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DAS BODY ANNOUNCE DEBUT EP WITH SUPERBLY STRANGE NEW SINGLE
DAS BODY ANNOUNCE DEBUT EP WITH SUPERBLY STRANGE NEW SINGLE

Photo: Hsiang Hsiang Wang Das Body, the project of Oslo left field electronic pop artist Ellie Linden have released ‘Graceland’, a motorik inspired three minute piece of dark pop brilliance. Linden has stated that the track is ‘more a...

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BLACK PLASTIC UNVEIL VIDEOS FOR ‘SAVAGE’ AND ‘CHARCOAL’
BLACK PLASTIC UNVEIL VIDEOS FOR ‘SAVAGE’ AND ‘CHARCOAL’

American electronic duo Black Plastic released two powerful groove filled new tracks earlier in the week that blend a classic punk snarl with the darkwave synth sounds of the 80s. ‘Savage’, with its siren melodies and slow pulsating arpeggio...

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JAKE SCHROCK’S MASTERFUL FIRST CUT FROM HOLODECK DEBUT
JAKE SCHROCK’S MASTERFUL FIRST CUT FROM HOLODECK DEBUT

Photo: Alex Kacha. “Jake is a Holodeck artist now, and we have a release in the works,” Adam Jones (S U R V I V E, Thousand Foot Whale Claw and label head at Holodeck Records) to Central Track....

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JOHN MAUS DROPS ‘EPISODE’  & ADDENDUM GETS A DIGITAL RELEASE
JOHN MAUS DROPS ‘EPISODE’ & ADDENDUM GETS A DIGITAL RELEASE

Photography: Teddy Fitzhugh Earlier this month synth pop auteur John Maus dropped the first track ‘Episode’ from Addendum, his follow up to last year’s Screen Memories. Recorded DIY style with his own self built analog equipment during the same sessions...

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CAVERN OF ANTI-MATTER TO SURFACE SOON WITH THIRD ALBUM
CAVERN OF ANTI-MATTER TO SURFACE SOON WITH THIRD ALBUM

Another standout track from January is the first single ‘Make Out Fade Out’ from experimental electronic outfit Cavern Of Anti Matter, the project of Berlin based former Stereolab co-conspirator Tim Gane. Joe Dilworth (also ex-Stereolab) and Holger Zapf complete...

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ESSAIE PAS ON A NEW PATH
ESSAIE PAS ON A NEW PATH

Montreal electronic duo Marie Davidson and Pierre Guerineau, aka Essaie Pas recently unveiled the second single, ‘Compet Brouille’, from their forthcoming EP, ‘New Path’, out through DFA Records on March 16. Listen to the stilted slow burning thumper below and pre-order a...

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RECORD REVIEW: FUTURE MUSEUMS – ROSEWATER CEREMONY
RECORD REVIEW: FUTURE MUSEUMS – ROSEWATER CEREMONY

One of the many pleasing and lasting markers that has characterised independent music culturally over the last two decades has been its tendency to embrace patience and the compositional long game. It has seen a multitude of artists and...

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RECORD REVIEW: BEN FROST – THE CENTRE CANNOT HOLD
RECORD REVIEW: BEN FROST – THE CENTRE CANNOT HOLD

Reykjavik based Australian artist Ben Frost’s deeply affecting fifth album The Centre Cannot Hold is a subterranean work of visceral and explorative beauty and is a perfect follow up to the compelling percussive intensity of his 2014 long player Aurora....

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PATRICIA UNVEILS NEW TRIPLE ALBUM
PATRICIA UNVEILS NEW TRIPLE ALBUM

“As an instrument, the synthesizer is designed to theoretically reproduce any imaginable structure of sound. I’ve always been much more interested in sound design than being able to ‘play well,’ and the synthesizer allows for a slow and thoughtful...

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ARCHIVIST DROPS DARK, TENSE EP
ARCHIVIST DROPS DARK, TENSE EP

Seattle producer Archivist (Alex Markey) released his new Chutes & Ladders EP last week. Across its four tracks, the Secondnature collective member employs instinctive attention to percussive detail alongside incisive and pounding beats that have manifold dimensions. They underscore...

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