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Apparat, John Roberts, Darkstar
Gems aplenty in this edition of our monthly newsletter, from Apparat's stunning DJ-KiCKS, to John Robert's excellent album debut for Dial, and Darkstar's likewise stunning first on Hyperdub. The Modeselektor boys release the extended vinyl edits of their more...
The electro house style pioneered by the Belgian duo might be slightly passé, but Spirit Catcher's second album does its best to show their versatility. Much room is given to electro funk à la Chromeo ('Special Dimension' stands out), with excursions into techno and piano ballads. A mixed bag, yes, but an accomplished one at that.