Post Tagged with: "Plaid"

V/A :: Unboxed Brain (De:Tuned)

Brainbox, and now Unboxed Brain, shows the range that exists within this almost limitless genre. Embrace the factory floor. Pull close to your bosom the clatter and clang of the warehouse.   I was out the other weekend here in Madrid, went to a club night where Daniele Cosmo, of Lux Rec, and me mate […]

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V/A :: Covert II EP (De:Tuned / Touched Music)

From sweaty floor to Saturday armchair, Covert II will provide. There’s always a certain amount of media fanfare about the prospect of a “supposed” Aphex Twin release. A whisper of Richard D. James is as much tantalising click-bait for the electronic music nut as the promise of celebrity nudity is to your local lad. Covert […]

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Igloo Magazine :: Best of 2016

While other sites might fight to get 1000s down to 50 or 20, at Igloo HQ we’ve refused to don the hair shirt of reducing respective contributor lists to a consensual singularity, in favour of doing justice to diversity via lists that range far and wide, and a congruent preference for letting their multiplicity simply […]

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Very Clever Music – V/A :: Brainbox (De:Tuned)

Rose tinted glasses aside, Brainbox is a seriously impressive undertaking. Six records from some twenty five pioneers, masters and newcomers. This new collection displays another side of Belgian label as a range of styles come into focus, from squirreled out acid and ambient immersion to electronica and glitch. There´s a fair bit of childish innocence that […]

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Touched 3 :: Macmillan Cancer Benefit Compilation (Touched Music)

Planet Earth’s largest electronic music benefit compilation Touched 3 featuring 4 17 songs and over five gigabytes is available now! Touched 3 Touched 3 is the last compilation out by Touched Music benefiting Macmillan Cancer Support. At 417 songs, over five gigabytes and a mere £15 there’s something for every lover of electronic music on this comp. […]

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Plaid :: The Digging Remedy (Warp)

Firmly back where they belong: luring us in with quirky, brightly colored and accessible melodies, then trapping us in their dizzying maze of surprise, delight and hidden depths. Keep digging. There’s never been a dull moment in the near twenty-five years spent exploring the plaid-wallpapered, carpeted, upholstered, veneered and lacquered dwellings architected by the inimitable […]

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LA Synthesis :: Agraphobia Relapse (De:Tuned)

There was a remix 12” released in ’95 but the De:Tuned gang have decided to go one better. Agraphobia Relapse collects a spread of artists active when the track was first released for something very special. At any gig, with a few drinks in me and a sounding wall, I’ll happily espouse the virtues of […]

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DAVID ELSEWHERE :: Amalgamix 2015

“I try to take opposing sounds such as a very beautiful piece and mix it on top of gritty heavy beats. Often times I will combine multiple melodies and beats attempting to create something that sounds novel.” David Elsewhere offers Amalgamix 2015; 109 minutes of sculpted electronic music from Planet Earth. “In this Amalgamix 2015 […]

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V/A :: Touched Two, The Remixes (Touched Music)

Plenty to keep your ears occupied whilst you bask in the glow of having done a good deed! As if raising close to £30,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support wasn’t enough, Martin Boulton brings further dedication to an excellent cause with another huge compilation bursting with names new and old from across the electronic scene. As […]

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Touched Two :: Mega Cancer Benefit Compilation out November 28 (Touched Music)

What is particular about Touched Two is that so many artists came together to compose new material for the compilation. Certainly, while many other similar efforts often do the same, this compilation also showcases new and upcoming producers. It’s pretty usual for pop artists to band together in order to contribute to a cause; enter […]

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Plaid :: Reachy Prints (Warp)

Reachy Prints is bursting with new and unique sounds, textures and meticulous attention to melodic detail. Maybe it’s the gap of roughly eight years that separated Spokes from Scintilli their long-awaited return in 2011 that makes it feel almost too good to be true that yet another Plaid album has arrived on our doorsteps. And […]

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V/A :: Music Sans Frontiers (Balkan Vinyl)

Come on—dig deep and give up a little bit of cash in the name of a good cause—in return you’ll get an earful of very fine music. The guys at Balkan Vinyl have compiled 18 tracks of electronic, acidic business from the likes of Milanese, Hrdvision, Global Goon, Radioactive Man, Posthuman, B12, Plaid, Jokers of […]

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DAVID ELSEWHERE :: Amalgamix

Amalgamix takes you on a literal trip through the past two-decades with some of the most influential pioneers and veterans of the experimental electronic music scene. Known for his illusionary dancing skills where sound, space, mind and body merge with kaleidoscopic movements, Southern-California based David Elsewhere dug into the archives to uncover this old-school mix […]

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Anodyne :: 4 Empires EP (& Remixes) Combat

Further fierce dance floor manipulations from Anodyne on Combat Recordings alongside a hefty roster of remixers from the likes of Plaid, Dead Fader, DeFeKt and Subjex. [Release page] Taking cues from the original Empires EP back in 2011, both these releases showcase a widely diverse range of production styles across both vinyl and digital releases. […]

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Plaid :: Scintilli (Warp)

Plaid have placed extreme effort into honing electronic sounds so that they have an acoustic feel, creating a divine meeting in the middle where one never overpowers the other. Plaudits must also go to Ed and Andy’s mission to avoid excessive and unnecessary loudness for the sake of creating impact as the album progresses. [Release […]

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PLAID :: Building on human errors

2011 heralds the eagerly anticipated return of Plaid with their stunning new album Scintilli. Andy Turner and Ed Handley took a moment to speak with James Knapman about the inception of their latest collection of creative sparks. (September 2011) Just as 2010 saw the return of Warp Records heavy hitters Autechre with Oversteps and Move […]

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Plaid :: “35 Summers” video from Scintilli (Warp)

The long-awaited new disc from Plaid (entitled Scintilli) will arrive on September 26, 2011 via Warp Records, available as a double LP or CD. Video, lead track and tour schedule updated 8/18/2011. :::….:.:::….:::::::..:::::….   Plaid live in 2011 :: OCTOBER :: Saturday :: 1st :: Melkweg Amsterdam Holland Monday :: 3rd :: The Railway Winchester […]

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