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.
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Download one of the Electronic Beats mobile applications and get a twenty percent discount off EB Festival tickets—for a limited time only! – more
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 this most intriguing of genres. Plus we turn to you to help us build the ultimate playlist.
I was about fifteen when I started getting into Sonic Youth. I can’t remember which song first lured me in; something off Daydream Nation, I think. The abrasive combination of poppy structures and dissonant chords was my stepping stone to a world beyond what a lot of the other kids were listening to. Naturally I – more
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