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.
Want to know what’s been going into the ears of EBHQ? Here’s this week’s office listening featuring Nguzunguzu, Warpaint, Willie Burns and, of course, Lou Reed. – more
Light a candle, blahblahblah: WHAT THE HELL IS UP FACEBOOK. Out of all the Tumblr-culture whatever type things, I’m pretty sure mine was the only thing to not try to cash in somehow. I never made shirts or stickers or anything, because I have nothing to sell. I just talk about music and fashion that – more
It’s not easy to listen to music when you’re not in front of your home stereo system. Sure, good headphones do the job, but music is often social. We listen to good music together with good friends, and we don’t want this experience to be ruined by bad sound from smartphone and laptop speakers. Wireless – more
New music time – and yes, it is fresh and yes, it is exciting, to quote Brother Kool and Brother Gang. Aus Music seem to be able to do no wrong at the moment. Their recent releases seem to be right on the money, satisfying house, techno and bass heads worldwide. Recently releases have included – more