Music | posted 22.08.2014
Mono/Poly
Golden Skies
»Golden Skies« is the conclusion of a day experienced as magically perfect that Mono/Poly paints into our ear, with gold dust.
Music | posted 21.08.2014
Mndsgn
Yawn Zen
The usual names are serving as comparisons – only that for describing »Yawn Zen« they finally make sense again!
Music | posted 20.08.2014
Madlib
Rock Konducta Part 2
Rock around the world and clock, the second. On Rock Konducta Part 2, Madlib is as predictable as he is great.
Music | posted 15.08.2014
Dilated Peoples
Directors Of Photography
»Directors Of Photography« is the first record in eight years by Dilated Peoples around Evidence, DJ Babu and Rakaa Iriscience.
Music | posted 08.08.2014
FKA Twigs
LP1
It’s music for eternity: After her first two EPs, we were all waiting for FKA Twigs to deliver properly. Now, after »LP1«, nothing will ever be the same again.
Music | posted 31.07.2014
Shabazz Palaces
Lese Majesty
For his second record, »Lese Majesty«, Shabazz Palaces has put together seven mini-suites: Dry and minimalistic, simmering gloomily.
Music | posted 30.07.2014
Adrian Younge presents Souls Of Mischief
There Is Only Now
For the first release on his freshly founded label Linear Labs, Adrian Younge has designed a beat-dress to fit the Souls of Mischief.
Music | posted 29.07.2014
The Roots
... And Then You Shoot Your Cousin
The Roots can’t go wrong – and their 11th record is no exception to that rule. »…And Then You Shoot Your Cousin« is one of their best albums, so far.
Music | posted 23.07.2014
Jorge Ben
Samba Esquema Novo
Re-released just in time for the World Cup. In 1963, Jorge Ben’s »Samba Esquema Novo« was the pioneer of a new musical era.
Music | posted 18.07.2014
Matthewdavid
In My World
Abrupt endings, missing transitions, verses and choruses juggled together: Mattherdavid’s »In My World« is a discontinuous piece of work.
Music | posted 18.07.2014
Donato Dozzy
K
Strictly limited edition! The re-release of Donato Dozzy’s double LP »K« proves the Italian musician’s standing on the road to success.
Music | posted 16.07.2014
The Acid
Liminal
With »Liminal«, The Acid have released a fascinating debut. Melancholy, confusing and even a bit exhausting at parts.
Music | posted 15.07.2014
Jack White
Lazaretto
No genius without madness – that’s what Jack White used to stand for. Unfortunately, not on »Lazaretto«.
Music | posted 10.07.2014
Stephen Steinbrink
Arranged Waves
Two worlds becoming one: With »Arranged Waves«, Stephen Steinbrink has combined music from the 70s with bits and pieces of hauntology.
Music | posted 09.07.2014
Lee Fields & The Expressions
Emma Jean
Lee Fields has always been reliable. However, »Emma Jean« doesn’t fire as well as his previous records used to.
Music | posted 08.07.2014
Floating Points
King Bromeliad
News about Sam Shepherd a.k.a. Floating Points releasing a new record are always good news. »King Bromeliad« is no exception to this rule.
Music | posted 03.07.2014
OOIOO
Gamel
»Gamel«, the latest record by OOIOO around Yoshimi P-We, the drummer of the Boredoms, deals with Javanese gamelan-music.
Music | posted 17.06.2014
Strategy
Pressure Wassure EP
On the »Pressure Wassure EP«, Strategy has adopted the semantics of individual eras of electronic music in the most compelling manner.
Music | posted 16.06.2014
Lone
Reality Testing
On »Reality Testing«, Matt Cutler manages to do the splits between a change of style and his trademark-sound, between dream and reality.
Music | posted 13.06.2014
Martyn
The Air Between Words
It’s riven house-music. »The Air Between Words«, Martijn Deykers’s third record, is best described by a certain indecisiveness.