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Till von Sein – Precious Album Review

The word precious has a funny connotation if taken at face value. Let's take for instance the definition of the word. As it is: pre·cious ˈpreSHəs/ adjective adjective: precious 1. (of an object, substance, or resource) of great value; ...

Madeon-Adventure Album Review

French producer Hugo Pierre Leclercq— better known as Madeon—first gained public notoriety in 2011 with a refreshing mash-up released via YouTube called “Pop Culture.” This insanely popular track, made up of 40 of Leclercq’s ...

Electric Wire Hustle – Love Can Prevail (Remixes) EP Review

Electric Wire Hustle features Mara TK (vocals, guitar, turntables, production), David “Taay Ninh” Wright (multiple instruments), and Myele Manzanza (drums). They linked up in Wellington, New Zealand, making their debut in 2009 on Japan’s ...

Funkadelic & Soul Clap – In Da Kar EP Review

Let's get straight to it. Anything, that eschews the standard of established convention is reason to celebrate. Especially in musical collaborations. Next, anything, and I mean anything that claims to be Funk related or oriented has to be certified. ...

Melé Vanelé— MIXTAPE Vol.3 Album Review

Melé Vanelé 3 Mixtape (Quadrants) is a trippy journey through some of the 80's and 90's most famous breakbeats and samples. A driving, dribble of vocal samples and pulsating choppy loops. Melé Vanelé 3 Mixtape, is definitely an extension ...

Old Man Diode & Rick Holland— ‘Morning Gate feat. Beth Rowley’ Single Review

'Morning Gate' (WW Records) is an album that puts the final touches on the collaborative efforts of Old Man Diode & Rick Holland. Born of the desire to pursue their musical inclinations through the hazy underground scene of the UK. They have ...

Serbsican— ‘The Game’ Single Review

Emilio Hernandez Protege and Andrija "Dre" Divac are the progenitors of the group Serbsican. Based out of St. Louis, Missouri they serve up a generous amount of home cooking on the Progressive/ Deep House single 'The Game' (PM Recordings). A really ...

Worthy— ‘Disbehave Remixes Part Two’ Album Review

Worthy is not only an Anabatic artist, he is the label owner. This gives him special insight and access to concoct his vision on the 'Disbehave Remixes Pt. 2' (Anabatic Records) set. Being an owner, Worthy already has an established database ...

Altered Natives – ‘In The Place Where Love Once Lived’ Album Review

Danny Native, AKA Altered Natives, is one of the hardest and best known producers of Electronica in the UK. You know a producer is worth their weight in gold when they have been affiliated with the now defunct Goya Music label. 'In the Place Where ...

D.K. – ‘Love On Delivery’ EP Review

'Love On Delivery' (Antinote Recordings) is a very 8-bit, almost retro offering of electronica. It is more adult contemporary and Smooth Jazz, think Hiroshima, and almost feels like there should be vocals accompanying the arrangements. LOD delivers ...