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  Charts // 10 / 24 / 2006   Adds // 10 / 24 / 2006
1 Four Tet - Remixes 2CD
2 Squarepusher - Hello Everything
3 OOIOO - Taiga
4 Brazilian Girls - Talk To La Bomb
5 Basement Jaxx - Crazy Itch Radio
6 Nouvelle Vague - Bande A Part
7 DJ Soul Slinger - Classics: Part 1
8 Asphalt Jungle - Junglization
9 Flying Lotus - 1983
10 Shout Out Out Out - Not Saying/Just Saying
1 Mochipet - Disco Donkey (Daly City Records)
2 Various - Henrik Schwarz: DJ-KiCKS (!K7 Records)
3 Kid Beyond - Amplivate CDEP (Love-Millions Records)
4 Sounds from the Ground - High Rising (Waveform)
5 Various Artists - Chillicious (Waveform)

Quickreview: Björk was the first artist I heard use vocals for nigh-everything in a song. Now Kid Beyond has created EVERYTHING from his own vocals, resulting in his debut EP, "Amplivate." The first track is killer, a cover of Portishead that almost stands against the original. Other places, his own vocals sound a bit too much like Sublime's Brad Nowell, but then I remember that ALL sounds are made by K.B. Impressive start!
  Charts // 10 / 17 / 2006   Adds // 10 / 17 / 2006 ... not officialy posted, darn CMJ!
1 Dosh - The Lost Take
2 Messer Für Frau Muller - Triangle, Dot and Devil
3 Tiga - Sexor
4 OOIOO - Taiga
5 Junior Boys - So This Is Goodbye
6 Four Tet - Remixes 2CD
7 Owusu & Hannibal - Living With ...
8 Cut Chemist - The Audience's Listening
9 Various Artists - New Gold Standard (Fort Knox)
10 Delicate Noise - Diversion
1 The Baldwin Brothers - Return of the Golden Rhodes (TVT)
2 Roger O'Donnell - The Truth In Me (World's Fair / 99x/10)
3 Genika - The Purity (Seclusion Music)
4 Various Artists - Explorations: Picanté Regroooved (Concord)

Quickreview: I've enjoyed moogs for a while, though most commonly as a backing instrument, or a point of humor with The Moog Cookbook. Well, laugh no more: Roger O'Donnell displays the magic of the Moog Voyager, in his first solo album - sensuous and moody indeed. And for good measure, there are 5 remixes of album tracks available now.
  Charts // 10 / 10 / 2006   Adds // 10 / 10 / 2006
1 OOIOO - Taiga
2 Four Tet - Remixes 2CD
3 Junior Boys - So This Is Goodbye
4 Basement Jaxx - Crazy Itch Radio
5 Daedelus - Throw a Fit EP
6 Brazilian Girls - Talk To La Bomb
7 Land Shark - Land Shark
8 Various Artists - Ali B presents Air Breaks
9 Various Artists - more pLUSH
10 John Beltran - Human Engine
1 Dosh - The Lost Take (Anticon)
2 Thunderball - Cinescope Vol. 1 (ESL Music)
3 Hybrid - I Choose Noise (Distinct'ive)
4 Cirque du Soleil - Delirium (Musique)
- Owusu & Hannibal - Living With ... (Ubiquity Records) (missed add)
Quickreview: The Minnisotian Martin Dosh crafts what could be called organic downtempo, now more live than before. Previously, he'd sample and layer instruments a-plenty, now he makes "live improv mini opuses." Where to start listening? Anywhere, but the beginning is pretty convenient.
  Charts // 10 / 3 / 2006   Adds // 10 / 3 / 2006
1 Nobody and Mystic Chords of Memory - Tree Colored See
2 Messer Für Frau Muller - Triangle, Dot and Devil
3 Ryuichi Sakamoto - Bricolages
4 Ratatat - Classics
5 Junior Boys - So This Is Goodbye
6 Brazilian Girls - Talk To La Bomb
7 Various - ESL Remixed (ESL 100)
8 Land Shark - Land Shark
9 Radio Citizen - Berlin Serengeti
10 Dani Siciliano - Slappers
1 Flying Lotus - 1983 (Plug Research)
2 Various- Ali B Presents Air Breaks (Air Recordings)
3 Breaks Co-Op - The Sound Inside (Astralwerks)

Quickreview: Flying Lotus is a fan of the chopped Daedelus style beats, and thus he fits in very well with Plug Research. He samples and tweaks with the best, and reminds me of a glitchier Planet E (Detroit House music). Downtempo or more lively, this album will get your head boppin' fo' sho'.
  Charts // 9 / 26 / 2006   Adds // 9 / 26 / 2006
1 Chicago Afrobeat Project - Chicago Afrobeat Project
2 Cut Chemist - The Audience's Listening
3 Ratatat - Classics
4 Brazilian Girls - Talk To La Bomb
5 Daedelus - Denies The Day's Demise
6 Nurse With Wound - Rock & Roll Station
7 R.Dorfmeister vs. Madrid de los Austrios - Grand Slam
8 Dani Siciliano - Slappers
9 Various - ObliqSound Remixes Vol. 2
10 Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada - El Niño Y El Sol
1 Four Tet - Remixes 2CD (Domino USA)
2 Asphalt Jungle- Junglization (Bohemian Productions)
3 Angela Desveaux- Wandering Eyes (Thrill Jockey)
4 OOIOO - Taiga (Thrill Jockey)

