Post Tagged with: "The Crime League"

Pattern Behavior :: Omens (The Crime League)

Omens immediately catches the attention. Musically it brings to the fore a series of menacing and enthralling cinematic ambiences with a clear 80s retro feel. Pattern Behavior is a synth-electronic music duo formed by Elizabeth Virosa and Robert Galbraith who operate also various pseudonyms such as Snowbeasts. Galbraith is also the founder of the net label […]

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Displacer :: Curse of the Black Vinyl (Hymen / Crime League)

The sounds on offer here are rooted in dark drum ‘n’ bass and breakbeat but defy strict categorization as they push into uncharted territory of mutant hybrids. Michael Morton. Known aliases: Displacer. Musician, prolific remixer, owner of the Crime League record label. Friend to Igloo, provider of this hour-long journey. Something like 7 full-length and […]

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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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LPF12 :: Whiteout.4. (Self Released)

Brilliantly executed, deliciously absorbing with a pretty convincing electronic orchestration which sometimes reach ecstatic refinement thanks to deep tonal undulating vibes and experimental ornamentations. Highly productive and prolific sound artist, Sascha Lemon (aka LPF12) has produced LPs/EPs on various independent net labels such as The Crime League as well as self released efforts. The work […]

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LPF12 :: Cover the Sky With Vellum and Stone (The Crime League)

A pleasant and recommended musical listening that will definitely find new adepts in the space ambient music universe. LPF12 is a transcendental and abstract space ambient project coming from Germany and formed by Sascha Lemon back In the 90s. After a long time break the project has been back since 2010. LPF12 most recent materials […]

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Soothsayer :: The Future Presence of the Past EP (The Crime League)

Densely produced electronica with some interesting sonic flair. Let it never be said that IDM isn’t a global endeavor. In this three-track EP, Toronto-based Crime League releases a collaboration between Rentip from Prague and Romanian-Canadian Dan Handrabur. The result is densely produced electronica with some interesting sonic flair. The opener “Fortune Free” moves through several […]

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Pattern Behavior :: Collapsar (The Crime League)

The strangely blackened lo-fi synth dimension and the propulsive rhythmical density make this album its very own charm, ominously sonic, tripped out and with a discreet retro-futurist spell. After a first self-titled opus signed in 2013, Pattern Behavior (aka Raab Codec & Elizabeth Virosa) are back with an utterly gorgeous minimal synth-kosmische soundscaping release. This […]

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Anklebiter :: Weight of a Pronoun (The Crime League)

Portland, Oregon based Tanner Volz, aka Anklebiter, wants you to know that without his collaborators, Weight of a Pronoun wouldn’t have happened. “I doubt I would have made another album without those guys,” he said, referring to the half-dozen musicians who make guest appearances on the album, his fifth full-length outing and first on Toronto’s […]

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DISPLACER :: Igloo Mix

Displacer (aka Michael Morton) recently submitted an exclusive Igloo Mix, one that represents current listening all interconnected like a simmering electronic soup. Head of The Crime League, and forager of sound with a darkened experimental hue, Displacer unleashes a cacophonous mixture that sheds light on a varietal musical selection from across this tiny spinning rock. […]

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Top releases of 2013

Well over 150 releases have been selected by various igloomag.com contributors highlighting some of the finest in an expansive array of electronic music featuring ambient, dub, bass, glitch, industrial, IDM, electro, synth and various other sonic contortions. Links to reviews as well as a Soundcloud player are also included below. ALAN LOCKETT :: Top 20 Abdulla Rashim […]

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LPF12 :: Rising Through Barricades (The Crime League)

Rising Through Barricades is a mysteriously evanescent, naturalistic and ethereal ambient album which gives a main importance to rhythmical experimentation, incorporating endlessly moving and majestically meditative guitar detached motifs. LPF12 is the multifaceted spacey kinetic soundscaping project of Sascha Lemon from Berlin, Germany. This project has been extremely prolific and durably creative since the beginning […]

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Five questions for The Crime League

The Crime League is a Toronto-based music label originally established in 2006 as an outlet for b-sides of the electronic music project Displacer. It has since gone on to become a tee shirt label & design agency, but not forgetting its roots in music culture. Now, in 2013, it returns to give you a series […]

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