TWELFTH OF NEVER, "BLOWING BUBBLES THROUGH BROKEN WINDOWS"

There is so much bad gothmusic coming out these days, it's been tough to motivate myself tolisten to new bands, especially local ones.
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CHICAGO UNDERGROUND DUO, "SYNESTHESIA"

Trumpet player Rob Mazurek has been fronting many incarnations of the Chicago Underground since the mid 90s.
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The Dylan Group, "Ur-Klang Search"

With vibrophone virtuoso Dylan Cristy and music enthusiast/drummer Adam Pierce at the production helm, this disc grooves more on a dub tip than anything else they've done—without compromising the intensity of the ever so prominent vibes.

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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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HALF JAPANESE, "OUR SOLAR SYSTEM + SING NO EVIL"

Some of you might not even remember that there were records before CDs were around.
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THE SOIL BLEEDS BLACK, "ALCHEMIE"

Traditional unadorned instrumentation and medieval melodies come together with badly mixed vocals.
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THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN, "ONE WINTER'S NIGHT"

Stunning artwork and innovative packaging from Middle Pillar!
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WEEN, "WHITE PEPPER"

The brothers Ween are back with their most straightforward album to date.
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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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LAB REPORT, "CLASSICAL ATMOSPHERES"

Lab Report is Chicago area artist and musician Matthew Schultz.
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RICHARD H. KIRK, "LOOPSTATIC"

Kirk's music in the lastfour years has definitely been more aggressive and challenging than theearlier more international, ambient and "groovy" releases.
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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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Kiln, "Ampday"

With "Ampday", the now canyon-sized fissures that were once tiny cracks in Kiln's parched-earth facade show more than mud and stone. Where in the past, Kiln releases provided the smallest bit of info possible, with only artwork and titles to satisfy eager minds - now, no longer must we wonder about our once-faceless Gaian scientists, and what arcane incantations were used in the creation of such wonderful sounds. Messr's Marrison, Rehberg, and Hayes, still playfully obtuse (what sound did the "levitating catslide" make?), seamlessly blend their twisting, ethereal instrumental pop with soundscapes that imitate the sounds of spreading rust or moss.

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