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The Fruit Of The Spring

The Fruit Of The Spring

The Fruit Of The Spring is a fantastic hommagé onto David Bowie′s V-2 Schneider by Steve Brand released 01 January 2014. Soft pads, intermittent drones, treated oud, kalimba, field recordings and a short sample of C. G. Jung are lovingly assembled, layered, coaxed and teased for this long form track. The single track version was especially made for New Year’s Day 2014. The full length re-edit, remix will appear on the future release,...

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Laibach: The Whistleblowers

Laibach: The Whistleblowers

The Provocative Slovenian Industrial Group Return With a Visual Manifesto The Whistleblowers comes from Laibach’s uncategorizable forthcoming album Spectre, the rousing synth-pop of “The Whistleblowers” is inspired by provocateurs such as Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning, continuing the band’s long-established critique of power and political freedoms. “They predicted the downfall of Yugoslavia through their music,” says Norwegian...

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Longing for nostalgy

Longing for nostalgy

The Caretaker conjures a quieter, more introspective spirit, lost in his own mind amidst a low-lit labyrinth of ever-decaying and antediluvian shellac phrases. Sourced from a mysterious collection of 78s, these vague snippets of archaic sonics reflect the ability of Alzheimers patients to recall the songs of their past, and with them recollections of places, people, moods and sensations. Shellacs & shellacs &...

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Sigur Rós → Brennisteinn

Sigur Rós → Brennisteinn

From the upcoming Sigur Rós album Kveikur, released worldwide June 17/18 on XL Recordings. Video directed by Andrew...

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Ambient legend Pete Namlook has died

Ambient legend Pete Namlook has died

Peter Namlook [Peter Kuhlmann] is one of the most influential figures of electronic and ambient music in the 1990s. Inspired by Oskar Sala, one of the pioneers of electronic music, Namlook focused on the untapped potential of analogue synthesizers, often developed or extended in his laboratory. Started his career in Frankfurt playing in the electronic ensemble Romantic Warrior that was loosely part of the new age and electronic scene. They...

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