Quickreview: I've loved Four Tet for a while, and this compilation just solidifies that love. Compiling 12 of his remixes for others on CD1, and remixes of his songs by others on CD2, you no longer have to search high and low for these gems. All sorts of sonic layering, all in the key of Four Tet. Only about half of his remixes thusfar, but a nice start.
  Charts // 9 / 19 / 2006   Adds // 9 / 19 / 2006
1 Basement Jaxx - Crazy Itch Radio
2 Loess - Wind and Water
3 Chicago Afrobeat Project - Chicago Afrobeat Project
4 Cut Chemist - The Audience's Listening
5 Ratatat - Classics
6 Daedelus - Denies The Day's Demise
7 Nurse With Wound - Rock & Roll Station
8 Dani Siciliano - Slappers
9 Alias & Tarsier - Plane That Draws White Lines
10 Gunter - Pleasureman
1 Daedelus - Throw A Fit EP (Alpha Pup Records)
2 Brazilian Girls - Talk To La Bomb (Verve Forecast)
3 Honeycut - The Day I Turned To Glass (Quannum Projects)
4 Messer Für Frau Muller - Triangle, Dot and Devil (AeroCCCP)
5 DJ Soul Slinger - Classics: Part 1 (Bohemian Productions)

Quickreview: (DJ) Soul Slinger was one of my initial introductions to Drum 'n' Bass - I picked up Rock&Roll: This Is Jungle Sky V and loved God Is A Lobster. His name stuck in my head, and with good reason. Here are 16 tracks, with 3 exclusives! Oh, beautiful brasilian DNB!
  Charts // 9 / 12 / 2006   Adds // 9 / 12 / 2006
1 Daedelus - Denies The Day's Demise
2 Richard Dorfmeister vs. Madrid de los Austrios - Grand Slam
3 Tiga - Sexor
4 Claud VonStroke - Beware Of The Bird
5 Various - ObliqSound Remixes Vol. 2
6 MSTRKRFT - The Looks
7 Various - Boozoo Bajou: Juke Joint II
8 Tristeza - En Nuestro Desafio
9 Nurse With Wound - Rock & Roll Station
10 Brand New Heavies - Get Used To It
1 Dani Siciliano - Slappers (!K7 Records)
2 Various - ESL Remixed (ESL)
3 Junior Boys - So This Is Goodbye (Domino USA)
4 Alias & Tarsier - Plane That Draws White Lines (Anticon)

Quickreview: Just over a decade from the beginning of the Eighteenth Street Lounge Music label, they have hit their 100th release (not counting a few promos)! Here are 14 new remixes of ESL tracks from the years past, in flavors of funk, jazz, soul and house. Great stuff, this label.
  Charts // 9 / 5 / 2006   Adds // 9 / 5 / 2006
1 Basement Jaxx - Crazy Itch Radio
2 Loess - Wind and Water
3 Chicago Afrobeat Project - Chicago Afrobeat Project
4 Cut Chemist - The Audience's Listening
5 Ratatat - Classics
6 Daedelus - Denies The Day's Demise
7 Various - Four Tet: DJ-KiCKS
8 Plaid - Greedy Baby
9 Herbert - Scale
10 Nurse With Wound - Rock & Roll Station
1 R.Dorfmeister vs. Madrid de los Austrios - Grand Slam (G-Stone)
2 Radio Citizen - Berlin Serengeti (Ubiquity Records)
3 BT - This Binary Universe (CD+DVD) (DTS)
4 Tristeza - En Nuestro Desafio (Better Looking Records)

Quickreview: in the works ...
  Charts // 8 / 26 / 2006   Adds // 8 / 26 / 2006
1 AmmonContact - With Voices
2 Quantic - An Announcement To Answer
3 Tiga - Sexor
4 Claude VonStroke - Beware of the Bird
5 Arling & Cameron - Hi-Fi Underground
6 Daedelus - Denies The Day's Demise
7 Tosca - Souvenirs
8 DJ Cam - Revisited By ...
9 Bodycode - The Conservation of Electric Charge
10 Nurse With Wound - Rock & Roll Station
1 Brazilian Girls - Jique (Verve Forecast)
2 Various - ObliqSound Remixes Vol. 2 (Ruff)
3 Gunter - Pleasureman (ESL)

Quickreview: in the works ...
  Charts // 8 / 22 / 2006   Adds // 8 / 22 / 2006
1 Cut Chemist - The Audience's Listening
2 Junior Boys - In The Morning CDEP
3 MSTRKRFT - The Looks
4 Nobody and Mystic Chords of Memory - Tree Colored See
5 Quantic - An Announcement To Answer
6 Claude VonStroke - Beware of the Bird
7 Loess - Wind and Water
8 Daedelus - Denies The Day's Demise
9 Bodycode - The Conservation of Electric Charge
10 Herbert - Scale
Seems there's no new music ... let's look back at some old gems!

