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BitBasic – [2009] Sprinkling Rainbows

<em>Pop master of glitch.</em> Jazzy electronica, made from scrambled samples and lots of groove.

Various Artists – [2010] Intelligent Toys: We Make Music

<em>Essential experimental IDM.</em> 3 discs, 51 tracks of IDM à la Sutemos are an earful to chew on. Bring popcorn!

Xcyril &#8211; [2007] Alter ego
-BY-NC-ND-3.0 &amp;Screen

Xcyril is Cyril Humbert, a professional composer, who has published 11 of his albums, under a Creative Commons license to Jamendo. He specialises in soundtracks for films and video games. This soundtrack in particular has a dark atmosphere, most fitting to accompany a rainy autumn evening. [audio src=""] L'Attaque de[...]

Various Artists &#8211; [2008] Their Finest Hour, Volume 1

This release is thanks to a very active curator in the netlabel scene. While Phlow magazine seems no longer active, its main author Moritz »mo.« Sauer still pushes work to his public GitHub profile for other projects like But to talk about the music: it's mostly pop, some electro sprinkled in and 2 tracks&hellip;[...]

Various Artists &#8211; [2006] The Silent Ballet, Volume I: Poetry Without Words

I can't best user deaddreamer's review: This compilation is irrestible. It is a chronicle of victory spoken by a silent reader whose emotions are large and resonant so much so that they ripple outward the glory of triumph. Got curious? Then read on! ;-) [audio src="[...]

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Various Artists &#8211; [2008] Super Sommer Clubbing-Charts

frei² by Robert Bienert is a program featured in Freies Radio Kassel, an independent radio station in Germany's wild centre. For several years, this program has been sending out a steady stream of Creative Commons music. This release consists of individual tracks, on air for a clubbing night over 10 years ago. Enjoy! [audio src="https://archive.or[...]

Croak &#8211; [2013] Croak

Netlabel Sirona Records does not specialise in metal; even better than that this excellent work of band Croak has been published here. In contrast to many other in this genre, their singer's pronunciation is excellent, i.e. easy to understand. [audio src=""] Raising Fist goes almost into lyrical territory with [...]

Various Artists &#8211; [2005] We Are Bevlar 2

Not much is written online about netlabel Bevlar, that has published music from 2004 to 2007. If you like the following tracks, it might be worth for you to hunt through their back catalogue of about three dozen releases. Or just wait for me to review my favourite releases in time... [audio src="[...]


Daizy &#8211; [2011] The Daizy Factory

Another entry from prolific netlabel Enough Records, who have been releasing over 400 albums and EPs since 2002, and are - unlike many others - still active. This weeks album features guitar-based trip hop served on top of ambient synth sounds. A bit too busy for coding, this album makes for a great pool party&hellip;[...]


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