Jason Randall Smith
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Alternate/Endings – Lee Bannon
Never stagnant, Lee Bannon’s Ninja Tune debut is on the precipice of a jungle resurgence.
Nonfiction – The Range
The Range blurs the genre lines of r&B, jungle, and footwork further on his full length.
Feelin’ Good – Nightmares On Wax
With music in constant flux, little ever changes with Nightmares On Wax.
Primal Sphere – Robedoor
Robedoor craft a grueling listen of apocalyptic drone and noise.
Infinity Pool – When Saints Go Machine
Not a move forward, but When Saints Go Machine are headed towards a stark journey.
Cold – James Ferraro
James Ferraro’s off-kilter R&B experiment won’t earn him attention among the new elite.
Miami – Brandt Brauer Frick
Brandt Brauer Frick are three albums deep in minimalist techno but far from South Beach.
House of Woo – Maxmillion Dunbar
The loop reigns supreme with Maxmillion Dunbar, but it comes from the path less traveled.
The Ganzfeld EP – Matmos
Matmos celebrate 20 years with an EP that continues to embrace difficult musical concepts.
Quarantine – Laurel Halo
Laurel Halo freaks the pop formula and takes her label beyond bass science.
Da Mind of Traxman – Traxman
Traxman drops a gateway album for future footwork addicts.
Commitments – Galapagoose
Galapagoose embeds humanity into the monome.
Parastrophics – Mouse On Mars
Mouse On Mars return with unbridled enthusiasm after hiatus.
Beak & Claw – s/s/s
The unlikely trio of Serengeti, Sufjan and Son Lux deliver.
Kill Switch – Lazerbeak & Edison
Lazerbeak and Edison contribute to the harmonic conversation.
Daizo – RareBit
Rarebit splatters free jazz and electronica across the canvas.
Live At The South Bank – Kieran Hebden/Steve Reid/Mats Gustafsson
The first and sadly, last power trio record by Hebden, Reid and Gustafsson.
Deep Impressions – Katalyst
Katalyst offers the Side A of a treasured road trip cassette of his greatest influences.
Watered Lawn – Raleigh Moncrief
Raleigh Moncrief’s debut is like Lou Barlow studying drum machine science.