Quickreview: in the works ...
  Charts // 8 / 15 / 2006   Adds // 8 / 15 / 2006
1 Ryuichi Sakamoto - Bricolages
2 Tiga - Sexor
3 Drop The Lime - We Never Sleep
4 Girl Talk - Night Ripper
5 Quantic - An Announcement To Answer
6 James Figurine- Mistake Mistake Mistake Mistake
7 Emmanuel Santarromana - Fab4Ever
8 Motor - Klunk
9 Otto Von Schirach - Maxipad Detention
10 Urbs - Toujours le Même Film
1 Various - Boozoo Bajou: Juke Joint II (!K7 Records)
2 Hutchy - Bad Boys Run The World (CDsingle) (Ruff Cut Records)
3 Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada - El Niño Y El Sol (ESL)
4 Señor Coconut - Yellow Fever! (Essay Recordings)
5 Strange Fruit Project - The Healing (Om Records)

Quickreview: in the works ...
  Charts // 8 / 8 / 2006   Adds // 8 / 8 / 2006
1 Nobody and Mystic Chords of Memory - Tree of See
2 Roots Manuva - Alternatively Deep
3 Dabrye - Two / Three
4 Quantic - An Announcement To Answer
5 Masters of Groove - Masters of Groove meet DJ-9
6 Herbert - Scale
7 Claude VonStroke - Beware of the Bird!
8 Junior Boys - In The Morning EP
9 Banco De Gaia - Farewell Ferengistan
10 Jim Noir - Tower of Love Remixes
1 Daedelus - Denies The Day's Demise (Mush Records)
2 Tiga - Sexor (Last Gang Records)
3 Nurse With Wound - Rock and Roll Station (Beta-lactam Ring)
4 Emmanuel Santarromana - Fab4Ever (Pschent)
5 Ratatat - Classics (XL Recordings)

Quickreview: That crafty fellow, Daedelus, finally graces college radio with his 6th album. The chaotic album, which came out in May, is pure madness. Samples blend decades and centuries, styles and thoughts, into the sound that could be described as eclectic glitch-hop plunder-phonics.
  Charts // 8 / 1 / 2006   Adds // 8 / 1 / 2006
1 Boards of Canada - Trans-Canada Highway EP
2 Psapp - The Only Thing I Ever Wanted
3 Alias & Tarsier - Brookland / Oaklyn
4 James Figurine- Mistake Mistake Mistake Mistake
5 Various - Project Bicycle
6 Madrid De Los Austrias - Más Amor
7 Various - Four Tet: DJ-KiCKS
8 Cut Chemist - The Audience Is Listening
9 Kraak & Smaak - Boogie Angst 2CD re-release
10 DJ Logic - Zen of Logic
1 Various - Mark Farina: Sessions (Minsitry of Sound)
2 Claude VonStroke- Beware Of The Bird (DirtyBird Records)
3 Caribou - Start Breaking My Heart/Up In Flames (Leaf Label)

Quickreview: Claude VonStroke finally has an album, and on his own S.F. DirtyBird Records label. Blending tech-house and grimy funk into a minimal concoction of ass-shaking proportions. Including 8 original tracks, 3 remixes of other artists and one "updated" live track (with new vocals), as well as a video for Deep Throat, which features the Dirty Bird battling a breakdancing kid and four milk maids in a laundromat. Sick!
  Charts // 7 / 25 / 2006 / CMJ crashed ...   Adds // 7 / 25 / 2006 / ... not "officially" posted
1 Girl Talk - Night Ripper
2 Plaid (& Bob Jaroc) - Greedy Baby
3 Alias & Tarsier - Brookland / Oaklyn
4 Drop the Lime - We Never Sleep
5 MSTRKRFT - The Looks
6 Kid606 - Pretty Girls Make Raves
7 James Figurine - Mistakes Mistakes Mistakes Mistakes
8 Cut Chemist - The Audience Is Listening
9 DJ Logic - Zen of Logic
10 Bodycode - The Conservation Of Electric Charge
1 Quantic - An Announcement To Answer (Ubiquity Records)
2 Urbs - Toujours le Même Film (G-Stone)
3 Ryuichi Sakamoto - Bricolages (KA'+B)
4 Junior Boys - In The Morning EP (Domino USA)
5 Pirates of the Caribbean vs Tiesto - He's A Pirate (Disney)

Quickreview: Quantic is back with his fourth solo album (he's in a few other groups, too), continuing his work with hip-hop, latin styles, funk, soul, and some of the magical undescribable. Great work with guests Ohmega Watts, Noelle Scaggs and Tempo. Definitely one to check out!
  Charts // 7 / 18 / 2006 / not posted ...   Adds // 7 / 18 / 2006 / started the day too late ...
  Charts // 7 / 11 / 2006   Adds // 7 / 11 / 2006
Nothing for this week - just getting back to charting Adds
1 DJ Logic - The Zen of Logic (Ropeadope Records)
2 Madrid de los Austrias- Mas Amor (G-Stone / Sunshine Entertainment)
3 Various - Mark Farina: Sessions (Minsitry of Sound) added too early
4 7L and Esoteric - A New Dope (Babygrande)

