Saturday, 31 December 2016

Top Albums 2016

Automat 'OstWest' (Bureau B)
Clint Mansell 'Black Mirror: San Junipero (Original Score)' (Lakeshore)
Dan Lissvik 'Midnight' (Smalltown Supersound)
Die Krupps 'Stahlwerkrequiem' (Bureau B)
Nisennenmondai '#NA' (On-U Sound)
Prins Thomas 'Principe Del Norte' (Smalltown Supersound)
Savages 'Adore Life' (Matador)
Sølyst 'The Steam Age' (Bureau B)
The Avalanches 'Wildflower' (Modular)
The Orb 'COW / Chill Out, World!' (Kompakt)

Sunday, 18 December 2016

[December 2016] Constant Shallowness Leads To Evil

DJ Koze / Robag Wruhme 'Drive / X-Mop 198' (Hart & Tief) 02/12/16 (EP)
Demdike Stare 'Wonderland' (Modern Love) 02/12/16 (Album)
Richard H. Kirk 'Collected Works 1974 - 1989' (Mute) 02/12/16 (Box Set)
Sandoz 'Collected Works 1992 - 1994' (Mute) 02/12/16 (Box Set)
Burial 'Young Death / Nightmarket' (Hyperdub) 05/12/16 (Single)
Paranoid London 'Give Me The/Our Man Though' (Paranoid London) 05/12/16 (Single)
Coldcut x On-U Sound 'Everyday Another Sanction' (Ahead Of Our Time) 09/12/16 (Single)
Nothing But Noise 'eXistence oscillation Past' (Wool E Discs) 09/12/16 (Album)
Nina Kraviz 'fabric 91' (Fabric) 09/12/16 (Compilation)
Death In June 'The World That Summer' (Pylon) 09/12/16 (Reissue)
Reinhard Voigt 'Kontraste' (Kompakt) 12/12/16 (Single)
Einstürzende Neubauten 'Live at Rockpalast' (Let Them Eat Vinyl) 30/12/16 (Live Album)
Ministry 'Trax! Rarities' (Cleopatra) 30/12/16 (Compilation)

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

November 2016 . Geek Down

Porter Ricks 'Shadow Boat' (Tresor) 04/11/16 (EP)
Covenant 'The Blinding Dark' (Dependent) 04/11/16 (Album)
Tiger & Woods 'On The Green Again' (T&W) 04/11/16 (Album)
Snog 'The Clockwork Man (Non-Compliant Remixes in the Age of Obedience)' (Metropolis) 04/11/16 (Remix Album)
Ellen Allien 'Landing XX' (Bpitch Control) 11/11/16 (Single)
Steve Bicknell 'Modes Of Thought' (6dimensions) 11/11/16 (Single)
Automat 'OstWest' (Bureau B) 11/11/16 (Album)
Simian Mobile Disco 'Welcome To Sideways' (Delicacies) 11/11/16 (Album)
IAMX 'Everything Is Burning (Metanoia Addendum)' (IAMX) 11/11/16 (Remix Album)
Daniel Avery 'DJ-Kicks' (!K7) 11/11/16 (Compilation)
Various 'Hypercolour 10 Years' (Hypercolour) 11/11/16 (Compilation)
Depeche Mode 'Video Singles Collection' (Sony) 11/11/16 (DVD)
Autechre 'Incunabula' (Warp) 11/11/16 (Reissue)
Autechre 'Amber' (Warp) 11/11/16 (Reissue)
Autechre 'Tri Repetae' (Warp) 11/11/16 (Reissue)
Dead Can Dance 'Garden Of The Arcane Delights' (4AD) 11/11/16 (Reissue)
Dead Can Dance 'Within The Realm Of A Dying Sun' (4AD) 11/11/16 (Reissue)
Dead Can Dance 'Toward The Within' (4AD) 11/11/16 (Reissue)
Barker & Baumecker 'Turns' (Ostgut Ton) 25/11/16 (Album)
Einstürzende Neubauten 'Greatest Hits' (Potomak) 25/11/16 (Compilation)
Various 'Kollektion 06: Cluster - Compiled by John McEntire' (Bureau B) 25/11/16 (Compilation)
Various 'Pop Ambient 2017' (Kompakt) 25/11/16 (Compilation)

