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Lymbyc Systym "Truth Skull"

Somewhere between post-rock, indie-rock, and folktronica sit Lymbyc Systym, the brother/brother duo that hates vowels and loves vintage keyboards, analog effects, lots of drumming, and are quickly car…

Starkey "Let You Go"

PJ Geissinger has been performing as Starkey for only three years, but boasts one hell of a resume. Co-owner of Slit Jockey Records, and a member of Philadelphia’s Seclusiasis music/design group and N…

Radical Face "Glory"

This is the solo debut from 24-year old Ben Cooper (who gained recognition from his other project on MorrMusic, Electric President). Working now under the Radical Face moniker, Cooper’s new reco…

Damero "Mope"

With her album Happy In Grey, Damero brightens up winter with haunting pop-melodies and dance anthems for the soul. The figure behind these tracks is Marit, otherwise known as BPitch Control’s p…

Housemeister "Who The Fuck Is AYCB"

Though Germany’s Housemeister claims three decades of genres appear on the Roadmovie EP, this track is undeniably paying homage to those nights spent raving in sweaty, grime-ridden warehouses. T…

Hakan Lidbo "Call for Islam"

In early 2007 the nation known for Ikea, Volvos, and porn arrived in Shitkatapult’s office in the form of several rock n’ techno CDRs, soon to be compiled into a Swedish-centric release se…

Bunny Rabbit "Saddle Up"

Bunny Rabbit gets her lyrical inspiration from a childhood spent in North Brooklyn rhyming on street corners, and when teamed up with producer and life partner Black Cracker, her tracks become a colla…

Iaka "Noloop"

Starting with acid beats in 1993, Iaka’s sound soon evolved into leftfield breakbeat tracks, and it’s such versatility and willingness to grow that keeps him one of the Hamburg’s mos…

Machinedrum "911"

Travis Stewart (a.k.a. Machinedrum) makes fractured, mutated hip-hop that hasn’t quite escaped the influence of IDM, but hold off on those Prefuse 73 comparisons. This multi-instrumentalist rewards th…

The Eternals "Feed The Youth (Stage A Coup)"

Chicago-based trio The Eternals wield their own specific brand of tropical, dubby funk that reveals the Wind City’s dark underbelly. Having previously recorded with John McEntire and Casey Rice,…

Mike Relm "Body Rock"

An accomplished turntablist, Mike Relm marries his skills on the decks with his mastery of numerous instruments and forms of media in his work. The fact that ‘Body Rock’ includes appearanc…

The Blow "Hock It (YACHT Remix)"

Although electro pop is usually the label slapped on these two, Portland’s Khaela Maricich and Jona Bechtolt (a.k.a. The Blow) have reissued their shiny, not-for-the radio Poor Aim: Love Songs, …

Panda Bear "Comfy In Nautica"

Animal Collective member Noah Lennox dusts off his sampler, plugs in his acoustics, and rocks out on his third full-length under the Panda Bear moniker. Person Pitch is a feel-good trip through Lennox…

Faruk Green "Fantasy Girl #1"

They say everything comes in threes, and Faruk Green likes to remind us of this fact. The three-piece band consisting of Ozgur, Engin, and Adem hails from three countries and, some say, three differen…

Phon.o "Pimpin TinTin feat. TinTin"

A veteran of the Detroit underground, Carsten Aermes (a.k.a. Phon.o) blends his southern crunk-style production with techno undertones and vocals from TinTin, for a sound he touts as Euro-Crunk. Phon.…

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