Local Review: Sparx – Ignition LP

Local Review: Sparx – Ignition LP
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Despite being personally convinced that most people try to make electronic music just to be able to say they do—if I hear “Hi, I’m a DJ” one more time I may scream—there are exceptions when someone can legitimately produce something worth listening to a few times, which is the case here. … read more

Reviews: CSS – Planta

Reviews: CSS – Planta
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CSS may be one of the more iconic groups to come out of Brazil, but they are not very comparable to the other synth pop artists of today. … read more

Review: Little Boots – Nocturnes

Review: Little Boots – Nocturnes
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Little Boots deliver an album stocked full of synthpop electronic-style tracks with catchy vocals. … read more

Review: Various Artists – Peru Boom: Bass, Bleeps & Bumps From Peru’s Electronic Underground
Local Review: Scatterbrain – Insufficient Soul

Local Review: Scatterbrain – Insufficient Soul
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Ah, the “#sadboy makes feels music” trend has officially hit Salt Lake. Scatterbrain’s Insufficient Soul showcases this personal brand well, with depressing track titles like “we’re worried about you but we still don’t care” and well-produced down-tempo trap-like piano and snare beats. … read more

Review: Laboratory 5 – Awake In The Dark

Review: Laboratory 5 – Awake In The Dark
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This is the kind of music you listen to when you’re partying until the sun comes up. Not just that—it’s the kind of music you hear at some illegal desert rave that lasts until the cops come. … read more

Reviews: Infected Mushroom – Friends on Mushrooms Vol. 2

Reviews: Infected Mushroom – Friends on Mushrooms Vol. 2
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I was a bit confused when I first pressed play on Infected’s newest album, because it sounded like some slow trance love song, but then the beat drops and quickens and the Israeli duo blows your fucking mind. … read more

Review: Nude Pop – Splintered Selves EP

Review: Nude Pop – Splintered Selves EP
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After listening to this album a few times, I was reminded of bands like The Killers. With its slower pacing and alternative edge, this band produces a smooth EP that accurately represents the sound of the Pacific Northwest by using classic rock instruments to create a laid-back and relaxing sound.  … read more

Review: Vinyl Williams – Into
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