Breaking: Aphex Twin has announced he’s releasing a new album (is this audio the first leak from it?)

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By Christopher Stribley in New Music on Tuesday 19 August 2014

Today, August 18th, 2014, is Richard D James’ 43rd birthday, but it is his fans who are given this exciting gift – the prospect of a new album from Aphex Twin, Syro! The album, which is apparently due to arrive on September 16th, will be his first since 2001’s Drukqs. And in typical Aphex Twin form, he has done it all through various cryptic means, that he is releasing a NEW album.

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Memoria: Minimalistic electronic music by Murcof

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By Marcus Byrne in New Music on Saturday 28 September 2013

Murcof (aka Fernando Corona) had been around for some time in various electronic multimedia groups before emerging with his own debut album, Martes, in 2002. He’s signed to UK label Leaf, home of Four Tet, Susumu Yokota and Caribou, among others. I was lucky enough to meet him in a town called Sligo on the […]

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ICASEA: crunchy, fragmented ambient electronica

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By Daniel Purvis in New Music on Tuesday 9 July 2013

A night spent clicking deeper into the digital rabbit hole, clutching at fickle interactive works and embraced by ambient electronica, I discovered ICASEA. A British, Japanese and German collaborative, ICASEA music distribute crunchy and fragmented walls of distortion alongside lush and funky digital beats, all disseminated via digital delivery with occasional vinyl and cassette (yes, […]

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Alex Trochut’s Binary Prints

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Art on Thursday 6 June 2013

Alex Trochut is an illustrator, designer, and typographer based in both Barcelona and Brooklyn. His series of Binary Prints pushes the boundaries of traditional two-dimensional work by showing two separate images on one surface – one image is visible in the light, and a completely different image is visible in the dark.

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Does Amon Tobin have the best live show ever?

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By Christopher Arran in New Music on Thursday 7 March 2013

This extraordinary electronic music artist has one of the best live shows ever. He uses a set of stacked cubes projected onto with a laser show which moves, morphs and transform as the music evolves. He will soon be playing at the Delaware Pavilion in East Sussex. Check it out, if you can.

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Sydney-based electronic-pop producer Elizabeth Rose

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By The Crystal Beach in New Music on Monday 21 January 2013

I’ve seen Sydney-based electronic-pop producer Elizabeth Rose performing in Melbourne lately and have been captivated by her stunning performance. After bursting onto the scene last year, she’s experienced a meteoric rise, played tons of festivals, collaborated with UK producer legend Sinden, remixed Flight Facilities, and supported New York’s amazing Chairlift.

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Electronic music by Dimlite

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By Merz in New Music on Friday 7 December 2012

I was introduced to the musician Dimitri Grimm by drummer Julian Sartorius. Both Dimlite and myself perform live with Sartorius as the only other musician on stage. I was knocked out by his music, and he is now one of the electronic musicians I most admire. He delivered a brilliant re-interpretation of The Hunting Owl, […]

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Heavy dubstep by Ry Legit

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By Zero Lopez in New Music on Monday 28 May 2012

Ry Legit is one of those artists that changes the course of a genre. He produces some of the heaviest dubstep to date, while keeping it audible. His music has a seemingly macabre aesthetic and is perfect for fans of electronic and metal music.

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Zooper Dooper: a musical animation by Jozz Scott and Sam Hoh

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By Sam Hoh in Video on Friday 13 April 2012

Jozz Scott makes crazy electronic music. I wouldn’t even know what genre it is classified under. A strange yet wonderful mix of electronic, hip hop and wonky video game beats, the music is very layered, often taking you on some very unexpected turns. Jozz and I decided to do a little animation for one of […]

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Creating French electronic music from Jelly

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By Low Lai Chow in New Music on Friday 6 April 2012

We love jelly as much as we love music, and now it appears we can have both in one. According to French designers Raphaël Pluvinage and Marianne Cauvard: ‘Noisy jelly is a game where the player has to cook and shape his own musical material, based on coloured jelly’. Somebody will have to make sure that these yummy instruments don’t get gobbled up before the music is done.

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Plaster: a dark electronic music project out of Rome

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By Bernardo Vercelli in New Music on Tuesday 13 March 2012

Plaster is an electronic music project that was born in Rome in 2008 by Gianclaudio Hashem Moniri and Giuseppe Carlini. Their music is characterized by a dark attitude, which mixes ambient music, deep beats and sharp noises. There have been various collaborations, mostly with video makers such as Lasal, David Terranova and Emanuele [Tzpx] Foti, […]

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Amon Tobin: ISAM Live (Extended Trailer)

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By James Kirsch in New Music on Sunday 25 December 2011

Amon Tobin has been making forward thinking electronic music for over fifteen years. His latest effort, ISAM, which you can stream in its entirely, is unlike anything I’ve ever heard before. He’s bringing his album on tour with a stage show that matches the intensity of the album. As my friend Ryan said after the […]

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Handmade fan video for Amon Tobin’s Lost And Found

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By Mario Troise in New Music on Friday 23 December 2011

Amon Tobin is the maestro of surreal electronic music. I always wanted to make a video for one of his songs, so when I had the chance to start this project, I was more than inspired. Instead of using computer generated effects, I did everything by hand. All the effects and images on this video […]

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Short film about Apparat’s new album The Devil’s Walk

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By Daniel Schwarz in Video on Tuesday 8 November 2011

This is a personal documentation about Apparat’s new album, The Devil’s Walk, and follows his change from electronic to more instrumental sounds.

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Dive: the new album from ambient artist Tycho

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By Mike Slobot in New Music on Tuesday 8 November 2011

Scott Hansen, the multi-talented musician, graphic designer and artist known as Tycho, will release Dive, a new album of his trademark ambient/downtempo/techno on November 15. Fans of moody electronic music will love the vibe of Tycho. A free preview song from the forth coming album is available on the Tycho website now.

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