EB Listening: Emptyset – Collapsed EP

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When I look back to music in 2011, one thing that immediately comes to my mind is Emptyset‘s Demiurge album. A slightly punishing workout from the dark side of techno, topped with the kind of manipulated basslines which changed my life. Some weeks ago, when we shared thoughts with the Chemnitz-based Raster-Noton label, we learned that the fabulous Bristol duo is set to release a 12″ on Carsten Nicoloai‘s label – although it’s only been six months since James Ginzburg (of Ginz, 30Hz, P Dutty) and Paul Purgas delivered their last album Medium for Subtext. And here we are; today’s EB Listening is pleased to unveil their next drop, the Collapsed EP.

EB Listening: Gesaffelstein – Rise of Depravity

July 6, 2012 in EB Listening
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Gesaffelstein est de retour! How can you say no to crisply dense and gorgeously heavy production that not only makes you dance, but also reaches into your soul and asks the question: are we human or are we ravers? The rising French producer is just about to overtake the techno throne that Justice created a – more

EB Listening: Jóhannsson/Hauschka/O’Halloran’s Transcendentalism EP streaming in full

May 2, 2012 in EB Listening

In honor of their 130701 Transcendentalists Tour 2012 (featuring the gorgeous, post-classical experiments of Hauschka, Jóhann Jóhannsson and Dustin O’Halloran) FatCat Records is also issuing an EP featuring exclusive new and reworked material from all three artists. We’re pleased to bring you a pre-release listening stream of Transcendentalism, which is available below: 15 May – – more

EB Listening: RareBit’s album Daizo streaming in full

February 22, 2012 in EB Listening

Rarebit is the alias of graphic designer, film composer and tree climber Justin Hopkins, who is also (and most obviously) a maker of very fine beats. He was the founding member of the experimental operating collective Sequins and Skeletons but these days Justin is part of Los Angeles’ NonProject‘s label which is one of the – more

EB Listening: Nomenklatür – Fascinated by The Chaos

January 6, 2012 in EB Listening

Time for some magnifique french techno! Today we’re happy to present the exclusive EB-Listening of Nomenklatür‘s upcoming album called Fascinated by The Chaos. It’s the follow-up to their acclaimed debut album Gift Of Ages which came out two years ago via Space Factory. With their sophomore album the Paris-based duo, which consists of Olivier Rossi – more