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Afterthoughts: Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto: TWO

Afterthoughts: Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto: TWO

Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto first collaborated on the 2002 record Vrioon, a subdued collection of minimalist electronic vignettes built…

Ivy Lab: 20/20 Vision

Ivy Lab: 20/20 Vision

Gove Kidao and J. Fogel were initially brought together by a shared affinity for music that hovers on the fringes…

Afterthoughts: Max Richter, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith & Jlin at The Barbican

Afterthoughts: Max Richter, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith & Jlin at The Barbican

Max Richter’s “Sounds & Visions” festival is a four-day event and “creative environment” co-curated by the composer alongside his partner…

Record of The Week: Björk – Arisen My Senses (Remixes)

Record of The Week: Björk – Arisen My Senses (Remixes)

Björk’s “Utopia” was a sweeping and beatific vision, a rapturous excursion into her own inner utopia, a sensuous world replete…

Record of the Week: Blue 01 – Tessela / Lanark Artefax (Whities)

Record of the Week: Blue 01 – Tessela / Lanark Artefax (Whities)

The latest heat coming in from the ever-experimental Whities camp, a Young Turks offshoot headed up by by NTS DJ and…

Review: Rezzett – ‘Rezzett’ (The Trilogy Tapes)

Review: Rezzett – ‘Rezzett’ (The Trilogy Tapes)

Rezzett’s music sounds like someone took the blueprints for techno and ran them through a broken industrial shredder. The texture…

Afterthoughts: Nils Frahm live at the Barbican

Afterthoughts: Nils Frahm live at the Barbican

Nils Frahm’s music is not known for its good humour. Moving from delicate, softly intoned piano studies to sweepingly ambient…

Review: Nils Frahm – ‘All Melody’

Review: Nils Frahm – ‘All Melody’

Nils Frahm’s creative output has been defined thus far by a handful of distinctive qualities: a penchant for sounds that…

Review: Mika Vainio, Ryoji Ikeda & Alva Noto – Live 2002

Review: Mika Vainio, Ryoji Ikeda & Alva Noto – Live 2002

Collaboration is never easy, especially between established artists with their own distinctive musical personalities. The process often yields mixed results; the…

Record of the Week: Gantz – Dying on Acid

Record of the Week: Gantz – Dying on Acid

Deep Medi are bringing us headlong into the new year with some of the most leftfield electronica they’ve released to…

Afterthoughts: Unsound Dislocation

Afterthoughts: Unsound Dislocation

The minds behind Poland’s Unsound have a reputation for bringing together visionary artists working at the forefront of experimentalism. The…

Review: Terekke – ‘Plant Age’

Review: Terekke – ‘Plant Age’

Terekke’s location is currently listed on Bandcamp as ‘The Bahamas’, and after listening to his recent LP Plant Age, it…

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