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The future isn’t what it used to be: Daft Punk, nostalgia, and musical conservatism

  There’s no reason not to be very happy for Daft Punk right now. The French production duo, who have been making music since 1993, recently won five awards at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards – including both Album of the Year (for Random Access Memories) and … Read more »

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Banger: Part 4

Chad Parkhill takes us for a tour through the world of weird, wonderful and unexpectedly danceable tunes. iPods at the ready: it’s time for part four of this special five-part blog series. Norma Jean Wright, ‘I Like Love’

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Banger: Part 3

Chad Parkhill takes us for a tour through the world of weird, wonderful and unexpectedly danceable tunes. iPods at the ready: it’s time for part three of this special five-part blog series. Fuck Buttons, ‘Bright Tomorrow’ Recently, and only for the briefest of periods, it seemed as … Read more »

Claustrophobic and Bittersweet: Tristesse Contemporaine and The Music From the Balconies Nearby Was Overlaid by the Noise of Sporadic Acts of Violence

The Parisian DJ-collective-cum-record label Dirty Sound System – DJs Guillaume Sorge and Clovis Goux, alongside a roster of associated producers and curators – have always been somewhat out of sync with their contemporaries, and this characteristic has usually served them well. In 2003, at the fag end … Read more »