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Connexion Bizarre Update 20101115

November 15th and the weekly recap of the Connexion Bizarre electronic music webzine updates... In the past week, along with the weekly podcast, we published a couple of reviews and an interview. We also featured the first instalment of one of our column features and have a few recommended links for you to check out (still reeling from Maschinenfest as can be seen).


Podcast
"Simple Destruction" with music selection by JanaDark
Podcast tracklists

Interview


Uncharted Audio: an interview with Kone-R
Originally started to help shape the fledgling musical careers of a couple of uni friends, Uncharted Audio has now grown in to a respected label of its own accord. Based in London, they now have a significant roster of electronic artists and we got to speak to Russ AKA Kone-R about the label, vinyl fetishism, and why they are the "good guys"...
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Column


White Noise - Just Do It?
This is the first column of what hopefully will become a series about the ins and outs of Synth Do-It-Yourself. I haven’t decided yet on the exact format, but Synth DIY is something I like to do personally. In the past I received several mails and messages from people asking me what to do or choose I thought this column would be a good place to share information, tips, tricks and thoughts.
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Reviews


The Rorschach Garden - 42 Times Around The Sun
Admitedly, retro-flavoured electro/synthpop may be an acquired taste but, even taking that into consideration, "42 Times Around The Sun" is a solid release worthy of discovering and which can even be quite fascinating given enough chance and approached with an open mind.
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Flint Glass - Nyarlathotep + From Beyond
Like the new artwork the music is multi-layered and complex. Skilfully woven layers of dark electronics and samples evoke a quiet eerie atmosphere, haunted with menacing tension. This is a rich listen and rewards returning to it. This release will hold a prized position in the collection of any dark electronica fan.
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Recommended links
Broken Note
Matta
Niveau Zero
Subheim
Uncharted Audio
Synthematik
Oglaf
Dark Places
New Self-Cloning Lizard Found in Vietnam Restaurant
The Insanity Virus
Garage Biotech: Life Hackers + DIYbio
Twitter anger over bomb tweeter

And that's about it for this week's update. More to come next week...

All the best,
M.
(editor, etc @ www.connexionbizarre.net)
    


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