Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Top Albums 2013

Atoms For Peace 'AMOK' (XL)
Daniel Avery 'Drone Logic' (Phantasy Sound)
John Foxx & Jori Hulkkonen 'European Splendour' (Sugarcane)
Savages 'Silence Yourself' (Pop Noir)
Senking 'Capsize Recovery' (Raster-Noton)
Sølyst 'Lead' (Bureau B) 
Fuck Buttons 'Slow Focus' (ATP Recordings)
The Asphodells 'Ruled By Passion Destroyed By Lust' (Rotters Golf Club)
The Knife 'Shaking the Habitual' (Brille)
The Oscillation 'From Tomorrow' (All Time Low/Hands In The Dark)

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

[December 2013] black polished chrome music

BFZ 'Uff' (Trelik) 02/12/13 (EP)
DJ Koze 'Amygdala Remixes 1' (Pampa) 02/12/13 (Single)
Todd Terje 'Spiral' (Olsen) 02/12/13 (Single)
Can 'Can Vinyl Box' (Mute) 02/12/13 (Box Set) 
Ben Sims 'Fabric 73' (Fabric) 02/12/13 (Compilation)
Your Silent Face 'A Place Where Arms Bend Backwards' (Fiedeltwo) 06/12/13 (Single)
Factory Floor 'Turn It Up' (DFA) 09/12/13 (Single)
Swayzak & Richard Davis 'Shut Me Down' (CONSTRUCT) 09/12/13 (EP) 
Psychic TV 'Live At Thee Marquee' (Cold Spring) 09/12/13 (Album)
Psychic TV 'Thee Fabulous Feast Ov Flowering Light' (Cold Spring) 09/12/13 (Album)
Psychic TV 'Hacienda' (Cold Spring) 09/12/13 (Album)
Audion 'Audion X'(Spectral Sound) 09/12/13 (Compilation)
Burial 'Rival Dealer' (Hyperdub) 16/12/13 (Single)
Death In June 'Live in Wien 2011' (Neroz) 16/12/13 (Live Album)
Laibach 'Iron Sky Director’s Cut OST' (Mute) 16/12/13 (Limited Album)
Playgroup 'Reproductions Vol. 2' (Playgroup) 16/12/13 (Compilation)

Sunday, 17 November 2013

[November 2013]

Booka Shade 'Eve' (Blaufield Music/Embassy One) 01/11/13 (Album)
Cut Copy 'Free Your Mind' (Modular) 04/11/13 (Album)
Cabaret Voltaire '#8385 (Collected Works 1983–1985)' (Mute) 04/11/13 (Box Set)
Irmin Schmidt 'Villa Wunderbar' (Mute / Spoon) 04/11/13 (Compilation)
DJ Harvey 'Sarcastic Study Masters Vol. 2' 04/11/13 (Reissue)
Public Image Ltd 'Rise / Warrior' (Virgin) 04/11/13 (Reissue)
Various 'Die Welt ist Klang' (Carpe Sonum) 08/11/13 (Compilation)
Conrad Schnitzler 'Gold' (Bureau B) 08/11/13 (Reissue)
Conrad Schnitzler 'Silber/Silver' (Bureau B) 08/11/13 (Reissue)
James Holden 'Circle Of Fifths' (Border Community) 11/11/13 (Single)
Mesh 'Adjust Your Set' (Dependent) 11/11/13 (Single) 
Jackson And His Computer Band 'G.I. Jane (Fill Me Up)' (Warp) 11/11/13 (EP)
ÄÄNIPÄÄ 'Through A Pre-Memory' (Editions Mego) 11/11/13 (Album)
Justus Köhncke 'Justus Köhncke & The Wonderful Frequency Band' (Kompakt) 11/11/13 (Album)
L.B. Dub Corp 'Unknown Origin' (Ostgut Ton) 11/11/13 (Album)
Various 'City Sound Berlin' (Berlin Music Days) 11/11/13 (Compilation)
Massive Attack 'Mezzanine' (The Vinyl Factory) 11/11/13 (Reissue)
Various 'Selected Label Works 4' (Permanent Vacation) 15/11/13 (Compilation)
Asmus Tietchens 'In Die Nacht' (Bureau B) 15/11/13 (Reissue)
Asmus Tietchens 'Litia' (Bureau B) 15/11/13 (Reissue)
The Time & Space Machine 'The Magic Hour EP' (Tirk) 18/11/13 (EP)      
Various 'The Sound Of The 14th Season' (Cocoon) 18/11/13 (Compilation)
Boards Of Canada 'Twoism' (Warp)  18/11/13 (Reissue)
Boards Of Canada 'In A Beautiful Place Out In The Country' (Warp)  18/11/13 (Reissue)
Boards Of Canada 'Trans Canada Highway' (Warp)  18/11/13 (Reissue)
Function 'Remixes' (Ostgut Ton) 25/11/13 (EP) 
Various 'The Sound Of Belgium' (La Musique Fait La Force) 25/11/13 (Compilation)
Sunn O))) 'Black One' (Southern Lord) 29/11/13 (Reissue)

