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Top 20 Electronic Albums of 2012 – (5-1)

Completing our countdown of the best offerings of electronic music for 2012, (20-16 is here, 15-11 is here, 10-6 is here) we’ll pick it up at Number 5:   05) Crystal Castles – III Crystal Castles’ third album might not have assaulted the senses in the same abrasive manner as their first two nightmarish studio efforts, but it was still a beautifully unnerving record. From its themes of dystopia and […]


jessmills

Top 40 Electronic/Dance Singles of 2012 (Part 3: 20-11)

To continue my countdown of the best electronic/dance singles of the year (No.40-31 is here, No.30-21 is here) – let’s pick up at number 20. 20) Jess Mills – “Pixelated People” After collaborating with Breakage on last year’s most hypnotic dubstep anthem, “Fighting Fire,” politician’s daughter Jess Mills proved she could go it alone with a similarly classy blend of rain-soaked synths, sensual melodies and hip-hop samples that suggested Katy […]


fromtherootsup

Delilah – From The Roots Up

From Emeli Sande’s Heaven to Lana Del Rey’s Born To Die, several of 2012’s biggest breakthrough female artists have flirted with the timeless trip-hop sounds of Massive Attack, Portishead and Tricky. But with From the Roots Up, 21-year-old French-born chanteuse Delilah is perhaps the first to commit to an entire album of such dark soulful electronica. Co-written with a rather random selection of collaborators, including former Razorlight drummer Andy Burrows, […]