This week’s EXCLUSIVE download is an unreleased track by Machinedrum in support of the website Electronic Explorations.
Om Unit’s last release of 2011, Transport, arrives on Civil Music, which also hosted his The Timps EP earlier in the year.
After much internal wrangling and voting, LWE has chosen the top 10 albums that feel representative of 2011.
As in past years, LWE’s reviewing staff has devoted a great deal effort combing through the year’s releases to select our top 30 favorite tracks of 2011. Your mileage may vary and many great tracks were left out, but for us these selections defined our 2011 listening experiences.
For our third year-end piece, Andrew Ryce draws our attention to the top 5 artists whose output defined this year.
On Sepalcure, the duo now feels like two distinct personalities combining forces, suddenly shifting from an underdog odd couple to a supergroup.
Room(s), the fruit of Stewart’s new production ethic, proves that music can sound as 2011 as any album put out this year without sounding much like anything else.
LWE caught up with Machinedrum in Brooklyn a few weeks before he decamped to Berlin for the summer to better know a veteran we expect is about to get his due in a very big way.