Results tagged “idm”

Various: Ikude

Somehow this CD got stuck at the bottom of my to-review pile. Upon re-listening, I discovered a nice collection of understated, melodic IDM.
Nov 2, 2007 in Reviews: IDM

Freescha: Freeschaland

In the trinity of artists recording analogue synthesizers to wobbly tapes, Boards of Canada is the father and Christ. is obviously the sacrificial son. That would, appropriately, make Freescha a ghost. While Nick Huntington and Michael McGroart have been creating music since the late nineties, they are often overlooked, perhaps due to their California location. This retrospective of their first three EPs is evidence of just how essential they are.
Oct 21, 2007 in Reviews: IDM

Various: One Five Zero

To celebrate their 50th release, n5MD have pulled out all the stops with a double-disc label overview. This collection shows how far the label has come from its MiniDisc-only days. Unfortunately, it also shows how much the IDM scene has been transformed into instrumental indie rock.
Oct 11, 2007 in Reviews: IDM

Nikka: Isotopos

I’m glad there’s a record label where IDM hold-outs can still experiment.
Oct 4, 2007 in Reviews: IDM

Bola: Kroungrine

The Bola philosophy must be lack of gratification.
Aug 4, 2007 in Reviews: IDM

The Tuss: Rushup Edge

Billed as a mystery artist, credited to “Karen Tregaskin,” and rumored to be AFX-related, The Tuss’s music is indeed very Analord-esque.
Jul 16, 2007 in Reviews: IDM

B12: Slope

B12 are back after a ten year absence.
Jun 10, 2007 in Reviews: IDM

February Roundup

Hip-hop and IDM: DJ Cutler, Bukue One, 8yone, and Arc Lab.
Feb 28, 2007 in Reviews

January Roundup

Yard, Compost, Lackluster, Boltfish, and Desperate Man Blues.
Jan 31, 2007 in Reviews

Xela: For Frosty Mornings and Summer Nights

A glitchy, melodic classic.
Jan 21, 2007 in Reviews: IDM
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