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Lusine has dazzled us with new album Sensorimotor. Conquering the divides between electronic pop music, techno and ambient meanderings, your ears will drift on the album’s sea of emotive ebbs and flows. Sensorimotor is clever, varied and bold. The Texas-raised/Seattle-based producer’s arrangements are constructed with deliberation and the collaborations with vocalists are dashing. Lusine’s influences are timeless...

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Loess master less is more

Loess master less is more


Posted By on Feb 26, 2017

Many creatives will report that their environments have an impact on their music. From the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, ambient duo Loess release their long awaited follow up album “Pocosin”. One listen and your senses embrace the icy spaciousness of their mid Atlantic surrounds. There is room, there is space. Underlying their instrumentals is a subtle yet pervading argument between anxiety and optimism. I dare you to lose...

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Are you dressed and packed for an innovative sonic journey? It will be full of minimalist glitch, moody dance beats and melodic guitar that culminates in sprawling, poignant chaos. There will be meandering vocal hooks to climb that symphonic cliff face. This is the unique sound of nomadic musician/producer known as Outside The Academy (OTA). Some of you may know him less formally as Pawel Cholewa (Pa-vell Ho-li-ver). We’ve been...

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I have had many discussions with other music lovers about what makes a band or singer so great. While we all agree that a certain level of skill makes it more enjoyable, most concur that it’s the passionate delivery that gets us every time. My first listen to The So So Cyclers “blue and purple” EP had me hook, line and sinker. Here was an emerging band bold enough to traverse genres to explore their creative...

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Raised in a large musical family has had a significant impact on Icelandic electronic artist, Ruxpin. His mother played the piano, his uncle is a church organist, his grandfather was a violin player for the Icelandic Symphonic Orchestra and a lot of his relatives are very successful musicians in Iceland. When I came across his mood fuelled new album, We Become Ravens, I was instantly intrigued. Here was a mature artist whose...

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