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The 10 Best Electronic Albums Of 2019

In 2019, it’s difficult to say what isn't electronic music. Software dominates every genre, and everything we listen to and make is bought and sold…
Miles Bowe | December 6, 2019 - 11:33 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Yo! Collin Robinson here. I am ecstatic to introduce myself to you all as the newest addition to the Stereogum staff. My time at Stereogum…
Stereogum | December 18, 2015 - 1:30 pm

More Floating Points stories

Floating Points – “Anasickmodular”

UK electronic music producer Sam Shepherd is about to release a new Floating Points album called Crush, the full-length follow-up to his 2015 debut Elaenia.
Peter Helman | October 1, 2019 - 10:31 am

Floating Points – “Last Bloom” Video

UK producer Sam Shepherd hasn’t released a Floating Points album in four years. The electronic project’s debut album Elaenia came out back in 2015, followed…
Julia Gray | August 28, 2019 - 9:03 am

Floating Points – “Coorabell”

Last month, UK electronic music producer Sam Shepherd -- better known as Floating Points -- returned with "LesAlpx," his first new music since 2017. And…
Peter Helman | July 12, 2019 - 9:12 am

Floating Points – “LesAlpx”

It's been a little bit since we've heard from Floating Points, the electronic project of UK producer Sam Shepherd. He released his debut album, Elaenia,…
James Rettig | June 18, 2019 - 10:39 am

Floating Points – “Silurian Blue” Video

Sam Shepherd -- the producer, composer, and DJ behind the moniker Floating Points -- spent some time with his band in the Mojave Desert last…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 18, 2017 - 11:53 am

Members Of Caribou, Hot Chip, Junior Boys Team Up To Score 1973 Film

The 1973 movie Tactus Tempus had an experimental-at-the-time all-synth score from composer Frank McCarty. And now, members of some of our finest synth-based acts --…
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2017 - 10:44 am

Katy B x Four Tet x Floating Points – “Calm Down”

Katy B has been pretty quiet this year -- outside of a handful of shows, the English pop singer seems to have been largely hard…
James Rettig | December 11, 2015 - 9:02 am

Floating Points – “Peroration Six”

Floating Points, the moniker of UK producer Sam Shephard, will release his new album, Elaenia, at the beginning of next month. So far, we've heard…
James Rettig | October 19, 2015 - 10:34 am

Floating Points – “Nespole” Video

Floating Points, the UK producer known to his parents as Sam Shepherd, makes foggy, twinkly music that isn't necessarily intended for dancing. So in his…
Tom Breihan | October 7, 2015 - 12:26 pm

Floating Points – “Silhouettes” Video

UK producer Floating Points has released an epic and elegant video for his new track "Silhouettes," a selection from his upcoming new album Elaenia. Judging…
James Rettig | August 25, 2015 - 11:59 am

Stream Four Tet & Floating Points’ 6-Hour Final Set At London Club Plastic People

After some 20 years in business, the small but much-loved London club Plastic People shut down over the weekend. On its final night, though, it…
Tom Breihan | January 6, 2015 - 10:57 am