20 Warp albums — part 5

This is the final selection of my overview of twenty interesting Warp albums from the record label’s twenty years. To read the other parts of this series, please check the table of contents on the right. Jamie Lidell — Multiply Jamie Lidell is clearly a very talented person. His voice is incredible, but perhaps more […]

20 years of Warp Records

This month the seminal Warp Records label is celebrating its 20th anniversary. There is a heap of festivities planned, and I am expectantly waiting for the very awesome looking Warp20 box set to arrive in the next week or so. They have a lot to celebrate. The label has personified the cutting-edge of electronic music […]

Music of 2007: #40–#21

Updated to include the full 20 — I messed up the original post. Thanks to Ali for pointing it out. Hmm, a bit late here. That always seems to happen nowadays. Sorry about that. But I like to wait until the very end of the year to do my end-of-year list, unlike others who sometimes […]

Music of 2006 — Three sloppy turds

This will be a short post, outlining what I think were the three most disappointing releases of the year. Prefuse 73 — Security Screenings At least Surrounded by Silence grew on me. But Security Screenings is far too mundane, and I’ve had almost a full year to let it grow on me. What I said […]

Malcom Kipe — Lit

I already wrote about this album on my Last.fm journal a while back, but I’m really getting into this album at the moment, so I thought I’d write a post about it here as well. Do you, like me, get it when an album really reminds you of the summer just because of the time […]

Franz Ferdinand and Justice

I don’t know how cool it is to admit it these days, but I am really getting into Franz Ferdinand. I’m not usually interested in these indie bands because let’s face it — most of them are basic, bland clones. But Franz Ferdinand really do seem to have something. I borrowed their first album off […]

Battles — EP C/B EP

Well today I finally got my hands on the Battles CD, ‘EP C/B EP’, an introductory compilation of the band’s previous EPs and singles. I must say that I am very impressed. Very few bands manage to make guitars still sound interesting, but Battles is definitely one of them. This sounds like what I hoped […]