Archive for the Electronic Category
Futuristic synthesizer specialist and sound designer Matsuo Ohno was responsible for the sound design of a broad range of film, television, and radio soundtracks, most famously the animation series Astro Boy which he began working on in 1963 together with his assistant, Takehisa Kosugi. Ohno was born in the heavily-populated […]
Wewantsounds present a reissue of Ryuichi Sakamoto’s first solo album Thousand Knives Of, originally released in 1978 on the sought-after Better Days label. Save for a small-scale release in 1982, this is the first time the album is being released on vinyl outside of Japan. 1978 was a key year […]
A living room somewhere in southern Germany. Embroidery graces the walls, a veneer side table with little chrome feet stands in front of a beige velour sofa, a minibar awaits. Pride of place goes to the electric organ which majestically occupies the center of the room, flanked by two oversized […]
Bureau B present a reissue of Serge Blenner’s La Vogue, originally released in 1980. Music for the apocalyptic eighties Deutschland state of mind. When Serge Blenner left his native France for Hamburg, West Germany, neither he nor anyone else could have guessed that he would inadvertently compose a soundtrack for […]
Bureau B present a reissue of Serge Blenner’s Magazin Frivole, originally released in 1981. Cold, concise analog synthesizer instrumentals — on his second album Serge Blenner remained true to his style, albeit shifting course slightly towards pop territory. The juxtaposition of dark harmonies and pop structures is what makes this […]
Visionary synthesist Abul Mogard renders a darkly sublime soundtrack for Duncan Whitley’s Kimberlin, an experimental film about the Isle of Portland on the English south coast, which coincidentally doubles up as metaphor for the mood of an increasingly inward-looking UK. Taking its name from the local word for an outsider […]
With over two decades of formal exploration and exhilarating abstraction, Get On is, somewhat surprisingly, only the fourth solo Pita full-length. Peter Rehberg has always been vouched for pushing the very limits of the technology du jour, be it software or in recent years a complex modular set. Rehberg’s motives […]
Double LP version. 180 gram vinyl; includes download code. From Far Out Recordings’ in-house producer, Daniel Maunick’s debut solo album Macumba Quebrada conjures scenes of collective hedonism from start to finish. Spanning Afro-Brazilian spiritual dance ceremonies, late-80s Detroit techno parties, and jungle and broken beat raves in ’90s London, Maunick […]
Berlin’s producer, sound designer, and composer Sven Weisemann’s fourth full-length as Desolate arrives on Fauxpas Musik. Entitled Exceptionalism, it features 11 tracks melting the ’90s. The tracks are intelligent down-tempo with a touch of ambient. 180 gram vinyl.
Carla dal Forno announces her second full-length album, Look Up Sharp, on her own Kallista records. Dal Forno beckons a bold new era in her peerless output pushing her dub-damaged DIY dispatches to the limits of flawless dream-pop. In a transformative move towards crystal clear vocals and sharpened production, Look […]
A live musical performance to Derek Jarman’s In The Shadow of the Sun. Recorded live at Cafe OTO, London, England on May 23, 2017. Derek Jarman’s In The Shadow of the Sun forms part of a series of films, shot and edited on S8mm, grouped under the collective title The […]
Trance-atlantic psychedelia from Michael Red (Souns/ Chambers) and Daniel Rincon (NAP/ Ambien Baby). Cavernous dubs of dembow-infused polyrhythms and tripped-out electronics. Made between the Sunshine Coast and Vancouver, British Columbia, Summer 2018
The Periodico Guys Come With Hot Repress Action, Including Remixes And Stuff! Recommended! Intoxicating and scorching electro-space rock by Mystic Jungle and Rico Milord. Limited reissue edition on 12″ with an additional special extended version.
“Plage Arrière” is a deep sea meditation on a constellation of Greek beaches across three islands. Trumpets, echo-clicks and Harold Budd-esque shimmer piano whirl together on these seductive scapes, which recall the sub-aqeaous ambitions of Jürgen Müller or Jan Jelinek inspecting a coral reef. Like sand-caked postcards, or pieces of […]
Since so many European labels have been reissuing lost and obscure 1980s Japanese ambient albums of late, it was probably inevitable that at least one label would put together a compilation paying tribute to the sound. It turns out that Jazzy Couscous has won the race with Kumo No Moko, […]
The first album on Numbers from Complete Walkthru aka US producer Max McFerren, titled Scrolls, is out on 20th September 2019. Scolls plays around with themes of privacy, disillusionment and personal development over eleven tracks, representing a transitional time in McFerren’s life. Through Scrolls’ early stages he moved from New […]
It was about time for a full album to be released by one of our favourite 030303 artists, the great Rolando Simmons, who’s already fed us some amazing eerie and psychedelic bouncy electronic funk, both self released and on this magical label from the Netherlands. This record travels deep into […]
In May 2014, Icelandic Producer Yagya Will Release His Fifth Album, Sleepygirls, Across Three Slabs Of Vinyl And One Mixed Cd On Dutch Label Delsin. Its A Deep, Spacious And Dubbed Out Affair That Stays Locked At A Pleasingly Sedentary Tempo Throughout.
New recordlabel started by Analogical Force, the Madrid-based underground nightclub focussing on spreading serious electronic music with attitude and without corsets, from experimental to acid and techno. AF debuts on wax with the ‘Perisocpe ep’ by the Rephlex affiliated duo D’Arcangelo, including a remix by the Dub records affiliated Dutch […]
Just when the 10th anniversary of the still acclaimed ‘NRTHNDR’ album on now-defunct Sublight label, and six years after ‘We Miss You’ and ‘The Shimmering Hour’ on the Rephlex camp, the Aphex Twin-approved producer is back exploring spectral acidish territories, intricate drum patterns with thick synths, nervous breaks and rhythms, […]