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alternative light source



Released: 8th Jun 2015


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2lp + dl

Released: 8th Jun 2015


It’s a risky move, trying to follow up two of the most influential electronic albums of all time, but Leftfield’s long-awaited comeback nails it.

16 years on from the techno manifesto of ‘rhythm and stealth’ and the formula’s not much changed, driving rhythms vying with moody overtures and acidic breaks, and that’s exactly as it should be, with Poliça’s Channy Leaneagh, TV On The Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe and Sleaford Mods’ Jason Williamson providing the vocal highs on an album that’s way, way more than just a nostalgia trip. “There are some spine-tingling moments here” 4/5 – musicomh, “bruising third from techno’s slumbering giant” 8/10 – uncut, “Alternative Light Source has them sounding as innovative and vital as ever” – the guardian

alternative light source


  1. Bad Radio
  2. Universal Everything
  3. Bilocation
  4. Head And Shoulders
  5. Dark Matters
  6. Little Fish
  7. Storms End
  8. Alternative Light Source
  9. Shaker Obsession
  10. Levitate For You