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Ricardo Villalobos: Dependent And Happy (CD, Perlon, September 2012)

I formed a strange idea once that Ricardo Villalobos is turning into the György Ligeti of minimal house, creating music at once desperately fragile and thoroughly confident, rejecting the usual structures but ruthlessly committed to their own strangely alien rule-set. Then I got over myself. Still, I think it’s fair to say Herr Doktor V […]

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Margaret Dygas: Margaret Dygas (CD, Perlon, July 2011)

I loved Dygas’s How Do You Do, and I listened to a lot of Perlon back in the day, so I was really looking forward to this record. If it’s not quite what I’d expected and possibly hoped for, it’s nevertheless a very satisfying listen. Where the debut album ranged over a number of styles, […]