|I Rec'd These To A Professor Of Music|
He wanted electronica recs so I gave him this list. It's pretty obviously a
mix of genre staples and recent trending music, but that's how it goes.
Do you guys have recommendations in response?
Foley Room - Simply one of the best sample albums out there. "Always" is a highlight.
The founder of IDM (Intelligent Dance Music). I'm partial to his album Come To Daddy,
specifically the track "Flim."
Very similar to Aphex Twin in style.
Pretty sure Since I Left You was the second-ever entirely sample-based album. It's
The epicenter of South London dubstep. Rich electronic texture with evocative vocal
samples. The perfect night driving music.
Endtroducing... - First ever entirely-sample based album. Essential.
A European producer. Soundtrack To A Vacant Life is a masterpiece.
steep learning curve, but brilliant. His newest album is his most accessible.
If you listen to Burial, listen to Four Tet and vice versa. Their collaborations are gold. I
recommend "She Moves She" as a good starting track.
|10||How to Dress Well|
low-fi R&B with electronica influence. "& It Was You" is a great place to start.
This. This is so good. There's electronica influence, but it's simply an element in the
overall purpose of the music. He's a New York Trip-Hop producer, but his music deftly
blurs all genre borderlines. "Salty Air" is a good intro track.
jazz fusion / art rock / electronica. "Mikado"
he's released two songs total, both of which are golden. Listen to both.
A londoner who's combined Burial's aesthetic with his own brand of minimalism and
soul. "Limit To Your Love"
a South London soul-pop singer. Her music is heavily influenced by the London
electronica scene. "Taking In Water" is great.
"Lost in Toyko" is a great track. It's the only track I've heard of the artist, but it's
also essential. A foundation of the Trip-Hop genre. Start with Mezzanine, a classic.
gorgeous, minimal electronic neoclassical compositions.
he's been making music since the age of 14. He studied at Brown University and now
owns his own record label. Start with "Space Is Only Noise If You Can See." The
groove is golden. I've never heard quarter notes sound so good.
Japanese jazz fusion hip-hop electronica. He wrote a soundtrack for a japanese
cartoon show centered around hip-hop and samurai culture. I really like "Reflection
Eternal," "Aruarian Dance," and "Lady Brown."
smooth sweden electro. "Remind Me" and "So Easy"
"Ariel" is perfect
Finest Hour is an extremely accomplished album that bears heavy electronica
influence but transcends genre border lines.
The Age Of Adz. You'll never hear anything else like it. It's brilliant. It's beautiful.
Listen to the album in it's entirety.
electronica pioneer for decades. "The Velocity of Love" is a very pleasant track.
Old Raves End is a great album. "Flikr Of Ur Eyes" is my favorite track.
|27||Trent Reznor and Atticus Rose|
you know the Facebook movie? They made the soundtrack and it's great.