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

[October 2013 / Ibiza = Las Vegas]

Goblin 'Tour 2013' (Death Waltz) 01/10/13 (EP)
Four Tet 'Beautiful Rewind' (Text) 03/10/13 (Album)
Daniel Avery 'Drone Logic' (Because / Phantasy Sound) 07/10/13 (Album)
The Orb 'History Of The Future' (Island) 07/10/13 (Box Set)
Swans 'Not Here/Not Now' (Young God) 14/10/13 (Live Album) 
The Knife 'Let’s Talk About Gender Baby, Let’s Talk About You and Me' (Mute) 15/10/13 (Single)
Booka Shade 'Love Inc' (Blaufield Music/Embassy One) 18/10/13 (Single)
Neil Landstrumm 'Dragon Under' (Sneaker Social Club) 21/10/13 (Album)
Omar Souleyman 'Wenu Wenu' (Ribbon) 21/10/13 (Album)
Rhadoo 'Fabric 72' (Fabric) 21/10/13 (Compilation)
Boards Of Canada 'Music Has The Right To Children' (Warp) 21/10/13 (Reissue)
Boards Of Canada 'Geogaddi' (Warp) 21/10/13 (Reissue)
Boards Of Canada 'The Campfire Headphase' (Warp) 21/10/13 (Reissue)
Public Image Ltd 'Album' (Virgin) 21/10/13 (Reissue)
Die Krupps 'The Machinists of Joy' (Synthetic Symphony) 25/10/13 (Album)
Ulrich Schnauss & Mark Peters 'Tomorrow Is Another Day' (Bureau B) 25/10/13 (Album)
Autechre 'L-event' (Warp) 28/10/13 (EP)
Kaito 'Until The End Of Time' (Kompakt) 28/10/13 (Album)
Public Image Ltd 'This is Not a Love Song' (Virgin) 28/10/13 (Reissue)
3D and the Art of Massive Attack (The Vinyl Factory) 28/10/13 (Book)
COUM Transmissions 'Home Aged & The 18 Month Hope' (Dais) 29/10/13 (Album)
Cut Hands 'Damballah 58' (Blackest Ever Black) (Single)

