“Being Human Being” is a cross-genre collaboration of the French jazz trumpeter Erik Truffaz and Murcof, Mexican electronics producer. Not for the first time, as in 2008 they released the album “Mexico” on Blue Note and the same label features Truffaz’s numerous collabs with other artists. The sleeve art by the graphic artist Enki Bilal is about humiliation
[This post in Estonian only, about the mid-1990s electronic music scene in Estonia as featured in KUUM magazine in the summer of 1995.] Becki miniposter ja Mr Lawrence’i või Vennaskonna feature oli väärt lugemine, kuid ajakirja KUUM 1995. aasta suvenumbrist jäi kõigepealt silma Siim Nestori ülevaade Liivimaa elektroonikast. Jutuks Neuron Phase,
Estonian producer Taavi Tulev is mostly known for his Wochtzchée project and has completed a new digital/CDr EP called “T400”. The textures of the title track indicate electronica sitting in the front row of the release with compositions moving between electronic clicks & cuts and deep modulations. In “Jääkiired /
Ed Chamberlain’s second visit to Semantica with an IDM and electro EP that belongs to the more placid department of the Madrid label. Across three tracks Chamberlain, who once ran his own Baselogic imprint, admits his preference for the melodic and intelligent side of electronic music. The “Place” is an
“Papua New Guinea” might be called a chartbreaker in the Future Sound Of London’s catalog, finding a place in numerous best-of-90s compilations and being reshaped and remixed on various occasions. Take a dive into the blue waters of the Pacific with an entrancing track standing the test of time.
An entirely X-obsessed release by two electronic heads, originally known as Nochexxx (here disguised under Chxfx) and Ekoplekz (Plkzfx), who come with a split release to demonstrate expertise about machine manipulations.Chxfx’s territory is filled with wrenched sound explorations, characterized by rhythm disorder and noisy lo-fi mess all over the place.
If the demand for tape decks would skyrocket, Seattle’s Further Records is a culprit behind the trend. They come again with several cassette releases, which are, for the not-so-cools, available in digital too.Two artists have contributed to a split album. It’s opened by Ekoplekz of Mordant Music fame, who in
Known for tweeting graphic codes, Triangleforever has now outed as experimental musician with a digital album called “Brink Of Disapperance”. The Bandcamp page creates an impression of smoked glass placed on your screen, so the design wonders are not limited to the myriad of symbols on Twitter. The release itself
Arcanoid is a trusted player in Semantica’s roster and presents an all-around first aid kit consisting of different sub-genres of the electronic music. Born as Luis Cantalapiedra Vázquez and having spun music under the name of DJ Muerto, experienced producer from Spain can look back to a few releases on
Rating: 9/10 Pff…dff…zhlkk…ghzz. A rational mind has spoken and composed fourteen interpretations on the theme “Uni”. Despite built on metallic loops and particle noise, the album sounds very sterile, coming like from a whitewashed, even clinical environment.Among the tracks you find experiments with Balinese bells and asymmetric sound channels, will be