Quickreview: 7L and Esoteric's new album has good production, but the rhyming leaves a bit to be desired. The samples vary, starting with what might have been something from
  Charts // gone on vacation ...   Adds // back in a few weeks ...
  Charts // 6 / 13 / 2006   Adds // 6 / 13 / 2006
1 Kid606 - Pretty Girls Make Raves
2 Kraak and Smaak - Boogie Angst
3 Hot Chip - Over and Over
4 Nomo - New Tones
5 Psapp - The Only Thing I Ever Wanted
6 Coldcut - Sound Mirrors
7 Various - Project Bicycle
8 Herbert - Scale
9 Various - Baby Godzilla
10 Vitalic - OK Cowboy
1 Cheb I Sabbah - La Ghriba: La Kahena Remixed (Six Degrees)
2 Various - Turntables on the Hudson SIX Remix (Wonderwheel)
3 Cheebacabra - Exile in the Woods (Mackrosoft Records)

Quickreview: to be updated later ...
  Charts // 6 / 6 / 2006   Adds // 6 / 6 / 2006
1 AFX - Chosen Lords
2 Mia Doi Todd - La Ninja: Amor and Other Dreams of Manzanita
3 Dabrye - Two/Three
4 Birdy Nam Nam- Birdy Nam Nam
5 Various - Rewind! 5
6 Various - Thievery Corporation: Versions
7 Kaskade - Here & Now 2CD
8 Various - DJ-KiCKS: The Exclusives
9 Playdoughboy - Lovely EP
10 My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult - Gay, Black and Married
1 Kraak and Smaak - Boogie Angst (Quango)
2 Psapp - The Only Thing I Ever Wanted (Domino USA)
3 Kid606 - Pretty Girls Make Raves (Tigerbeat6)
4 Burning Spear - Never -b/w- Rastaman (Burning Music)
5 Hot Chip - Over and Over The Warning (Astralwerks) botched add!
Quickreview: to be updated later ...
  Charts // 5 / 30 / 2006   Adds // 5 / 30 / 2006
1 Alias & Tarsier - Brookland/Oaklyn
2 Gotan Project - Lunatico
3 Voom:Voom - Peng Peng
4 Covenant - Skyshaper
5 Wax Tailor- Tales Of The Forgotten Melodies
6 Omar Sosa - Mulatos Remix
7 Gasman - This One's For You
8 Various - Dub Club: Picked from the Floor
9 Emulsive - Blue Sky Objective
10 Bob Sinclar - Western Dream
1 Herbert - Scale (!K7 Records)
2 Dabrye - Two/Three (Ghostly International)
3 Various - FabricLive. 27 - DJ Format (Fabric Records)
Quickreview: to be updated later ...
  Charts // 5 / 23 / 2006 ... not submitted to CMJ, sorry!   Adds // 5 / 23 / 2006 ... most likely accepted at CMJ, maybe late
1 Spank Rock - YoYoYoYoYo
2 Vitalic - OK Cowboy
3 Mia Doi Todd - La Ninja: Amor and Other Dreams of Manzanita
4 AFX - Chosen Lords
5 Languis - Other Desert Cities EP
6 Various - Thievery Corporation: Versions
7 Gary Numan - Jagged
8 Smadj - Take It And Drive
9 DJ Cam - Revisited By ...
10 Various - Electrolush 2CD
1 Wax Tailor- Tales of the Forgotten Melodies (Decon Media)
2 Bob Sinclar - Western Dream (Tommy Boy Music)
3 Kaskade - Here & Now 2CD retrospective (Om Records)
4 The Gasman - This One's For You (Planet Mu Records)
5 Various - Baby Godzilla (Daly City Records)
Quickreview: to be updated later ...
  Charts // 5 / 16 / 2006 ... lost / misplaced   Adds // 5 / 16 / 2006 ... or forlorn / forgotten?
  Charts // 5 / 9 / 2006   Adds // 5 / 9 / 2006
1 Spank Rock - YoYoYoYoYo
2 Vitalic - OK Cowboy
3 Mia Doi Todd - La Ninja: Amor and Other Dreams of Manzanita
4 AFX - Chosen Lords
5 Languis - Other Desert Cities EP
6 Various - Thievery Corporation: Versions
7 Gary Numan - Jagged
8 Smadj - Take It And Drive
9 DJ Cam - Revisited By ...
10 Various - Electrolush 2CD
1 Various - The New Gold Standard (Fort Knox Recordings)
2 Year Of - Slow Days (Morr Music)
3 Emulsive - Blue Sky Objective (Lens Records)
4 Roots Tonic Meets Bill Laswell - Self Titled (ROIR)
5 Luisito Quintero - Percussion Madness (BBE / Rapster)
ALSO: Various - Thievery Corporation: Versions (ESL Music)
Quickreview: to be updated later ...
  Charts // 5 / 2 / 2006   Adds // 5 / 2 / 2006
1 Birdy Nam Nam - Birdy Nam Nam
2 Jel - Soft Money
3 Kudu - Death Of The Party
4 Nightmares On Wax - In A Space Outta Sound
5 Various - Idol Tryouts Vol. 2
6 Ursula Rucker - Ma'at Mama
7 Swayzak - Route De La Slack - Remixes and Rarities (2CD)
8 Q.P.E. - Gentrifried
9 Walter Meego - Hollywood CD/12" single
10 Ian Allen - Nova's Lounge
1 Nomo - New Tones (Ubiquity Records)
2 Junkie XL - Today (Ultra Records)
3 Languis - Other Desert Cities EP (Pehr)
4 Various - Fabric 27: Matthew Dear as Audion (Fabric)
5 Various - Electrolush 2 mixed CDs (Om Records)
Quickreview: to be updated later ...
  Charts // 4 / 25 / 2006   Adds // 4 / 25 / 2006
1 Jel - Soft Money
2 Spank Rock - YoYoYoYoYo
3 Mia Doi Todd - La Ninja: Amor and Other Dreams of Manzanita
4 AFX - Chosen Lords
5 Madlib - Beat Konducta vol 1-2: Movie Scenes
6 Vitalic - OK Cowboy
7 Birdy Nam Nam - Birdy Nam Nam
8 Voom Voom - Peng Peng
9 My Life With The T.K.Kult - Gay, Black And Married
10 Various - Dub Club: Picked From the Floor (Sampler)
1 The Mackrosoft - Antonio's Giraffe (Mackrosoft Records)
2 Fe-Mail - Blixter Toad (Asphodel)
3 Alias & Tarsier - Dr. C EP (Anticon)
4 Omar Sosa - Mulatos Remix (Ota Records/Melodia)
Quickreview: to be updated later ...
  Charts // 4 / 18 / 2006   Adds // 4 / 18 / 2006
1 Spank Rock - YoYoYoYoYo
2 Various Artists - DJ-KiCKS: The Exclusives
3 Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass - Whipped Cream ... Rewhipped
4 Madlib - Beat Konducta vol 1-2: Movie Scenes
5 Gary Numan - Jagged
6 Vitalic - OK Cowboy
7 Birdy Nam Nam - Birdy Nam Nam
8 Tosca - Souvenirs
9 Mr. Anonymous - Mr. Anonymous
10 Jel - Soft Money
1 Mia Doi Todd - La Ninja: Amor and Other Dreams of Manzanita (Plug Research)
2 AFX - Chosen Lords (Rephlex)
3 Smadj - Take It And Drive (Rasa Music / Most Records)
4 Benet - Flora y Fauna (Rasa Music)
5 RH Factor - Distractions (Verve Records)
ALSO: Voom Voom - Peng Peng (!K7 Records)
Quickreview: Jean-Pierre Smadja, AKA Smadj, is a well-versed musician. From jazz into Afro-beat and "world"-infused electronics. A beautiful re-issue, with two new remixes to round out the album.
  Charts // 4 / 11 / 2006   Adds // 4 / 11 / 2006
1 Gotan Project - Lunatico
2 Border Crossing - Ominous
3 Various - FabricLive. 26 - The Herbaliser Radio Mix
4 Birdy Nam Nam - Birdy Nam Nam
5 Nightmares On Wax - In A Space Outta Sound
6 Coldcut - Sound Mirrors
7 Beans - Only
8 Badawi - Safe
9 Subtle - Wishingbone
10 SubtractiveLAD - Suture
1 Tosca - Souvenirs (Ubiquity Records)
2 Spank Rock - YoYoYoYoYo (Uncivilized World)
3 Vitalic - OK Cowboy (Uncivilized World)
4 Various - Dub Club: Picked From the Floor (Quango)
5 Mr. Anonymous - Mr. Anonymous (Blue Note)
ALSO: new stuff from Coldcut and Beans.
Quickreview: Mr. Anonymous is a producer who brought together a lot of dub / reggae-type artsits, to create the "ultimate chill vibe" album, with acoustic guitars and dancehall rhythms. If you like chill, it's pretty good.
  Charts // 4 / 4 / 2006   Adds // 4 / 4 / 2006
1 Swayzak - Route De La Slack - Remixes and Rarities (2CD)
2 Subtle - Wishingbone
3 Ms. John Soda - Notes And The Like
4 Caroline - Murmurs
5 Various Artists - Now Sound Of Brazil 2
6 Jel - Soft Money
7 Various Artists - Idol Tryouts 2
8 Eliot Lipp - Tacoma Mocking Bird
9 Vacabou - Vacabou
10 About - Bongo
 
