Alexis Taylor

Piano

Moshi Moshi

Jul 26, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

Given how wonderfully dense and complex his best-known work with Hot Chip is, it is always surprising how relatively straightforward Alexis Taylor's work is when he goes it alone.  More

Floating Points

Kuiper EP

Luaka Bop/Pluto

Jul 25, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

Under the Floating Points moniker, Sam Shepherd blurred the lines between classical composition, modern electronic production, and jazz experimentation on last year's debut ElaeniaMore

Jul 22, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

This is good. And some of it is very good. The trouble being that, production-wise, these songs want more power than they're given.  More

Jul 21, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

Though now a more polarizing band than at any other time in their history (cue "that" Nick Cave quote getting pulled out at any available opportunity by haters), there's clearly still much love in the world for Red Hot Chili Peppers. More

Jul 20, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

It comes so close. Josh Davis's best album in at least a decade starts off with the excellent title track, a lush sounding landscape that's as pretty as anything he's ever done, and he follows that up with the killer "Nobody Speak" featuring Run the Jewels.  More

Jul 19, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

The pairing of Jarvis Cocker's sardonicism with another master storyteller, author Neil Gaiman (CoralineThe Graveyard Book) is pure genius. Cocker has written the music for the British television series, Likely Stories, based on four short stories by the award-winning Gaiman. More

Jul 18, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

The liner notes refer to The Soft Bounce as "a trip album in the wildest sense." With that in mind, expect this string of tunes from electronic duo Erol Alkan and Richard Norris to provide a change of scenery around every corner. More

Jul 15, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

The New Jersey producer Clams Casino is known for deep core beat mining, crushing ground under the weight of deliberate tempo drum drops, releasing gasses that form smoggy, hazy surroundings with enchanting hues.  More

Jul 14, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

It's hard to believe Rosa Walton and Jenny Hollingworth are just 17. More