We caught up with Ryan Griffin of A Strangely Isolated Place to find out what makes his label tick and why record labels are more important than ever.
Music Video: Merrin Karras – Dominions
Brendan Gregoriy (aka Chymera) returns for a second album on A Strangely Isolated Place under his ambient moniker Merrin Karras. Named after the famed Arctic sea
Alva Noto reflects on his collaborations with Ryuichi Sakamoto & Anne-James Chaton
Alva Noto opens up about his new improvisational album ‘TWO’ recorded live with Ryuichi Sakamoto at the Sydney Opera House, plus his collaborative work with sound poet Anne-James Chaton.
In Perspective: Paranoid London talk up sophomore album ‘PL’
Staff writer Andy Gillham met up with Quinn Whalley and Gerardo Delgado of Paranoid London at their studio in East London to discuss their recently released sophomore album ‘PL’.
Plaid talk software, politics and where they find their melodies
To discover more about Plaid’s new album ‘Polymer’ on Warp Records, we caught up with Ed Handley and Andy Turner to chat about the release, politics, synths and where, precisely, they find those amazing melodies.
Aðalsteinn ‘Steini’ Guðmundsson, better known now as Yagya has become a leading proponent of deep, atmospheric electronics and ambient dubby techno. ‘Stormur’ steps further into dance floor territory with the origins of the album hailing, rather unpredictably, from the artist’s 40th birthday.
Bogdan Raczynski: Rave ‘Til You Cry
At 18 tracks long, with not one lasting beyond four minutes, it’s a joyous no let up journey through the annals of rave history.
Oneohtrix Point Never: MYRIAD at the Roundhouse
Rather than robots from the future, the reality is that these are deeply talented musicians delivering a series of highly complex pieces of music flawlessly in the live environment.
‘Severance’ is an accomplished and compelling listen, exploring twilight territories set in both the past and future, a technique Mikron have perfected here. Once again, that black and white logo and the brothers Corcoran deliver the goods.
Max Richter talks synths, literature and White Boy Rick
As prolific as he is obsessed with music, we caught up with Max Richter to discuss his love for electronic music, synthesizers, literature and his recent soundtrack for the film ‘White Boy Rick’.
Premiere : FFT – Orr Din
Following an excellent debut on Uncertainty Principle, FFT (aka Josh Thompson) returns with a six-track batch of punctilious machine music on Leeds based Super Hexagon. If
Posthuman: Mutant City Acid
Posthuman deliver some of their finest work to date with ‘Mutant City Acid’ LP. Created as a soundtrack to a mythical dystopia called New Reno City, the album is replete with nods to ’80s and ’90s computer gaming and sci-fi including Fallout, Bladerunner and Ian M. Banks.
Morr Music serve up a gorgeous collaboration between Danish electronic trio System and German composer Nils Frahm. With a focus on deep, pensive atmospherics, ‘Plus’ is a widescreen cinematic journey of an album with elegant, organic electronics as perfect accompaniment to Nils’ keyboard work.
Kelly Moran: Ultraviolet
Music has the ability to become a living, breathing creature of extraordinary beauty – something Kelly Moran has absolutely achieved here in her first album for Warp Records. Highly recommended!
Premiere: Ricardo Donoso – In Search for Lost Time
Ricardo Donoso’s releases have been as uncompromising as they have adventurous. We’ve been hooked since his 2011 Digitalis LP ‘Progress Chance‘ which contained an arpeggio masterclass
‘Illusion’ finds Lawrence in typically fine soul nourishing form with a cadence as stylish and aesthetically pleasing as any of his previous work. Ahead of release, we are happy to offer you a taster of the album with a premiere of “Dark Swirl” – simply beautiful electronic music for both home and club listening.