Saturday, 15 October 2016

October 2016: Primer

Powell 'Frankie & Johnny' (XL) 03/10/16 (Single)
Prins Thomas 'C (Remixes)' (Smalltown Supersound) 03/10/16 (Single)
Peter Hook 'Substance: Inside New Order' (Simon & Schuster) 06/10/16 (Book)
Moderat 'Eating Hooks Remixes' (Monkeytown) 07/10/16 (Single)
Monolake 'VLSI' (Imbalance Computer Music) 07/10/16 (Album)
Bjørn Torske 'Fuglekongen' (Smalltown Supersound) 10/10/16 (Single)
Sleaford Mods 'TCR' (Rough Trade) 14/10/16 (EP)
Surgeon 'Bland Ambition' (Dynamic Tension) 14/10/16 (EP)
Oval 'Popp' (UOVOOO) 14/10/16 (Album)
Powell 'Sport' (XL) 14/10/16 (Album)
The Orb 'COW / Chill Out, World!' (Kompakt) 14/10/16 (Album)
Marcel Dettmann 'DJ-Kicks' (!K7) 14/10/16 (Compilation)
Andrew Weatherall 'Consolamentum' (Rotters Golf Club) 21/10/16 (Remix Album)
Prins Thomas 'Principe Del Norte Remixed' (Smalltown Supersound) 21/10/16 (Remix Album)
A Made Up Sound 'A Made Up Sound 2009-2016' (A Made Up Sound) 21/10/16 (Compilation)
Scuba 'fabric 90' (Fabric) 21/10/16 (Compilation)
Michael Mayer '&' (!K7) 28/10/16 (Album)
Roman Flügel 'All The Right Noises' (Dial) 28/10/16 (Album)
The Future Sound Of London 'Environment Six' ( 28/10/16 (Album)
The Future Sound Of London 'Environment 6.5' ( 28/10/16 (Album)
DJ Shadow 'Endtroducing..... 20th Anniversary Endtrospective Edition' (Island) 28/10/16 (Reissue)
GAS 'Box' (Kompakt) 28/10/16 (Boxset)

Saturday, 17 September 2016

September 2016 . No Nonsense

Mouse On Mars 'Lichter' (Infinite Greyscale) 02/09/16 (Limited Single)
Nisennenmondai '#6' (On-U Sound) 02/09/16 (Limited Single)
Cristian Vogel 'The Assistenz' (Shitkatapult) 02/09/16 (Album)
Silver Apples 'Clinging To A Dream' (ChickenCoop) 02/09/16 (Album)
Mike and Rich 'Expert Knob Twiddlers' (Planet Mu) 02/09/16 (Reissue)
Holm CPU 'Fotspor Remixes' (Olsen) 09/09/16 (Single)
Covenant 'Sound Mirrors' (Dependent) 16/09/16 (Single)
George Carlin 'I Kinda Like It' (MPI Media Group) 16/09/16 (Album)
Psychic TV 'Alienist' (Dais/Angry Love) 16/09/16 (Album)
Michael Bundt 'Electri City' (Bureau B) 16/09/16 (Reissue)
Mesh 'Looking Skyward' (Dependent) 18/09/16 (Album)
Biosphere 'Departed Glories' (Smalltown Supersound) 23/09/16 (Album)
Massive Attack 'Dear Friend' (Battle Box/The Vinyl Factory) 30/09/16 (Single)
Pixies 'Head Carrier' (Pixies Music) 30/09/16 (Album)
Thomas Brinkmann 'A 1000 Keys' (Editions Mego) 30/09/16 (Album)
Altern 8 'Full-On Mask Hysteria (Remastered Edition)' (Network/Blech) (Reissue)
Nav Haq 'RAVE: Rave and Its Influence on Art and Culture' (Black Dog Publishing) (Book)

