Welcome to the New Age of New Age and enter the Overworld by A.r.t. Wilson aka Andras Fox. Originally recorded for the contemporary dance work Overworld by Sarah Aiken and Rebecca Jensen it was released on tape in very limited quantities this april. Now it‘s available in „classy white“ and […]
DJ Boring embarks on the sixth expedition into the exotic lands of palm trees and blue skies with his dreamy ‘Different Dates’ EP. Expedition six features three jams packed full of moody synth lines and broken beat drum sequences, accompanied by a mind-blowing remix from Baltra.
Best Record Italy take the time machine all the way back to 1979 to revisit the wonderful Italo-Disco delights of Adolf Stern, whose “More… I Like It” represents the strangest end of the genre as it was taking shape. With heavily processed vocals injecting some serious strangeness into the chirpy […]
nthng finally follows up his four stunning EPs with a full album proper, arriving in a whopping 3xLP pack. Arriving a good 6 months after the LT029.5 album sampler which debuted both Soms and In My Dreams, nthng adds another seven hazy, hooded techno bangers to those to make up […]
After two hugely successful outings on Distant Hawaii, Hidden Spheres cruises into Lobster Theremin waters with four sun soaked and heart meltingly infectious slices of his trademark soothing and late night house.
Welcome To Paradiso is an expansive retrospective of the Italian dream house sound co-compiled by label founder Young Marco. At the tail end of the 1980s, a new take on deep house began to emerge from Italian studios. ‘Dream house’ drew inspiration from key U.S deep house records of the […]
Prophets Of Rage quickly became as much a shared experience between its members as it was a call-to-action for the world at large. The sessions created a new space for growth and progression, whether with the incorporation of DJ Lord’s turntablist elements or B-Real tackling broader subjects, such as homelessness […]
Free’s second album was recorded with the band itself in considerable turmoil as principle songwriters Paul Rodgers and Andy Fraser demanded strict discipline from their bandmates, and guitarist Paul Kossoff, in particular, equally demanded the spontaneity and freedom that had characterized the group’s debut. It was an awkward period that […]
If Fleetwood Mac, Humble Pie, and Foghat were never formed, Free would be considered one of the greatest post-Beatles blues-rock bands to date, and Fire and Water shows why. Conceptually fresh, with a great, roots-oriented, Band-like feel, Free distinguished itself with the public like Black Sabbath and Deep Purple did […]
The first track, Kill My Baby Tonight sets the scene with a nod to ‘60s garage music as the reverb drenched guitars are ably supported by a strong rhythm section all laying the foundation for some velvety vocals. The Jesus & Mary Chain vibe continues with the excellent Brian with […]
Simply put, Drumming is, along with some of Philip Glass’ Einstein on the Beach, one of the most fascinating pieces of first-generation minimalism. The version recorded for Elektra/Nonesuch in 1987 ranks among Reich’s masterpieces. The 60-minute continuous work features one basic rhythm pattern. Throughout four segued movements it is multiplied, […]
For over a decade, Nika Roza Danilova has been recording music as Zola Jesus. She’s been on Sacred Bones Records for most of that time, and Okovi marks her reunion with the label. Fittingly, the 11 electronics-driven songs on Okovi share musical DNA with her early work on Sacred Bones. […]
Even though politics were inescapable at the time of Mountain Moves’ release, Deerhoof had a typically creative way to address the issues of the late 2010s. The result of their residency at Joyful Noise, the album finds the band collaborating with like-minded artists on songs of resistance that emphasize the […]
Intricate and reflective as well as gripping and raw, Source Tags & Codes marks …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead’s leap from the venerable indie imprint Merge to Interscope’s major-label territory. It’s a seamless transition, mixing the sweeping, fearlessly anthemic qualities of their previous work with […]
As recalled by David Rensin in Rolling Stone, the day Minnie Ripperton met Stevie Wonder and he realised who she was, he began jumping around “Oh my God! Is this a dream? I must be in Heaven. You’re an angel. Your music is fantastic. I’ve gone through three of your […]