Nicolas Jaar live in Budapest

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Here’s something to take the edge off the start of the week—a fifteen minute clip of Nicolas Jaar‘s live set at Electronic Beats Festival, Budapest on September 13. Jaar and his band have had an incredibly busy summer performing at festivals across the world so it’s not surprising how polished these songs sound; both “Time for Us” and “Space Is Only Noise” undulate with a cool, languid intensity that slow-builds into a bit of a wig out at the end. Plus, as expected, plenty of saxophone. We like Nico Jaar even more now—quite a feat.

Space Dimension Controller starts label

March 24, 2011 in Features

Space Dimension Controller, the über-talented producer who has been providing electronic thrills from the 22nd century via labels such a Royal Oak and R&S is to set up a new label of his own – Basic Rhythm which lifts its name (literally) from the Roland 808 drum machine. Speaking exclusively to the Teshno blog, SDC, – more

Interview: Zsófia Baksa

May 16, 2012 in Features

Hungarian stylist Zsófia Baksa appeared on our radar when her alias Sophie Rotas was given credit as the wardrobe stylist for EB favorite Emika’s latest music video ‘3 Hours’. Baksa is also the co-founder and creative director of the Fashion Video Festival Budapest. We caught up with her in Detroit to find out more about – more

Playbutton – the badge that plays music

December 21, 2010 in Features

Playbutton is a new company based in New York who make rather natty badges that contain up to 256mb of digitally stored music. A hybrid of a fashinable accessory and a complete album, the button is no bigger than the average badge, and has simple controls for play and pause, skip and volume. The single – more

Pole – Interview

September 30, 2008 in Interviews

Heavy bass and very strange sounds are dominating a large part of today’s underground music scene. Whether it is dub-step originator Shackleton, Mercury Prize nominee Burial or Ricardo Villalobos, it seems that everyone wants a bit of the dark dub action. Electronic Beats thought then it was time to talk to arguably one of the – more