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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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BASS COMMUNION

UK guitarist StevenWilson works in several different projects including Porcupine Tree,No-Man and I.E.M. and has collaborated with Muslimgauze (see "BassCommunion v Muslimgauze").
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THE DAMAGE MANUAL, "1"

The Damage Manual is Chris Connelly, Jah Wobble, Geordie Walker and Martin Atkins.
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TELEGRAPH MELTS, "ILIUM"

Certainly one of the stranger duo's to come out of indie rock lately is Virginia's Telegraph Melts.
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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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LOU REED, "ECSTASY"

OK, I admit it. Maybe Ihaven't been paying close enough attention to Reed's solo career, butI'm going to say this anyways ... this is the best thing he has done in25+ years.
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GUS GUS VS. T-WORLD

If you don't want reviewers to reminisce about the good old days of your band, then don't put out inferior crapola.
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