Fresh from last night’s Flux FM Electronic Beats On Air radio show, our Mix of the Day comes from Berlin’s resident acoustic techno masters Brandt Brauer Frick. And because there’s three of them in the band, the hour is split between them—meaning each member gets twenty minutes to showcase their individual taste. Which, according to the evidence here, encompasses future bass, rollicking house music and portentous techno. We strongly approve.
If you’re swinging by East Europe this summer, make sure you get around to one of the most adventurous festivals in the world, Kazantip Republic. Based in the beautiful Crimean Black Sea coast, the festival, which has been around for the last eighteen years, has picked up a reputation for somewhere to completely get away – more
Only if you’ve been living under a large rock would you not know English band The XX. Touring the world over for over a year, they have become engrained in our contemporary consciousness. Now you can relive the more intimate moments of the bands tour with a newly published book by accompanying photographer Jamie-James Medina. – more
Move over, beachgoers; winter is here, the ocean is dead and full of crap and garbage and it’s time for #slimepunk I guess. The grody green sludge has replaced the summer #seapunk URLifestyle as the top thing to post about when you have nothing better to do. Talk about slime! Discuss scum and yucky trash – more
Minimal techno producer Marek Hemmann‘s latest EP Infinity isn’t due until November, but if you want to stream it early then look no further. The German-based (naturally) producer recently put all three tracks (along with a rather inscrutable piece of info-text) from his upcoming Freude Am Tanzen release on soundcloud for fans to check out…so – more