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"Wysing forest"
Four years of slow-burning success on from the rolling primal rhythms and joyous arpeggios of his 2010 debut album Holkham Drones, Luke Abbott makes a bold return to the Border Community with his sublime second album offering Wysing Forest.
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Alvvays are two women, three men, a crate of C-86 tapes and a love of jingle-jangle. Molly Rankin and Kerri MacLellan grew up as next-door neighbours in Cape Breton, lifting fiddles and folk-songs. Heartbreaks of different shades soon entered their lives, as did the music of Teenage Fanclub and Belle & Sebastian.
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"After forever"
Dutch label Dekmantel release the debut full-length album from New Jersey producer and DJ Joey Anderson. Entitled After Forever, the album is the natural next step for a producer who has turned out plenty of deep and intriguing techno EPs over the last couple of years. Every track on the album has its own take on my personality, my mentality musically and my vision of off-dancefloor music, says Joey.
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"Model of you"
Cloud Boat are back with their second album following last year's critically acclaimed Book Of Hours debut. One listen to Model Of You tells you that Cloud Boat are not the same band they were 12 months ago. Richer, heavier, more adventurous. The man charged with helping Cloud Boat navigate this new course is Andy Savours, the English producer who has worked with the pair's favourite bands such as My Bloody Valentine, Sigur Ros and The Horrors.
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"Sketches from an island"
Mark Barrott's Sketches From An Island compresses this Balearic heartbeat into nine warm gems which paint a picture of the island, the people and the magnetic beauty that pulses through it. Recorded in Ibiza's northern hills using weird percussion, some slide guitars and a few borrowed synths, it's a melodic and mysterious representation of a place seeped in a rich and rebellious history.
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"The chill out album"
Coco, Steel & Lovebomb last got together in 1994 to make an album for Warp Records called It. 20 years later, on mid summers day, the enigmatic trio return with The Chillout Album, a kind of homage to 90s chillout rooms and lost weekends at festivals. The tracks were made in a series of late night sessions in various south London studios under the heavy influence of many crackly vinyl spins of classic albums by Eno, KLF and Laraaji. This is 44 minutes and 44 seconds of melodies and grooves interwoven with found sound and analogue noise, making one long, immersive piece that demands repeat listening.
[ file under: KLF ]
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When the Raster-Noton label's Olaf Bender (aka Byetone) and Carsten Nicolai (Alva Noto) formed Diamond Version, the experimental techno producers had been associated for several years but they hadn't recorded as a duo. Rather than release their material on Raster-Noton, they signed with Daniel Miller's higher-profile Mute label. From September 2012 through May 2013, Bender and Nicolai issued five numbered EPs of pared-down, muscular techno. This is the album.
[ file under: transgressions ]
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"To beat"
Picking up right where the last track on the previous Coh release Retro-2038 left off, the new album is focused on the use of beats within the similar aesthetics. While most of the previous Coh records openly shy away from accentuated beat structures and instead build up their rhythmical content by layering waves and pulses, every track on To beat is padded with just that - beats.
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"Stay gold"
Third studio album by the Swedish indie folk duo. Featuring the singles 'My Silver Lining' and 'Cedar Lane' the album debuted at #11 in the UK Albums Chart.
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That Fauns named a song after the peak year of shoegaze's first wave says a lot about where they're coming from. The Bristol, England-based group's self-titled, self-produced, and self-released debut album showcases their skill at modernizing dream pop's classic sounds. Fauns' beautiful melodies and Alison Garner's inviting vocals create a more assured and sensuous atmosphere than many of the band's contemporaries, especially on My Bloody Valentine. 2014 2Cd reissue.
[ file under: shoegaze ]
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A super disco project to celebrate Far Out Recordings 20th year, recorded in Rio de Janeiro & finished in London, made with love by Far Out’s Favourite artists including the late legend Roberto Bertrami, Alex Malheiros & many of Rio’s finest musicians & includes a full orchestra. This project has demanded a huge production effort, therefore it has taken a long time for this album to be put together. The album comes with a bonus of remixers by Theo Parrish, Mark Pritchard, the legend of disco John Morales and Luca Trevisi among others.
[ file under: far out disco ]
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"The phoenix"
Superb sci-fi soul moods & grooves from Philly's Fhloston Paradigm, aka deep house/jazz/hip hop legend King Britt. After escalating anticipation since his widely acclaimed Chasing Rainbows EP, Britt allows space to fully immerse in his vision of a futurist sound-world on The Phoenix, drawing us into a gauzily impressionistic yet exquisitely detailed sphere of celestial soul sirens, frayed techno and hi-tech jazz motifs traversing orbital styles of UR, Sun Ra, Vangelis and Theo Parrish.
