Charlatan – Local Agent

Charlatan (aka Brad Rose) is back from the future. His new slab ‘Local Agent’ on Umor Rex is a mind bending trip across the PCB traces inside the machine you are using to read this. The electricity is almost palpable as fuzzed out beats rise from the depths, while the crackle and chirp of voltage […]

Aphex Twin – Syro 3xLP

Just like that, 13 years later, a new Aphex Twin album is on the horizon. A 3xLP, no less. No doubt you’ve heard all about it already so just be aware that Syro can be pre-ordered from or

Can Reissues

Updated 08/19/2014: You should be able to pre-order at least four new reissues from your local record store. Don’t have one of those? Bummer, try Amazon then: Tago Mago, Soundtracks, Monster Movie, Ege Bamyasi. The Can albums are being reissued individually. You no longer have to fork over half a paycheck in order to own […]

ABSU – Barathrum: V.I.T.R.I.O.L. LP (Standard Edition)

The Crypt specializes in beautiful, expansive vinyl reissues for essential, underground metal bands. We all know this. Well, we all should. If you don’t then shame on you. I’ve got to admit though, the cost of admission and forfeiture of precious shelf space has kept me from picking a few up. So I was pretty damn […]

Deaf Center ‘Recount’ LP

A new recording from Deaf Center, presented to you in a lovely die-cut sleeve, Recount contains a pair of rehearsal performances from years past. You can pick this one up at

Incantation ‘Dirges of Elysium’ LP

That new Incantation album, though – don’t sleep on this one, you’ll have nightmares. Red vinyl may be a little harder to find, but you can and should pick up the black vinyl at

Madlib ‘Pill Jar’ LP

The phantasmagorical artwork adorning the newest slab of beats on vinyl from Madlib is pretty great, and so is the music inside. This is Madlib we’re talking about, after all. Pill Jar collects a selection of cuts from the Madlib Medicine Show Volumes 1 through 13 onto our favorite format. Pick it up at

SND ‘newtables’ 2xLP

We’ve been digging pretty hard on the new early work reissues from SND. The second EP is now out as an expanded 2×12″ edition with previously unreleased session tracks – all painstakingly remastered by Rashad Becker – and guaranteed to make your woofers wobble. Currently distributed in North America via If you haven’t picked up the first EP yet, there […]

Further Records: Jo Johnson & Scuba Death LPs

Further Records, one of the best tape labels around, drops a pair of new LPs featuring the finely curated electronic sounds that the label has made their calling card, this time courtesy of Jo Johnson and Scuba Death (aka Ricardo Donoso). Pre-order and stream these “mandalas of tone mantras” at Weaving by Jo Johnson Nitrogen […]