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Tron

Decades on from a time when you couldn’t simply produce a film soundtrack on a laptop, sound design supervisor Michael Fremer reflects on what it was like to work with composer Wendy Carlos for Disney’s 1982 sci-fi action-adventure, ‘Tron’
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Aphex Twin: I Am The Music Maker

The impact of ‘Selected Ambient Works 85-92’ can’t be overstated. In the three decades since its initial release, it has minted the myth of Aphex Twin and redefined ambient, electronic and dance music. Richard D James, take a bow
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Blancmange: Joining All The Dots

Blancmange have released some terrific albums in recent years – and ‘Private View’ is up there with their very best. In a hugely entertaining and highly revealing interview, frontman Neil Arthur gives the inside story on the band’s latest record and also talks art, swimming, dead men’s suits, recycling, smudged bindis, inflatable whales, luck, love, loss… and how everything is connected
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Jockstrap: Fusion Profusion

Friskily mashing up lush electronica, post-dubstep, balladry, breaks and beats, Jockstrap’s Georgia Ellery and Taylor Skye offer up a proper melting pot of sonic delights. Meet the breakout stars of wonky art-pop…
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Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith: Deep Feeling Fascination

For her latest solo work, the mesmeric ‘Let’s Turn It Into Sound’, American modular synthesist Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith explores complex emotions and communication, manipulating her voice into wordless entities. What she didn’t expect was that they’d start talking back…