Electronic music (Music genre)
Electronic music is a genre of pop music that is based on electronic instruments and technology.
Electronic music in Features
Music Column | posted 19.11.2021
Records Revisited
Autechre – Chiastic Slide (1997)
With their fourth album as Autechre, the two Mancunians said goodbye to the reference set and began their singular journey into unheard sound and massive grooves.
Music Portrait | posted 18.11.2021
Dengue Dengue Dengue
Guest Mix
The Peruvian Dengue Dengue twirl hula-hoop ryhtms into the club. For us, they’ve exclusively put together this 60-minute mix, with music that will have you sharpening your arrow tips, licking green frogs, and taking the first prize at drumming class.
Music Column | posted 03.07.2016
Records Revisited
Fennesz – Endless Summer (2001)
Endless summers. Endless longing. 20 years ago, the Viennese short-circuit provocateur Christian Fennesz got on a surfboard. And has been riding the perfect wave ever since.
Electronic music in Reviews
Music Review | posted 26.10.2021
Trip Shrubb
Trewwer, Leud Un Danz
On »Trewwer, Leud Un Danz,« Michael Beckett a.k.a. Trip Shrubb remixes tunes from a famous Folkways compilation from 1952. The results are disquieting.
Music Review | posted 07.10.2021
Soshi Takeda
Floating Mountains
japanese producer Soshi Takeda translates the sight of Chinese mountain landscapes to lo-fi house with his »Floating Mountains« album for 100% Silk.
Music Review | posted 04.10.2021
Cindytalk
Wappinschaw
Once understood, it’s life-changing: »Wappinschaw«, 1994 released highlight of Cindytalk, has now been reissued on Dais Records.
Music Review | posted 24.09.2021
Hiro Kone
Silvercoat The Throng
With their fourth album »Silvercoat The Throng« on Dais, Hiro Kone significantly expands their sonic palette without losing their signature style.
Music Review | posted 22.09.2021
Uman
Chaleur Humaine
Freedom To Spend reissues »Chaleur Humaine«, the 1992 debut by the French sibling duo Uman.
Music Review | posted 20.09.2021
Jan Jelinek
The Raw And The Cooked
With »The Raw And The Cooked«, Jan Jelinek has cooked up a nice soup for us. His work, originally composed for SWR, is now available on vinyl record. Delicious!
Music Review | posted 15.09.2021
Venetian Snares
Rossz Csillag Alatt Született
The finally rereleased LP “Rossz Csillag Alatt Született” is and remains Venetian Snares’ most ambitious album.
Music Review | posted 13.09.2021
Xique-Xique
Na Lagoa
»Na Lagoa«, into the lagoon, is where the Brazilian duo Xique-Xique go on their now released debut album.
Music Review | posted 30.08.2021
Sofie Birch & Johan Carøe
Repair Techniques
»Repair Techniques« is a classic Sofie Birch album, but not only thanks to Johan Carøe also much more than that. Her collaboration on STROOM~ impresses with small gestures.
Music Review | posted 25.08.2021
Li Yilei
之/OF
More than just the usual pandemic record: on »之/OF« for the Berlin label Métron, Li Yilei masterfully expresses a precarious mood in small vignettes.
Music Review | posted 24.08.2021
Ebi (Susumu Yokota)
Space Teddy Collection II
More great tracks by Japanese producer Susumu Yokota, who passed away in 2015, are out now as »Space Teddy Collection II«.
Music Review | posted 23.08.2021
Joy Orbison
Still Slipping Vol.1
With »Still Slipping Vol.1« Joy Orbison dares for the first time with a release beyond 25 minutes and introduces house music to the mixtape format.
Music Review | posted 04.06.2021
Pan Daijing
Jade
Short meditations on agony: Pan Daijing from Shanghai presents her second album with »Jade«.
Music Review | posted 30.04.2021
Vinicio Adames
Al Comienzo Del Camino
After 35 years, »Al Comienzo Del Camino« by Venezuelan electronic pioneer Vinicio Adames has been reissued.