Sunday, 15 September 2013

September 2013's Disco Dementia

Jackson And His Computer Band 'Glow' (Warp) 02/09/13 (Album)
Mika Vainio / Joachim Nordwall 'Monstrance' (Touch) 02/09/13 (Album)
Wolfgang Voigt 'Zukunft Ohne Menschen' (Profan) 02/09/13 (Limited Album)
The Asphodells 'Remixed' (Rotters Golf Club) 02/09/13 (Compilation)
Various 'Classic Jams' (Poker Flat) 02/09/13 (Compilation)
Various 'The Pink Collection' (Eskimo) 02/09/13 (Compilation)
Nine Inch Nails 'Hesitation Marks' (Columbia) 03/09/13 (Album)
Covenant 'Leaving Babylon' (Dependent) 06/09/13 (Album)
Factory Floor 'Factory Floor' (DFA) 09/09/13 (Album)
Goldfrapp 'Tales Of Us' (Mute) 09/09/13 (Album)
Marcel Dettmann 'Dettmann II' (Ostgut-Ton) 16/09/13 (Album)
Nightmares On Wax 'Feelin’ Good' (Warp) 16/09/13 (Album)
Senking 'Capsize Recovery' (Raster-Noton) 16/09/13 (Album)
Clark 'Feast/Beast' (Warp) 16/09/13 (Compilation)
Popol Vuh 'Affenstunde' (Wah Wah) 16/09/13 (Reissue)
Popol Vuh 'In den Gärten Pharaos' (Wah Wah) 16/09/13 (Reissue)
Popol Vuh 'Hosianna Mantra' (Wah Wah) 16/09/13 (Reissue)
Popol Vuh 'Seligpreisung' (Wah Wah) 16/09/13 (Reissue)
Popol Vuh 'Einsjäger und Siebenjäger' (Wah Wah) 16/09/13 (Reissue)
Lawrence 'Films & Windows' (Dial) 17/09/13 (Album)
Various '20 Years Of Downwards' (Downwards) 18/09/13 (Compilation)
Trentemøller 'Lost' (In My Room) 23/09/13 (Album)
Schneider TM 'Guitar Sounds' (Bureau B) 27/09/13 (Album)
Various 'Various' (Ostgut Ton) 30/09/13 (EP)
The Oscillation 'From Tomorrow' (All Time Low/Hands In The Dark) 30/09/13 (Album)
Black Lung 'The Business Of Selling' (M-tronic) (EP)

Monday, 12 August 2013

August 2013 / Sein und Zeit

Various 'A Field In England OST' (Rook Films) 01/08/13 (Compilation)
Moderat 'II' (Monkeytown) 02/08/13 (Album)
Various 'Mutazione' (Strut) 06/08/13 (Compilation)
The Bug 'Filthy' (Ninja Tune) 12/08/13 (EP)
John Foxx + Jori Hulkkonen 'European Splendour' (Sugarcane) 19/08/13 (EP)
Ricardo Villalobos and Max Loderbauer 'Turbo Semantic' (Perlon) 19/08/13 (EP)
Tosca 'Tlapa - The Odeon Remixes' (!K7) 19/08/13 (Remix Album)
Cassy 'Fabric 71' (fabric) 19/08/13 (Compilation)
Trevor Jackson 'Metal Dance 2 (Industrial / Post-Punk / EBM Classics & Rarities 79-88)' (Strut) 19/08/13 (Compilation)
Various 'Kollektion 2' (Kompakt) 19/08/13 (Compilation)
Mark Fell 'N-Dimensional Analysis' (Liberation Technologies) 26/08/13 (EP)
The Knife 'The Knife' (Artist Intel) 27/08/13 (Reissue)
The Knife 'Deep Cuts' (Artist Intel) 27/08/13 (Reissue)
Max Loderbauer 'Transparenz' (Non Standard Productions) (Album)

Friday, 19 July 2013

[July 2013] money_is_not_our_god

Dead Can Dance 'Children of the Sun' (PIAS) 01/07/13 (Single)
Tiger & Woods 'Golden Bear' (Editainment) 01/07/13 (EP)
Frank Bretschneider 'Super.Trigger' (Raster-Noton) 01/07/13 (Album)
Marcel Fengler 'Fokus' (Ostgut Ton) 08/07/13 (Album)
New Order 'Live at Bestival 2012' (Sunday Best Recordings) 08/07/13 (Album)
Tiefschwarz 'The Mix Collection: Tale of Us' (Renaissance) 08/07/13 (Compilation)
Front Line Assembly 'Echogenetic' (Dependent) 09/07/13 (Album)
DJ Hell 'Kern Vol. 2' (Tresor) 15/07/13 (Compilation)
Cabaret Voltaire 'Red Mecca' (Mute) 22/07/13 (Reissue) 
Fuck Buttons 'Slow Focus' (ATP Recordings) 22/07/13 (Album)
Horror Inc. 'Briefly Eternal' (Perlon) 22/07/13 (Album)
The Knife 'A Tooth For An Eye' (Mute) 23/07/13 (Single)
Cut Hands 'The Madwoman' (Downwards) 29/07/13 (EP)
Paul White 'Watch the Ants' (One-Handed Music) 29/07/13 (EP)
Various 'Acid Rain: Definitive Original Acid & Deep House 1985-1991' (Harmless) (Compilation)

