LOREN MAZZACANE CONNORS, "AIRS"

Every once and a whilesomething comes across the desk without warning, without pretenses, youdrop it in and it suddenly takes hold of the mood and becomes one ofthe most enjoyable listens.
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SNEAKSTER / ROBIN GUTHRIE

Sneakster is thecollaboration between former Seefeel leader, Mark Clifford along withsinger Sophie Hinkley. "Pseudo-Nouveau" is the first full-length CDreleased from Sneakster and appeared last year throughGuthrie/Raymonde's Bella Union label.
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RUSSELL MILLS/UNDARK, "PEARL + UMBRA"

A stunning cast ofcharacters has been assembled for the recording of this album, thesecond from installation artist Russel Mills as Undark.
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LAIKA, "UNEASY" & "BLACK CAT BONE"

There's two singlesfloating around right now from Laika, easing up to the release of thebrand new album, "Good Looking Blues", due shortly.
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MR. OIZO, "ANALOG WORMS ATTACK"

Remember our link of the week to Flat Eric, the strange European TV commercial campaign starring that lovable ugly puppet?
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CURRENT 93, "ALL DOLLED UP LIKE CHRIST - LIVE NYC 1996"

I think I read somewherethat this is in fact an audience recording. If that's so, I'm damnedimpressed. This is probably one of the most impressive live recordingsof a dark indie type band of this nature.
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BOWERY ELECTRIC, "LUSHLIFE"

The wait is finally over:after nearly four years since Bowery Electric released their lastfull-length record, "Beat," the new CD is out and the band is ready toface an anxious world.
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DJ ME DJ YOU, "RAINBOWS AND ROBOTS"

The work of Craig Borrell& Ross Harris can be heard on the MoWax release "Contacto Espacial"by Sukia, as the two comprise 2/3 of the group.
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ARLING & CAMERON, "MUSIC FOR IMAGINARY FILMS"

The concept was alreadyinvented but the execution was quite different. I'm referring to LeafRecords' "Invisible Soundtracks" volumes 1 and 2, which collectedexclusive tracks from Laika, Fridge, To Rococo Rot, Paul D. Miller andothers, where the premise was to have soundtrack music made up forfictitious movies.
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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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