1 Beat Pharmacy - Constant Pressure (Ubiquity Records)
2 Birdy Nam Nam - Birdy Nam Nam (CD+DVD) (Uncivilized World)
3 Vitalic - OK Cowboy (Uncivilized World)
4 Bitter:Sweet - The Mating Game (Quango)
5 Medeski Martin & Wood - Bleu Note - Best of the Blue Note Years 1998-2005 (Blue Note)
ALSO: new stuff from Coldcut and Beans.
Quickreview: Birdy Nam Nam: four French lads on nothing but tha wheels of steel! Debut from the 2002 DMC world team champs. Funky jazz-sampled breaks, with a pinch of wickedness. Simply said: wow.
  Charts // 3 / 28 / 2006   Adds // 3 / 28 / 2006
1 Hot Chip - Over and Over (EP)
2 Nightmares On Wax - In A Space Outta Sound
3 Kudu - Death of the Party
4 Mylo - Destroy Rock And Roll
5 QPE - Gentrifried
6 Various Artists - Idol Tryouts 2
7 Prodigy - Their Law: The Singles 1990 - 2005
8 Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass - Whipped Cream ... Rewhipped
9 Karsh Kale - Broken English
10 Anna Oxygen - This is an Exercise
1 Walter Meego - Hollywood (CDsingle/12") (Brilliante Records)
2 Swayzak - Route De La Slack - Remixes and Rarities (2CD) (Studio !K7)
3 Gotan Project - Lunatico (XL Recordings)
4 Subtle - Wishingbone (Lex Records)

