Archive for the ‘Electronica’ Category

Ricardo Villalobos & Max Loderbauer – Re: ECM

By • Jan 21st, 2012

Oh dear – first post for over a year and it’s more hard listening I am afraid. Parts of this album has sounds that remind me of the X-files theme (possibly one of the best tv show themes of all times – certainly one of the most instantly recognisable) and bits from my own collection. […]

Rafael Anton Irassari – Daydreaming

By • Sep 19th, 2010

Late last  year a friend rang up in the middle of the night (well that’s what it seemed like) and played some music down the phone and asked me “who the hell is this”. The answer turned out to be Rafael Anton Irisarri’s album “Daydreaming“. I hadn’t heard of him then (that took an hour […]

Emmalee Crane – Three Six Nine Twelve

By • Aug 15th, 2010

It’s Saturday night and I have been listening to Crux, Emmalee Crane’s debut album. It seems to inhabit the same sort of place that Rafael Anton Irassari is occupying.  A curious mix of textural washes, real instruments, circuit bent electronics, found sounds and a ton of imagination. It is helping me lose my birthday blues. […]

Gold Teeth

By • Apr 25th, 2009 only fired up last year (2008. Their MySpace site seems to be doing all the heavy lifting of getting them noticed. Hey it worked for me. Electronics, Afrobeat, great rythms and yummy guitars. Think Madness meets Blu… “Everybody” and “Confused Blue” are my faves. “Confused Blue” feels rythmically like a rework of  Bob Marley’s […]

Two Lone Swordsmen

By • Mar 22nd, 2009

Two Lone Swordsmen are British DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall and studio engineer Keith Tenniswood. They fired up in the mid Ninetie’s and have over the years have played with a multitude of styles, from electro to post-punk to idm (intelligent dance music?). To give you an idea of just how much stuff they have […]

The Submarines

By • Mar 15th, 2009

Oh bugger, Apple have side swiped me yet again with their latest iPhone ad. This time it’s The Submarines, damn the APple ad dudes know how to pick a catchy tune. At least this time they gave the band an actual credit in the ad. A quick trip to Google and before you knew it […]

Tim Hecker – Borderlands

By • Mar 13th, 2009

I was over at Amie Street and stumbled across Tim Hecker, it’s time for some “hard listening” folks. So you wont walk away humming the tune today, just warning you up front.

Tim Hecker is an electronic/ambient artist based in Montreal, Canada. He mad a name for himself as Jetone creating techno/dance music, but his ambient works have garnered him a heap more interest.