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Shed - The Killer

In the face of stiff competition, third album The Killer from Shed is a surprisingly strong contender in the race for best Techno album this year

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General, 31 Oct 2012, 06:00

Joris Voorn - Balance 14

I predict number 14 in the Balance series of compilations will be the one that people are still talking about in years to come. It's composer

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General, 31 May 2009, 21:02

Deathline - Sixtynine

Sixtynine is the debut album from London-based electro-punk duo Deathline. With Jennie on bass and Kaoru on guitar and programming

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General, 21 May 2009, 08:01

Circlesquare - Songs About Dancing And Drugs

Third album from Canadian Jeremy Shaw is intended to represent a comedown period after a big night out

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General, 25 Mar 2009, 08:28

Milton Jackson Crash

There's a word I always associate with Milton Jackson's music: muscular

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General, 15 Mar 2009, 22:56

James Zabiela - Renaissance: The Masters Series

A top quality double CD with some top tracks like Boards of Canada's Amo Bishop Roden and Afghanistan by Komytea

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General, 09 Mar 2009, 08:38

Mr Oizo - Lambs Anger

Word on the street is that Lambs Anger, the third album from Mr Oizo, aka Quentin Dupieux, is his best yet. However, with my knowledge of

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General, 05 Mar 2009, 22:30

Dual Echelon

Will Burdin, aka Dual Echelon demonstrates an excellent knack for creating epic, atmospheric music with his debut album Experimental Music

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General, 02 Mar 2009, 17:15

Jim Byrne - On These Dark Nights

There's something warmly familiar about the debut album from Glaswegian singer-songwriter Jim Byrne that resonates with me. Being a fan

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General, 19 Feb 2009, 10:06

The Mole - As High As The Sky

I discovered the debut album by Canadian Colin de la Plante aka The Mole in (at least) one end of year best-of list. Originally released

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General, 12 Feb 2009, 19:11

Octogen - Square Bells

Check out this very cool EP from Octogen (aka Glasgow producer Marco Bernardi). It's not really a pastiche of the Mike Oldfield classic Tubular Bells,

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General, 10 Oct 2007, 07:17

The Field - From Here We Go Sublime

The Field - From Here We Go Sublime Swedish artist Axel Willner describes his music as The Field as "somewhere between soundscapes and classic

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General, 05 May 2007, 17:44

Gotan Project - Lunatico

For those who know and love the debut album by Gotan Project, La Revancha Del Tango, you'll be pleased to hear that their new release, Lunatico

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General, 25 Apr 2006, 08:19

Infadels - We Are Not The Infadels

Pretty decent debut album of pop songs with a nod to the electro crowd and a high-five to the punk crowd and a wink to the ska crowd. They sound

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General, 11 Apr 2006, 09:46

Vice Watson - Moments in Time

A chilled out album which I can listen to it without thinking, which can be a very good thing on occasion. Warm luscious sounds. Vince is another

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General, 05 Apr 2006, 09:43

Ame - Ame

Ame come from Germany and record for the Sonar Kollektiv label. This, their debut album, was released in 2004

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General, 05 Apr 2006, 09:20

Boards of Canada - Music Has The Right To Children

First album I heard from BOC and I should have known it was a classic in the making

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General, 05 Apr 2006, 08:42

Alex Smoke - Paradolia

Quite a surprise this album. Having only heard the odd track beforehand and not being too impressed, this has turned out to be a rather spectacular

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General, 04 Apr 2006, 19:38

Ada - Blondie

Hugely underated album of melodic gems from Cologne-based singer-producer Michaela Dippel (aka Ada). If you listen to just one track from this album,

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General, 14 Feb 2006, 16:05

Annie - DJ Kicks

Quite strange selection of music on this DJ Kicks compilation by Annie but it surely defines her influences. Check out the weird opener "Rabbit

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General, 14 Feb 2006, 16:04

Booka Shade - Memento

Get Physical label mates of DJ T, Booka Shade produce a cool, sometimes hypnotic blend of beats. Memento is their debut, released in 2005

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General, 14 Feb 2006, 16:04

Cut Copy - Bright Like Neon Love

Cut Copy are another one of these electro-indie crossover bands. They're like Death Cab for Cutie and The House of Love with a touch of The Beach

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General, 14 Feb 2006, 16:02

DJ T - Boogie Playground

Thomas Koch aka DJ T is German. He co-founded the ultra-hip label Get Physical. Boogie Playground is his debut release in 2005 is chock full of

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General, 14 Feb 2006, 15:59

Eels - Blinking Lights and Other Revelations

Blinking Lights and Other Revelations by Eels is a slow grower and a classic in the making no less

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General, 14 Feb 2006, 15:58

Elektrochemie LK - Gold!

Difficult album to get into at first, which is usually a good sign. Elektrochemie hail from Germany and are lead by DJ / Producer Thomas Schumacher

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General, 14 Feb 2006, 15:57

Tiga - Sexor

Strong album. The eighties bent is what I like about Tiga. He reaches great pop heights with tracks like "High School" and "Brothers". I like it

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General, 14 Feb 2006, 15:12

Boards of Canada - Geogaddi

This is possibly my favourite album, it really is quite brilliant. And if I had to sum up concisely why I regard it so highly, I'd use the word

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General, 01 Jan 2006, 12:30

Elliott Smith - From a Basement on the Hill

Listening to "From a Basement on the Hill", the posthumous album from Elliott Smith, is an extremely emotional experience. Even without the prior

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General, 16 Nov 2004, 23:14

The Knife - Deep Cuts

If you haven't heard anything at all from The Knife, then I suggest that before you read any more of this review you visit The Knife website and

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General, 22 Oct 2004, 17:09
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