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.
Michael Aniser recommends Longform—a simple to use and well curated stream of quality articles, beautifully edited in one central iPad app. – more
What’s soft, stylish, made in America but all over Europe? Our fantastic new T-shirts and sweaters, manufactured exclusively for Electronic Beats by American Apparel. Named after some of our favourite cities that have hosted Electronic Beats festivals or events, the four new additions to the Electronic Beats clothing collection will make a stylish addition to – more
1. memorable line in a film or song: As a teenager I used to watch Pulp Fiction over and over again, coun- ting toilet scenes, coffee drinking scenes and listening to the sound- track with the dialog intros: “Who’s motorcycle is this?” “It’s a chopper baby.” “Who’s chopper is this?” “It’s Zed’s”. “Who’s Zed?” “Zed’s – more
Airick Woodhead talks drones, the politics of the Montreal music scene, and moving on from his early days as a tape-looper. – more