Articles By: Bassitta Ray

Ruxpin :: We Become Ravens (n5MD)

IDM formulas on a soft bed of synths and a sobering hint of odd sounds from nature and the subconscious. A great connection between electronic and analog elements, offering nothing but a colorful production on a winding path. Iceland’s Ruxpin (aka Jónas Thór Guðmundsson) presents his latest for n5MD titled We Become Ravens. The whole album is as […]

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Axiome :: L’Avenir Est Un Cerf Teint ‎(Ant-Zen)

Not short on drama, there’s a theme that transports the listener requiring a powerful and demanding high-quality sound system meant to enjoy with large crowds. L’Avenir Est Un Cerf Teint ‎by Axiome (aka Cedrik Fermont and Olivier Moreau) is released on German label Ant-Zen and was developed over the past two years. It reveals multi-layered […]

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Aidan Baker :: Dualism (Midira)

Through drone, primal elements and a progressive rock spirit Dualism turns psychically deep with Aidan’s own recording of guitar, bass and drums. The far blow of heavy breathing, winds in deep night, suspense in many thoughts and dimensions, the heart races, slowly looking for a cradle of peace. The far horn is blown, suspensions in time […]

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Randomform :: Furtherfield (Detroit Underground)

A baffling foray into otherworldly electronic distortion spanning an hours worth of bewildered experimentation. Sorin Paun, better known as Randomform (and a few other alias’) reveals Furtherfield for Detroit Underground, an ordered, determined, deep and dark exp-electro full length. Combining rhythmic, underground noise, some drama with aliens sounds, rotational movement and dramatic sweeps, Furtherfield can […]

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Datacrashrobot :: Inline Expansion EP (Bass Agenda)

Beats breaking, lasers beaming and noise bitten glimpse-melodies reveal themselves in dubby dark-knit matter. Datacrashrobot is an electro/experimental project of Sorin Paun that started at the beginning of 2008. Sorin has worked under many names and is a highly visual musician/artist that also goes under the name Randomform which recently released Furtherfield on Detroit Underground. […]

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Ilkae :: Array / Decay (Inpuj)

Array / Decay is an internal mind space inside a cyber existence with hazy human elements, emotion and a lot of effervescent repetitive patterns. This release from Ilkae—released on Inpuj, a collective of free music makers created by Proswell and Emit/Kmkrebs and now reanimated by Aaon Munson aka Ilkae—is an ambient exploration of abstract concepts […]

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Hecq :: Conversions (Ad Noiseam)

A beautiful expression of discipline and freedom by design, with darkness and unseen beauty of chaos, capturing us at visceral moments while deconstructing and reconstructing our mental awareness of the process. Hecq‘s aptly titled Conversions—a homage to his peers, influences and friends—is a beautiful expression of discipline and freedom by design, with darkness and unseen […]

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Poordream :: Ninetynine (Tympanik Audio)

Breakbeat electronica and speeding rhythms with ambient-psychedelic undertones, Ninetynine is romantic and sublime at the core. A beam of light in a vast space of darkness, Ninetynine—from the native Grecian sound designer John Valasis (aka Poordream)—is a conscious musical denary and his third since 2009. Serious and progressive, this release is a meditation that escapes […]

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