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PREMIERE: ADT - Immaterial Meeting [R12 Records]

PREMIERE: ADT - Immaterial Meeting [R12 Records]

Immaterial Meeting treats us to a high energy breakbeat rhythm that is immediately contrasted with somewhat mysterious and laid back synth lines, that swirl in and out like snow flakes

PREMIERE: Cai Bojsen-Möller - Whirling [Multiplex]

PREMIERE: Cai Bojsen-Möller - Whirling [Multiplex]

As the summer draws to a close, electronic music releases, no doubt, will get just a little more melancholic and gray, to signify the arrival of fall moods. But before we shift our minds to sweaters, hot tea, bourbon, and rain, it is almost therapeutic to reflect on the passing summer and release our carefree summer attitude from our soul. Need a soundtrack for this summer soul purge

PREMIERE: J.Albert - Paradolia [Hypercolour]

PREMIERE: J.Albert - Paradolia [Hypercolour]

Donald Rumsfeld once famously quipped that in life there are "known unknowns and unknown unknowns".

Delayed with...Slav Ka

Delayed with...Slav Ka

The next installment of ‘Delayed with…’ series is a family affair

PREMIERE: Strategy - Tropical Storm [Idle Hands]

PREMIERE: Strategy - Tropical Storm [Idle Hands]

The sound of rain is always different: if you find yourself in the forest, the rain envelops you with its muted but consistent rush

PREMIERE: Trüby Trio - Universal Love (Lawrence Remix)[Compost]

PREMIERE: Trüby Trio - Universal Love (Lawrence Remix)[Compost]

Lawrence and his label, Dial Music, are no strangers to the speakers of the Fiction Lab: his delicate minimalistic aesthetic has been delighting us on many occasions.

PREMIERE: Modern House Quintet - Sunset [RDV]

PREMIERE: Modern House Quintet - Sunset [RDV]

The afternoon sun can be brutal in the summer. With your motionless body parked at the beach, it pounds and flattens you with ferocity and determination of an Italian grandma making veal Milanese.

PREMIERE: Bas Dobbelaer & Vand - Gateway To Gaia [SoHaSo]

PREMIERE: Bas Dobbelaer & Vand - Gateway To Gaia [SoHaSo]

In greek mythology, Gaia personifies planet Earth and is an ancestral mother of all life, a goddess that stands at the root of the greek gods' family tree

PREMIERE: Fred Und Luna - Im Element [Compost Records]

PREMIERE: Fred Und Luna - Im Element [Compost Records]

In the 1950s, at the very dawn of computers and artificial intelligence, Alan Turing developed a now famous test:

Vril - Riese [Giegling]

Vril - Riese [Giegling]

Vril is a man of few words and an artist of a few notes.  His productions tend to favor dark and dusty, crackling sounds with atmosphere and ambiance doing the heavy lifting and being used almost as a musical instrument.

Meditation Tunnel - La La La

Meditation Tunnel - La La La

Are you are suffering from music review fatigue? Do all those fancy words and clever observations blend in your head into one hot ball of "la la la"

Queniv - Old Friend

Queniv - Old Friend

When you're asked to review a track from an artist you don’t know on a compilation with no familiar names and on a label that doesn’t ring a bell, what possible context can you have?

Aera - Moon Palace [Innervisions]

Aera - Moon Palace [Innervisions]

They say that in order to cure a phobia, you must first face it.  If you have a fear of public speaking, you must find yourself a wedding or a funeral and force yourself to give a speech

Sebastian Mullaert - Broken Mirror EP

Sebastian Mullaert - Broken Mirror EP

What's in the name? When it comes to naming tracks and EPs in electronic music, the answer is "Not that much".

Cleveland - Crystal Quest

Cleveland - Crystal Quest

I have a beef with cilantro! It's not that I hate its taste; it's just that cilantro never plays nice with other ingredients, but pushes them aside to invade your taste buds until you taste nothing but cilantro.