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  • Nicola Ratti – The Collection

    Dave Wesley, October 18th 2017

    I agree with this description written by a Bandcamp fan of this release… and I couldn’t have written it better myself: “This is some of the most inventive dub to come out this year. There are affectations of microhouse sound manipulations and an overall level of cosmic weirdness that recalls some of the strange feelings […]

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    • Gabriel Saloman – Movement Building Vol. 3

      Adas Butler, September 22nd 2017

      Movement Building Vol. 3 by Gabriel Saloman Ex-Yellow Swan and all-round interesting man Gabriel Saloman returns with the third (and final) instalment of his ambient ‘Movement Building’ collections. Like the others, it doesn’t shy away from the brooding, the tense and the disquieting. But it also lifts on those crashing chords, a sense of the industrial […]

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      • Christina Kubisch / ELEH – IMPREC451

        Adas Butler,

        Artist Christina Kubisch brings together this fascinating link-up with the mysterious minimalist analog ELEH. Excitement is high and to top it all, it’s her first release on legendary label Important Records.  Some excerpts of what to expect when it’s released in November are available to listen to on the release page, also check out a […]

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        • Dif Juz: Time Clock Turn Back

          Joel Hanson, July 23rd 2017

          In a YouTube video entitled Finding Dif Juz, Bella Union co-founder and ex-Cocteau Twins bassist Simon Raymonde unearths two rare 12-inch singles by the early 80’s instrumental group Dif Juz and claims that the origins of post-rock are found in the grooves of these low-fi recordings. While that may be true, as evidenced by the […]

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          • Barry Lynn’s Taurus Tapes Vol. 1 & 2 on Touch Sensitive Records

            Casey Borchert, July 5th 2017

            Only a few cassettes of Barry Lynn’s wonderful  ” Taurus Tapes” left. Taurus Tapes Vol. I by Barry Lynn Taurus Tapes Vol. II by Barry Lynn  

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            • Cool Streaming Radio Stations

              Dave Wesley, July 3rd 2017

              Streaming radio has been a big part of my life since Marcos Romero turned me on to Deep Mix Moscow, at least a decade ago.  Since then, I’ve started my own underground deep dubby experimental music station (Arctic Dub (Sursumcorda)), but I rotate listening to several streaming sources throughout the week, depending on my mood and […]

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              • Murky Dub Techno Release – Dave Wesley – Archaic Anahata Avenidas 86_7 – EPv1

                Dave Wesley, June 27th 2017

                Check out these deconstructed Porto, Portugal street scenes embedded in murky dub techno. Archaic Anahata Avenidas 86_7 – EPv1 by Dave Wesley

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                • Release – Steve Earle & The Dukes – So You Wannabe an Outlaw

                  Wesley Mayhem, June 22nd 2017

                  This album is the real deal.  Instant classic. Growing up in Etter, Minnesota, in the 70s, in the middle of nowhere…  in a house in the middle of a field (which was perfect for UFO landings)…  with a father that cranked outlaw country music on a kick ass quadraphonic hi-fi… even for a rocker like me, […]

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                  • Release – Different Circles 005 – Various Artists: Weightless Volume 2

                    Dave Wesley, June 21st 2017

                    This experimental grimy release is like gentle rain to my ears after the dull programmed sonic assaults of off-Sonar events (Barcelona) and Primavera Sound (Porto) in these last weeks.  I promise myself to be more careful about how I spend my sonic time from now on!  Tick tock. Hear my post-festival sonic salvation at Hardwax: […]

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                    • Poppy Ackroyd – The Birds

                      Adas Butler, June 6th 2017

                      The Birds by Poppy Ackroyd Poppy Ackroyd: ““The songs were recorded just outside of Brighton at Retreat Studios, close to the sea on the edge of the village, surrounded by hills, fields and wildlife. As if by magic, it began to rain just before I began to record the track ‘Rain’, and ended shortly after […]

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