aficionado would go head over heels for.

As acts like Apollonia or Premiesku have proven, sometimes three really is the magic number. The latest trio of house artists looking to combine their individual sounds into an amplified whole is Mand…

Vakula Cyclicality Between Procyon and Gomeisa
The Ukranian producer balances dancefloor friendly forms with subtle ambience on his latest album for Dekmantel.

For someone who’s only been putting out records since 2008, Mikhaylo Vityuk has an astonishingly broad range of releases to his name. The Ukrainian artist from the northern city of Konotop, named Vaku…

Ben Lukas Boysen Spells
Nils Frahm's protégé delivers a poignant eight-tracker.

Who could’ve predicted neo-classical’s sudden surge in popularity? Call it what you will—modern composition, ambient, sound art, or call it all three—it seems a greater portion of listeners than ever …

Max Graef & Glenn Astro The Yard Work Simulator
The German duo hone in on a sound that borrows from the past in their latest full-length for Ninja Tune.

Essen’s Glenn Astro and Berlin’s Max Graef are dedicated vinyl buffs. Cold, mechanical dance tracks don’t get them hot under the collar. For the most part they favour deeply dug nuggets of jazz, disco…

Kaytranada 99.9%
Rising Canadian talent Kaytranada's genre-bending album breaks down the wall between hip-hop and house.

Hip-hop and house music have had a turbulent relationship since their beginnings, though the genres aren’t really so different. In fact, their similarities have coaxed many artists to produce compound…

A Sagittariun Elasticity
The anonymous Bristol-based artist returns with another inspired long-player.

The music of Bristol’s A Sagittariun might evoke misty-eyed memories of the early ’90s UK dance scene, if you were there. And if you weren’t, then its relation to the era’s prime ambient and techno cu…

MMOTHS Luneworks LP
The Irishman stamps his own distinctive identity on shoegaze-influenced electronics.

The mix of electronic music with the fuzzy bliss of shoegazing is an apt one. Both are, sometimes, given over to beatific moments of transcendence. A communion with the other. Kevin Shields’ band My B…

Interview: Junior Boys Don Their Big Black Coat
Jeremy Greenspan talks about the making of the duo's new techno-tinged LP.

Hamilton, Ontario’s Jeremy Greenspan tends to give a little more than most interview subjects. As half of Junior Boys, along with Matt Didemus (who’s now based in Berlin), he’s made some of the most e…

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