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Friday, April 17, 2015

HEDGE MAZE - DYSANIA

HEDGE MAZE - DYSANIA (Lobster Theremin) Untitled is a chattering roller, smothered with a throbbing, wavy bassline and ending in a fuzzy, chord-soaked crescendo, while the slow, drudging rhythms of Dysania give a heavy nod to some of Lowtec's down tempo numbers for the label. The release is rounded out with the glistening, black-sun shower of (slow). All delay-drenched crystal stabs and oscillating soundscapes. A floating, ethereal trip into the afterlife.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Drexciya - Black Sea / Wavejumper (Aqualung Versions)


Drexciya - Black Sea / Wavejumper (Aqualung Versions) (Clone Aqualung Series) Clone continue their Drexciya reissue series with a trio of alternate mixes and unreleased cuts. The topside is given to an prime Aqualung version of 'Black Sea' from 'The Journey Home' 12"; down below you'll find the stinging electro of 'Unknown Journey XI' and a very handy Aqualung Version of 'Wavejumper' without the infamous skip. The best. in boomkat

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

M.U. Podcast June #20 by Broken English Club (2012)

Friday, March 20, 2015

Y-3 Qasa High 2015

Saturday, March 14, 2015

M.U. Podcast #82 (March 2015)

Former Selves- PATIENCE
Giuseppe lelasi & Nicola Ratti- Vll
Jefre Cantu-Ledesma- Speaking Corpse I
Powel- Acid
Ekoplekz- Dappled Firing
Black Zone Myth Chant- He Evil
Vakula- The Wombflash Forest
Filthy Huns- Infinite Ride
Chikiss- Dusha
Balil - Small Energies
Drexciya- Drifting Into a Time of No Future 
Drexciya- Temple of Dos de Agua
Ekoplekz- Spike The System
IVVVO- Dark Room 4 Dance
Dopplereffekt Objekt- Delta Wavt
Legowelt- Codex Arpolxtinus

M.U. Podcast #82 (March 2015) by Mundo Urbano on Mixcloud

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Black Zone Myth Chant ‎– Mane Thecel Phares

Black Zone Myth Chant ‎– Mane Thecel Phares (Editions Gravat) Low Jack and Jean Carval’s Gravats label open 2015 with a killer new album from prolific psych-drone artist High Wolf under his Black Zone Myth Chant alias. ‘Mane Thecel Phares’ is a wigged-out trip thru Afro-centric, riddim-driven psychedelia, breaking down the boundaries between Sun Ra, DJ Screw, and Vox Populi! with a smoked-out, blurry vision heightening the effects already felt in his mighty ‘Straight Cassette’ LP for Winged Sun/Laidtbac - listed in many year-end lists for 2014. Mulching the vibes and fibres of celestial jazz, dub and improvised noise into eight papier mãche golems, the session regresses to a headspace of swampy psychedelia from the amorphous synth shapes and primordial pulse of ‘Belshazzar’ to the sub-conscious voices and ancient elegance of ‘If God Is Not Here’. What happens between those pillars remains a mystery, even after you’ve heard it - is ‘In The Arms of The Parcae’ footwork from an alternate dimension? Could ‘Two Stars, No Cross’ possibly be Francis Bebey’s starchild from Andromeda? Are the polytonal chorales of ‘He Evil’ attempting to communicate in a forgotten language? With your help we can begin to unravel this enigma. Please note down and let us know if you experience any irregularities in breathing, vision, appetite or speech during or after consumption…. in boomkat

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Sunday, March 08, 2015

Christian Dior Fall 2015 Ready-to-Wear

Christian Dior | Haute Couture Spring Summer 2015

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

µ-Ziq - XTLP

µ-Ziq - XTLP (Planet MU) In stark contrast to a large percentage of his previous work, XTLP is joyous all the way through. The twelve compositions abandon the furrow-browed quest for cutting-edge exploration exchanging it for an altogether more carefree and fun approach, with only the footwork-influenced 'Monj2' and exclusive track ‘Forger’ directly referencing any current electronic influences.  'XTEP' is full of nostalgic melody, rave romance and charm... As always, that blend of naif insouciance and eldritch oddness hits the spot like the few others. Recommended!

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Monday, March 02, 2015

RAICA - Dose

RAICA - Dose (Further Records) Comentários: Further Records co-boss lady Chloe Harris presents her excellent 2nd solo album of ambient synth drone. On 'Dose' she conducts herself with minimal, uncluttered elegance over eight neatly constructed tracks. Compared with the spooling tendencies of many in the neo-kosmische realm, Reica's pieces are more buttoned up, like bubbling oddities made in a micro-brewery for those with more esoteric tastes. There's still a definite new age tendency, but one reined-in by a DJ's sense of timing and a personal, tactile feel for ambient pop sweetness that displays her great taste in music. The results sit somewhere betwee
n a lo-fi SAW II and the harmonised synth drift of Madalyn Merkey - which is a great thing in our books. Recommended. in boomkat

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Sunday, March 01, 2015

LINKWOOD - Expressions

LINKWOOD  - Expressions (Firecracker Recordings) Comentários: Expressions it's a real sumptuous listen, taking in new age ambient vignettes, bass heavy beat down, deep house workouts and plenty more. Recommended!

