Articles By: Leigh Bartlam

Björk :: Vulnicura (One Little Indian)

Through sheer bloody determination to push through, Björk has, possibly, maybe, crafted her finest hour as a composer & producer, and the most vital album of her career—managing to take both the destructive and healing powers of time and turn them in something utterly timeless, as only she can. A lot can happen in 20 […]

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HK119 :: Imaginature (One Little Indian)

Imaginature however is a mature, wise and extremely well considered attempt at allowing Heidi herself flex her muscles through the quirks, scope and imagination of her alter ego, and it’s a meeting of minds that appears to work very well on the whole, and makes for a unique album that will certainly grow on you […]

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MATMOS :: Live at XOYO—supported by People Like Us (March 19th, 2013)

While sadly no human flesh was on show at XOYO, the return of Matmos to London was a highly condensed vision of nearly three years live preparatory work for new aforementioned album The Marriage of True Minds. WITH every new beguiling Matmos album that conceptually bemuses, baffles and bewitches us every few years, comes the […]

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Exclusive audio interview with Valgeir Sigurdsson

Bit-Phalanx and Bedroom Community have exclusively given Igloo Magazine the full-length 20 minute interview for you to enjoy, in which Valgeir talks about his vast career, his work managing the Bedroom Community, thoughts in Icelandic and Electronic music in general, and much more, all of which features a warm backdrop of yet more gems from […]

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Derek Piotr :: Airing (Bitsquare)

Carefully processed, minimal and manipulated layers of various instruments, beats, clicks, field recordings and his own vocals are lowered down from above and slotted together with the delicate precision but contradictory force of an industrial crane, placing steel girders into concrete foundations and often leaving you in the centre his own musical construction site. The […]

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Clark :: Iradelphic (Warp)

Three years of traveling around the world, learning new instruments and his first real collaborations with more conventional vocalists have all gone into the rich tapestry of Iradelphic, and have truly bought Clark’s sound back down to earth with a rich self awareness and an audible hunger to really explore new things. It’s always a […]

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London Electronic Music Event 2012 :: Event coverage

Starting something as broad and vast as this will always be a hard, bumpy and evolutionary task with no obvious parameters to work within, but hats off to the Sample Magic and LEME team on very worthy, necessary and sincere debut that has boundless potential from here on. The artists and bedroom producers of 2013 […]

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