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.
A controversial new documentary titled Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam will premier at the Vancouver International film festival in October, finally putting this fringe music genre on the map. Described as Muslim punk, Taqwacore finds its origins all the way back to 2003 when author Michael Muhammad Knight wrote a fictional account about a – more
Ben Klock, resident DJ at Berlin’s techno mecca Berghain, will release a new album next year. Entitled “One”, it will be available Feburary 23, 2009, on Ostgut Ton. Even though by far not his first release, the title “One” refers to the fact that this is his first full-length work, conceived in the studio during – more
In early March finally the new WhoMadeWho album ‘The Plot’ is coming out on Gomma. To heat things up, the Danish trio put a live-recording of their notorious gig on NYE at Copenhagen’s Ritz Club onto their homepage: WhoMadeWho – New Year’s Eve Party Mix 2008 – 2009 link: www.whomadewho.dk The video below, recorded the same – more
Mark Fisher—the noted blogger known as K-Punk and the author of ‘Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative?’—deconstructs the Drake dilemma. – more