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MATMOS, "THE WEST"

For their thirdfull-length release, Matmos has indeed ventured down the road to thewestern lands - with guitar and western themed songs done through theeyes of an experimental electronic band who by now has their shittogether.
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MONDII, "1:p"

From Chicago's Hefty Records comes this, the debut release from Japan's Nao Sugimoto - a.k.a. Mondii.
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COIL, "ASTRAL DISASTER"

Some tones, some drones,beautiful soundscapes and even a guitar bit on here. Most unmistakablyCoil, however, this is the CD release of an LP originally recorded backaround Halloween 1998.
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DOME, "YCLEPT"

When Wire split in 1980,Bruce Gilbert and Graham Lewis became a powerhouse team, releasingmusic under aliases like 8 Time, Duet Emmo, He Said, P'O, Mzui, as wellas producing albums from folks like The The and Angela Conway.
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UI / LOCKGROOVE

The New York-based trio Ui made their way to Boston tonight bringing their own brand of jazz-influenced two-bass stab with noise bursts.
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DJ SPOOKY VS. SCANNER, "THE QUICK AND THE DEAD"

"Hey, who put dub in my elitist drones?" The most dreadded release of the last few years by v/vm has finally materialized.
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BASTARD NOISE, "ANALYSIS OF SELF-DESTRUCTION"

Now I'm fucking pissedoff, seriously. I had nearly completed the review of this CD when mygoddamned machine crashed. I was describing how hateful and loathingthis disc is, how spiteful to the human condition and obsessed withanger and hatred it seems.
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DAVID KRISTIAN, "ROOM TONE"

While Savath+Savalas could have taken more development time, David Kristian could have taken a bit less.
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MOLASSES, "YOU'LL NEVER BE WELL NO MORE"

Delicately pakaged in abooklet of black construction paper, this release marks the first fulllength as Molasses - a collected "folk noir" group from Montreal whichincludes members of the Shalbi Effect and godspeed you black emperor!
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KHAN, "PASSPORT"

Yet another bit ofinteresting packaging this week. The disc comes in a regular jewel casebut the booklet is the shape and approximate dimensions and a decentreplica of Can Oral's Turkish passport - equipped with US Visa andeverything.
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"AND THE ASS SAW THE ANGEL"

Keeping with Mute'stradition of making sure music is made readily available for those whowant it, here's the US version of "And the Ass Saw the Angel."
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DAVID SYLVIAN, "APPROACHING SILENCE"

Nearly everybody who'sfamiliar with Sylvian has an opinion on him - either he's too mindnumbingly nauseating and pretentious or he's an unrecognized genius.
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"Kid 606 and Friends Vol. 1"

This is a tasty introduction to anyone who's fans of the hard, fast, campy, meaty, zesty and beaty.

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Kid606 - Kid606 and Friends, Vol. 1

 

 

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NURSE WITH WOUND, "THE SWINGING REFLECTIVE"

Another collection thisweek from a brainwashed artist, this mid-priced NWW release collectsvarious collaborative efforts from 1980 - 1999.
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FLYING SAUCER ATTACK, "MIRROR"

Drag City releases thisCD this month, previously only available through FSA's own "Heartbeat"in the UK in a limited edition of 1,000 clear vinyl LPs and 2,000 CDs.
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DISC, "BRAVE2EP"

Glitch glitch click clicksk-k-k-k-k-k-k-ips. Perhaps it's Oval, but no, the cuts are sharper,faster and it makes less musical sense.
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NON, "RECEIVE THE FLAME"

Boyd Rice has indeedreturned to the purity of the innocent with this release. Loops andnoises live and breathe on this record, unharmed, naturally flowing,swelling and crunching in what is my favorite full-lengther from Boydfor quite some time.
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VARIOUS ARTISTS, "8, 8.5, 9 REMIXES"

Various Artists isallegedly the name of this duo of highly regarded producers who wish toremain anonymous. This limited edition CD release from FatCat featuresthe three tracks, "no. 8", "no. 8.5" and "no. 9" along with remixes ofeach by Arovane, Funkostrung, Autechre, Pole and Monolake.
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KREIDLER, "WEEKEND"

What the world needs now is more instrumental Germans sounding like Can.

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ELPH, "20' TO 2000"

Alas, the final installment of the 20 minutes to 2000 series from Germany's Raster-Noton label. ELpH (a.k.a. Coil) constructs the December issue, the most interesting and least minimal bit from the entire series.
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