This artist is featured in Update #087:
Voigt & Voigt, Jamie Lidell, Dadub, L-Vis 1990
Oh, February, where art thy days? Well, the month may have been short, but our selection suggests otherwise with great exclusives (Raíz! L-Vis 1990!), amazing albums (Dadub, Bad Cop Bad Cop, Jamie Lidell, Wraetlic, Trus'me, Lusine, Mano Le Tough, 2x Voigt & more...
Reinhard and Wolfgang Voigt release their first album together, after more than a decade of collaborative 12s. Deep with cinematic intrigue, blending live instrumentation, field-recordings, dark industrial with only a faint hint of classic Cologne techno, ending up with some remarkable experimental pop. Highly recommended.
This artist is featured in Update #071:
Martyn, Axel Boman, Sandwell District, Alva Noto
This October has provided us with an abundance of outstanding albums, and it's been harder than ever to pick our release of the month. In the end the accolades had to go to Martyn's brilliant 'Ghost People' full-length, which evolves his sound far beyond the more...
Reinhard and Wolfgang coalesce their brotherly powers once more for the 69th release on the Speicher series, their first in four years. 'Synthesize' tickles said vocal loop over frayed melodic noise and guided by housey bass, 'Idolize' pads lightly dissonant chords in finest Cologne style. Brill.