From the Bandcamp article, which can be found here: Russian techno is stylistically varied—from ultra industrial to sleazy disco, hazy cassette labels to crisp and urbane house. But often there’s a moodiness, an underlying bleakness to the sound that feels like it’s channeling a harsher Soviet past. Certainly, experimentation is rife, and “live”-ness is important—musicians …
John Tejada is, by far, one of the most creative techno composers operating today. Certainly among the best in the United States.
Sara Ayers is an electronic musician from England whose works deserve a heavy reappraisal, considering she’s almost forgotten out of England and maybe Germany.
vivienxo is a Finnish musician who does ‘dreampop’. I have no idea what the genre really is, but there’s a lovely, muffled sound to it that reminds me of old 80s dreampop that I’m familiar with, such as bands like Dream Academy. Definitely worth investigating further.
Precisely what the doctor ordered for such a dark, gloomy day outside. Luke Vibert (Mr. Wagon Christ himself) offers up some dark, jazzy down-tempo music to enjoy.
Truly one of the best artists working in Macedonia, Novogradska has a decade’s worth of amazing work in electronic music, indie and soundtrack work for the legendary film director Milcho Manchevksi.
My friend Christopher (a.k.a. The Diplomatic Core) is a tunesmith par excellence. He’s constantly reworking material, forging some very groovy beats in the process. Follow his work on Soundcloud here.
A novel idea! I never thought to look for podcasts via Youtube, but it makes perfect sense. Samuli Kemppi is a Finnish techno artists unafraid to experiment with electronic music under his own name rather than under a heap of aliases. He’s also a DJ for Basso Radio, and this podcast gives a good demonstration …
For years, I had a crush on Róisín Murphy, singer of Moloko. That ended, to a degree, when she went solo, as little she’s done since Moloko’s breakup has moved me as much as this material did (and still does).
Andrea Parker produces something I hate calling trip-hop, as it seems so limiting. She’s on another plane in the world of electronica. Track Listing: 1. 0:00 peripheral vision 2. 3:07 avocado drive 3. 6:16 control freak 4. 10:13 crash mat 5. 15:45 vector mode 6. 19:24 nuva beat 7. 24:20 troublesome 8. 26:00 digital domain …