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.
One of the more eclectic line-ups to take place over summer is STRØM festival in Copenhagen. Jónsi from Sigur Ros, LCD Soundsystem, Four Tet, alt-steppers Mount Kimbie & Untold, Cobblestone Jazz, Gonjasufi, Thomas Fehlman and New Zealand’s very own Fat Freddy’s Drop will all appear at the six-day free festival. All concerts will happen on – more
Looking for a good radio show? Try our selection of EB Radio Sessions, featuring Motor, Alec Empire and more! – more
We gave RVNG Intl.-affiliated avant techno artist Holly Herndon $100 to spend on whatever she wanted. This is what she bought. – more
Where next? The title of Sandwell District‘s Tumblr blog has always been a reflection on the techno label’s rapid rise in popularity – and its future. Since the blog began in April 2009, ‘Where Next’ documented the hype around Karl O’Connor‘s (aka Regis, British Murder Boys) and Dave Sumner‘s (aka Function) platform and record company. – more