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Prinzhorn Dance School – ‘Clay Class’

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The cover art of Clay Class is a hint of the rich starkness inside. Cleverly named British duo Prinzhorn Dance School, (made up of Tobin Prinz and Suzi Horn), delivers a visceral slice of life with a slick bleakness that hasn’t reared its head this seductively since the first days of post-punk. This isn’t a dig; I’m addicted.

2 Feb 2012 | More

Planningtorock Lends Vocals to Shit Robot’s ‘Answering Machine’

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Shit Robot has just released ‘Answering Machine’, his latest 12” single, out now on DFA Records, with vocals by none other than Berlin’s Planningtorock.

7 Oct 2011 | More

Planningtorock: In Maximising the Other Self, the Voice Comes Alive

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Planningtorock conjures such ferocious power and wonder in the songs and visuals on her latest album, W, that it seems almost sacrilege to reveal the “secular” name of the artist behind the work. While working as either songwriter, performer, video artist or producer, Janine Rostron constantly pushes the boundaries of gender to transform herself…

23 Jun 2011 | 1 comment | More

Planningtorock – ‘W’

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Planningtorock, whose music is so mysterious and compelling that it’s preferable not to mention her day-to-day name in reviews, has always summoned an androgynous and otherworldy, brooding beauty.

18 May 2011 | More

Planningtorock to Release W on DFA this May, ‘Doorway’ Video Out Now

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Planningtorock is one of those truly original artists whose work constantly blurs the barrier between art, performance and sound, with music that both haunts and soothes.

11 Feb 2011 | 3 comments | More

The Crystal Ark Premieres New Video, ‘The City Never Sleeps’

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There’s something about the psychedelic blend of Brazilian sounds and suspenseful, exotic electro that draws us in immediately. The Crystal Ark, featuring Gavin Russom from LCD Soundsystem, premiered their latest video for the track “The City Never Sleeps” today…

9 Dec 2010 | More