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Oneohtrix Point Never R Plus Seven Details

Ever since releasing his queasy 2011 album Replica, the synth-drone experimenter Daniel Lopatin, the man behind Oneohtrix Point Never, has stayed busy. He’s recorded an improvised album with Tim Hecker, he’s played in Ducktails, he’s contributed music to Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring. And now he’s getting back to the business of releasing OPN music. More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 19, 2013 - 11:51 am

Stereogum Monthly Mix: December 2012

It’s the last Monthly Mix of 2012, sweet people. We did it! It hasn’t been an easy run over in this corner of the blog, to be honest. This year saw an ever-diminishing store of free MP3 downloads, as artists increasingly preferred promoting their songs in a streaming fashion, via Soundcloud and its ilk. Which… More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 28, 2012 - 10:46 am

Ducktails – “Letter Of Intent”

Real Estate guitarist Matt Mondanile also records as Ducktails, and his new album The Flower Lane drops next month. We’ve already posted the album’s title track, but the official first single is “Letter Of Intent,” a slow-melting synthpop tune that I’d have to call out-and-out catchy. The track has a vocal from singer Jessa Farkas,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 4, 2012 - 2:56 pm

Stream Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin Instrumental Tourist

Tim Hecker and Daniel Lopatin, better known as Oneohtrix Point Never, are both experimental electronic music titans in their own respective rights, and now they’ve teamed up for an improvised collaborative album. Instrumental Tourist is out next week, and we’ve already posted the album tracks “Uptown Psycedelia” and “Intrusions.” And now the entire album i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 12, 2012 - 11:35 am

Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin – “Intrusions”

Tim Hecker and Daniel Lopatin (aka Oneohtrix Point Never) have produced no shortage of brilliant work on their own, so while a collaboration between the two electronic composers is an intriguing concept, one questions the need for it. That question it seems, was at the heart of the project. According to Mexican Summer, the label… More »

By: Michael Nelson / November 8, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin – “Uptown Psychedelia”

If the world of experimental synth-drone music can be said to have any stars, then two of the brightest are Tim Hecker and Daniel Lopatin, the latter of whom records as Oneohtrix Point Never. And now the two have gotten together to record an instrumental LP called Instrumental Tourist. (If you ask me, they should’ve… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 17, 2012 - 12:23 pm

Hear New Air And Oneohtrix Point Never Songs From Boss

Folks like Jim James, Oneohtrix Point Never, Talk Talk’s Mark Hollis, Shearwater and Air contributed to the soundtrack of Starz original series Boss, which features Kelsey Grammar as an unraveling Chicago mayor. Today, a few of those tracks can be heard through Boss previews; hear Air’s “Express” here and Oneohtrix’s “Celia” here. Premium cable i… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 10, 2012 - 2:51 pm

Hear Clinic’s Free Reign Sampler

Masked British genre-mutants Clinic will release their new album Free Reign in a couple of months, partly mixed by Oneohtrix Point Never, and they’ve teased it with a three-minute sampler that gives you just enough hints of kraut/garage/dub grooves to make you want to hear the whole thing. Canny move, Clinic! Listen to the sampler… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 22, 2012 - 11:06 am

Oneohtrix Point Never – “Replica (Matmos Remix)”

Last year, Brooklyn synth adventurer Daniel Lopatin, who records as Oneohtrix Point Never, won himself a staggering amount of praise for the queasy, hallucinatory album Replica. Next month, he’ll release a companion piece called Dog In The Fog: Replica Collaborations & Remixes. On that digital EP, Lopatin invites various peers to rework songs from the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 31, 2012 - 11:19 am

Oneohtrix Point Never Covers “I Only Have Eyes For You”

Tomorrow, Doug Aitken’s Song 1 installation holds court at Washington, D.C.’s Hirshhorn Museum. The aural component of this art piece comprises various covers of the Harry Warren & Al Dubin’s 1934 American classic “I Only Have Eyes For You.” Following the internet’s consumption of takes by Beck, No Age, High Places, and more, here i… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 10, 2012 - 1:58 pm

The National-Curated Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Fest Announces Lineup: The Walkmen, St. Vincent, Beirut, The Antlers, More

