First of my “What I Listened to in 2014” posts…
Electronica is a genre I’ve never listened to much, but I found myself beginning to enjoy it more in 2014. This was partly due to picking up on the 20th anniversary of Underworld’s classic Dubnobasswithmyheadman album.
Here is “Rez/Cowgirl”:
Of the bands I heard perform the one year I went to Campalowhum, near Wainuiomata, the best was Sleep ∞ Over (Stefanie Franciotti), who performed in a forest glade – just right for music like “Romantic Streams”:
Shyfx is best known as a drum and bass and jungle producer, which isn’t really my territory, but an excursion into reggae produced this wonderful and ineffably summery song, “Soon Come”: