Our 2nd 2014 all-star rewind features interviews with Chet Faker, plus Ish from Shabazz Palaces, along with Spazzkid, James Tillman, Goldblocc and Napoleon. In the mix, big tunes from: Deers, DJ Shadow, Lee Fields, Zackey Force Funk, Floating Points, Moonchild, Moodoïd, Swindle, Syd Kemp, and Mike Steva.
Bands, musicians, writers, and labels talk about the music that moved them in the last 12 months. Check out 51 albums or tracks spanning Spanish post-punk, psychedelic tropicalia, wonky bass, and something that "sounds like it's happening at 4 a.m., when the last bar on Saturn lets out."
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How do you pick a fave here? So many good songs. Powerfully smooth with the anticipatory jagged edge of a serrated blade.
It is cool to see one of the godfathers of new wave, synth/futurepop still going strong. So nice to hear Kurt Harland's distinctive melodic voice within a good catchy beat.
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A force to be reckoned with, Simz cuts mental chords. Mrs. Hattori Hanzo boasts lyrical blades sharpened with cunning linguistics.
Undeniably needs a "following" from anyone who enjoys an energetic electronic meal. A few years have passed, but Joob has surfaced yet again to bring something profound to the ways of sound.