Sunday, 14 August 2016

[August 2016: five years with no f*c*book. and counting]

Camera 'Phantom of Liberty' (Bureau B) 05/08/16 (Album)
The 7th Plain 'Chronicles I' (A-TON) 05/08/16 (Album)
Rolf Trostel 'Der Prophet' (Bureau B) 05/08/16 (Reissue)
Rolf Trostel 'Inselmusik' (Bureau B) 05/08/16 (Reissue)
Sven Kacirek & Thomas Klein 'SELEKT 3: Rhythmus I-IV' (Bureau B) 12/08/16 (EP)
Various 'Electri_city 2' (Grönland) 12/08/16 (Compilation)
Psychic TV 'Force The Hand Of Chance' (Dais/Angry Love) 18/08/16 (Reissue)
Factory Floor '25 25' (DFA) 19/08/16 (Album)
Gerd Janson 'fabric 89' (Fabric) 19/08/16 (Compilation)
Various 'Permanent Vacation 4' (Permanent Vacation) 19/08/16 (Compilation)
Various 'Total 16' (Kompakt) 26/08/16 (Compilation)
Haujobb 'Freeze Frame Reality' (Artoffact) 26/08/16 (Reissue)
Haujobb 'Solutions for a Small Planet' (Artoffact) 26/08/16 (Reissue)
Haujobb 'Ninetynine' (Artoffact) 26/08/16 (Reissue)
William S. Burroughs 'Curse Go Back' (Paradigm Discs) 29/08/16 (Compilation)

Sunday, 17 July 2016

July 2016. On The Corner

Daniele Baldelli 'Volcano Extravaganza' (The Vinyl Factory) 01/07/16 (EP)
Beyond The Wizards Sleeve 'The Soft Bounce' (Phantasy Sound) 01/07/16 (Album)
Matthew Herbert 'A Nude' (Accidental) 01/07/16 (Album)
Solomun 'Selected Remixes 2009 - 2015' (Diynamic) 01/07/16 (Compilation)
Todd Terje & The Olsens 'Dan Tyler Remixes' (Olsen) 04/07/16 (Single)
Aphex Twin 'Cheetah' (Warp) 08/07/16 (EP)
Lindstrøm 'Windings' (Feedelity) 08/07/16 (EP)
The Avalanches 'Wildflower' (XL) 08/07/16 (Album)
Jackmaster 'DJ-Kicks' (!K7) 08/07/16 (Compilation)
Objekt 'Kern Vol. 03' (Tresor) 08/07/16 (Compilation)
Dead Can Dance 'Dead Can Dance' (4AD) 08/07/16 (Reissue)
Dead Can Dance 'Ideal And Spleen' (4AD) 08/07/16 (Reissue)
Dead Can Dance 'Into the Labyrinth' (4AD) 08/07/16 (Reissue)
Muslimgauze 'Ali Zarin' (Staalplaat) 12/07/16 (Album)
O/V/R 'Easy Prey' (Blueprint) 15/07/16 (Single)
Todd Terje 'Snooze 4 Love (Remixes)' (Olsen) 15/07/16 (Single)
William S. Burroughs 'Let Me Hang You' (Khannibalism) 15/07/16 (Album)
Pan Sonic 'Atomin Paluu (Return Of The Atom)' (Blast First Petite) 22/07/16 (OST)
OFF 'Electrica Salsa' (Cocoon) 25/07/16 (Single)
Mesh 'Kill Your Darlings' (Dependent) 29/07/16 (EP)
New Order 'People On The High Line' (Mute) 29/07/16 (Single)
Tobias. 'Helium Sessions' (Ostgut Ton) 29/07/16 (EP)