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

[June 2013]

The Sonic Aesthetic 'New Districts' (The Sonic Aesthetic) 03/06/13 (EP)
Redshape 'Red Pack II' (Delsin and Present) 03/06/13 (Mini-Album)
Stimming 'Stimming' (Diynamic) 03/06/13 (Album)
The Orb & Lee 'Scratch' Perry 'More Tales From The Orbservatory' (Cooking Vinyl) 03/06/13 (Album)
Carl Craig 'Masterpiece' (Ministry of Sound) 03/06/13 (Compilation)
John Foxx 'Metadelic' (Edsel/Demon) 03/06/13 (Compilation) 
Covenant 'Last Dance' (Dependent) 07/06/13 (EP)
Boards Of Canada 'Tomorrow's Harvest' (Warp) 10/06/13 (Album)
Jan St. Werner 'Blaze Colour Burn' (Thrill Jockey) 10/06/13 (Album)
Juan Atkins and Moritz von Oswald 'Borderland' (Tresor) 10/06/13 (Album)
Download 'LingAM' (Metropolis) 11/06/13 (Album)
Mathew Jonson 'Her Blurry Pictures' (Crosstown Rebels) 11/06/13 (Album)
Clock DVA 'Post-Sign' (Anterior) 14/06/13 (Album)
Austra 'Olympia' (Domino) 17/06/13 (Album)
James Holden 'The Inheritors' (Border Community) 17/06/13 (Album)
Public Image Limited 'First Issue' (Light in the Attic) 18/06/13 (Reissue)
De/Vision 'Strange Days' (Popgefahr) 21/06/13 (Box-Set)
Mark Pritchard 'Ghosts' (Warp) 24/06/13 (EP)
Matthew Herbert 'The End of Silence' (Accidental) 24/06/13 (Album)
The Mole 'Caregiver' (Maybe Tomorrow) 24/06/13 (Album)
µ-Ziq 'Chewed Corners' (Planet Mu) 25/06/13 (Album)
Black Merlin / White Lodge '22.05 / Swung' (World Unknown) 26/06/13 (Single)
Youngtee & Joe Hart / Andy Blake 'Invisible Men / Haunted Mechanism' (World Unknown) 26/06/13 (Single)

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

May 2013, even bigger than Reznor's greed

Rex The Dog 'Do You Feel What I Feel' (Southern Fried) 06/05/13 (Single)
Savages 'Silence Yourself' (Pop Noir) 06/05/13 (Album)
Stefan Goldmann 'Live At Honen-In Temple' (Macro) 06/05/13 (Album)
Caribou 'Start Breaking My Heart' (Leaf) 06/05/13 (Reissue)
Caribou 'Up In Flames' (Leaf) 06/05/13 (Reissue)
Caribou 'The Milk Of Human Kindness' (Leaf) 06/05/13 (Reissue)
Various 'The Underground Sound Of Glasgow (Mixed By JD Twitch)' (Glasgow Underground) 06/05/13 (Compilation)
Modeselektor 'We Are Modeselektor' (Monkeytown) 09/05/13 (DVD)
Four Tet 'Rounds' (Domino) 13/05/13 (Reissue)
Rodion G.A. 'The Lost Tapes' (Strut) 13/05/13 (Compilation)
Steffi 'Panorama Bar 05' (Ostgut Ton) 13/05/13 (Compilation)
Boredoms 'Pop Tartari' (1972 Records) 14/05/13 (Reissue)
Boredoms 'Chocolate Synthesizer' (1972 Records) 14/05/13 (Reissue)
Carter Tutti 'Coolicon' (CTI) 20/05/13 (Single)
µ-Ziq 'XTEP' (Planet Mu) 20/05/13 (Single)
Om 'Gethsemane' (Drag City) 20/05/13 (Single)
The Black Dog 'Tranklements' (Dust Science) 20/05/13 (Album)
Various 'Balance 23: Radio Slave' (Balance) 24/05/13 (Compilation)
Various 'minMAX' (M_nus) 24/05/13 (Compilation)
Mika Vainio 'Kilo' (Blastfirstpetite) 27/05/13 (Album)
Various 'Gregor Schwellenbach Spielt 20 Jahre Kompakt' (Kompakt) 27/05/13 (Compilation)
The Bug 'Filthy' (Ninja Tune) 28/05/13 (EP)
Safety Scissors 'In A Manner Of Sleeping' (BPitch Control) 31/05/13 (Album)
George Issakidis 'Karezza' (Kill The DJ) (Album) 