Quickreview: Walter Meego is a trio from Chi-town (Chicago), with a sound something reminiscent of Hot Chip. While they only have a single out now, their MySpace page has two more tracks to sample. Fun times!
  Charts // 3 / 21 / 2006   Adds // 3 / 21 / 2006
1 Jel - Soft Money
2 Various Artists - DJ-KiCKS: The Exclusives
3 Phon.o - Burn Down The Town
4 Ghostigital - In Cod We Trust
5 Hot Chip - Over and Over (EP)
6 Nightmares On Wax - In A Space Outta Sound
7 Prefuse 73 - Security Screenings
8 Skalpel - Konfusion
9 The Budos Band - The Budos Band
10 Various Artists - Idol Tryouts 2
1 Ms. John Soda - Notes And The Like (Morr Music)
2 Karsh Kale - Broken English (Six Degrees)

Quickreview: Karsh Kale returns with his third album, Broken English, fourth if you count the remixed Redesign. This time 'round, he adds more styles to the Asian Massive he was known so well for.
  Charts // 3 / 7 / 2006   Adds // 3 / 7 / 2006
1 Electric President - Electric President
2 Prefuse 73 - Security Screenings
3 Death From Above 1979 - Romance Bloody Romance
4 The Budos Band - The Budos Band
5 Jel - Soft Money
6 Phon.o - Burn Down The Town
7 Caroline - Murmurs
8 Ursula Rucker - Ma'at Mama
9 Audio Bullys - Generation
10 Vacabou - Vacabou
1 Various Artists - Idol Tryouts 2 (Ghostly International)
2 Various Artists - DJ-KiCKS: The Exclusives (Studio !K7)
3 Nightmares On Wax - In A Space Outta Sound (Warp Records)
4 Ghostigital - In Cod We Trust (Ipecac)
5 Hot Chip - Over and Over (EP) (Astralwerks)

Quickreview: Ghostigital's In Cod We Trust is an album from an Icelandic duo, Curver and Einar Ör. The latter was part of Björk's first groups, Kukl and The Sugarcubes. The new group is something of weird spoken word melded with hip-hop and electronica. Crazy Icelanders!
  Charts // 2 / 28 / 2006   Adds // 2 / 28 / 2006
1 Jel - Soft Money
2 Lesbians On Ecstasy - Giggles In The Dark: The Remixes
3 Prefuse 73 - Security Screenings
4 Various Artists - NuBlu Records Twelve Inch Sampler
5 Various Artists - Om: 10 - A Decade of Future Music
6 Tinkertoy - Electric Wilderness
7 Jimmy Edgar - Colorstrip
8 Rebirth - This Journey In
9 Anna Oxygen - This Is An Exercise
10 Mozez - So Still
1 Caroline - Murmurs (Temporary Residence)
2 Eliot Lipp - Tacoma Mocking Bird (duplicate of 2/14)
3 Shakeyface - Bicycle Day Boogaloo (It's Bananas)

Quickreview: Caroline's debut album, Murmurs, is on a label I normally associate with more experimental and post-rock music (see: Explosions In The Sky). Her MySpace page says it well: ambient electronica-pop. Her voice is like Múm's Kristin Anna Valtýsdóttir, but backing music that is more electronic and blippy like a more acoustic Plaid, or a happy Squarepusher.
  Charts // 2 / 21 / 2006   Adds // 2 / 21 / 2006
1 Lady Sovereign - Vertically Challenged [EP]
2 Death From Above 1979 - Romance Bloody Romance
3 Roy Ayers - Virgin Ubiquity: Remixed
4 Lesbians On Ecstasy - Giggles In The Dark: The Remixes
5 Various Artists - Om: 10 - A Decade of Future Music
6 Casiotone For The Painfully Alone - Etiquette
7 Prefuse 73 - Security Screenings
8 The Budos Band - The Budos Band
9 Boom Boom Satellites - Full Of Elevating Pleasures
10 Mylo - Destroy Rock And Roll
1 Jel - Soft Money (Anticon)
2 Various Artists - NuBlu Records Twelve Inch Sampler
3 Badawi - Safe (Asphodel)
4 Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra - Strings And Things: Ubiquity Sessions Vol. 3 (Ubiquity Records)
5 AGF.3 And Sue.C - Mini Movies (Asphodel)  
 
 
 