Sunday, 19 June 2016

June 2016: Hit List Getting Huge

Paranoid London 'We Come To Rock' (Paranoid London) 06/06/16 (Single)
Audion 'Alpha' (Studio !K7) 10/06/16 (Album)
Plaid 'The Digging Remedy' (Warp) 10/06/16 (Album)
Clarke:Hartnoll '2Square' (VeryRecords) 10/06/16 (Album)
Dan Lissvik 'Midnight' (Smalltown Supersound) 13/06/16 (Album)
Various 'Structures & Solutions: 1996-2016' (Blueprint) 16/06/16 (Compilation)
Todd Terje & The Olsens 'The Big Cover-Up' (Olsen) 17/06/16 (EP)
Radiohead 'A Moon Shaped Pool' (XL) 17/06/16 (Album)
Swans 'The Glowing Man' (Mute) 17/06/16 (Album)
Ryan Elliott 'fabric 88' (Fabric) 17/06/16 (Compilation)
Jürgen Karg 'Elektronische Mythen' (Bureau B) 17/06/16 (Reissue)
Mental Overdrive 'Plugged Remixes' (Rett I Fletta) 20/06/16 (Single)
Die Krupps 'Stahlwerkrequiem' (Bureau B) 24/06/16 (Album)
Dj Shadow 'The Mountain Will Fall' (Mass Appeal) 24/06/16 (Album)
Various 'Sherwood At The Controls Volume 2: 1985 – 1990' (On-U Sound) 24/06/16 (Compilation)
Front 242 '(Filtered) Pulse - Deluxe Anniversary' (Alfa Matrix) 24/06/16 (Boxset)
Axodry 'You' (Dark Entries) 28/06/16 (Reissue)

Friday, 20 May 2016

May 2016 . Near Hits

Lunapark 'Gefangene Vögel' (Dark Entries) 02/05/16 (Reissue)
Various 'Household Shocks' (Dark Entries) 02/05/16 (Reissue)
ZYX 'Trust No Woman' (Dark Entries) 02/05/16 (Reissue)
Danny Daze 'Speicher 91' (Kompakt) 06/05/16 (EP)
Visitors 'Poet’s End' (Telephone Explosion) 08/05/16 (Compilation)
Beranek 'Dra Te Hælvete' (Olsen) 09/05/16 (Single)
New Order 'Complete Music' (Mute) 13/05/16 (Remix Album)
Four Tet 'Ringer' (Domino) 13/05/16 (Reissue)
Four Tet 'There Is Love In You' (Domino) 13/05/16 (Reissue)
Circles 'Structures - Unreleased material 1985-1989' (Bureau B) 20/05/16 (Compilation)
Whitehouse 'The Sound Of Being Alive' (Susan Lawly) 20/05/16 (Compilation)
MF Doom 'Live From Planet X' (Nature Sounds) 20/05/16 (Reissue)
Factory Floor 'Dial Me In' (DFA) 23/05/16 (Single)
John Tejada 'Lakewood Drive' (Kompakt) 23/05/16 (EP)
Holy Fuck 'Congrats' (Innovative Leisure) 27/05/16 (Album)
Radio Slave 'Vision' (Rekids) 30/05/16 (EP)
Simian Mobile Disco 'Staring At All This Handle' (Delicacies) 30/05/16 (EP)

