This April saw James Blake play the Gdansk edition of the Electronic Beats Festival, and what a show it was. This 20 minute live recording captures the atmosphere and the spacious sonics of his performance that night, with Blake’s insinuating, cherubic vocals on ‘Never Learnt to Share’ and ‘Limit to Your Love’ resonating throughout the venue with a piercing clarity. Want more? You can also read a review from the night here.
Want to know what’s been going into the ears of EBHQ? Here’s this week’s selection featuring tracks and mixes from Paul St. Hilaire, Heatsick, Jam City and Kyle Hall. – more
Although I tend to expect the unexpected, I was pretty surprised when the booking agency told me to meet Nicolas Jaar at the Park Inn Hotel in Berlin – a place where you usually find Asian tourists in bucket hats and ‘I ? Paris’ t-shirts or business men in suits and ties. Obviously the young – more
A truly illegal scheme seems to be taking place across the music distribution industry and independent electronic labels like Mille Plateaux have had enough. Via a formal letter that was written by label artist Terre Thaemlitz, the statement openly deplores the illegal uploading and sales of their own catalogue via online store Beatport. Thaemlitz states – more
Sally Shapiro’s delightful mixes of disco and pop have always garnered a strong reaction from the online music community. Which is somewhat expected, this publicity shy Swede injected credibility back into disco music with the help of long time producer Johan Agebjörn. Back in 2007 her first album Disco Romance seduced the music press with – more