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

April 2013 / Obama Is A Cunt (Pakistan Drone Attacks)

Bonobo 'The North Borders' (Ninja Tune) 01/04/13 (Album) 
Factory Floor & Peter Gordon 'Beachcombing / C Side' (Optimo Music) 08/04/13 (EP)
The Knife 'Shaking the Habitual' (Brille) 08/04/13 (Album)
Electronic 'Electronic' (EMI) 08/04/13 (Reissue)
Various 'Acid – Mysterons Invade The Jackin’ Zone: Chicago Acid and Experimental House 1986-1993' (Soul Jazz) 08/04/13 (Compilation)
Sølyst 'Lead' (Bureau B) 12/04/13 (Album)
Simian Mobile Disco 'Live' (Delicacies) 15/04/13 (Album)
Killing Joke 'The Singles Collection 1979-2012' (Spinefarm/Universal) 15/04/13 (Compilation)
Various 'The Lifesaver' (Live At Robert Johnson) 15/04/13 (Compilation) 
Vangelis 'Blade Runner OST' (Audio Fidelity) 16/04/13 (Reissue)
Diamond Version 'EP4' (Mute) 22/04/13 (EP)
Dead Can Dance 'In Concert' (PIAS) 22/04/13 (Album)
Gary Numan 'Dead Moon Falling' (Mortal) 22/04/13 (Remix Album)
Francois K 'The Masters Series 20' (Renaissance) 22/04/13 (Compilation)
Giorgio Moroder 'Schlagermoroder (Volume 1: 1966-1975)' (Repertoire) 22/04/13 (Compilation)
Sandwell District 'Fabric 69' (fabric) 22/04/13 (Compilation)
Snog 'Babes in Consumerland' (Metropolis) 23/04/13 (Album)
!!! 'THR!!!ER' (Warp) 29/04/13 (Album)
Gravetemple 'Ambient/Ruin' (Ideological Organ/Editions Mego) 29/04/13 (Album)
Maceo Plex 'DJ Kicks' (!K7) 29/04/13 (Compilation)
Erik & Fiedel 'Que Barbaro / Casio Dub' (MMM) (Single)

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

March 2013: Fill a hole with your money

Ellen Allien 'LISm' (BPitch Control) 01/03/13 (Album)
KMFDM 'Kunst' (Dependent) 01/03/13 (Album)
The Deadstock 33s 'The Pilgrim's Ghost' (Gomma) 01/03/13 (Album)
Zenker Brothers 'Lion In Mars' (Tresor) 04/03/13 (EP)
Autechre 'Exai' (Warp) 04/03/13 (Album)
Anthony Child 'The Space Between People and Things' (NNA Tapes) 05/03/13 (Album)
Melotron 'Stuck in the Mirror' (Out of Line) 08/03/13 (Single)
Atoms For Peace 'Judge Jury and Executioner / SAD' (XL) 11/03/13 (Single)
Squarepusher 'Enstrobia' (Warp) 11/03/13 (EP)
TV Mania 'Bored With Prozac And The Internet?' (The Vinyl Factory) 11/03/13 (Album)
Various 'Deutsche Elektronische Musik 2' (Soul Jazz) 11/03/13 (Compilation)
IAMX 'The Unified Field' (61 Seconds) 15/03/13 (Album)
Karl Bartos 'Off The Record' (Bureau B) 15/03/13 (Album)
Mesh 'Automation Baby' (Dependent) 15/03/13 (Album)
Front 242 'Transmission SE91' (Minimal Maximal) 15/03/13 (Limited Live Album)
Atom TM 'HD' (Raster-Noton) 18/03/13 (Album)
Various 'Kompakt 20 Jahre Kollektion' (Kompakt) 18/03/13 (Compilation)
Ensemble Pearl 'Ensemble Pearl' (Drag City) 19/03/13 (Album)
The Black Dog 'Darkhaus Vol. 01' (Unterton) 25/03/13 (EP)
Crime & The City Solution 'American Twilight' (Mute) 25/03/13 (Album)
Depeche Mode 'Delta Machine' (Sony) 25/03/13 (Album) 
Dj Koze 'Amygdala' (Pampa) 25/03/13 (Album)
Heterotic 'Love & Devotion' (Planet Mu) 25/03/13 (Album)
La Düsseldorf 'Japandorf' (Grönland) 25/03/13 (Album)
Wire 'Change Becomes Us' (Pink Flag) 25/03/13 (Album)
Snog 'The Plug-In Drug' (M-tronic) 30/03/13 (Limited Single)

