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"Galactic melt"

When talking about the music of Com Truise (one of the many pseudonyms of New Jersey designer/musician Seth Haley), the nostalgia bit inevitably comes up, so let’s get that out of the way. After his Cyanide Sisters EP, remixes for artists like Twin Shadow, Neon Indian and Daft Punk, Truise’s first LP, will finally enter brainspaces this summer.
[ file under: dub synth step ] nulla di nuovo sotto il sole...cdalso available in LP


A Winged Victory For The Sullen is the first installment of the new collaboration between Stars Of The Lid member Adam Wiltzie and L.A. composer Dustin O’Halloran. The self-titled debut album of A Winged Victory For The Sullen will be released on September 12 2011 via Erased Tapes Records.
[ file under: contemporary sounds ]
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Former London girl-about-town Margaret Dygas is treading carefully. After falling into the electronic music scene via a stint running the door of London’s quick-lived Home nightclub, the Polish-born, US-raised DJ became a regular at key underground minimal and techno nights across the UK.
[ file under: deep electro ]
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"Ambient selections"

Delsin is proud to present this "Best Of Ambient" compilation by one of their all-time electronic music heroes John Beltran. 16 tracks presented on triple vinyl and cd, including 'Collage Of Dreams' as featured on HBO's Six Feet Under series and other material from his sought after albums originally released on Peacefrog and R&S and more. With extensive liner notes from the artist himself.
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"As pleat"

Fourcolor is the solo project of Keiichi Sugimoto (Minamo, Filfla) and should be well known to the 12k audience with his two previous releases, Air Curtain (2004) and Letter of Sounds (2006) both highly regarded and now out of print, which established him as one of the label’s leading roster figures.
[ file under: glitches ]
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"Camera 707"

Alex Cortiz: "Hi peeps. My new album Camera 707 is out now. It's a mix of cool downtempo, lazy bossa, gentle breakin beats, beachy sounds, dubby jazz and chill uptempo."
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His sixth full-length to date, following releases on Autoplate, City Centre Offices and Genesungswerk and appearances on no less than four Kompakt Pop Ambient compilations, Nostalgia is billed as a continuation of his 2005 classic Herbstlaub, and as a meditation on desire, rebellion and immortality.
[ file under: electronica ] nulla di nuovo sotto il

"Cabaret cixous"

Maria Minerva made a bit of a splash in the past year with a handful of limited cassettes, and a 12" on Not Not Fun's more dance-conscious 100% Silk imprint; she now offers up her debut CD/LP on Not Not Fun proper, and it mostly fulfills the promises hinted at on those prior releases.
[ file under: euro pop ]
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After the Pruitt Igoe EP, Kangding Ray returns with his third album for Raster-Noton, pushing further his explorations on the edge of digital and analog sounds. With OR, Kangding Ray continues to blur the borders between experimental and bass music.
[ file under: basi channel ] nulla di nuovo sotto il


Heatwave, the brand new album by Sven Van Hees is probably the number one contestant for "soundtrack to the summer of 2011"! Sven takes us on another blissful journey of Deephouse, Afro Beat, Dub and Cosmic Soul.
[ file under: downtempo ] nulla di nuovo sotto il sole...cdalso available in LP


Sublime dub techno album from prolific young producer, Martin Schulte for the Tokyo-based Lantern Record label. Deepchord's Rod Modell is a big fan of this album, which says it all, really. Packaged in gatefold card slipcase.
[ file under: minimal dub ]
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"Within and without"

Washed Out is the operational alias for Atlanta, GA’s Ernest Greene and on July 12th, Sub Pop Records released the first Washed Out full-length, Within and Without, recorded with Ben Allen, who, among a great many other things, produced Animal Collective, Gnarls Barkley and Deerhunter.
[ file under: dub synth step ]
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"Re: ECM"

