Aphex Twin’s Windowlicker turns 20 years old today… [March 1999]

One of the great things about tuning into MTV in the mid- to late-90s were the irreverent music videos the channel used to broadcast when most sane people had gone

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Matt Morton’s ‘Apollo 11’ soundtrack lets us party like its 1969…

This summer (July 20 to be exact) marks the 50th anniversary of the first man on the moon, and building on the success of last year’s First Man, the feature-length

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Liaisons Dangereuses – Los Niños Del Parque [1981]

There are few things more ‘new wave’ than a group of German origin with a French name singing in Spanish about ‘smoking cigarettes and playing with bombs’… but that’s only

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Exploring the translucent electronica of Willaris. K

He may hail from a part of the world not synonymous with electronica, but Australian producer Willaris. K is already being spoken about with the same hushed reverence as Jon

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Traversing the psychedelic soundscapes of Black Mirror’s ‘Bandersnatch’…

“It’s got different endings to the game, depending on if you’re on 1 or 2 player. It was kinda the first game to do that.”Davis, San Junipero, Black Mirror, 2016

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What links Orbital’s Belfast with 12th century composer Hildegard von Bingen? [January 1991]

On this day in 1991, Orbital released the III EP, the group’s fourth single, which contained the blissful masterpiece Belfast on its B-side. The story of how the track came

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The Shamen’s Mr C explores a Plink Plonk state of consciousness… [December 1993]

“Mr C’s a schizophrenic. There’s two Mr C’s. There’s pop Mr C and there’s underground Mr C. However, Richard, that’s myself, is completely normal. […] Richard’s open minded, but Mr

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Electronic conquistadors… how Future Sound of London went on tour via an ISDN cable

Today, we might think nothing of watching a live YouTube feed from a music festival, or uploading our latest mix to Mixcloud or any number of digital platforms. A quarter

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: New Order – Doubts Even Here [November 1981]

“Those steps which seem to take a lifetime When eyes just turn and stare Day begins, collapsing without warning You fade from sight, there’s nothing there” This week (13 October

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INTERVIEW: 909originals chats to ‘Mars By 1980’ author David Stubbs…

Do you know your Schaeffer from your Stockhausen? Understand the nuances of Russolo’s Art Of Noise manifesto? Or consider the BBC Radiophonic Workshop’s Delia Derbyshire to be up there with

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