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Album review: Cluster – ‘Cluster 71’: the German electronica scene on the cusp of breaking through, lovingly reissued

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TRACK: ATTRAKTORS – FUTURE SYSTEMS AND ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM

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Album Review : Nicklas Sorensen’s ‘Solo 2’

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Though long established in the Lyon post punk/electronic scene, Societe Etrange look set to extend their wavelength with a pulsating new album ‘Chance’ (available on Bongo Joe March 4th onwards). Evolving from the partnership of Antoine Bellini (electronics) and Romain Hervault (bass), the music of Societe Etrange has been oscillating within their city’s cluster of …

New to Bongo Joe’s roster but long established in the Lyon post punk/electronic scene, Societe Etrange look set to oscillate more widely with their pulsating new album ‘Chance’ (released on the Bongo Joe label March 4th). Evolving from the partnership of Antoine Bellini (electronics) and Romain Hervault (bass) with roots in their city’s cluster of …

It’s been more than 5 years since the Melbourne-based quintet EXEK released a proper studio album, but that wait is almost over. Next month, they release Advertise Here, a muscular 8-track effort that acts as the true follow-up to 2016’s Biased Advice – though there was a clutch of new material to be found on …

AS WELL as hosting a whole stable of contemporary bands that are mainly spinning in the leftfield electronics and synthpop galaxies, Hamburg’s Bureau B has also been doing sterling work in curating the krautrock archive, keeping the torch burning with deep dives into the unreleased tapes of Conrad Schnitzler, reissuing lost gems and offering that …

WITH the Can Live In Stuttgart 1975 set out in the racks now and being eagerly devoured and analysed by fans, Mute and Spoon Records already have the next live set from the actually legendary Can ready on the runway. We’re just two weeks away from the release of the second, sprawling, transporting and wholly …

Earlier this year, the grand archives of Can’s long dormant live bootlegs were reopened to the public, with the series started by the band’s legendary 1975 performance in Stuttgart. Irmin Schmidt himself oversaw the series alongside engineer/producer Rene Tinner, sharpening the decades old bootlegs to their enormous potential. Now, the deeply thrilling “prospect of further …

Ahead of their first UK tour-dates kicking off this month, Mexican five-piece Sei Still have announced their second album El Refugio and share the first single and video, ‘Extrarradio’. Due out 26 November on Fuzz Club Records, the new album – which arrives following their self-titled debut LP released in April 2020 and already on its …

Portuguese experimental trio 10 000 Russos released their fifth album Superinertia last week via Fuzz Club Records. Following on from 2019’s Kompromat and tour-dates around the UK, Europe and Mexico in support, the Porto-based band describe ‘Superinertia’ as a record addressing the “state of inertia that humans live in the West nowadays. It isn’t a …

Portuguese trio 10 000 Russos are back with their new single and video ‘Super Inertia’ – the eponymous first track to be lifted from their new album Superinertia, due out 10 September via the London based Fuzz Club Records. Following on from 2019’s Kompromat LP and tour-dates around the UK, Europe and Mexico in support, …

THOMAS KLEIN, otherwise drummer for the fine post- and krautrock rhythmic venturers Kriedler, also has a natty occasional sideline as Sølyst, wearing which hat he strides out with an album every year or three; August’s Spring will be his fourth album in eleven years, and collates together recordings he’s made over the past three. Not …