Album Review: Stereolab - Not Music (Duophonic UHF Disks)

Stereolab - Not Music (Duophonic UHF Disks)

“Hallmarked by a unique, carefully evolving but instantly recognisable sonic signature” is one way (ie, their label’s website’s) of describing 20 years of Stereolab music. “All sounds the fucking same” would be many other people’s,...

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Stereolab : Captain Easychord

Stereolab : Captain Easychord

As surely as the turning seasons, this year's radically non-changing Stereolab single arrives with the strict regularity of an antique metronome fed through a vintage Moog before being detuned by a chrome-plated valve amp with its compressors...

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Toronto Warehouse

Toronto Warehouse

Forget Euro 2000 - tonight's concern is the battle of the art pop royals, with Stereolab and Sonic Youth duking it out for post-rock primacy. Sonic Youth fans choke the room, but as Stereolab are making up for a cancelled winter gig,...

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Cobra And Phases Group Play Voltage In The Milky Night

Cobra And Phases Group Play Voltage In The...

Well, you have to admit they're good at what they do. But then so was Hitler . As egghead dilettantes par excellence , Stereolab have dabbled in drum'n'bass, post-rock, Krautrock, '60s girl-group harmony pop, jazz and world music over the past...

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Stereolab : Free design, the

Stereolab : Free design, the

The design, it is free. Let us celebrate this. And let us once again welcome Stereolab back to the world of pop where a few things have happened since they had a baby and, as is ' Lab tradition, lost their bassist. So let's wipe the...

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London SE1 Queen Elizabeth Hall

London SE1 Queen Elizabeth Hall

Rock comes to your living room at the QEH, what with its capacious seats, uninterrupted views of the stage (just like watching on a huge telly) and, for this Radio 1 -sponsored bash, the reassuring drones of John Peel . Into this cauldron of...

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Aluminium Tunes (Switched On Volume 3)

Aluminium Tunes (Switched On Volume 3)

LIFE IS SHORT, NASTY AND BRUTISH. THE QUESTION IS whether life is short enough to suffer two hours of rare and unreleased tracks by Stereolab. If their motorik rhythms, Krautrock meanderings and Velvet Underground dissonances are...

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