Post Tagged with: "Suction"

Bauri :: Vinkelvolten EP (Firescope)

A sound that many have forgotten but one that deserves to be heard, a style that had little pretense and would inspire modern acts like Kettel or EOD. Firescope gazing back to find Bauri at his vintage best. Nostalgia can be dangerous. The swoon for the past, candied memories of a bygone time. Nostalgia is […]

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Femur :: Electronic down to its bones

Based on the strength of these first two 12”s (by Frak and Celldöd), a new, interesting, and forward looking label has just been established here in Spain and one, which I have no doubt, will be a success. Femur. After five years of running a club night, after a compilation on Clasicos Del Ruidos, after enough […]

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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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The search for Aphex Twin, the unearthing of RX-101

There’s an undeniable romance attached to the music of Richard D. James. Aphex Twin coined a sound in the 90s that refused to sit in any one genre. Techno. House. Electro. Acid. IDM. The Rephlex co-founder cultivated a mystery around himself. Ducking and diving between monikers, adopting pseudonyms and nom de plumes as he skipped […]

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Igloo Magazine :: Best of 2015

So here it is—from ambient drone to post-rock, jazz and modern classical, from IDM to experimental to post-digital microsound; hallucinatory electronics to experimental soundscapery, candy-color post-kosmische to alien noise, intergalactic techno to post-hardcore mayhem and broken bass music, these are igloomag’s picks for the year… Sherpas to your questing climbers 2015: a year of listening, […]

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June :: Dominion (Suction)

Dominion expands on June’s sound, illustrates his diverse capabilities and highlights the enviable musicality he has at his fingertips. Tsampikos Fronas (aka June) has more than proved his skills behind the machines. The Greek artist, better known as June, has shown his abilities with some cracking 12”s like Don’t Be Seen With Me and most […]

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Igloo Magazine :: Best of 2014

Here it is, well over 160 releases have been selected by various igloomag.com contributors highlighting some of the finest in an expansive array of music featuring ambient, dub, bass, glitch, industrial, IDM, electronica, synth, jazz, modern classical, experimental and various other sonic contortions. Links to reviews, a Soundcloud player, and a slideshow randomly displaying some […]

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SKANFROM :: Back from the Blip-Bleep Brink (Interview & Mix)

Igloo Magazine has been lucky enough not only to ask the German producer some questions but are delighted to bring to your ears a very special mix of “some old favorites” by Semsroth himself. Interview by Robbie Geoghegan. With Roger Semsroth, aka Sleeparchive, having just released his first Skanfrom album for more than a decade, […]

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Skanfrom :: Postcards (Suction)

Minimal and stark in one breath, lush and inviting in the next. Crisp percussion thawed with lovingly constructed machine melodies. Perhaps I shouldn’t have agreed to review Skanfrom’s new album. Why? Well, I fear that an unbiased opinion of this lesser known moniker was never going to fall from my hand. I say lesser known […]

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June :: The Human Target (June)

Complex pieces, warming works and an ability to structure tracks to really open up a dancefloor. As the years of writing record reviews gather into a pool of wrinkled skin and fading youth I find myself getting a touch tautological. That happens with age, or lack of originality. Either way, I’m always surprised by the […]

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SOLVENT :: Dreaming of wires

Igloo Magazine caught up with the analogue enthusiast (Jason Amm aka Solvent) to find out what makes this musical machine man tick. An exclusive mix of favorites for 2012 is also featured in this profile. (January 2013) I remember as a bright eyed youngster traveling to Dublin to buy records. It was around the tender age […]

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Ceramic Hello :: The Absence Of A Canary (Suction)

Suction Records have managed to reissue an obscurity from a fellow countryman who trail-blazed the synth wave sound. Ceramic Hello traverses the grounds of inspirational electronics to weirded-out abstraction. [Release page] There are a handful holy grails of Minimal Synth. Brent Wicken and Roger Humphries’ Ceramic Hello is one of the hallowed. The Canadian outfit formed […]

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