Music Review | posted 22.05.2020
Cucina Povera & Haron
Plafond 6
Cucina Povera and Haron share the rills on »Plafond 6«. The dilettantish is sometimes so exaggerated that it hurts.
Music Review | posted 17.06.2019
Emily A. Sprague
Water Memory / Mount Vision
RVNG Intl releases »Water Memory« and »Mount Vision«, the first two albums of the American sound designer Emily A. Sprague, for the first time on vinyl.
Music Review | posted 05.04.2018
Oren Ambarchi
Grapes From The Estate
“Grapes From The Estate” by Oren Ambarchi is a masterpiece of gentle reduction. It will now be reissued with a new mastering.
Music Review | posted 09.03.2018
Yves de Mey
Bleak Comfort
»Bleak Comfort«, the third album by the Belgian musician Yves de Mey, has to be thought from the motion, maybe even from performance dance.
Music Review | posted 30.08.2016
Zov Zov (Oliver Ho & Tommy Gillard)
The Sacred Pornography Of God
Originating from electronic dance music, Oliver Ho and Tommy Gillard, aka Zov Zov, occupy themselves with abstract sound experiments on »The Sacred Pornography Of God«.
Music Review | posted 15.06.2015
HELM
Olympic Mess
Overcoming stress through music: On »Olympic Mess«, Luke Younger aka HELM is trying to handle his very own chaos. And he seems to have succeeded.
Music Review | posted 14.11.2014
Strategy
Seeds of Paradise
Strategy is best when dealing with long formats. »Seeds Of Paradise«, his ninth record in ten years, proves it once more. You should listen to it from beginning to end.
Music Review | posted 12.09.2014
Lee Gamble
KOCH
It’s more than a worthy successor – on his latest record, »KOCH«, Lee Gamble has combined the various strengths from his 2012 break-through albums. It’s every ketamine-party’s highlight.
Music Review | posted 17.06.2014
Strategy
Pressure Wassure EP
Strategy has adopted the semantics of individual eras of electronic music in the most compelling manner. Thanks to the »Pressure Wassure EP«, he’s good to play with the cool kids again.
Music Review | posted 13.12.2013
Heatsick
Re-Engineering
This music is blissfully insane. It still grooves like crazy, knows lots about electronic music and wants to be heard. Heatsick is this December’s insider’s tipp.
Music Review | posted 20.01.2011
Pan American
For Waiting, For Chasing
Only very few can tare the balance between acoustic and electronic sounds in a perfection comparable to the skills of Mark Nelson alias Pan American.
Electronic music in News
Music News | posted 27.09.2021
Windows彡96
Exclusive Edition: »Magic Peaks«
With homesick flicker: The Sao Paulo-born musician Windows彡96 releases his new album »Magic Peaks« on 100% Electronica on November 12, 2021. A limited colour edition is available from HHV Records.
Recent Articles
Music Portrait | posted 20.01.2022
Records Revisited
Daft Punk – Homework (1997)
In 1997, the French duo Daft Punk released their debut album »Homework« and since then have had an almost unprecedented career. At that time, the album was not yet mainstream, but creaky, crackling house music.
Music News | posted 04.01.2022
WaJazz
Exciting compilation with jazz from Japan
Yusuke Ogawa is one of the experts on Japanese jazz. In April, the compilation »WaJazz Japanese Jazz Spectacle Vol.1« curated by him will be released. A limited edition will be available exclusively from HHV Records.
Music News | posted 01.10.2021
Girlwoman
Das Große Ganze
Now it’s all about »Das Große Ganze". The songwriter Girlwoman from Bielefeld releases her debut on Staatsakt. Exclusively at HHV Records there’s a limited Red Vinyl Edition available.
Music Review | posted 07.11.2021
Snail Mail
Valentine
On »Valentine,« Snail Mail makes even bigger gestures than before, but fortunately that doesn’t change the effect.
Music News | posted 27.09.2021
Windows彡96
Exclusive Edition: »Magic Peaks«
With homesick flicker: The Sao Paulo-born musician Windows彡96 releases his new album »Magic Peaks« on 100% Electronica on November 12, 2021. A limited colour edition is available from HHV Records.