i,i is in a sense a refinement of 22, A Million's innovations, but Justin Vernon still doesn't seem particularly interested in tying up his songs' loose ends.
Comedian and actor Eric André's very own musical side-project serves up a wild, sample-based ride into the demented side of plunderphonics on Cease & Desist. Not only that, but this record also serves as a giant middle finger to the limitations modern copyright law places on artistic expression within the auditory realm. Equal parts absurd and revolutionary: This is Blarf.
ANIMA is Thom Yorke's strongest solo or side endeavor since The Eraser.
Holly Herndon’s new album is partially aided by A.I. and features some creative, futuristic art pop pieces, but there are plenty of half-baked experiments as well.
1000 gecs contains the weirdest and wildest combinations of sounds I've heard this year.
A Quiet Farwell is an inventive and consistently stimulating collage of underground hip hop and various strands of abstract music.
Even after 25 years, Matmos is creating some of the most fun and inventive electronic music you'll hear in your life.
Among Tim Hecker's least direct efforts, Konoyo at its best is sonically and conceptually rich thanks to contributions from gagaku ensemble Tokyo Gakuso. Unfortunately, the sound-play is lacking on a few of the pieces.