Today’s Mix of the Day comes courtesy of Phon.o, known to his friends as Carsten Aermes. With releases stretching back to 2001, his last album Black Boulder arrived on Modeselektor’s 50 Weapons imprint this year. This mix, featuring the likes of Jamie xx and Cooly G, pursues the same shadowy muse as that record, moving stealthily between basement club and night bus, loitering between swung, clipped beats, funky house keys and garage’s sparky bump and flex along the way.
With their work for Public Enemy, Hank Shocklee’s Bomb Squad revolutionized hip hop and guaranteed their place in history as one of the most important production teams in popular music. ABCs from a master. – more
A new club craze born from the folklore of Columbia via the South American city of Buenos Aires is sweeping clubs right across the globe. It’s called digital cumbia and it has worked its way into the dance floors of New York, Paris and London. So, what is it exactly? Some say it’s based on – more
Matt Lambert has an easy smile and a charming manner that belies the darkness underneath. Under the production moniker dieLamb, the LA native (now based in Berlin) has directed and produced some of the most hard-vibe, evil videos I’ve seen. Not the simple sort of evil you get by flinging stereotypically sinister imagery at the – more
Innervisions operators Âme and Dixon and house don Henrik Schwarz just released their minimal music compendium “The Grandfather Paradox”. Under their new pseudonym “A Critical Mass” they perform their pet project live. As each of the three acts is a highlight in itself, their collaboration stands as one of the hottest electronic music shows of – more