A Man of Qualities, Alex Israel’s latest for Creme Organization, works with a rawer palette but maintains the Detroit producer’s melodic advantages.
Seixlack continues Brazilian label 40% Foda/Maneirissimo’s streak of singular artists.
The first two releases from The Bunker’s newly launched label — by Leisure Muffin and Clay Wilson — stay true to the sonic ideals of their infamous parties.
Juju & Jordash’s Waldorf Salad / Third Planet From Altair is a reminder that the duo is just as good when they play it straight.
Daniel “Ital” Martin-McCormick begins releasing other artists on his Lovers Rock label, starting with former Mi Ami bandmate, Jacob Long aka Earthen Sea.
For LWE’s second year-end column, staff writer Steve Kerr pulls out five overlooked artists and releases that didn’t get their due this year.
Soul People Music boss Fred P. curates one of these EPs every year, but in 2013 we’re being treated to two, this one featuring Beat Pharmacy, Esther Duijn, Lapien, and Fred himself.
On Blunt Run, MGUN pays vivacious tribute to his city’s pre-techno primordial soup: the nebulous sound of “The Electrifying Mojo,” Jeff Mills as The Wizard, “The New Dance Show,” and “The Scene.”
Recorded nearly 30 years ago, the material on Spike’s Orange Cloud Nine exemplifies how the open expectations of being your own boss can equal special results.
Ron Morelli is well-known for his love of Chicagoan ghetto house and the crunchy, New York “graffiti techno” promoted by the likes of Adam X and Frankie Bones in the 1990s, and both of these influences are central across Spit.
Like his two self-released EP before it, Vester Koza’s Maslo 03 is a pleasure to sink into.
For Vanilla Call Option, his first recording for PAN, Rene Hell introduces a new chapter, delivering a menacingly playful sort of electroacoustic music.
Luke Wyatt’s two latest releases illustrate how he has moved from somewhat naïve explorations to a more solidified style.
Films & Windows, the sixth LP from Peter Kersten under his Lawrence guise, is also the producer’s most club-oriented album.
The nine tracks on sophomore album Swisher are more intricate than anything Blondes have come up with before, but they’ve also done a fine job at sustaining a sense of immediacy.
For LWE’s second 2Q Report of 2013, staff writer Steve Kerr scanned the year’s many releases and chose five which didn’t get their due.
The list of elements on Asusu’s Velez is economical, but the producer’s skill at modulating them shines through.
Luckily for fans of his early releases, Ital’s first record for seminal German imprint Workshop revives their surreal palette.
In this interview, Little White Earbuds asks Joey Anderson about his roots, his methods, and his future, which looks just as bright as his Tri-State peers’.
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