D/P/I – Composer

Composer is a work that calls into question the validity of its title by asking how much of what we discern to be music can indeed be considered composed. “The character of a rhythm can develop very simply/unconsciously with just a slightly different part of the hand hitting a drum,

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Various Artists – Paradisia

In the three years Gang of Ducks have been around, they’ve created something truly niche in electronic dance music’s landscape. Today it extends beyond the small Italian collective it’s founded on and includes such esteemed names as, Traag, Ital and My Panda Shall Fly, while continuing to offer a platform

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Violent Blondes – The Queen of Bethnal Green

Techno has come to London’s east end and has assimilated with its environment, with a perfect mixture of camp and provocation threading through the genre for this release by the Violent Blondes. The production duo of Annabel and Nicola (no last names given) rely on a spartan percussive rhythmical basis, juxtaposed by sweeping atmospheric synthesised

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Pär Grindvik – Isle of Real

Floating somewhere between the club ambiences of today and the driving Techno of the nineties that bares comparison to Biosphere and Autechre, arrives Pär Grindvik’s debut album Isle of Real and the debut long player for his Stockholm Ltd label. For those familiar with Grindvik’s densely orchestrated style of unforgiving,

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Lucy – Self Mythology

As the last few sparkles of the beatific electronic modulations bubble and fizz out from Cantile of Creatures, the artist known as Lucy leaves us pondering; what’s next? Those of us expecting yet another foray into the beat-orientated world of the German Techno tradition are left without a rudder, our

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