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"Departed glories"

Biosphere has released many albums to date including Substrata voted the greatest ambient album of all time on the Hyperreal website and has collaborated with Higher Intelligence Agency, Deathprod, Pete Namlook and Bel Canto.
His 12th album Departed Glories is his first in almost five years and marks a new deal with the Oslo independent label Smalltown Supersound. On the cover is a photo of the Russian landscape taken more than a hundred years ago.

[ file under: electronica ]
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"9th of nine hearts"

An enchanting journey through nine responses to love, Banco de Gaia’s ninth studio album arrives at a time when the world needs it more than many of us may realise. Featuring special guest artists, from Pink Floyd’s Dick Parry, Zero 7’s Sophie Barker, The The’s James Eller and No-Man’s Tim Bowness, The 9th of Nine Hearts is a celebration of the spark in all of us: the concept of love itself.
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"Random textures + Compulsion"

Factory Benelux presents Random Textures, a new instrumental album by cult Manchester group Crispy Ambulance, now issued as a double CD set with 2015 album Compulsion included as a bonus disc. Companion disc Compulsion was originally issued in a limited edition of 500 vinyl copies to mark Record Store Day in 2015.
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Pritimitives is the 2016 debut full-length album from Austin-based producer Bayonne. Featuring lush compositions made from looped sounds, Primitives is minimal electronic music at its best. Bayonne was selected as one of Bob Boilen's 10 discoveries at CMJ 2015.
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"Phase zero"

Topanga Canyon singer/songwriter/producer Morgan Delt is often spoken of in the same breath as Ty Segall and Thee Oh Sees, and while there’s certainly some pysch-rock overlap between their record collections, Delt’s Sub Pop debut Phase Zero never gets quite as loud or swaggering as those acts often do.
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"Channel the spirits"

Channel The Spirits is a starburst galaxy, a journey through the outer reaches of the cosmos. Over twelve tracks, our fearless stargazers evoke the ghosts of bold experimentalists such as Sun Ra, Funkadelic and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, reanimate them through twenty-first century technology and send them off hotstepping into the greatest party the universe has seen. Here is the universe in a microcosm; the life-force distilled down to its raw essence: sex and dancing. The rhythm of life.
[ file under: electronica ]
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Foreverland, the long awaited new album from The Divine Comedy, is out now and available in Cd, Deluxe Cd and on vinyl. The Deluxe version features a studio recording of In May, Neil Hannon and Frank Alva Buecheler’s acclaimed chamber opera. In May explores the relationship between a dying son and his absent father through a series of letters. Sung by Neil Hannon, with string quintet and piano.

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"Sea is never full"

The origin of this collaboration began two months prior to the Fukushima disaster in Japan. Dakota Suite had been touring Japan with their friends from the Japanese band called ‘vampillia’ and had been in several coastal locations in Wakayama as well as places near to Fukushima. The tsunami was very upsetting for Chris Hooson and David Buxton from Dakota Suite who then set about making music to reflect this overwhelming sadness and loss for Japan.
[ file under: contemporary ambient ]
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"False readings on"

False Readings On is the new album from renowned experimental composer, Eluvium. Its creation was originally inspired by themes of cognitive dissonance in modern society. Sounding like an orchestra ceaselessly performing even as it sinks beneath an ocean of distortions and tape noise with the occasional operatic voice piercing the surface.
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The Berlin-based producer's sixth LP, originally named Casa, has been retitled Valor, which translates to courage in Spanish. "This album is a personal journey through motherhood and pregnancy as an artist. My life took an 180-degree turn after my first son was born in 2014. I was labelled a high risk, and with the new pregnancy again in 2015 with my younger boy I was ordered to stay in bed for more than three months. My husband built a studio for me in the corner of our bedroom, he took care of everything and I just tried to stay as quiet as possible. Every little pain or movement I dreaded losing my son."
[ file under: deep house ]
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Golden Globe-winning and Oscar and Grammy-nominated composer Jóhann Jóhannsson’s first album for Deutsche Grammophon is a meditation on beauty and the process of creation.
[ file under: contemporary ]
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After two critically acclaimed EPs, Flyying Colours are set to release their debut album ‘Mindfullness’ in September on Club AC30. Residing in a dream-world that sits somewhere between psych, indie, grunge and shoegaze, the Australian band’s beautifully dynamic new offering showcases their talent for uniting a delicate vocal melody with a satisfying thick wall of abrasive drums and guitars.
[ file under: dream pop ]
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"Sunlit youth"

Between their 2010 debut Gorilla Manor and 2013’s Hummingbird, Local Natives garnered a reputation in the indie landscape: dependable, gratifying, though not the most innovative. On Gorilla Manor, their cinematic emotions and soaring harmonies referenced the National’s slow-burning sweep and Fleet Foxes’ wide-eyed, bucolic tumble. With Hummingbird, Local Natives grew up with a more meditative album.
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"Blood bitch"