In January, Brooklyn Academy of Music announced that it would host a spring festival curated by the National’s Bryce and Aaron Dessner, and today that event, called Crossing Brooklyn Ferry (a reference to this Whitman poem), announced it’s full lineup. It goes down 5/3-5/5. And, yeah, if you’re into indie rock, skewing the more arrangement-heavy… More »

By: Corban Goble / February 29, 2012 - 5:36 pm

Oneohtrix Point Never – “Rubio” (Demo)

Daniel Lopatin — stage name Oneohtrix Point Never — took to his Soundcloud page to post the demo “Rubio,” which indeed is an homage (according to art Lopatin attached) to the Spanish point guard currently captivating NBA fans in his first season with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Since there’s no SportsGum — Scott can we do… More »

By: Corban Goble / January 9, 2012 - 9:37 am

Oneohtrix Point Never – “Sleep Dealer” Video

UPDATE: Replica, Oneohtrix Point Never’s entire new album, is now streaming online. We’ve got it below. Thanks to Michael_ for the tip.

The video for Brooklyn synthwave magician Oneohtrix Point Never’s track “Sleep Dealer” might be even weirder and more disorienting than his animation-heavy video for “Replica.” In the “Sleep Dealer” clip, all… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 1, 2011 - 9:26 am

CMJ 2011: Class Superlatives & Our Finest Photos

We’re on the other side of CMJ now, which you could probably tell by the uptick in the music news cycle, or by some bloggers’ (could be any bloggers, no way to know who I am talking about) bleary eyes and corresponding level of risibility. Stereogum threw a couple of parties early on, then shifted… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 24, 2011 - 6:19 pm

CMJ 2011: Stereogum, Domino, Ribbon Music, Todd P Showcase @ 285 Kent 10/19/11

Thanks to everyone who came to 285 Kent last night for our party with Domino/Ribbon Music, and Todd P, and the Software label. Hope everyone that wanted to get in, got in — I know it was a wet night to be on the sidewalk and shut out of a show. Many propers to all… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 20, 2011 - 2:32 pm

Oneohtrix Point Never – “Replica” Video

You’ve heard “Replica,” the eponymous title track from Oneohtrix Point Never’s forthcoming LP, and now check out its drugged-out clip companion starring a Goofy-like protagonist. I’m supposed to take heroin before watching this, right?

CMJ participants: roll through our showcase with Domino Records/Ribbon, Todd P and Software to scope the recently-added OPN and… More »

By: Corban Goble / October 17, 2011 - 2:16 pm

Stereogum CMJ 2011: John Maus, Oneohtrix Point Never Added To Animal Collective DJs, Titus Andronicus, Etc.

UPDATE: We are happy to announce that Four Tet has been added to this bill, and will DJ from 8-9PM (which is precisely the time there will be free vodka). Come early and often.

Iceland Airwaves is over, which means it must be time for CMJ. As promised, Stereogum’s parties this week featured… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 17, 2011 - 9:24 am

Oneohtrix Point Never – “Replica”

Synth-wizard Oneohtrix Point Never (a.k.a. Daniel Lopatin of Ford & Lopatin) has a new album called Replica coming out next month. We’ve already posted the album track “Sleep Dealer.” And below, we’ve got the title track, which leads a delicate piano line through a forest of decaying ’80s-movie-soundtrack keyboards. More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 11, 2011 - 10:17 am

Oneohtrix Point Never – “Sleep Dealer”

Daniel Lopatin, who you know most recently from Ford & Lopatin and before that when they were called Games and for quite awhile before that as the synth manipulating sound-shifter Oneohtrix Point Never, is set to release a full-length under that last moniker this fall. Called Replica, the record samples “lo-fi audio procured from televisio… More »

By: Amrit Singh / September 7, 2011 - 6:06 pm

Download Oneohtrix Point Never’s Mixtape For Modular

In the 86th installment of Modular’s artist-curated mixtape series, called Modcasts (clever girl), the Aussie label turned over the reins to Daniel Lopatin — the out-sounds regenerator and vintage synth + electronics producer behind Oneohtrix Point Never, and one half of the outfit formerly known as Games, Ford & Lopatin. The resulting mix runs just… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 5, 2011 - 2:28 pm