Post Tagged with: "Ben Milstein"

Ben Milstein :: Frontire Mix

From the Pacific Northwest comes Ben Milstein with an exclusive Igloo Magazine mix that runs through a sonic maze filled with low-profile electro, glitch, ambient, brokenbeat, and downtempo excursions. Tracklist :: Ben Milstein :: Gau71** (Unreleased) Logreybeam :: Dokama (Saag, 2003) Timeblind :: Strategy Decay (Soot, 2006) Gasp :: Porter Goss (Buried In Time, 2010) […]

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C. Mantle :: Con-fusion EP (Acre)

Con-fusion is built on its title, torn down to its core and rebuilt as a towering abstract mega-structure. There’s no escaping the sounds of full throttle, heavy punching bass and beats rummaging through definitive leftfield electro breaks and distortion. There’s a synonymous sound in which C. Mantle (aka Edinburgh’s Christopher Mantle) manifests as his own; […]

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V/A :: Iugeri Sonus III (Acre)

2013 feels like a year richer than any other in terms of incredible new music—the constant supply of fine ear fodder continues to astound and amaze. This compilation continues that theme and is third in an excellent series from Acre Recordings—providing an astonishingly high-quality collection of electronic experiments. The Edinburgh based label describe themselves as […]

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V/A :: Iugeri Sonus II (Acre)

Iugeri Sonus II exemplifies the multifaceted sounds of Acre—broken electro enriched by weaving experiments that bend, tweak and alter reality. Acre opens up 2013 by inviting their talented roster of sonic sculptors to mold the latest creation known as Iugeri Sonus II, a thirteen track compilation of varied electrical mutations. Drawing parallel’s to the Buried […]

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V/A :: The Electro Compendium (Anti-Social Network)

The Electro Compendium is a superb in depth exploration of the current take on a thirty year old genre and much kudos must go to compilers Dave Paton and Jean-Paul Bondy for putting it all together. Colossal. [Release page] There’s an increasing trend for massive free compilations on the web. Electronic Explorations, the Future Sequence […]

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V/A :: Interstellar Communications Vol 1 (Pyramid Transmissions)

There is a modern interest in the sound of electro, and such an interest has been prevalent for years. Ersatz Audio, Invasion Planete, Stilleben and more took a contemporary stand for the genre. In more recent times Cultivated Electronics, Solar One and Last Known Trajectory are at the forefront of Electro. In this progression, rather […]

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BEN MILSTEIN :: Moontribe 19 Year Anniversary Mix

Ben Milstein is a Portland, Oregon based musician whose original electronic compositions have been compared to the sound of Aphex Twin and Kraftwerk colliding in Miami. Ben’s music is distributed internationally on labels such as Outside Recordings (Charlotte, NC), Touchin’ Bass (London, UK), Pyramid Transmissions (London, UK), Acre Recordings (Edinburgh, UK) and Buried In Time (Portland, OR). In addition to […]

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Five questions for Pyramid Transmissions

Pyramid Transmissions takes a seat to respond to our Five questions. Learn more about this long-standing electro label, its roots, start-up and history. Igloo Magazine :: When did Pyramid Transmissions start up and what was your inspiration? (ADJ/Pathic) Pyramid Transmissions :: Pyramid Transmissions started in 1999 with our first release in 2000. I (ADJ) had previously owned another label called […]

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Five questions with Acre

“Acre is an Edinburgh-based label that laments the hole left in the electronic genre by Warp. Acre are audiophiles and vinyl junkies, putting out well-mastered and well-pressed dynamic records for the love of it.” Igloo Magazine :: When did Acre start up and what was your inspiration? Acre :: There are two of us behind […]

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Five questions for Cartesian Binary

Cartesian Binary Recordings offers Electro-Acoustic, Downtempo, Hobo Nouveau, Electronica, Ambient, Deep Ambient Soundscapes, all curated by multi-instrumentalist and sound engineer Rena Jones who recently sat down to answer our Five questions. Igloo Magazine :: When did Cartesian Binary Recordings start up and what was your inspiration? Rena (Cartesian Binary) :: When Native State folded, I […]

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Five questions for Outside Recordings

Delivering leftfield electro manipulations and an innovative approach to sound art, Jeff Nagel and Kris Krause take a few minutes to answer Five questions regarding Outside Recordings‘ past, present and future musical iterations. Igloo Magazine :: When did Outside Recordings start up and what was your inspiration? Kris Krause / Outside Rec. :: Outside was […]

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Five questions for Buried In Time

Steve Westbrook, creative sound director for Portland, OR-based Buried In Time, answered five questions and reveals to its audience the means, methods and madness involved with getting their leftfield electro-experiments off the ground. Igloo Magazine :: When did Buried In Time start up and what was your inspiration? Steve Westbrook / Buried In Time :: […]

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V/A :: Cloud 11 (Cartesian Binary)

Even with its subtle experiments and ethereal outer shell, this 13-track compilation is a fitting staging ground for Cartesian Binary’s upcoming release schedule. [Release page] Rena Jones‘ Cartesian Binary Recordings label released their debut compilation entitled Cloud 11 back in May 2011, a downtempo collection of predominately chilled electronic excursions and leftfield dynamics that frolic in warm surroundings. […]

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