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Electronica/Avant Pop label from Cologne, founded in 1997 by Tom Steinle. The huge label catalogue includes releases by Deerhoof, Parenthetical Girls, The Mountain Goats, Why?, Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, Thee Oh Sees, David Shrigley, Von Spar, Patrick Wolf and many more.

 
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TOMLAB44 | TOMLAB

"Misha is a young talented collective based in New York. If they`re not traveling around they record music together, even over long distances. What they bring you as a souvenir in return is a grand mixture of electronic pop. Juan Atkins, Carl Craig are some of their ...
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TOMLAB43 | TOMLAB

"Nathan Michel makes music in both the classical and rock traditions. His albums of melodic, lo-fi electronic music were released on KID606s Tigerbeat6 label. These new songs are from his forthcoming debut album for SKIPP, the label from DAT POLITICS. It's much more ...
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TOMLAB42 | TOMLAB

Compiled by Rafael Toral and Plancton Music (PT) with appearances from Nuno Canavarro, Cândido Lima, Nuno Rebelo, Isabel Soveral, Filipe Pires, Telectu, Jorge Peixinho, Rafael Toral, Joăo Pedro Oliveira, Anar Band, René Bertholo, Carlos Zíngaro, Emanuel Dimas de ...
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TOMLAB38 | TOMLAB

MANTLER - LANDAU (LP)

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TOMLAB39LP | TOMLAB

MANTLER - LANDAU (CD)

Mantler is a pop project with shadings of R&B, melodrama, mix tapes, shopping malls, experimental films, and eternal hope in the face of everyday despair with references ranging from Joni Mitchell, Donald Byrd, 80s soul, Burt Bacharach and Roy Ayers.
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TOMLAB39CD | TOMLAB

Superb album of lush laptop folk symphonies overlaid with viola, harmonium, accordion and clarinet from Patrik Wolf, currently tipped by NME as one of the new artists to watch out for. "Is he Bjork as a boy? A beautiful new-millennial David Sylvian? Both, and neither. ...
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TOMLAB37 | TOMLAB

"Fabulous Muscles is Xiu Xiu's 3rd album, certainly the most electronic sounding and undoubtedly the most pop influenced so far. With a savant's genius Xiu Xiu attack the established pop idioms, inverting and reclaiming them in fascinating if sometimes disorienting ways ...
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TOMLAB34 | TOMLAB

"Listening to "Knife Play" is comparable to a tightrope walk between tremendous fragility and an infuriated disco noise wall of sound - that creates an overwhelming intensity. Acute, frightening, and sad - somewhat similar to the anguish in Scott Walker's album "Tilt" - ...
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TOMLAB33 | TOMLAB

"With more than a dozen releases to his credit (with bands like UNREST, AIR MIAMI, FLIN FLON, and GRENADINE), "ORIGAMI AND URBANISM" is just the third full-length to bear MARK ROBINSON's name as a solo performer. Recorded by CALVIN JOHNSON at Dub Narcotic in Olympia, ...
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TOMLAB30LP | TOMLAB

first release, now at mid-price
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TOM5 | TOMLAB

"reviewers attempted to categorize The Books' music as electro-acoustic sound collage, laptop, glitch, folktronica, cut-up indie bluegrass etcetera, but we prefer to think of it as blipworld / fakegrass / speedblues / chamberclick / eccentrock / country&eastern / ...
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TOMLAB32 | TOMLAB

"Using only battery-operated keyboards and electronics as instruments, Ashworth has created a hybrid strain of raw, emotional, and very homemade synth pop that is as influenced as much by film and literature as by its more obvious musical counterparts. Casiotone for the ...
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TOMLAB31 | TOMLAB

"With more than a dozen releases to his credit (with bands like UNREST, AIR MIAMI, FLIN FLON, and GRENADINE), "ORIGAMI AND URBANISM" is just the third full-length to bear MARK ROBINSON's name as a solo performer. Recorded by CALVIN JOHNSON at Dub Narcotic in Olympia, ...
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TOMLAB30 | TOMLAB

"For her album "Care" she has been grabbing a guitar and found chords and melodies that were playful and closer to the expectations that her previous lofi-electro-pop albums were seeding. For "Hamburg" she is now working on more digitally sliced and cut up pieces that ...
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TOMLAB29 | TOMLAB

For Tomlab, the singer Tujiko Noriko has recorded her first pop album with support from quite a couple of reknowned musicians worldwide. More gentle, much more structured and less digitally sliced or glitchy at the same time, and thus more accessible than her previous ...
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TOMLAB28 | TOMLAB

"Electric Babyland" is what has been coming out of the initial idea to extend the original Lullabies (of the Meeuw Muzak 7") into a more complete work. First versions of these pieces have been performed during the Electric Babyland European Tour in 2002, revealing a lot ...
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TOMLAB27 | TOMLAB

FONICA - RIPPLE (LP)

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TOMLAB26LP | TOMLAB

FONICA - RIPPLE (CD)

"Fonica ist a male - female Duo from Tokyo, Japan - Keiichi Sugimoto and Cheason. Their debut "Ripple" (released as CD version in Japan) in November 2002 has been highly acclaimed in their home country and is now published by Tomlab in Europe and North America. The ...
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TOMLAB26 | TOMLAB

FLIM - HELIO (LP)

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TOMLAB25LP | TOMLAB

FLIM - HELIO (CD)

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TOMLAB25 | TOMLAB