  Charts // 2 / 14 / 2006   Adds // 2 / 14 / 2006
1 My Life With The T.K.Kult - Gay, Black And Married
2 Jimmy Edgar - Colorstrip
3 Ursula Rucker - Ma'at Mama
4 Roy Ayers - Virgin Ubiquity: Remixed
5 Sonic Radiation - The 121 Project
6 Caural - Remembering Today
7 Various Artists - Rendezvous Lounge Vol. 2
8 Jel - WMD b/w All Around (12" record/ CDr)
9 Various Artists - Luaka Bop Remix
10 Dubble D - Reachin' Out
1 Boom Boom Satellites - Full Of Elevating Pleasures
2 Eliot Lipp - Tacoma Mockingbird (Hefty Records)
3 Electric President - Electric President
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Charts // 2 / 7 / 2006   Adds // 2 / 7 / 2006
1 Casiotone For The Painfully Alone - Etiquette
2 Caural - Remembering Today
3 Death From Above 1979 - Romance Bloody Romance
4 Aoki Takamasa And Tujiko Noriko - 28
5 Roy Ayers - Virgin Ubiquity: Remixed
6 GD Luxxe - Make
7 Ursula Rucker - Ma'at Mama
8 Varoious Artists - Rendezvous Lounge Vol. 2
9 Jel - WMD b/w All Around (12" record/ CDr)
10 Tinkertoy - Electric Wilderness
1 Mylo - Destroy Rock And Roll
2 Sergio Mendes - Timeless
3 Sonic Radiation - The 121 Project
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Charts // 1 / 31 / 2006   Adds // 1 / 31 / 2006
1 Boards Of Canada - The Campfire Headphase
2 Aoki Takamasa And Tujiko Noriko - 28
3 Death From Above 1979 - Romance Bloody Romance
4 Tristeza - A Colores
5 Various Artists - Now Sound Of Brazil 2
6 DJ Cam Revisited By...
7 National Trust - Kings And Queens
8 Blockhead - Downtown Science
9 Mozez - So Still
10 Jazzanova - The Remixes 2002-2005
1 Roy Ayers -Virgin Ubiquity Remixed
2 Ursula Rucker - Ma'at Mama
3 Various Artists - Fabriclive 25: High Contrast (Radio Mix)
4 Vacabou - Vacabou
5 Various Artists - Rendezvous Lounge Vol 2
 
 
 
 
  Charts // 1 / 24 / 2006   Adds // 1 / 24 / 2006
1 Aoki Takamasa And Tujiko Noriko - 28
2 Death From Above 1979 - Romance Bloody Romance
3 Breakestra - Hit The Floor
4 Budos Band - The Budos Band
5 Animal Collective - Feels
6 Ghislain Poirier - Breakupdown
7 VHS Or Beta - You Got Me (CD Maxi Single)
8 Another Electronic Musician - Use
9 Jen - Mellow Dramas
10 Butch Cassidy Sound System - Butches Brew
1 DJ Cam Revisited by. . .
2 Jel - WMD/All Around (12" record / CDr)
3 My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult - Gay, Black And Married
4 Mozez - So Still
5 Katastatik - Blow
 
 
 
 
  Charts // 1 / 17 / 2006   Adds // 1 / 17 / 2006
1 Books On Tape - Dinosaur Dinosaur
2 Boards Of Canada - The Campfire Headphase
3 Skalpel - Konfusion
4 T.Raumschmiere - Blitzkrieg Pop
5 Caural - Remembering Today
6 Hot Chip - Coming On Strong
7 Collabs 3000 - Metalism
8 Signaldrift - Set Design
9 P-Love - All Up In Your Mind
10 Juan Maclean - Less Than Human
1 James F!@#$%^ Friedman - Go Commando!
2 Anoushka Shankar - Rise Remixes (12" record)
3 Jen - Mellow Dramas (self-released)
4 Four Tet - A Joy
5 VHS Or Beta - You Got Me (CD Maxi Single)
 
 
 
 
  Charts // 11 / 29 / 2005   Adds // 11 / 28 / 2005
1 Boards Of Canada - The Campfire Headphase
2 T.Raumschmiere - Blitzkrieg Pop
3 Various Artists - Kaskade: House Of OM
4 Treva Whateva - Music's Made of Memories
5 Sutekh - Born Again: Collected Remixes
6 KMFDM - Hau Ruck
7 Carmen Rizzo - The Lost Art Of The Idle Moment
8 The Orb - Okie Dokie, It's The Orb On Kompakt
9 Tinkertoy - Electric Wilderness
10 Moodfood - Ice
1 Morgan Page - Cease And Desist
2 Gabin - Mr. Freedom
3 Choncey Langford - The Enthusiast
4 Cabaret - Homophobia
5 eROTic - Never Sleep Again
 
 
 
 
  Charts // 11 / 22 / 2005   Adds // 11 / 22 / 2005
1 Boards Of Canada - The Campfire Headphase
2 Tristeza - A Colores
3 Adult. - Gimmie Trouble
4 Breakestra - Hit The Floor
5 Various Artists - Annie: DJ-Kicks
6 Ghislain Poirier - Breakupdown
7 The Orb - Okie Dokie, It's The Orb On Kompakt
8 Various Artists - Impulsive!
9 Run Return - Metro_North
10 Various Artists - FabricLive 24: Diplo Radio Mix
1 Yoko Solo - The Beeps
2 Urceus Exit - Contra
3 Strange Sensation - Shine It All Around (12" record)
4 Nicolette - Life Loves Us
5 Alice In Videoland - Outrageous
 
 
 
