Music | posted 24.11.2011
Snowgoons & Reef The Lost Cauze
Your Favorite MC
In the beginning it seems like the album does not justify its title. But Reef The Lost Cauze is getting better, and the productions of the Snowgoons are excited above everything.
Music | posted 22.11.2011
Mayer Hawthorne
How Do You Do?
The Blue Eyed soulman Mayer Hawthorne keeps dressing old Motown-sounds in a contemporary fashion.
Music | posted 21.11.2011
Pinch & Shackleton
Pinch & Shackleton
On their new collab-album, the two Dubstep-Heavyweights lead the listeners into low-key and abstract sound-spheres.
Music | posted 18.11.2011
Rustie
Glass Swords
It wobbles, glimmers and glitters but always stays within the lines of its very own order. One thing’s for sure: Rustie’s »Glass Swords« a definite winner.
Music | posted 16.11.2011
Quelle Chris
Shotgun & Sleek Rifle
Detroit has been a great place for raw MC’s and producers to develop. After Guilty Simpson and Danny Brown Quelle Chris is the next proof for that.
Music | posted 15.11.2011
Onra
Chinoiseries Pt. 2
Yet again, the French beat-maker has rummaged Vietnamese record-archives in order to produce another part of his Chinoiseries.
Music | posted 15.11.2011
Real Estate
Days
One of the indie-highlights of the year? Real Estate are just drifting along and naturally carry us with them.
Music | posted 14.11.2011
Oneohtrix Point Never
Replica
With his last album, Returnal, Oneohtrix Point Never has pressed ahead with the syntheziser’s Renaissance. Now, its successor is being released.
Music | posted 11.11.2011
Dillon
This Silence Kills
It’s the most surprising BPitch-Control release of the year. Instead of electronica, Dillon is presenting best pop-music á la Feist.
Music | posted 09.11.2011
Lil Wayne
Tha Carter IV
Even though Lil Wayne is not advancing towards new galaxies with Tha Carter IV, it would definitely be a mistake to write him off.
Music | posted 09.11.2011
Space Dimension Controller
The Pathway To Tiranquon6
Space Dimension Controller re-animates the intelligent electronic music of the 1990s and embellishes them with a contemporary coating.
Music | posted 08.11.2011
Driphouse
Spectrum 008
Darren Ho is an electronics technician of the old school – before he starts making his music, he first builds his own synthesizers.
Music | posted 07.11.2011
Rudi Zygadlo
Achtung!
Rudi Zygadlo is releasing this year’s most melodic, poppy and yet most creative record within the genre of electronic music.
Music | posted 04.11.2011
Blue Daisy
The Sunday Gift
It’s humming and billowing and flickering – there’s hardly a clear melody to make out. Blue Daisy’s debut album impresses us with its apocalyptic mood.
Music | posted 04.11.2011
Mark McGuire
Get Lost
And what are the gods up to? They’re going and going on and on. Mark McGuire has recorded another amazing album.
Music | posted 03.11.2011
Lloyd McNeill Quartet
Washington Suite
Lloyd McNeill belongs to the group of musicians, who declared the ‘New Thing!’ in Jazz in the beginning of the 1970s.
Music | posted 03.11.2011
Steve Colson & The Unity Troupe
Triumph!
Steve Colson’s debut was released in 1980 as a private pressing and is now being re-released by Universal Sound.
Music | posted 28.10.2011
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
Soul Time!
Only a year after I Learned The Hard Way, the great Sharon Jones and her accompanying band The Dap-Kings are releasing another album.
Music | posted 28.10.2011
Composer
The Edges Of The World
Two musicians who’ve never met before get together in order to make formidable pop-music. What sounds like a joke is actually incredibly good music.
Music | posted 26.10.2011
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Bulletproof Brass EP
The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble of nine from Chicago is grooving again. This time, they’re heading towards space.
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