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- Scottish men Mogwai unleash their zillionth.
- The world’s most crumpled man LCD Soundsystem does it again.
- Veteran synth duo OMD are still talking about cheques (and synths).
- The Wave Pictures also trade as Surfing Magazines. Geddit?
- Angry terror-hoppers Dalek for president(s).
- Moody but not mardy collaboration between Astrid and Rachel Grimes.
- Mary Epworth makes a weird album of electronics and voice.
- Saddle Creek folksters Mynabirds have called their album ‘Be Here Now’. This doesn’t compute.
- File Hammock alongside recent works by Johann Johannson, Richter and A Winged Victory For The Sullen.
- Ultimate Painting’s Jack Cooper somehow romanticises sea/vomit based place Blackpool.
- Lovely Bad Things make an adorable album/racket on Burger.
- The Doomed Bird Of Providence will tie you over until the new Godspeed You! Black Emperor.
- Irish big beard Loner Deluxe gets out his instrument box.
- Also from Ireland are psych kraut people Wild Rocket.
- Madeline Kenney makes a dreamy mix of grungy pop and spectral bliss.
- Dent May just realised he’s made Jellyfish’s third album.
- Robert Soleto’s album sounds like Paul McCartney’s got himself trapped in a washing machine.
Tonight on Dave…...
- Fleet Foxes earlier albums of worry-folk are now on vinyl.
- Giant deluxe LP set of Giant Sand.
- Preposterous Leeds goth rockers Sisters of Mercy get the box set treatment.
- Neptunes-produced legendary rap duo Clipse are now vinylized.
- Swaggering Brit rockers The Verve get the one that everyone likes re-issued.
- Early cuttings from annoyed metallers Neurosis.
Ant’s Electronic Round-Up:
Back to school checklist is written on the back of Dave Noyze’s latest tape.
- Raymond Scott ‘Three Willow Park: Electronic Music from Inner Space, 1961–1971’ whopping 3LP/2CD of pioneering bleeps and bloops.
- Delia Derbyshire / Brian Hodgson / David Vorhaus ‘Electronic’ LP from BBC Radiophonic Workshop posse (as above).
- Tranquil ambient, exploring the concept of Peace using modular synths, tape loops and digital delays from Guenter Schlienz. Plus Leigh Toro balances subtle/harsh sounds, both 100 copies on Rural Colours.
- Dubwise house action from Andrew Weatherall with the limited to 500 copies ‘Kiyadub EP’
- Tarquin Manek / Martina Quake collab on Blackest Ever Black - sparse, dubby, spacey electro-jazz backs digitally processed vocals/prose.
- Paranerd CD on Touched Music, reminiscent of early, classic period Black Dog.
- Opéra Mort aka Laurent Gérard (el-g) and Jo Tanz (Fusiller) soundtrack experimental films centered on the paradoxical symbiosis of love and death on B.A.A.D.M.
- Full-on pummelers from Duran Duran Duran in techno mode on Power Vacuum.
- Posh/slick techno/house compilation Kompakt Total 17 feat. Christian Nielsen, The Orb, Weval, Chris Klopfer, Superpitcher etc.
- Bicep spread their wings on their debut album for Ninja Tune.
- Drvg Cvltvre / Nehuen / Mark Broom / Han Do Jin all tweaking their 303s on Balkan Vinyl’s ‘Mutant City Acid Vol. 4’.
- Slightly wonky, off-kilter club rattlers from Machine Woman on Technicolour.
- Oriental flavored jazz-funk, no wave acid disco and beyond from Mystic Jungle Tribe.
- Actress x London Contemporary Orchestra taster 12” for forthcoming album on Ninja Tune.
- Soave reissue olde Italian avant/minimal records from Giovanni Venosta and Arturo Stàlteri.
- Represses: Lnrdcroy ‘Unthank 8’, Photek ‘T'Raenon’, Motor City Drum Ensemble ‘DJ-Kicks’
- Why pay Discogs scalpers over the odds for Theo Parrish ‘Sound Sculptures Vol. 1’ 2CD when we have a coupla warehouse find copies?
- Pop-punk indie straight out of the garage (mind the lawnmower!) by Wolf Girl
- Jutland Songs are people from Eska and Danananakroyd doing the ‘90s.
- Hand Habits ensure Saddle Creek have two records in one week. Phew!
Enough! Let us go home now. Please?
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