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Montañera: Flowered Up

Colombian producer Montañera makes deeply hypnotic and emotive music that fully draws you into her sonic world – all rich, expansive electronic textures and warming ambient hues
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Peter Howell ‘Through A Glass Darkly’

In 1977, the BBC Radiophonic Workshop’s Peter Howell recorded ‘Through A Glass Darkly’, a stunning album of synth-heavy prog rock. The jewel in the crown? ‘A Lyrical Adventure’, the 19-minute epic sprawling across the entirety of Side One
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Bas Jan: Swamp Things

The new album by London synthpop quartet Bas Jan deftly combines the everyday and the esoteric. Examples? Fonts on British road signs and the tragic history of Irish witchcraft... 
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Plus 8

Freewheeling through time and space, Kris Needs continues his adventures in sound. This month: Plus 8
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Fever Ray: Free Radical

Always striving to challenge the status quo, Swedish enigma and visionary Karin Dreijer does things very much on their own terms, artistically and musically. Here, they open up on electropop experimentation, identity politics and the “visceral confection” that is Fever Ray
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Einstürzende Neubauten

In January 1984, German experimental noise pioneers Einstürzende Neubauten performed the Concerto For Voice And Machinery in all its spontaneous glory at the ICA in London. Art? Or demolition?