Author Archive: Andrew Goldspink

Teengirl Fantasy, Motif

With Motif, Brooklyn duo Teengirl Fantasy have made the decision to plant themselves in the more serious dance music soil of R&S. Actress remixes.

Oceania, Postable EP

Oceania’s sophomore release finds the Russian producer sidestepping into new territory involving chopped piano and various Burialisms for an occasionally pretty, often workmanlike EP.

Dave Aju, Heirlooms

Dave Aju follows the blueprints laid out on the All Together Now single for his second album, the detailed and expressive Heirlooms.

Laurel Halo, Quarantine

With Quarantine, Laurel Halo seems to have arrived at the edge of her vision, delivering beatless ambience on which her vocals dance with convincing, awkward poise.

Lone, Galaxy Garden

Galaxy Garden is Lone’s coup de grâce, a world of maximalist breakbeat hardcore in which there are always at least four hooks in play at any one time without feeling baroque or overwrought.

Shifted, Crossed Paths

Over 11 tracks, Shifted’s debut LP exhibits a feathered, skeletal sound, an ambient-industrial hybrid with attention to detail that rewards in its measured establishment of mood and slow, generous climax.