Entries in footwork (9)


Best Electronic Albums of 2015

2015 lacked albums that proclaimed themselves "Album of the Year" with any real authority or gusto, but it made up for it with many, many very good albums. Not too many achieved excellence or were era-defining, but there was still plenty of worthwhile listening. Here's a look back:

  1. Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden of Delete [Warp Records]
  2. Visionist - Safe [PAN]
  3. Jlin - Dark Energy [Planet Mu]
  4. Vaghe Stelle - Abstract Speed + Sounds [Other People]
  5. Elysia Crampton - American Drift [Blueberry Records]
  6. d'Eon - Foxconn / Trios [Knives]
  7. Mark McGuire - Beyong Belief [Dead Oceans]
  8. The Phantom - LP2 [Silverback Recordings]
  9. Akasha System - Sea Glass [S/R]
  10. White Poppy - Natural Phenomena [Not Not Fun]
  11. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - Euclid [Western Vinyl]
  12. Taragana Pyjarama - Ariel [True Panther Sounds]
  13. Jam City - Dream a Garden [Night Slugs]
  14. Scientific Dreamz of U & Junior Loves - The Dreamcode [1080p]
  15. CFCF - Radiance & Submission [Driftless Recordings]
  16. Holly Herndon - Platform [RVNG Intl.]
  17. Acronym - June [Northern Electronics]
  18. V/A - Cargaa Series [Warp Records]
  19. Afrikan Sciences - Circuitous [PAN]
  20. Brian - Paths We Take [S/T]
  21. Iglew - Urban Myth [Gobstopper Records]
  22. Slackk - Backwards Light [R&S]
  23. Nico Niquo - Epitaph [Orange Milk Records]
  24. Nidia Minaj - Danger [Principe Discos]
  25. Hunee - Hunch Music [Rush Hour Recordings]

CLUB DRIVEL: November 2015

It's the fifth edition of CLUB DRIVEL! Read the column after the jump, or you can stream the full list in the 8tracks widget above or view the entries on Resident Advisor, Spotify, or Beatport if that's your thing.

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Best Dance Songs: April 2015

  1. Slam Skillet - "Connective" [DIRTY//CLEAN]
  2. Photonz - "Basik" [Crème Organization]
  3. Jlin ft. Holly Herndon - "Expand" [Planet Mu]
  4. Nídia Minaj ft. DJ Olifox - "House Kaliente" [Príncipe Discos]
  5. Riley Lake - "Spliff Talk" [S/R]
  6. Holly Herndon - "Interference" [RVNG Intl.]
  7. Giant Claw - "Love Alive" [Activia Benz]
  8. Fort Romeau - "Cloche" [Ghostly International]
  9. Legowelt - "Evaporate 2 Infinity" [Technicolour]
  10. Infamous Boogieman - "No Shoes" [ASL Singles Club]
Baby Armie's dance charts are also available on Resident Advisor. Variations are available on Spotify and Beatport.

DJ Fultono ft. D.J.G.O. - "My Mind Beats"


Foodman - "Awa Buro"


Jlin ft. Holly Herndon - "Expand"


Best Dance Songs: March 2015

  1. Project Pablo - "Sky Lounge" [1080p]
  2. ALSO - "Formation" [R&S Records]
  3. Strict Face - "Alice (Peace Edit)" [Gobstopper Records]
  4. Rising Sun Systems - "Freebasin' for David Bohm" [Nightwind Records]
  5. Finn - "Only Boy (Strict Face's Forever Your Papi Remix)" [Local Action Records]
  6. Afrikan Sciences - "Circuitous" [PAN]
  7. Bambounou - "0 to 1" [50 Weapons]
  8. Juju & Jordash - "Whippersnapper" [Dekmantel]
  9. DJ Paypal - "Fire" [LuckyMe]
  10. Levon Vincent - "Confetti" [Novel Sound]
Baby Armie's dance charts are also available on Resident Advisor. Variations are available on Spotify and Beatport.

DJ Mastercard - "Bad Credit"


Traxman - Da Mind of Traxman [Album Preview + Mix]


Chicago footwork pioneer Traxman just released his Planet Mu debut full length. Here's a preview along with a Traxman mix uploaded by Mike Paradinas, Planet Mu's head honcho, after the jump.

Traxman's sound is more melodic and accessible than the footwork you're most likely used to. So if you couldn't get on board with footwork before, now's a good time to reevaluate.

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