Electronica

Music for listening and sometimes for dancing, “Electronica” is what we call everything else — well-produced electronic music that fit everywhere but nowhere, in many genres but none specifically.

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The Girl With A Hole In Her Heart: Wonderful, windswept English Balearica from A Man Called...

An accomplished and varied collection of house, synth-pop and Balearic, thematically based around the country and city landscapes of Teeside UK where Sally Rogers grew up and spent lockdown.
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Recreational Kraut: emotive electronics from Move D & Jordan GCZ

A collaborative album from techno musician David Moufang (Move D) and musician/composer Jordan Czamanski (Jordan GCZ), Recreational Kraut uses a pretty lean sonic palette of Fender Rhodes, synths and fretless bass on an album in Amsterdam over a few days in 2018 and '19.

Settling: Disclosure runs in circles on Alchemy

On Disclosure's fourth album, the lads wind up circling around back to where they started.
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Wareika channels the Holy Ghost on Tizinabi

Ornaments makes some beautiful vinyl and Wareika recorded some beautiful music for this one. The live electronic trio create a vivid tapestry for explorations in deep, dubby and esoteric sounds on new album Tizinabi.
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Music from the deep archives of Marco Repetto comes alive on the Planet Love Trilogy

The Planet Love trilogy is a three 12" set pulled from the early 1990s archives of groundbreaking Swiss electronic music producer Marco Repetto.
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Ladies & Gentlemen: the fantastically dope Degabah System

Fantastically dope, dirty and elegant by turns, the space-minded cosmonauts of Culture Power 45 present us with The Degabah System, an "interstellar" trio with their debut album Saqqara.

DJ Rocca – Code Rush

Code 041 is another brilliant musical excursion from the wildly eclectic but always on point DJ Rocca
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Screen Play: Phil Kieran on the making of The Strand Cinema

Phil Kieran's latest album is a vibrant tour de force inspired by the old movie palace where it was made.
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ZG is Zansika Lachhani and Grant, and their debut album is an out-of-nowhere masterpiece

Coming just at the end of 2022, ZG is a new project of blindingly beautiful work and one of the best albums of the year.
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Chicago’s justindemus returns from hiatus with the Rapture EP

An amazing record that sounds like it was wrenched out of a man, Rapture from justindemus is out now from Julia Govor's Jujuka.
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Strega Musica is a free 13 track album made using Make Noise’s own Strega instrument

A unique and creative demo with more than a dozen electronic music producers and composers making beautiful music with the Strega patchable desktop instrument.
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#ListenUp Being’s There is here from Apartment Records

An 8 track album of whirling and sometimes psychedelic ambient techno "recorded to tape" thirty years ago debuts on cassette from Apartment Records.
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Six tracks of earth-shaking techno on Fireground’s “Dreams”

Fireground, a duo from Naples drop a mesmerizing techno EP on Tresor.
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Partial Light is a double 12″ of witchy electronic psalms by STL

The second release from Chateau Chepere is possibly the most anti-commercial record you'll find in the racks this month: a 4 track, double 12 inch from Something Records' STL.

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Rooted: Laurent Garnier in the new issue of 5 Mag

Electronic music pioneer Laurent Garnier, Monty Luke, Petals In Sound, Henna Onna, Paul Johnson and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, released May 2024.