 
  Charts // 11 / 15 / 2005   Adds // 11 / 15 / 2005
1 AFX - Hangable Auto Bulb
2 Boards Of Canada - The Campfire Headphase
3 Bloc Party - Silent Alarm: Remixed
4 Electrocute - Troublesome Bubblegum
5 Rebirth - This Journey In
6 DJ? Acucrack - Killing Mobius
7 Various Artists - Impulsive!
8 Various Artists - Diva Brazil
9 Mum - Yesterday Was Dramatic - Today Is OK
10 Who Made Who - Who Made Who
1 Ghislain Poirier - Breakupdown
2 Tristeza - A Colores
3 Twink - The Broken Record
4 Carmen Rizzo - The Lost Art Of The Idle Moment
5 Exzakt - Sound Wave
 
 
 
 
  Charts // 11 / 8 / 2005   Adds // 11 / 8 / 2005
1 Animal Collective - Feels
2 M83 - M83
3 Blockhead - Downtown Science
4 One Self - Children Of Possibility
5 Boards Of Canada - The Campfire Headphase
6 Run Return - Metro_North
7 Audion - Suckfish
8 Solvent - Elevators And Oscillators
9 Various Artists - Miguel Miggs: Get Salted Volume 1
10 Ulrich Schnauss - Far Away Trains Passing By
1 Grey Area - And Then The Clouds
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Charts // 11 / 1/ 2005   Adds // 11 / 1 / 2005
1 Boards Of Canada - The Campfire Headphase
2 Breakestra - Hit The Floor
3 Electrocute - Troublesome Bubblegum
4 Venetian Snares - Meathole
5 Adult. - Gimmie Trouble
6 Various Artists - San Francisco Under A Groove, v1
7 Various Artists - Annie: DJ-Kicks
8 Press - The Fine Art Of A White Label
9 STS9 - Artifact: Perspectives
10 Dabrye - Additional Productions Vol. 1
1 Run Return - Metro_North
2 Various Artists - Impulsive!
3 Mike Boo - Dunhill Drone Committee
4 Blockhead - Downtown Science
5 Part2 - Live From The Breadline
6 One Self - Children Of Possibility
7 Ulrich Schnauss - Far Away Trains Passing By (Re-issue)
 
 
  Charts // 10 / 25 / 2005   Adds // 10 / 25 / 2005
1 Adult. - Gimmie Trouble
2 Bloc Party - Silent Alarm: Remixed
3 American Analog - Set Set Free
4 DJ? Acucrack - Killing Mobius
5 Various Artists - Diva Brazil
6 Sister Gertrude Morgan - Let's Make A Record
7 Who Made Who - Who Made Who
8 Pest - All Out Fall Out
9 Balkan Beat Box - Balkan Beat Box
10 John Arnold - Style And Pattern
1 Mum - Yesterday was Dramatic - Today Is OK
2 Various Artists - San Francisco Under A Groove
3 STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector Nine) - Artifact: Perspectives
4 Various Artists - Paul Van Dyk: Politics Of Dancing Vol. 2 
 
 
 
 
 
  Charts // 10 / 18 / 2005   Adds // 10 / 18 / 2005
1 Adult. - Gimmie Trouble
2 Broken Spindles - Inside/Absent
3 J+J+J - They Hump While We Go Nuts
4 Electrocute - Troublesome Bubblegum
5 Bloc Party - Silent Alarm: Remixed
6 Bassnectar - Mesmerizing the Ultra
7 Princess Superstar - My Machine
8 KJ Sawka - Synchronized Decompression
9 Pitch Black - Ape To Angel
10 Various Artists - Fabric 24: Rob Da Bank
1 Audion - Suckfish
2 Press - The Fine Art Of A White Label
3 Who Made Who - Who Made Who
4 Zeroleen - All Good (CD single)
 
 
 
 
 
  Charts // 10 / 11 / 2005   Adds // 10 / 11 / 2005
1 J+J+J - They Hump While We Go Nuts
2 Electrocute - Troublesome Bubblegum
3 Bloc Party - Silent Alarm: Remixed
4 Various Artists - Wipeout Pure Soundtrack
5 M83 - M83 (US Reissue)
6 Himuro - Mild Fantasy Violence
7 Ernesto - A New Blues
8 Boozoo Bajou - Dust My Broom
9 Safety Scissors - Tainted Lunch
10 Alias And Ehren - Lillian
1 John Arnold - Style And Pattern
2 Test Shot Starfish - Test Shot Starfish
3 Various Artists - Diva Brazil
4 Various Artists - Fabric 24: Rob Da Bank (Radio Mix)
 
 
 
 
 
 Charts // 10 / 4/ 2005   Adds // 10 / 4 / 2005
1 Bloc Party - Silent Alarm: Remixed
2 Mobius - Band The Loving Sounds Of Static
3 Kid606 - Resilience
4 Ladytron - Witching Hour
5 Sister Gertrude Morgan Let's Make A Record
6 Bonobo - Live Sessions EP
7 Urceus Exit - Metro
8 Cabaret Electric - Chair Song
9 Himuro - Mild Fantasy Violence
10 Alias And Ehren - Lillian
1 J+J+J - They Hump While We Go Nuts
2 Various Artists - Wipeout Pure Soundtrack
3 Antimatter - Our Lady Of The Skies
4 Electrocute - Troublesome Bubblegum