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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Paper Dollhouse - Aeonflower


**Sterling dark pop and stark ambient noise somewhere between Grouper and Vatican Shadow. Edition of 500 with tracing paper insert and download code** There's some genuinely dark magick at work in Paper Dollhouse's debut LP for Glasgow's Night School Records. The London-based duo of Nina Bosnic and Astrud Steehouder are in possession/possessed by a gothic, oneiric spirit which has previously been revealed on Jane Weaver's Bird Records - who also present a cassette version of this LP - and alongside Magpahi for Devon Folklore Tapes Vol. IV. But this is arguably their most effective invocation to date. Guided by black light they offer 10 concentric circles crossing dimensions between occult folk, cinematic techno and crushing noise scapes, calling to mind comparisons with everyone from Vatican Shadow or Prurient to Ectoplasm Girls and Grouper, but maintaining their very own silhouette against that backdrop. In a word, it's spellbinding stuff and we reckon a lot of folk are going to fall for them. in boomkat

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Friday, February 20, 2015

Cakes Da Killa - #IMF

Following his last full-length, The Eulogy, which was released through Mishka Records in 2013, Brooklyn-based MC Cakes Da Killa spent 2014 dropping two mixtapes under his Hunger Pangs series. Now, kicking off 2015 properly, Cakes comes alive with his EP #IMF, just in time for Valentine's Day. The EP features five tracks of thumping electronic instrumentation that blend with spaced out, near tribal elements, providing a proper platformula for Cakes' hypnotic tales of beauty, lust, and wavey late night vibes. [Free Download]

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Saturday, January 31, 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Antoni Maiovvi & Umberto - Maria

Umberto & Antoni Maiovvi - Law Unit Coming soon via Death Waltz Recording Company. Reflective synth lines, guitar, sometimes ambient, other times in the foreground. LAW UNIT is a masterpiece of hard beats and harder synths that you'll want on your stereo when you're making that next trip into the dark unknown.

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SM NURSE - Hometape Recordings 1981-1983

SM NURSE - Hometape Recordings 1981-1983 (Domestica Spain) Comentários:  compilation of the best songs recorded in the studio between 1981 and 1983, and never before edited in vinyl format. I deeply want to thank Menko Konings for his trust, kindness, patience, faith and friendship…we don’t meet people like him every day. 

A short biography by S.M. Nurse: 

Around 1980 Menko Konings (eM.) started the Dutch underground formation S.M. Nurse, first together with Jos Jak and later also with Anneke Stempher. S.M. Nurse experimented with collage-like music and were inspired by N.Y.-ultra, disco e.g. The band mainly performed in the Amsterdam ultra-circuit (Oktopus, Paradiso), clubs and discotheques. They were played regularly on the famous radio programmes RadioNome and Spleen and performed live on radio in the villa of the VPRO in Hilversum. They also contributed to the theme cassette Turkish Delight of the label Ding Dong and there was a cassette release on the label Top Tape. At the end of 1983, S.M. Nurse split up. 

The songs of S.M. Nurse are composed and performed by Anneke Stempher, Jos Jak and Menko Konings. 
Mastered 2014 by Yves Roussel. 
Guest synth-players: 
Robby Horsfall on 'Jing Jang Jong'. 
Rob Sensomania on 'Some Girls Don't Mind'.

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Monday, January 26, 2015

“The illiterate of the 2s1st century will be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn”

Alvin Toffler - Future Shock, 1972.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

NHK yx Koyxen - Doom Steppy Verbs EP

Diagonal will release Hallucinogenic Doom Steppy Verbs on February 16.
Tracklisting:
A1. 218_
A2. 845_
B1. Whispering Gallery
B2. 234_
B3. The Spiral of Babel

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

MONOCHROME SS 2015 SNEAKERS

NIKE AIR MAX 1 ULTRA MOIRE SS 2015
Y-3 QASA HIGH BLACK & WHITE SS 2015

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Monday, January 19, 2015

New Order - Blue Monday

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Demdike Stare - Testpressing#007

Demdike Stare - Testpressing#007 (Modern Love) Comentários: *The seventh and final instalment in the Testpressing Series for the time being - Limited Edition pressing including insert with artwork by Alex Solman and hand-stamped sleeves* Hands-down, #7 is the best Testpressing yet from Miles Whittaker and Sean Canty's Demdike Stare. Landing almost two years since the series began back in 2013, and six months on from their last raid, it's a dichotomy of dancefloor devilment, going hard for it on one side, and running ragged emotions on the other. A-side 'Rathe' opens the doors of perception to a show-stopping bloom of heavenly voices and halfstep jungle, ratcheting the levels to heart-in-mouth effect with panoramic harmonies and ricochet drums that sound like a fwwwd update of Windowlicker, all owing as much to Source Direct as Alice Coltrane. B-side, 'Patchwork' is a whole other madness. Shocking in a different style, it consolidates swirling, norish samples nodding to Italian concrète with the kind of 2-step swerve last heard on Artwork's 'Red’ EP - proper feral, swinging business. We seen and heard it go off in the dance and can safely confirm that it's one of the baddest joints in their now extensive catalogue... via boomkat

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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Astrid Anderson AW15


Astrid Andersen AW15 at London Collections Men: http://youtu.be/2bSV1YxAh20

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