Articles By: Michael Holland

A Winged Victory for the Sullen :: Atomos (Erased Tapes / Kranky)

Plenty of room is left amongst the arrangements to allow the mind to wander, for images to be conjured, for the music to wrap itself around you. Comprising eleven pieces of lush rapturous sound, Atomos continues the great work of Adam Wiltzie and Dustin O’Halloran’s self-titled debut album under their A Winged Victory for the […]

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Anjou :: Anjou (Kranky)

An album stark and austere but dynamic, its elements shift like ice floes; colliding, sinking, and smashing into pieces, directed by some mysterious but entirely captivating design. The self-titled Anjou marks the first time Mark Nelson and Robert Donne have worked together since the excellent Fixed: Content by Labradford; here they are joined by Steven […]

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V/A :: Cambiare (Opal Tapes)

An album for hungry ears. Adventurous and innovative throughout, Cambiare serves as a brilliant introduction to a wealth of intriguing artists. Cambiare, a compilation from the Opal Tapes label, is a summation of the outer reaches of underground dance stylings and practices that should leave most listeners with many new avenues to explore. Opening with […]

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Laica :: ID Solution EP (Phatic Musk)

All momentum and structure dissolve in a hissing acid bath towards the end, beats and bass reduced to harsh static and VHS distortion stripes; the ghosts in this particular machine refusing to become dust-deleted. Dave Fleet’s Laica alias evolves apace with this excellent new release on the Phatic Musk label. Dedicated to the innumerable faces […]

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