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Boothroyd

Mining similarly dark experimental territory as Forest Swords, Haxan Cloak, and Vessel, producer Boothroyd (name Peter Boothroyd) was raised in Manchester, England and considered making music to ease his boredom. After shifting to London for college, he began focusing on his music in earnest, uploading songs that captured the hearing …

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WIFE

WIFE may be the shadowy electronic pop task of Irish vocalist/songwriter Adam Kelly, who all also recorded 3 albums using the acclaimed experimental dark metal clothing Altar of Plagues. When that group disbanded, Kelly searched for a different musical path and appeared to his like of digital music for motivation. …

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Raime

Formed this year 2010, Raime, the London-based digital duo of Joe Armstrong and Tom Halstead, made waves inside the flourishing underground club scene through the latter area of the 2000s. Alongside musical peers Pete Swanson, Andy Stott, as well as the Haxan Cloak, these were component of several artists who …

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Sleep Party People

Rest Party People is Danish multi-instrumentalist Brian Batz, who makes otherworldly post-rock beneath the stage alias. Located in Copenhagen, Batz and his live support band are recognized for putting on rabbit masks in overall performance and in promotion photos, reinforcing his music’s relatively surreal visual. The project’s self-titled debut was …

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Forest Swords

The project of producer/graphic developer Matthew Barnes, Forest Swords fashions hip-hop-inspired beats with atmospheric samples and evocative guitar work into dreamlike tracks that evoke the windy coastal terrain of his house in England’s Wirral Peninsula. As a teenager, Barnes produced four-track recordings, sketching inspiration not only from hip-hop and digital …

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Peaking Lights

Husband-and-wife duo Peaking Lighting combine components of dub, Krautrock, disco, and psychedelic play their unique make of cosmic music. Indra Dunis (of Dynasty and Amounts) and Aaron Coyes had been bandmates in the Bay Region music group Rahdunes before developing a home-recording task utilizing a drum machine, a Hammond body …

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Howse

Howse may be the nom de musique of Rhode Island’s Nathaniel Oak, who also mixes home, dark ambient, juke, downtempo, and footwork right into a murky but still kinetic audio of his own. Oak released his 1st two EPs, Undizputed and JST CHLLN, on Howse’s Bandcamp web page, and his …

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