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 …
Though Markus Popp’s Oval is best known for his glitchy compositions, he’s been branching into rather sublime, Brazilian-inflected pop music as well. Lovely stuff. His back catalog is 50% for the time being over at Bandcamp as well. Now’s a good time to stock up on his work.
Mark Van Hoen made quite a name for himself recording under the monicker Locust during the 1990s. This recordings in this archival album show how much he developed his sound.
Imagine a Japanese Tina Turner clone singing on top of a muffled, claustrophobia-inducing drum & bass track upholding a 60s soul groove. This is the glorious mess Thomas Gerendás and his collaborators have made.
From our friends at diNMachine Records: The Opposites of Unity VINYL is now shipping Shortly available at Record Grouch, Rough Trade Records etc. “…takes listeners on what at first appears to be a disjointed exploration of noise. But with a little deeper effort, the complexities of sound clearly come together…” Indieminded Pressed at Gotta Groove Records Mastered at Saff Mastering Produced …
Dark, scratchy, and feverishly creepy. This is the hallucinatory soundscape of Klara Lewis, an amazing artist recording for Editions Mego, one of Austria’s coolest weirdo-electronica labels.
Ad Astra is a project of Zane O’Brien, one of the most creative minds working in electronic music today. This release is one of the better experimental electronic releases I’ve heard in quite some time.
Mulla Ei Oo Aavistustakaan Mitä Tää Kaikki Paska Suomeksi Tarkoittaa by Jönsson Tõll & Mauno Koivisto Two identities, one artist. Jönsson Tõll is a composer who is based out of Portugal. This release features some of his own work, plus more under his working monicker, Mauno Koivisto. Of of the most beautifully bleak techno albums I’ve …
Finland’s Pan Sonic break out an ultra-minimalist beat that reminds me of a some fine drumming.
https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/album=1441119715/size=large/bgcol=333333/linkcol=0f91ff/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ Tonight at one minute to Midnight (BST) the Woob Album ‘DEATH BY COIN-OP’ will become the undead and will no longer available to buy with only its certificate remaining. via Woob – DEATH BY COIN-OP Undead Countdown — Season 9