The Norwegian avant-gardist’s most atmospheric and filmic album draws on several traditions: vampire movies, the cross-hairs of art and pop, and the lineage of artwork made of menstrual blood.
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After a 4 year break North Sea Radio Orchestra return with their fourth album. Dronne contains all the elements that have made North Sea Radio Orchestra special to their fans and wholly unique in British music; the ability to produce beautiful music, the combination of large-scale instrumentals with smaller pieces and songs, the beautiful voice of Sharron Fortnam and the ability to marry disparate influences (Britten, Vaughan-Williams, Cardiacs, early Kraftwerk etc), all wrapped up in a very English/Northern European harmonic and melodic language.
[ file under: folklassical ]
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"Slow knife"

Kuedo’s is a sound reared on a steady diet of imported US, UK and Japanese sci-fi - from the True Detective and Ghost In The Shell scores to Mica Levi’s Under the Skin OST - and filtered thru the sensibilities of classic electronica in a Berlin studio; sincerely and skilfully distilling all the best, cheesiest (read: most affective) elements of each style and place in pursuit of a prescient vision which has lit up the scene ever since his early work with Vex’d.
[ file under: planet mu ]
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Otherwise known as Martin Jenkins, Pye Corner Audio has been taking inspiration from classic synth soundtracks and library music since 2010. Stasis is the producer’s second for UK hauntology outpost Ghost Box after 2012’s Sleep Games, which took inspiration from John Carpenter and Italo horror soundtracks.
Ghost Box hasn’t revealed much about the 14-track album apart from the artwork, accompanied by quotes from sci-fi authors Arthur C. Clarke and Ursula K. Le Guin taken from 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Lathe of Heaven.

[ file under: new electronica ]
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'Mare' is Christian Loeffler's second studio album and follows in a similar vein to his self-released debut, 'A Forest'. However a key difference is that while his first album was heavily sample-based, 'Mare' is much more organic, in which nearly every sound and every instrument is self-recorded. Many of the album's ideas are based on field-recordings taken from the surroundings.
[ file under: new electronica ]
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"Escape hatch"

Seahawks return with their deepest album to date. A masterful blend of Berlin-School electronics and post ECM New Age fusion. Finis Africae meets Harold Budd downtown.
Escape Hatch is the fourth studio album by Seahawks, recorded over the last 18 months and drawing inspiration from Innovative Communications Berlin School electronics, ECM and Windham Hill releases by the likes of Mark Isham, Jan Garbarek and Interior and the New Age synth sounds of Iasos, Deuter and William Aura.
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Robert Henke presents VLSI under his Monolake alias. In the late 1970s, a series of significant enhancements in technology further accelerated the evolution of the digital age. Graphical interfaces, networked computers and new software tools allowed the design and manufacturing of integrated circuits with tens of thousands of functions on one chip; a process called Very Large Scale Integration - VLSI.
[ file under:minimal ]
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"Mirror breathing"

Manchester-based duo Shield Patterns return with a new album. Entitled Mirror Breathing follows on from the critically acclaimed debut album Contour Lines in 2014.
Where it’s predecessors took a more stark, electronic and processed approach, Mirror Breathing is an altogether warmer, more cinematic record. The cello of guest collaborator Julia Kent (Antony & the Johnsons / The Leaf Label) introduces a new element and a new energy to the sound, pulling the songs into a more symphonic form.
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Off World 1 resists easy categorization: not ambient “easy listening”, not strictly “improvised”, not “retro” – but eccentrically absorbing and soothingly mischievous electronic instrumentals, where vintage synthesizers and drum machines bubble and lurch, testing boundaries of melody and structure, with occasional accents from traditional/acoustic instrumentation.
[ file under: constellation ]
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"Golden sings that have been sung"

The preceding years have been extraordinary for Ryley Walker. In March, his second album, Primrose Green, emerged to critical hosannas from the likes of Uncut and Mojo, earning admiration of musicians who had chalked up no shortage of turntable miles in Walker's life. Robert Plant declared himself a fan as did double-bass legend Danny Thompson. A sprawling tour of the USA around Primrose Green presented a perfect chance to workshop ideas for what would eventually become his third studio album, Golden Sings That Have Been Sung.
[ file under: indie folk ]
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"Arc angel"

Arc Angel is the third Planetary Assault Systems, an alias Slater has been using since the early '90s album on the Berlin imprint following 2009's Temporary Suspension and 2011's The Messenger.
For Arc Angel, Slater reportedly focuses on the melodic side of techno. Ostgut says the record "is a postmodernist, non-comfortist techno album first and foremost, catering as much for club contexts as for accessibility in new melodic terms.
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"Running out of love"

Running Out of Love is the fourth album by The Radio Dept. and will be released on October 21, 2016. Their first LP since 2010's Clinging to a Scheme, Running Out of Love was delayed by a legal battle with their record label Labrador and inspired by "life in Sweden in 2016".
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Jordan has delivered a record that continues to push personal and societal boundaries, a visionary journey through groove based soul, jazz and hip-hop with hints of psychedelia and afro percussive rhythms. Written and recorded in his new adopted home of London, Cloak is a scintillating and timeless debut drawing influence and inspiration from the discovery of meditation, the separation from ego and a personal conversation with self.
[ file under: new soul ]
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"Plays the music of Twin Peaks"

Australia’s Gallery of Modern Art commissioned Xiu Xiu to reinterpret the music from Twin Peaks for their David Lynch: Between Two Worlds exhibition. Since then, the band has performed select concerts all over the globe culminating in a proper studio album of the compositions.
[ file under: covers album ]
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