Although much has been said about the ‘60’s, it was really the ‘90’s that swung. It’s when we as a people learnt to dance, controlled by electronic thud, all night long. It was naive, druggy and most importantly, non-London-centric. 1994 was a key year in terms of landmark UK electronic releases. The Prodigy, dismissed as [...]

Compiled by dance music legend Terry Farley, last year’s Acid Rain compilation hit the spot by using an open minded approach to the track list. Each sub-genre of house music under the telescope (’85-91) was comprehensively represented; twisted instrumental acid, joyous gospel tinged piano tracks, rap led hip-house, soulful black/gay disco updates, and a bunch [...]

GusGus have spent their twenty years of existence making a gradual progression from the pastoral electronica of their earlier work on 4AD to something more direct. With an ever changing line up, sometimes nine members, sometimes six, occasionally just two and now a core group of four, they’ve mastered the art of synthesised atmospherics and [...]

Copenhagen trio WhoMadeWho have been making crisp electronic pop for notable labels such as Gomma and Kompakt for the past decade. This time, on their own label, they’ve turned up the guitars which have in turn changed their approach to songwriting, now the electronics augment their pop leanings; it’s a change which on the whole [...]

When thinking of Alex Ridha’s Boys Noize imprint, the expectation is you’ll hear acid tinged electro, sometimes (purposefully) dumb, often intelligent, always geared toward the dance floor. There aren’t many moments of introspection on this label – time after time, it’s the soundtrack to a really hard dance. Scntst offers a welcome new flavour for [...]

© 2010 Reject Musical Trash.

Powered by Wordpress.