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Deep’a & Biri Dominance
The Israeli techno duo go deeper and more experimental on their second album.

Tel Aviv’s Deep’a & Biri (Yaron Amor and Itai Biri) are arguably Israel’s most dedicated techno heads. As resident DJs and bookers at Barzilay Club, over years they’ve provided a diet of undergrou…

Woolymammoth Filling Spots
A satisfying mix of experimental electronic hip-hop and modular synthesis.

Young American producer Woolymammoth (Jason Wool) has an intriguingly twisted take on the interface between hip-hop and electronics. Originally from San Francisco but now LA-based, in the space of fou…

Kilchhofer The Book Room
The Swiss producer conjures an enthralling mix of organic percussion and weird electronics on his best record yet.

Benjamin Kilchhofer’s version of ambient music avoids convention. Instead, he invites the listener into a separate dimension where time is slowed and sounds are altered. For his third album, The Book …

Gwenno Le Kov
The Welsh artist merges big ideas with psychedelic electronics on her triumphant second album.

Welsh artist Gwenno Saunders sure likes big ideas. The Cardiff-based musician’s debut solo album Y Dydd Olaf (“The Final Day”) was a record themed around the 1970s Welsh language sci-fi novel of the s…

Nils Frahm All Melody
The electronic classical fusionist expands his range with touches of jazz and choral music.

Berlin’s Nils Frahm is best known for bridging the gap between the worlds of electronic and classical music. Famed composers such as Philip Glass, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Steve Reich may have hit u…

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 …

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