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Alexander Robotnick: I, Robotnick

A mainstay of disco and electro since the early 1980s, Italian producer Alexander Robotnick has also dabbled in jazz, ambient and global sounds throughout his long career. His latest album, ‘Simple Music’, suggests there’s no sign of him letting up
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Benge: (Re)Benge Of The Nerds

Benge, the synth-meister behind some of the best electronic music of the last decade – from John Foxx And The Maths to Wrangler and Blancmange – now has his own must-see television show, ‘The Memetune Programme’. There’s even an annual to go with it…
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D’voxx: The Ministry of Truth

In a world taking some distinctly dark turns, George Orwell’s ‘1984’ is starting to feel alarmingly prescient. Enter d’Voxx – Nino Auricchio and Paul Borg – whose officially sanctioned musical homage to the celebrated dystopian novel succeeds where David Bowie once failed
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Decius: It’s A Family Affair

What do you get when you cross Fat White Family, Paranoid London and Warmduscher? That’ll be London collective Decius, whose debut album buzzes with seedy acid house, wayward disco grooves and alluring hedonistic fervour
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Gigi Masin: Changing Tides

Gigi Masin may now be lauded as an ambient pioneer, but he has only ever followed his heart. Having recently released his new album, ‘Vahinè’, he reflects on how living with love, loss and the sea has shaped his music
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Orbital: Torch Songs

Bangers. Mashes. Cosmic dreamscapes. Oddball abstractions. Collaborations with everyone from Sleaford Mods to Mediæval Bæbes. Welcome to the new Orbital album, ‘Optical Delusion’, a record sparked by the surreal and chaotic world events going on around us. Phil and Paul Hartnoll turn on their torch glasses and reveal all
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Right in the Peepers

If you find yourself standing next to our professed columnist at a gig – trust us, you’ll know – we’d advise you to calmly sidle away…