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.

Remembering Mike Kelley

February 2, 2012 in Features by EB Team

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

Chilly Gonzales climbs upon his Ivory Tower

June 16, 2010 in Features by EB Team

One of the more innovative and unique artists in the game, Gonzales, will be putting together a piano-pop inspired album titled Ivory Tower under the moniker of Chilly Gonzales. Produced by the Berlin based electro powerhouse Boys Noize, this inspired collaboration has again led to Gonzales (Jason Charles Beck) showcasing a more refined electro-piano-pop sound. – more