If you don’t know about Karol Radziszewski’s Dik Fagazine, you should
We talked to Karol Radziszewski, a Warsaw-based artist and editor-in-chief of a groundbreaking queer publication that focuses on Eastern and Central Europe.
“Brian Eno liked Immunity a lot” – Jon Hopkins interviewed
After a hell of a year, we sit down with reigning king of emotive, sucker punch techno Jon Hopkins to talk autogenic training, Coldplay and comedowns.
Mark Barrott’s ultimate Balearic playlist
With a solo album adhering to the ideals of Balearic on the way, we put in a call to Spain and asked International Feel’s Mark Barrott to guide us through thi ...
Matthew Herbert on Jazz
Matthew Herbert talks about the influence jazz has had on him and his belief that we'd be better off if society was little bit more like a big band.
“When you’re in a room by yourself in the dark, who are you?” – An interview with Kelis
Louise Brailey talks to enduring and outspoken R&B star Kelis about her the central role that food plays in her life, the importance of family and why people wh ...
“The best dub goes far beyond music—it’s a way of looking at the world.”: The Bug recommends Ekoplekz’s Un ...
The acclaimed producer—whose work ranges from improv, industrial, dubstep and dancehall—comments on a singular voice in a new generation of UK experimentali ...
Beats Per Month: March 2014
In our BPM column, we review a clutch of the most intriguing electronic music currently on offer. This month, Louise Brailey on EeOo, Evian Christ, Minor Scienc ...
Too Many Man: Katy B’s Real Guide to UK Funky
Katy B is the pop star we deserve. Here Louise Brailey interviews UK bass music's biggest success story Katy B, who in turn ventures her own picks of the genre ...
Far From Devon: An interview with Metronomy’s Joseph Mount
After the Mercury-nods and the support slots for Coldplay, their fourth album 'Love Letters' could finally see Metronomy cross over into the mainstream.
Last Man Standing: An interview with Marcel Dettmann
We caught up with the Berghain resident—whose marathon sets are the stuff of techno lore—to talk excess, anarchy and playing drones to excited tourists.
Mood Music: An interview with John Talabot
Prior to his set at Electronic Beats' Budapest festival, Louise Brailey spoke to doyen of emotive house music and Hivern Discs' proprietor John Talabot.
DJ Richard recommends Heatsick’s Re-Engineering
In the upcoming issue of Electronic Beats Magazine, White Material co-founder Richard expounds on his love of the new album from PAN producer Heatsick.
“I could call myself a cultural Marxist, but I don’t”: Louise Brailey talks to Laurel Halo
Call "Chance Of Rain"—Halo’s most dancefloor-attuned work yet—a techno record at your peril. As she tells us in the upcoming winter issue of EB Magazine, ...
Beats Per Month: November, 2013
In our BPM column, we review a clutch of the most intriguing electronic music currently on offer. This month, Louise Brailey on Mr. Beatnick, Fis, Objekt, Nguzu ...
Vicious Cycle: Louise Brailey on The Field’s Cupid’s Head
The Field's fourth album marks a dramatic change in tone if not form. A small but critical update for the Berlin-based master of prolonged gratification, says L ...
Mr. Style Icon: Theo Hutchcraft of Hurts on Jeremy Irons
The frontman of the severe haircut heartthrobs discusses his style icon—another man with great hair and a penchant for dark roles.
Breaking down the Fifth Wall: An interview with Hound Scales and Divvorce
Brooklyn's Fifth Wall label is less than a year old, but their extraordinary opening run of harsh, heavy techno by predominantly under the radar artists. Plus, ...
Black Humor: An interview with Powell
Louise Brailey speaks to the producer, DJ and label owner about hero worshipping Suicide, kicking against the swing and playing "Warbeat" to a club full of Germ ...
True Bromance: Louise Brailey recommends Vår’s No One Dances Quite Like My Brothers
After the fury comes the despair. Iceage's Elias Bender Rønnenfelt and Sexdrome's Loke Rahbek's post-punk side project is a lament for all the beautiful boys w ...
