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BLACK DICE, the dub motorik sonic sprites who came blasting out of Rhode Island before the turn of the century with awe-inspiring drone-percussive mantras such as “Endless Happiness”, are back in the rung, gloved up, with a new album entitled Mod Prog Sic due on a new label, FourFour Records, at the start of October. …

HAVING in the past laid down the rhythmic anchor for artists as diverse as Zola Jesus and LA’s experimental hiphop collective clipping, among an absolute host of others, sticksman in demand Ted Byrnes has stepped out, stepped forward and stepped back to the intense, raw roots of the drum for his new album of solo …

LIARS have always been a pretty unique presence in our musical landscape, gnawing and needling away at the bones of rock as the whole edifice collapses, from right back when they presented that noise-rock concept album about witchcraft, They Were Wrong, So We Drowned, jeez, 17 years back now. Never mind always finding them in …

SASKATCHEWAN free jazz collective Peace Flag Ensemble, who like to free up a little while keeping it flowing and melodious, are set to release their first venture into long-playing recordings this very Friday, June 18th, on Toronto label We Are Busy Bodies. In the ensemble’s set-up it’s the piano that lends the starting point for …

BASED in Oakland, California, composer Sally Decker, who’s previously recorded as Multa Nox, is stepping out under her own name with her first solo album for NNA Tapes due later in the summer; and in the moving towards which she has been learning to let go. One of the main sonic strands of her new …

MOVING away from their recent investigations of the film score, which includes their last full album proper, 2019’s The General, a score for Buster Keaton’s 1926 early slapstick comedy classic, and two short film commissions last year, Derbyshire’s completely gorgeous (fan? Moi?) post-folk trio Haiku Salut have announced they’re releasing their fifth album in August …

LONDON audiovisual merry pranksters c / a aren’t quite like anyone you’ve encountered before. Nor me, for that matter. They’re operating in a highly conceptual sphere where AI, generative algorithms and light-touch flesh intervention are making music; there’s others creating out at this mind-bending edge, loosening the reins of human control – witness the video …

QUESTION. Do you love yourself a bit of itchy, broken, nay, fractured and exploded, electronic beat? If someone says words like Aphex and Squarepusher to you, do your eyes light up at the thought of the polyrhythmically torn and juddering, throwing your limbs into new twists? Reckon you’re gonna have room in your life for …

BRETON composer Yann Tiersen, the man behind the soundtrack for Amélie and Good Bye Lenin! and modern classical genius has announced he is to release a new album, Kerber, for Mute on August 27th, for which there’ll be a few lovely limited vinyl options (see below); and it comes with a first taster today, with …

LIARS have always been a pretty unique presence in our musical landscape, gnawing and needling away at the bones of rock as the whole edifice collapses, from right back when they presented that noise-rock concept album about witchcraft, They Were Wrong, So We Drowned, jeez, 17 years back now. Never mind always finding them in …