I Dub New YorkBy Dominic Umile
Because Im old and I prefer my living room above all else, I missed NYCs Drew Falty DL Lustman when he headlined the monthly Turbotax party at Hugs in Williamsburg recently. Lustman produces jumbled, sonically riveting electronic music via computer software, keyboards, and a couple of turntables.
FUTURE SOUNDS OF LONDONBy Dominic Umile
I didnt know what to call Kode9s work when I first heard it, but neither did the label that put it out.
Environmental StudiesBy Dominic Umile
I celebrated a minor triumph a few weeks ago when I restored disruption-free stereo playback at my apartment. Radio signal bleedover had been cutting into my personal turntable listening, but I stifled it with the help of a $16 preamp.
Life After TurntablismBy Dominic Umile
A couple of years ago, two music-collective filmmakers invited a handful of like-minded electronic/experimental/hip-hop producers to participate in a rather tightly governed documentary film and record project.
Sun-Bleached Hand of the ManBy Dominic Umile
Hansen has been making wordless electronic music for years, building each piece with organic accompaniment thats often treated to make it sound both warm and worn.