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Simian Mobile Disco “Whorl” – Album Review

ANTI- (2014)

Never afraid to embrace the unconventional, James Ford and Jas Shaw, aka analogue masterminds Simian Mobile Disco, not only recorded their fourth LP, Whorl, in front of 900 fans on the outskirts of the Joshua Tree National Park before sprucing it up in the studio, they also entirely abandoned their usual racks of gear in favour of just one synthesiser and one sequencer each. Unsurprisingly, the London duo’s unusual choice […]

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Simian Mobile Disco “Live” – Album Review

Delicacies (2013)

Possibly the only dance act that Deadmau5 hasn’t been shooting his mouth off about lately, British electronic duo Simian Mobile Disco certainly don’t fit in with his whole ‘just press play’ grievances. Indeed, far from relying on the ready-made mixes favoured by many of their peers, their first live album was recorded using an array of synths, 909s and effects pedals in one continuous long take during a Philadelphia set […]