2011 Archive

  • receiver. was created early in early 2002 under the name "Floppy Disk" by Jonny Darko, In early 2007, Floppy Disk suffered a major computer crash losing all music written the past five years. It was decided instead of trying to continue with all new music that a new project would be started. In 2007 receiver. was born

    Never Mind E.B.M., Here’s receiver.: an interview with Jonny Darko.

    receiver. was created early in early 2002 under the name "Floppy Disk" by Jonny Darko, In early 2007, Floppy Disk suffered a major computer crash losing all music written the past five years. It was decided instead of trying to continue with all new music that a new project would be started. In 2007 receiver. was born

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  • Music by Access To Arasaka with words and vocals by Jamie Blacker. Taken from the upcoming album “Geosynchron”.

    Access To Arasaka “Lysithea”

    Music by Access To Arasaka with words and vocals by Jamie Blacker. Taken from the upcoming album “Geosynchron”.

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  • It is hard to highlight any of the tracks from this album, as it is a uniquely amazing experience of auditory pleasure, especially for those who are synth fetishists.

    Ian Boddy & Parallel Worlds – Exit Strategy

    It is hard to highlight any of the tracks from this album, as it is a uniquely amazing experience of auditory pleasure, especially for those who are synth fetishists.

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  • All in all, "Avenger" is easily one of the must-have albums of 2011, ready to take on the newfound mainstream interest as well as keep the older followers of Hecq’s work pleased. Highly recommended.

    Hecq – Avenger

    All in all, "Avenger" is easily one of the must-have albums of 2011, ready to take on the newfound mainstream interest as well as keep the older followers of Hecq’s work pleased. Highly recommended.

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  • Available through Bandcamp, these compilations feature work by a variety of international artists, ranging from the obscure to the better known, such as Lucidstatic and Pandora's Black Book (obviously), Tapage, Human Error, Mangadrive, NXV, SE, Yura Yura, Access To Arasaka, Famine, Dirk Geiger, Iammynewt, Millipede, Displacer, Valvegod, Tokee and others.

    Free(-ish) releases: CRL Studios

    Available through Bandcamp, these compilations feature work by a variety of international artists, ranging from the obscure to the better known, such as Lucidstatic and Pandora's Black Book (obviously), Tapage, Human Error, Mangadrive, NXV, SE, Yura Yura, Access To Arasaka, Famine, Dirk Geiger, Iammynewt, Millipede, Displacer, Valvegod, Tokee and others.

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  • *Mille Plateaux is a label for experimental electronic music. Genres like Clickhop, Glitch, Clicks & Cuts etc. were largely influenced (and named) if not formed by the label.

    Mille Plateaux: an interview with Marcus Gabler

    *Mille Plateaux is a label for experimental electronic music. Genres like Clickhop, Glitch, Clicks & Cuts etc. were largely influenced (and named) if not formed by the label.

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  •  "24" is the fourth release by Mars Wellink as (ad)VANCE(d) and one he can be very proud of. The cover and vinyl are wonderful and the music triggers the brain over and over again.

    (ad)VANCE(d) – 24

    "24" is the fourth release by Mars Wellink as (ad)VANCE(d) and one he can be very proud of. The cover and vinyl are wonderful and the music triggers the brain over and over again.

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  • Despite that the production and music are both of good quality, everything on “Circumbaikal” seems too short. It is as if each track calls it quits before it really has a chance to get off the ground.

    Flint Glass & Arx Kaeli – Circumbaikal

    Despite that the production and music are both of good quality, everything on “Circumbaikal” seems too short. It is as if each track calls it quits before it really has a chance to get off the ground.

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  • To be honest, if you’re not a fan of the style, this record will feel boring and empty. Even when compared to some other acts in the genre it’s fairly boring. However, it has that rare subtle, calculated brilliancy to it that only a few acts, such as Kammarheit or Tholen, can pull off: this is minimal dark ambient done properly.

    New Risen Throne – Loneliness of Hidden Structures

    To be honest, if you’re not a fan of the style, this record will feel boring and empty. Even when compared to some other acts in the genre it’s fairly boring. However, it has that rare subtle, calculated brilliancy to it that only a few acts, such as Kammarheit or Tholen, can pull off: this is minimal dark ambient done properly.

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  • The big question is if the release has the quality you expect, and the answer is that it even goes beyond your expectation. On two CDs a very good overview is created with several hard-to-find tracks as well as never-before-released outtakes from live performances.

    Voice of Eye – Anthology Two 1992-1996

    The big question is if the release has the quality you expect, and the answer is that it even goes beyond your expectation. On two CDs a very good overview is created with several hard-to-find tracks as well as never-before-released outtakes from live performances.

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