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2007 Stories by Dominic Umile

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  • Oh No

    published August 9, 2007

    The 2006 album Exodus Into Unheard Rhythms found Oh No sampling only from Galt MacDermot's musical theater scores. In doing so, he... More >>

  • DJ Mayonnaise

    published August 2, 2007

    Eight years have passed since DJ Mayonnaise's debut LP, and while the Portland, Maine producer piled droning keyboards, brass, and ample noise on... More >>

  • Digitalism

    published June 28, 2007

    Recorded in an old war bunker, the twitchy rhythms and hard synths that drive Digitalism's full-length debut are only part of the picture.... More >>

  • All Smiles

    published May 10, 2007

    Jim Fairchild explores modest arrangements on his debut as All Smiles, finding mostly memorable hooks in airy, acoustic guitar-driven folk pop.... More >>

  • Tayo

    published May 3, 2007

    With a hard mash of breaks, dubstep, and anything else that buzzes and beckons asses to the dance floor, Tayo's Fabriclive.32 mix packs... More >>

  • Wax Tailor

    published April 26, 2007

    A patchwork of film and TV samples, scratches, and elegant baroque instrumentation on Hope & Sorrow follows French turntablist/producer Wax... More >>

  • Amon Tobin

    published April 12, 2007

    For Amon Tobin's Chaos Theory: Splinter Cell 3 Soundtrack, the Brazilian-born UK resident and producer/DJ spun delicately assembled... More >>

  • The Field

    published April 5, 2007

    Axel Willner's debut album stutters so much, sometimes it's as if the speakers will wobble off the table's edge and crash to the floor in pieces.... More >>

  • Meanest Man Contest/ Languis

    published April 5, 2007

    West Coast electro-shoegaze outfit Languis took its already compelling sound to towering heights last year on the mysterious, electronically... More >>

  • MSTRKRFT, and John Digweed

    published March 1, 2007

    MSTRKRFT's "Easy Love" video will get you fired if you watch it online while you're at work. Nobody in the video has sex, and, unfortunately,... More >>

  • Gui Boratto

    published February 22, 2007

    Dense with vivid, lively chirp patterns, Gui Boratto's debut full-length offers authentic dance-floor splendor. The Brazilian producer's use of... More >>

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