Dave Segal

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  • 9 years ago | Music News

    Recordings of DJ mixes have been multiplying like e-mail spam over the past decade. The sheer volume of said releases is overwhelming, and it makes one wonder: Who the hell is buying them? There must be a demand if labels keep issuing the things a...

  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    Blessed with exquisite musical taste and an enviably large record collection, Four Tet (a.k.a. British producer Kieran Hebden) has maximized those assets over four increasingly accomplished albums since 1999's Dialogue, while incidentally becoming...

  • 11 years ago | Local Wire

    On its third studio album, Daft Punk lays on the irony as thickly as the distortion. Ditching the glittery nouveau-disco textures of 2001's Discovery, the French duo renovates the gnarly crusts of tweaked noise that animated the best cuts on its d...

  • 11 years ago | Local Wire

    Whether you consider her a peddler of precious, pretentious twaddle or an endless font of pure Icelandic genius, you have to give Björk credit for eschewing the safe option. No other platinum-selling diva has had the guts to forge such idiosy...

  • 11 years ago | Local Wire

    Have you seen The Wicker Man and 2001: A Space Odyssey? Judging from the Beta Band's music, the Scottish quartet surely has absorbed those cult films' respective pagan-folk and space-trippingly futuristic influences into its sound. The Beta Band's...

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