Laurel Halo

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