Clay Wilson (Other Music Staff) / Staff Picks
Dec 21, 2016
ALEKSI PERALA - Untitled (AP Music)ALPHA 606 - RMXD (Interdimensional Transmissions)AUTECHRE - elseq 1-5 (Warp)BIOSPHERE - Departed Glories (Smalltown Supersound)DEMDIKE STARE – Wonderland (Modern Love)FORMA - Physicalist (Kranky)HIEROGLYPHIC BEING – The Disco’s of Imhotep (Technicolour)HIEROGLYPHIC BEING - This Isn’t Your Typical 90’s Era Techno / IDM Revisionist View 12” (Technicolour)ISRAEL VINES - Gatekeepers (Eye Teeth)JULIUS EASTMAN – Femenine (Frozen Reeds)LOCUST - Morning Light (Medical Records)MONADH - Muara (Further Records)PATRICK RUSSELL - The Bunker Remixes (The Bunker New York)RADERE - I Can’t Sleep, I Can’t Wake Up (Full Spectrum)SKEE MASK – Shred (Ilian Tape)ZANIAS - To The Core (Noiztank)ZEMI 17 -...
Jan 06, 2016
Before I get started I want to highlight 3 labels run by good friends. Props to them for working like crazy to put out loads of quality music in 2015. THE BUNKER NEW YORKLot.te "History of Discipline"Romans "Ambulare Aude"Mark Verbos "Walk the Distance"STYLES UPON STYLESKloke "P.H.O.N.E."Certain Creatures "Vipassana"CLEAR USAPrimitive Sci-Fi "PSCF2"Mike Broers "Stagma" EPTwins "Nothing Left"Now on to the more general list, here are my favorite new releases and reissues of 2015:BIRDS OF PREY "S/T" (Kathexis)ALEKSI PERALA "Colundi Sequence Levels 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15" (AP Musik) ***Digital D/L***ROBERT AIKI AUBREY LOWE & ARIEL KALMA "We Know Each...
Jan 07, 2015
This year I've been beyond excited to watch the hard work of my peers and friends paying off here in NYC as well as globally. The two labels who have been supportive enough to release my music (The Bunker New York and Styles Upon Styles) have both had an impressive year putting great music out into the world and I highly encourage you to support and buy their records! Ultimately, the music of 2014 that impressed me the most, and stayed in my rotation the longest came from people I'm lucky enough to call friends. This year I've made friends with some musicians whose work I've long admired,...