Posts tagged "Friday Five"

Control Voltage’s Friday Five: Autechre, MBV, and Listening in Irreal Time

Autechre's latest album, Exai, unexpectedly appeared for sale on Bleep and iTunes today, nearly a month before its previously announced release date; call it the…
By: Philip Sherburne / February 8, 2013

Control Voltage’s Friday Five: Confused House, Caustic Bass, and Secret Circuitry

So, apparently, a bunch of EDM industry bigwigs have founded something they're calling the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM), which they announced at MIDEM thi…
By: Philip Sherburne / February 1, 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

Control Voltage’s Friday Five: Adult Raving with Montreal’s Grown Folk

After a few weeks of loosely themed columns, this week's Friday Five goes back to the grab-bag approach. Out of the untold hours of promos,…
By: Philip Sherburne / January 18, 2013

Control Voltage’s Friday Five: Lo-Def Jams

I still remember the day I first heard Jesus and Mary Chain's Psychocandy, in a record store in Portland, Oregon. It was 1985, I was 14…
By: Philip Sherburne / January 11, 2013

Control Voltage’s Friday Five: Theo Parrish/Carl Craig Revisited

Now that Skrillex has gone and given us his best Burial impersonation, all bets are off for electronic music in 2013. For the record, I…
By: Philip Sherburne / January 4, 2013

Control Voltage’s Friday Five: LPs to Hear Before Year’s End

Woe be to the artist who releases an album in late November or, worse, December. With critics and retailers hell-bent on year-end recaps those end-of-year…
By: Philip Sherburne / December 7, 2012

Control Voltage’s Friday Five: Remembering Pete Namlook

It's been a sad week in electronic music. On Monday, London's Martin Dawson died, 10 days after suffering an aneurysm in his studio. And yesterday,…
By: Philip Sherburne / November 16, 2012

Control Voltage’s Friday Five: Unsound Festival in Review

There was no shortage of highlights at last month's Unsound festival in Krakow; across eight days and nights of performances from nearly 100 artists, though,…
By: Philip Sherburne / November 9, 2012

Control Voltage’s Friday Five: At the Fringes of the Fringes

Scott Wilson has a new column on Juno Plus devoted to "outsider dance," in which he suggests that the margins of dance music are moving…
By: Philip Sherburne / October 26, 2012
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