Monthly mop-up: cross-shaped houses, cross ambientalists, and not getting your wires crossed in the studio

Scary girls frighten me more than blood-filled elevators

Telefon Tel Aviv's Charlie Cooper dies

The Designers Republic vs B12 Records: are the 1990s dead?

13 bird related facts about Merzbow's Masami Akita

Fingers, fists and big squelchy buttons: new singles from Amon Tobin, Syntheme and HudMo

Why Lukid's Foma is the first essential electronica album of 2009

Please spell Freeland versus Daft Punk. "OBAMA." You are correct

Lovely bleepy goodness from Mind On Fire

Alles Gute hat sein Ende, especially when chucked across the room

Warp Records does not taste of desks, claim experts

Squarepusher's psychedelic number - could it send him (robert) miles off course?

The Lowry retail outlet: very much not the closest thing to crazy

Future Sound Of London hog the limelight. I'll be in my bathroom.

Ralf not Florian: Kraftwerk creator quits amid shameful blog wordplay

A mallet-pawing, arm-throating, wrestle-bashing preview of 2009 (part two)

One of the worst days of my life

A throat-pawing, arm-wrestling, mallet-bashing preview of 2009 (part one)