Post Tagged with: "Abdulla Rashim"

Techno’s Outer Limits :: April 2017

First transmission of 2017 from Techno’s Twilight Zone of EPs/12″s and LP, with notes in the margins. James Shaw, the artist known as Sigha, we’re told (blurb), ‘has always placed the listener at a centrifugal point that invites a clandestine hypnosis rather than an abject hysteria.’ Cheers for that, James. Be that as it may, a kind of […]

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Techno’s Outer Limits :: December 2016

Last emission of 2016 in a series from Techno’s Twilight Zone of EPs/12″s and LPs with notes in the margins. Porter Ricks’ quasi-mythical status may have grown in the 17 years since their last Symbiotics (Mille Plateaux, 1999), but latest EP, Shadow Boat, shows the myth is merited. FACT mag tags the title track ‘the year’s most labyrinthine, […]

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Elsewhereness revisited #3 :: Party Like It’s 1991

Elsewhereness revisited is an occasional feature documenting the drift at the margins: ambient gasbagging, ’tube-d, ’cloud-ed, and ’camped-up, complete with companion mix, Elsewhereness revisited #3 1991 made waves in 2012 with High-Tech High-Life (Opal Tapes)—chewy New Age synth ‘n’ soundscapes laced with arpeggiating timbres and shimmering drones, and self-titled (Astro:Dynamics)–IDM-y sounds shot through with post-ambient forms and off-kilter melodies, while his Skogen, Flickan Och […]

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Techno’s Outer Limits :: October 2016

Latest in a series of emissions from Techno’s Twilight Zone of EPs/12″s and LPs with notes in the margins. Stroboscopic Artefacts‘ updates its Monad series with Monad XXIII, as Charlotte Isabelle ‘deliver a uniquely organic electronic music that seems as if it has been finely aged for years in oak barrels rather than residing on a computer’s hard drive.’ The French duo pursue […]

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Techno’s Outer Limits :: July 2016

Latest emission from Techno’s Twilight Zone of EPs, 12″s & LPs with notes in the margins.  First Italy, where Dino Sabatini has launched the Outis Opera sub-series with a first album since Shaman’s Paths (‘view here), from which Omonimo notably departs; as much on a downtempo and trip-hop tip as on an Italian deep techno template of the type co-designed inter alii with […]

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Sand Circles :: Motor City / Motor City Remixes (Posh Isolation)

Overall, a midnight feast of pad wash and beat clunk indulgence with enough wow, flutter and tape hiss to make an old ’80s Dolby-hater happy. Sand Circles‘ Motor City gets a reissue courtesy of Posh Isolation, the Copenhagen blog-turned-label curated by Christian Stadsgaard and Loke Rahbek (aka Damien Dubrovnik, cf. Lust For Youth). Kudos to LA’s Not Not Fun (cassette, […]

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Techno’s Outer Limits :: February 2016

Latest in a series of emissions from Techno’s Twilight Zone of EPs/12″s and LPs with notes in the margins. SNTS alive! It’s that masked man frightening the children and horses with a ‘darker and non-human side,’ asking: “Who hasn’t ever felt scared of the journey of their own thoughts? That rustling of the leaves around you…” This […]

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ALAN LOCKETT :: Dalliance #13 mix

Dalliance #13 is a(n) (Ambient / Dub) Techno mix from igloomag Contributing Editor Alan Lockett, aka Mist-Maxer albient—latest in a series from Techno’s Outer Limits (February 2016 transmission incoming). The thirteenth in this series of mixes assembles more than a score of dalliers with alliance to 4/4 pulse and Outer Limits atmo’. Igloomag contributing editor Alan Lockett—in MistMaxer […]

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ALAN LOCKETT :: Dalliance #12 mix