Friday, 15 April 2016

April 2016: Control Needs Time

Fumiya Tanaka 'You Find The Key' (Perlon) 01/04/16 (Album)
Moderat 'III' (Mute/Monkeytown) 01/04/16 (Album)
Nisennenmondai '#N/A' (On-U Sound) 01/04/16 (Album)
Brand Image 'Are You Loving?' (Dark Entries) 04/04/16 (Reissue)
Dario Dell'Aere 'Eagles In The Night' (Dark Entries) 04/04/16 (Reissue)
GHIBLI 'I'm Looking For You' (Dark Entries) 04/04/16 (Reissue)
Some Bizarre 'Don't Be Afraid' (Dark Entries) 04/04/16 (Reissue)
Morgan Geist 'Super EP' (Environ) 06/04/16 (Reissue)
Nurse With Wound 'Soliloquy For Lilith' (Dirter) 06/04/16 (Reissue)
Teho Teardo & Blixa Bargeld 'Nerissimo' (Specula) 08/04/16 (Album)
Model 500 'The Chase' (Metroplex) 08/04/16 (Reissue)
Cluster '1971-1981' (Bureau B) 08/04/16 (Boxset)
Various 'Selected Label Works 5' (Permanent Vacation) 08/04/16 (Compilation)
Einstürzende Neubauten 'Liebeslieder' (Studio !K7) 11/04/16 (DVD Reissue)
Wassermann 'Die Schallplatte' (Profan) 15/04/16 (Single)
Alan Fitzpatrick 'fabric 87' (Fabric) 15/04/16 (Compilation)
Superpitcher 'So Far So Super' (Kompakt) 15/04/16 (Compilation)
Dennis Young 'WAVE. Electronic Music 1984-1988' (Bureau B) 22/04/16 (Album)
Borderland 'Transport' (Tresor) 24/04/16 (Album)
Arbeit Schickert Schneider 'ASS' (Bureau B) 29/04/16 (Album)
Stimming 'Alpe Lusia' (Diynamic) 29/04/16 (Album)
Wire 'Nocturnal Koreans' (Pinkflag) 29/04/16 (Mini Album)
Various 'Pampa Vol. 1' (Pampa) 29/04/16 (Compilation)
Kerrier District 'Kerrier District 1' (Hypercolour) 29/04/16 (Reissue)
BEAK> 'Couple In A Hole OST' (Invada) (Album)

Monday, 14 March 2016

[March 2016: Oppression Breeds Violence]

Ambiq 'Ambiq 2 Remixed' (Arjunamusic) 02/03/16 (EP)
Ancient Methods & Cindytalk 'In The Mouth Of The Wolf' (Diagonal) 04/03/16 (EP)
Qluster 'Echtzeit' (Bureau B) 04/03/16 (Album)
The Orb 'Alpine' (Kompakt) 07/03/16 (Single)
Sueño Latino with Manuel Goettsching 'Sueño Latino (Synthesis Mixes)' (Dance Floor Corporation) 08/03/16 (Single)
Borderland 'Riod' (Tresor) 11/03/16 (Single)
Information Society 'Orders Of Magnitude' (Hakatak) 11/03/16 (Album)
The KVB 'Of Desire' (Invada) 11/03/16 (Album)
Various 'New York Noise - Dance Music from the New York Underground 1977-1982' (Soul Jazz) 12/03/16 (Reissue)
Frank Wiedemann 'Moorthon' (Innervisions) 18/03/16 (EP)
Clark 'The Last Panthers' (Warp) 18/03/16 (Album)
Sølyst 'The Steam Age' (Bureau B) 18/03/16 (Album)
Underworld 'Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future' ( 18/03/16 (Album)
Matthias Meyer 'Watergate 20' (Watergate) 18/03/16 (Compilation)
Various 'I'm Starting To Feel OK Vol. 7' (Mule Musiq) 18/03/16 (Compilation)
Prins Thomas 'D (Hieroglyphic Being Remixes)' (Smalltown Supersound) 21/03/16 (Single)
Various 'So Low Remixes' (The Vinyl Factory) 21/03/16 (EP)
New Order 'Singularity' (Mute) 25/03/16 (Single)
Dieter Moebius 'Blotch' (Bureau B) 25/03/16 (Reissue)
Dieter Moebius 'Nurton' (Bureau B) 25/03/16 (Reissue)
William S. Burroughs 'Call Me Burroughs' (Superior Viaduct) 25/03/16 (Reissue)
Larry Levan 'Genius Of Time' (Universal Music Catalogue) 25/03/16 (Compilation)
Various 'X' (Kontra-Musik) 29/03/16 (Compilation)

