Today’s mix is a classic from the EB vaults by Warp and Planet Mu affiliated producer Tim Exile. Something of a polymath—he also writes music software—Tim’s recently been making waves (no pun intended) as one fifth of the Native Instruments-curated supergroup Mostly Robot. Indeed, you may have caught the collaborative live project at EB Festival Budapest last summer (if not, no biggie, you can watch the video here). This mix from 2008 conjures up a vivid world that’s at once medieval and futuristic. With gothic sounds and coded lyrics that create shadowy illusions, he has always used an intimidating amount of machinery and layers upon layers of programmed algorithms to manipulate his songs onto a new and exciting plane. This is him at his finest—enjoy!
“Festival otrlého diváka“ (literally Festival of Thick-Skinned Audience) is an increasingly popular film marathon which eschews all conventional norms of cinematography and audience expectations and instead, focused on the bizarre, B-movie, leftfield material. The organizers dug out some precious gems from the world of the obscure including a 1927 silent piece The Unknown by Tod – more
Soul Jazz Films have just released 135 Grand Street – a documentary about New York’s No Wave scene in the early eighties. First screened last year at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the video documents early performances by No Wave bands such as Chinese Puzzle, The Static, Morales and Youth in Asia. – more
The Slices crew added some more amazing features to our EB.tv section: Videos of Nouvelle Vague’s live performance at last week’s Electronic Beats Festival in Cologne as well as some nice impressions of the party are now available on our site. You can find even more to discover on our youtube dependency. One of the – more
P Diddy is trying practically anything he can to stay relevant these days. This includes starting his own Making The Band reality show, moshing at an Arctic Monkeys show and even guesting on DJ Hell’s “Teufelswerk”. Now, P Diddy and Chicago electro star Felix Da Housecat will be releasing an electronic mix under the moniker – more