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futuremix #2

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Futuremix #2 sees Stephen Smith explore the dark and unruly world of atmospheric and psychedelic music. In it he takes you on a journey through some of the best music of the last few years that sits right on the edge of darkness. In oblivion we can master our thoughts, gather our strength and find fundamental understanding. So sit back and let the sound envelop you.

Tracklist:

Peter’s House Music – The Mirror Has Two Faces
Blank Dogs – Northern Islands
Oneohtrix Point Never – Nil Admirari
Land Of Kush’s Egyptian Light Orchestra – Tunnel Visions
Egyptian Hip Hop – Rad Pitt (DRUGS Soviet Mix)
oOoOO – Mumbai
Pink Priest – Epic Lean (Juve Edit)
Salem – Dirt
Wet Hair – The Labor Of Love
Teeth Of The Sea – You’re Mercury
Actress – Always Human
Telefon Tel Aviv – Lengthening Shadows
Walls – Austerlitz Wide Open

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what’s that sound: the top 10 of 2010

It’s the end of 2010 and time to usher in a new era of entrancing, progressive, contemporary or retro inspired music, each slowly filling the internet with their own ideas and concepts. But, just before we look forward, let’s take a moment to reflect upon what has happened in the past year with our first ever retrospective. These tracks have ruled in both time and space, eliciting shrieks of joy and tears of happiness, guiding us through the dark hours while we search for new music, helping us find new scenes and new understandings of music, but above all, reminding us why music resounds so triumphantly in our hearts. So, let us take a trip through some of the best tracks of 2010. Continue reading

salem – king night

From the forthcoming release of Salem’s King Night we’ve managed to track down a trio of hits, including the title track King Night, the previously released Trapdoor and Asia, which you may recall featured in a video teaser earlier this year.

I’ve only had limited exposure to Salem’s King Night so far, but if these three tracks are anything to go by it’s going be an incredible trip. From the gothic, operatic, epic expansion of King Night to the dirty south beats of Trapdoor and finally to the blasting and gritty sound of Asia, this sounds like the fucking future. Dark, unknowing, bleak. The future as realised by only the darkest minds. The Quietus quite fittingly described it as thus: “This is Crash for confused cells: Ballard in your blood.” I’m excited. Really excited.

To be released on IAMSOUND on the 28th September. Pre-order it here.

Salem – King Night

Salem – Trapdoor

Salem – Asia