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Autechre To Broadcast Radio Show
The Quietus , February 28th, 2013 15:31

This coming weekend - 2nd-3rd March - will find veteran Warp duo once again broadcasting extended radio shows online

Warp veterans Autechre, who recently released their new album Exai early on digital formats, are set to broadcast a pair of extended radio shows online this coming weekend. Following on from a similar radio session around the release of their last full-length album Oversteps, which found the duo playing a very broad range of excellent music, the shows will be nine hours long and broadcast on Saturday 2nd March and Sunday 3rd March. On each day they will begin at 20:00 GMT, and finish at 05:00 GMT. You can tune into the shows via this link, and head across to the Autechre Exai site for more information.

The radio session takes place in advance of the release of Exai on physical formats on Monday 4th March, split across 2CDs or four slabs of heavyweight wax.

"Whatever the possible reasons, Exai exudes familiarity," we said in our review of the new LP. "While some might find the lack of progression disappointing, this isn't entirely bad news. Autechre have always implied a kind of future music - as in, a sound that points to a possible futuristic norm. Now that this future has finally arrived, listening to Autechre from the angle of the present is akin to enjoying a favourite meal rather than trying to acquire a difficult new taste."