Category Archives: electronic dance music

Field Theory –  Broads (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Somewhere around the halfway point of the effervescent Climbs, the first calling card from this new album, I realised that I wished I still took drugs! There is something about their wonderful musical chemistry experiments, their mixing of hypnotic background … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard  CCXXII : Stay – Prilho (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Although only a couple of years into a career as a DJ and producer, Prilho has quickly become one to watch on the EDM scene, not only in his native Portugal but across the European dance scene as a whole. … Continue reading

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Between the Funk and The Fear –  Hologram Teen (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

The debut Hologram Teen album certainly arrives with all the right credentials in place as it is the solo project of none other than Morgane Lhote, the long-term avante-guardian of the keyboards for seminal indie adventurers Stereolab during what many … Continue reading

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A Million Machines –  A Million Machines (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Future predictions rarely hold true, if they did we would all have personal jet packs, be living on the moon or in the dark dystopian city scapes envisioned in Blade Runner. But predicting the future is just what we love … Continue reading

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Who Are We Anymore – Siblings of Us (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Who indeed. Perhaps the sort of people who wilfully mix warped Bee Gees doing hard-disco with Vangelis-esque cinematic electronica? Maybe they are those sort of people who love the synth-pop of the post-punk period and wish to see it given … Continue reading

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Wash My World  –  Anton Wick feat Jayd – (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Dance music with a social conscience, you don’t stumble across that every day! If  most of the competition in the world of electronic music often seems more interested in shallower concerns, ones based on a quick, sugar-coated dance floor fix, … Continue reading

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NOA|AON – Pavel Stuchlik (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

When you think of music described by its creator as “designed to be reflective and transformative,” your brain usually does a silent scream as thoughts of whale noises and new age meditation music is conjured up. Thankfully, Pavel Stuchlik offers … Continue reading

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Outcasts – Ezla (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I guess anyone who moves to Nashville, the home of rhinestone infused country music, to build a career in edgy, sultry, underground pop, is obviously someone who sees beyond the veneer of the music industry and knows how to find … Continue reading

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Ego – Thekayetan (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

There is a strange juxtaposition that lies at the heart of Thekayetan’s music in general, and Ego in particular. On the one hand the beats and drive are punchy and vibrant, creating an upbeat mood and a groovesome vibe, on … Continue reading

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Seeds Riddim – Murder He Wrote (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It’s safe to say that Murder He Wrote knows his way around the dance music industry, from working with myriad game changing labels, including releasing his debut EP on the legendary Skint Records, remixes for Stanton Warriors and more recently … Continue reading

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