We’ve already told you, in detail, how Thursday’s Electronic Beats Festival was a blistering success. You don’t have to take our word for it – here’s a 14 minute live video taken from Modeselektor’s gleefully offbeat performance. If you were desperate to relive that precise moment when countless pillows were torn asunder by a baying crowd wigging out to ‘Dirty Snowball’, now you can. Also featuring ’Pretentious Friends’ and ‘Let Your Love Grow’.
Fancy a bit of slinky digital doo-wop from the Wolf +Lamb camp? Of course you do! PillowTalk are the San Francisco threesome who nimbly dance around the edges of boogie, lazer soul and crisp martini-house. The make music that is pretty infectious and we are happy to be able to give you an EB exclusive – more
Hold an ideologically fraught tea party with these whimsical tea bags from Donkey Products. Included therein are all the basic ingredients for a leisurely discussion of current political issues. The German design company has attached the faces of grumpy Chancellor Angela Merkel, celebrity President Obama, recently divorced Italian President Berlusconi, French Téléprésident Sarkozy and Russian – more
AS PRODUCERS GO, DAN THE AUTOMATOR IS THE PINBALL WIZARD OF HIS TIME. FROM ROCK TO POP TO UNDERGROUND HIP-HOP AND WHITE-KNUCKLE BLOCKBUSTER FILM SCORES, HIS OUTPUT IS BOTH HIGHLY ACCLAIMED AND PROLIFIC. HE IS BEST KNOWN IN THE UK AS DAMON ALBARN’S CHIEF COLLABORATOR IN THE GORILLAZ DURING THE FORMATIVE STAGES OF THEIR LUCRATIVE – more
From the Alt-MOR pop of Ariel Pink to the African infused charms of Mim Suleiman via grimy London bass-house, as usual we have had a whole stack of music for you that soundtracked our June. In between England’s failures and Germany’s triumphs at the World cup, we managed to find the time to cut through – more