Carl Craig and his lucrative Synthesizer Ensemble tour certainly lacks a certain sparkle, but, as Piers Barber argues, smug music journalists have no place criticising those who prefer to enjoy […]
The charismatic Actress returns with AZD, his fifth album apparently inspired by the material of chrome and obscure outsider art. But look past the lofty theorising, advises Piers Barber, and you’ll […]
Following the release of Mark Pritchard’s mighty Under The Sun LP, Piers Barber invents a new feature in order to pen an ode to one of the pioneering producer’s finest moments to date: […]
Kowton’s debut full-length, the first by an individual artist on the pioneering Livity Sound label, is an unsurprisingly potent selection of pulsing techno rollers and expertly crafted DJ tools, writes […]
The Barbican recently hosted Mount Kimbie and Fuck Buttons as part of a series of concerts celebrating Bleep’s tenth anniversary. Piers Barber was there to enjoy some expensive cocktails and exhilarating […]
Daniel Avery’s debut album is a significant triumph that reflects the growing popularity of inventive industrial-based techno, writes Rory Johnson. Daniel Avery – Drone Logic (Phantasy) Following on from a […]
Piers Barber listens to Jon Hopkins’ fourth LP and discovers a rich and textured electronic record that rewards multiple and careful listens.