Electronic Beats presents 20 Years of Kompakt
EB is presenting 20 Years of Kompakt, a beach party in Barcelona on the Sonar weekend. What's not to like about that sentence? Details inside.
New Sounds Battling the Fear of Queer: Planningtorock
In this three-part feature taken from the most recent issue of Electronic Beats Magazine, we explore how artists are exploring queer issues and challenging powe ...
Live Report: EB Festival Prague 2013
Read our review from the Prague edition of Electronic Beats Festival, featuring Lana Del Rey, Karin Park and Roosevelt.
The Depeche Mode Fan Exhibition: We want your submissions!
Calling all Depeche Mode fans! We want your submissions to the unique Depeche Mode Fan Exhibition which accompanies the Depeche Mode European Tour 2013.
Louise Brailey recommends Hurts’ Exile
Austerity in high definition—Louise Brailey enters the brave old world of Hurts' second album Exile.
The Radio Sessions: Mano Le Tough
On tonight's Electronic Beats On Air, Mano Le Tough will be speaking to FluxFM host Mathias Weck about his forthcoming LP Changing Days, also featuring an hour ...
Cologne Electronic Beats Festival line-up announced!
Ready for some more line-ups? James Blake, Dan Deacon, Trust, Reptile Youth and Popnoname are confirmed Cologne's Electronic Beats Festival 2013.
Bratislava Electronic Beats Festival line-up announced!
As anticipation builds for Electronic Beats’ 2013 festival series—our Prague leg headlined by Lana Del Rey has already sold out—we figured it’s ...
The Ten Best Depeche Mode Remixes
From their earliest days, Depeche Mode have understood the transcendent power of a good remix. We rifled through the swathes of Depeche Mode remixes out there ( ...
The Week in EB: March 2nd, 2013
The Week in EB feature is a platter of the finest cuts of EB content, served up in one place, once a week. Miss anything? Here's your chance to get up to speed.
EB Video Premiere: Doldrums – She Is The Wave (BRTHR x Emily Kai Bock Video Remix)
NYC video crew BRTHR have remixed the video for Doldrums' 2012 single, the frenetic knot of digital interference that is "She Is the Wave". Watch the video prem ...
Woo Life: an interview with Maxmillion Dunbar
To coincide with this week's release of House of Woo on RVNG Intl. Louise Brailey drops Andrew Field-Pickering a line to talk about all the pressing issues: dis ...
The Radio Sessions: Meggy
Today's guest on Electronic Beats on Air is Meggy, the 22-year-old DJ and producer who's quickly marking out her territory in the overpopulated landscape of mai ...
EB Video Premiere: Tosca – JayJay featuring J.J. Jones
Today's Video Premiere comes courtesy of Tosca, the longrunning and highly successful project of Richard Dorfmeister and Rupert Huber.
The History of EB Festivals: An ongoing series
In a new series, we're taking some time to look back over the 14-year history of Electronic Beats Festival. In today's inaugural installment we spoke to Chris R ...
Louise’s Choice: February
What’s that? You want to know what’s been going in our minds this week, reverberating our synapses and sending broader vibrations throughout our bodies and ...
The Radio Sessions: Oliver $
This week it's the turn of Oliver $ to drop by the FluxFM studio. The Berlin-based producer has released music on Jesse Rose's imprints Made to Play and Play It ...
For Sale: Momus – Hairstyle of the Devil 12-inch single
Got some money in your pocket? You could do worse than spend it than on this slab of vinyl from 1989.
EB Video Co-Premiere: Darkstar – Amplified Ease
Today Darkstar released their up close and personal video for "Amplified Ease"—a shimmering piece of loop-based psychedelia. We're pleased to host the EB co-p ...
EB Video Premiere: Jens-Uwe Beyer – Deutz Air 2
Watch the video premiere for the exquisite "Deutz Air 2" from Jens-Uwe Beyer, taken from Pop Ambient 2013, the latest instalment in Kompakt's long-running serie ...
