Archive for the ‘Electronica’ Category

Passion Pit – Sleepyhead

By • Mar 8th, 2009

Passion Pit are the audio equivalent of a hit and run. It took me a week to find out who the hell it was doing it. I mean when you think about it, how hard can it be to find a song with big wooofy kick drums, Scritti Politti vocals done with tons of helium […]



Aural Vampire – murealism

By • Mar 6th, 2009

We haven’t had a Japanese band for a while now, but recently I have been listening to Aural Vampire. They are a strange “Electro / New Wave / Industrial” Japanese electronic band which consists of Exo-Chika and Raveman. They hail from Tokyo and work a dark ,mainly electropopand synthpop music (lots of yummy industrial noises […]



Chill: Laura B

By • Nov 30th, 2008

I spotted Laura B over at the Guardian – Band Of The Day back in September. The line that caught my attention was :Laura B (The Fantastic to her friends) is that rarity, a woman who not only writes, sings and performs her own material but also handles all the gadgetry in the studio and […]



Deus – There’s Nothing Impossible

By • Nov 28th, 2008

Jools pointed out that the YouTube meme “The Machine is Us/ing Us” has been updated. Fortunately the music is untouched. The music from this video is by Deus who I believe is from the Ivory Coast. I can’t really tell you much about him, but I can tell you that it’s damn fine music. Head […]



Susanna And The Magical Orchestra

By • Nov 20th, 2008

Susanna And The Magical Orchestra are a duo from Oslo, keyboard player Morten Qvenild and singer Susanna Karolina WallumrĂžd. Susanna And The Magical Orchestra can be found at the place where popmusic, electronica and jazz all intersect. Have a listen to “Believer” over at www.myspace.com/susannamagical. Its a wonderful languid piece that just unfolds at it’s […]



Chill: Chill Carrier

By • Nov 9th, 2008

Wandering around Jamendo is always fun, their collection of electronic artists never cease to amaze me. Today’s offering comes direct from their front page. Chill Carrier is basically Sebastian Kretzschmar. I wish I could tell you something about him but there isn’t a lot of info.



Pygmy Globetrotters – Bouncy

By • Nov 7th, 2008

What is it with the English and weird noises? I personally blame Delia Derbyshire and Doctor Who. There is a whole generation grew up listening to the very cool piece of electronica that is the Doctor Who theme, and then somewhere in the Seventies synths allowed us all access to a nearly inexhaustible palette of […]