It’s official: new Aphex Twin is inbound on September 14

Experimental legend Richard D. James isn’t just giving us more microtonal synthesizers – he’s giving us new music, too. And now we know some details, after the Aphex Twin logo showing up everywhere.

Videos for Mary Ocher’s moving avant-pop reflect on a violent world

Music can still have something to say. Not just a hackneyed protest song or music that wears politics like dress-up, but – something to tell you. When it hits you, you can sometimes feel a bit weak in the knees. That was the impact for me of Mary Ocher’s new album, two tracks of which […]

Peter Kirn - January 27, 2017

Quick listen – love the new Jimmy Edgar ULTRAMAJIC sound

In the dark, damp swamp that is the stream of dance music that press get in their inbox, Jimmy Edgar has consistently been a rainbow-colored lighthouse. Apart from the tropically-hued surrealist work of Pilar Zeta literally making that true, Jimmy has been an aesthetic compass at the helm of his ULTRAMAJIC label. Basically, stuff this […]

Peter Kirn - May 10, 2016

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