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William Doyle: High Hopes

Shortlisted for a Mercury Prize under his previous guise as East India Youth, William Doyle has evolved into a scintillating solo artist. His new Eno-assisted album ‘Springs Eternal’ – steeped in ambitious and dreamy art-pop – is arguably his finest work yet
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Robert Hood ‘Rhythm Of Vision’

Robert Hood’s 1994 album ‘Minimal Nation’ stripped techno back to its vital organs, marking the birth of an entirely new way to feel a genre. The Detroiter reveals the story behind one of its standout moments, ‘Rhythm Of Vision’
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Pinhdar

Freewheeling through time and space, Kris Needs continues his adventures in sound. This month: Pinhdar
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Don Dorsey ‘Bachbusters’ (Telarc, 1985)

Back in April 2012, at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, my two young daughters – then aged four and five – were watching the Electrical Water Pageant float past. Transfixed by its colourful show of lights, they genuinely believed it to be the work of pure magic.