EAR INFLUXION

Words about electronic & experimental music

SINCE 2010

Hypnobeat: “Mission in Congo” (Prototech, Dark Entries 2017 / 1985)Hypnobeat’s stripped down beatmaking feels as much of 1985 as it reminds me of some of Throbbing Gristle’s extended drum machine...

DMX Krew: Strange Directions (Hypercolour)Ed Upton’s been marching to the beat of his own sequencer for well over 20 years now, with over 20 full-length albums and at least twice as...

Mouse on Mars: “Migmy” (Spezmodia, Monkeytown 2014)Jan St. Werner and Andi Toma throw down a proper booty bass jam on this track from their 2014 EP on Modeselektor’s Monkeytown label.(Source:...

Mouse on Mars: “Migmy” (Spezmodia, Monkeytown 2014)Jan St. Werner and Andi Toma throw down a proper booty bass jam on this track from their 2014 EP on Modeselektor’s Monkeytown label.(Source:...

Rodion: “Electric Soca” (Romantic Jet Dance, Gomma 2007)Glorious Morodor-esque vocoder meets jaunty electro-disco on this modern classic from Italian producer Rodion, released ten years ago on...

Rodion: “Electric Soca” (Romantic Jet Dance, Gomma 2007)Glorious Morodor-esque vocoder meets jaunty electro-disco on this modern classic from Italian producer Rodion, released ten years ago on...

Pet Shop Boys: “Pet Shop Boys” (West End Girls, Epic 1984)The original B-side to Pet Shop Boys’ first hit checks their name and is a straight-up early 80′s b-boy electro track. At this early stage...

Nadia Struiwigh: Lenticular (Central Processing Unit)Two tracks of seductive, sleeker electro fare than I generally associate with CPU, a label whose support and enthusiasm for braindance...

Octogen: “Square Bells Part 1″ (Square Bells EP, Djak-Up-Bitch 2007)Clean, melodic IDM and electro crossover courtesy of Octogen, an alias of electro producer Marco Bernardi. It’s right at home on...

Achterbahn D’Amour: “Teen Sleep” (Odd Movements, Acid Test 2014)Old school acid revival in full effect on this mid-album jam from Achterbahn D’Amour’s great 2014 album, Odd Movements.(Source:...

Adult.: Detroit House Guests (Mute)Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller have been at this for about 20 years now, and it shows both in the near perfection of their productions but also in...

Raiders of the Lost Arp: “On And On” (4, Nature 2004)(Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Nathan Fake: “Fortune Bru” (Glaive, Cambria Instruments 2015)What a bonus surprise to discover that not only is Nathan Fake’s new album Providence available on Ninja Tune, but he also released this...

Psylocity: “Human” (Klang Der Maschinen, Psi49net 2002)Psylocity was the project of the duo of Dennis Allen and Hendrik Schuppe, and this was their only full-length album, released on Anthony...

Ellen Allien & Apparat: “Metric” (Orchestra of Bubbles, BPitch Control 2006)It’s hard to believe this collaborative effort between BPitch boss Ellen Allien and Apparat is 10 years old now! I...

Marco Bailey vs. Redhead: “Futuristic Elements” (Elektra, Electrix 2001)Compared to Bailey’s usual bangers of the time, this one is a slick, clean electro workout complete with vocoder vocal,...

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