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The Top 20 Electronica/Dance Albums of 2015 (#20-15)

As we look back over 2015, we now switch our attention to this year’s best dance/electronica long players. Here’s a look at numbers 20-16. 20) Georgia – Georgia The daughter of Leftfield’s Neil Barnes, BRIT School graduate Georgia eclipsed her father’s comeback this year with a self-titled semi-concept album which combined everything from grimy rave to otherworldly R&B and emotive pop balladry with compelling tales of encountering heartache in London, […]

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Dan Deacon ‘Gliss Riffer’ – Album Review

Domino (2015)

After addressing the state of the nation on 2012’s electro-orchestral America, Baltimore oddball Dan Deacon sets his sights a little lower on Gliss Riffer, a ‘back-to-basics’ affair in which he simply aims to prove that he can relax. Largely recorded on the road during last year’s support slot on Arcade Fire’s tour, these eight soundscapes may be a little less ambitious in scope, but they’re hardly the minimalistic and calming […]


Top 20 Electronic Albums of 2012 – (15-11)

Continuing our countdown of the best offerings of electronic music for 2012, let’s pick it up at Number 15:   15) How To Dress Well – Total Loss Bodies splashing into the sea, eulogies to lost loved ones, tales of anguish and heartbreak, Brooklyn producer Tom Krell’s second effort under the guise of How To Dress Well wasn’t exactly the most gleeful record of the year. But amidst its overwhelming […]


Dan Deacon “America”: Album Review

Domino (2012)

Inspired by his travels across America, Baltimore composer Dan Deacon’s equally celebratory and critical reflection on his homeland is a far cry from the playful wacky sound collages that saw him labelled as electronica’s biggest goofball. Indeed, tackling everything from his distaste for consumer culture and anger at US foreign policy to his pride over the country’s rail system and the natural beauty of a local reservoir, America is very […]