Monday, 15 February 2016

February 2016 . ritual burning ritual

Zwischenwelt 'Paranormale Aktivität' (Clone Aqualung Series) 01/02/16 (Reissue)
Hunter/Game 'Adaptation' (Kompakt) 05/02/16 (Album)
Junior Boys 'Big Black Coat' (City Slang) 05/02/16 (Album)
Not Waving 'Animals' (Diagonal) 05/02/16 (Album)
Sunn O))) 'DØMKIRKE' (Southern Lord) 05/02/16 (Reissue)
Wolfsheim 'The Sparrows and the Nightingales' (Dark Entries) 09/02/16 (Reissue)
Kerrier District '4 (Remixes)' 10/02/16 (Hypercolour) (Single)
Final Cut 'Deep Into The Cut' (We Can Elude Control) 16/02/16 (Reissue)
Moderat 'Reminder' (Mute / Monkeytown) 19/02/16 (Single)
Moderat 'Reminder - Remixes' (Mute / Monkeytown) 19/02/16 (Single)
Reinhard Voigt 'Reisen & Speisen' (Kompakt) 19/02/16 (Single)
Matmos 'Ultimate Care II' (Thrill Jockey) 19/02/16 (Album)
Prins Thomas 'Principe Del Norte' (Smalltown Supersound) 19/02/16 (Album)
The Pop Group 'For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder?' (Freaks R Us) 19/02/16 (Reissue)
Eats Everything 'Fabric 86' (Fabric) 19/02/16 (Compilation)
JD Twitch 'So Low' (The Vinyl Factory) 19/02/16 (Compilation)
Jega '1995' (Skam) 19/02/16 (Compilation)
Moodymann 'DJ-Kicks' (!K7) 19/02/16 (Compilation)
Andrew Weatherall 'Convenanza' (Rotters Golf Club) 26/02/16 (Album)
James Holden / Luke Abbott 'Outdoor Museum of Fractals / 555Hz' (Border Community) 26/02/16 (Album)
Various 'Belgica OST' (PIAS) 26/02/16 (Album)
Various 'Tessellations' (Houndstooth) 26/02/16 (Compilation)
Surgeon 'Search Deep Inside Yourself' (Blueprint) 29/02/16 (EP)

Saturday, 16 January 2016

[January 2016] Walking Backwards

Tiger & Woods 'Scoring Clubs Pt. 2' (T&W) 08/01/16 (EP)
The Woodleigh Research Facility 'The Phoenix Suburb' (Rotters Golf Club) 08/01/16 (Album)
Monolake ‎'C G' (Monolake / Imbalance Computer Music) 15/01/16 (Single)
Muslimgauze / Underspreche 'Optimo Trax 018' (Optimo Trax) 15/01/16 (EP)
Prins Thomas 'Toransu' (Full Pupp) 15/01/16 (EP)
The Orb 'Moonbuilding 2703 AD (Remixes)' (Kompakt) 15/01/16 (EP)
Dave DK 'Val Maira Remixe' (Kompakt) 19/01/16 (Single)
Gagarin Kombinaatti '83-85' (Sähkö) 19/01/16 (Compilation)
Alex Smoke 'Love Over Will' (R&S) 22/01/16 (Album)
This Heat 'This Heat' (Light in the Attic) 22/01/16 (Reissue)
This Heat 'Health and Efficiency' (Light in the Attic) 22/01/16 (Reissue)
This Heat 'Deceit' (Light in the Attic) 22/01/16 (Reissue)
Jesse Rose 'Fabriclive 85' (Fabric) 22/01/16 (Compilation)
Savages 'Adore Life' (Matador) 26/01/16 (Album)
Manuel Göttsching 'E2-E4' (MG.ART) 26/01/16 (Reissue)
Neil Landstrumm 'Extreme Pleasure EP' (Zone) 27/01/16 (EP)
Massive Attack 'Ritual Spirit' (Virgin/EMI) 28/01/16 (EP)
Pole 'Lurch (Version)' (Pole) 29/01/16 (Single)
Sueño Latino with Manuel Goettsching 'Sueño Latino With Manuel Gottsching Performing E2 E4' (Dance Floor Corporation) 29/01/16 (Reissue)
Surgeon 'From Farthest Known Objects' (Dynamic Tension) 29/01/16 (Album)
Baumann/Koek 'Baumann/Koek' (Bureau B) 29/01/16 (Reissue)
Sound Patrol 'Sweetened - No Lemon' (Arts & Labour) 29/01/16 (Reissue)