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.

Fake tumblr sweaters & the men who love them

November 14, 2011 in Features by Daniel Jones

Depending on your personal brand, seeing one of those fake-print sweatshirts on tumblr either cause you to immediately reblog or immediately unfollow whoever posted it. Spawned by graphic designer Alex Gibson, the jumpers have become a frequent feed-friend/foe for many on the aesthetic-blogging site. We’ve always maintained a middle ground on the subject, but some – more

Renaissance goes belly up?

September 15, 2010 in Features by EB Team

Respected house imprint Renaissance has rumored to be finally closing the curtains on its operations. As of this week, London-based insolvency firm ReSolve Partners LLP sent out a notice stating that the imprint had gone into administration. Started out in 1994 by founder Geoff Oakes, Renaissance was tightly linked to the mix CD trend as – more

Line-up for festival in Prague announced

September 1, 2008 in 2008 by EB Team

On November 14, 2008, the Electronic Beats Festival will take the stage at Prague’s National Gallery for a night to remember. The line-up has just been announced, and it includes some of the best the electronic music scene has to offer. Here are the artists fans can look forward to: Róisín Murphy Herkules and Love – more