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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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DIRTY THREE, "LOWLANDS"

If you're lucky enough to catch Dirty Three in concert, you'll want to walk away with this gem.
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OPTIGANALLY YOURS, "EXCLUSIVELY TALENTMAKER"

For those not on thenostalgia bandwagon, the Optigan (along with the Talentmaker andOrchestron) was a child's toy, a sort of 70's pre-cursor to the sampler.
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SPEEDY J, "A SHOCKING HOBBY"

This anti-drum n' bass, post-post-industrial product from Speedy J could be the loudest item on the noise scale this week.
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SIEBEN, "FORBID THE SUN'S ESCAPE"

Hailing from the UK, this is the debut album by Sieben.
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GORDON MUMMA, "STUDIO RETROSPECT"

This is goodold-fashioned electronic music. Busy, idiosyncratic, sonically richtracks that give you noises you've never heard before in combinationsyou had never imagined.
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Einstürzende Neubauten, "Silence Is Sexy"

This album celebrates EN's 20th year of operation with a marked improvement in production values. The focused and streamlined sound finds equal space for pulsing, naked bass guitar, trimmed-down sound effects, low-end percussion, and strings. Not least of all, the punchy production brings EN's often-personal lyrics and intense delivery to the forefront--to double-edged effect.

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ROLLERBALL, "EINAUGIGE KIRSCHE"

This three-track/35-minute CD creeps along somewhere between stylish jazz and electronic noise.
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KOZO, "PLANNED PENETRATION"

Porn has found itself a new Pied Piper!
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Rachel's/Matmos, "Full On Night"

http://brainwashed.com/common/images/covers/qs69.jpgRachel's gets its music spiked on this two piece extended play single. The unlikely contraband comes courtesy of San Francisco's Matmos. The Louisville-based Rachel's troupe often recruits old friends for new projects. But it seems that Rachel's merely sent tapes to Matmos' master manipulators Martin and Drew rather than convening in truly collaborative-collective fashion.

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CONSOLE, "ROCKET IN THE POCKET"

Martin Gretschmann, knobtwiddler for the Notwist and Tied & Tickled Trio part-timer, servesup a somewhat greasy yet tasty serving of '80s-lovin' retro-synthpop onhis second Console full-lengther.
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DO MAKE SAY THINK, "GOODBYE ENEMY AIRSHIP"

My first impression ofthis album was one of amazement. I can remember hearing the firstself-titled album by this Canadian band and thinking that these guyswere poised to take over the indie rock world.
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