Sprutbass is MusicZeitgeist.com’s Indie Music Artist of the Month for November 2012

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Eivind Henjum is the man who singularly operates the drums, synths, samplers and vocoder at live electronic music events around the world under the moniker Sprutbass. With releases via Finnish imprint Harmönia and Ninja Tunes in the UK, his aggressively minimalist ultra-electro-funk grabbed our attention like a needle dragging off a pristine collectible vinyl record. […]

Orbital Returns to Mess With America’s Biggest Chillout Rooms

Electronica pioneers Orbital are set to play a series of dates in the US in 2010, appeasing a long-standing craving for more of their particular brand of infectious (and we really mean that – think “I Wish I Had Duck Feet” from their 1994 release Snivilization) chillout room shenanigans. […]

Artist Profile: Vapor Mache is ready to glitch your brain.

I could almost boast that I saw the evolution of glitch in front of my very eyes. Despite my own history making ambient music influenced by FSOL, Can and Pete Namlook, I claim absolutely no contribution to this movement, but I can say I was there. I think it had something to do with people who had the tools, the pedigree and the fact that they were making jingles, and so had hundreds if not thousands of bits of audio that they reassembled into micro-edited music-concrete. But the difference here, that made it something beyond experimental noise for the “advanced music appreciationist” was that it SLAMMED. This stuff was groovy, sexy and could stand up by anything the Neptunes could throw at you. […]

Ambient electronic music that blows my dress up

Burial -“Shell of Light” – Album: Untrue Why: cuz it sounds like the beat from Orbital’s “Wish I Had Duck Feet” with Beth Gibbons melting like a birth candle over top fizzarum – “exivyd” – Album: monochrome plural Why: obviously made by a brain jettisoned into space after the biomech upgrades went wrong. But in a really […] […]