End of 2016: a list and a mix by net

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Have fun loading this browser-exasperatin’ deluge of embedded Bandcamp players! As usual this year, I’ve a hopelessly, ever more populous backlog of music I failed to consult in good time. Of what I… Continue reading

End Of 2016: Best House Tracks

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2016 has been another bumper year for House music, as the 90s resurgence continues to influence both the mainstream and underground dancefloor, as well as the woozy, broken vintage sound a la Max Graef… Continue reading

Wodoo Wolcan – Summer Breeze

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I’ve had my eye on this latest release on German imprint Radio Juicy for some time and yesterday I was pleased to receive the email alert I’d set with the label so I could… Continue reading

Lambert – Excess

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We were recently sent the new limited edition tape release by Lambert, on the brilliantly curated Dauw imprint from Ghent, Belgium. Each release comes in a beautifully packaged short run of cassettes, with… Continue reading

The Caretaker – Everywhere At The End Of Time

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Similar to The Caretaker’s ‘An Empty Bliss Beyond This World‘, Leyland Kirby’s latest offering under this alias is shooting to the best sellers list and is likely to find its way on many… Continue reading

ICP021 Irregular Crates Podcast 021

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Some of our more attentive readers may have noticed that there are some new ‘reviewers’ writing posts for us. This came about after we were tired of writing ‘we’ when there was only really… Continue reading

Roberto Attanasio – Abyss

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We were recently sent a promo copy of ‘Abyss‘ by Rome based composer Roberto Attanasio, ahead of a release on Swedish label 1631, run by David Wenngren (Library Tapes) and Mattias Nilsson. The album… Continue reading

Danny Clay – Stills

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Danny Clay’s ‘Stills’ was presented as a feature opportunity, coincidently, while I was listening to ‘ganymede’: an album previously released by Clay via Hibernate Records. ‘Stills’ presents the listener with a balance of warmth and rawness… Continue reading

K’an – Babel

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What comes to mind when picturing limited edition DIY packaging for small-run CD releases? If you’re unfamiliar with the US label Time Released Sound, then the physical manifestations of their releases have to… Continue reading

Tim Linghaus – Vhoir

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Tim Linghaus’ ‘Vhoir’ opens with a tranquil selection of orchestral instruments, arranged and processed together cleverly. The addition of movement captured in field recordings creates the sounds of the accidental and unintended musical… Continue reading