Dalliance #12 is a(n) (Ambient / Dub) Techno mix from igloomag Contributing Editor Alan Lockett, aka Mist-Maxer albient—latest in a series from Techno’s Outer Limits (November 2015 incoming). Featuring: Abdulla Rashim, Andrea, Antonio Ruscito, Artefakt, Concept Of Thrill, Dinamite, Dorian Gray, Giorgio Gigli, Gotshell, Ken Karter, Lewis Fautzi, Lucy, Marcel Dettmann, Michal Jablonski, Michal Wolski, Monochrome, Owl, Pact Infernal, ROD, […]

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Techno’s Outer Limits :: July 2015

Latest postcard from Techno’s Twilight Zone—recent 12″s/EPs/LPs + notes in the margins. Scroll down for Soundcloud set of selections. France first, where Dement3d, prime suspect in some of Techno’s shadier dealings, host a return for Polar Inertia, whose debut, The Last Vehicle, was as much a keynote as first foray, Discordance (2011), from abstracted fields’n’beats peddlers, dscrd. The […]

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Techno’s Outer Limits :: August 2014

Latest in a series of snapshots from Techno’s twilight zone of EPs/12″s and LPs, with notes in the margin.  First up, German newbies, Natch, tell us Audiolouis & Synthek’s Unwise is ‘like a precious gathering of different approaches to Techno, made in order to create a meaningful and elaborate piece of work.’ In fact, opener “Miasma” and the subsequent “Intro:section” point to […]

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ALAN LOCKETT :: Dalliance #8 mix

Dalliance #8 is the latest Ambient Dub Techno mix from igloomag Contributing Editor Alan Lockett in his MistMaxer albient guise—part of a continuing series of snapshots from Techno’s twilight zone. Including: Abdulla Rashim, Acronym, Antigone & Francois X, Cassegrain, Conforce, Deepbass & Ness, Eomac, Fabrizio Lapiana, Inigo Kennedy, Korridor, Ligovskoï, Mace., Modvs, No Politics, Ntogn, NX1, Rrose, Sendai, Sphaereon, Synthek & […]

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Abdulla Rashim :: Unanimity (Northern Electronics)

More interested in ambience, texture and analog synthetic techniques than in creating DJ fodder, Rashim eschews the dancefloor imperative and its associated DJ-appeasing 12″ fetishism, emancipating techno from the domain of electronic body music, moving the zone of inquiry up from the floor to the doors of perception to engage with mind-body dualism. The last […]

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Techno’s Outer Limits :: April 2014

First in a series of postcards from the edge—a snapshot of Techno’s twilight zone of EPs/12″s.   First up, from the darker recesses of the ‘floor Raster Noton doesn’t reach, cerebral thumpers, Stroboscopic Artefacts, and questing curator Lucy, bring Chevel’s One Month Off EP. A reprise for Treviso-based Dario Tronchin, whose I EP inaugurated SA’s Monad series, […]

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ALAN LOCKETT :: Dalliance #7 mix

Dalliance #7 is the latest Ambient Techno mix from igloomag Contributing Editor Alan Lockett under his mix-Meister albient alias—part of a continuing series of audio postcards from the edge of Techno’s outer limits. Transmissions from the twilight zone come from Abdulla Rashim, Acronym, Chevel, D.A.R.F.D.H.S., Dadub, Damaskin, Dars, Deaxmade, Dino Sabatini & Edit Select, Donato […]

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ALAN LOCKETT :: Dalliance #6 mix

Dalliance #6 is an Ambient Techno mix from igloomag Contributing Editor Alan Lockett under his mix-Meister albient alias. Assembled on 12-13-13, with an eye to 2013′s 13 years of igloomag, tracks from 2013 back to ’12, atmospheres and transmissions, cosmic to chthonic, come from Abdulla Rashim, Acronym, Arcing Seas, Audio Injection, Chevel, Chris Liebing, Dadub, […]

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Abdulla Rashim :: Gizaw (ARR)

The downside for this enterprising self releaser is that there is such a spread of similar sounds out there already. Then again, Abdulla Rashim could be a well known artist under yet another pseudonym; you never know. It’s difficult to know whether the self releasing artist is a fool hardy pipe dreamer or a brave […]

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