Tagged: Ford and Lopatin

Airbird & Napolian - ITZ_1 (Abby Ross)

Stream: Airbird & Napolian, “Special”

Joel Ford—the New Yorker who releases electronic music as one half of Ford & Lopatin, Games, and most recently solo as Airbird—is now collaborating with like-minded Software label-mate Ian Evans aka Napolian. “Special” is the … read more »

POSTED May 21, 2013 5:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,

Stream: Airbird, “Free Mind”

“Free Mind” is the latest from Joel Ford of Ford and Lopatin’s Airbird solo project. The track starts lingeringly with random R2-D2 bleeps and the sound of hand-to-drum percussion, setting us firmly in a retro … read more »

POSTED July 18, 2012 2:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

Download Software’s FADER Mix

In FADER #77’s story Four on the Floor, we looked at a quartet of electronic and dance labels based in the states that are truly finding their own renewed themes. Though disco, house and techno … read more »

POSTED January 4, 2012 11:15AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (8) TAGS: , , , ,

Four on the Floor: Electronic Labels

Everything goes in cycles, and right now we’re currently somewhere in the late-middle period of a heavy electronic music resurgence. Everyone involved is obsessed with talking about the textures of their music, and even more … read more »

POSTED January 2, 2012 10:29AM IN FEATURES Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ford & Lopatin, Tamaryn and Shannon Funchess Collaborate For Mex100

There are snakes infecting the union. And when Light Asylum’s Shannon Funchess says this, it gives this sentiment an even greater sense of urgency. You can’t be complacent listening to her sing anything, she emotes … read more »

POSTED November 14, 2011 3:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,

Stream: Ford & Lopatin, “I Surrender” (Peaking Lights Bass Ship Remix)

Peaking Lights adds a bit more ambient interest to Ford & Lopatin’s already transcendent

POSTED October 13, 2011 2:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Stream: Chris Carter, “Moonlight” (Oneohtrix Point Never Version)

On November 7th, Optimo Music will re-release a 12-inch of Chris Carter’s (of Throbbing Gristle) “Moonlight” which will include a remix by Neurotic Drum Band. But for the digital release, Oneohtrix Point Never offers his … read more »

POSTED October 12, 2011 4:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,

Harmonizer, “Landline” MP3

Earlier this week, Vermont duo Harmonizer put out an EP on Ford and Lopatin’s label Software. They call their music “5th World Music,” referring to a particular Mayan belief that proposes a never-ending, cyclical sense … read more »

POSTED September 30, 2011 11:45AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Stream: Ford and Lopatin, “Too Much Midi (Please Forgive Me)” (Alan Braxe Remix)

Alan Braxe warps the weirdo synth pop of Ford and Lopatin’s “Too Much Midi (Please Forgive Me)” into a more club-ready fare. It’s all hands up, pulsing euphoria that may lack the strange mirth of … read more »

POSTED September 29, 2011 3:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Sam’s Pop Montreal Diary: Part 2

At the top of an old building near downtown, there were occasional Pop Montreal hosted panels. Because I missed Grimes due to hanging out with all of Canada at the Arcade Fire show, I made … read more »

POSTED September 26, 2011 4:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,