Features contains all of our past year end lists, feature articles, long form interviews, posts from guest writers and much more.

TOP 50 OF 2019 14-1

01. LAURA LUNA CASTILLO – “FOLKSONOMIES” (CUDIGHI RECORDS) “Immersive” is an adjective that I reserve solely for this kind of world-making synthesizer music. Combining lapping synths, strings and lo-fi bit-crushed beats, Folksonomies finds the Puebla, Mexico based artist completely at the helm of her craft. Her compositions pull a lot of weight as if dragging …

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Top 50 of 2018

01. DEDEKIND CUT – “TAHOE” (KRANKY) On the cover of Tahoe, the Sacramento-based producer provides a list of locations with approximate mile markers for optimum listening environment. Taken in total, this guide through Northern California’s back country and national parks mark the set and setting to take in something as big and serene as Dedekind …

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TOP 50 OF 2017

01. SLOWDIVE – SLOWDIVE (DEAD OCEANS) It would be easy to call this a return to form for the legendary shoegaze band. But honestly, this is beyond any form that Slowdive ever melted into. Infectious, ear-worm melodies underneath shimmering guitar tones and washes of pure spectral light. 02. DINO SPILUTTINI – TO BE A BEAST …

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