I'm ostensibly here to talk to you about electronic music pioneer Aphex Twin's new album, Syro. First, I need to admit to some Pavlovian conditioning. Over the years I've grown unreasonably excitable by the first few bars of "Xtal," the first track on his debut album, Selected Ambient Works 85-92. E ... More >>
After the sudden dissolution of Twin Cities electro-rock duo Wiping Out Thousands, guitarist/beatmaker/producer Taylor Nelson didn't remain idle for long. He has partnered up with drummer Adam Szczepaniak (The Phoenix Philosophy) to form another electronic project called Tired Tongues. They're stil ... More >>
There's only a few albums in the world that transcend any scene or genre, and build a following in their own, distinct shadows. It's powerful, and it's mostly good, but sometimes the greatest albums of all time can turn good, solid people into an absolutely insufferable demographic. You know what I' ... More >>
We've written a lot about multi-instrumentalist Jon Davis this year. While he may remain somewhat an obscurity we admire his worker-bee attitude and path to music making, scene building and the all around positive nature of his creative ethic and ability to rise to the challenge of having a hype ... More >>
Our first guess? A song by HEALTH, naturally.
The songs we can't escape
Wales's Gorky's Zygotic Mynci are one with all things vast
With his most eclectic electronica to date, Mike Paradinas bids adieu to uneasy listening