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  • Meitei – Lo-fi Ambient and Beats From Hiroshima

    Dave Wesley, February 28th 2018

    I’m enthralled by my discovery of Meitei (thanks to Bandcamp’s Best New Ambient post for February 2018). While not tagged as “vaporwave”, this producer would fit in such a genre-d mix.  This producer’s releases stylistically span ancient Japanese music ambient… to LO-FI hip hop beats… to experimental sound art scenes. Meisui / 冥水 by Meitei […]

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  • Sangrem – You Forget This

    Dave Wesley, February 8th 2018

    Person #1 – “Hey, you got your dub techno in my vaporwave!” Person #2 – “You got your vaporwave in my dub techno!” Both – “Mmmmm.  This is pretty good.” Dream Catalogue has a deep catalog of great music. You Forget This by Sangam

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  • Bad Tracking

    Adas Butler, February 7th 2018

    Filthy heavy destructive. This is as underground should be – incomprehensible to outsiders and home to the adventurer. It’s leftfield and industrial and uncompromising – enjoy getting your head unstraight with this:

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  • Département d’Éducation Psychique

    Adas Butler, January 24th 2018

    This is nice and out-there. Space jazz techno-kind-of, truly experimental music that allows you to roam free as you listen. Out on Fou Records, the French label that supports and respects the power of improvised music across genres, it’s a live recording from OHM Berlin set to vinyl. Check out both sides below and tune […]

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  • Giulio Aldinucci: Borders and Ruins

    Joel Hanson,

    Growing up in a Protestant household in the mid-80s, I was exposed to the folksy remake of Christianity, which always struck me—historical inaccuracies and problematic dogma aside—as missing the point of religious experience. The main problem was the music; the inability of those tired hymns, and folk-rock ballads, to take me anywhere close to the […]

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  • Minimal Dub Techno from Echonaut

    Dave Wesley, January 13th 2018

    Arctic Dub (Sursumcorda) announces Echonaut ‘Satya’ EP.   FOR FANS OF: Fluxion, echospace, Doyeq, Dave Wesley, Sven Laux, Mr. Cloudy   Satya by Echonaut   Echonaut’s Satya EP is comprised of a set of four original tracks with one remix – that embrace a timeless potion of minimal and hypnotic dub, deeply absorbing, cultured and […]

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  • Imprec Fundraiser Sale

    Adas Butler, January 10th 2018

    From Merzbow to Matmos, Acid Mothers Temple to William Basinski, Important Records has released some of the most vital artists working in electronic, experimental and noise forms. Now they’re having a clear-up to raise funds for a new office and have made a bunch of unique test pressings available, as well as exciting bundles of […]

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  • Leafar Legov – Family

    Adas Butler, January 6th 2018

    “Giegling can be described as a feeling, where the warmth of nostalgia is brought to vivid life and the instinctive pleasure of the dance is tempered with an existential inquisitiveness.” Family, the new record from Leafar Legov on the Giegling label, is fantastically deep, warm and varied; the perfect antidote to anyone who still says […]

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  • Winter In June

    Adas Butler, January 5th 2018

    “Are the days of winter sunshine just as sad for you, too? When it is misty, in the evenings, and I am out walking by myself, it seems to me that the rain is falling through my heart and causing it to crumble into ruins.” ― Flaubert Let’s embrace winter. It’s not all the bareness […]

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  • Who The Hell Is Caveman LSD?

    Dave Wesley,

    Was reading Huerco S 2017 chart on Boomkat, which includes hilarious non-music entries to throw you off his scent…  and I dug to find his listed Caveman LSD track…  It rules.  My perfect combo of lo-fi post-dub-techno.  Artist name fits the mood. Only a few out there and nothing in digital form.  I want more.  […]

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