Posts tagged "Actress"

Actress Offers ‘Miami Retirement Condo’ as Free ‘Ghettoville’ B-Side

Actress' new Ghettoville album is, as Philip Sherburne put it, a spectacularly icy riot of grouchy, grimy outsider dance music. It also may very well…
By: Chris Martins / February 19, 2014

Actress’ ‘Ghettoville’ Is a Spectacularly Icy Riot of Grouchy, Grimey Outsider Dance Music

Ladies and gentlemen, we are frozen in place.If this really is Darren Cunningham's final album under his Actress alias — a possibility hinted at i…
By: Philip Sherburne / January 23, 2014

Actress Warps R&B Sensuality on ‘Rap’

Enigmatic English producer Actress, a.k.a. Darren Cunningham, is on the cusp of releasing what may be his last album. Ghettoville arrives January 27 and ha…
By: Chris Martins / January 23, 2014

Hear Actress’ Fog Bank of a Black-Label Single ‘Grey Over Blue’

Actress is on a mission to kill music dead in 2014. Back in November, the English producer born Darren Cunningham teased his own potential retirement…
By: Chris Martins / December 21, 2013

Actress Teases Retirement With ‘Ghettoville’ Album Announcement

English producer Actress teased his own career's demise with the title of his SPIN Essential 2012 album R.I.P. Now the man born Darren Cunningham ha…
By: Chris Martins / November 5, 2013

Control Voltage’s Friday Five: Joakim and Kindness Are Everyone

Putting together this week's roundup got a lot harder once I heard the news about DJ Koze's new album, Amygdala, a 78-minute opus featuring contributio…
By: Philip Sherburne / January 25, 2013

Download Actress’ Cloud-Techno ‘ShockTherapy101′ MP3

Techno spins yarns. No less than any other genre, at least from this interloper's perspective, the realm of mesmerizing electronic beats has benefited from telling…
By: Marc Hogan / July 27, 2012

Actress, ‘R.I.P.,’ (Honest Jon’s)

Anyone who's ever made electronic music knows what it's like to get locked inside a loop for hours — admiring its contours, spellbound by it…
By: Philip Sherburne / May 18, 2012

Control Voltage’s Friday Five

If there's a theme this week, it's outsiders, whether that means contemporary artists working at the fringes of the club scene or forgotten musicians from…
By: Philip Sherburne / May 4, 2012

Actress, ‘Splazsh’ (Honest Jon’s)

Producer Darren Cunningham isn't a time traveler, but he plays one on his second album as Actress. All scuffed and scarred silicon, Splaszh is like…
By: Philip Sherburne / June 9, 2010