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Scanning the Background

Scanner’s reworking of a track by Alan Dunn and Martyn Rainford is the latest in a series of efforts by the duo to explore the idea of “background.” The source audio for their remix is their A History of Background CD. This remix by Scanner is part of a dubplate made for an exhibit currently going on in Jamestown, New…

Sludge Arcade Techno

Glia’s “[[ LOW ]” is expert sludge techno, the beat the sound of gears dripping with dirty axle grease, trying to make traction but slipping often enough to make the whole thing sound temporary, fragile. The track doesn’t linger in the dark, either. The playful addition of some arcade-quality sounds, as much pinball…

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