Posts Tagged: electronica

Album of the Week: Jay Daniel’s Broken Knowz

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When it comes to musical legacies, Detroit’s is singular: talking about “Detroit sound” can refer to a jump into Motown’s soul vibes or a dive into the roots of techno’s hammering basses, two apparently distant and antipodal hearts that have more in common than we might think. Jay Daniel, 25 years old and son of Planet E […]

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Song of the Day: “Coronus, The Terminator”

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Four years ago, LA Weekly called Steven Ellison’s music “spiritual electronica.” Today, in the wake of his fifth release, Your Dead!, the artist known as Flying Lotus is still just as difficult to categorize. The experimental producer and beat-making virtuoso is known for creating hard-to-describe musical landscapes in the tradition of predecessors J-Dilla and Madlib. At the […]

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The Definite Article

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The Juan MacLean finally have a new album out. A much-anticipated garden of electronica songsmithing, The Future Will Come is tremendous, careful, and sleek; it will blow your little mind-feet! The Juan MacLean is touring with The Field (What’s the deal with band names that demand the definite article? Is it related to the demise […]

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Running on Sexy

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Sébastien Tellier recently toured the States, bringing a spacious European balance to “sex music” from this side of the pond, such as the brilliant, raunchy new Peaches album, I Feel Cream (which imeem is streaming for free, thanks to XLR8R). Tellier proves that sexiness and emptiness are never far apart. (pics and video after the […]

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