Music | posted 19.04.2012
Toro y Moi
June 2009
After his celebrated second album »Underneath The Pine«, Chaz Bundick promptly comes up with a half-hour compilation of older songs.
Music | posted 18.04.2012
Orbital
Wonky
After a long break, Orbital want to proof that they´re still the biggest Techno-Act in the UK.
Music | posted 16.04.2012
Main Attrakionz
808s & Dark Grapes II
On »808s & Dark Grapes II«, Main Attrakionz from Oakland have created a drug-infused, urban dream world.
Music | posted 13.04.2012
The Black Seeds
Dust And Dirt
The Black Seeds play new music in such a serene manner that it gets all the more exciting for the listeners.
Music | posted 11.04.2012
Lotus Plaza
Spooky Action At A Distance
With »Spooky Action at a Distance«, Lockett Pundt seems to be revisiting the sound of his original band Deerhunter.
Music | posted 05.04.2012
Quantic & Alice Russell
Look Around The Corner
A musical visionary conducts a band that’s undeservedly underrated, carried by a voice from the present.
Music | posted 04.04.2012
Scuba
Personality
On »Personality«, Scuba uses obvious ambivalences and plays them off against each other with great attention to detail.
Music | posted 04.04.2012
Willis Earl Beal
Acousmatic Sorcery
All this romance of a naive songwriter in Chicago, who only fiddles a bit with his guitar and ‘just wants to evolve’ doesn’t really fit Beal’s debut.
Music | posted 03.04.2012
Mouse On Mars
Parastrophics
»Parastrophics« is an acid-soaked ride to hell and back through the world of electronic music.
Music | posted 03.04.2012
Apollo Brown & O.C.
Trophies
On their first collaboration, Apollo Brown and O.C. deliver a quality team-play.
Music | posted 30.03.2012
Guelewar
Touki Ba Banjul
This very first re-release of Guelewar-songs is quite a sensation.
Music | posted 30.03.2012
Luke Roberts
The Iron Gates At Throop And Newport
Luke Roberts moved from Brooklyn back to his home town Nashville and recorded an unpretentious and personal album.
Music | posted 29.03.2012
Opio
Vultures Wisdom Vol.2
There is no need to prove anything to anybody for Opio these days. Still he comes loose like in the good old days and delivers a fresh and laidback LP.
Music | posted 28.03.2012
Michael Kiwanuka
Home Again
A sound to drown in, a voice to lean on. The Briton’s debut fulfills all expectations above and beyond.
Music | posted 28.03.2012
Shlohmo
Vacation EP
Shlohmo is at his best when he’s got the blues. But he actually wanted a vacation from it with his new EP.
Music | posted 27.03.2012
Gang Colours
The Keychain Collection
Gang Colours creates furnishing music in its best sense and presents a subtle and deep record.
Music | posted 26.03.2012
Keith Fullertown Whitman
Generators
These two tracks were originally recorded live and then completed by Keith Fullertown Whitman on the basis of similar ground material.
Music | posted 23.03.2012
S. Maharba
French Maid
This is what Boards of Canada, Flying Lotus and Clams Casino would sound like if they produced a track together.
Music | posted 23.03.2012
First Serve
De La Soul's Plug 1 And Plug 2 presents First Serve
First Serve manages to do the splits between the madness surrounding current Hip Hop crews and all the keep-it-real hoo-ha of old-established rappers.
Music | posted 22.03.2012
Death Grips
Exmilitary
This album makes it clear that there’s a difference between shouting, yelling and screaming.
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