For fans of modern electronic music, this album is something to get excited about. The august and universally revered ECM imprint has granted the highly noted electronic music composers, Ricardo Villalobos and Max Loderbauer, access to their vaults for what is effectively their first ever alliance with remixes and electronic music in general.
[ file under: ecm recomposed by ]
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2011 album from the Scottish singer/songwriter. Poignant, ethereal and magical, with a deep emotional undertow of unrequited love, the album nails everything people have always said about Astrid. If Joni Mitchell had looked into the future when she was about to record Blue and absorbed the influence of Talk Talk, it might well have come out sounding like pared-back currents of Pulse - a haunting intensity of uplifting light and space.
[ file under: dub synth step ]
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Dedication, Zomby's debut LP for 4AD, resolves to explore this side of his music a little more fully. Recorded in tribute "to someone much loved and missed", it is a far more subtle collection than …In '92. Natalia's Song, with its yearning synth and cut-up vocal line, is reminiscent of Burial, but throws in a wildcard of gentle, minor-key piano.
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San Francisco's Wooden Shjips have made more headway on this side of the Atlantic than most, with a slightly more conventional, even earthbound variant. This third album was even mastered (though not produced) by former Spaceman, Sonic Boom; yet, ironically, it's their first record really to transcend that influence.
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"Oil & gold"

Oil & Gold, the third full-length Shriekback album, is widely considered the band's best. Released in 1985 on Island Records, Oil & Gold saw the band metamorphose from contemplative to rocking. Oil & Gold is the bridge between the old trio of Barry Andrews, Carl Marsh, and Dave Allen, and the new vehicle for Andrews alone. This enhanced edition comes with a newly remastered bonus disc for B-Sides - some never before released on CD - as well as a booklet with new notes.
[ file under: indietronica ]


808 State have a new greatest hits –or greatest bits in ZTT- speak. The compilation will included revisited reversions of In Yer Face, Timebomb, Cobra Bora, Nimbus, and 606 along with rare remixes and two brand new tracks: Metaluna and Spanish Ice. This is due for release on 19th September 2011 and forms number 20 in the ZTT/Salvo ElementSeries.
[ file under: balearic ]

"Taste / Perfect needle Ep"

Reissue of the classic debut album by this legendary UK noise/space rock band. 'Taste' was originally released in 1989 on What Goes On and reached #5 on the UK Indie Chart. The CD version includes The Perfect Needle EP as bonus (reached #9 on the UK Indie Chart).
[ file under: shoegaze ]
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"Johnny Yesno redux"

Mute announce the release of a box set of music and film, comprising the original Johnny Yesno film, a new re-imagining of the film alongside 140 minutes of bonus material and 2 CDs including new mixes by Richard H. Kirk plus exclusive tracks. Peter Care’s controversial short film, ‘Johnny YesNo’, was made in 1979. Its original soundtrack, recorded and produced by Cabaret Voltaire, was released as an album two years later.
[ file under: wave soundtrack ]


Vogue cover model turned singer-songwriter Rosie Vela’s 1986 one and only album, finally re-mastered and reissued on its 25th Anniversary. Produced by longtime Steely Dan collaborator Gary Katz, Zazu reunited band members Walter Becker (on guitar) and Donald Fagen (on keys) to work together for the first time after a six year hiatus. Long unavailable in Europe and US, early CD pressings of Zazu has become highly sought-after by fans and will appeal to both Steely Dan completists and fans of Vela who sent the album into the UK Top 20 on its original release.
[ file under: the model ]
"Gonna get you"

The first time on CD for the second album by British jazz-funk / electro group Freeez. Originally released in 1983, Gonna Get You was produced by electro musician and DJ Arthur Baker then known for his work with Afrika Bambaataa & Soul Sonic Force and later to remix the like of New Order and Pet Shop Boys. Gonna Get You includes one of the major dance successes of the whole first wave electro movement I.O.U.. This deluxe expanded two-disc edition includes the original eight track album, a 13 minute album megamix and a bonus disc of remixes, edits and B-sides. Over 140 minutes of music in total!
[ file under: roland tr-808 ]