[ file under: afro-futurism ]
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After nearly 20 years of service at the forefront of the international electronic dance community, the legendary Icelandic band commands an impressive amount of followers and rightly so. Now, the core crew of Birgir Thorarinsson, Daníel Ágúst, Högni Egilsson and Stephan Stephensen returns with new masterpiece Mexico: a hugely satisfying follow-up to past exploits and another step into the future of anthemic pop music.
[ file under: scando-nova ]
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Deluxe, Limited gatefold edition with exclusive bonus 7" plus 4 x 12" art inserts by Jesse Kanda, printed reading magnifier and download code redeemable from the label** 2014's most anticipated release is finally in our grubby mitts, marking a new pinnacle of R&B/pop composition. Helmed by the visionary singer, producer, writer, multi-instrumentalist and dancer Tahliah Barnett.
[ file under: trippy soul ]
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"Feast of the broken heart"
It’s back to 1989 for this amazing Acid House collection featuring vocals by John Grant – Daily Star
Heartbreaks and 808s near a perfect balance between chart-ready house and the flouncy electro-pop/ Italo disco image H&LA have nurtured. CLASH 8/10
[ file under: deep house ] nulla di nuovo sotto il sole...cdalso available in LP

"The many dimensions of"
This collection of recordings by Richard H Kirk contains the three albums for the first time on CD. CD 1-Richard H kirk-Reality is Opposite (guitars, breakbeats, electronics and digital interference in the sound of insurrection.) Cd 2- Orchestra Terrestrial-Umladen (classical analogue mood music) Cd 3-Richard H Kirk and the Arpeggio 13-Anonymized (minimalist analogue arpeggio workouts) All three albums were recorded between October 2010 and December 2011 as cities around the world were in turmoil. Richard H Kirk is a cofounder and now sole member of electronic music pioneers Cabaret Voltaire and last year celebrated 40 years as an audio/visual artist.
[ file under: cabaret voltaire ]
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"What is this heart?"
Tom Krell gets a makeover upgrade on his plush 3rd album as How To Dress Well. Building his business relationship with Domino's Weird World sublabel, his sound here uncannily bridges airbrushed R&B production, lo-fi indie pop and wistful Americana styles over twelve songs oscillating between defiantly robust and achingly delicate.
[ file under: alternative r&b. ]
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"Car and freezer"
More information was released about Eiko Ishibashi`s original album Car and freezer being released for the first time since her world debut from Drag City, the prestigious Label of Chicago. The sale of a combination of two pieces, one sung with the Japanese lyric written by Kenta Maeno and the other, English lyric written by herself with a totally different content is also attention attracting. Produced by Jim 'oRourke.
[ file under: pop in japan ]
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"Comet, come to me"
Comet, Come to Me, boldly begins here with a cold-blooded update of Whodini's Friends that swirls and pierces. It sets the tone for 11 originals that are largely subdued but fraught with assorted forms of heartache and internal discomfort. Backed mostly by superhuman drummer Earl Harvin and long-term keyboardist Jebin Bruni, with less frequent contributions from Chris Bruce, My Brightest Diamond, Amp Fiddler, and Doyle Bramhall, among others, the album plays out like a continuation of Devil's Halo and 2011's Weather, with well-defined and uncluttered songs that have subtle and artful touches and twists.
[ file under: comfort woman ]
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"Reality testing"
The hyper-chromatic music of Matt Cutler marks him out as a true impressionist; as Lone, he drizzles brightly coloured melody through his tracks with all the reflexive skill of a master painter daubing inks and pigment across paper. On Cutler's fifth Lone album, Reality Testing, released on R&S, he sends notes and chords rippling delicately into space before allowing them to disperse, each oozing beautifully away into the background fabric of the music.
[ file under: warp sounds ]
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Low Roar is a response to the unknown; a vivid portrait of those life-altering moments stained with equal parts hope and melancholy. Project of Ryan Karazija, formerly of Audrye Sessions (Black Seal), Low Roar is the incarnation of change, atmosphere, and loneliness after a move from San Francisco, California to Reykjavík, Iceland.
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Werk Discs' Moiré, patterns a unique fusion of leftfield House and Techno with debut album, Shelter. Sounding out somewhere between Carl Craig's erogenous house and the psychedelic zones of Actress, it occupies an unstable, shifty mid-ground, in flux between tiered layers of classic analogue synths, tape machines and drum computers.
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