We were blown away last week by James Blake‘s performance at Electronic Beats Gdansk 2012. He held the audience in awe and silence (certainly no easy feat) when he began his hit ‘Limit To Your Love’, his voice echoing throughout the venue like a beautiful ghost. ‘I Never Learnt To Share’ hit even harder, an emotional tidal wave of barely-subdued electronics that built into a crescendo before collapsing against the immensely satisfied crowd. And then there was also his masterpiece ‘Klavierwerke’. A sea of smiling, sweaty faces; is there any better sight after such a show? Maybe the show itself! Why not watch it for yourself? We think you’ll be smiling just as wide.
Last night, Karin Park, Fil Lavin and The Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble performed at Crnogorsko Narodno Pozoriste Theatre in Podgorica, Montenegro. Explore what happened in or very first event in Podgorica. – more
We’re thrilled to announce that Electronic Beats will be presenting New Order in Berlin. The seminal group, whose influence and style has ranged from new wave and pop to post-punk and techno, has been absent from Germany’s stages for five years now, but on June 21st you can catch them at the Tempodrom. Returning – more
James Blake made the ladies swoon, Jazzanova made the crowd groove, but In Gda?sk ‘party’ is now spelled S-Q-U-A-R-E-P-U-S-H-E-R. We watched Tom Jenkinson entrance the crowd with his hypnotic live show, swirling LED lights synced in time with his pulsing waves of broken bass, channeling 8-bit-flavored drum’n’bass electro across a crowd eager to rave hard. – more
“I try to borrow my music from the future” says Tom Jenkinson (aka Squarepusher) as he pours a glass of ice-cold San Pellegrino into his plastic cup. He’s just finished his soundcheck and is now relaxing on a sofa, backstage of the old Gdansk U-Boot wharf—tonight the venue of the Electronic Beats festival in Gdansk, – more