For Sale: Jungle Tekno 4
The birth of jungle—a sound which is alive, well and resonating in the sound of any number of producers active now—can be witnessed here.
Berlin’s CTM Festival is on its way…
Those attuned to the rumblings of Berlin's musical under- (and overground) will know that it's not long until the 14th edition of CTM lands in Berlin, turning t ...
Counting with Louise Brailey
Staff editor Louise Brailey can count to ten. Who knew?
Readers Poll 2012– Best Song –
With one track you can achieve a certain kind of immortality—if you're lucky. A song is a time capsule, a memory; they have the power to soundtrack moments in ...
Readers Poll 2012– Best Mixtape, Compilation or DJ Set –
Broad category, but you answered the call. Find out who topped the rankings for best mixtape, DJ set or compilation in 2012 according to you.
Readers Poll 2012– Best Label –
What label were you feeling the hardest this year? You voted, and we counted. Expect showings by 4AD, Tri Angle and Pan.
2012 Editor’s Picks: Louise Brailey
2012 was an exemplary year for music. Much like 2010, and 2009 and 2011. In fact, if you ever think an arbitrarily demarcated 365 days has been a shitty period ...
“The silences between songs make me really uncomfortable”: Jessie Ware interviewed
There are years and there are years. 2012 has been a year for Jessie Ware. So, Jessie, do you want to talk about it?
Slices Issue 4-12 is out now
Featuring Portable, Âme, Prosumer, Nicolas Jaar, Bambounou and Byetone. What are you waiting for? Go get it.
Louise Brailey recommends Bryan Ferry’s The Jazz Age
Bryan Ferry reinterprets his loft back catalogue in the style of 1920s big band jazz. Louise Brailey explores further...
“I tend to dwell on things a lot” – An interview with Sigha
We invited Sigha into our office for an interview. As someone constantly inspired by visual art, he brought pictures of a selection of his favorite artworks, an ...
Hold tight Zagreb, EB presents Hercules and Love Affair Soundsystem live and streaming this Saturday
What's that thing about good things coming in threes? That. The third and final stop-off for Hercules and Love Affair Soundsystem's European jaunt—presented b ...
Louise’s Choice: December
The Birthday Party, The Horrors and Lore, EB editor Louise Brailey's choices will nourish your soul and leave you feeling... Kind of low, actually.
The Emperor’s New Clothes: BlackBlackGold live mix for NERO Homme
Download an exclusive live mix from Berlin's blackest beatpusher, featuring edits of Crystal Castles, Chippy Nonstop, Azealia Banks, Vatican Shadow, RL Grime an ...
A week in the life of EB: Our picks from the last seven days
The weekly digest of all our favorite content from the preceding seven days that may have slipped under the radar. Time to kick back with your beverage of choic ...
“I’m not nostalgic, I’m not bleary eyed. It’s done, it’s gone” – An interview with Lee Gamble
As a founding member of the unashamedly academic Cyrk Collective Lee Gamble built up a reputation as a composer of computer music fascinated by decomposition, a ...
The fug of misery – Louise Brailey on The Weeknd’s Trilogy: Echoes of Silence
Louise Brailey tackles the third and final instalment of The Weeknd's re-released Trilogy, the unrelentingly bleak Echoes of Silence.
EB Premiere: Panama – It’s Not Over (Dave DK Vocal Remix)
Weather getting you down? Listen to and download a Dave DK remix of new band Panama's sun-dappled "It's Not Over".
Louise Brailey recommends Hercules and Love Affair – DJ Kicks
Read an in-depth review of Andy Butler's DJ Kicks and win tickets to forthcoming EB Presents Hercules and Love Affair Soundsystem gigs in Warsaw and Zagreb.
Hercules and Love Affair Soundsystem live in Amsterdam
Were you there last night? Did you duckwalk? We were there and we may have thrown a couple of moves. Here's the full report.
Download Troels Abrahamsen’s “Sequence” – recorded for Slices
Cop a free version of Troels Abrahamsen's "Sequence"—made for the latest issue of Slices—inside.
