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Highly Cited: John Carpenter Collects His Movie Themes for Anthology

From Prince of Darkness to Assault on Precinct 13: John Carpenter continues the next act in an incredible career with 13 movie themes, anthologized.

E. Live: Feelin Nervous

Bay Area funk warlock E. Live is casting lightning bolt spells at you on this Star Creature-affiliated 7" single.
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Italo Classics by KASSO Get Re-Edited by Jellybean Benitez

An Italo classic, New York and Chicago House staple from Best Record worked over by Jellybean Benitez with a magic that never loses its touch.
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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark: Isotype

OMD is far from done, as this choice cut from their LP The Punishment of Luxury illustrates.
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Light Speed: Pictures of Voyager 12

Voyager 12 has released tracks going back at least six years, but none so lovely as the electronic sonnets and synthesized lullabies of Pictures.
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Listen to Rare Soviet Underground New Wave from the ’80s

Zero: Two demos from cult '80s Soviet Union New Wave band Kofe released by Other Voices.
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Review: Matthew Dear in the Gloam on “Modafinil Blues”

Evoking David Bowie & Iggy Pop in Berlin, Modafinil Blues is a milepost on the way to the next Matthew Dear album, painted in surreal colors.
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Beta Evers/Spatial Relation: Split 12″ EP

Split EP featuring three tracks from the fascinating Beta Evers ranging from proto-acid to dirging new wave.
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Magnus International: Julienne

The perfect blend of melody, rhythm, dancefloor sensibility and mental acuity from Magnus International's Synths of Jupiter EP.
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Soul Clap Edit of Benjamin Ball’s I Just Keep Dancing on Wax

Soul Clap's choice remix from the South African '80s synth-disco project Boogie Breakdown gets served up.

Anthony Nicholson Releases Night-clubb-ing on Bandcamp

Anthony Nicholson releases a record of twitchy, synth-driven dance that owes much to House Music's Italo, New Wave and Krautrock roots.
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Roman: P A L M S

Fragments of songs, or fragments of songs mixed up, manipulated, fucked with on Roman's P A L M S album from Colosseum Records.
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Tycho featuring Beacon: See

The new version of "See," after debuting at Coachella, should be regarded as the definitive version of this beautiful track.
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Marvel83′ Releases Roller Coaster EP

Spectacular retro vibes that get better and better with every Marvel 83' release.

Various: Midwest Collective Vol 7

Enduring a sad hiatus, one of the best synthwave labels returns with a new compilation for 2017.
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IndiGhost: Dreamwalker Part II

IndiGhost's entire discography is immersive as all hell and a joy to splash around in.
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Nightcrawler: Blood Rage

Uniquely cinematic, even in a genre that mainlines OSTs and makes them up when it's convenient, Blood Rage is a tantilizing glimpse at Nightcrawler's forthcoming LP.
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Retouch: Light Years LP

Retouch is a(nother) Russian savant I've found on Bandcamp, inhabiting a world of what you might dub "progressive retro-futurism" if every word in that phrase didn't contradict every other one.

Unit Black Flight: Evocations

If John Carpenter made a record for Plus-8, it might have sounded a bit like Evocations from Unit Black Flight.
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Com Truise: Memory

A tantalizing taste of Iteration, Com Truise's forthcoming LP, Memory nears perfection.

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Low Steppa: A 5 Mag Mix 59

Birmingham DJ and Simma Black owner Low Steppa sits for an interview and contributes a new 5 Mag Mix, 5 Magazine's house music mix series.

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