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NATE YOUNG

Cast a Circle

NATE YOUNG

Cast a Circle

Sounding somewhere between Demdike Stare and a beatless version of Photek's mighty "Ni-Ten-Ichi-Ryu".

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Bee Mask

Scarlet Thread, Golden Cord

Bee Mask

Scarlet Thread, Golden Cord

An altogether darker, more intense variant to the tried and tested Kosmische formula.

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Force Publique Congo

Counter-Guerilla War In The Philippines

Force Publique Congo

Counter-Guerilla War In The Philippines

Through a dense wall of white noise and submerged vocals, we can almost make out fragments of rhythms...

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Anti-G

CrazyShit

Anti-G

CrazyShit

Hyper-futuristic Dutch dance craze perpetuated by 2nd and 3rd generation Caribbean immigrants.

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Nguzunguzu

Wake Sleep (Total Freedom Winter Park Homicide Edition)

Nguzunguzu

Wake Sleep (Total Freedom Winter Park Homicide Edition)

...almost reminding us of Raime's approach to ultra-sparse rhythm architecture.

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patten

Fire dream

patten

Fire dream

A prismatic vision of narcotic, grid-dissolving house aimed at the cerebellum rather than the floor

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Egyptrixx

Liberation Front

Egyptrixx

Liberation Front

One of the defining dancefloor anthems of 2011 - and still so fekking good.

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Kuedo

Whisper Fate

Kuedo

Whisper Fate

Referencing John Carpenter, Vangelis, Chicagoan Footwork and 808-driven Coke and Road Rap...

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FLOATING POINTS

Sais (Dub)

FLOATING POINTS

Sais (Dub)

Ultra-heavyweight burner from Floating Points - deploying the bass to dangerously low depths.

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RICARDO DONOSO

Morning Criminal

RICARDO DONOSO

Morning Criminal

The retro-futurism of Leyland Kirby meets classic John Carpenter and Emeralds...

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ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER

Replica

ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER

Replica

Beautiful loop-based sensory wrong-footing from the always-intriguing Daniel Lopatin.

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DIAMOND CATALOG

Valveneration

DIAMOND CATALOG

Valveneration

Jaw-dropping post-Dance Music bricolage from Pat Maherr (Indignant Senility) and Lala Conchita.

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Pinch & Shackleton

Selfish Greedy Life

Pinch & Shackleton

Selfish Greedy Life

Labyrinthine rhythms and spirit-summoning sonics from two of dubstep's most distinguished forces.

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NIGGAS WITH GUITARS

Side B

NIGGAS WITH GUITARS

Side B

An epic 17 minute trip through sludgy electronics and blissful refrains...

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This time on 14tracks:

“The Best of 2011 Part 2”

Here we are with a second fine selection of standout productions - another 90 minutes of music that we've absolutely loved this year. We open up with the demented, spiritual reductions of Nate Young, before the elusive Bee Mask provides much food for thought for those Kosmische operators who've rested on their laurels in 2011. Anti-G provides some Bubbling relief, while Nguzunguzu, Patten and Diamond Catalog take us further out into the oddest reaches of the floor. Its left to Pinch & Shackleton, Ricrado Donoso, Oneohtrix and NWG to add drawn-out contemplation and a hazy fuzz to proceedings - setting the ground nicely for part three. Keep 'em peeled!

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On 07 Dec 04:44 Daniel Miller said:
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“Floating Points - Sais(Dub)”

Nice to see the Dub version of Sais getting some love.
The newer, jazzier version is good, but it's missing the dark, circa-1997 Photek atmosphere that the Dub has in spades.