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CALIFONE

Bridging the gap betweentwangy country, 70s glam rock and modern electronics, Califone (whichfeatures ex-members of Red Red Meat) present this 20 minute 5-track EP.
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MIKA VAINIO, "KAJO"

For this full release, this half of Pan Sonic once again goes minimal, but never boring.
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"SWIM TEAM #1"

All new for 2000 is the latest collection from Colin Newman's Swim label.
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HIM, "SWORN EYES"

Boy do I hate droppingthe names of Tortoise, Isotope and Chicago Underground in a review, butfans should most definitely take a spin with the latest project fromJune of 44/Rachel's drummer Doug Scharin's new Him record.
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ZIPPERSPY, "ICKI BEATS"

The always charming andever so wonderful Maria, a.k.a. Zipperspy released this CD full ofchopped up beats with harsh abrasive wall of sound noises.
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BEDHEAD LOVED MACHA LOVED BEDHEAD

Growing up together, thetwo brothers in Bedhead were separated from the two brothers of Machawhen their families each moved away.
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ARANOS, "MAKING LOVE IN SMALL SPACES"

People into the collaborative efforts between Nurse With Wound and Aranos might be in for a little surprise with this one.
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LOCKGROOVE, "SLEEPING ON THE ELEPHANT FOG"

The playing on thisrock-based record is top notch and the production is fine, but it'shard to figure out what exactly the band is focusing on.
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TRANS AM, "YOU CAN ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT"

Trans Am almost got what they wanted with this release - the right to release the songs they wrote and recorded!
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"EARTHDANCE"

Oh boy, back topointlessness. Release through an arrangement with Virgin records, thiscompiles loads of previously released and garbage from Fatboy Slim,Underworld and Gus Gus.
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"SONIG COMP."

Also from Germany,through Thrill Jockey in the USA comes this comp of beautiful purelyartificial electronic ear candy - none of which is minimal nor poses asanything else.
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"COZMICK SUCKERS VOL. YELLOW"

Back to Germany for another beat filled electronic collection.
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"BLUE CUBISM: TRANSCODED AUDIO SUBSTRUCTURES"

Without the hype, this one CD/13 song collection assembles some wonderful examples of challenging electronic pieces.
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"CLICKS_+_CUTS"

Mille Plateaux has definitely mistaken minimalism for boring drawn out mindless electronica babble.
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Innovation Deprivation

While watching The The perform on Friday night, various thoughts swimming about in my head came together and trends became more clearly understood.
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STORM AND STRESS, "UNDER THUNDER..."

They're really not playing completely random notes, right?
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MARY TIMONY, "MOUNTAINS"

While the former singerof Helium gets the top billing on this record, the talented productionand playing from a young miss Christina Files (of Boston's Victory atSea) shouldn't go unrecognized.
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QUICKSPACE, "THE DEATH OF,..."

What was allegedly recorded in a barn outside of Staffordshire UK might possibly be the summer record of 2000.
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TARA JANE O'NEIL, "PEREGRINE"

Louisville native, TaraJane O'Neil, formerly of Rodan, Retsin and The Sonora Pine has recentlyreleased her own album on Quarterstick.
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SIGUR RÓS - THREE RELEASES

Following up on Sigur Rós, I went to their website, dug up some history and purchased their back catalogue.
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