Niconé & Sascha Braemer are two renegades from the Bar 25 collective—the infamous afterhours spot that leant to on the banks of the Spree which, since its closure in 2010, has accumulated a kind of quasi-mythical status. Their collaboration first won attention with “Nur Mal Kurz”, an elastic piece of debauched house music that paid tribute to the club in its final days. It was followed by “Ghost Hand” and their debut LP Romantic Thrills on SVT, further proving that when it comes to distilling the almost melancholic essence of the Club 35′s daunting sessions nobody does it like these guys. No tracklist this time as its chock full with secret goodies.
Bach Technology has created a stir at MIDEM 2010, with their announcement of a new music format. Illustriously dubbed MusicDNA, the proposed format will allow a whapping 32GB of additional content per song, which certainly compares favorably with a 7MB MP3. Hopefully, enriching the digital song will create a more album-like experience and give users – more
At checkpoint Charlie in Berlin, soldiers used to stop cars at gunpoint before they entered the American sector. In this area, which has now become a place for tourists to buy cheap Soviet-memorabilia on their way to the Berlin Wall museum, a young French artist is making a bold statement of giant scale against artificial – more
The magickal electronics of Igor Wakhévitch, crunkpunk synthgasms with DJ Dog Dick, and more await you in the precision coils of Audioccult. – more
PBR Streetgang is the troublesome twosome of Bonar Bradberry and Tom Thorpe. DJs for a number of years with gigs across the globe and a residency at Space Ibiza under their belts, they are knee-deep in sleazy, funky house music. They have just released the killer 12″ ‘Downstroke’ on Hot Creations and there’s more in – more