Category: 2014

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: RÖYKSOPP - THE INEVITABLE END (2014) [ELECTRONIC] 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: RÖYKSOPP – THE INEVITABLE END (2014) [ELECTRONIC]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: @royksopp – “THE INEVITABLE END” (2014) [ELECTRONIC] “The self-proclaimed final album showcases the best of the duo’s trance-y instrumentals, propulsive hooks, and bubbling beats.” – Entertainment Weekly “This is a stunning record,...

MR TWIN SISTER 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: MR TWIN SISTER – MR TWIN SISTER (2014) [ELECTRONIC/POP]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: @twinsistermusic – “MR TWIN SISTER” (2014) [ELECTRONIC/POP] “It’s not often you heard a near seven minute pop song that leaves you wanting more, but Mr. Twin Sister manage to pull it off...

CLARK - CLARK 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: CLARK – CLARK (2014) [ELECTRONIC]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: CLARK – “CLARK” @throttleclark @WarpRecords [ELECTRONIC] #NewMusic #Recommended #OnRepeat “Clark is anomalous but deeply rewarding. It’s the type of release you could easily live inside for weeks and still find interesting nooks...

IAMAMIWHOAMI - BLUE 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: IAMAMIWHOAMI – BLUE (2014) [ELECTRONIC/POP]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: @iamamiwhoami – “BLUE” @twimclabel [ELECTRONIC/POP] #NewMusic #Recommended #OnRepeat “That’s the beauty of iamamiwhoami, as it has been from the start. They keep us guessing, and nothing feels contrived.” – Press Play

LYDIA AINSWORTH - RIGHT FROM REAL 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: LYDIA AINSWORTH – RIGHT FROM REAL (2014) [ELECTRONIC/POP]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: @LYDIA_AINSW0RTH – “RIGHT FROM REAL” @arbutusrecords [ELECTRONIC/POP] #NewMusic #Recommended #OnRepeat “Gorgeous string arrangements give the record an ornate quality, but its pulsing electronic core keeps it from sounding too precious or delicate.”...

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: HAERTS - HAERTS (2014) [POP/ROCK] 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: HAERTS – HAERTS (2014) [POP/ROCK]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: HAERTS – “HAERTS” @haertsmusic @ColumbiaRecords [POP/ROCK] #NewMusic #Recommended “Ultimately, it’s Haerts’ combination of straightforward, rootsy melodicism and more experimental, ambient inclinations that helps them grab your ear and your heart.” – All...

TINASHE - AQUARIUS 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: TINASHE – AQUARIUS (2014) [R&B/POP]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: TINASHE – AQUARIUS (2014) @Tinashe @RCARecords [R&B] “The result is a lustful listen that often centers on either coming together or breaking apart.” – Billboard “Tinashe allows her project to rise above...

ZOLA JESUS - TAIGA 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: ZOLA JESUS – TAIGA (2014) [ELECTRONIC/POP]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: ZOLA JESUS – TAIGA @ZolaJesus @MuteUSA [ELECTRONIC/POP] “She’s used all the tools accrued over her career to craft an impressively versatile and sprawling goth pop album that simultaneously her most adventurous and...

JESSIE WARE - TOUGH LOVE 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: JESSIE WARE – TOUGH LOVE (2014) [POP/R&B]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: JESSIE WARE – TOUGH LOVE @JessieWare @PMRRECORDS @islandrecordsuk (2014) [POP/R&B] “She imparts yearning with such controlled restraint and lightness of touch it’s sublime.” – Clash Music “Tough Love is an album that...

FLYING LOTUS - YOURE DEAD 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: FLYING LOTUS – YOU’RE DEAD! (2014) [ELECTRONIC/EXPERIMENTAL/RAP]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE – FLYING LOTUS – YOU’RE DEAD! @flyinglotus @WarpRecords (2014) [ELECTRONIC/EXPERIMENTAL/RAP] “As each song merges into the next, as one style succeeds another, the sensation is that of being in a dream.” –...

(SEP 30) TOVE LO - QUEEN OF THE CLOUDS 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: TOVE LO – QUEEN OF THE CLOUDS (2014) [POP]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: TOVE LO – QUEEN OF THE CLOUDS @iamtovelo @IslandRecords (2014) [POP] “This sort of color—which might feel whimsical, were the content not so dark—pops up frequently across Nilsson’s assured major-label debut, Queen...

SBTRKT - WONDER WHERE WE LAND 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: SBTRKT – WONDER WHERE WE LAND (2014) [ELECTRONIC/RAP]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: SBTRKT – WONDER WHERE WE LAND (2014) @SBTRKT [ELECTRONIC/RAP] “This is an album about vision, movement and manifestation. It’s about removing oneself from the familiar to tap into the brain’s ability to...

CARIBOU - OUR LOVE 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: CARIBOU – OUR LOVE (2014) [ELECTRONIC]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: CARIBOU – OUR LOVE (2014) @caribouband [ELECTRONIC] “This is rich, strange, endlessly fascinating music: a subtle, beautiful triumph.” – The Guardian “It’s a smart, attentive-demanding progression–within the song and throughout the album...

YELLE - COMPLETEMENT FOU (2014) 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: YELLE – COMPLÈTEMENT FOU (2014) [POP]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: YELLE – COMPLÈTEMENT FOU (2014) @YELLEtweets @KemosabeRecords [POP] “That these tunes are complemented by some of the sexiest pop cooked up yet this year only adds to the heated vibe.” – Paste...

APHEX TWIN - SYRO 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: APHEX TWIN – SYRO (2014) [ELECTRONIC]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: APHEX TWIN – SYRO (2014) @AphexTwin @WarpRecords [ELECTRONIC] “James has primed the Aphex Twin for its next metamorphosis–one that has promised to be more combustible than the beats that ground SYRO.” –...

ALT-J - THIS IS ALL YOURS 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: ALT-J – THIS IS ALL YOURS (2014) [ROCK]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: ALT-J – THIS IS ALL YOURS (2014) @alt_J @CanvasbackMusic [ROCK] “Alt-J taking their distinct sound but adding and subtracting those small building blocks to make something familiar yet beautifully innovative.” – Under...

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: GAZELLE TWIN - UNFLESH (2014) [ELECTRONIC] 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: GAZELLE TWIN – UNFLESH (2014) [ELECTRONIC]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: GAZELLE TWIN – UNFLESH (2014) @gazelletwin @LastGangEnt [ELECTRONIC] “Not for the squeamish or faint of heart; the incredibly defiant ‘Unflesh’ takes you on a fantastic excursion of Electronic horror, filled to overflowing...

(OCT 7) THE JUAN MACLEAN - IN A DREAM 0

#FMFALBUMPICK: THE JUAN MACLEAN – IN A DREAM (2014) [ELECTRONIC]

RECOMMENDED RELEASE: THE JUAN MACLEAN – IN A DREAM (2014) @juanmaclean @dfarecords [ELECTRONIC] “In A Dream is brand new, but has the feel of a timeless dance record, the kind of record that is...