A very pleasant surprise came into my inbox today. From Azu Tiwaline’s Bandcamp site: Azu Tiwaline : It’s a new name for a new spirit. The one of a producer willing to find a new sound in her origins which take root in the Sahara and El Djerid region in the south of Tunisia. A sound from […]
The cover art grabbed my attention, I have to admit. This is one of those times where I probably would have passed this up without the shockingly surreal cover art and cheesy tune titles, but I’m glad I stopped by. Yeong Choi is a pianist, programmer and composer from Seoul, South Korea who puts up […]
Slovakia is producing all sorts of fine music. Dead Janitor is a fine case in point. From their Bandcamp page: Dead Janitor is the alter-ego for Slovak electronic technician Braňo Findrik. Over the past decade, he has steadily produced a series of digital releases leading to his debut Medusa LP for Urbsounds. With an arsenal […]
It’s a bit perplexing to think that Bryn Jones (a.k.a. Muslimgauze) has been dead for 20 years, and yet continues to ‘release’ music. He must have been far more prolific than anyone could ever have imagined. Thankfully, the quality of a good deal of this archival music has been excellent. Not everything holds up, but […]
Growing old isn’t fun, but techno legends Juan Atkins and Moritz von Oswald show how to do it, in a scene filled with hot young talent, with grace, style and incredible grooves. Piotr Orlov of the New York Times documents the duo’s continued mastery of techno here.
Nothing but mad respect for the Queen of tastemakers our of Beirut, Nadine Assaf, who always finds the choicest electronica. Polar Inertia offer a wonderfully minimalistic beat-oriented experience, something almost cosmic in scope. You can get a bit more about this French troupe here.
A new release from Stasis Recordings by house artist Louis Haiman. I’m no expert in regards to house music, but this track brought me back to Kraftwerk’s early minimalist catalog, sans vocals. Brilliant material to work with.