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2003 Stories by Dave Segal

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  • Air

    published September 25, 2003

    Once a crucial component in France's downtempo electronica scene, Air now resembles Obscured by Clouds-era Pink Floyd and Serge Gainsbourg... More >>

  • Kraftwerk

    published September 18, 2003

    In a nutshell, Kraftwerk drafted the late '70s blueprint that Detroit's Derrick May, Juan Atkins, et al. erected into techno's gleaming new... More >>

  • Najite Olokun Prophecy

    published May 29, 2003

    Since genre godfather Fela Kuti's death in 1997, a void has opened in Afrobeat that's been only partially filled by New York City's Antibalas. The... More >>

  • Najite Olokun Prophecy

    published May 22, 2003

    Since genre godfather Fela Kuti's death in 1997, a void has opened in Afrobeat that's been only partially filled by New York's Antibalas. The... More >>

  • Fischerspooner

    published April 24, 2003

    It's funny how #1 is finally receiving a proper U.S. release, now that the electroclash backlash is raging. The album's songs actually have... More >>

  • Autechre

    published April 24, 2003

    After Autechre's Sean Booth and Rob Brown issued Confield in 2001, many fans wondered if the British duo had lost its mind in a labyrinth... More >>

  • Tango Lorca

    published April 3, 2003

    What I know about tango can be jotted on a napkin: Astor Piazzolla is the genre's Duke Ellington. It first appeared in mid-19th-century Argentina.... More >>

  • Sybarite

    published March 27, 2003

    Multi-instrumentalist Xian Hawkins played with electronic-rock pioneers Silver Apples when they reunited in the mid-'90s. Although that looks good... More >>

  • The Young Gods

    published March 20, 2003

    Swiss sampledelic outfit the Young Gods has survived for more than 15 years in an industry that treats innovators like lepers. But it hasn't been... More >>

  • Simian

    published February 20, 2003

    It's obvious from "LA Breeze," the brilliant Big Beat/Magical Mystery Tour hybrid that opens Simian's sophomore album, that this music... More >>

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