Friday, 15 February 2013

February 2013: hardheaded and unresponsive

Karl Bartos 'Atomium' (Bureau B) 01/02/13 (Limited Single)
Nitzer Ebb 'Live At Markthalle Hamburg' (Major) 01/02/13 (Limited Vinyl Compilation)
Cyclopean 'Cyclopean' (Mute/Spoon) 04/02/13 (EP)
The Asphodells 'Ruled By Passion Destroyed By Lust' (Rotters Golf Club) 04/02/13 (Album)
Tosca 'Odeon' (!K7) 04/02/13 (Album)
Wraetlic 'Wraetlic' (Convex Industries) 04/02/13 (Album)
The Deadstock 33s 'Underneath The Pines' (Gomma) 05/02/13 (Single)
Various 'Who’s That Man: A Tribute To Conny Plank' (Grönland) 11/02/13 (Box Set)
Isolée 'Allowance' (Pampa) 13/02/13 (EP)
Apparat 'Kreig Und Freiden' (Mute) 15/02/13 (Album)
Jamie Lidell 'Jamie Lidell' (Warp) 18/02/13 (Album)
Voigt & Voigt 'Die Zauberhafte Welt Der Anderen' (Kompakt) 18/02/13 (Album)
Hans-Joachim Roedelius 'Selected Pieces 1990 to 2011' (Mule Musiq) 18/02/13 (Compilation)
Petre Inspirescu 'fabric 68' (fabric) 18/02/13 (Compilation) 
Godflesh 'Hymns' (The End) 19/02/13 (Reissue)
Various 'Change The Beat: The Celluloid Records Story 1980 – 1987' (Strut) 19/02/13 (Compilation)
Matmos 'The Marriage Of Two Minds' (Thrill Jockey) 22/02/13 (Album)
µ-Ziq 'Somerset Avenue Tracks (1992-1995)' (Planet Mu) 23/02/13 (Limited Compilation)
Atoms For Peace 'AMOK' (XL) 25/02/13 (Album)
Mekon 'Piece Of Work' (Wall of Sound) 25/02/13 (Album)

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

[January 2013: Silence Is Your Consent]

Broadcast 'Berberian Sound Studio' (Warp) 07/01/13 (Album)
J Dilla 'Donuts' (Stones Throw) 07/01/13 (Reissue Box Set)
Download 'Furnace Re:Dux' (Metropolis) 08/01/13 (Reissue)
Factory Floor 'Fall Back' (DFA) 14/01/13 (Single)
Die Krupps 'Risikofaktor' (Synthetic Symphony) 18/01/13 (Single)
Mesh 'Born To Lie' (Dependent) 18/01/13 (Single)
Roots Manuva 'Banana Skank' (Big Dada) 21/01/13 (EP)
Various 'Pop Ambient 2013' (Kompakt) 21/01/13 (Compilation)
New Order 'Lost Sirens' (Rhino/Warner) 22/01/13 (Compilation)
Project Pitchfork 'Black' (Trisol) 25/01/13 (Album)
Depeche Mode 'Heaven' (Sony) 28/01/13 (Single)