The Radio Sessions: Breakbot
This week it's the turn of French producer Breakbot to drop by the FluxFM studio to spin some records with host Mathias Weck.
Electronic Beats presents Hercules and Love Affair Soundsystem in Warsaw
Last week we were very excited to announce that Electronic Beats were presenting Hercules And Love Affair Soundsystem across a string of European dates. Alongsi ...
The Accidental Futurist: An interview with Naytronix
Nate Brenner is something of a fixture of Merrill Garbus’ tUnE-yArDs project, but playing bass in the live set-up of somebody else’s band was never part of ...
The Radio Sessions: Henrik Schwarz
On this week’s edition of our Radio Sessions, Henrik Schwarz makes himself comfortable in the FluxFM studio chair. The one-time graphic designer will be discu ...
Electronic Beats presents Hercules and Love Affair Soundsystem in Zagreb
We are pleased to announce that this winter, Electronic Beats will be presenting a string of European dates featuring Hercules and Love Affair Soundsystem.
“It’s going to be pretty provocative” – a conversation with Andy Butler
Andy Butler is Hercules & Love Affair. It may have expanded to include an ever growing nexus of members and collaborators but the project moves in accordance to ...
Electronic Beats presents Hercules and Love Affair Soundsystem in Amsterdam
We are pleased to announce that this winter, Electronic Beats will be presenting a string of European dates featuring Hercules & Love Affair Soundsystem.
EB Listening: Melody’s Echo Chamber – Melody’s Echo Chamber
Today's EB Listening offers you the chance to hear the psychedelic debut album from French songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Melody's Echo Chamber a week bef ...
For Sale 5
Have you got some spare cash burning a hole in your pocket? Louise Brailey says you should spend your money on a subscription to The Stool Pigeon.
EB Video Premiere: Sinkane – Runnin’
Yeasayer member and jobbing multi-instrumentalist for the likes of Caribou and of Montreal, Ahmed Gallab also releases solo material under his Sinkane guise.. " ...
EB Video Premiere: Gary Beck – Algoreal
Today's Video Premiere comes courtesy of Gary Beck's latest release for Scottish label Soma. It's witchy, but not in that sense.
Track Premiere and Free Download: Hello Skinny – Aquarium (Matthew Herbert Remix)
Tom Skinner is a multi-instrumentalist and composer who, last year, joined Matthew Herbert‘s in-house band for the adventurous One Pig Project. Here, the ...
Zarate Time! – Exclusive EB Mix from Hyperdub’s Morgan Zarate
London producer and Hyperdub affiliate Morgan Zarate furnishes EB.net with an exclusive mix of grime, mutant R&B and offbeat bass music.
The Radio Sessions: Robosonic
Off Recordings' Robosonic are the guests in the FluxFM studio this week. They will be discussing their latest project, a track based on a 48 hour recordings ses ...
Billie Ray Martin: Five Takes (A Song About Andy)
Here at Electronic Beats we’re keen followers of ever-changing German singer Billie Ray Martin. Her next project is is a conceptual piece inspired by Andy War ...
“It’s a big word”: Dan Deacon on America
Last month saw the underground agitator drop his most ambitious album album to date. We caught up with him to talk politics and bong rips.
Terror Danjah – “Everyone wants to be Maybach Music”
As grime continued relevance becomes increasingly obvious and on the eve of a world tour, veteran producer Terror Danjah re-appraises the landscape he helped sh ...
EB Video Premiere: Death on the Balcony – “One Thing”
Today's EB Video Premiere comes via UK house duo Death on the Balcony. “One Thing” and is a blue filtered, quietly unsettling affair – dead mice anyone?
Interview: Dam Mantle
We caught up with the GetMe! endorsed Glasgow-based producer ahead of the October release of his debut album. Plus, win tickets to see him play in Berlin this F ...
EB Video Premiere: Minotaur Shock – Saundersfoot
Watch the video premiere of 'Saundersfoot', the first single released from Minotaur Shock's fifth album 'Orchard'.