Laurel Halo

Stream Laurel Halo’s New “Mini-Album” Raw Silk Uncut Wood

A year after 2017's Dust, producer Laurel Halo has released a new "mini-album" titled Raw Silk Uncut Wood via Latency Recordings. While Dust featured vocals from Halo and others, the new mini-album takes a detour…
Joshua Copperman / July 13, 2018

Laurel Halo Announces “Mini Album” Raw Silk Uncut Wood, Releases Title Track

Laurel Halo has announced Raw Silk Uncut Wood, a new six-track record the Berlin-based electronic musician is dubbing a "mini album." The title track, out today, is a…
Andy Cush / June 13, 2018

Stream Perfume Genius’s Reshaped Remix EP

Perfume Genius's Mike Hadreas has released Reshaped, a six-track companion EP remixing songs from his great 2017 album No Shape. The contributing remixers include rising New York producer mmph,…
Anna Gaca / June 8, 2018

Perfume Genius Announces Reshaped EP of No Shape Remixes

Perfume Genius' Mike Hadreas has announced Reshaped, a collection of remixes of songs from his excellent 2017 album No Shape. The first of these is a heady…
Anna Gaca / May 29, 2018

Review: Laurel Halo Heads in Exciting New Directions on the Warm, Reflective Dust

Part of what’s always made Laurel Halo unique is that despite her origins in electronics, nothing about her music really ever adheres to inherited convention.
Rob Arcand / July 5, 2017

Stream Laurel Halo’s New Album Dust

Berlin-via-Ann Arbor producer Laurel Halo has released her new album Dust in full. Announced this April, the album features vocal contributions from Klein, Lafawndah, Michael Salu,…
Rob Arcand / June 23, 2017

Laurel Halo Announces New Album Dust, Releases “Jelly”

Laurel Halo has announced Dust, her third LP. The followup to 2015's double EP In Situ, Dust finds the Berlin-via-Ann Arbor producer returning to London imprint…
Rob Arcand / April 20, 2017

SPIN Overlooked Albums Report: Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman Eat a Whole Food Web

We're inundated with so much music now that, more and more, great collections of songs go unnoticed — especially when music critics go into hyperdrive during…
SPIN Staff / January 8, 2016

Ryan Hemsworth’s Radiohead Rave, DJ Rashad’s Footwork, 11 More Dance LPs in Control Voltage

ALBUM OF THE MONTH: Special Request, Soul Music (Houndstooth)Paul Woolford has been out there doing his thing — mostly a techno thing — for a long time…
Philip Sherburne / November 5, 2013

Hear Laurel Halo’s Liquid Dance Expedition ‘Ainnome’

Laurel Halo is a master of subtle transformations. In the 16 months since the release of her debut LP for Hyperdub, Quarantine, the Michigan-bred and…
Elissa Stolman / September 24, 2013

Hear Laurel Halo Tease Release on Throbbing ‘Sex Mission’

Best New Artist alumna and recent SPIN interview subject Laurel Halo is prepping the release of Behind the Green Door, the EP follow-up to her…
Chris Martins / May 20, 2013

Laurel Halo Talks Turbulence, Techno, and Her Moving New Hyperdub EP

Laurel Halo is fucking stoked about playing live. Over the course of an hour-long conversation, the New York electronic musician exclaims, "I love playing live,"
Philip Sherburne / April 17, 2013

Laurel Halo, ‘Quarantine’ (Hyperdub)

NY synth-pop lone wolf enacts spine-tingling stare-down between gauzy synths and hard, naked vocals: TMI IDM.
Philip Sherburne / June 11, 2012

5 Best New Artists for May ’12

From a cheeky bunch of power-pop assassins to a Midwestern electro-pop siren to the moment's most electrifying new Dungeon Family disciples, hear who needs to…
SPIN Staff / May 1, 2012

Control Voltage’s Friday Five

This week's five faves are all about the groove. Perhaps that should go without saying, in a column about electronic dance music. But not all…
Philip Sherburne / March 16, 2012