|Genres:||Electronic & Ambient|
|Tags:||electronic ambient idm electronica indie indietronica glitch|
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Jimmy Tamborello, Silverlake, California, USA. Assuming the enigmatic Dntel moniker because it sounded like an archetypal electronica track title, the self-confessed nervous recluse creates the most beguiling of musics at the midpoint between soporific indie pop and state-of-the-art glitch-ridden electronica. In the early 90s, Tamborello was playing hardcore but, via a love of My Bloody Valentine and Tortoise, ended up investigating the wayward electronic music of Plaid, Aphex Twin, and Autechre. Tamborellos initial experiments in electronic music, in collaboration with David Figurine, were released under the provocative Antihouse moniker and recorded concurrently with the experimental hardcore of Strictly Ballroom. His Dntel alter ego was booted in 1994 and subsequently released a duo of instrumental recordings, Early Works For Me If It Works For You (a collection of tracks created between 1995 and 1997) and Something Always Goes Wrong (an EP recorded in...